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Blue Whale Watching San Diego

Summer Whale Watching Adventures

San Diego Whale Watching Tours with Hornblower

Summer Whale Watching season runs June 24-September 4.


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Great cruise. Great crew. Beautiful weather. Couldn't have asked for anything better. I've lived in San Diego for 37 years and have never been on a whale watching cruise (if you can believe that) so this was a wonderfully anticipated experience.

– Mary T

I took a friend of mine on the San Diego Whale Watching Trip on Sunday the 28 on the 1:30 PM Trip. We saw many whales, and I believe it was a Humpback Whale that breached so many times, I lost track! One time it was a full breach about 40 yards out from the side of the boat! The Crew was great and I thank them! I did get a picture of a tail, but the timing is the trick! Thanks again.

– Jack B

An all around great experience for us and our out-of-state guest. Saw whale, dolphin and sea lions. The Hornblower was a roomy and comfortable ship, and we were able to have wonderful views of the ocean, islands and San Diego skyline.

– Carol M

Our family had so much fun on Sunday during our whale watching adventure. The captain was so knowledgeable, and enthusiastic about the trip. We saw two Fin back whales, and his excitement about this event was infectious. Also, the volunteers from the Natural History Museum were amazing, and I know that my children will remember this event forever. Thank you so much!

– Kelly Y

We would like to sincerely thank the staff for their care and attention. We had our four grandchildren aboard and it was thrilling for them. The captain allowed them to pose for photos in HIS seat holding the ship's wheel. One of the volunteers helped our daughter in law with a two year old as she attended to her infant's needs. Everyone went above and beyond their call of duty, the ship was immaculate as were the restrooms. We enjoyed every minute of the experience. Thank you all for the entire trip. Very pleasant crew attitude. Attitudes begin at the top and it was evident of a very professional management and staff.

– Dorothy

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