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Hornblower Cruises & Events

Creating Amazing Experiences!

Hornblower is famous for dinner cruises, whale watching, harbor tours, weekend champagne brunch cruises and summer cocktail cruises. 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 groups, seniors, children or military.  Private charters and Destination Weddings available.

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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Whale Watching

2 for $99 Summer Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Jun 30 - Sep 4, 2017

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...

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.

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.

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 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!

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...

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Harbor Cruises & Sea Lion Adventures

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 6 - ongoing

For the best views of San Diego, get onboard for a one or two hour Harbor Cruise & Sea Lion Adventure. You'll see natural wonders, marine wildlife, historic military landmarks and amazing city...

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Saturday Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 6 - ongoing

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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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
Jun 29 - 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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San Diego Sunset Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 29 - 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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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventures

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 30 - Sep 4, 2017

Blue Whale Watching Adventures depart conveniently downtown San Diego, from Friday to Monday, 845 am to 1 pm.This is a great opportunity in San Diego to get an up-close and personal whale...

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Hornblower's City Lights Fireworks Dinner Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jun 30 - Sep 3, 2017

Summer 2017 DATES:  June 30 July 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 14, 15, 28 August 4, 5, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 September 1, 2, 3  

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Sunday Barefoot Music Cruises on the Sun Deck

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jul 10 - Aug 27, 2017

Top off your weekend with the newest San Diego Summer Happy Hour. This two-hour cruise includes live, onboard music to match the mellow vibes of the day. Cocktails and snacks are available for...

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Rock the Yacht! Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jul 10 - Sep 2, 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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Tall Ship Parade Spectator Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Aug 31, 2017

Watch, photograph, or videotape more than a dozen tall ships and other fascinating vessels from around the world as they majestically parade by you at the start of the Festival of Sail hosted by the...

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Labor Day BBQ Brunch Cruise

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Sep 4, 2017

This Labor Day, get on San Diego Bay to end the summer with a bang on a Brunch Cruise with friends and family! The weather is great this time of year, so enjoy it on a yacht with a gourmet buffet...

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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