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City Cruises San Diego

Experience the best of San Diego with City Cruises! Enjoy picturesque skyline and marina views on a variety of dining and sightseeing cruises, book a private event on the San Diego Bay, or get out in the open ocean for a whale watching tour.

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Frequently Asked Questions

More about the best boat tours in San Diego

The best boat tours in San Diego range from dining cruises to harbor tours and whale watching! San Diego is home to some of the best whale watching tours in the world. Dining cruises, including brunch and dinner, are also some of the most popular options. If interested in dining, a sunset dinner cruise on the San Diego Bay is truly unforgettable. You will get to see the skyline and enjoy a three-course meal as the sun sets. Not to mention the Coronado Bridge! For more sightseeing focused cruises, a tour of the harbor is a fantastic opportunity to soak in views and take lots of photos to share.

Are private boat charters in San Diego available?

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

On a San Diego cruise, you will experience some of San Diego’s most iconic landmarks. This includes the Coronado Bridge, Cabrillo National Monument, and the USS Midway Museum. You can also get a great view of the cityscape from your cruise ship. This is one of the best views you can find to see Downtown San Diego!