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San Diego Half-Day Marine Wildlife Tour with Lunch

  • See Pacific marine life, including whales, on a half-day nature cruise
  • Sail in and out of the San Diego Bay and along the California coast
  • Enjoy a gourmet box lunch and beer or wine onboard
San Diego Half-Day Marine Wildlife Tour with Lunch
From US$172,84
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A Guided Whale Watch Tour on a Classically Restored Sailing Yacht. Get up close and personal to Marina Wildlife in their natural habitat.
From US$172,84
Half-Day Marine Wildlife Tour
Sail along the coast of California over the deep blue Pacific Ocean. We also have binoculars for better sighting. If you start to feel hungry, we will come around with a boxed lunch for every person.
From US$172,84

Spot whales, dolphins, and other marine life as you sail along the San Diego Bay and coastline on a whale-watching and wildlife cruise. The beautifully restored vintage sailboat seats 6 passengers for an intimate voyage and personalized attention from the captain. In between whale spouts and pelican sightings, enjoy a gourmet box lunch and a glass of wine or craft beer.

What to Expect

Make your way to Cabrillo Isle Marina at Harbor Island to board a classic 36-foot (11-meter) sailing yacht restored with details like mahogany and teak woodwork and luxurious interior design.

Leave the harbor and spend about two hours sailing in and out of the dynamic San Diego Bay while looking for migrating whales, dolphins, sea lions, and birds such as pelicans and cormorants. Continue into the open Pacific Ocean and follow the coastline to scout more tell-tale whale spouts.

The cruise is limited to 6 passengers, so there’s plenty of room to stretch out and take advantage of your captain’s expertise. Keep your energy up with snacks and a custom-order gourmet box lunch, plus your choice of wine, craft beer, or another beverage.

The tour ends when the boat returns to its original departure point.

Reviews (10)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Perfect and Personal

Captain Kirk provided a wonderful day on the water for us. We were a bit early in the season to see whales, but he gave us every opportunity to view other wildlife up close. He customized the trip with options for seating, food, blankets, beverages...More

Thank ToniR_12
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Great family experience

Fantastic captain, great experience on the water and a beautiful way to spend a few hours at the end of our trip!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank guestz2017
SanDiegoSailingTours, Front Office Manager at San Diego Sailing Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

We're glad your vacation ended with a memorable experience sailing with us! Thank you for leaving your response.

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Great day sailing

My wife and I had an amazing day sailing. Captain Charley was great, the boat was nicely maintained, service was awesome. We contacted them once before the trip with some weather concerns and they were very prompt and friendly in contacting me back and offering...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank CaptainIanA
Reviewed 12 March 2018
Great time with Captain Charlie

Although disappointed we didn’t see any whales we really enjoyed this cruise. Captain Charlie was personable, fun and informative. The day was relaxing and enjoyable. The lunch was good and it was lovely enjoying a beer as we cruised the Pacific. Fantastic views and a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 6steigs
Reviewed 22 February 2018
Highlight Of Our Trip

Although we didn't see any wildlife our tour on the ocean water was the highlight of our trip. there is plenty of room to move about the ship. Thankfully we wore layers because on the windy open water it got super chilly and we even...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Emarie1
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