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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00
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$46.00

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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley

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Explore San Diego at your own pace with a full-day ticket to ride a hop-on, hop-off trolley through the city. Simply board the trolley at your cruise ship’s port of call and visit historic landmarks and vibrant neighborhoods at eleven centrally-located stops. Get a glimpse of California’s past in Old Town then see the magnificent ships that moor at the bustling waterfront; grab a spot on a beach to watch surfers catch breaking waves, and try to spot the famous ghost at the elegant Hotel del Coronado.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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Platinum Balboa Park and Downtown Segway Tour

Platinum Balboa Park and Downtown Segway Tour

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Explore downtown San Diego and Balboa Park on a 2.5-hour Segway tour. Follow your guide to historic sites like the Hall of Justice and Pantoja Park, then make your way through Little Italy and the expansive grounds of Balboa Park. In the park you glide past destinations including Founder’s Plaza, the San Diego Museum of Natural History, and the Inez Parker Memorial Rose Garden. Your guide provides commentary on San Diego's history and landmarks throughout the tour. Includes guide, use of equipment, and Segway orientation—no prior experience necessary.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$49.00
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San Diego Seal Tour

San Diego Seal Tour

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Take in the highlights of San Diego Bay during a sightseeing tour by amphibious vehicle. Travel on both land and water like a ‘duck tour,’ starting on the streets of Seaport Village and rolling down Harbor Drive alongside San Diego Bay. Transition into the water after departing Seaport Village. Cruise past the SeaWorld and Vacation Isle, experiencing the best of maritime San Diego on this fun and informative tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

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 an engaging and unique, small group tour, of San Diego's beautiful bay and coastal waterways. You'll be on a beautiful Catalina 34' Sailboat enjoying the fresh air and best that San Diego has to offer. On your adventure you'll see many types of sea life as well as learn a little about the many features of San Diego that truly make it "America's Finest City".
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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$119.00

San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

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Experience the thrill of driving your own speed boat during this tour of San Diego Harbor. Learn the basics of boating from your expert guide before following your guide's boat around the harbor, cruising past highlights such as the USS Midway, a US Navy submarine, Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, the cruise ship terminal, the historic ship Star of India and San Diego Maritime Museum. Learn from your guide about these landmarks via the onboard two-way communications system and stop for photo ops on this exciting tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.90
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Who Dunnit Gaslamp Quarter

Who Dunnit Gaslamp Quarter

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Wander the streets of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter during a scavenger hunt with a murder mystery twist. On this clue-filled walking tour, you’ll visit popular attractions to collect evidence, and team up with other tour-goers to crack codes, solve riddles, and participate in challenges to track down a killer. Plus, upgrade to include food and drinks at Henry’s Pub after your Who Dunnit tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Baja California Coastal Day Trip from San Diego
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Baja California Coastal Day Trip from San Diego

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Add a little Mexican spice to your visit to California during this 9-hour San Diego to Baja day trip. Admire views of the vibrant blue ocean and craggy coastline as you travel south and across Mexican border. Stop first in Tijuana for a guided sightseeing tour, covering landmarks like the Tijuana bullring and the shops of Avenida Revolucion. You’ll have lunch in the seaside village of Puerto Nuevo, dining on deep-fried lobster and a margarita, before exploring the historic waterfront city of Rosarito Beach. Round-trip hotel transport is also included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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Luxury Private Wine Tasting Tour to Guadalupe Valley from San Diego

Luxury Private Wine Tasting Tour to Guadalupe Valley from San Diego

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We offer the best wine tasting tours to Guadalupe Valley starting from San Diego! You will visit three artisan wine makers in the heart of the valley where you will enjoy tastings of delicious reds, whites and roses. You will experience a tour of the wine making process and enjoy a succulent BajaMed style lunch at Finca Altozano. Tour starts at 9:00am and back in San Diego by 7:30pm. Times are approximations, wineries and restaurant subject to change based on availability and weather conditions. This is a Private tour. You will have a private van for your party. No strangers. Minimum of four passengers per booking needed. Due to covid-19 we are not running public tours, only private tours. Public tours will resume after January, 2021.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.00
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Puerto Nuevo Lobster, Margaritas and Mariachi Private Tour.

Puerto Nuevo Lobster, Margaritas and Mariachi Private Tour.

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Enjoy an amazing 5-7 hour long tour to Puerto Nuevo for lobster. Tour starts from the Chula Vista E Street trolley station in San Diego (or you may choose to be picked up at any location south of Mission Valley) with stops at the Tijuana Cultural Center, Trump's infamous Wall in Playas de Tijuana, time at the beach and craft beer tastings in Rosarito Beach, and finally succulent Baja style lobster with margaritas and live mariachi music while enjoying an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean. Free time for shopping after lunch. You will have a private vehicle for your party only. No strangers. Minimum of four passengers per booking needed.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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$179.00
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Private Half-Day San Diego Fishing Trip for up to 4 People

Private Half-Day San Diego Fishing Trip for up to 4 People

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Enjoy a half day fishing along San Diego's beautiful coastline aboard a private charter! Captain Shaun, owner and operator of Pelican Sportfishing, will teach you what you need to know and assist as much or as little as you'd like. Our half day trips consist of fishing for a variety of species of rockfish, bass, lingcod and more. Captain Shaun is known for being personable, inviting and helpful, ensuring everyone has a great time aboard!
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  • 6 hours
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$900.00
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Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

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Take the guesswork out of your sightseeing in San Diego and book a half-day private tour with an ultimate itinerary. Leave the driving to a personal guide who accompanies you by luxury car or SUV to the city’s major attractions. Stroll the landscaped gardens of Balboa Park, explore the historic Gaslamp Quarter, drive across the bridge to visit Coronado Island or discover the cliffside enclave of La Jolla. On this tour, set your own pace at the sights that interest you most!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$269.00
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Private Luxurious Sailing Cruise in San Diego Bay
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Private Luxurious Sailing Cruise in San Diego Bay

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This is the best most luxurious sailing tour in Southern California. Limited to you and 5 guests, and based on your most specific preferences, we'll make sure your time on the sailing vessel RIVIERA is the highlight of your visit. During the warm summer months, we'll anchor off of Coronado Island and you and your friends can dive into the bay for a swim. In late winter and spring, we can take to the Pacific Ocean and watch for whales, dolphins and seals off the coast of San Diego. Our Captain and crew are fun, experienced and knowledgeable. The yacht is flawless, comfortable and very well appointed. When we return to the dock, you won't want to leave.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,650.00
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GPS Guided Coronado Electric Scooter Tour

GPS Guided Coronado Electric Scooter Tour

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This tour is for anyone that wants to discover California’s Crown Jewel, Coronado Island. Explore Coronado’s pristine beaches, the famous Hotel del Coronado, the Ferry Landing, shops and much more. As you enjoy the drive, it takes you to all the best sites, recommends restaurants, cracks jokes and tells the stories that bring a destination to life. Start in Downtown San Diego before boarding the ferry to take you over to Coronado Island. See the visually stunning Coronado Bay Bridge and the San Diego Harbor as you make your way across by ferry. Make your way through Downtown Coronado where you’ll hear all about Coronado Island’s rich history from the speakers on your scooter. Drive along the beaches and pass by the Naval Air Station on North Island. Don’t miss out on one of our most unique tours!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.80
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Sailing Charter Sightseeing Cruise on San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

Sailing Charter Sightseeing Cruise on San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

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A Sailing Charter on San Diego Bay is an awesome way to spend the day sightseeing in beautiful San Diego. Pacifica Sailing Charters offers several different types of sailing charters and boat tours. Sail San Diego with us. Our sailing charters and boat tours take you on an exciting tour of San Diego Bay. Book a sailing boat charter and stretch out in the San Diego sunshine with a trusty skipper at the helm, Choose from several types of yacht charters, catamaran cruises, sailboats, and powered luxury yachts. A sailing boat tour on San Diego Bay with Pacifica Sailing Charters is the perfect sailing experience for you and your guests. . With over 20 years of boating on San Diego Bay and the waters surrounding the San Diego harbor, our boat charters and sailing boat tours are rated #1 on Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor...
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  • 2 hours
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$600.00
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Sunset Sailing Tour of San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

Sunset Sailing Tour of San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

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A Sunset Sailing Charter on San Diego Bay is an awesome way to spend the day sightseeing in beautiful San Diego. Pacifica Sailing Charters offers several different types of sunset sailing charters and boat tours. Our sunset sailing charters and boat tours take you on an exciting tour of San Diego Bay. Book a sunset sailing boat charter and stretch out in the San Diego sunshine with a trusty skipper at the helm, A sunset sailing boat tour on San Diego Bay with Pacifica Sailing Charters is the perfect sailing experience for you and your guests. With over 20 years of boating on San Diego Bay and the waters surrounding the San Diego harbor, our sunset boat charters and sunset sailing boat tours are rated #1 on Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor.
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  • 2 hours
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$600.00
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Private Full Day Coastal Tour from San Diego with private driver/guide

Private Full Day Coastal Tour from San Diego with private driver/guide

Explore the wonderful coast outside of San Diego with a local expert and discover some the beautiful coast and its wonderful beaches. Your drive/guide will show you the most beautiful beaches and its villages. Learn the history of the area, see the beach lifestyle and marine life of San Diego.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bachelorette Sailing Party on San Diego Bay up to 12 Guests

Bachelorette Sailing Party on San Diego Bay up to 12 Guests

Nothing beats a Catamaran Bachelorette Party on San Diego bay for up to 12 guests. Enjoy breathtaking views of downtown, the naval base, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines, not to mention an incredible abundance of sea life including Sea Lions, Dolphins and Whales. Whether you need a classic sailboat or catamaran for your Bachelorette Party, we can provide a private catamaran that is roomy, comfortable and stable. Much heavier than traditional boats today, Sea Esta will provide a steady, smooth sail no matter what the conditions. This large and stable catamaran is perfect for sightseeing around San Diego Bay and the perfect bachelorette party yacht for you and your guests.
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  • 2 hours
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$1,500.00
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