Captain Phillip is incredible! He was so gracious and kind. He is the most experienced person you would ever want to have as your Captain. We had a blast during our sail!
Whale Watching Cruise
Whale Watching in San Diego
Availability: January - March
Experienced Captain & Guide
Memorable Whale Watching Experience in San Diego
Join us as we take you on a unique seasonal experience aboard a classic Friendship sloop sailboat. This tour avoids the traffic of the large tour groups giving you great views and unrivaled photo opportunities. This is your chance to see the migration of gray whales off the coast of Southern California so call to book today and take advantage of the San Diego whale watching season.
Observe the majestic sight of migrating gray whales
Spot other marine life around the harbor
Enjoy our selection of snacks and drinks
Avoid the congestion of large tour groups
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$650 (private group price for up to 6 on average)
This will be confirmed upon booking
Sunroad Resort Marina, 955 Harbor Island Drive Docks A-D
January through March
Thursday through to Monday
Private tour, perfect for families or small groups (up to 6 on average)
- Soft drinks
- Packaged snacks
What to bring
- Warm jacket
- Soft-soled shoes
- Don’t forget your sunscreen!
About your guide
U.S Coast Guard Licensed Captain with 35 years experience
What To Look Forward To
With informative commentary from Captain Phil, you will be able to observe San Diego’s marine wildlife in its natural habitat without the congestion of large-group tour boats. Each year, more than 20,000 gray whales make a 10,000-mile round-trip journey from Alaska to the lagoons of Baja California, where the females give birth to their calves. After spending time in warm Baja California waters so their young can grow strong, they make the journey north again in spring. The longest known distance any mammal migrates on an annual basis, it is truly an extraordinary spectacle to observe. With 70 miles of coastline directly in the migration path, San Diego is an ideal destination to see this impressive parade of gentle giants while aboard a majestic sailboat making this an unforgettable experience!
Take Our Guests’ Word For It
My boyfriend and I had such an amazing time on this sail!! Captain Phillip is hilarious, his boat is beautiful, and the other couples we were with fun to talk to – we had such a great time chatting and laughing, even went out for drinks with one of the couples afterwards!
The Captain was friendly, entertaining, and hard-working. The weather was perfect, and the boat sailed like a dream. This was a beautiful boat…