Whale Watching & Aquarium
Take advantage of whale watching season during the annual migration of the California Gray Whale! Sail through the water and witness whales right before your eyes as well as many other species of marine life!
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Duration: Approximately 3.5 Hours
- Take an exciting cruise through San Diego waters for a spectacular whale watching adventure!
- Chance to see and learn about marine life beyond the whales!
- Explore the stunning San Diego Harbor as the sail leaves for the open sea!
- Fully narrated tour by knowledable guides who will provide fun facts and lessons about local marine life
- Great for the whole family!
Cruise through San Diego and get a close-up view of the California Gray Whale on the Whale Watching Expedition!
Every year, from late December to March, as many as 20,000 gray whales migrate 10,000 miles from Bering Sea to Baja, California. Be one of the lucky few to witness this fascinating process of the whale migration. As you sail through the water, you may have the chance to witness multilple whales swimming alongside you!
Your whale watching adventure includes a live narration by professional guides, who are experts at locating the migrating whales. The guides will help you spot the whales as they teach you interesting facts about the whales, other sea life, and the local geography. This adventure offers an exhilarting and comfortable ocean experience.
Whale watching tours from San Diego are an educational adventure experience for anyone who loves sea birds, dolphins, sea lions, and whales. Wildlife that is sometimes seen on the whale watching cruise include Great Blue Heron, Mallard Duck, Red Tailed Hawk, California Sea Lion, Harbor Seal, Killer Whale, Gray Whale and more!
Highlights of the cruise feature pods of hundreds of dolphins plus an informative harbor tour of the Big Bay. Enjoy a memorable 3 1/2 hour whale watching cruise on the most comfortable boats in Southern California.
This cruise also features whale sounds recorded by Scripps oceanographers and an onboard snack bar. Travel in a climate controlled, indoor seating boat and enjoy views of the harbor seals plus, famous San Diego landmarks.
There is a guaranteed whale sighting with each visit. If whales are not sighted, a pass good for another Whale Watching or Harbor Cruise will be issued.
Don’t miss out on this incredible journey to witness the California Gray Whale in the waters!
Starts: Tour begins at 1050 N. Harbor Drive.
Includes: Fully guided tour
Excludes: Gratuity, Hotel pick-up and drop off
Availability Info: Tours departs daily at 9:45 AM and 1:30 PM. Tours run from December 26 through March 31.
May get a little chilly....bring a coat!
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Cancellation Policy – By placing an order you are agreeing to the following Cancellation Policy. Any order booked and subsequently cancelled will be subject to a $25 per person cancellation fee. Any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of tour departure are 100% non-refundable. If the total price of your purchase is less than $25 you will only be charged the amount of the activity. This cancellation policy is applicable for each activity, event or tour within a transaction. Any changes to date or time will be accepted with no charge up until 24 hours prior to the tour departure or activity or event scheduled start time. Changes within the 24 hour cutoff must be done by phone and will be subject to availability, if the preferred date or time of the change is not available then the standard cancellation penalty applies.
Any collected cancellation fees will be credited to your customer account and will be available for use on any of our other products. Re booking must be done within one year of your cancellation to apply any cancellation credits, unused cancellation fees are non-refundable if not used to re book another of our products within one year.
Cancellation requests must be called into The Destination Center on 1 866 431 1634 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (emailed cancellation requests may not be received prior to the 24 hour cancellation cutoff – it is the purchaser’s responsibility to ensure a reservation is cancelled in time).