For Sale: Whale Watching And Fishing Charter - Since 1993 - Santa Cruz County, California


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Santa Cruz County Whale Watching And Fishing Charter - Since 1993 Business For Sale


This family-owned business has been continuously operated for over 100 years. It started as a fishing charter with whale watching was added in 2000. The business has quadrupled under the current generation of ownership since 1993 and is the only charter of its kind in the immediate area. With a strong online presence, the company is a major draw bringing traffic to the Harbor and its many surrounding businesses. Regional tourism accounts for about 60% of sales, with 40% coming from national and world visitors.

The company has two vessels valued together at $1 Million, with capacities of 72 and 50, plus an office and two websites. Requires minimum 50-ton ocean master license to operate and runs between 8-15 employees depending on the season. Includes 5 full-time employees, all of whom have been with the company for 10+ years. Comes with 2 slips, leased exclusively through the Harbor, which currently has a 15+ year wait list for any newcomers. Everything is owned free and clear and in full compliance thru Jan 2026. The 750 SF office is remote and the office can be relocated if desired with less than 2 years left on the lease.

To get more information about this Whale Watching And Fishing Charter - Since 1993 business for sale in Santa Cruz County please phone Datta Khalsa (Broker - BRE License #:01161050) at 831-462-4000 and 831-818-0181 - if you get voicemail please leave a detailed message - make sure you mention you saw this posting/ad #281234 on BizBen.com. In addition to phoning Datta Khalsa, make sure you email Datta Khalsa above to get more info about this Whale Watching And Fishing Charter - Since 1993, to ask any questions or request an appointment to see this business for sale. Thank you. License # DRE 01161050. Main Street Realtors.

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  1. Name: Datta Khalsa
  2. phone iconPhone: 831-462-4000
  3. phone iconPhone: 831-818-0181


  1. Asking Price: $2,295,000.00

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  1. Area: Santa Cruz County

  2. City: None Given

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