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See San Diego’s top sights from the water, and save money on transport with this affordable cruise that passes Coronado Bridge, the Naval Base, and sea lions. You’ll learn about the waterway’s importance to the city via narration, and enjoy the view indoors or out. With options including either a 1- or 2-hour cruise, and multiple tour times, this guided cruise fits easily into any San Diego sightseeing plan.
  • Hear fun facts about San Diego as you sightsee from from water
  • Pick between indoor or outdoor seating, or sunbathe on the deck
  • Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour cruise, depending on your preferences 
  • Snacks and beverages are available for purchase (own expense)
What to Expect
Meet for this San Diego cruise on North Harbor Drive. Once you check in, board the boat and find the area that suits you. You can sit indoors or outdoors, including on the sun deck. Your cruise is fully narrated, and you can learn interesting facts about San Diego, its history, and its landmarks. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of local seals and sea lions, too. What you see depends on whether you’re on the 1-hour or 2-hour cruise. During both cruises, you can see the Coronado Bridge, the US Naval Base, and the Star of India. During the 2-hour cruise, you can also see the North Island Naval Air Station, the Naval Sub Base, and Cabrillo National Monument. Snacks and beverages are available on board to purchase (own expense). Your tour ends back at the meeting place where you boarded your ship.
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Important Information
Departure Point
North Harbor Drive, San Diego
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 1-hour harbor cruise (if option selected)
  • 2-hour harbor cruise (if option selected)
  • Spacious indoor & outdoor seating areas
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks (onboard snack bar available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: you must advise of your preferred departure times in the Special Requirements field at checkout. All times are subject to availability
  • Please provide contact information (i.e cell phone) for the local operator to be able to reach you in case of changes to boarding or yacht
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I went on the full cruise which tours both the North and South Harbour with a break in the middle when the boat returns to the dock. The trip was enjoyable and informative but the tour narrator did spend an excessive amount of time describing the various warships. If you don't
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We went on a beautiful fall day. It was interesting but I wish we had gone on the longer tour. The above ship deck was great. Got really sunburned!
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We took both north and south harbor tours. Take the cruise during the day as it will get chilly closer to sunset. Lots of sights, downtown SD and surroundings and all of the Naval pieces. The sounds included, sea lions and military helicopters. Abe, our tour guide was extremely
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The boat is clean and nice and has comfortable seats. There is a snack and cocktail bar as you come in, and clean bathrooms. During the cruise around the bay, a tour-guide told you about various points of interest. We were surprised when we headed back to the dock after only
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This cruise was a great way to get oriented to the San Diego harbor area. We did the two hour cruise which begins in the South Bay and returns to port after an hour. Some passengers departed while others got on and then we headed to the North Bay for an additional hour. The
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