Come and celebrate 13 years of whale watching with Birch Aquarium naturalists while on this Whale Watching Tour from San Diego, as you venture out to locate gray whales on their round trip migration.

You will also search for other marine life such as seals, sea lions, migrating birds, and more. Get a close-up look and learn about gray whale baleen, barnacles, and prey items from naturalists during the cruise.

Bring warm clothing and your binoculars for a memorable whale watching experience aboard a San Diego Harbor Excursion vessel, leaving daily from San Diego Harbor.

Rates

Type Rate
Adult Telephone Rate: $49.95
Adult Rate: $44.95
Child Rate
(Ages 4-12):
$26.95
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

3.5 hours

9:30 am & 1:15 pm - Saturday & Sunday (Late December to Mid April) Boarding 15 minutes before departure.

Tour does NOT provide hotel pick-up or drop-off. Child Rates apply to ages 4 to 12; children 3 and under are free. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

Gray Whale Migration

Witness one of the world's longest animal migrations! Learn about this annual natural phenomenon from naturalists who are part of the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, who share intriguing whale and marine facts.

You may also see dolphins, sea lions, and much more. Cruises also explore San Diego Harbor, so bring your camera and be ready for the trip of a lifetime!

This cruise also includes whale sounds recorded by Scripps oceanographers, gray whale biofacts and whale fact sheet handouts, marine life sightings, San Diego harbor views, and coupons to Birch Aquarium and Harbor attractions.

Notes

  • A snack bar and restrooms are on board.
  • Cruise times may vary due to weather conditions and distance of the whale sightings.

Tour does NOT provide hotel pick-up or drop-off. Child Rates apply to ages 4 to 12; children ages 3 and under are free. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

5.0 / 5
Lots of fun and very educational.

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