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Hornblower Cruises & Events

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San Diego Dinner Cruises, Champagne Brunch, and Sightseeing by boat on San Diego Bay. Summer Cocktail Cruises, Blue Whale Watching in summer Gray Whale Watching in winter, Fireworks dinner cruises and Lobster Dinner Cruises! Private yacht charters...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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970 N Harbor Drive and, 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled with group of 9 on Hornblower 2hr evening cruise of the Harbor. We sat on the top section, weather was overcast w/slight mist out in the harbor, but we all prepared with coats. The city lights and harbor lights were amazing. I didn't...More

Thank Hunter6793
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bought the evening cruise for my husbands birthday and it was a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours. We were greeted with a glass of champagne and shown to our seats. Then, we cruised along the harbor in San Diego and saw the...More

Thank Brenda T
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Brenda! Thank you for celebrating your husband's birthday on board with us. We are happy to hear that we were able to provide a great experience to compliment the occasion. Please sail with us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First we did not get wet, we were over wet, the bay, and saw the city from the bay side. My wife and grandson along with his friend and me took the two hour tour. It was a great experience. Lots to see, history and...More

Thank Byron H
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there Byron! We appreciate your review. We're glad that you found the cruise entertaining and informative. We apologize if the parking situation in this area is quite challenging. Thank you for sailing with us - come back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group enjoyed our private 2-hour cruise, with lunch, while meeting in San Diego on business. the captain did a great job narrating the sights of the bay. It was very impressive to see an active aircraft carrier docked for restocking. Also got to see...More

Thank Jessica0823
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, Jessica! It's always great to hear we are able to give people an amazing experience. We look forward to welcoming you and your team back on board again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the dinner cruise before arriving in San Diego. Everything was excellent from the staff working at the ticket booth, to the people working on the boat and the wonderful views of the City at night. The food was excellent, and there was a nice...More

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

Hi Greg - Thanks for sailing with us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed a night of dancing and fun on board the Dinner Cruise. Make sure to visit us again soon the next time you make your way to San Diego!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time here in San Diego and it was fun!!! This 2 hour boat cruise was fun, informative, and packed with tourist!!! The first hour was along the bridge area and all the Navy ships. The Coronado was a pleasure!!! Great history, information, and...More

Thank msdet1529
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise. Went at 11am. The staff are well educated and offered a pleasant tour. Take a jacket, as it is cooler on the water. Allows you to fully enjoy the city skyline! Seats scattered around tables on the deck, snacks and...More

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

We're glad you enjoyed a nice day on the harbor with us. Sail with us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the 2 hour cruise as it wasn't that much more expensive than the 1 hour. We cruised the north of the bay first, this where you can see the sealions. Second hour was the South of the bay. This was a tour of US...More

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

Thanks for your review! We look forward to giving you a 5 star experience next time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Hornblower 2 hour San Diego Bay cruise. It was awesome. Some some beautiful coastline and enjoyed the beautiful weather with a very interesting narration. Highly recommend!

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

Thanks for spending a nice sunny day around the harbor with us, Deborah! We're glad you had fun. Sail with us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK cruise, but the current conditions resulted in a terribly bumping ride. Many passengers were getting seasick and we never spotted any whales. I think they should let you know in advance when the conditions are so rough that getting sea sick is highly likely...More

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

Hi Ken, we appreciate your feedback. We are truly sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience. In order for us to get the best sightings of whales, we must sail out into the open ocean and try our best to maneuver through...More

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MISS M
August 17, 2018|
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Response from HornblowerSupport | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! There is no waterfall or dam within the San Diego harbor. Here are some attractions you see during the harbor cruise: North Bay: - California Sea Lions - Nuclear Submarine Base - Star of India... More
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Carmine I
July 6, 2018|
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Response from HornblowerSupport | Property representative |
Hi Carmine - Thank you for your inquiry. Since we are currently within the summer peak season, we highly recommend setting up a reservation with your Go Card. Give us a call and any of our agents will be happy to help you... More
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Bobby J
June 10, 2018|
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Sure is and it's good champagne to boot!
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