Whale Watching San Diego
Our most popular tour! Embark on an exciting, 2.5 – 3 hour Wildlife Safari that will take you out into the ocean to look for whales, dolphins, sea-lions, and other marine wildlife.
Join one of our daily, public Adventure Whale Watching San Diego tours, or reserve the entire boat for a custom, private whale watching experience
Public Whale Watching Tours are booked on a per-person basis. Reserve the number of seats needed for the people in your group and share your experience with other wildlife enthusiasts. We reserve up to 10 seats on each boat for our public whale watching tours.
Private Whale Watching Tours reserve all seats on the boat for your party. This is a more personalized and intimate tour experience. Private whale watching tours are reserved for up to 10 passengers per boat for a flat rate. We have multiple boats and can accommodate larger groups upon request.
Public & private whale watching tours
re-imagine whale watching
Ditch the slow, crowded boats and embark on an ocean wildlife safari with front row seats to the action!
See more of what you love. The fastest whale watching boats have the highest chances of finding wildlife. We talk to the other whale watching boats and work together to find marine mammals. We can cover more distance in less time so we can see more on the tour!
Enjoy 360 degree views. A limited number of passengers on each boat means that each passenger gets to have 360 degree views and front row seats to the action!
Get arms reach away from wildlife on our low profile vessels. Dolphins love to swim in the pressure wave around our boats and put on a show for the passengers.
Ask questions and enjoy one-on-one time with the captain on our interactive tours. We will provide you with educational information, stories from experience, and unforgettable memories.
what to expect
Every Adventure Whale Watching San Diego tour is unique. We have a variety of wildlife species in San Diego throughout the entire year. Every day provides us a new and exciting adventure.
Whale Watching Prices
Public Whale Watching
Monday – Thursday: $99 + tax per person
Friday – Sunday: $109 + tax per person
Private Whale Watching
$660 + tax for up to 6 passengers
$1,095 + tax for up to 10 passengers
Year-Round wildlife sightings
Our ocean safaris will take you out in to the ocean looking for marine mammals, pelagic birds, and any other wildlife we can find!
Some of the species we encounter most often include: Grey Whales, Blue Whales, Humpback Whales, Common Dolphins, Bottlenose Dolphins, SeaLions, and California Brown Pelicans.
There are many types of marine mammals off the coast of San Diego all year long. Although we do find wildlife on almost all of our tours, please remember that we are looking for wild animals and are not able to guarantee that we will find them.
Whale Watching San Diego Seasons
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
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