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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point

Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point

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Cruise the Pacific Ocean off Dana point on a whale watching excursion aboard a comfortable 95’ vessel. Enjoy live narration from your experienced captain as you watch for whales, sea lions, and dolphins, and learn about the stunning diversity of marine life that flocks to the California coast. Listen to the distinctive calls of seabirds from a seat on deck, or relax by a window in the fully-enclosed cabin where food and drink are available for purchase.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego

Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego

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Cruise around San Diego bay aboard an authentic 1992 America’s Cup racing yacht and travel at twice the speed of the average sailboat. The Stars and Stripes USA-11 is one of the fastest and best known America’s Cup racing yachts. It was designed and built to be raced in San Diego, and has been restored to pristine condition. Take a turn at the helm and join in grinding the winches to raise and trim the sails.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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Muir Woods Forest Morning and Afternoon Private Tours

Muir Woods Forest Morning and Afternoon Private Tours

Make the most of your day in San Francisco and book this amazing bestseller half-day private custom tour of Sausalito and Muir Woods National Monument. After a complimentary meet-and-greet at your hotel, your private tour guide will drive you in a luxury vehicle across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge where a photo stop will be scheduled at a spectacular overlook. You will get to step out and enjoy these awesome views of the City by the Bay and islands including Alcatraz. This vista point is one of the top spots where you can photograph the Golden Gate Bridge and gaze at San Francisco and Alcatraz. The Golden Gate Bridge was named for the strait leading from the Pacific Ocean to the San Francisco Bay.For the next stop after your visit to the ancient redwoods in Marin County, we will drive to the coastal town of Sausalito, where you can stay to enjoy lunch/ dinner, and then return to San Francisco on your own by ferry (tickets not included but very affordable)
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  • 4 hours
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$298.00
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City and Sea Adventure: 1 Day Hop-On Hop Off Pass and San Francisco Bay Cruise

City and Sea Adventure: 1 Day Hop-On Hop Off Pass and San Francisco Bay Cruise

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In just one day, experience the best of San Francisco by land and sea with this combo package that includes two hop-on hop-off bus tours and a cruise. Check out the top attractions of San Francisco, wind through the downtown streets, and cross over the Golden Gate Bridge. Each hop-on hop-off bus tour lasts 60 minutes to 2 hours and offers live commentary. The 1-hour boat cruise takes you through San Francisco Bay, giving you prime views of Crissy Fields, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.99
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Ultimate Bay Area Package: Alcatraz with Muir Woods and San Francisco City Tour

Ultimate Bay Area Package: Alcatraz with Muir Woods and San Francisco City Tour

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See the San Francisco Bay Area’s top attractions on a two-day tour that combines three sightseeing highlights. Depart Fisherman’s Wharf on day one to drive over the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument. Enjoy the towering redwood trees before continuing to the bayside town of Sausalito. Then return to San Francisco for a coach sightseeing tour that includes photo stops at Golden Gate Park and Twin Peaks. On day two, take the ferry over to Alcatraz Island and take an audio tour of the historic prison. Due to popular demand, this package is likely to sell out. Advance reservations are required.
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  • 2 days
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$250.00
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Alcatraz and Muir Woods Tour Including Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon

Alcatraz and Muir Woods Tour Including Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon

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Visit two world-famous San Francisco attractions, Alcatraz and Muir Woods, in just one day. Venture into the Cell House of Alcatraz for an award-winning audio tour of the notorious former federal penitentiary. Then stroll under towering old-growth redwood trees at Muir Woods National Monument before walking around the waterfront town of Sausalito. Enjoy admission to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum or the San Francisco Dungeon as part of your package. Hotel transport plus ferry to Alcatraz Island included.
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  • 1 day
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$195.00
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Muir Woods Tour with 1-Hour Golden Gate Bay Cruise from San Francisco

Muir Woods Tour with 1-Hour Golden Gate Bay Cruise from San Francisco

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See two of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most scenic destinations, Muir Woods and Sausalito, then get another perspective on the city during a 1-hour bay cruise. This 5-hour tour departs from Fisherman’s Wharf and crosses the Golden Gate Bridge, passing through rolling hills to reach Muir Woods National Monument. Admire the towering forest of old growth redwood trees before continuing to Sausalito, a picturesque town on the bay. Aboard your bay cruise, enjoy fantastic views of Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, Ghirardelli Square and more.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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Dolphin & Whale Watching Sunset Cruise

Dolphin & Whale Watching Sunset Cruise

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Our Sunset Cruise departs from Mission Bay in beautiful San Diego, CA. Our friendly and experienced crew provides you with sightings of beautiful whales & dolphins, and an educational experience where you can learn about these animals that visit the ocean near San Diego harbor. This is topped off with our beautiful San Diego sunset.
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  • 2 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.20
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Whale Watching Cruise from Mission Bay

Whale Watching Cruise from Mission Bay

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Encounter some of Earth's most magnificent creatures on a 3-hour whale-watching cruise in San Diego. The voyage departs right from Mission Bay, so you’ll be out into the open ocean and looking for animals in just 10 short minutes. Marine biologists onboard help you spot whales and dolphins and learn about their life in the deep blue sea.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.20
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Bachelorette Sailing Party on San Diego Bay up to 12 Guests

Bachelorette Sailing Party on San Diego Bay up to 12 Guests

Nothing beats a Catamaran Bachelorette Party on San Diego bay for up to 12 guests. Enjoy breathtaking views of downtown, the naval base, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines, not to mention an incredible abundance of sea life including Sea Lions, Dolphins and Whales. Whether you need a classic sailboat or catamaran for your Bachelorette Party, we can provide a private catamaran that is roomy, comfortable and stable. Much heavier than traditional boats today, Sea Esta will provide a steady, smooth sail no matter what the conditions. This large and stable catamaran is perfect for sightseeing around San Diego Bay and the perfect bachelorette party yacht for you and your guests.
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  • 2 hours
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$1,200.00
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Sunset Sailing Tour of San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

Sunset Sailing Tour of San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

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A Sunset Sailing Charter on San Diego Bay is an awesome way to spend the day sightseeing in beautiful San Diego. Pacifica Sailing Charters offers several different types of sunset sailing charters and boat tours. Our sunset sailing charters and boat tours take you on an exciting tour of San Diego Bay. Book a sunset sailing boat charter and stretch out in the San Diego sunshine with a trusty skipper at the helm, A sunset sailing boat tour on San Diego Bay with Pacifica Sailing Charters is the perfect sailing experience for you and your guests. With over 20 years of boating on San Diego Bay and the waters surrounding the San Diego harbor, our sunset boat charters and sunset sailing boat tours are rated #1 on Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$500.00
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Sailing Charter Sightseeing Cruise on San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

Sailing Charter Sightseeing Cruise on San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

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A Sailing Charter on San Diego Bay is an awesome way to spend the day sightseeing in beautiful San Diego. Pacifica Sailing Charters offers several different types of sailing charters and boat tours. Sail San Diego with us. Our sailing charters and boat tours take you on an exciting tour of San Diego Bay. Book a sailing boat charter and stretch out in the San Diego sunshine with a trusty skipper at the helm, Choose from several types of yacht charters, catamaran cruises, sailboats, and powered luxury yachts. A sailing boat tour on San Diego Bay with Pacifica Sailing Charters is the perfect sailing experience for you and your guests. . With over 20 years of boating on San Diego Bay and the waters surrounding the San Diego harbor, our boat charters and sailing boat tours are rated #1 on Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor...
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$500.00
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Catamaran Sailing Cruise on San Diego Bay for up to 12 Guests

Catamaran Sailing Cruise on San Diego Bay for up to 12 Guests

Catamaran on san diego bay for up to 12 guests while sailing on your private catamaran tour on the San Diego bay, enjoy breathtaking views of downtown, the naval base, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines, not to mention an incredible abundance of sea life including Sea Lions, Dolphins and Whales. Whether you need a classic sailboat or catamaran for your corporate event, a sailing lesson, a whale watching tour, we can provide private boat charters and boat tours, private parties, bachelorette parties, proposals, anniversaries, birthdays, or simply a romantic sunset sail. The catamaran is a 1997 Renaissance 320 named Sea Esta. This 32′ is roomy, comfortable and stable. Much heavier than traditional boats today, Sea Esta will provide a steady, smooth sail no matter what the conditions. This large and stable catamaran is perfect for sight seeing around san diego bay and the coastal waters beyond.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,200.00
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Catamaran Sailing Cruise on San Diego Bay for up to 6 Guests

Catamaran Sailing Cruise on San Diego Bay for up to 6 Guests

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Take in views of San Diego's top attractions from the deck of your own private yacht—yours for a few hours, anyway. This private catamaran cruise for up to six people allows you to relax and enjoy the ocean breeze, listening to commentary from your captain. Keep watch for whales, sea lions, and dolphins while enjoying provided snacks and bottled water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$600.00
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Pedal Kayak Fitness Tour in San Diego Bay

Pedal Kayak Fitness Tour in San Diego Bay

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Did you used to kayak but you can’t now because of back or shoulder issues? Do you want a great cardio and core strength workout for your legs out on the water? Do you desire a new and innovative cardio routine? Try this 75 min Pedal Fitness Kayak Tour with a Personal Trainer in San Diego Bay Tuesday evenings at 5.00-6.15pm. Plan to arrive at 4:45 to allow time for parking etc. We launch at 5!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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Santa Barbara Wildlife and History Kayaking Tour

Santa Barbara Wildlife and History Kayaking Tour

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Explore California’s gorgeous coast on a scenic kayak tour. With a knowledgeable, experienced guide leading the way, bring the whole family and navigate Santa Barbara’s picturesque waterfront. Learn about the region's history and wildlife, admire the rugged coastal mountains, and watch for pelicans and egrets, dolphins and sea lions. You may even see a family of gray whales on its annual migration.
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  • 2 hours
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$60.00
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Alcatraz with Lunch Credit and One Day Bike Rental

Alcatraz with Lunch Credit and One Day Bike Rental

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Alcatraz Island is one of San Francisco’s most visited landmarks, known for its notorious federal prison. This combo tour package is ideal for travelers who want to visit Alcatraz and enjoy sightseeing in San Francisco at their own pace. Use your round-trip ferry tickets to visit Alcatraz, then make the most of a full-day bike rental in San Francisco to be used on the same or following day. Also included is a lunch voucher for a Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant.
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  • 1 day
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.00
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Alcatraz Tour with Fisherman's Wharf Lunch Credit

Alcatraz Tour with Fisherman's Wharf Lunch Credit

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Guarantee your visit to Alcatraz when you book in advance. Relax aboard your ferry transportation and return at a time of your choosing. Afterward, use your food voucher at a preselected restaurant in Fisherman’s Wharf.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
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$120.00
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Alcatraz and Two Day Bike Rental

Alcatraz and Two Day Bike Rental

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Experience the best of San Francisco in two ways with this combo tour that takes place over three consecutive days. On day one, visit Alcatraz Island by ferry to explore the former prison in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Then enjoy a 2-day bike rental, which allows you to cruise through the city at your own pace to see the attractions that interest you. (You may start the 2-day bike rental on the same day as your Alcatraz tour, if you prefer.)
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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Alcatraz Early Morning Access Tour with Lunch Credit!

Alcatraz Early Morning Access Tour with Lunch Credit!

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Set out for Alcatraz Island in the morning, before the crowds arrive, on this early-access tour. Ride the ferry from Pier 33 and then embark on the award-winning audio tour that tells the tales from inside the prison. After returning to the wharf, use your included credit to purchase lunch at select food vendors.
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  • 1 day
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.99
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Alcatraz and One Day Bike Rental

Alcatraz and One Day Bike Rental

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Get two classic San Francisco experiences—a bike ride starting at Fisherman’s Wharf and a visit to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz—in one combined tour package. Take a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, where you can explore at your own pace on a self-guided audio tour. Use the flexible 1-day bike rental on the day of your choosing and enjoy a safe ride with a helmet included.
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  • 3 to 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.99
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Zipline Adventure

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Zipline Adventure

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Spend a day in paradise on this day trip to Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island, get ready for an unforgettable zipline eco-tour! Soar high above the hills of Avalon and over the Descanso Canyon floor, stopping at eco-stations to learn about the unique and interesting aspects of the island including its wildlife, vegetation and history. This is the most exhilarating, scenic and informative way to experience this beautiful resort destination.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$275.65
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

Spend a day on Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After pick-up from your hotel, you'll enjoy a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island where you will have free time to explore the island and also enjoy a 45-minute undersea adventure and discover Catalina's abundant sea life!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$174.36
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Optional Upgrades

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Optional Upgrades

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Spend a day in paradise on this day trip to Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island, you will have free time to explore the island, or select one of the upgrade options which include a zipline tour, an undersea adventure, a scenic tour of Avalon or an ocean runner adventure!
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.47
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