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Hornblower Cruises & Events

Creating Amazing Experiences!

Hornblower is famous for dinner cruises, whale watching, sightseeing harbor tours, weekend champagne brunch cruises and summer cocktail cruises, late night Rock the Yacht Parties. Hornblower combines the best of San Diego Bay for one-of-a-kind dining and sightseeing experiences. San Diego Bay provides some of the best views in Southern California, mixed with cool bay breezes and endless sunshine. The deck of a yacht is one of the best places to enjoy these views. Discounts are available for AAA members, groups, seniors, children or military.  Private charters and Destination Weddings available.

All Hornblower Cruises feature the amazing landmarks of the city and the bay, including the awe inspiring Coronado Bay Bridge, the USS Midway, Aircraft Carriers, The Star of India, submarines, Seaport Village, Convention center, Point Loma & more.

Neighborhood: Downtown

970 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 686-8715
Toll-Free: (800) ONTHEBAY
kwells@hornblower.com

Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM Weekends By Appointment. Reservations by phone are open 24 hours.

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Boating & Sailing

Kids Cruise Free in October

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Kids cruise free on any 1 or 2 hour daily Harbor Cruise in San Diego. Valid with purchase of 1 adult ticket. Each adult ticket allows up to 2 children to cruise free.

Tours & Sightseeing

$5 off Harbor Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jan 4 - ongoing

$5 off any one or two hour narrated Hornblower Harbor Cruise or Sea Lion Adventure on Hornblower. Sightseeing cruise run daily with 6 cruises daily.

Restaurants

$5 off Weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise on San Diego Bay

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jan 4 - ongoing

$5 off any weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise aboard Hornblower Cruises in San Diego. This two-hour cruise features a bountiful brunch buffet, free flowing champagne and the best views of San Diego Bay,...

Restaurants

$5 Off Any Sunset Dinner Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jan 4 - ongoing

Sunset Dinner Cruises are a deliciously different dining experience sailing nightly on San Diego Bay. Enjoy a 3 hour cruise, with 3 course dinner, chilled glass of champagne with entertainment and...

Restaurants

$5 off Cocktail Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jul 10 - ongoing

Save $5 per guest on Sights & Sips Cocktail Cruises, Rock the Yacht! Party Cruise or Sunday Barefoot Music Cruises!

Events to check out

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Sights & Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 6 - ongoing

This popular favorite is the perfect weekend attitude adjustment! San Diego is known for sunshine and sailing, and this Hornblower cocktail cruise combines both - plus, we throw in spectacular bay...

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"Bands on the Bay" Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 8 - ongoing

Dance under the summer stars to the sound of live music from a local San Diego band aboard Hornblower every Friday night. Begin with boarding champagne and enjoy a three-course meal and live music...

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Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Sep 8 - ongoing

A full buffet, free-flowing bubbly and amazing views make this brunch one of the most fun and intriguing in San Diego. Sample a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes, and then head to the outdoor deck...

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Saturday Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Sep 8 - Oct 28, 2017

Celebrate a birthday, anniversary, out-of-town guests, or any other occasion with a Hornblower Brunch Cruise on San Diego Bay. Enjoy a full buffet, free-flowing champagne, and gorgeous views of San...

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San Diego Sunset Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Sep 8 - ongoing

Whatever the occasion, raise your glass and enjoy a three-hour dinner cruise. You'll dine and dance on the gorgeous San Diego Bay, where the sparkling lights of the city will serve as your backdrop.

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Rock the Yacht! Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2017

San Diego's newest party! Hit the dance floor to smash-hits and throwbacks from our DJ; get selfie-ready with the impressive backdrop of the San Diego skyline.

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Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade Spectator Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Oct 14, 2017

Sea N Air Parade is soaring back to San Diego with great fanfare as we prepare to experience the best of the U.S. military on display and in action with cruisers, amphibious ships, destroyers,...

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Bow Wow Brunch Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Oct 22, 2017

Dogs are invited to the exclusive Bow Wow Brunch Buffet! The 9th Annual Bow Wow Brunch Cruise is offered to help raise money and awareness about orphaned pets at Helen Woodward Animal Center. This...

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Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Nov 23, 2017

What better way to spend Thanksgiving Day than on San Diego Bay? Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet feast with none of the preparation or clean up. Just sit back, relax, and take in the beautiful...

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Parade of Lights Dinner Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Dec 10 - Dec 17, 2017

Watch the festively decorated local boats as they make their way around the bay. Enjoy the sights and lights from your comfortable table on board our yacht!

Cruises We Offer:

  • Narrated Harbor Cruises for sightseeing - Six daily times
  • Whale Watching Cruises with theNAT (December-April & June-September)
  • Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruises, (includes free flowing champagne!)
  • Weekend Lobster Dinner Cruises
  • Sights and Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises (April-October)

Special Event Cruises:

  • Monthly Full Moon Dinner Cruises
  • Valentine's Day Romantic Dinner Cruises
  • Easter, Mother's Day & Father's Day Cruises
  • Pet Day on the Bay & Bow Wow Brunch Cruise
  • Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day Cruises

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View

Cruises We Offer:

  • Narrated Harbor Cruises for sightseeing - Six daily times
  • Whale Watching Cruises with theNAT (December-April & June-September)
  • Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruises, (includes free flowing champagne!)
  • Weekend Lobster Dinner Cruises
  • Sights and Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises (April-October)
  • Private Charters, Convention Dinners, Destination Weddings and Special Events

Special Event Cruises:

  • Monthly Full Moon Dinner Cruises
  • Valentine's Day Romantic Dinner Cruises
  • Easter, Mother's Day & Father's Day Cruises
  • Pet Day on the Bay & Bow Wow Brunch Cruise
  • Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day Cruises
  • Thanksgiving, Holiday & New Year's Cruises

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Total Number of Seats: 1,005
  • Reservations Accepted
  • Cuisine: American
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Pricing: $36 Plus
  • Sunday Brunch
  • Outside Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Rentals
  • Charter
  • Motor
  • Boat Excursions
  • Whale Watching

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