Take a Ride on San Diego Harbor Cruises
Home to more than 70 miles of pristine coastline, when visiting San Diego, you can’t pass up a day along the water. While the beaches offer endless options for outdoor fun, the best views of the water are from the water itself! Hop on a San Diego harbor cruise and sail on the deep blue sea to check out some of the marine life and local landmarks of America’s Finest City. Even better, visitors who stay at the low cost Pacific Inn near San Diego Harbor, have easy access to the cruise docks either by foot, car or public transportation.
Harbor Cruise Companies & Tours in San Diego
So you may be wondering what types of San Diego harbor cruises are offered? For starters, there are countless options with something to satisfy individuals of all ages. The two main companies that offer San Diego harbor cruises include Hornblower and the San Diego Harbor Excursion offered by Flagship Cruises. The most popular cruises are for whale watching cruises, water tours, dinner cruises, holiday cruises, wedding cruises, and corporate cruises.
The whale watching tours start in late December. There are two tours each day that lasts for a few hours. The prices range from $18.50 per child to $42.00 per adult. There are also harbor tours available for shorter amounts of time, typically 1 to 2 hours and sail nearby popular San Diego landmarks. Tickets range from $11 to $25, making it a fun and inexpensive way to hear about some of the best attractions in the city.
Dinner cruises are also popular, and they can range between $32 per person to $100 per person depending on personal preferences and dates of travel; holiday dinner cruises will be more expensive than weekday or weekend dinner cruises. As you sail along the water during sunset, you and your significant other or family can enjoy a first class meal on deck with views of the water. Some cruises also offer an open bar for a few cocktails during your special night out.
Finally, wedding and corporate cruises can also be booked. If you are planning a special event, you can contact the harbor cruise company of your choice directly. They often customize packages and will help you create an event on the water to remember.