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San Diego Harbor Cruise

San Diego Harbor Cruise

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Spend a few hours relaxing, sunbathing and sightseeing in the placid waters just off San Diego during this 1 or 2 hour San Diego Harbor cruise. Sit back and relax as you take in a fully-narrated tour, offering top-notch sight lines of the San Diego skyline, a cruise under Coronado Bridge, a look at the bustling US Naval fleet and a chance to spot some of the harbor’s resident sea lions. Choose between 1 and 2 hour cruise options, offering you two trips to fit your schedule and interests.
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  • 2 hours
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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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Explore some of the top highlights of San Diego with your silver, gold, or platinum day pass (depending on option selected) for the city’s Hop-on, Hop-off Trolley Tour. Choose your own adventure as you get on and off the trolley at any of the 11 included stops, covering famous sights including the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, USS Midway and the Cruise Ship Terminal, Little Italy, and many more. This San Diego trolley tour also features live commentary from the on-board guide during your ride.
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  • 2 hours
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Crossing Borders: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

Crossing Borders: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

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Explore Tijuana, Mexico, without getting lost on this day trip from San Diego, a great choice for first-time visitors. Visit cultural attractions, sample authentic Mexican street food at a sidewalk taco stand, and do some shopping and sightseeing. Opt to walk or take public transportation and experience the city like a local. Your guide can suggest stops and adapt the itinerary to fit the needs of the group.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!

San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!

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Meet some of the world's most exotic animals with your admission ticket to the renowned San Diego Zoo, one of California's top family-friendly attractions. More than 4,000 animals representing 800 species live in this state-of-the-art zoo, including some that are rarely seen at other zoos. Admire the animals and go in-depth during daily keeper talks and guided bus tours. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the San Diego Zoo. Ticket must be redeemed on travel date selected.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
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San Diego Scenic Tour

San Diego Scenic Tour

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In just four hours, experience the scenic highlights of San Diego and its neighboring areas. Watch sea lions and pelicans on the beaches of La Jolla and capture fantastic views from the top of Mt Soledad. Soak up the Old World elegance of the mansions and Hotel Del on Coronado Island, and find peace in the urban oasis of Balboa Park. Wind through downtown and Old Town San Diego, learning about the city’s history along the way. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to just 14 people.
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  • 4 hours
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion

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Sail into the setting sun aboard a Catalina style sailboat during this intimate cruise with a small group. Feel like you have the ship all to yourself on this trip that’s limited to just 12 total guests, watching as the last rays of the sun drop into the glistening waves. Enjoy the included beer, soft drinks and snacks during the ride, as well as jackets and wind gear in case you get cold. You can even plug in your own music to add to the fun. Departure times vary throughout the year. Guest must contact Sail San Diego after purchase for the exact departure time.
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  • 3 hours
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San Diego Winter Whale Watching Expedition Cruise

San Diego Winter Whale Watching Expedition Cruise

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San Diego provides the perfect launching point for a whale-watching tour in California. Cruise on the Pacific Ocean in a sturdy boat with a professional crew, looking for gray whales as they migrate along the coast of North America. Dolphins, seals and seabirds are often spotted during this whale-watching tour and the crew provides informative commentary about the marine animals and environment. Bonus: if the crew does not find any whales during your cruise, you receive a complimentary ticket for another trip.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

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Zoom around the waters of San Diego Bay on a jet boat ride that provides speed, splashes, and spins. As you race through the scenic waterway, your captain points out landmarks including the USS Midway, Coronado Island, Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, and the city skyline. Hang on as your captain takes your boat into power slides, 360-degree spins and other thrilling maneuvers—a high-octane twist on sightseeing in San Diego.
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  • 30 minutes
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The San Diego Highlights Tour

The San Diego Highlights Tour

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Experience San Diego’s scenic highlights and historic landmarks on a full-day tour of the 'America's finest city'. Listen to the legends behind San Diego's most important sites as you skirt the bay to Coronado Island, explore the Embarcadero then follow lush roads into Balboa Park’s elegant gardens and museums. Pause to find lunch in a Gaslamp Quarter restaurant, take in La Jolla’s world-class shopping district and sweeping coastline and finish your day in the heart of downtown San Diego.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

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Explore San Diego’s Downtown and Old Town sights in a fun and fast-paced way—on a GoCar tour. This sightseeing adventure takes the stress out of reading a map, as the car talks and shows you the way with its in-built GPS. Enjoy hearing stories as you explore the city’s most popular areas, including Little Italy, Mission Hills, Presidio Park, and the Gaslamp Quarter.
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  • 2 hours
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Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego
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Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego

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Watch the sun set over San Diego during an all-inclusive small-group cruise aboard a classic sailboat. Pass landmarks such as the Maritime Museum, Coronado Bridge, and USS Midway, and look for sea lions, dolphins, and other wildlife around San Diego Harbor on the 2.5-hour cruise.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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San Diego City Lights Night Tour

San Diego City Lights Night Tour

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Explore San Diego at night under the moonlight with this 1.5-hour city lights tour. Travel from the city’s Gaslamp Quarter to Balboa Park and the Embarcadero. Catch sights of the historic San Diego County Administration Center, the USS Midway Museum, and the Star of India. Plus ride to the top of the Coronado Bridge and see sights lit up all over the city, as well as some from Tijuana.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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San Diego Premier Dinner Cruise

San Diego Premier Dinner Cruise

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On this experience, relax in style aboard a luxury dinner cruise. Enjoy panoramic views from the boat's deck and take your time over a gourmet, 3-course meal, as you cruise past twinkling city lights that ring San Diego Bay. Listen to an entertaining DJ play music and enjoy an unforgettable evening, or celebrate a birthday, anniversary or another special occasion.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventure

Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventure

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Get the best chance of seeing whales and dolphins on a private boat tour. Your party will have the run of the boat, including an enclosed cabin, an observation tower, and a restroom. Your experienced USCG-certified captain knows the best places to spot wildlife and will provide engaging commentary on the local marine ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion
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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion

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Enjoy a sailing adventure on a Catalina-style sailboat with just six people for a comfortable, semi-private experience (or, find five friends and fill up the whole boat). Sail in San Diego Harbor during the day. Sit back and relax to enjoy the water views while enjoying complimentary beer, soft drinks and snacks.
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  • 3 hours
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Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past
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Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

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Explore the best eats in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego on a walking tour with an expert guide who shares the inside scoop on the district's hopping restaurant and bar scene. Sample delicious dishes at several eateries, sip drinks, and learn about the history of the district as you discover its latest incarnation as a top nightlife destination. Colorful stories shared by your guide make the history of San Diego come to life on this 2.5-hour tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum Admission Ticket in San Diego

Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum Admission Ticket in San Diego

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Take a trip through American naval history with admission to the USS Midway Museum in San Diego. This enormous ship, known as the longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, now offers a range of interactive exhibits, a self-guided audio tour and numerous restored aircraft across its 4-acre (1.6-hectare) flight deck and sections below. It’s an essential piece of San Diego’s, and America’s, military history.
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  • 2 to 5 hours
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San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise

San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise

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Sail along the San Diego Bay on this relaxing 1-hour cruise. While aboard, enjoy views of the city, as well as US naval vessels, the Star of India, and the Coronado Bridge. Catch sight of the Hotel del Coronado, and spot sea lions in their natural habitats. Along the 1-hour route, you can pick up a snack and drink at the snack bar (own expense), and relax as you cruise the water.
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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Take an evening cruise wining and dining aboard the ‘Spirit of San Diego,’ enjoying top-notch food and drink, plus sparkling skyline views during this San Diego dinner cruise. Dig into your included gourmet meal, accompanied by a complimentary cocktail and live on-board entertainment, as you cruise 25-miles worth of California’s beautiful coastline and gaze at the twinkling stars above. You can also upgrade your cruise to include an unlimited open bar for an additional price.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways

Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways

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This is a personal tour from one to six passengers that is engaging and diverse tailored to the specific selected tour option(s) Both private and mixed tours are available.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour

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See San Diego’s sights by land and water on a 1.5-hour seal tour independent shore excursion, and explore this picturesque port of call in an amphibious vehicle. Listen to stories that bring San Diego’s history to life as you travel along the water’s edge, then steer straight into San Diego Bay. Take in sweeping views of SeaWorld, watch for the seals and sea lions that play, eat and bask at Quivira Basin and return to your ship along the scenic Harbor Drive.
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!

San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!

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The renowned San Diego Zoo Safari Park presents more than 3,500 animals roaming in large enclosures that replicate their natural habitat. Go on a safari adventure unlike any other outside of Africa itself, with exhibits inspired by the African Serengeti and the Asian Savanna. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the Safari Park. Ticket must be redeemed on travel date selected.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise

San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise

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See San Diego from a marine vantage point on this 90-minute harbor cruise, including a look at the marina, seabirds and potential sea lion sightings. Listen to live narration from your captain and enjoy for-purchase snacks from the onboard snack bar.
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What people are saying about How to Get Around in San Diego

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San Diego Harbor Cruise
"The tour guide had a lot of interesting information about the history of the area and the types of naval ships."..."
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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley
"We went on this trolley twice while we were in San Diego this week. We got off and enjoyed Coronado, Balboa, Seaport Village and Old Town. We enjoyed every driver we had and heard some great stories, history and some bad jokes."..."
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Crossing Borders: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego
"Our tour guide Gregorio was amazing! My boyfriend had a lot of questions about life in Tijuana and he was very informative. The food was sooo good! Once our tour was ending our tour let us know of some good spots to check out. He was great!"..."
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
"Great staff beautiful boat. I would definitely recommend the tour. Seen a lot of dolphins and the day was perfect"..."
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San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!
"Highly recommended ! A must see ! I can now cross it off my bucket list. Definitely do the bus ride, no extra fee"..."
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San Diego Scenic Tour
"We have visited the San Diego area numerous times over the years and we've been to most of the sites we went to on this tour. Roxanne is an awesome guide."..."
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion
"Great calm waters, sightseeing of seals, birds, buildings, yachts, ships… Great captain, made our sail very safe and enjoyable. Though we didn’t see the sunset due to cloudy sky, it didn’t low our expectations. Captain Frank was very respectful to us and great professional."..."
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San Diego Winter Whale Watching Expedition Cruise
"We saw two gray whales, hundreds of birds amd dolphins. It was a great family experience in San Diego."..."
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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride
"So rad! A trip under the bridge, around the naval fleet, and Petco park, doing 360s and hauling ass. A beautiful view of the city and Mt.Miguel. I can't wait to do it again."..."
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The San Diego Highlights Tour
"If you have only one day to stay in the San Diego area this is the tour you should take. Of course if you have several days to spend there you should also consider taking this tour as our tour guide Adam is very knowledgeable and will recommend you many interesting places you could go after the tour. Had a great time!"..."
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GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town
"Great tour and experience very professional staff, go car a little small for 2 people who may have mobility issues"..."
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Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego
"We had a great time with Capt Phil. Nice pleasurable, relaxing trip to see San Diego from the water. Set us up for some great sunset photos as a couple and group. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys sailboat ride."..."
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San Diego City Lights Night Tour
"Great Time beautiful lights we went to little Italy right after and ate a late dinner we would recommend the trip family and friends ."..."
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San Diego Premier Dinner Cruise
"The manager was amazing and very accommodating. It was smooth sailing and the dinner service was very well organized."..."
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Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventure
"Excellent service, great way to go whale watching. I recommend Captain Rich, you'll be in great hands If you are prone to motion sickness, or uncomfortable on the water, consider a larger craft."..."
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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion
"Greg was an amazing captain. He ensured our safety throughout the sail, and he made sure we were comfortable and were having fun. We also appreciated his sailing lessons and sense of humor ;-)."..."
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Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past
"Stephan was amazing! This was a super fabulous experience and I highly recommend it! Food and history super cool !"..."
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Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum Admission Ticket in San Diego
"Midway is always a great time. Seems there is always something more to see. Volunteers are super friendly and knowledgeable"..."
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San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise
"Everything was great!! The tour was super knowledgeable, we leaned a lot about San Diego and Navy Seals. Service was great with serving drinks and small plates. Pictures turned out amazing!!! Definitely recommend this boat tour to anyone and everyone!!!"..."
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
"I got engaged on the boat and the staff was very friendly! The experience was awesome! The food was delicious! Even got some unexpected fireworks loved everything!!! 10/10"..."
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Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways
"Boat Captain Jason was a great tour guide- very knowledgeable and chatty with the entire group. Throughout the tour he would chat about the points of interest, asking questions to the group as well as talking about his own experiences."..."
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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour
"Great experience and atmosphere. My 5 year old son had a blast, and the tour was great. The going from road to water was so fun!"..."
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!
"The Park was very nice , lots of walking. The best part was that it wasn’t over crowed and we go to enjoy all the Park."..."
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San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise
"We enjoyed the entire trip, the narrator was very informative, about the military ships, the bridge, the restaurants we saw along the way. There weren't too many people, which was nice!"..."

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