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  • Adventure R.I.B. Rides

    San Diego , CA

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    San Diego's only year round Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour.

    Experience a thrilling and unforgettable ride on board an authentic Navy SEAL Rigid Inflatable Boat (R.I.B).

    The R.I.B.'s low profile provides for an intimate on-the-water experience, allowing you to get up close and personal to the abundant marine life and incredible naval and historical sights that San Diego Bay and its surrounding waters have to offer. The R.I.B. is safe and stable and is powered by quiet, eco-friendly engines. All charters are captained and narrated by highly experienced and knowledgeable U.S. Coast Guard licensed Captains.

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    2 Hour Naval Heritage & Maritime History Tour of San Diego Bay

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    Price includes taxes

    Enjoy a fast, fun and unforgettable tour of San Diego Bay and learn about the area’s rich naval and maritime heritage from our knowledgeable U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain. You will see all the great naval and historical sights that San Diego has to offer from the Navy SEAL Amphibious Base at Coronado Island to the old and new Point Loma Lighthouses at the entrance to San Diego Bay.

    - See the Submarine Base along with much of the Navy’s Pacific Fleet.
    - See the Old & New Point Loma Lighthouses
    - Ride the waves past Pt. Loma into the Pacific Ocean
    - Catch a glimpse of some of the remaining coastal defense systems put in place along Pt. Loma during WWII.
    - Experience the U.S.S. Midway Aircraft Carrier from the water as you cruise underneath the Flight Deck of this historic behemoth.
    - Get up close to Sea Lions
    - Cruise along the Embarcadero and view the incredible collection of historic ships at the San Diego Maritime Museum
    - Watch the Navy's trained dolphins at work
    - Venture under the magnificent Coronado Bridge to the Naval Amphibious Base, where the Navy SEALS train

    There are few places where you can see so many amazing sights in such a short period of time. San Diego Bay is the U.S. Navy’s biggest West Coast port and is the home port to three active nuclear aircraft carriers. This exciting and informative tour is great for all ages.

    Duration: 2 Hours
    Private Charters: Up to 6 Passengers
    Public Excursions: Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-3:00pm
    (Not offered December-March)

    Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2018

    Terms & Conditions for 2 Hour Naval Heritage & Maritime History Tour of San Diego Bay

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment 2 Hour Naval Heritage & Maritime History Tour of San Diego Bay

    Reservations are required. You must call Adventure Rib Rides at (619) 808-2822 within 72 hours of purchase to confirm your tour date and time. You will not be guaranteed a place on this tour without calling in advance. Tours are limited to 6 passengers. Please present your voucher(s) on the day of your tour to any Adventure Rib Rides staff member. Photo identification is required to redeem voucher(s).

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Private Charters (Up to 6 Passengers) 395.50 350.00
    Public Excursion Adult 73.45 65.00
    Public Excursion Child (ages 12 & under) 56.50 50.00

    3 Hour Whale Watching Excursion

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    Experience a fast paced and thrilling ride out to the Pacific Ocean, visiting a rookery of California Sea Lions along the way. Within a quick 20 minutes of departing from Harbor Island, you will pass Point Loma and enter the Pacific Ocean, where your whale watching adventure will begin. The R.I.B offers an intimate on-the-water experience and its low profile allows you to get up close and personal with the California Gray Whales (Eschrichtius robustus) as they pass by the San Diego's shoreline on their annual migration to the warmer waters of Mexico.

    Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2018

    Terms & Conditions for 3 Hour Whale Watching Excursion

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment 3 Hour Whale Watching Excursion

    Reservations are required. You must call Adventure Rib Rides at (619) 808-2822 within 72 hours of purchase to confirm your tour date and time. You will not be guaranteed a place on this tour without calling in advance. Tours are limited to 6 passengers. Please present your voucher(s) on the day of your tour to any Adventure Rib Rides staff member. Photo identification is required to redeem voucher(s).

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Public Excursion Adult 96.05 85.00
    Public Excursion Child (ages 5-12) 79.10 70.00

    4 Hour Eco-Tour to the Coronado Islands (Mexico)

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    Price includes taxes

    The Coronado Islands never fail to evoke feelings of awe and amazement in our passengers. A chain of four islands located just 15 miles South of San Diego, “Los Coronados” are protected by the Mexican Government as a nature preserve for migratory sea birds, marine mammals and the myriad of marine life found here.

    Your Captain will act as guide and naturalist sharing a wealth of information about the thriving marine ecosystem teeming with life around the islands. The Adventure R.I.B.’s low profile and shallow draft allows you to get up-close and personal to the marine life as you explore the islands’ rugged coastline and secluded coves.

    Some of the animals you may encounter on and around the Coronado Islands are: 5 Different Species of Dolphin which inhabit these waters, Harbor Seals, California Sea Lions (at times as many as 50,000), Northern Elephant Seals, Brown Pelicans, Oyster Catchers, Rare Birds: Storm Petrels and the Blue Footed & Brown Boobies, Gray Whales, Blue Whales, Sei Whales and Humpback Whales, Mola Mola (Sunfish) .

    Duration: 3-3.5 Hours
    Private Charters: Up to 6 Passengers
    Public Excursions: Sundays from 9:00am-12:30pm (Not offered in December-March)

    Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2018

    Terms & Conditions for 4 Hour Eco-Tour to the Coronado Islands (Mexico)

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment 4 Hour Eco-Tour to the Coronado Islands (Mexico)

    Reservations are required. You must call Adventure Rib Rides at (619) 808-2822 within 72 hours of purchase to confirm your tour date and time. You will not be guaranteed a place on this tour without calling in advance. Tours are limited to 6 passengers. Please present your voucher(s) on the day of your tour to any Adventure Rib Rides staff member. Photo identification is required to redeem voucher(s).

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Private Charters (Up to 6 Passengers) 791.00 700.00

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