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San Diego Whale Watching Tours

San Diego Tours

Ticket Booth is now located at 970 N. Harbor Drive

Hornblower’s San Diego boat tours combine sightseeing and wildlife watching for a narrated, family-friendly, two-tours-in-one experience. View natural wildlife and world-renowned landmarks such as the Star of India, Midway and Cabrillo National Monument. We’ve all done land tours, but who can say they have done a memorable water tour in San Diego? Gather your friends and family to experience a scenic boat ride tour in San Diego today. View your boat ride options below!  Harbor Cruises and Whale Watching Adventures board at 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.

*Due to limited parking and traffic at this location, please allow extra travel time.

San Diego boat ride tours

Weekly Cruises

  • San Diego Harbor Cruises

    San Diego Harbor Cruises

    1 or 2 Hour Cruises, 6 daily times | Starting at $27

    Boarding at Pier 2 (see directions). Enjoy sightseeing with close up views of Star of India, USS Midway, Coronado Bay Bridge, military ships and up to 50 San Diego Landmarks. 

    SAVE $3 with Code SD3D!

  • Star of India seen from Hornblower Cruises

    Star of India Spectator & Lunch Cruise

    3 hour cruise | November 18

    San Diego's pride is the Star of India....Sail alongside the world's oldest active iron-hulled ship on November 18th for this rare occasion! 

  • Sailing with Captain Santa Harbor Cruise

    Sailing with Captain Santa Harbor Cruise

    2 Hour Cruise, Dec 1st at 10am

    Join 103.7 FM KSON, KYXY 96.5, and Sunny 98.1 for a festive morning on the water, featuring hosts John & Tammy and a special appearance by Captain Santa! 

  • Whale Watching San Diego

    San Diego Whale & Dolphin Watching Tours

    Winter Gray Whale watching begins December 8

    SPLASH SALE ALERT!  Call to reserve $30 tickets for a limited time. (A $13-$18 savings)

    Winter or Summer, both great times to see the Whales off San Diego Coastline. If you love whales, dolphins, sea lions, and sea birds, hop on board for a breathtaking experience. Educational Narration included.

  • booze cruise in san diego

    Rock the Yacht! Cruise

    Friday & Saturday Nights | April - October | Like a "club" but on the water!

    Get the night started right with San Diego's newest party. Step on board, grab a drink, snap some selfies, hit the dance floor, then head out to the Gaslamp and keep the party going all night long.  SAVE $5 on Rock The Yacht! Cruises with code SD5D.

2018 Cruises

  • Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years' Eve celebration Cruises on Hornblower.

    2018 Calendar of Events

    So many reasons to Celebrate

    Special events call for special celebrations, and we've got them all lined up and ready to go for 2018. 

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