Boarding of the Emerald Hornblower can be at the Harbor Drive Hornblower terminal or at another location of your choice (additional docking fees may apply for remote locations). Typical San Diego Harbor cruises entail a relaxing bay tour featuring photographic points of interest such as the San Diego Skyline, Point Loma, Seaport Village, the USS Midway, Star of India, and the Coronado Bay Bridge.

  • Comfortable deck seating throughout the vessel. There's not a bad seat in the house!
  • Climate-controlled passenger salons
  • Panoramic windows providing 360 degrees bay views
  • Retractable sunroof
  • Dance floor
  • Lounge area
  • Full-service galley
  • ADA-compliant boarding ramp (at most boarding locations)

The Emerald mega yacht graciously accommodates your guests with three decks, four salons, three bars, and two dance floors.

Main Deck

  • Seated dining for 72 guests
  • Fully stocked granite bar with glassware
  • Restroom facility


  • Open-air deck with comfortable seating
  • Excellent San Diego Harbor viewing

Upper Deck

  • Seated dining for up to 18 guests
  • Lounge area with settees and cocktail tables
  • 460 sq. ft. parquet dance floor
  • Convertible sunroof over dance floor

The rates featured below are basic hourly rates to give you a basis to start with. Our yacht charter coordinators and captains are very flexible and can customize a package for your event or occasion based on your needs and desires. Additional accommodations can be made for catering, cocktails, and entertainment.

  • Midweek Hourly Rate - $1,700
  • Weekend Hourly Rate - $2,000
  • +taxes, fees, food & beverage

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You Can Book the Emerald Hornblower Motor Yacht for Any of the Following Occasions

  • Bay Tours
  • Dinner Cruises
  • Anniversaries
  • Corporate Team Building
  • Birthdays
  • Entertaining Clients
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
  • Film & TV Production
  • Photography Shot Location
  • Exclusive Private Cruises
  • Private Intimate Weddings
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Theme Parties

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