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Sailing Yacht America & Whale Watching Experience in San Diego
  • Sailing Yacht America & Whale Watching Experience in San Diego
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  • San Diego Whale Watching Sailing Experience

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Whale Watching Sailing Experience 

San Diego, CA

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Item #: WAT-SDI-0024

Experience the fun and excitement of viewing some of nature's most incredible mammals during this whale watching experience aboard the legendary "America" schooner in San Diego!

  • Top rated experience provider with experienced guides who consistently provide customers with the best whale watching tours in San Diego
  • Aboard the 139-foot sailing yacht America, and see a plethora of gray whales firsthand in their natural habitat
  • In addition to whales, you will also see dolphin and sea lion sightings
  • Enjoy a great day on the water - the perfect experience for locals and visitors alike! 

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  • Experience the fun and excitement of viewing some of nature's most incredible mammals during this whale watching experience aboard the legendary "America" schooner in San Diego!

    • Top rated experience provider with experienced guides who consistently provide customers with the best whale watching tours in San Diego
    • Aboard the 139-foot sailing yacht America, and see a plethora of gray whales firsthand in their natural habitat
    • In addition to whales, you will also see dolphin and sea lion sightings
    • Enjoy a great day on the water - the perfect experience for locals and visitors alike! 

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  • Spend an amazing day on the water in "America's Greatest City". Climb aboard the legendary "America" schooner for a whale and dolphin watching ocean sail! 

    The "America" was originally sailed from 1851 to 1945 and was re-built in 1995. This is the vessel the legendary "America's Cup" international yacht race is named after. She carried the "Olympic" flame into Savannah, GA for the start of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

    The "America" is perfectly suited for whale watching because of its low sleek lines, deep keel for stability and the ability to quietly approach the whales under sail without using noisy engine power. The yacht's low sweeping deck also gives guests a great vantage point for photographing the whales up-close.

    In addition, because the yacht is so comfortable, there's a no Seasickness Guarantee. 

    While aboard the "America", light snacks, sandwiches, soda, water & ice are provided. You are invited to bring a blanket and your own favorite wine or beer and relax on deck as you sail to the whales.

    Come spend a memorable day taking in San Diego's scenery and marine life! 

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  • Essential Information

    • All ages welcome
    • Special child rates are available for children ages 0-17 years (infants need a ticket as well)
    • Life jackets, light snacks, soda, water and ice are provided
    • Participants may bring additional food, wine, beer, or beverages
    • This experience requires a minimum of 7 participants to run on any particular date

    Duration

    This experience lasts approximately 3.5 - 4 hours.

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    Maximum Participants

    The boat can accommodate up to 85 passengers per sail, and there must be a minimum of 7 participants to sail.

    Spectators

    This tour is for booked participants only.

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Wear tennis shoes or boat shoes and bring a light jacket. It is also recommended to bring binoculars, hats, sunscreen, cameras, and a blanket.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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    1. Is sailing in the Bay likely to make me seasick?

      The experience provider is so confident in their ability to provide the best whale watching tours in San Diego that they offer the only “no sickness guarantee” in the world. However, if you're susceptible to motion sickness, take the necessary precautions. 

    2. What is your policy on smoking?
      There is a no smoking policy.
    3. Are life jackets provided on the boat?
      The Coast Guard requires us to keep life jackets on board.
    4. Are snacks and beverages provided?
      Water and soft drinks are provided free of charge.
    5. What happens if there is inclement weather?
      If the trip is cancelled due to weather, you will be able to reschedule directly with the experience provider.
    6. What should I wear?
      Wear tennis shoes or boat shoes and bring a light jacket. It is also recommended to bring binoculars, hats, sunscreen, cameras, and a blanket.

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Mid-December through April:
Daily - 11:00 AM 
*During peak whale migration 

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