Outdoor activities in Mission Bay Park

Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Mission Bay Park (San Diego)

Outdoor Activities in Mission Bay Park

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  • Gideon O
    Nairobi Region, Kenya313 contributions
    Visited the park with friends while visiting San Diego. I, later on, had an opportunity to ride my bike along the pacific beach from La Jolla all the way to Mission Bay. It was both relaxing and exciting with so much to see along the way. I met lots of cyclists and friendly people along the way.
    Written 24 June 2022
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  • Matthew
    Valencia, PA2 contributions
    Mark is an amazing Captain. He took care of our group of 4, ensuring we got plenty of fish. Enough to feed us for 3 days! Mark took care of everything from setting up our rods to baiting our hooks and filleting our fish. There was never a dull conversation with him. It is clear this is his passion and he is the first Captain I’ve had that wants his clients to actually catch fish.
    Written 4 June 2022
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  • EH in ND
    Bismarck, ND72 contributions
    Awesome family boat charter for kelp forest scuba diving with Danny and Dillon. The guys took us out on the small boat Camarão for some San Diego diving. The guys were great and communication was smooth pre-booking. We were surprised with a sea lion at depth for an epic experience. I would highly recommend Waterhorse Charters and even better if you get to hang out with Dillon and Danny! PS forgive me if I misspelled any names :)
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • breannacarl
    Scottsdale, AZ1 contribution
    We had an amazing experience with Malarky charters! Our Captains were great! We had Trevor and Becca! Trevor was super welcoming! Becca was awesome, she really took the time to make sure we were having a good time! We loved them both, and had a really fun and relaxing day!
    Written 10 August 2020
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  • Ray M
    1 contribution
    The sole reason for our trip was for my 10yr old to catch some fish. Researched charters across the nation for 2 months and landed on Coletta as the best option. Even then, I was skeptically, since this was the first time we chartered a fishing trip, but this was the best choice I think I’ve ever made. Chris and Trevor were on the boat and were absolutely outstanding, professional and my son felt like he had two new fishing buddies. Few businesses live up to reviews or what they say on their website, but Coletta does. We had a blast and caught lots of fish. I’ll book with Coletta again and only Coletta. They’ve earned my business for life.
    Written 9 December 2021
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  • brianA2114NV
    Mesa, AZ1 contribution
    We signed up for 11 people to go parasailing.
    It was a great experience.
    From the front office to the crew on the boat, everyone did a great job.
    We will definitely return.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • lzmayracristalluna
    Calexico, CA1 contribution
    Best Birthday celebration!! We had so much fun. It was an awesome experience!! Definitely coming back!!!💯
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • jakeSD78
    1 contribution
    Went whale watching on the Legacy yesterday. Great boat and crew, super knowledgeable and nice. We saw 3 blue whales up close. The boat even stayed out a little longer than planned to spend time with the whales since we were so close. Also got into a huge pod of common dolphins that were super playful and fun. Great trip. Definitely the best boat in San Diego, super smooth ride also.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Emily W
    5 contributions
    It was a great trip. We went out on the 8:30AM boat to see whales/dolphins in May. The weather was chilly but they warned us to bring/wear warm clothes. We definitely used our jackets and winter hats. We headed south and were lucky to see some blues and fin whales (no dolphins). The guide did a good job of educating us about the wildlife and getting us good views of the whales. Being on a small boat was nice, compared to one of the larger boats, and I felt like everyone on the boat could see everything at once. These types of whales do not breach so we mainly saw the spouts and their backs as they came up to breathe.
    Written 30 May 2022
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  • Julia
    3 contributions
    Saw seals, sea lions, dolphins, whales. The crew (staff) addressed all needs, offered refreshments and snacks
    Written 29 April 2022
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  • larry c
    1 contribution
    We had an excellent trip fishing with Capt Scottie. He put us on the fish with our first drop of the bate. He was very patient and kept us on the fish all day long. He is very knowledgeable about fishing the San Diego waters. I cannot believe my fiancée found him and we cannot wait to fish with him again.
    Written 15 April 2022
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  • Patrick
    Corpus Christi, TX6 contributions
    Seventh annual trip out here. Really enjoy the diversity of the fishery. Micros to 10lbs macros to 700+. Pulling on all of them is amazing. Whales dolphins bait balls sea lions amazing views. The fishing always delivers but the fishery is so amazingly unique and enjoyable. Highway speeds with 20ft backflips are my favorite. Super jumbos 500+lbs a plus! First year fishing with Alex. The guides are always easy to get along with, which is important when you’re bobbing around for 8 hours or more on a chum. My favorite trip and the only trip I make a point every year to be on. Can’t wait for next year…or later again this year! Thanks Capns Dave and Alex!
    Written 27 June 2021
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  • HTCSD
    San Diego, CA5 contributions
    Nothing better than just grabbing some drinks your favorite friends and some snacks
    Couldn’t ask for a better time glad that it is CAPTAIN so we don’t have to worry about driving the music is just the best and the views are spectacular
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • Wynelover
    Shell Beach, CA60 contributions
    I booked the 6 person private sail as a surprise for my husband's birthday. The trip was fabulous. Captain Kris was wonderful and hoisted the sails as soon as possible! It wasn't as warm of a day as hoped but being with friends and sailing up the coast was perfect! The company answered all questions I had prior to the sail. Snacks and beverages were provided however we did bring on white wine and more eats. I would book this trip again without hesitation.
    Written 14 October 2021
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  • Andrew R
    London, UK7 contributions
    We are a family of 4 from the UK. Captain Rich collected us from the dock and we had 3 hours of seeing dolphins swimming just a foot from us which was amazing. No whales but it didn’t matter, seeing the dolphins made our holiday. He is kind knowledgable and friendly. This more expensive than the bigger boats, but so worth it. Where else can you be so close to them , save elsewhere but spend with Cap’n Rich,
    Written 22 August 2019
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