Want to become a marine naturalist while enjoying a leisurely sail on Monterey Bay? If you have an inquisitive mind that has ever wondered: How deep is Monterey Bay? Who discovered this area? What’s the difference between seals and sea lions? How far do jellyfish travel? Who is the Great White Shark afraid of?
Did you know that Monterey Canyon can fit the Grand Canyon inside? Or that newborn Blue Whales drink up to 50 gallons of milk a day? Or that sea otters can have 1 million hairs per square inch- that’s why they never look cold!!! Or that kelp forests are home to more than 700 different species of invertebrates and fish? If you’ve ever wanted to learn more in a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere – then this is the cruise for you.
Spend an afternoon with your very own marine biologist and get all your questions answered. Our Sanctuary cruises on Monterey Bay are a unique experience for the inquisitive, adventurous minds. See humpbacks, blue whales, dolphins, sea otters, and sea birds while learning about the natural history, geology, and wildlife of Monterey Bay.
We offer well rounded natural history cruises, where you will learn about the early Indians, the Spanish explorers and the unique and amazing ecosystems of Monterey Bay. Learn about the wetlands of Elkhorn Slough, the diverse kelp forest communities, or the deep canyon habitats that plunge to 12,000 feet into Monterey Canyon. We also tailor experiences to your interests. f all you want to learn about is whales, then climb aboard, sit back & become a whale expert learning how many calves they have, how far they travel, how they communicate and who are their natural enemies.