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San Diego: San Salvador Boat Tour and Maritime Museum Ticket

San Diego: San Salvador Boat Tour and Maritime Museum Ticket

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Embark on sailing adventure aboard a replica of Cabrillo's galleon, the San Salvador on this boat tour from San Diego. Step back in time with a ticket to the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Feel the thrill of taking to the high seas aboard a 16th century galleon
  • Let the wind whip thorugh your hair as you admire views of the coastline
  • Learn about the real San Salvador’s crew through historical facts and tales
  • Uncover a stunning collection of old ships at the Maritime Museum of San Diego
  • Enjoy facinating exhibit with topics that the whole family can enjoy together
Full description

Discover what it was like to sail during the golden age of exploration as you sail from San Diego's port aboard a wooden galleon ship. View one of the world’s finest collections of historic ships with a ticket to the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Board the San Salvador, a rare replica of the galleon ship of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo which arrived at San Diego's port on September 28, 1542. Admire views of the city from the water while aboard a wooden 16th-century style galleon ship. Take a selfie while on the deck of this classic vessel.

Listen as the ship's crew transports you back in time with facinating tales about the crew of the real San Salvador ship. Have the option of visiting the Maritime Museum of San Diego before or after your sailing adventure.

Explore the exhibits at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. See a collection of ship which includes the one of the world’s oldest active ships the 'Star of India.' Learn about topics like San Diego's Navy, the Age of Sail, and the Age of Steam with a variety of facinating exhibits.

  • 4-hour boat tour
  • Captain
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego general admission
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Boarding is at 11:30 AM and 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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Important information

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

  • You can enjoy the museum at your own pace before or after your cruise

Product ID: 421251