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  • Kids Free San Diego | Kids cruise free on any 1 or 2 hour Harbor Cruise in San Diego. Limit 2 children per 1 adult | Valid October 1 - 31, 2018

    Hornblower Cruises & Events - San Diego

    San Diego , CA

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    Hornblower Cruises & Events is a treasured attraction on San Diego Bay. The San Diego Dinner Cruise departs every night of the year from docks located conveniently downtown and just minutes from San Diego Lindbergh Field. Hornblower provides exceptional customer service with 250,000 passengers enjoying a memorable cruise each year.

    Hours

    All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

    Tickets

    One Hour Harbor Cruise - Kids Free San Diego - Valid October 1-31, 2018

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    Kids cruise free on any 1 or 2 hour daily Harbor Cruise in San Diego. Valid with purchase of 1 adult ticket. Each adult ticket allows up to 2 children to cruise free.

    This one-hour bay cruise is a 13-mile tour of the north or south bay. Relax in comfort on the observation deck while our professional crew narrates the rich history, local points of interest and facts about San Diego landmarks and military.

    Hornblower Cruises has put a new twist on their traditional San Diego daytime harbor cruise by featuring one of the most animated highlights of the tour- California Sea Lions in the wild! Many people will be thrilled to know that hundreds of the fascinating pinnipeds can be observed lounging on the buoys in the middle of the harbor and on the bait barge near Point Loma.

    Boarding Location: 970 N. Harbor Drive
    Tour Times: 10:00 AM , 11:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM, 3 PM, 4:15 PM(Alternates North Bay, then South Bay)

    Ticket valid until Oct 31, 2018

    Hours

    All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

    Terms & Conditions for One Hour Harbor Cruise - Kids Free San Diego - Valid October 1-31, 2018

    Kids cruise free on any 1 or 2 hours daily Harbor Cruise in San Diego. Valid with purchase of 1 adult ticket. Each adult ticket allows up to 2 children to cruise free. Valid October 1-31, 2018.
    Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee. Tickets are not valid for special events or holiday cruises. 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.

    Visiting in October? No need to purchase a child's ticket because the kids are FREE October 1 - 31, 2018.
    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 13+) $27.00 $20.00
    Additional Child (ages 4-12) Only purchase if you have more than 2 children per paid adult. $16.20 $11.00
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      Two Hour Harbor Cruise - Kids Free San Diego - Valid October 1-31, 2018

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      Kids cruise free on any 1 or 2 hour daily Harbor Cruise in San Diego. Valid with purchase of 1 adult ticket. Each adult ticket allows up to 2 children to cruise free.
      For 120 minutes and covering over 27 miles, the two-hour cruise is the COMPLETE Bay cruise. Highlights include the history and famous sights of San Diego including everything from sea lions to Navy SEALS. You’ll see the Navy Submarine base, the spectacular Coronado Bridge, the famous Star of India, dry-docking and ship building facilities and the famous Hotel Del Coronado. The two-hour tour is the best way to see the complete bay and learn all there is to know about the famous waterway.

      What makes the Bay Cruise so popular and special? Professional Captains provide interesting narrative on the cruise aboard safe, comfortable yachts. Unlike many tours, you may visit the Captain in the wheelhouse. Hornblower offers child-friendly cruises with cute First Mate stickers and coloring maps. Enjoy a loaded snack bar on board, with adult beverages, souvenirs and photos.

      Boarding Location: 970 N. Harbor Drive
      Tour Times: 10:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM, 3:00 PM

      Ticket valid until Oct 31, 2018

      Hours

      All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

      Terms & Conditions for Two Hour Harbor Cruise - Kids Free San Diego - Valid October 1-31, 2018

      Kids cruise free on any 1 or 2 hours daily Harbor Cruise in San Diego. Valid with purchase of 1 adult ticket. Each adult ticket allows up to 2 children to cruise free. Valid October 1-31, 2018.
      Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee. Tickets are not valid for special events or holiday cruises. 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.

      Visiting in October? No need to purchase a child's ticket because the kids are FREE October 1 - 31, 2018.
      Gate price Your price Qty
      Adult (ages 10+) $32.00 $24.00
      Additional Child (ages 4-12) Only purchase if you have more than 2 children per paid adult. $19.20 $17.00
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        Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises | Tours begin December 8th, 2018

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        If you love whales, dolphins, sea lions, and sea birds, hop on board for a breathtaking experience on the open ocean. We’ll speed out to sea on one of our large, comfortable yachts and pass barking sea lions and pods of leaping dolphins as we search for the legendary gray whales—known for migrating the longest distance of any mammal on Earth. As we make our way on the 3.5-hour tour, we’ll be treated to a live narration by our experienced captain and our on-board naturalist (from the San Diego Natural History Museum). You’ll stay cozy and comfortable with both indoor and outdoor seating and a snack bar featuring hot food, a full bar, and souvenirs.

        Boarding open 15 minutes prior to departure

        Hours

        All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

        Terms & Conditions for Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises | Tours begin December 8th, 2018

        Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises. 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.

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        Gate price Your price Qty
        Adult (ages 13+) $43.00 $36.00
        Child (ages 4-12) $21.50 $21.50
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          One Hour Harbor Cruise

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          This one hour bay cruise is a 13-mile tour of the north or south bay. Relax in comfort on the observation deck while our professional crew narrates the rich history, local points of interest and facts about San Diego landmarks and military.

          Hornblower Cruises has put a new twist on their traditional San Diego daytime harbor cruise by featuring one of the most animated highlights of the tour- California Sea Lions in the wild! Many people will be thrilled to know that hundreds of the fascinating pinnipeds can be observed lounging on the buoys in the middle of harbor and on the bait barge near Point Loma.

          Boarding Location: 970 N. Harbor Drive
          Tour Times: 10:00 AM , 11:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM, 3 PM, 4:15 PM, **5:30 PM
          **Summer only (starts May 28)

          Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2019

          Purchase by Mar 31, 2019

          Hours

          All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

          Terms & Conditions for One Hour Harbor Cruise

          Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee.

          Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises. 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.

          Save $7.00
          Gate price Your price Qty
          Adult (ages 13+) $27.00 $20.00
          Child (ages 4-12) $16.20 $11.00
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            Two Hour Harbor Cruise

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            For 120 minutes and covering over 27 miles, the two-hour cruise is the COMPLETE Bay cruise. Highlights include the history and famous sights of San Diego including everything from sea lions to Navy SEALS. You’ll see the Navy Submarine base, the spectacular Coronado Bridge, the famous Star of India, dry-docking and ship building facilities and the famous Hotel Del Coronado. The two-hour tour is the best way to see the complete bay and learn all there is to know about the famous waterway.

            What makes the Bay Cruise so popular and special? Professional Captains provide interesting narrative on the cruise aboard safe, comfortable yachts. Unlike many tours, you may visit the Captain in the wheelhouse. Hornblower offers child-friendly cruises with cute First Mate stickers and coloring maps. Enjoy a loaded snack bar on board, with adult beverages, souvenirs and photos.

            Boarding Location: 970 N. Harbor Drive
            Tour Times: 10:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM, 3:00 PM, **4:15 PM
            **Summer only (starts May 28)

            Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2019

            Purchase by Mar 31, 2019

            Hours

            All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

            Terms & Conditions for Two Hour Harbor Cruise

            Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee.

            Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises. 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.

            Save $8.00
            Gate price Your price Qty
            Adult (ages 13+) $32.00 $24.00
            Child (ages 4-12) $19.20 $17.00
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              Sunday Brunch Cruise

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              Sparkling waves and soft breezes set the mood for this relaxing mid-day tour, featuring free-flowing bubbly and unbeatable views of San Diego's sights. The relaxing bay cruise includes a buffet stocked with classic American breakfast dishes, plus plenty of seasonal lunch entrees and richly decadent desserts. Our helpful guide will tell stories and give us historical context as we sail past amazing San Diego sights including the Coronado Bay Bridge, the Star of India, the North Island Naval station, and the barking sea lions at Point Loma. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ideal way to see the Bay.

              Boarding Location: 1800 North Harbor Drive

              Tour Times: Sundays | Boarding 10:30am, Cruising from 11:00am - 1:00pm

              Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2019

              Purchase by Mar 31, 2019

              Hours

              All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

              Terms & Conditions for Sunday Brunch Cruise

              Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee.

              Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises.
              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.

              Save $11.00
              Gate price Your price Qty
              Adult (ages 13+) $91.20 $80.00
              Child (ages 4-12) $54.72 $50.00
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                Sunset Dinner Cruise
                Sunday thru Friday

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                Watch the sun go down, sip champagne and enjoy a three-course dinner prepared fresh on board by our chefs. Then dance the night away or watch the San Diego sights drift by from the outdoor decks.

                You'll be thrilled to know that Hornblower Cruises doesn't participate in cruise style seating, you'll have privacy at your table and not be seated with strangers!

                Boarding Location: 1800 North Harbor Drive
                Tour Times: Boarding at 6:30pm, Cruising from 7pm-10pm

                Tickets are not valid on Holidays or Special Event cruises: Feb.14, May 10, July 4, December 6, 13, 31

                View our Dinner Menu

                Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2019

                Purchase by Mar 31, 2019

                Hours

                All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

                Terms & Conditions for Sunset Dinner Cruise
                Sunday thru Friday

                Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee.

                Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises.
                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.

                Save $11.00
                Gate price Your price Qty
                Adult (ages 13+) $111.80 $100.00
                Child (ages 4-12) $67.08 $61.00
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                  Sunset Dinner Cruise
                  Saturday

                  Ticket info /hours

                  Watch the sun go down, sip champagne and enjoy a three-course dinner prepared fresh on board by our chefs. Then dance the night away or watch the San Diego sights drift by from the outdoor decks.

                  You'll be thrilled to know that Hornblower Cruises doesn't participate in cruise style seating, you'll have privacy at your table and not be seated with strangers!

                  Boarding Location: 1800 North Harbor Drive
                  Tour Times: Boarding at 6:30pm, Cruising from 7pm-10pm

                  Tickets are not valid on Holidays or Special Event cruises: Feb. 14, May 10, July 4, December 7, 14, 31

                  View our Dinner Menu

                  Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2019

                  Purchase by Mar 31, 2019

                  Hours

                  All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

                  Terms & Conditions for Sunset Dinner Cruise
                  Saturday

                  Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee.

                  Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises. 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.

                  Save $10.00
                  Gate price Your price Qty
                  Adult (ages 13+) $129.97 $119.00
                  Child (ages 4-12) $77.98 $70.00
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                    Sights & Sips Sunset Cruise
                    ALL SUMMER!

                    Ticket info /hours

                    Come aboard the only floating happy hour in San Diego! The cruise includes boarding glass of champagne and cash bar with plenty of drink specials on beer, wine and Hornblower cocktails along with light appetizers. This is the perfect sunset excursion on San Diego Bay or a great way to kick of a night downtown.

                    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SIGHTS & SIPS CRUISE:
                    - A sunset cruise featuring San Diego sights including the Star of India, the Coronado Bay Bridge, San Diego Skyline and much more
                    - Monthly themed food stations feature complimentary light hors d'oeuvres
                    - Hornblower signature cocktails and drink specials available for purchase
                    - Background Music

                    Boarding Location: 970 N. Harbor Drive
                    Date: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May through October
                    Board: 5:30pm
                    Cruising Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

                    Ticket valid until Oct 28, 2018

                    Purchase by Mar 31, 2019

                    Hours

                    All tours run daily unless otherwise noted.

                    Terms & Conditions for Sights & Sips Sunset Cruise
                    ALL SUMMER!

                    Listed prices are per person and include cruise, meal service, port fees, tax and service fee.

                    Tickets are not valid for special event or holiday cruises.
                    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.

                    Save $3.00
                    Gate price Your price Qty
                    Adult (ages 21+) $52.60 $49.00
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