Yacht Charter Pricing

Basic charter costs are shown below, with additional option costs to be added as requested. Please give us a call and we can work with you on a firm quote. Our prices are very competitive and we often run specials! If you have a larger group please give us a call – we DO HAVE access to larger vessels including a mega yacht and can probaby accomodate your party.  As well, we have smaller fast boats for the price conscious. Call for details! Pricing below is for 2 hours – Additional hours available on request.

Charter Range
$499 – $895
Whale Watching
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52 ft Yacht Per Couple Based Upon Group Size Species Dependant Per Charter

Charters, for our smaller vessel, incur a charge for additional hours @ $350/hr. Hourly charges to larger vessels are generally more and vary depending on the size of the vessel.

Longer charter duration are also available. Perhaps using as a meeting location for several days or overnights to various locations.

For Gray Whale Watching there is a 3 hr minimum, for the Blue whales we need to go further out for there is a minimum of 4 hours

Advance reservations are appreciated, but we may often fit a charter in at the last minute, so give us a call.

Why Charter Our Yachts?

Charters can be highly tailored to suit your interests Many sizes of yachts - including a mega yacht Your captain will be in uniform Your group will have your own personal host(concierge) Carry on food/beverages Free soda, water and snacks

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San Diego Boat Tours – Corporate Policies

  • Payment Policy

    We require a 50% charter deposit with the rest due at the time of the charter. For larger yachts the remainder may be due a few days before the charter. We accept checks, visa and master card. Your credit card serves as a damage deposit, so remember, you are responsible for the conduct of your guests.

  • Cancellation Policy

    By canceling 15 days before your scheduled charter you incur no penalty, except for a 10% administration fee.  Canceling less than 15 days in advance will cause you to incur a penalty of 50% of the yacht charter rate.  Canceling the day of the scheduled charter you will forfeit 100% of your charter fee.

  • Gratuities

    Gratuities are appreciated, but we do not include them in your charter price for the smaller vessel. If you enjoy your charter please show the crew your appreciation.

  • Departure Points

    We are located in America’s Cup Harbor and usually depart from there. There is plenty of free parking at this location.

    We can also depart from other locations but most hotels charge a docking fee ($100-$200). We will also need to charge you a remote fee travel time of $100 – $200/hr depending on where we are required to pick you up.

  • Rain/Storm Policy

    The yacht is enclosed, so you will have a great charter even in the event of not perfect conditions – in the case of rain. If raining however you may cancel. In the case of storm conditions it may not be appropriate to go on the water and we may have to cancel.