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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Travel back in time when sailing on the America, a replica of the sailing ship that won the first America's Cup sailing competition in 1851. Your classic sailing vessel provides a smooth ride and spacious decks, perfect for sailing on the Pacific Ocean in search of gray whales and other marine life. Since your boat principally moves under wind power without using the engine, your captain can get closer to the marine animals without scaring them. The boat's deep keel provides excellent stability and large decks offer unobstructed views, making the America a prime vessel for whale-watching.

    Snacks and drinks (non-alcoholic) are offered during the cruise. You are welcome to bring along a picnic lunch or your favorite bottle of wine to enjoy onboard.

    Whale sightings are guaranteed on your cruise. If no whales are sighted, you can return for a complimentary whale watching cruise on another day in the same season. The America also provides a 'No Seasickness' guarantee. If you get seasick during your cruise, you can return for a complimentary cruise on another day or receive a gift certificate for lunch at the San Diego Fish Market.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2050 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    4h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 4.5-hr sailing cruise
    • Sodas and snacks
    • Whale sighting guarantee
    • No seasickness' guarantee
    • All other trips depart at 11 AM *subject to change due to weather
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If itโ€™s canceled due to poor weather, youโ€™ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 77 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Wonderful experience with fabulous crew! Saw beautiful humpback whales in their natural environment.
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    Great time! - saw 3 humpbacks as well as a mega-pod of blue dolphins traveling and feeding together. Sailing vessel was phenomenal as well as hospitality & knowledge of the crew. They went out of their way to ensure a memorable experience for us!
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    We had a fabulous cruise- the crew were outstanding. We didnโ€™t get to see any whales but we did see a large pod of dolphins. We will be back!
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    We had a great day on America with captain Troy and Al and the crew, we saw couple whales and some dolphins. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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    We set off for the morning cruise, arriving early to get a parking place in the road outside the marina. The cruise was not too full and it was a nice day. We set off and saw Harbor seals and after a few miles cruises into what our crew estimated to be a mega pod of around 1000
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 4h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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