Established Whale Watching Tour Operator

San Diego, CA (San Diego County)

Seller Financing Available
Established Whale Watching Tour Operator

Asking Price:$220,000

Cash Flow:$75,000

Gross Revenue:$150,000

EBITDA:N/A

FF&E:$80,000

Inventory:N/A

Established:1992

Established Whale Watching Tour Operator

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Business Description

Love whales? This business is for you! Business is a San Diego based adventure travel operator and whale safari camp tour business. This niche business has been in operation since 1992, logging over 3,000 hours observing the whales of Baja.

Highlights

- Very well established whale tour operator with no negative online reviews
- Short tour season (January - March) allows for plenty of freedom
- Frequent contact with whales!
- Well developed Web sites for marketing
- Rare seaside camp located in a remote but seasonally highly traveled area

For many people going on a whale watching tour is a 'bucket list' item. However, once they have experienced the whale tour they become the businesses best form of advertising.- word of mouth!

The majority of the marketing comes through the business Web site. The owner estimates that about 1/2 of the buyers come in through organic searches and the other through pay per click advertising campaigns. Travel shows are also a good source of leads.

Company operations are very straightforward with well trained staff.

Owner would be happy to stay involved with the business post sale to help the new owners get acquainted with everything.

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Detailed Information

Employees:
6 PT Seasonal
Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment (FF&E):
Included in asking price
Facilities:
This is a home based operated business but there is a campsite which has an estimated $80,000 worth of equipment including tenting. The camp accommodations are large 140 square foot cabin style tents. (Home Based)
Competition:
There is competition in this space as can be expected. Lots of people love to spend time with nature and certainly whale watching is an exciting way to do that. The campsite is located on a remote protected beach surrounded by marsh and adjacent to the boat launch area.
Growth & Expansion:
Simply put, this opportunity is potentially a huge opportunity for someone who has the cash and/or distribution contacts to expand the market presence of these tours.
Financing:
For Qualified Buyer
Support & Training:
The owner is happy to stay on and train a new owner as needed.
Reason for Selling:
Retirement
Home-Based:
This business is Home-Based

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