Whale and Wildlife Adventure

Head Out Into the Mighty Pacific in Search of Amazing Ocean Wildlife

Summer Season: May 27September 4: Saturdays, Sundays and select holidays
9 a.m.– 2 p.m., Boarding time is 8:30 a.m. 

On this 5-hour cruise, witness humpback, fin, and even blue whales–the largest animals to ever live on Earth–at their summer feeding grounds. Aquarium naturalists will lead the search for whales, dolphins, sea lions, sharks, and seabirds on this unforgettable expedition.

Please prepare for breezy cool conditions and bring sunscreen and a hat. Box lunches, snacks, and drinks are available for purchase onboard. Trips depart from the Flagship Cruises and Events docks in downtown San Diego. 


Birch Aquarium Members: $55*
Public Adults: $65
Child (4-12): $ 32.50
Senior/ Military: $ 60

*Please enter BIRCHMEMBER15 at checkout to receive member discount. You must show a valid Birch Aquarium membership card at Flagship’s Ticket Office to pick up your passes and check-in on the day of your excursion.

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