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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise and Sea Lion Adventure
Guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing
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Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore San Diego by boat with a harbor cruise aboard a yacht. Admire views of the city skyline and see landmarks including the Coronado Bridge, a sea lion habitat, and modern U.S. Naval vessels. Learn interesting facts about San Diego from the crew and grab refreshments from the on-board cash-only snack bar. Choose between several convenient departure times.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    970 N Harbor Dr
    970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    Meet us at Pier 2: 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 at Broadway.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Star of India
    Coronado Bridge
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    Hornblower Cruises & Events
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    Starting point
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  • You'll end at
    970 N Harbor Dr
    970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    Meet us at Pier 2: 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 at Broadway.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Go for a scenic harbor cruise in San Diego
  • Climb aboard a yacht to see city skyline views
  • See modern U.S. Naval vessels during the journey
  • Choose a departure time to suit your schedule
Important Information
Departure Point
970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Cruise Professionally narrated by the Captain
  • Full Snack bar with Hot and Cold items available for purchase
  • All taxes and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Outdoor seating on our spacious sun deck
  • Entry/Admission - Hornblower Cruises & Events
Exclusions
  • Beverage Service (cash bar available)
  • Cocktails and Soft Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Coast Guard regulations require photo ID for boarding.
  • Access to outer decks is via stairs only, this cruise is temporarily not wheelchair accessible due to outdoor seating restrictions.
  • This cruise is currently only offering outdoor dining options only. We are fortunate to have beautiful outdoor decks that are available for sightseeing on San Diego Bay. Food and beverage service will be available at outdoor tables. Access to the outer decks is by stairs only and you will have access to restrooms. We have great weather on the bay right now, we would just recommend you bring a hat, light sweater or jacket and of course your shades!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
15Reviews
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mike m wrote a review Jul 2020
Scottsdale, Arizona35 contributions25 helpful votes
Took the family on the one hour San Diego Harbor tour. Was very pleased with the COVID precautions Hornblower is performing. All staff wearing masks. Tables and chairs appropriately “social distanced” from each other. Hand sanitizer throughout the ship. It’s clear they want
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Date of experience: July 2020
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brodge wrote a review Feb 2020
Kansas City, Missouri105 contributions43 helpful votes
We had done this cruise before so returned with friends. The boat personnel are very friendly and safety concious. We enjoyed hearing about the many ships along the route. On our first tour, the captain pointed out a ship that was used to transport cars from overseas,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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isabellekane2000 wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York216 contributions138 helpful votes
We had an exquisite experience! We took the north bay cruise and we had wonderful views of the city as well as other military ships and the outskirts of the Bay Area. We enjoyed a glass of wine by the window and relaxed a great deal. The cruise started and ended on time and the
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise and Sea Lion Adventure
Responded 27 Jan 2020
Thanks for the wonderful feedback - see you back soon!
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PaulMcorvette wrote a review Nov 2019
Saint Louis, Missouri84 contributions77 helpful votes
When a break is needed this is a great way of doing it. Great staff that gives alot of information about the city, the naval base and the harbor's history. Sit back and enjoy the city as it floats by and you might even get to see some wildlife if you stay off your phone and
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise and Sea Lion Adventure
Responded 6 Dec 2019
We're glad you enjoyed, Paul! Sail with us again real soon.
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Nancy W wrote a review Nov 2019
Tigard, Oregon55 contributions27 helpful votes
My friends and I enjoyed 2 relaxing hour seeing the North and the South side of the San Diego Harbor. The cruise was great for my friend who uses a walker and needed handicap accessibility. We found a great table of the bottom floor with a great view. We learned so much during
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise and Sea Lion Adventure
Responded 17 Nov 2019
Hello Nancy - We're glad to have you on board! We appreciate your review.
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About the operator

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By: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Tuc13_13
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Outstanding!
My husband and I went on the Saturday brunch cruise and it was great. Excellent service, views and food.
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WynnK81
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Hornblower San Diego Dinner Cruise
Hornblower San Diego Dinner Cruise: Arguably the most disappointing experience I've had in a long time. Not only wa
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suzettel774
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Take me back
Seeing the seals/sea lions, there were so many out around back side of coronado island. Also the marine ships how d
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Jin K
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Pleasant boat ride but not 2 hours
The boat ride itself was very pleasant however it's not a 2 hour ride. It was announced as a 6-8pm boat ride but th
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DeniseS4995
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Wonderful food and great service by Sal!!
Excellent food and great service!! Sal, our server, was a great server!! He made sure we were taken care of in ev
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901nakiaj
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I would definitely return
We were given a 3 course meal. The food was delicious. The staff was extremely welcoming and accommodating. The onl
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Kvillanueva1443
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A blast!!!
One of the best times I’ve ever had! It was worth every penny! Me and my family went for my boyfriends 21st and we
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acorella
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The service was great
It was a very nice meal the waiters were great the, The views were amazing but was very clean it was a bit of an ol
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Cheryl R
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Terrible Customer Service
Terrible customer service! Do not book a cruise with this company unless you are rich and don't mind giving them mo
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Dianels1
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Hundred! We were in the middle of HUNDREDS of Dolphins!
So we were on a Dolphin AND Whale Watching Cruise! And yes, we got in the middle of a superpod of Dolphins! It wa
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LindaCM07
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We saw whales and dolphins
What a wonderful experience! Our first sighting was of a pod of dolphins. The captain estimated that there were
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H4rm0ny
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Personalized and caring service
My friend and I booked champagne brunch. It was AMAZING. I’m sure everyone is great but Linda and Morgan were our w
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FuzzyBeaver
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Great tour
The two hour tour is a great overview of the harbour. The navy ships are really fascinating. We were surprised by
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4ulookingout
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Endless champagne/food/jazz
Great experience, ate all the shrimp and bacon we could get. Lots of crab, meat, dessert, pastries, not alot of veg
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Gardengel-IoW
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South cruise
one hour. We got a ticket for this via gocity (which I recommend) and just turned up when we were in the area so go
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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