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Hornblower Cruises & Events

Creating Amazing Experiences on San Diego Bay!

San Diego Harbor Tours, Whale Watching and Cocktail Cruises: Hornblower offers sightseeing Harbor Tour Cruises, premium Summer and Winter Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises, Sights & Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises and pre-party Rock the Yacht! Cocktail Cruises. Hornblower combines the best of San Diego Bay for one-of-a-kind sightseeing, whale watching or cocktail cruise 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.  

Neighborhood: Downtown

970 N Harbor Drive
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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Tours & Sightseeing

$5 off Cocktail Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 13, 2019 - ongoing

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

Tours & Sightseeing

$5 off Harbor Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 12, 2019 - ongoing

$5 off any one- or two-hour narrated Hornbower Harbor Cruise or Sea Lion Adventure on Hornblower. Sightseeing cruises run daily with 6 cruises each day departing from 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego,...

Venues

Whale Watching Splash Sale

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Nov 20, 2019 - ongoing

For a limited time, call to book $30 tickets are available (a $20 savings) on Monday - Friday Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises.   Call 1-888-467-6256 to book. Must...

Activity

$5 OFF Any Cruise for Cruise Ship Passengers

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jan 18, 2019 - ongoing

Enjoy your stay in sunny San Diego with a cruise!  Save $5 per person on any cruise on Hornblower in San Diego, including 1 or 2 hour Harbor Tours, Whale Watching, Nightly Dinner Cruises,...

Tours & Sightseeing

$5 off Weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise on San Diego Bay

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 12, 2019 - 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,...

Boating & Sailing

$5 off Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 13, 2019 - ongoing

$5 off Whale & Dolphin Watching with Hornblower Cruises. Hornblower offers large comfortable Whale Watching boats with live narration from San Diego Natural History Museum's trained naturalists...

Tours & Sightseeing

$5 Off Any Sunset Dinner Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 13, 2019 - 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...

Boating & Sailing

$5 off Full Moon or Blue Moon Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 13 - ongoing

Evenings on the water take on a whole new luster under the light of a full or blue moon. Save $5 off any Full Moon or Blue Moon Dinner Cruise.

Activities

Hornblower Free Birthday Harbor Tour Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 13, 2019 - ongoing

Planning an unforgettable birthday celebration is simple. Celebrate your special day sightseeing on San Diego Bay with a free 1- or 2- hour Harbor Tour Cruise on your birthday. Must book in person...

Events to check out

Event

Sightseeing Harbor Cruises on San Diego Bay

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jan 3, 2019 - ongoing

A harbor cruise on San Diego bay is one of the top attractions in San Diego because of this beautiful city's enormous harbor with landmarks, city architecture, navy ships and wild wonders.

Event

San Diego Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Dec 14, 2019 - ongoing

San Diego is one of the best locations to watch whales year-round! There's no need to travel one hour north to Newport Beach or Dana Point to go whale watching when there are convenient boats...

Event

Ugly Sweater Holiday Cocktail Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Dec 21, 2019

Come aboard the only floating holiday happy hour in San Diego! Join special hosts Frankie and Lily from JAM'N 95.7, as well as tunes from DJ Gigi for the ultimate ugly sweater party on the...

Event

Lights & Sips Cocktail Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Dec 26, 2019

Come aboard the only floating happy hour in San Diego! The cruise includes boarding specialty drink and cash bar with plenty of drink specials on beer, wine and Hornblower cocktails along with light...

Blue Whale Watching Cruises -June to Aug

  • Expert, seasoned Captains and Crewmembers narrate your experience
  • Snack bar with hot and cold food and adult beverages on every cruise.
  • Expert interaction with Whalers from San Diego Natural History Museum every day
  • Fast,stable, spacious whale watching vessel with snack bar with hot/cold food
  • Snack Bar with adult beverages

San Diego 1 or 2 hour Harbor Cruises

  • One or two Hour Harbor Cruises w/ Professional narration - Six daily times
  • Extreme Sailing Spectator Cruises on San Diego Bay
  • Sights and Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises (April-October)
  • Rock the Yacht! Cruises on Friday and Saturday nights
  • Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day Cruises

More Information

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

Blue Whale Watching Cruises -June to Aug

  • Expert, seasoned Captains and Crewmembers narrate your experience
  • Snack bar with hot and cold food and adult beverages on every cruise.
  • Expert interaction with Whalers from San Diego Natural History Museum every day
  • Fast,stable, spacious whale watching vessel with snack bar with hot/cold food
  • Snack Bar with adult beverages
  • Whale Guarantee: See a whale or cruise again for free!

San Diego 1 or 2 hour Harbor Cruises

  • One or two Hour Harbor Cruises w/ Professional narration - Six daily times
  • Extreme Sailing Spectator Cruises on San Diego Bay
  • Sights and Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises (April-October)
  • Rock the Yacht! Cruises on Friday and Saturday nights
  • 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: 1,200
  • Reservations Accepted
  • Cuisine: American
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Pricing: $36 Plus
  • Sunday Brunch
  • Outside Dining
  • Private Room Capacity: 600
  • Waterfront
  • Rentals
  • Charter
  • Motor
  • Boat Excursions
  • Whale Watching

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