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experience whale watching with Sail San Diego, a thrilling experience when visiting San Diego

Whale Watching Sail Tours

San Diego hosts over 25,000 Grey Whales on their journey on their 10,000 mile journey

Departing from one of the closest marinas to the Pacific with the option of sailing in the bay, or open water. With 5 departure times we have a tour to fit perfectly into your schedule!

To fully enjoy the sights and sounds of a close encounter with wildlife, be sure to bring a warm, rainproof jacket to wear on the topside observation deck … and don’t forget your camera!  Throughout the cruise your attentive crew will offer complimentary snacks and beverages. All our tours are personal and spacious ~ you won't find any crammed, overbooked crowds on our vessels!

Book a Morning or Afternoon
Whale Watching Sail Tour - $95 - $105 Per Person

Great Reasons To Choose Sail San Diego For Your Whale Watching Experience

Everything you need is provided for your comfort

  • Free Parking, 7 days a week
  • Two beautiful bathrooms on each boat
  • Private & Group Sailing options
  • Small and personal groups- NO CROWDS
  • 4 sailing yachts & a speedboat depart 2x Times Daily
  • Ample room for all- NO sitting in uncomfortable places
  • Customize tours to satisfy your every need!
  • Soft drinks, wine, beer and snacks
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Blankets
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra Jackets
  • Informative Whale Watching literature

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Sail San Diego is located at one of the closest marinas to the Pacific Ocean so you have your choice of either sailing in the harbor or heading out to the Pacific Ocean to watch the sun as it melts into the sea. You may meet a host of wildlife along the way including: sea lions, seals, dolphins and whales.

Rated #1 in Trip Advisor

Sail San Diego has been sailing guests for more than 30 years & we are #1 on Trip Advisor by customer review out of 185 boat tours & water sports in San Diego.

Spacious Boats

We have 4 of the newest most beautiful, spacious, seaworthy boats in San Diego. Plenty of room to stretch out and be comfortable.

Everything is included

All beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks and snacks are complimentary. We don’t give you just one and have you pay for more! Free parking options available nearby!

Safety & Comfort

We provide everything you may need at sea. Hats, jackets, blankets, binoculars, sunscreen, sunglasses, snuggies and more.

Over 30 Years Experience

Our Captains are all U.S. Coast Guard-certified. Our hand-selected crew has worked for the best charter companies across the globe and will give you a great experience.

Best Captains

With more than 80 years combined experience sailing, our captains are some of the best & most entertaining. They also like to share the wheel!

Book your Next Trip With Sail San Diego

Ready to book your next Sailing Charter, Fishing Trip, Corporate event, Sailing Lesson or Bachelorette Party?

2646 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106 | Call +1 619-297-7426 | Email:

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