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Enjoyable afternoon

We enjoyed the whale watching sail and did see a few whales. It was a beautiful day and so nice to... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Laurelnd
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La Jolla, California
Whale of a day

I have been on many whale watching excursions without a bad experience on any of them. This day... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
BitsyM
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Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With COVID precautions, we were one of two family groups on the upper deck. It felt like we'd chartered our own whale-watching yacht. The crew was knowledgable and friendly, and we were lucky enough to spot a gray whale breaching four times along with sea lions, pelicans and more.

Date of experience: March 2021
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celebrationcruisessb, Owner at Celebration Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kirsten!
Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and write this review!! It sounds like you had a great time on your "private charter", and an even better time seeing all that Santa Barbara has to offer with its diverse wildlife! That is amazing you saw a gray whale breach 4 TIMES! It was definitely putting on a show that day. Thank you again Kirsten, and hopefully, we will see you soon!

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Reviewed 24 March 2021

Two gray wheals and a lot of dolphins! Great !
Captain very nice , explained everything what’s going on with the wheals ! It’s a beautiful experience

Date of experience: March 2021
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celebrationcruisessb, Owner at Celebration Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Elvia!
Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, and rate us! I am so glad you were able to experience Santa Barbara from our perspective. Whale watching season is magical, and we are so lucky to be a stop for migrating gray whales! I am so happy that you enjoyed your trip. We hope to see you again soon, thanks Elvia!

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Reviewed 24 March 2021

Even though we only watched the back of a couple of whales possibly mother an calf it was a lot of fun. We made acquaintances and laughed together to our own jokes. The sea was choppy the boat was shifting and strongly moving up and down but just one time the wave reached the top of the bow and sprayed us.

Date of experience: March 2021
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celebrationcruisessb, Owner at Celebration Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alfory,
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am sorry to hear about the conditions you endured. I wish we could control the weather, if that were the case we would have perfect conditions 24/7. I am so happy to hear though that you enjoyed the other passengers and were able to make the best of these conditions. Hopefully, we will see you again! Thanks Alfory!

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Reviewed 24 March 2021

we did not see any whales but loved the 2 hour cruise. ship was clean and crew was wonderful. We get another free trip because we did not see any whales. wonderful!!!!!

Date of experience: March 2021
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celebrationcruisessb, Owner at Celebration Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mary!
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I am sorry to hear that you didn't see any whales, but please come back next whale watching season for your free trip. Remember to call our company's number and tell them the name your reservation was under for this trip, and we will book you for your free trip. I am glad that you were still able to enjoy yourself! Thank you so much, and we will hopefully see you soon!

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Reviewed 18 March 2021 via mobile

We were a group of six people and took an hour cruise aboard The Whisper! Captain CHARLIE was an exceptional host, provided history about Santa Barbara and made us all feel right at home. We will be returning guests and highly recommend this excursion!

Date of experience: March 2021
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celebrationcruisessb, Owner at Celebration Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi!
Thank you so much for such a wonderful review about Captain Charlie! I will be sure to relay the compliments!! He is an amazing employee and we are very lucky to have him a part of our team! Thank you once again, and we will hopefully see you soon!

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