Randy Phillips Boat Tours

With trip sizes limited to only 6 passengers, a tour with Randy is very personal. This is a tour with a knowledgeable and interactive captain. Randy will show you all the sights around San Diego including Harbor Island, Marine Mammal Training Facility, Airport, Downtown Architecture, Maritime Museum, USS Midway, Coronado, North Island, Bait Barge with all the local wildlife, and hopefully ending with a sunset just off Point Loma. Drinks and snacks are offered free of charge.

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This was such a nice tour all round San Diego bay with Captain Randy telling us all about the boats, buildings and wildlife. It was a really enjoyable evening and very well organised with time to take photographs, ask questions and enjoy complementary drinks and snacks.
Randy is an excellent Captain, very knowledgeable about San Diego and was so well prepared he even had sweatshirts in various sizes for any chilly guests.
The tour highlight is watching the sunset bobbing about in the Pacific just off the Point Loma lighthouse which is spectacular on the land but even more beautiful afloat.
Driving back as the city lights come on was an unexpected treat and great way to end the trip.
I would recommend this to everyone and will be coming back when we have visitors to San Diego!
Missie Y., Yelp
The sunset tour was amazing. The time for the tour is great, the temperature is really nice at this time of day, and as the sun sets to the west we are mostly looking east towards the coastline so the lighting is perfect for taking pictures. As it gets closer to sunset we entered the pacific ocean right off the coast of Point Loma. The pacific ocean was so tranquil when we were there, it was one of the most enchanting sunsets I have ever seen. Then on the way back we were in for one more treat, the San Diego skyline was lit up and looks beautiful at night from the water.
Our captain, Randi Phillips is a great guy and a wealth of knowledge. He showed us the downtown waterfront, all the interesting and noteworthy ships, the Navy bases and installations, sea lions and more. He was able to provide us descriptions and history of everything, and could answer any questions you could think of. He was professional and approachable, and his boat is very clean. Also another thing I appreciate is that he limits the size of each tour to much less than the boat capacity so we all had plenty of space to get comfortable and relax.
I absolute loved the tour. I learned a lot and got to experience a part of San Diego I hadn’t seen before. I will defiantly book this tour again in the future when friends and family visit.
Alex B., Yelp
My daughter and I had such a great experience! Randy is friendly and personable, and his little dog Sandy is a sweetie.

The boat was in great condition, and Randy navigated expertly. He showed us the sights around the bay, explaining what we were seeing, and sharing the history. He offered us refreshments, and he took photos, which he emailed to us the next day.

I was especially impressed with his patience as my 8-year-old asked him a million questions. He even let her steer the boat!

Highly recommended. I also appreciate that he offers a fire/police/military (EMS?) discount.

Chris V., Yelp
Night time boat views of the city! San Diego is beautiful & to capture the views from the water with the tour from Randy is amazing! If you live in San Diego or are just visiting this is affordable & a must do! I lived here for 3 years now & can’t believe how much more I’ve seen! With Randy’s informative guidance & excellent knowledge of his craft, it was perfect! Book your new perspective today!
Patty B., Yelp
I had the opportunity to go on a bay tour with Randy. His boat is perfect for small groups and the tour is intimate.

I enjoyed listening to facts as we rode around the bay, and – as a native San Diegan – I was surprised to learn some great new things about the city.

Thanks for the great tour Randy!

Brian G., Yelp
I went out on a Friday sunset cruise with Randy and 4 others. It was so relaxing and nice, especially after a long week. I have already recommended this to friends and family, and will continue to do so. Definitely an awesome San Diego experience!
Katelyn A., Yelp