San Diego Whale Watching Tour
Mission Bay San Diego, CA

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Gate Price: $55 Price: $27.50
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*$2.99 rush fee for orders placed within 48 hours
*$27.50 for group of 4 and $24.50 for groups of 6 or more 

Times: 9am, 12pm, & 3pm

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Jeff D

We’ve always wanted to do a whale watching tour and soo happy we went with Half Off Things To Do, we saw (12) humpback whales and a plethora of other species, the MC was so knowledgeable and entertaining, then my 2 year old got sick and the crew was right there to lend a hand. Highly recommended we’ll be back!

2½ hour whale watching cruise located in Mission Bay San Diego CA 

*Please note there might be a gas surcharge of $3-$4 per ticket depending on current gas prices.

  • FREE and ample parking
  • Narration by a certified marine biologist
  • A sea adventure of whales, dolphins, sea lions, and birds
  • Outdoor seating Only - Dress Warm!
  • If you don't see any whales or dolphins --come back again for free!


Please Note: Use discretion with kids under 2 years old (due to increased chance of seasickness) 

December through April

Join us as we observe part of the longest migration of any mammal on earth! Reaching up to 45 ft. in length and weighing up to 40 tons, Gray Whales depart from their summer feeding grounds in Alaska and migrate south along the west coast to the isolated lagoons of Baja California, Mexico to mate and give birth. We are lucky enough to see both the south and northbound migraters up until the end of April. Although we are just one passing point along their route, 40,000 Gray Whales travel up to 12,000 miles, roundtrip, on an annual basis! Because they hug the coast during their migration, we can spot these gentle giants within only a few miles from the coast!


Throughout the year

Various types of playful dolphins (Short-beaked and Long-beaked Common, Pacific Bottlenose, Rissos, and Pacific white-sided) are encountered on most trips with some pods numbering into the thousands! These dolphins will regularly seek out the boat on their own to greet you and to show their amazing acrobatic abilities. California sea lions, Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola), and a wide variety of sea birds also await you on every trip!

Frequently Asked Questions


Immediately after your purchase, we will email you the company name, address, and parking recommendations. 

Please contact us if your confirmation email isn't received within 5 minutes of purchase.

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One of our staff favorites is to go from downtown San Diego through Harbor Island to Liberty station via e-bikes. The bikes throttle up to 20mph so they are extremely fun and the views are amazing during the whole route. In addition Liberty Station is a fun local spot because it has an amazing selection of farm to table food and craft brews (and an indoor farmers market!) Liberty Station was converted from an old Naval Base.

Since we work with multiple tour providers we ask that you book each experience separately.