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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 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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Restaurants

$5 Off Any Sunset Dinner Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Mar 19, 2018 - 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 Weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise on San Diego Bay

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Mar 15, 2018 - 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,...

Whale Watching

2 for $99 Summer Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 15 - Sep 3, 2018

Summer Whale watching is a 4 hour ocean voyage (Friday to Mondays from 9am to 1pm) aboard Adventure Hornblower, a large, fast, stable and safe Whale Watching boat with tons of deck space indoor and...

Beaches & Bays

Free Coffee on Early Bird 8:45 a.m. Harbor Tour

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 15 - ongoing

On Friday - Sunday from May 26 - September 30, one-hour south-bound cruises begin at 8:45am and continue through the usual daily schedule. The one-hour San Diego harbor cruises sail daily at 10:00am,...

Restaurants

$5 off Cocktail Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Mar 15 - 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: Mar 19, 2018 - 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,...

Boating & Sailing

$5 off Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Mar 15, 2018 - 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...

Events to check out

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Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jan 3 - ongoing

A full breakfast and lunch buffet, featuring seafood, carving station and Eggs Benedict Bar. Indulge in free-flowing bubbly champagne and amazing views make this brunch one of the most fun and...

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San Diego Sunset Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jan 3 - 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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Sights & Sips Sunset Cocktail Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Apr 6 - ongoing

Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights meet for Happy Hour on a yacht! This Sunset Cruise is one of a kind, with a complimentary glass of champagne, hors-d'oeuvres and drink specials, while taking...

Event

Rock the Yacht! Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Apr 13 - ongoing

Get the night started right with San Diego's newest party. Step on board, grab a drink, snap some selfies, hit the dance floor, then head out to the Gaslamp and keep the party going all night long.

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Sightseeing Harbor Cruises on San Diego Bay

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Apr 16, 2018 - 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.

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Jazz Brunch Cruises featuring Dave Scott Duo

Hornblower Cruises & Events
May 14 - ongoing

It's the same Champagne Brunch Cruise that you have come to love; we've just added some live music to Jazz things up on the Sun Deck after your feast with Dave Scott Duo. So enjoy your brunch buffet...

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"Bands On The Bay" Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 1 - ongoing

Dance the night away to the sound of live music from a local San Diego band, aboard Hornblower every Friday night. Boarding champagne, a three-course meal, live music, and breathtaking views...

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San Diego Labor Day Weekend Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 21 - Sep 5, 2018

Browse our collection of events for your sunny Labor Day weekend. From an exclusive cruise with BBQ-inspired brunch to a special sunset cruise, there is something for everyone. No matter which event...

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Full Moon Dinner Cruise on the Bay

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 21 - ongoing

Celebrate with a BLUE MOON over San Diego Bay You know why they say, "once in a blue moon"....because they are so rare! In 2018 there are two blue moons rising over San Diego, on Jan. 31st and...

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventures

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 29 - Sep 3, 2018

San Diego is one of the top locations to watch blue whales as they migrate along the southern California coastline. Hop on board a Hornblower Cruise for a breathtaking experience on the open ocean in...

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San Diego 4th of July Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jul 4, 2018

So many cruises for such a festive holiday! Whether your style is sipping cocktails at sunset or snapping pics of blue whales flipping their tails, set your 4th off with a spark! To top it off, enjoy...

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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