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Itinerary
Make your way to the pier at 1066 N.Harbor Drive at least 15 minutes before your cruise's departure time; multiple departure times are available to fit your schedule. Step aboard the ship and make yourself comfortable for the ride, which spans two hours and passes many local points of interest. 

Listen to insightful commentary from your guide as you pass landmarks such as the Cabrillo National Monument, the U.S. Naval Fleet and Submarine Base, Shelter Island, Harbor Island, and Point Loma. You'll likely see some California sea lions along the way. 

Step up to the onboard snack bar to purchase some hot or cold items while you cruise. Return to the pier after 2 hours.
Locations visited
Point Loma
Cabrillo National Monument
Harbor and Shelter Islands
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Overview
See San Diego from a marine vantage point on this 2-hour harbor cruise, including some potential sea lion sightings. Listen to live narration from your captain and enjoy for-purchase snacks from the onboard snack bar. Multiple departure times to fit your schedule.
Highlights
  • San Diego harbor cruise
  • Close-up views of Point Loma, The U.S. Naval Fleet and Submarine Base and more
  • Crew narrates the local points of interes
  • Tour the beautiful San Diego Bay on a Coast Guard certified yacht
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Fun way to learn about San Diego

This was a fun way to learn about the naval influence and coastal history of San Diego while relaxing on the top deck. It was an enjoyable cruise and we saw sea lions, with one pup too. I went on the first morning tour which...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Cruisin Around the Bay

First time to San Diego with the kids and thought this would be a great adventure for them. The kids had a blast running around the boat. They do not allow any outside food or beverage but they do have a bar for drinks and...More

Thank Geri Z
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Geri - Thank you for spending time with us on board a harbor cruise. We're happy that your children had fun running around the boat. We appreciate your feedback regarding the sound system and boat condition, rest assured that we have forwarded your comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Relaxing Way to Spend Some Time

This cruise was a relaxing way to spend a few hours from walking around town. However, two hours was almost too long. I recommend only 1 hour and the southern harbor cruise. There you will see and be impressed with some of the navy fleet!...More

2  Thank Joanne R
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Joanne! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall cruise experience. Come back soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2018
1st Mate Kyle made it both entertaining and informative

It really is impossible to be in downtown San Diego looking over the harbor, or to cross the Coronado bridge from the island back to downtown and not to have million questions and see things that you'd like to see more closely. We saw the...More

Thank Richard_StL
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Richard - We're so glad that you enjoyed the harbor cruise so much! It is definitely a great way to enjoy the must see attractions along the San Diego bay while taking in the nice breeze on board. We hope you also picked up...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Enjoyable and Interesting Two Hour Harbor Cruise

We totally enjoyed the relaxing and informative two hour cruise of the north and south harbors. The guide pointed out many interesting facts and points of interest all along the way. It was especially cool to get close to the Navy ships and also cruise...More

Thank Carol S
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for the detailed recount of your experience with us, Carol! We are thrilled to hear that you were able to enjoy a beautiful sunny day taking in the beautiful sights of the San Diego harbor while sipping on a couple of beers. The heat...More

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