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Epic Whale Watching Season – Final Dates Announced!

What a season! We’ve had some amazing sightings, beautiful weather and pristine ocean conditions. After the sadness and uncertainty following the wildfires and mudslides in the Santa Barbara area, having the opportunity to share the beauty of Santa Barbara with locals and visiting travelers helped make this season extremely special. Grey whales were sighted almost…

Magnificent Whale Watching!

Whale Watching Too! February is an exciting time for us here at Celebration Cruises as it represents the best time for seasonal whale watching in the area. While there are amazing animal sightings year round in the Santa Barbara channel, February is the best time to see gray whales as they migrate through our area….

Parade of Lights 2012

As always, sickness it was a blast participating in the waterfront’s annual Parade of Lights event. We unfortunately were too busy with a private charter to snap our own pictures of our cruise but luckily some local residents uploaded their pictures to news website  It’s never too early to contact us about a special event, especially holidays which tend to be booked very early!   Credit goes to Betsy Cramer for submitting these pictures to