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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
  • Activity duration is 4 hours4h4h
  • English

Whale watching season is all year long in San Diego! Our team at Next Level Sailing provides the optimal experience with guides so experienced we received a 100 percent success rate during winter whale watching when spotting the King of the Deep.

We are one of the best outdoor activities to do in San Diego. Gray whale watching season spans from mid-December through April. Blue whales and fin whales are seen feeding in San Diego from April - August. Humpback whales and minke whales are seen throughout the year, particularly in the spring, summer, and fall. Aboard our 141-foot sailing yacht, the Yacht America, you will see a plethora of whales firsthand in their natural habitat. In addition to whales, we also see dolphins and sea lions, and an abundance of naval activity. Don't be surprised if you see an F-18 fly overhead!

Bring your own picnic, friends, and family for a wonderful day out on the water

Language options: English
Starting time: 11:00 AM
Price details
$85.00 x 1 Adult$85.00

Price is $85.00
Until Wed, Feb 1

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedWhat's included4.5-hr sailing cruise
  • What's includedWhat's includedBring layers, blankets, and jackets. It can be cold on the water!
  • What's includedWhat's includedFree Parking. Check-in located next to parking lot.
  • What's includedWhat's included1:15 PM trip: Check in between 12:30 - 12:45
  • What's includedWhat's includedNo seasickness' guarantee: Lose your lunch, we get you a new one
  • What's includedWhat's included2:00 PM Trip: Check in between 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
  • What's includedWhat's includedSodas and snacks
  • What's includedWhat's included11:00 AM trip: Check-in starts at 10:00 AM and ends at 10:30 AM
  • What's includedWhat's includedWhale sighting guarantee: If you don't see a whale, you get to come back for free
  • What's includedWhat's included9:00 AM trip: Check in between 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedGratuities
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedHotel pickup and drop off

Know before you book

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please call if you have a wheelchair so we can discuss the boarding options as we have had guests with wheelchairs enjoy this experience. We do have 5 steps in order to board the vessel. There is a single step in the deck. Please call Thank you!
  • We always follow California state protocols

Activity itinerary

Old Point Loma Lighthouse (Pass by)

We sail past North Island Naval Air Station, US Navy Base Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma Lighthouse

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Safety measures
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Activity location

    • 2050 Shelter Island Drive
    • 92106, San Diego, California, United States

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    • 2050 Shelter Island Drive
    • 92106, San Diego, California, United States

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