⚓ Winter Whale Watching Cruise for One from City Cruises (Up to 50% Off).

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During an exciting cruise, customers relax on a spacious yacht, listening to live narration on marine life and observing dolphins and whales

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About This Deal

Get close to the bay's wildlife by sailing onto the open sea. With a background of iconic landmarks, you can catch a glimpse of whales, dolphins, sea lions, and observe marine birds. The yacht's stabilizers reduce its motion for your comfort and to improve your photos and videos.

⚓ What’s included:

  • 3.5-hour excursion, live narration, snack bars, climate-controlled indoor seating, sun deck seating
  • Departure time: cruises depart at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily (boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure)
  • Departure location: Pier 2, 970 North Harbor Drive
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  • Free admission for children 3 and under
  • ⚓ What to wear? The open sea can get windy—bundle up in layers. A warm coat is recommended.

    ⚓ Didn't see a whale? Don't worry! If some type of whale is not sighted on your whale-watching cruise, you will receive a pass good to return for a Whale Watching Cruise or Harbor Cruise from City Cruises San Diego.

    Read the whale watching report and check out the sights from previous cruises.

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    Promotional value expires Apr 1, 2023.
    Validity: Not valid for holiday or specialty cruises.
    Purchase: Limit 8 per person. Not all seats are discounted. All Sales Final
    Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

    About City Cruises

    San Diego’s picturesque port—awash with graceful bridges, sweeping views, and glimpses of sea lions—has thrilled passengers on Hornblower Yachts's ships for more than 30 years. The large fleet includes an antique yacht and one of the largest charter yachts in Southern California An environmentally concerned company, Hornblower Yachts introduces passengers to ecological problems and ongoing environmental projects in the area on its cruises.

    In addition to in-harbor cruises, Hornblower's large, fast whale-watching vessel improves guests' chances of spotting whales in their natural environment thanks to a frame that sits higher off the water. The boat's wider, more stable design even helps prevent guests from getting seasick. Along with climate-controlled interiors, the fleet is equipped with bathrooms on all interior decks.