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Address: 1718 Brommer St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3002
Phone Number: +1 831-427-0230
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The Stagnaro family has been serving the Santa Cruz area for over a...

The Stagnaro family has been serving the Santa Cruz area for over a century, ever since Italian patriarch Cottardo Stagnaro settled in Santa Cruz in 1879. This historical landmark business is still leading the way in ocean fun on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. There is something for everyone: Whale Watching, Scenic Bay Cruises, Fishing Trips and Private Parties for any occasion. Whichever your choice, today's fourth generation Stagnaro Charter Boats will surely make your trip fun and memorable.

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whale watching cruises

great trip. friendly crew members. they did a good job, saw many whales. very happy. it was much longer than i thought, highly recommended. Thanks

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san jose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

great trip. friendly crew members. they did a good job, saw many whales. very happy. it was much longer than i thought, highly recommended. Thanks

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In spite of a rather rough day the captain found and stayed on many whales. There were also many birds nad sea lions. The boat handled the weather very well and is well maintained. The crew is courteous, helpful nad professional. Great experience nad great value.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour left on time, the boat was clean and comfortable, and the guides went out of their way to make sure we saw whales.

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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a great outing. The staff was friendly and professional. On top of that, the weather was beautiful and we saw a good number of Humpback whales.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing day of fishing. Everyone on the boat that was fishing that day had limited out. Crew was super helpful and friendly!

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff and fantastic whale viewings! We had a great time and was so impressed by the friendly knowledgeable staff!

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Scotts Valley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone on 2 Cod fishing trips (half day and full day) with Stagnaros over the last 6 months (July & Nov 2016) and both were great. I'm local but took family out when they visited, adults, teens and pre-teens. Everyone loved the trips and very reasonable cost. Captain is skilled at finding the fish for you, tells you to... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has a delightful time cruising the Monterey Bay, seeing whales, sea lions and other wildlife out of Santa Cruz. Crew was helpful and knowledgeable.

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly crew, nice boat, we left pretty much on time, beautiful day, saw about a dozen humpbacks, one breached (amazing!), a few dolphin, a few otters. Good clean fun for all! Left at 11am, back by 2:30pm. Can't wait to go again.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very knowable crew. Spotted dozens of humpback whales. Incredible annoying followup emails asking for feedback.

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