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Experience Adventure on the Water with Our Zodiac Rib Boat Charter Are you ready for an unforgettable day of fun and excitement? Look no further than our Zodiac Rib boat charter. Whether you're seeking a sunny day at Mission Bay or a thrilling expedition, our 21ft Zodiac Pro is the perfect choice. Here's what sets us apart: Unmatched Sense of Adventure: RIBs offer an exhilarating experience, providing a feeling of freedom and excitement while on the water. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure. Fast, Safe, and Stable: Equipped with a reliable 150 Hp Yamaha outboard engine, our Zodiac Rib guarantees a swift and secure journey. Its rigid inflatable hull allows for smooth navigation, offering exceptional stability even in challenging conditions. Maneuverability: The agility of our RIB enables effortless maneuvering, swiftly responding to changes in motion and direction. Key Features and Information: Capacity: Our Zodiac Rib comfortably accommodates up to six passengers. Safety First: We provide six life jackets onboard, and according to Coastguard regulations, children aged 12 and under must wear them at all times. Well-Equipped: Our boat comes fully equipped with essential amenities, including Garmin GPS, binoculars, marine VHF radio, first aid kit, flares, anchor w/chain, fire extinguisher, life jackets, and a cooler. Pricing and Packages: Captained Charter: Enjoy the freedom of navigating Mission Bay at your own pace. Prices start at $230 per hour (Min 3 hrs) Whale Watching Tour (3 Hours): Immerse yourself in the wonders of marine life on a thrilling whale-watching tour. Price $690 for up to six passengers. Ocean Safari - Snorkeling Tour (6-8 Hours) Price starts at $450.00 Per Person. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking world of pelagic life during our signature six-hour adventure. Join us as we explore the vast open ocean, where you'll have the incredible opportunity to snorkel alongside majestic Mola Mola (Sunfish), discover the vibrant La Jolla Kelp forest, and encounter magnificent whales and playful dolphins. Get ready for an unforgettable journey into the depths of marine wonders! Booking and Inquiries: Have questions or want to book your adventure? Simply use GetMyBoat's messaging platform to contact us. Hit "Request to Book" and send us a detailed message to help us customize the experience for you.
I can't express how amazing of an experience we had renting through Manolo. I'll be recommending it to anyone looking to get out on the water here in San Diego (and beyond). Great communication, accommodations, and a truly tailored experience. Make sure to let Manolo know what you'd like to accomplish out on the ocean and I'm confident you'll achieve those goals. On top of all this they limit and offset the carbon footprint from your outing. Thanks Manolo!
Started off the day and went through basic operating instructions. The owner was very supportive and helped us a lot from the start. Then we went up and cruised the harbor, got to swim a little bit in a private boat marina, and the highlight of the day was going out into the ocean and seen swarms of dolphins all around us. Throughout all of this the boat handled great. 10 out of 10 great experience would definitely do it again.
Manolo responded right away and was very communicative right up until we left with the boat, which operates seamlessly! Couldn't have asked for a better vessel to cruise around the bay and up the coastline. Super easy to operate and left us wanting to rent it out again asap! Would 100% recommend to anyone over many other types of boats.
This was the best day ever! Manolo was the epitome of a most excellent Captain, not only is he a professional wildlife videographer and an Executive Producer of a soon to be feature Film regarding global whale migrations, he is also a passionate environmentalist that knows the San Diego waters well. He was able to find all kinds of ocean critters for us to observe on our 4 hour adventure including seals, birds, dolphins and even the ever elusive Blue Whale! You really should consider taking him along if he is available!
What an amazing time! We rented the boat for 4 hours on Memorial Day and cruised the bay. It’s easy to operate, great on gas and easily fits 6. I booked same day, which is a testament to the responsiveness of the owner, Manolo. Manolo was friendly and took the time to walk us through the boat’s operations so that everyone was comfortable. Thanks for a great experience 🙏
Wildlife filmmaker with over a decade of collaborating with National Geographic, BBC, and multiple other broadcasters, specializing in ocean-based content. I truly love the San Diego waters and when not being used on my natural history productions I'm happy to offer my 21' Zodiac RIB boat 'HOA-KAI' so you can experience the wonderful marine wildlife of the San Diego coastline.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 30 days prior.
San Diego's coastline has a lot to offer year-round. depending on the time of the year , you can see Blue whales, humpbacks, gray whales, dolphins, sunfish, and even Orcas! Customized for natural history productions our 21ft Zodiac Pro 15 Man is powered by a 150 Hp Yamaha Outboard is a fast, safe, and stable vessel carrying up to six passengers comfortably. We are happy to have you on board! RIBs are a lot of fun offering a great sense of adventure! Boarding / disembarkation Instructions: *We recommend bringing waterproof windbreakers and an additional warm layer (Even in the summer) as offshore weather conditions may vary. *We encourage passengers to bring reusable water bottles and snacks. *Fuel is included in price. *The boat comes with six life jackets. We encourage you to wear them. 12yrs and under must wear them at all times as per coastguard regulations. *Our Captain honoraries are included in the rental price. *Tips are not expected. However, it's a great way of showing appreciation to our Captain. Just as a reference standard tipping is from the total per passenger. *We hope you enjoy a great time in the ocean! FAQ's 1 - Where do we embark? We typically meet at our Marina in Mission Bay. Boarding instructions will be sent after your booking confirmation. Free parking is available! 2 - Does the rental price include fuel? Yes. 3 - Is the boat pet-friendly? Yes! Bring along your boat dogs and parrots, we love the furriest family members. 4 - Do you have any Boards/Tubes? Yes! We have a wake surfboard and a Tube. Please enquire to have them ready for you. 5 - Are we allowed to go to the open ocean? Maybe. We can discuss this on a case-by-case basis, it depends on your experience handling boats, knowledge of local waters, and weather forecast. 6 - Do you offer custom rates for long-term research and/or film projects? Of course! please enquire to discuss customized rates. 7 - Do you allow offshore fishing? Negative. There are better vessels tailored for offshore fishing on the platform, shop around! - Spearfishing and coastal fishing allowed- 8 - Are we allowed to Drink? Yes, as long as you are not operating/captaining the boat. If everyone in your party plans to drink you can always hire a captain. 9 - What's the cost of hiring a captain to operate the boat? Captain honoraries are $35/hr and are paid directly to our captain in Cash, Venmo, or Paypal.