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San Diego 1 Hour Harbor Cruise

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ChildChild age: 4- 12 years. Under 4 are free.

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4:15pm Tour cancelled on Dec 19th & Dec 20th
Enjoy the spectacular Sights and Sounds of magnificent San Diego Bay on a 1 hour Harbor Cruise. Cruise the Harbor in style and comfort from the observation deck of one of the beautiful Hornblower Yachts.


  • See some of America's most historic ships
  • Observation decks and panoramic views from encircling walkways
  • Professional crew narrates the rich history, local points of interest, landmark and military facts and much more
  • A snack bar and full beverage bar is available
  • Highest standards of safety and comfort are practiced
ALL ABOARD! Sit back, relax and surround yourself with spectacular panoramic views. Listen as the professional crew narrates the rich history, local points of interest and facts about San Diego landmarks and military history.

The Big Bay, as locals call San Diego Bay, boasts some of America's most historic ships such as the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan and the U.S.S. Midway. It also plays host to scenic sights of the Coronado Bay Bridge and Seaport Village, to name just a few. San Diego Bay is home for wildlife such as Blue Heron, Sea Lions, Pelicans and more.

You will appreciate the style and excellence in guest experience Hornblower is well-known for. From it's beginnings in 1980 as a two-ship operation to the fleet of 29 it is today, Hornblower has focused on exceeding the expectations of it's guests, and on maintaining the highest standards of safety and comfort.

If you are looking for the best way to see the San Diego Bay and its attractions, buy your eTicket and board the Hornblower San Diego 1 hour Harbor Cruise. This harbor cruise is the way to go. It's an Adventure you do not want to miss! Welcome Aboard!
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San Diego 1 Hour Harbor Cruise

Operating Times:

Open 365 days a year. Boarding begins 15 minutes before departure.
With the 1 hour Harbor Cruise, you have your choice of cruising the North Bay or the South Bay.
North Bay Departure Times: 10:00am; 12:30pm; 3:00pm & *5:30 pm. (*Memorial Day Weekend through September).
South Bay Departure Times: 11:15am; 1:45pm & 4:15pm. Friday, Saturday & Sunday ONLY *8:45am. (*Memorial Day Weekend through September).

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.


1 hour

Booth Location:

Hornblower Cruises- 970 N Harbor Drive, San Diego CA 92101

Nearest Intersection:

North Harbor Dr. and Broadway St.


Parking Options: (Rates subject to change) 5 Star Public Parking: Corner of Pacific Highway and Broadway and across from the Santa Fe Depot on Pacific Highway: 0 to 1 hour: $5.00 1 to 10 hours: $10.00 10 to 24 hours: $12.00 5pm to 2am: $5.00 (Weekends and Holidays until 2am) USS Midway Parking Lot: $7.00 all day There are also metered spots directly across from ticket booth. The meters have a 3 hour max Monday to Saturday until 6:00 pm. The meters are free after 6:00 pm and on Sundays.

Age Requirements:

All ages welcome. Minors require adult supervision. Passengers over 18 years of age are required to have valid photo identification available at boarding.


Dress in layers for comfort. Bring a Camera. Allow enough time for traffic and parking. Seating on the yacht is on a first come, first served basis. Departure times vary for North and South Bay 1 hour harbor cruises. For a small additional fee take in the sights of both the North and South Bay with the San Diego 2 hour Harbor Cruise. Rates subject to change. A snack and full beverage bar is available. Hornblower does have handicap accessibility on some, but not all, of the yachts and decks. Call customer service to ensure handicap accessibility.

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