Embark on a half-day open ocean adventure in search of blue whales!
Once-in-a-lifetime encounters with whales, dolphins and San Diego's diverse marine wildlife. Cruise into open ocean in comfort with our expert crew. Summer weekends, May 27 - Labor Day
Search for whales, dolphins, sea lions and more
Comfortable ship with snack bar and unobstructed viewing
Guided by Birch Aquarium naturalists on board
Scenic sights of San Diego Bay
See a whale or ride again free!
Join us for the adventure of a lifetime with San Diego's most experienced whale watching fleet. Aboard our comfortable, modern ship, you'll have the opportunity to see humpback whales, minke whales, fin whales, sharks, harbor seals and California sea lions, dolphins (common, Pacific, Risso's), often in pods numbering in the hundreds, Australian jellies, cormorants, brown pelicans, and the most coveted whale-watching encounter: blue whales.
Blue whales are the largest creatures on the planet. The blue whales feeding off the coast of San Diego can reach lenghths of 90 feet. Their playful behavior and enormous spouts of water make an exciting viewing opportunity. The chance of seeing these endangered creatures is a true bucket list adventure.
Our excursions our led and narrated by experts from Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, a world-renouned instituion for climate, earth and ocean science education. Combined with Flagship's nearly 70 years of whale watching, we are San Diego's most experienced fleet, providing a smooth, educational and enriching time for kids and adults alike.
You'll enjoy every moment aboard our two-level whale watching vessel with open-air observation deck and spacious 360-degree viewing, climate-controlled indoor and outdoor seating, snack bar with boxed lunches available for purchase, restrooms and a full bar.
May 27 - ongoing
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Boards at 8:30 AM.
Recurs every Sunday, Saturday
Adults: $65. Children: $32.50.
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