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San Diego: Californian Tall Ship Adventure Sailing Trip

San Diego: Californian Tall Ship Adventure Sailing Trip

From US$ 99 per person

Embark on an adventure through history on this San Diego cruise aboard the schooner Californian, the Official Tall Ship of the State of California. Enjoy included entry to the Maritime Museum.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a journey back in time on a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter
  • Immerse yourself in life aboard a tall ship during an adventure at sea
  • Man the helm and help the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship
  • Learn from the Californian’s crew about historical facts and tales
  • Explore the Maritime Museum of San Diego before or after your cruise
Full description

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind adventure at sea aboard the Californian, the Official Tall Ship of the State of California. See San Diego from the water on a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter, then continue the fun at the Maritime Museum with included admission.

Become part of her crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. During this unique experience back in time, you’ll be invited to haul a line, man the helm, and watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails.

Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego. Hear tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, and life at sea. You can use your entry ticket to the Maritime Museum of San Diego before or after your trip at sea.

Includes
  • Sailing trip
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego admission
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Check-in before boarding time at the white info/ticket booth in front of the Berkeley Steam Ferry at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • No sailing experience is required
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Wow what a day out first of all make sure you look round all the boats and take your time, but the trip on the California was amazing help out the crew in pulling up the sails get involved when ever you can you'll learn so much in the time you are there. Recommend this to everyone so much to see too and more than worth the price of the ticket thank you to all on board for making this a special day out.

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September 21, 2022

It was a very nice experience. We learned a lot about the ship, my bf helped the crew to raise the velets. Just remember to bring some lunch, water and sunblock.

July 31, 2022

Product ID: 421247