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Truth Aquatics

#11 of 24 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Santa Barbara Features Animals
301 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3886
+1 805-962-1127
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Two day Discovery dive

We went on the Truth for a two day discovery dive and it was an amazing way to spend the weekend... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Jennie K
,
Carlsbad, California
via mobile
A day on the Vision, going to Santa Cruz Island

Although crossing to and from Santa Curz Island from Santa Barbara on the Vision, one of the Truth... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
millett2017
,
Santa Barbara, California
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“dive trip” (7 reviews)
“dive sites” (6 reviews)
“dive deck” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
301 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3886
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+1 805-962-1127

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went on the Truth for a two day discovery dive and it was an amazing way to spend the weekend. This live aboard was very professionally done. The crew was friendly and very knowledgeable, captain Dave knew the Channel Islands very well and took...More

Thank Jennie K
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Although crossing to and from Santa Curz Island from Santa Barbara on the Vision, one of the Truth Aquatics boats, was a bit rough it was a beautiful day starting with the sunrise along the coast. We arrived at the first dive site, well protected...More

Thank millett2017
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Me and my two dive buddies did a 5 day limited load on the Vision. Graham was our skipper. Glen was on the boat too. The food was awesome, the diving was great. The boat if amazing. The sleeping was great. Not bad thing to...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Our first adventure with a Truth Aquatics live-aboard dive boat four years ago was great without any complaints! This trip, however, was quite different. The boat was clean and all but my husband and I took this trip to dive, not spend time between dives...More

2  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Took a four day dive trip aboard the Vision. The food was OK, The first night was excellent, the rest was OK. I cook better for myself..I get better at independent diners everywhere... The diving itself was great, but then rocks and kelp always make...More

1  Thank TedRecupero
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have been diving with Truth Aquatics for many many years - sometimes multiple trips in a year, sometimes a few years between trips - but the experience is always the same. I have been on all 3 boats of the fleet, with the Vision...More

Thank kericlem
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Did an Aug. 16 - 20'th 5-day Southern Channel Islands limited load live-aboard trip on the Truth Aquatic's boat Vision. Loved it. Excellent value trip; rented tank & weights and bought nitrox via SEA Landing Dive Center, by where the boat docks. Got in 24...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Hire SUP boards for $15 per hour. At the beach they are $25. Friendly staff. Have single and double jet boats as well as guided tours.

Thank torenja
Reviewed 6 July 2016

2nd year on a 3 day dive trip with friends, south swell, spent the entire 3 days on Santa Cruz Island, north side. viz was not the best, 5'-15'. Capt. Jerry found us some good dive sites, Deck Hand Chase was very attentive & helpful....More

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 30 April 2016

What a fantastic trip! The Crew did their job. We were safe, well fed, comfortable, everything we could ask for. Diving was awesome. Amazing color, beautiful kelp forest. sharks, rays, sea lions.

Thank isaacsilence
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