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Experience the best of Berkeley with City Cruises! Enjoy picturesque views on a dining cruise or book a private event on the beautiful San Francisco Bay.

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    Make this the best New Year’s yet with an unforgettable celebration on the water!
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Top Things to Do on Coronado Island

Coronado Island has been a favorite travel destination for over a century, drawing in visitors from around the world. Situated in San Diego Bay, this incredible island offers a rich

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Keep Easter Plans Afloat with Gourmet Dining to-go from Hornblower Cruises and Events

  Chef created Signature Meals with Curbside Pick-up from San Diego, San Francisco and Newport Beach April 1, 2020 – With Californians being asked to stay indoors for the foreseeable

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Celebrating Dolphins in San Diego

Did you know that March is Dolphin Awareness Month? To celebrate, Hornblower San Diego is featuring a dolphin species every week. Dolphins are toothed whales in the Delphinidae Family. Off

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A Sweet San Francisco Vow Renewal

A vow renewal is a beautiful way to celebrate your marriage and your love. No matter how long you’ve been together, it’s a way to tell the world you’d do

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Winter Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises Began with a Splash

Last Saturday, Hornblower Cruises & Events in San Diego began a new season of whalewatching cruises! So far we’ve spotted the first migrating Eastern Pacific Gray Whales off the coast

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Winter Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruises on Sale!

Splash Sale! For a limited time, Hornblower’s Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruise Tickets are only $30 per person for Monday  through Friday cruises (a savings of $15 per person)!

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Killer Whales off the San Diego Coast

Orca alert! Last Saturday, our Captain, Whalers(naturalists) from the San Diego Natural History Museum, and on board guests were thrilled to spot three Killer Whales (orcas) off the San Diego

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The Return of Patches the Famous Dolphin

Yesterday, admist another incredible day of Whale and Dolphin Watching, we spotted Patches, the most famous, offshore Bottlenose Dolphin on the West Coast! Patches is a  rare, black-and-white piebald dolphin.

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Summertime Whale Watching

We began our Summer Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching season with sunny skies, calm seas, and a sampling of baleen whales. Each cruise was filled with thousands of playful dolphins,

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Blue Whale Watching in San Diego

  Book Your Whale Watching Tour BLUE WHALE  Balaenoptera musculus The blue whale a rorqual, a family that also includes the humpback whale, fin whale, Bryde’s whale, sei whale, Omura’s whale, and

Frequently Asked Questions

More about the best boat tours in Berkeley

There are several great boat tours in Berkeley, California that offer unique views of the city and its surroundings. Visitors can tour the bay on a sightseeing cruise, take a ferry to Alcatraz Island, or even go on a cocktail cruise. Whatever type of tour you’re looking for, there’s sure to be a boat tour in Berkeley that’s perfect for you. One of the most popular types of boat rides in Berkeley is the sightseeing cruise. These cruises offer breathtaking views of the city skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge. Visitors can also see Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, and other landmarks from the comfort of their seat on the deck.

Which landmarks and famous sights can you see on a Berkeley cruise?

Many of the famous sights you will see in a Berkely cruise are on par with what you may see on a San Francisco boat tour! Landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and beautiful skylines. Berkeley is a beautiful city with many fun things to do.