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San Diego Harbor Cruise

From US$25.00
  • 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.

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1 - 5 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Family Activity in San Diego

We went on a 2 hour harbor cruise that took us down the south harbor and up the north harbor. We were able to see a pleathera of naval ships, enjoy the sights and sounds of teh harbor, and take tons of photos. They also...More

Thank Ekarat6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
We enjoyed it!

We purchased a groupon, and did the two hour cruise. If I had to recommend, I would say do the one hour tour, specifically the “southern” portion of the bay. Great facts, clean boat, cool way to see SD.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very good narration and north harbor tour

We did the north harbor tour today and really enjoyed seeing what’s in the harbor from the harbor itself, our guide (Rob?) was really good, pointing out the museums and other ships harbored (including our own cruise ship), and I especially liked seeing the US...More

Thank Cheryal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great way to see the waterfront area!

We took the 2 hour tour and would recommend it. The north tour concentrates on the various man made shelter islands and the north part of Coronado Island and the south covers the bridge and south part of Coronado island as well as lots of...More

2  Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great way to see San Diego

We took the 2 hour cruise - both north & south & I would recommend to do this as you get to see both ends of the bay. The narrative was great when you could hear it & the narrator very good but unfortunately the...More

Thank dioz
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