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Whale watching: Near and Far

A sight to behold!

Gray Whale Watching

Whale watching is San Diego's unique offshore adventure. From December through March, H&M Landing provides daily offshore cruises to view the California gray whale as it passes San Diego on its migration south to the warm water lagoons of Baja California. Our trips last from three hours to 11 days. Choose the length trip that best fits your schedule. 

Gray whales can grow to be 40 to 50 feet long and weigh 50 to 80,000 lbs. They can live to about 50 years.  On this cruise there’s also a good chance of sightings of dolphins, sea lions, sea birds and other marine life,

A whale watcher's dream! For the experience of a lifetime sign onto one of our sea-going expeditions to the lagoons of Baja California, the mating and calving grounds of the California gray whale. Explore the wildlife of Mexico's pristine offshore islands and seacoasts. Trips run from nine to 11days. 

Discover Baja's diverse wildlife. Explore unique and seldom visited desert seacoasts and offshore islands. Enjoy beach combing, dune and marsh exploration and participate in the truly fascinating natural world of the California gray whale.

H&M’s fleet of whale-watching vessels are built for the open sea. Spacious, safe and comfortable, they provide outdoor and indoor seating, galley lounges with hot food and beverage service.

When you choose to watch whales from San Diego, trust the sea-savvy pioneers at H&M Landing.

Book your reservations on line or for more information:

Call 619.222.1144, email info@hmlanding.com, or visit our website at www.hmlanding.com

 

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Take a Walk

In downtown San Diego, visitors find an eminently walkable destination laid out on an easy-to-navigate grid of lettered and numbered streets. With more than 44 diverse hotel properties clustered downtown, there's a wide range of hotel choices. Downtown neighborhoods like Little Italy, the East Village and the waterfront Embarcadero offer ample opportunities for strolling, shopping and dining. The historic Gaslamp Quarter alone offers over 100 restaurants, 35 bars and nightclubs and dozens of charming boutiques to explore.

Downtown San Diego's art and cultural options include the USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The New Children's Museum, Balboa Theater, San Diego Repertory Theater, San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony. At the end of a long day, visitors catch one of downtown's people-powered pedi-cabs if they don't feel like walking.

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Cruise the Big Bay

When it's time to hit the beach, car-free travelers can hop aboard Flagship Cruise's San Diego Bay-Coronado Ferry at Broadway Pier for a quick 15-minute cruise across scenic San Diego Bay. Ferries leave on the half-hour and run between 9:00 AM and 9:30 PM. (10:30 PM. on Friday and Saturday).

Upon docking at the Coronado Ferry Landing, visitors have access to the enchanted isle of Coronado where they find small town charm along manicured Ocean Avenue, at the historic Hotel del Coronado and on Coronado Beach - consistently voted the Top Family Beach in North America by the Travel Channel.

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