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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion provided by Sail San Diego

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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 16/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Soak up the Southern California sunshine and unbeatable views of San Diego Harbor on an intimate sailing cruise. Mingle with a small group onboard, or invite five friends to join you and fill up the boat for a private cruise. Relax while the expert captain and crew handle the sails, and enjoy complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks as you cruise.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    2646 Shelter Island Dr
    2646 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Cruise departs from the base of Shelter Island on Point Loma. Look for the walkway between San Diego Marine Exchange and Intrepid Boat Works
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    Harbor and Shelter Islands
    Stop: 3 hours
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    Sail San Diego
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Point Loma
    Coronado Bridge
    Coronado Island
    USS Midway Museum
    Seaport Village
    San Diego Convention Center
  • You'll end at
    2646 Shelter Island Dr
    2646 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    Cruise departs from the base of Shelter Island on Point Loma. Look for the walkway between San Diego Marine Exchange and Intrepid Boat Works
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Get amazing views of San Diego Harbor on an afternoon sailing tour
  • Max of six people for a semi-private tour (or book the boat with five friends)
  • Enjoy amenities such as polar fleece jackets, binoculars, and sunscreen
  • Toast your voyage with beer, wine, and soft drinks, included in tour
What to Expect
Depart from Shelter Island midday and set sail on the Beautiful San Diego Harbor with a max of six passengers for a personalized cruise. Enjoy fantastic views of the city skyline and coastal landmarks while an experienced crew navigates the Catalina-style sailboat through harbor traffic. If you like, set the scene by bringing your own music to play over the boat’s surround-sound system. Throughout the cruise, enjoy included snacks and sip your choice of beer, wine, or soft drinks from the onboard bar. Stay comfortable with amenities such as sunscreen and polar fleece jackets and wind gear for cooler days. Keep an eye out for native California marine life such as seals and pelicans using provided binoculars.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2646 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 3-hour sailing cruise
  • Snacks
  • Complimentary beer, non alcoholic beverages and light snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Sail San Diego
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Each booking is limited to six (6) passengers
  • You MUST call the local operator to confirm your departure time after booking. Departure times vary throughout the year. Guest must contact Sail San Diego after purchase for the exact departure time.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brian G wrote a review 4 Feb
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Went out 1/30/20 with Greg and had a great time. We are repeat customers, peaceful and beautiful. Highly recommend
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Lynette D wrote a review Nov 2020
3 contributions
What a great experience. It was relaxing. Captain Greg was friendly and welcoming. We appreciated that he asked what our expectations were, so that he can accommodate us. We felt comfortable with Covid precautions. We highly recommend Captain Greg!
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Response from SailSanDiegoPete, Front Office Manager at Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for the awesome 5-star review! We strive to keep everyone safe, while still having a blast!
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Tim F wrote a review Nov 2020
San Diego, California4 contributions
Went out with Capt. John on Aug 2nd with my wife and three kids on a private 3 hour sail to close out summer. About 3 minutes before it was time to turn around we saw it!! That unmistakeable grey triangle sticking out of the water. We were fortunate enough to come across a 9
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Date of experience: November 2020
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TFabgirl wrote a review Nov 2020
San Diego, California91 contributions39 helpful votes
My husband and I have not been out for almost 7 months since Covid exploded. We thought we'd celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary differently this year (meaning at home). I happen to see Sail San Diego's ad on Facebook, 5 days before our anniversary. Since my husband used to
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Iris H wrote a review Nov 2020
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Our 6th sail with Sail San Diego and as always it was a first class experience! Captain Greg was awesome and made our 3 hour sail so much fun! He was very knowledgeable about all the sights on the bay. Highly recommend this group for your sailing adventure! We plan to go back
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Date of experience: October 2020
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About the operator

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Excellent Adventure!!!!
Capt. Frank was excellent. He provided us with great conversation and a wonderful sailing experience. Highly reco
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Birthday sailing adventure
Our family of four took a 3 hour sunset sail to celebrate our youngest son's 25th birthday. Captain Theo took us o
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Voyage27133788012fjf
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Amazing sailing experience
My family and I went sailing with Sail San Diego in January and we had the best time! It was 5 adults and 2 childre
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4stephrod
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Gorgeous Views, Great Crew
This sunset sail was a Christmas gift for my partner. But, honestly, it was also a gift for myself. The whole exper
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brearog
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Amazing experience!!
My husband and I did the sunset sail with Sail San Diego, and it was a little dream come true! Our captain was so f
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robertwY5366WH
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Enjoyed the first sail so much, we had to go again!
Highly recommend Sail San Diego for couples or families. A beautiful way to see San Diego with a relaxed, friendly
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Sunset Sail
Awesome time. Great views. Dress warm like they tell you. Captain Happy Greg was fantastic. Saw sea lions and a bea
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holleymartens2016
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Sail San Diego
This is our 7th time sailing with them - great service, beautiful boats. The staff is friendly and engaging.
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jennydoeden
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Best part of San Diego!
Great sailing trip! Laid back easy going captain which was just the mood we were looking for. This was the highli
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dancebum2k
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Private Anniversary Sunset Sail
Wanted to do something special for our, anniversary which is hard during quarantine, but this was a perfect anniver
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lifeincolorado2
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Sunset cruise
My sunset cruise was fun and informational. I would recommend to anyone looking for something to do in the area.
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Corina M
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Wonderful sail of the San Diego Bay
Had a wonderful time on the sunset sail. The trip was a lot of fun. Our captain was very knowledgeable and with t
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Pathfinder435606
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Anniversary sail
Great sunset sail ! Boat was clean & comfortable...Captain was-amazing ! We met nice people aboard and shared our c
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Susan L
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Another great sail!
Our September 16 sunset sail was our third time sailing with Sail San Diego! They have always been great to work w
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AmandaaWood
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Relaxing Fun in the Sun Sailing
We had a great time on this excursion. I surprised my husband with it for his 30th birthday and it was such a fun w
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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