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Address: 970 N Harbor Drive, or 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-686-8715
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: San Diego Dinner Cruises,Champagne Brunch, Blue Whale watching...
San Diego Dinner Cruises,Champagne Brunch, Blue Whale watching. Sightseeing by boat on Harbor Cruises on San Diego Bay or Gray Whale Watching Cruises (seasonally). Summer Cocktail Cruises, Blue Whale Watching in summer, Fireworks dinner cruises and Lobster Dinner Cruises! Private yacht charters, holiday parties and Destination wedding receptions for two or groups under 1000. Special discounts are posted online. Birthday offer: Buy 3 dinner tickets or brunch and get 1 FREE! Use code BDY.Family friendly with discounts for children, seniors, military and groups.
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San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise

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Brunch cruise!

Wow! I loved this cruise, well especially the brunch. We had excellent seats and enjoyed the views, the amazing food and champagne. If you have enough time and enjoy great food in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Wow! I loved this cruise, well especially the brunch. We had excellent seats and enjoyed the views, the amazing food and champagne. If you have enough time and enjoy great food in magnificent setting: go ahead and book!! You won't have to eat for the rest of the day!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

What a wonderful experience. Saw 4 different whales and the ride was smooth. We also went on a bay cruise another time and that was also great.

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Mariposa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our group of 25 family members celebrated a 50th anniversary dinner cruise, and it was great. The boat was for our party only, which made the private event even better. Full bar and excellent food- lobster and filet mignon (which was a very pleasant surprise). The staff are very friendly, accommodating, and efficient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Despite the rain squalls, we had a great adventure and spotted several blue whales and one (probably) humpback. One came very close to our boat. Awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

great organizing team, lovely staff on board and lovely food! Or guests and ourselves had the best possible day at our wedding a few weeks ago, exactly as we had hoped the day to go! Also went on one of their harbor cruises last year and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, knowledgable staff, great views and overall a very pleasant way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We took the sunset cocktail cruise and were welcomed on board with a complimentary glass of champagne. There was a very adequate buffet set up inside and servers brought new items to those who chose to sit outside throughout the two hour cruise. There is a full bar serving beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. The boat is immaculate, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We took the 2 hour bay tour. It was very relaxing and offered a great overview of the bay area. The tour is narrated the entire time. The north tour lets you see more of the city while the south tour is mostly industrial. The employees where nice and friendly during check-in and during our tour. There are snacks for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I really enjoyed the 1 hour narrated cruise. The boat itself was clean....they served snacks and drinks (alcoholic and not). The price is $20 each. Thought it was a little steep however I wanted my grandkids to enjoy their time down the river. The cruise director did share alot about the scenery along the way. He spoke 40 minutes of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

As a keen warship enthusiast, the tour of the dockyards to the south of Coronado Bridge looked like an ideal way of seeing some of the US Navy. I wasn't disappointed with the cruise ship going slow enough for me to take many photographs of the warships in the naval dockyard. The commentary was very informative, We stayed on to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A very nice trip out around San Diego harbor. Lovely and informative. It's always a great day to be out on the water. Great views of Coronado bridge and the U.S. Navy's ships in port.

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Additional Information about Hornblower Cruises & Events

Address: 970 N Harbor Drive, or 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-686-8715
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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