Captain's Blog

Resident humpbacks stay with us

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Today’s trip was pretty amazing as the weather got just a little nicer and the sun shown a little brighter. We encountered a 1/2 dozen wintertime resident juvenile humpback whales frolicking out front of Santa Cruz on the west side of the Soquel Hole.  We also saw 4 adult transient humpback whales cruising through on…

Gift Certificates- great last minute gift idea!!

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Looking for that perfect gift that you know will get used without adding clutter to your life (or home), is good for the environment and will never, ever end up in any landfill?? Look no further- A Sea Spirit Ocean Safari gift certificate is your perfect solution and will provide family memories to last a…

Heading into winter months

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November treated us well as far as humpback whales remaining in the bay. The weather for the most part had remained beautiful and we witnessed some amazing sites. As we approach middle of December, moving into January and February we will be predominantly open on weekends. This is of course weather and participation dependent but…

Great White Sharks returning next season.

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With the approaching colder water and shorter days, our Great White Shark Safaris have switched to Near Shore Safaris.  Though the opportunity for seeing these magnificent apex predators still exist through the end of the month, our chance dwindles down substantially.  For this reason our afternoons will be predominately focused on local whales, Sea Otters,…