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San Diego Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises

Premium Whale Watching featuring Gray Whales

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 departing from downtown San Diego! Gray Whales migrate winter-spring from feeding grounds in Alaskan waters to calving lagoons in Baja California and back. In summer, the legendary Blue Whales- the largest animals on Earth- commonly feed offshore of the San Diego coast along with Humpback Whales. We often see other species such as Fin Whales, Pilot Whales and even Killer Whales on our Hornblower Whale Watching boat cruises! See the Whale Report! This is what's going on now with whales and dolphins off San Diego coast. https://sandiegowhalewatching.com/ 

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

Hornblower Cruises & Events
970 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 686-8715
sd@hornblower.com

Date & Time

Mar 8 - Apr 25, 2021
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cruise Times: 9:30 am - 1 pm & 1:30 pm-5 pm
Recurs every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

Mon.-Fri. $45 adults, Sat./Sun. $50 adults

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$5 off Whale Watching Cruises

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Valid: Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2021

$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 and education about famous landmarks and history.

Getting there

970 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Pier 2: 970 North Harbor Drive (At USS MIDWAY)
San Diego, CA 92101

Ticket Booth Hours: 8:30 AM - 7 PM (Mon - Sun)

* IMPORTANT PLEASE READ:Hornblower operates two boarding locations on the waterfront, located 1/2 mile apart. Please refer to your RESERVATION CONFIRMATION for the address of your correct Boarding Location. Please be advised that parking is limited in this area (see Port of SD)

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The World-Famous Winery Train Tour

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Partake in guided historic strolls as we get on and off the train for visits to local urban wineries and tasting rooms.

NO NEED TO DRIVE! Travel "green" with the comfort and convenience of rail on the guided Winery Train Tour of San Diego. 

World Famous Winery Train Tour Includes:**

• Approx. 5 hour adventure by rail. Enjoy beautiful coastal scenery to stops in coastal beach towns and historic villages.
• Ample tastings at four (4) urban wineries, restaurants and/or tasting rooms (about 15 pours!).
• Beer options available (in lieu of wine).
• Entertaining commentary on local history and viticulture.
• Delicious fruit and cheese plate.
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• Guided historic, sightseeing walks (1 mile, about 15 min. walks at a time).
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Fern Street Circus, San Diego’s original social circus: performance and education for community benefit.

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