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San Diego Harbor Cruise

  • Hear fun facts about San Diego as you sightsee from from water
  • Pick between indoor or outdoor seating, or sunbathe on the deck
  • Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour cruise, depending on your preferences 
San Diego Harbor Cruise
From US$25.00
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1-Hour North Bay Cruise
1-harbor cruise of San Diego's north Bay; available at 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm and Memorial Day Weekend through October 31st only at 5:30pm
From US$25.00
1-Hour South Bay Cruise
1-harbor cruise of San Diego's south Bay; available at 11:15am, 1:45pm and 4:15pm
From US$25.00
2-Hour Harbor Cruise
2-hour harbor cruise of both north and south bay; available at 10am, 11:15am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, 3pm and Memorial Day Weekend through October 31st only at 4:15pm
From US$30.00

See San Diego’s top sights from the water, and save money on transport with this affordable cruise that passes Coronado Bridge, the Naval Base, and sea lions. You’ll learn about the waterway’s importance to the city via narration, and enjoy the view indoors or out. With options including either a 1- or 2-hour cruise, and multiple tour times, this guided cruise fits easily into any San Diego sightseeing plan.

What to Expect

Meet for this San Diego cruise on North Harbor Drive. Once you check in, board the boat and find the area that suits you. You can sit indoors or outdoors, including on the sun deck.

Your cruise is fully narrated, and you can learn interesting facts about San Diego, its history, and its landmarks. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of local seals and sea lions, too.

What you see depends on whether you’re on the 1-hour or 2-hour cruise. During both cruises, you can see the Coronado Bridge, the US Naval Base, and the Star of India. During the 2-hour cruise, you can also see the North Island Naval Air Station, the Naval Sub Base, and Cabrillo National Monument.

Snacks and beverages are available on board to purchase (own expense).

Your tour ends back at the meeting place where you boarded your ship.

Write a ReviewReviews (49)

1 - 5 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Recommend the two-hour full harbor tour - and go early if you can

This was a fun, enjoyable harbor tour with a lot of good information. We've been going to San Diego on and off for 20+ years and still learned some things. The way it works is that the one and two hour tours are on the...More

Thank DryheatAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago
A solid hour of San Diego Scenery and History

The harbor cruise from Flagship Cruises and Events are full of history, scenery, and fresh air. Enjoy the sights of the bridges, boats, and ships in the Bay as you tour beautiful San Diego Bay. From Coronado to the military vessels, there is literally something...More

Thank Danny H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Worth it.

First off there are some cheap Groupon discounts out there. So if you are interested in doing the cruise, google the Groupon deals first. We did the two hour cruise. We thought the south leg was more interesting. For the price, even without discounts, it’s...More

Thank ClutchIsEverything
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Just a day out

the guided tour was nice. Lots of information and details about San Diego and the naval ships. Cool experience

Thank velia j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Good commentary

I enjoyed the 2 hour harbor cruise. The cruise allowed me to catch some sun, and have a nice, relaxing ride on the water. We were able to capture some nice photos, and learn some things about San Diego properties along the harbor. The massive...More

Thank gyvette59
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8 June 2018|
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Response from YYCGURU | Reviewed this property |
Parking is difficult and not free the best is the Midway, which is close by for $10 the Boarding ramp is right besides the Midway
Karen M
28 April 2018|
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Response from Terry L | Reviewed this property |
If you are unsure you can phone them to make sure you are on the cruse and time you want. They usually do both cruses together after you do the south Bay Cruse you go back to the Terinamal and drop off the people that only... More