Patriot Jet Boat Ride in San Diego, CA

Flagship Cruises & Events990 North Harbor DriveSan Diego, CA 92132
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Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, the Patriot Jet Boat Ride lets guests enjoy a thrilling jet boat ride with 360-degree turns, sharp spins and ultra-fast speeds. Each 30-minute ride offers complete entertainment as waves crash, music plays and winds roar over San Diego Bay. Passengers will love experiencing the speed of two turbo-charged engines with more than 1,400 horsepower each.

up to 0.5 hrs 1 or more people

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from Ashley, one of our San Diego Travel Experts
  • Spins, tricks, and turns performed by skilled captain.
  • Spectacular San Diego views and photo opportunities.
  • 30-minute thrill ride.
  • Cruise San Diego Bay at high-speeds.
  • A 30-minute thrill ride.
  • Holds 139 passengers total.
  • Children must be 4 years or older.
  • Passengers may get wet.
  • 48" (4 ft) minimum height requirement.


from Patriot Jet Boat Ride
The Patriot Jet Boat is the newest and most thrilling tour San Diego has to offer!

Climb aboard and hold on for this exciting 30-minute thrill ride on San Diego Bay. You will be thoroughly entertained as the waves splash, the music plays, and the wind roars on this tour of a lifetime! It's a blast on the bay while cruising on the Patriot.

It departs from 990 N. Harbor Dr. next to the U.S.S. Midway, home of Flagship Cruises & Events. With two turbo-charged engines over 1,400 hp each, passengers will zip past the Coronado Bridge and zoom around San Diego Bay. The Patriot will provide thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime creating an exciting raw power tour of a lifetime!

Children must be at least 4 years of age and 48" (122 cm) or taller.

You Might Get Wet! Ponchos are available.

Patriot Jet Boat Ride Reviews

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Fresno , CA
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"Our fun trip!"
July 2024 NEW
It was amazingly fun & we got wet which cooled us off because it was very hot that day!!
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Tip: 1) you will get wet 2) It was a fast pace experience

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Julio Perales
1 Review
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"Loved the trip!and the experience"
July 2024 NEW
Everything was perfect my family loved it!! We will go again soon. The staff was very helpful and nice. We enjoyed our ride to the max
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Carol OBetz
Murrieta , CA
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"Love Patriot Jet Biar!"
June 2024
This was our second time on PJB, and we had a wonderful time. The crew and entire staff make it a memorable experience.
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Tip: You will get wet, so come prepared! I recommend wearing the ponchos that are offered for free.

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Jacquelyn Lacera
Corona, CA
1 Review
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"Great speed boat!"
August 2019
My family and I had a wonderful time on that speed boat… it was a blast getting drenched and the acrobatics were fun
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Tip: You may get wet so don’t complain if you do :-) you may get wet so don’t complain if you do :-) I felt Safe the entire time :-)

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chandler, AZ
1 Review
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"never disappoints"
September 2018
This is our 3rd time riding the patriot! I have a 5, 8 and 13 YO and they all enjoy it each time! Hands in the air, singing to the music, screaming, laughing! This is an amazing time! For adults and kids!
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Tip: Swallow your pride and wear the pancho! Hold on and have fun!

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Corinne Ingle
Hendersonville, NC
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"A Blast!"
August 2016
It was a lot of fun, exhilarating, I will do it again if I return to San Diego in the future.
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Tip: It's going to be fun, and you're going to get wet!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Patriot Jet Boat Ride

How many passengers can ride on the boat?

This is a 139 passenger boat.

Is this ride only for people in good health?

Yes, they should be in good health as it features speeds and other intense features that may cause distress or injury. We suggest you do not ride if your are pregnant, have high blood pressure, prone to motion sickness, have heart, neck or back problems or have had recent surgery.

Is the boat wheelchair accessible?

All guests, including those with disabilities or use a wheelchair, must be able to transfer into and out of the Patriot by themselves or with the assistance of a member in their party.

Will I get wet?

Passengers may get wet and are advised not to carry valuables while riding the boat. Flagship Cruises & Events accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to property.

Do they operate in inclement weather?

It depends; cruises may be canceled due to weather conditions.