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Adventure R.I.B. Rides

#7 of 156 Boat Tours & Water Sports in San Diego Features Animals
1380 Harbor Island Drive, Sheraton Marina Hotel, East Tower, San Diego, CA 92101-1007
+1 619-808-2822
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great way to experience whale/dolphin tour in san diego

this is a better way to experience whale watching tour in sandiego. its much better than the big... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rheza
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Jakarta
*AMAZING Whale Watching Tour*

If you happen to be in San Diego and want to book a whale watching tour to see some incredible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sbreci
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Tucson, Arizona
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Want a fast & fun whale watching experience, without the crowds, and with a much less likely chance of getting motion sickness? Here at Adventure RIB Rides, we seat 6 people per boat so you are never fighting for that seat leaning over the rail like many larger boats. We are the only YEAR ROUND whale watching company! Our ocean excursion on the Authentic NAVY SEAL R.I.B. (Rigid Inflatable Boat) provides an adventure to remember as we race through the ocean finding all types of marine wildlife there is to be seen with captains whom are extremely experienced and passionate about marine life and the history of Sunny San Diego. Our boats are all authentic Navy Seal Team R.I.B.s purchased from Navy Seal Team 1 here in San Diego. Explore the marine life on some of San Diego's historic boats with us! For videos that explain more about the experience, check us out on Facebook!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1380 Harbor Island Drive, Sheraton Marina Hotel, East Tower, San Diego, CA 92101-1007
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+1 619-808-2822

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Reviewed 5 days ago

this is a better way to experience whale watching tour in sandiego. its much better than the big tour ship cruise, especially when looking at the dolphins... they are swimming all over the boat and its only inches away from us. there are also more...More

Thank Rheza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you happen to be in San Diego and want to book a whale watching tour to see some incredible ocean wildlife, skip the big cruise boats because there really is no better way to do it than with Adventure R.I.B. Rides!!! I went for...More

1  Thank sbreci
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a whale watching trip and had a great time. Though we didn't see whales, we saw lots of dolphins and sea lions in their natural environment which took our breath away. The speedboat ride itself was awesome and my teens and younger daughter...More

1  Thank Anjeli W
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many people gave this excursion such good reviews that I feel bad even giving it an average review, but I want to be fair to everyone and give the facts. This isn't a cheap excursion compared to going on some of the larger boats,...More

1  Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful time with Captain Ray. He promised us that we would see water, birds and sea lions, we did see all of that. But above all, we saw dolphins (too many to count) surfing on the waves the boat was making, and...More

Thank Aurore-vdv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our afternoon trip with Kevin we had the privilege to see many blue whales, which was very unique apparently and made our day!!! And the RIB experience is absolutely awesome. Thanks Kevin!

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had an amazing time with captain Clint! We saw a few tuna feeding frenzies, a bunch of dolphin playing around and then finally a pod of blue whales! Our captain was full of knowledge about the area and about the animals...More

Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five had an awesome time with Captain Ray! From seeing dolphins and sea lions to the thrilling "around the bay" tour, we enjoyed every minute. The highlight was getting REALLY close to a couple of blue whales!! Captain Ray was very friendly...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was the very first excursion of our California vacation, and even after 9 spectacular days driving up the coast, my family of 4 agrees, this tour was the highlight. First, the people are fantastic and friendly, and our captain, Clint, was knowledgeable and fun....More

Thank Shauna M
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Got to see a blue whale in all its glory . Well organized trip , remember they need a minimum of 4 to go out which may mean late confirmation if you're by yourself or a couple. Massive advantage of the R.I.B boat is speed...More

Thank sharedoc
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Amy S
19 March 2017|
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Hello! The Whale and Dolphin Watching Tours last 3 hours. The first Tour is 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and the second Tour is from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Please let me know if you have any more questions! Adventure R.I.B... More
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Sara M
18 January 2017|
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Hey there Sara, We can seat up to 6 passengers on the public whale watching; however, we are in the process of getting certified to hold 10-12 passengers! (Won't happen for about another month, though) Hope this... More
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hwbags
31 August 2016|
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Hey there! I do not quite understand the question!
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