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1492 N Harbor Dr, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA 92101-3309
+1 800-644-3454
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Welcome aboard the world famous 139ft yacht AMERICA for a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching experience. This luxurious sailing schooner provides the most environmentally friendly and personal wildlife experience in San Diego. Next Level Sailing is located at the San Diego Maritime Museum; and same day admission to the museum is included for all of our guests. Highlights: * 4-hour cruise to spot whales, dolphins and more * "Whale sighting" and "no sea sickness" guarantees * Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages included * Free same day admission to SD Maritime Museum With low sweeping decks offering fantastic uninterrupted views and a deep keel for stability, the AMERICA offers whale watching at its best.
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1492 N Harbor Dr, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA 92101-3309
+1 800-644-3454

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

I bought a Harbor Cruise on the America from Groupon for my wife's and my 20th wedding anniversary. It was to be a two-hour cruise. When we got on board, the skipper, Troy, sought me out, asked me where I parked, and told me this...More

1  Thank Jon P W
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A really nice tour. No whales but the captain was clear that sightings had declined we did end up in a mega pod of dolphin being surrounded by hundreds. Captain/owner and crew were great.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It was ok. The crew was great! The Captain/owner had personal guests onboard, which is certainly his right. However, I felt like we were interrupting. They were in the back taking photos and talking while the paying guests were up front. The crew was very...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a must do if you want a whale watching adventure. This boat is beautiful, the crew is friendly and we saw lots of blue whales. We only had 12 other people on this tour so we were able to help raise the sails...More

Thank David U
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I booked this yacht trip months ago based on TripAdvisor reviews. And I'm glad I did, it exceeded our expectations. The Yacht America: It's a gorgeous yacht! The captain was super nice and chill, brought his dog named Louie on board and he was lit...More

1  Thank CruzfromPhilly
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went on the America with our 2 young kids and had a great time. A little chilly but the blankets were nice, as were the snacks. The crew was friendly, Captain was very informative, and we saw a whale! Fun for the whole family.

Thank alexisgolden
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This was actually my best day in San Diego loved every second such a beautiful boat and did not want to go back to port

1  Thank thomasnikita
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We just arrived back at our resort and are still talking about the trip today. We happened upon a pod of dolphins that ran into the hundreds with sitings of a hump backed whale that kept surging out of the ocean amongst the Dolphins and...More

Thank Zelda012
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is coming from one who doesn't spend measurable time either reading or (especially) writing reviews/experiences on the inter web, as I am truly "old school". I will say the crew was great, the boat was/is magnificent, and the run was most enjoyable. Our arrival...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and I looked forward to the sunset cruise on America's Cup. We were not disappointed. Capt. Troy Sears and crew were top notch in every way. How did she sail? Like a dream! She glided through the water and waves effortlessly. It was...More

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