Patriot Jet Boat Ride in San Diego, CA

Flagship Cruises & Events990 North Harbor DriveSan Diego, CA 92110
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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.

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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.
  • 30-minute thrill ride.
  • Holds 139 passengers total.
  • Children must be 4 years or older.
  • Passengers may get wet.


from Patriot Jet Boat Ride by Flagship
The Patriot 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!

Tripster Customer Reviews

3 Reviews
Jacquelyn Lacera
Corona, CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"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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Tripster Customer
chandler, AZ
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"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
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"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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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Bismarck, North Dakota
"Loved the ferry boat that was the oldest in the fleet!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 06, 2020 NEW
Make sure to ride it! It is amazing. We took our bikes on board for free! And biked all over Coronado island. Then hung out at the beautiful beach.
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"Whale watching"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 05, 2020 NEW
Great time every one was so nice. And we were given lots of information about the whales. And when we did see them the ship was steered towards them.
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"Valentine’s dinner cruise"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed February 15, 2020
It was roughly $100 per person for the Valentine’s dinner cruise which is not bad however be prepared to sit with another couple unless you pay extra to sit by yourself. It was pretty good food the steak was amazing and it was a nice time. I would definitely recommend at least once for the experience. I won’t be paying that much for next years v-day dinner to share the table with someone else and they didn’t even tell us until we boarded the ship and sat down that it was going to happen. The couple we were with was very nice don’t get me wrong and it would’ve been great on any other day but v-day is the day you want to be alone and with your partner you know.
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Sacramento, California
"Why didn’t we do this Whale Watch cruise before!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 25, 2020
Excellent in every way. Even the whales showed up on time where guides and crew took us. Volunteer guides from Birch Aquarium were excellent. Husbands bad knee was problematic at times in the swells or when I switched sides to view whales. Crew was always there to assist me. Boat even has sea sickness pills should you need them. Snacks and drinks available A great bargain tour at modest cost. Boat left in time and returning likewise. Parking available at nearby public lot alongside Midway aircraft carrier
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Sao Paulo, SP
"Whale watching tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 10, 2020
We had a great cruise seeing both whales and dolphins. The woman from the aquarium was knowledgeable and good at pointing out the animals as well as landmarks.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Patriot Jet Boat Ride by Flagship

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.

If my child is under 4 years, can they still go?
No, they must be 4 years and 40" (100 cm) or taller. An adult must accompany children aged 4 through 12.

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.