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1492 N Harbor Dr, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA 92101-3309
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise and Maritime Museum Entry
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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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“america's cup” (26 reviews)
“whale watching” (65 reviews)
“captain troy” (11 reviews)
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1492 N Harbor Dr, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA 92101-3309
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"schooner america"
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"sailing vessel"
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"beautiful ship"
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"fantastic trip"
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"whales and dolphins"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We only got to see one whale, but that is mother nature, it was an enjoyable day on the water, and a different experience from a motor boat. Crew were friendly. I would recommend packing a lunch as we got in a little late and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went for the third time on a whale watching tour with Next Level Sailing on the yacht America. The owner of the yacht, Troy Sears, and his crew make you always feel very comfortable and at home at the yacht. The two dogs which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on several boating tours at various locations, not only was this sailing yacht a unique experience, I also got to see whales. Guests were all treating with a bit of adventure as the sailing experience, the ship's story and the Captain history...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience! Saw close up a whale and a us submarine escorted by a navy speedboat. Very kind and competent captain and crew.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day on the water. It was very relaxing and informative. It was nice to find out that they had blankets, snacks, even beer and wine available to keep the whole family happy.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a family trip aboard America, a 140 foot replica schooner from the 1800s. Boat and crew were awesome. Crew highly accommodating and captain highly knowledgeable. They have the safety of all on board and the animals in the water in mind at all times....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Troy and his crew go above and beyond to make sure your trip is as enjoyable as possible. The America is a beautiful sailboat. It was a beautiful day on the water, even though the wind advisory kept us from going out far enough...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to combine sailing and whale watching you can beat this activity. The boat is beautiful and the crew awesome. If you're a boating and history fan you can't beat the museum. We spent 3 hours there and could have spent the whole...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This boat is absolutely phenomenal! Captain Troy and his crew are absolutely amazing! You get to learn so much while on board and get to see even more! It was my mom and friends first time whale watching and they were blown away! Highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weather and sailing were great and we saw lots of dolphins and a number of whales. A very successful trip.

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