San Diego winter whale watching excursion
Activities

San Diego winter whale watching excursion

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Watch gray whales head north off the Pacific coast
  • Learn about dolphins, sea lions and more
  • Stretch your sea legs out on the sun deck
  • Get unique views of famous San Diego landmarks
What to expect

Hop on board a yacht and head out to the open ocean for an unforgettable experience. You will have an exclusive look at local environmental efforts and hear professional live narration on marine life from expert captains and volunteer naturalists from the San Diego Natural History Museum (The NAT). Spot grey whales that migrate from winter to spring from feeding grounds in Alaskan waters to calving lagoons in Baja California and back. You may even see a large number of Humpback whales off the coast along with megapods of Common Dolphins.

Take in the California sun for panoramic views on the deck or rather, stay cozy from the comfort of the indoor seating with a full bar, hot food and souvenirs available for purchase.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Whale-watching excursion
    • Professional live narration
    What's not included
    • Food and drink
    Reduced price
    • Children (4-12): reduced
    • Infants (3 and under): free
    Where

    970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92132, USA

    Meeting point:

    Check-in 15 minutes prior to departure at the Hornblower Booth at Pier 2 near Broadway Street.

    What to remember
    • Outside food or beverages are not allowed on the yacht
    • Snacks, hot food and souvenirs available for purchase from the onboard bar
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    When
    • Operates twice daily at 9.30am and 1.30pm
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    Provider
    Hornblower Cruises & Events
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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