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Address: 301 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3886
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One of the best tours ever!

That was definitely one of the best tours I've ever done! We boarded the boat, sailed for an hour or so and were taken to a place where we were surrounded by dolphins... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Mikhail L
Polotsk, Belarus

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Polotsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

That was definitely one of the best tours I've ever done! We boarded the boat, sailed for an hour or so and were taken to a place where we were surrounded by dolphins! Seriously, there were hundreds of them playing in the waves. The water was very clear and you could even see the dolphins underwater near the boat. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Weather was great! Saw 4 gray 300 plus Dolphins, 200 plus sea lions. Boat was clean and comfortable. Crew worked hard to make the experience great! Captain kept us out over time to see more. Excellent trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

It really isn't a good time of year for whales, but we thought it was worth the try. The boat is wonderful and it wasn't crowded. The weather was perfect in the low 80s (which for us was magical in November). We found a humpback whale and watched it for a while. That was nice, but not that exciting. Then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

First of all I want to acknowledge the great staff. There were plenty on board along with several volunteers who acted as naturalists. Everyone was concerned about the welfare of passengers who might not have been feeling their best even though the staff offered advice as to where to sit and where NOT to sit if one had a tendency... More 

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Whidbey Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Took this excursion while on a Princess Cruise. The captain and crew did an excellent job of finding whales and dolphins--we were very lucky to see a Blue Whale, and the captain ensured we had lots of time to watch this wonderful creature. We got to see hundreds of dolphins which actually flock to the boat and swim alongside of... More 

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Cache, OK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A rare treat to see a blue whale. It showed itself for ~10 minutes. Not particularly close, but a rarity. We also saw three humpbacks, a veritable boatload of common dolphins, and a sea lion pack that came right up to the boat... hundreds of both species. The day was mostly overcast but very calm, and the ride on the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you find yourself in Santa Barbara, do yourself a favor and take the short trip out on the Condor Express. Even though Santa Barbara is a beautiful city, the real beauty lies in the marine life found offshore. On a Condor Express trip, you are likely to see hundreds of dolphins and various types of whales depending on the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing wildlife lots of whales, dolphins and good views perfect trip for anyone and if you are prone to sea sickness U think personaly you'll be ok it's quite a gentle ride. The experts are always there to talk to 10/10 for me!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went with my friend and were very lucky to see 2 pairs of blue whales, one humpback whale, a lot of dolphins, sea lions and seals. Very exiting. Not for people who suffer from sea sick.

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The weather forecast called for smooth sailing, but the boat was rocking and rolling. The crew was awesome taking care of a few people who were seasick (If you THINK you might be, take some Bonine beforehand, even if it's smooth as silk.) It took us a while, but we saw a juvenile humpback breach a few times. Food is... More 

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