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Address: 1492 N. Harbor Drive, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: +1 800-644-3454
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Description: Welcome aboard the world famous 139ft yacht AMERICA for a...
Welcome aboard the world famous 139ft yacht AMERICA for a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching experience. This luxurious sailing schooner provides the most environmentally friendly and personal wildlife experience in San Diego. Next Level Sailing is located at the San Diego Maritime Museum; and same day admission to the museum is included for all of our guests. Highlights: * 4-hour cruise to spot whales, dolphins and more * "Whale sighting" and "no sea sickness" guarantees * Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages included * Free same day admission to SD Maritime Museum With low sweeping decks offering fantastic uninterrupted views and a deep keel for stability, the AMERICA offers whale watching at its best.
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Next Level no longer has America's Cup class racers

I did Next Level Sailing's STARS AND STRIPES excursion a year ago. It was an excellent sail, the staff was friendly and we all got a chance to try all the stations. One thing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We were not able to make the trip due to an illness in the family. We had to cancel at the last second, past the 24 hour cut-off, but Next Level was understanding of our situation. They offered a credit to come back another time, but traveling all way from Chicago, that is probably not going to happen. After going... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I did Next Level Sailing's STARS AND STRIPES excursion a year ago. It was an excellent sail, the staff was friendly and we all got a chance to try all the stations. One thing: this company no longer operates the retired racing sailboats STARS AND STRIPES and ABRACADABRA. Both of these boats have been moved, I saw them leaving on... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

July 2011 we booked a trip with Star & Stripes. It was cancelled due to fog. We were told we could book again anytime just let them know the date of the cancelled trip. We tried to come a couple years later, (we live in Texas). They were not going to be booking trips at the time we came to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My whale watching trip with Next Level sailing was just amazing! We saw several whales, dolphins and sea lions. The staff was really friendly and knowledgeable. It was great to hear their enthusiasm for sailing and the marine life. I’d recommend this tour to anyone who would like to spend four amazing hours out at sea.

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Corralejo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We arrived in San Diego harbour and spotted the America straight away ;-) We had a fabulous time from the moment we arrived by the boat untill the end of this excursion. Al made us feel very welcome instantly on the boat. We set of sail and our kids were allowed to help out straight away which made this an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

From the time we got on the boat till we disembarked we had a great time. Smooth seas and warm weather. Nice crew and a well maintained boat. We saw gray and humpback whales. The boat was not over stuffed with people. Plenty of room to move around. I would highly recommend this trip. Only 1 small negative comment. There... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My wife and I took a trip on the America whale watching on 3/6/2015. It was worth every penny. It is a bit more expensive than the other daily tours that sail from SD harbor, but, it was well worth it. Plus, it includes entrance to the maritime museum, snacks, and drinks on board (water, soda) - you must pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A last minute decision put my husband and I in the extremely capable hands of the owner and crew of the sailing vessel America. What was described as a three hour whale watching expedition turned into a four hour adventure. Not only was the excursion exciting as we watched whales make a superb showing, but the knowledge and friendliness of... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The captain and crew really make the trip highly enjoyable,they are friendly and very knowledgeable about the whales and the surrounding area . The whale watching was great and the sail back into the harbor was truly amazing.Lots of fun!!!

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was the very best whale watching anyone could ever go on. Just being on the boat with the outstanding crew was magical, and then to see amazing whales was an experience like no other. I would recommend this attraction to anyone-it was fabulous!

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Address: Address: 1492 N. Harbor Drive, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: +1 800-644-3454
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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