San Diego Whale Watch Adventure Aboard Hornblower Cruises

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Whale watchers Hornblower Cruises San Diego
                      Whale watchers aboard M.V. Adventure Hornblower San Diego.                                                            Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


Hornblower Cruises and Events maintains a fleet of seven vessels based in San Diego that offer harbor tours, dinner cruises, weddings, office parties, private yacht charters and more…but the reason I traveled to san Diego was specifically to board the “Adventure Hornblower” ship for a four-hour whale watching cruise out in the open ocean not far from Point Loma.

Rebecca Milkey, Director of Marketing for Hornblower Cruises and Events, shares her insights in to the Hornblower whale watching adventure, and how a group of Wounded Warriors discovered the healing experience of communing with the cetaceans. We’ll also visit with the captain of the ship, Jules Peet in the wheelhouse. I’m your host, Tom Wilmer come along and welcome aboard….


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Hornblower San Diego Mascot
Friendly greetings at Hornblower Pier in San Diego. Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


WWII Aircraft carrier at San Diego
Departing San Diego Harbor. Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


whale watching aboard Hornblower Cruises San Diego
Mesmerized whale watchers onboard Adventure Hornblower vessel. Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


Thar She Blows!
Thar She BLows! Photo Credit Tom Wilmer aboard Hornblower whale watch cruise


FLuke Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer
Fluke                                                                   Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


whales from Hornblower cruise vessel off San Diego
Thar she Blows! Whale watching onboard Adventure Hornblower off San Diego Coast.               Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


M.V. Hornblower
M.V. Admiral Hornblower at San Diego.                                                                                  Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


Rebecca Milkey with Hornblower Cruises San Diego
Tom Wilmer interviews Hornblower Cruises’ Rebecca Milkey



Point Loma from M.V. Adventure Hornblower
Adventure Hornblower passes Point Loma Lighthouse en route to whale watching adventure.                                 Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


Hornblower Cruises' Captain Peet
In the wheelhouse with Captain Peet aboard the M.V. Adventure Hornblower off San Diego coast.                         Photo Credit: Molly Blaisdell


Naval carrier off San Diego Coastline
Naval Carrier training mission off coast of San Diego..Shot from M.V. Adventure Hornblower.                                     Photo Credit: Tom Wilmer


Sunset San Diego Harbor
returning to port at sunset from Hornblower San Diego whale watching adventure