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Whale Watching on the Yacht Jada

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina (San Diego, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

31 ratings
4.6 average rating
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3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 16 2010

Very attentive crew, beautiful boat and a great ride. Crew really interested in making sure guests were comfortable, enjoyed the ride and saw lots of sea life. Saw 7 whales, including a mom and newborn (24 hrs) calf. Had dolphins playing along...continued

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6 events
3 reviews
16 stars
attended Dec 26 2009

Maiden vogage for the 2009/2010 season. Spectacular crew. Generous service/snacks. Followed one whale for a time and played with a pod of thousands of dolphins. Wonderful time!

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37 events
18 reviews
26 stars
attended Mar 27 2010

We had a enjoyable time even though we did not see any whales. The crew was very attentive with all of us in serving of snacks, drinks, chatter, although a bit confused as to their deck duties. At the point of return, we were able to cut off the...continued

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12 events
5 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 13 2010

This would rate 4 stars if the weather had been better! Boat is beautiful, crew friendly, efficient and helpful (even though they were short-staffed on a tough sailing day). We saw just the blow of 2 whales, briefly, before turning back as it...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 20 2011

I enjoyed the yacht Jada very much, the crew , Kerry and the Captain David were very attentive and shared information with all of us. While we didn't see any whales, (other boats didn't either) we did see dolphins, sea lions, and pelicans diving...continued

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3 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 02 2010

Beautiful old all-wood yacht, the Jada. Very special. Very attentive crew. We had a wonderful day, even though we didn't see whales. We saw dolphins and lots of other marine life.

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3 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 27 2010

Beautiful boat, crew was very pleasant, thoroughly recommended.

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4 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 26 2011

What a great boat and crew! The crew did a great job of ensuring everyone was comfortable. We did not see any whales on our trip. However, the boat experience was fantastic and we did get to see dolphins and sea lions. There were lots of...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 05 2011

Had a fantastic time! Crew friendly, attentive and safety oriented. We saw 2 whales and some dolphins and had great weather. Also the smaller group size is preferable. Thanks!

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stacie619
4 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Mar 26 2011

Went at the end of whale watching season so we did not see any whales. However, the trip was beautiful, crew were friendly and fun. Snacks and wine never stopped. Can't wait to do this again.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 30 2010

Whale watching on the Jada sailboat. We had a great time! Saw 4-5 whales. Got close enough to hear the whales exhale. We had good wind and sailing back to the harbor was fun.

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29 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 16 2010

Fun, and a nice crew. Only blemish was Dave, the Captain who violated rules of the sea three times (twice went outside channel bouys on a charter vessel; failed to yield right-of-way to a sailing vessel and caused it to fall off (we were powered...continued

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7 reviews
20 stars
attended Feb 23 2013

We had an amazing time. Weather was perfect. Found whales and the whales seem to put on a show for us. Three times they jumped out of the water. Too bad you have no warning, so no one got pictures. Also saw dolphins and sea lions. Crew is...continued

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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 18 2012

Ok, so i underestimated how cold it would be out on the water and did not wear enough layers, but the crew had extra blankets, jackets and hot cocoa to make up for it. They also had pleanty of snacks which made up for not seeing any Whales on the...continued

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

Captain and crew were awesome! Funny and smart. Very willing to chat and share interesting information.

Crew passed out snacks, sandwiches and refreshments but bring your own stuff so you can snack when you want. We brought wine, forgot wine...continued

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6 events
3 reviews
16 stars
attended Mar 26 2011

Such a personal experience from Brad (owner), Dave (captain), Carrie (everything else) on such a lovely vessel. This was our second trip this year and everything was as expected...WONDERFUL!

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6 events
3 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 22 2011

What a great venue for a small group of friends to gather for a great day! Brad, Dave, Carrie were all wonderful. The sailboat is beautiful! Plan to go again in March.

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5 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

Everything about our sail was awesome... we had a wonderful time and never even saw a whale! It was just a beautiful boat with an easy and gracious crew...

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 04 2012

Four friends and I sailed aboard the Jada on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of one of the friends. I haven't been whalewatching in years--and this was the ultimate experience! We watched three whales, sailed with a pod of white-sided dolphins...continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 10 2012

You go out really far and hope to see dolphins, seals, and whales!

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