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Azure Seas Whale Watching Season Begins March 1st!

For the upcoming 2019 whale watching season featuring the annual gray whale migration, Azure Seas will begin our trips starting March 1st. While whale watching season is often described as ‘Mid-February to Mid-May’ in Santa Barbara, the Azure Seas has been undergoing some serious maintenance, including an entirely new set of engines as well as interior upgrades. We are so excited to not only begin our whale watching season but also with the boat in the best shape it has ever been in! Our tw0-hour whale watching excursions depart multiple times per day from Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara. While it’s not a 100% guarantee to see whales on each trip, we feel like starting two weeks into the season actually increases our chances. Along with the migrating gray whales, there are also chances to see humpback whales, bottlenose dolphins,…

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….

Whale Watching Season Beginning Soon

Wow! The 2018 whale watching season is sure to be another year of amazing sightings of whales and other animals in the beautiful Santa Barbara channel. Whale watching California as every year the annual migration of gray whales brings them close in to the Santa Barbara harbor where we can view them safely and responsibly…

Whale Watching Excursions Begin February 15th

Join us for that very special time of the year when the California gray whales follow their migration path directly through Santa Barbara’s local coastline. Ride comfortably on the Celebration, cialis sale the only boat that offers close encounters with the seas mightiest creatures while also providing the comfort you’d expect from a luxury yacht. Departures are every Friday, find Saturday and Sunday at the following times: 10:00AM, 2:00PM and 4:00PM. All cruises are an hour-and-a-half long and feature all of the Celebrations regular amenities such as restrooms aboard the vessel, a cash bar and multiple levels for viewing all that nature has to offer. Celebration Cruises also carries a naturalist onboard to help answer any questions that customers may have about the local wildlife, habitats and more. The price for our whale watching cruises are $35.00 per person and…

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