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Plan Your Cruise

We invite you to journey to a place where the voyage continues on land…



A Port Meant For Cruising Port of San Diego

Welcome to the Port of Land and See

A place where a vast array of amazing escapades begin within footsteps, a place where you can follow the scents of casual dining or gourmet cuisine when you step off the ship, where art and adventure unfold in front of you, a place where the cruise never ends.

Our two cruise ship terminals are ideally situated on picturesque San Diego Bay, right on San Diego’s Embarcadero so you can drop anchor in the heart of the city. Welcome to the Port of Land and See.

Take a look ahead at cruises departing from the Port of San Diego

Download the 2019-20 Port of San Diego Cruise Ship Schedule

Welcome to the Port of land and See Port of San Diego

Book a Cruise

Begin your voyage in San Diego by booking a cruise with one of our partner cruise lines that depart from our convenient cruise terminals.

Cruise Destinations

Whether you are looking for a cultural experience, a relaxing trip to paradise or an opportunity to discover ancient worlds – there are opportunities to begin and end your adventure at the Port of San Diego. You can enjoy the best San Diego has to offer, and then explore the Mexican Riviera with a 3-Day Baja Cruise, a 19-Day Panama Canal Adventure or a 23-Day Incan Discovery Cruise.  Or enjoy the best of the US with a 4-Day Pacific Coastal, 9-Day California Cachet or 18-Day Circle to Hawaii. A world of destinations awaits, and it all begins from our waterfront. Welcome to the Port of Land and See.

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an aerial view of the San Diego Bay from above downtown San Diego looking at the cruise ship terminals over the water and towards Point Loma

Nearby Hotels & Attractions

With year-round warm weather, it is almost always a perfect day for a stroll to nearby attractions. With so much to discover, the only question is which direction you’ll head in first. Welcome to the Port of Land and See. 

a crowd walks along the North Embarcadero at the Port of San Diego there is a cruise ship in the background.

Navigating the Cruise Terminals

The Port of San Diego’s two cruise ship terminals are located on San Diego Bay’s Embarcadero: a two-mile stretch of downtown waterfront offering dining, shopping, lodging, museums, attractions and more, all with an amazing view!

Cruise Operations

Go ahead and drop anchor in a Port that meets your every need, and ensures that your guests will enjoy their travels. Enjoy the bright horizons that a flexible and collaborative partnership brings. Welcome to the Port of Land and See.

For Cruise Lines


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Port of San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal office

Phone: 619.400.4744
Fax: 619.683.8968