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Winter Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises

Premium Whale Watching featuring Blue Whales

Enjoy the best sightseeing on the San Diego Bay—with a professionally narrated tour of San Diego's whale-watching hot spots by naturalists from the Natural History Museum.

Join us on the water as we search for Gray Whales (winter), Blue Whales (Summer), Minke Whales, Fin Whales, dolphins, sea lions, marine birds and much more!

As we cruise, we’ll see up-close views of the bay's wildlife as well as iconic landmarks from a new perspective. Onboard, our staff will provide live narration and details about the aquatic life and landmarks we pass for a truly memorable experience. 

If some type of whale is not sighted on your whale watching cruise, you will receive a pass good to return for a Whale Watching Cruise or Harbor Cruise.

December 16 - April 14 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday only)

Board: 9:15am
Cruise: 9:30am - 1:00pm

Neighborhood: Downtown

City Cruises
970 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-686-8715

Date & Time

Dec 16, 2023 - ongoing
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
BOARD: 9:15am | CRUISE: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Recurs every Sunday, Friday, Saturday

Price

$55 adults, $50 military, $41.25 kids

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Getting there

970 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Pier 2: 970 North Harbor Drive (At USS MIDWAY)
San Diego, CA 92101

* IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: Please be advised that parking is limited in this area (see Port of SD)

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