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Stagnaro Sport Fishing Charters & Whale Watching Cruises

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About Stagnaro Sport Fishing Charters & Whale Watching Cruises
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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Reviewed yesterday

Had an awesome time. Staff was great. We got lucky and saw plenty of wildlife including Humpback and Grey whales. Kids were thrilled as was I.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nathan r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my family loved this tour, had a great day staff was top notch and we had success seeing the whales. I had my mom come out for Christmas and this was one of the Christmas presents. Thank you and your team to make...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fab day out with dad & brother. The crew were very knowledgeable and patient with us beginners!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scenic40533895606
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Sanddab fishing trip in Jan. The crew had scouted locations before and took us there. It was a half a day trip and started at 7. Takes 40 mins to get to the first stop. It was bit cold when we started but...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Venture16167509464
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on Stagnaro Sport Fishing Charter several times and always enjoy the time and experience

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Journey37304
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful experience with Stagnaro! The website was very informative and the staff were friendly and helpful. Our naturalist gave us a lot of facts about the Bay and its animals! We saw him back whales, grey whales, Stellar sea lion and California...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OnAir65665806356
Reviewed 1 week ago

No other charter will work this hard to show you a great time! Takes you right to the whales, dolphins and other wildlife. Went buy the pier to see sea lions and honked the magnificent horn to onlookers. Fun, fun, fun!

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Explorer16676544855
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 14yo son and I had a wonderful time sand dab fishing on The Legacy. The crew are amazing; constantly moving around the boat to assist anyone who requires it with a cheerful and friendly attitude. I’m also impressed with their responsibility; they never keep...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tonia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maureen was excellent! Everything went smoothly and we saw some whales. Unfortunately, the seas were pretty rough.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 794dennisb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're been on whale watching tours all over the world. This was the best. Totally profession with a wonderful guide who learned our names and told us what we were seeing. Saw plenty of humpbacks but hundreds of dolphins - that was very special. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Keyssandi
June 26, 2018|
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Response from santacruzwhalewatch | Property representative |
During July and August, Whale Watching trips run daily out of the Santa Cruz Harbor. Call 831-427-0230 for info and reservations (open 9-4 daily) or purchase tickets online. Jenny
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Victoria J
April 7, 2018|
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Call our Santa Cruz ticket office for more information. Open 9-4 daily, Pacific Standard Time. Phone 831-427-0230 Jenny Stagnaro Charters/Santa Cruz Whale Watching
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tonysimpson955
August 14, 2016|
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Adults are $48.95 and Kids (age 4-13) are $34.95
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