Sights and Sips Cruise San Diego

City Cruises San Diego Harbor970 North Harbor Drive (Pier 2)San Diego, CA 92101
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Get the party started with a San Diego sunset cruise and happy hour! Tear up the dance floor as the DJ spins the latest hits, throwbacks, and more as you sip cocktails and view the city skyline. See what San Diego sights and landmarks you can spot along the way! Don’t forget to bring your phone or camera to capture your party cruise memories for years to come.

up to 1.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Enjoy a sunset yacht cruise on San Diego Bay for approximately 1.5 hours.
  • Marvel at the scenic views of the city skyline and iconic landmarks such as the USS Midway, Coronado Bay Bridge, Seaport Village, and more.
  • Children ages three (3) and under cruise free! Don’t forget to select a free ticket for them.
  • Cruises board approximately 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
  • Pay-to-park options are available on the Navy Pier next to the USS Midway.
  • Savor light appetizers and desserts in both indoor and outdoor seating areas.
  • Refreshing drinks are available for guests age 21+ from the onboard full bar.
  • Dance to the live DJ music while enjoying a fun time on the water.


from San Diego Sights & Sips Sunset Cruise
This San Diego Sights and Sips Sunset Cruise is the perfect pre-party before the night really gets started. Hop on board San Diego’s newest floating party for a one-of-a-kind happy hour cruise with displayed hors d'oeuvres, tray-passed desserts and drink specials to enjoy in the breezy, indoor and outdoor dining area.

A DJ will be spinning everything from smash hits to classic throwbacks. Enjoy two hours to sip cocktails, tear up the dance floor, and snap enviable selfies with the city’s lights as the backdrop. When the cruise ends, just walk to any of the best spots in the Gaslamp to keep the fun going.

Cruises board 30 minutes before departure. Don't be late!


  • Bruschetta (Chef Crafted Selection)

  • Mini Quiche (Assortment of Flavors)
  • Mozzarella Caprese Skewer (V) (G*) (Marinated Grape Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Balsamic Glaze)
  • Tandori Chicken Skewer (G*) (V) (Lemon Mint Yogurt Sauce)

  • Mediterranean Station (V) (Roasted Garlic Hummus and Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus, Tzatziki, Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, Pita Chips, Naan)
  • Artisan Cheese Display (V) (Grand Cru Reserve, 4 year Aged Cheddar, Buttermilk Bleu, Dried Fruits, Assorted Crackers and Crostini)

  • Doughnut Holes & Brownie Bites (V) (Cinnamon Sugar)

  • Slider Station (Seared Chicken Parmesan, Marinated Portabellas, Arugula, Vine-Ripened Tomatoes, Garlic Aioli, Brioche Bun)

(N) Contains Nuts
(VG) Vegan
(V) vegetarian
(G*) *Although every effort will be made to prepare items denoted with a G* as gluten-free, the kitchen is not gluten-free, and there is always a small risk of cross-contamination.

Please Note: Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase our risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition. Menu is subject to change without notice.
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San Diego Sights & Sips Sunset Cruise is located at City Cruises San Diego Harbor970 North Harbor Drive (Pier 2)San Diego, CA 92101
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Frequently Asked Questions about San Diego Sights & Sips Sunset Cruise

Where does the cruise depart?

Sights & Sips cruises depart from Pier 2 at 970 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The loading dock is located between Broadway Pier and Navy Pier. Please check in at the ticket booth prior to boarding.

Is there parking on site?

Yes. City Experiences does not operate any parking lot, but you’ll find nearby pay-to-park options available on Navy Pier, next to the USS Midway.

How long is the Sights & Sips sunset cruise?

Sights & Sips cruise lasts for approximately an hour and a half. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure. Please allow time for parking, checking in at the ticket booth, and walking to the loading dock.

Is the tour recommended for children?

Absolutely! All ages can enjoy the sunset cruise on the San Diego Harbor. Plus, children ages 3 and under cruise free.

What to wear on a sunset cruise in San Diego?

Wear casual attire such as khakis, nice jeans, dresses, button-up shirts, and blouses.

What should I bring?

Bring a valid government-issued ID (for guests age 18+), a camera, a light sweater or jacket, and your shades.

What can I see on a sunset boat tour in San Diego?

On a sunset boat ride in San Diego, you can see the city skyline, the Coronado Bridge, and the Pacific Ocean. You can also enjoy the beautiful California weather and experience the cool ocean breeze.

Is the San Diego Bay a good spot to see the sunset?

The San Diego Bay is a great spot to watch the sunset. You can see the city skyline and the Coronado Bridge lit up at night, and the water looks absolutely beautiful when the sun goes down.

Is smoking allowed?

No, sorry. Smoking is not allowed on any harbor tours.

Can I bring an outside cake on board?

Cakes may be brought on board, however, you will be charged a cake-cutting fee of $1.50- $3.00 per person. Please note that only flameless or LED birthday candles are allowed on board.

What happens if it rains or snow?

This cruise sails rain or shine. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the vessel will remain dockside, but provide the full dining service.

Is this cruise regulated by the U.S. Coast Guard?

The vessels are subject to inspections by the U.S. Coast Guard and have licensed crew members onboard. They also follow Maritime Security (MARSEC) guidelines.