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 watching experience! Perfect for families, kids out on summer break and out of town visitors and locals alike! See Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions and the largest mammal on earth, The Blue Whale aboard Hornblower Cruises & Events.
Come aboard on the 4 hour Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure on Hornblower Cruises & Events during the summer season which features BLUE WHALES! Experience marine wildlife up close and personal on the large, fast and stable watching boat in San Diego! Experience live educational narration by expert captains and the trained docents called Whalers from our partners at San Diego Natural History Museum (theNat).
Check out the latest sightings of whales from our Captains! http://sandiegowhalewatching.com/
What You Get
4 hour whale watching cruise off Point Loma (you will go out to sea)
Opportunity to spot whales, dolphins, sea lions and other marine wildlife and featuring BLUE WHALES
You could see several kinds of whales last year we saw , Humpback Whales, Fin Back Whales, Sperm Whales, Minke Whales, Gray whales and Blue Whales during the season
An exclusive look at local environmental efforts
Professional live narration by our expert captains and Whalers from San Diego Natural History Museum
Snack bars featuring hot food and snacks, full bar and souvenirs
Climate-controlled indoor or outdooor seating up on the sun deck 30 feet off the water for great views
Views of famous San Diego landmarks
If whales are not sighted on your cruise, you will have the opportunity to come back another time at no cost!
Blue Whale Description
The blue whale is one of the rorquals, a family that also includes the humpback whale, fin whale, Bryde's whale, sei whale, and minke whale. On land an animal the size of a blue whale would be crushed by its own weight without the support of large heavy bones. Because its body is supported by water, as a sea animal, the need for heavy bones to support its weight disappeared. This, plus the availability of a large food supply, have made it possible for the blue whale to reach such an enormous size. The blue whale makes deep and rumbling sounds which can be felt as much as heard. These low-frequency sounds travel long distances through water, allowing blue whales to communicate with each other over hundreds of miles of ocean.
Jun 30 - Sep 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Boarding time: 8:30 AM. Cruises: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Recurs every Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday
Fri./Mon. $55 adults, Sat./Sun. $65 adults
Conveniently located downtown San Diego at 970 N. Harbor Drive. Paid parking can be found at Navy Pier, the location of the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum.
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