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YOUR ADVENTURE AWAITS!

The Condor Express in Santa Barbara has been creating amazing whale watching experiences for over 35 years. Come aboard for the experience of a lifetime!

CONDOR MUSICAL CRUISES

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Whale Watching at the Whale Heritage Site

Bottlenose Dolphin

WHAT OUR PASSENGERS ARE SAYING

Humpback Rostrum

WHAT YOU'LL ENCOUNTER

Meet the array of wildlife you could see while out on the open ocean!

START PLANNING YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE

Condor in Santa Barbara

PRIVATE
CHARTERS

Looking for your own personal adventure? Book your own private whale watch, celebration of life, or party cruise!

CHECKOUT OUR GALLEY

We're one of the only whales watching boats along California's coast that has a full galley with breakfast, lunch , and beverage options. If you forget to grab a bite to eat before your trip, no worries, we've got you covered! Check it out below.

OUR DEDICATED CREW

Hiroko Benko
HIROKO
OWNER
David Beezer
DAVE 
CAPTAIN
Devin Hunt
DEVIN 
CAPTAIN
Kelly Kohls
KELLY
CREW 
Samantha Mladjov
Robert Perry
SAMANTHA
CREW
BOB
PHOTOGRAPHER
Owner Hiroko Benko
HIROKO 
OWNER
Bob Perry
BOB
PHOTOGRAPHER

THE CONDOR EXPRESS

  • 71-foot-long, 26.5-foot-wide, quad-jet-powered catamaran capable of cruising at 28+ knots

  • Powered by four BRAND NEW, low emission, 700 hp Scania Diesel engines. 

  • Twin wave piercing hulls, feature a modified hydrofoil wing that produces an extremely smooth and stable ride. 

  • U.S. Coast Guard certified and insured to carry up to 127 passengers

  • Features a large and luxurious teak-paneled cabin. Expansive windows allow viewing from inside the cabin, seating for ~60 persons, and 2 Large plasma screen TV's allow passengers to see boats location throughout the channel.

  • Full galley with breakfast and lunch menu. 

  • Complete bar with adult drinks such as cocktails, beer, and wine. 

  • Upper sundeck seating offers unobstructed animal viewing and sight seeing

  • Huge raised bow allows passengers a up-close look at the wildlife=, specifically the dolphins! Be sure to look down when hanging out on the bow, common dolphins love to bow ride!

  • Three full-size rest rooms aboard

  • High-tech Bose audio system projects captain's voice throughout the entirety of the boat. 

  • A large aftdeck provides lots of room for dancing to a DJ or a live band. There is plenty of space for passengers, or educators and researchers to work

Condor at the dock
Aerial Condor
Condor Express Whale Watching
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