School and Scout ProgramsSanctuary Cruises offers great cruises for schools, scout troops, home schools, colleges and conservation organizations. They are less expensive than our regular tours, and can be tailored to compliment what students are learning in school. We work with you to make sure your cruise is educational, rewarding, fun & memorable. Please contact us to talk over the possibilities at (831)917-1042.
The owner is a marine educator
Dorris is the marine biologist with decades of Monterey Bay experience in both research and education. She holds a California State Life Science Teaching Credential from UCSC, has taught all ages in both classroom, lab and the field and developed the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Marine Mammal Curriculum. She is the former Education Director at UCSC's Long Marine Lab and co-designed the Seymour Center. Mike is the captain with 30 years of Pacific Ocean experience on power boats, sailboats, surfing and diving. He shares his knowledge of seamanship and piloting with students. You're going to love our knowledge and how we impart it.
We teach and live conservation
Not only do we take special care to introduce students to the marine environment and the sea life found on the Monterey Bay, but we also send them home with a healthy respect for our oceans.
College and Docent Field Trips
We also host universities for their marine biology course field trips. Recent cruises include UC Santa Cruz, the University of the Pacific and California State Parks Docents.
Call us to find more about our special school and docent discounts (831)917-1042.