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“So much fun!”

Hornblower Cruises & Events
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San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities
Holgate, Oh
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“So much fun!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

We took the 2 hour trip around the north and south bay. Lots of photo ops and it was interesting to learn about all the military history. We even saw sea lions!

Visited April 2013
Thank Kristen O
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Hawthorne, Florida
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Highlight of Vacation!”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The Hornblower brunch cruise was definitely the highlight of our anniversary trip to San Diego. We purchased tickets online before leaving Florida. We stayed in Old Town and took the trolly to the stop nearest the docks. The location was easy to find on Grape Street. We got there before check-in actually started and the staff was nice enough to wait in their lounge. Check-in was a breeze and boarding and seating were orderly. The buffet and champagne were available immediately upon boarding. The food was fabulous! After eating, we went on the upper deck for the guided tour of the bay. Hornblower is a class act. During our next trip, we plan on taking their dinner-dance cruise. Good food, champagne, and dancing? It doesn't get any better than that!

Visited March 2013
Thank Ode2travel
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Whale watching”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

My 2 friends and I went on a whale watching trip with Hornblower and it was fabulous! The crew and volunteers truly went out of their way to give us a great experience. They seem to love what they're doing and they pass that on to their guests. I highly recommend this excursion.

Visited March 2013
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Ham Lake
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“California Adventure”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

This is our 3rd time Whale & Dolphin Watching with Hornblower. This time our voyage was later in the migration season and the weather was very foggy. Made it difficult to spot whales, but we DID! 3 whales were sighted along with numerous dolphins. Nothing better that seeing that puff of water hit in the horizon, followed by the long roll of the whale. It's a bucket list item for sure. Playful dolphins always highlight the trip.

Visited March 2013
Thank FollysJourneys
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Marana, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Amazing Trip”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

All I can say is this was an "AmazingTrip"! We went out on the 1:30 pm trip this week. We saw 6whales breeching. Saw some Grey whales also. The Captain of our ship was wonderful,. This was definately a must do trp ifyou are in San Diego in Feb or March.I told my husband this was a best trip ever, I was very happy we did go, we almost opted ou becase of weather.

Visited March 2013
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