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Women’s Santa Cruz Coastal Cruise Featuring
Great White Sharks To Gray Whales
Stunning Scenery and Marine Mammals of Monterey Bay.
May 1st 11:00am-3:30pm $110
More details at: https://bluewaterventures.org/tour/womens-santa-cruz-coastal-cruisegreat-whites-to-gray-whales/
We already have women on our roster so please go to the above link or visit www.bluewaterventures.org and "Book A Tour" to reserve your space. We start with some social time on land than enjoy 2-3 hours on the water in search of mega fauna with a naturalist led narration on land and sea.
You can only join us by reserving a space.. Contact Kim with questions at [masked]
Join a group of women as we depart from Santa Cruz Harbor. Our day will begin with an overview of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary as we meet and greet at the Santa Cruz Lighthouse overlook, West Cliff Drive. From there we will caravan to The Santa Cruz Harbor and board our private vessel, the Sea Spirit.
You may want to make it a weekend in Santa Cruz. Join us on Sunday as we explore the tidepools of Davenport Landing and hike above the cliffs looking for migrating Gray Whales.
Over the last few years, an area just south of Capitola Wharf between New Brighton Beach and the “Cement Ship” has become a location where juvenile white sharks concentrate on a regular basis during the summer and fall months. “Shark Park” as it has been locally coined has gained recognition as an area to view the iconic apex predator.
White sharks seek the shallow, calm water often quite near shore to warm up, thermoregulating their body temperature. We hope to see other marine life such as sea otters, harbor seals and hopefully Gray Whales as they migrate north to their Alaskan feeding grounds.
Our day will include a visit to our local kelp beds where Gray Whale mothers sometimes rest and nurse their calves.
To maintain social distancing, we are taking 50% fewer women to give everyone plenty of room on our 50′ motorized vessel. The Ocean Spirit has a wrap around deck for great viewing.
Refunds are given when cancellations are made at least 21 days in advance of trip date. Space on the roster is guaranteed when payments are received and in the order that we receive them.
The Sea Spirit is 50 feet long as marks on the railing every 6 feet. Face masks will be worn unless you are eating or drinking. Beer and wine may be purchased on board. We are always in the open fresh air and we can spread out on the boat. During the era of COVID the captain limits customers to 18 plus crew. Kim Powell, will be your on board naturalist.
Online Please review our Covid-19 Protocol, much that applies to our outing. Of particular importance is proper screening of guides and customers for COVID-19 symptoms. If your temperature is above 100 or if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms, please do not join us. You may have a credit that never expires for any kayaking or hiking trip we offer.
We will meet at 11:00am at 701 West Cliff Drive at the
Santa Cruz Light House Overlook area in the large grassy field for some social time and a natural history overview of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. From there we will caravan to the Santa Cruz harbor.
We are so excited to offer this unique wildlife adventure!