Harbor and Shelter Islands, San Diego

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  • There's a fish Eagle's nest on the promenade at the harbour master's Office on shelter island and ships and boats in the Bay pass silently. A few Stand-Up are kayakers on the water. Across the Coronado peninsula and a look at down town in the East. A Marina is located on the rear of the hotel Kona Kai. The largest yacht has even a helicopter deck. Other reports on my website toeightycountries.com. Free parking at the port captain's Office.
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  • We were looking for a place to have a picnic because cabrillo national monument was closed for the government shutdown. I was still a little mad about the shut down but we found this to be a perfect p...  more »
  • The views of downtown San Diego, Coronado, and San Diego Bay are wonderful. There are many restaurants and really good food. Worth your time.  more »
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  • Good, but not great. I went at night, so I don't know if that makes a difference.
  • Been coming here since I was a child. Lots of great areas to enjoy picnics, watch the sailboats pass by, enjoy the sea breezes, many footpaths for walking, and lots of great photo opportunities. The last time I was here I saw a harbor seal right near the riprap boulders and got a couple phone pics of her. Bonus photo opportunity when a Columbian ship set out from dock at The Port of San Diego, got several great shots. A very relaxing place to spend an afternoon, enjoy a picnic lunch, or just walk and enjoy the sights. It's also close to the San Diego International Airport or the Embarcadero, and is quite easy to get to. Some amenities offered are Humphrey's Half Moon Inn, the Bali Hai, boat slips, boat charters, sport sailing and sport fishing. Incredible views of the San Diego skyline, as well. Lots of close by restaurants, bars, and shops for those so inclined.
  • Last year i used this place as part of my running route and it's a lovely quite area with some surprises!
  • Great place to walk, and to view Ospreys.
  • Fresh air, shimmering water and sailboats dancing in the breeze!

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