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San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

San Diego, United States
San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

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icon2 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Explore San Diego by Segway on this comprehensive tour. Led by a local guide, learn about the city’s major landmarks and history while passing top attractions like Balboa Park, the USS 'San Diego' Memorial, Petco Park and the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Snacks and beverages are included along the way, as well as a brief safety session to ensure that you feel completely comfortable hitting the streets on your Segway.
  • Segway tour of major San Diego sights including the Gaslamp Quarter
  • Cruise past landmarks including Balboa Park, the Inez Grant Parker Rose Garden and the USS San Diego Memorial
  • Take in spectacular views of San Diego Bay as you glide by on your Segway
  • Segway instruction session and all safety equipment included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon tours
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Narration by professional guide
30-minute Segway orientation
Use of Segway and safety equipment (helmet)
Snacks and beverages
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Another Side Of San Diego Tours , 300 G St, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Our office is inside the brick-lined courtyard next to the Horton Plaza parking garage, look for the Another Side Tours sign and the blue door. Please see 'Additional Information' for information on where to park or call us at 1-619-239-2111

This activity will end right where it started.
Your tour will begin in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, where you’ll get comfortable maneuvering your Segway with help from your guide.

Then, hit the streets! Absorb the bustling atmosphere of the restaurants and shops in the Gaslamp Quarter. Head through Chinatown and see the home of San Diego Padres baseball team at Petco Park. Your guide will provide fun and factual commentary about the city’s history and top attractions as you go.

Admire seaside views as you cruise past the Navy Pier, where the air craft carrier of the USS Midway now serves as a maritime museum. Check out the USS San Diego Memorial, used during World War II. From there, explore the Urban Trees exhibit at the Port of San Diego, which incorporates impressive sculptures from 30 artists.

Then, glide over to the sprawling 1,200 acres (490 hectares) of Balboa Park, where you’ll pass the San Diego National History Museum, San Diego Museum of Man and the San Diego Museum of Art. Stop to smell the roses at a botanical garden with over 1,300 plants, and get a glimpse of the galleries and working artist studios in the Spanish Village.

Snacks and beverages will be provided throughout the course of your trip to help you refuel as needed. At the end of your San Diego Segway adventure, your tour will conclude at its original departure point.
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Another Side Of San Diego Tours
Join us for this fun tour experience as we teach you how to ride a Segway and discover our wonderful city too. This tour is designed to cover as much of The Gaslamp Quarter and Bayfront as we can in the time allowed. Enjoy learning to ride a Segway Personal Transporter with our local experts. Ride the “Bike of the Future”, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of San Diego. We will safely guide you through America’s Finest City, complemented with historical information and quirky fun facts throughout the ride. One more thing, be prepared to have fun
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Gaslamp Quarter
The Gaslamp Quarter, known as the Historic Heart of San Diego, is a 16 block downtown neighborhood full of nightlife and world-renowned restaurants. Full of Victorian architecture and small museums, as well as Horton Plaza Park and Petco Park, it's a must-see.
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Petco Park
Opened in 2004, the Petco Park is a relatively young stadium and permanent home of the much-loved San Diego Padres, and home to many festivals and other events. It features a grassy area known as Park at the Park, several popular restaurants.
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Museum of Us
Dedicated to the exploration of cultural anthropology, the Museum of Man features exhibits that explore everything from cannibalism to beer history. Currently undergoing a seismic retrofit, the Cannibals and PostSecret exhibitions still remain open to the public.
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Balboa Park
Balboa Park is a 1,200 acre park full of museums, the beautiful Spanish Art Village, restaurants and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. It was placed in reserve in 1835 and remains one of Americas oldest public parks, right in the heart of downtown San Diego.
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Spanish Village Art Center
The Spanish Art village was originally constructed in 1935 for the California Pacific International Exposition, it designed as a colorful vibrant small courtyard meant to invoke the feeling of being transported to a country village in Spain. Today it is a thriving community of artisans, everything from blacksmiths to glass-blowers to basket weavers.
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Desert Garden
Right across from the Inez Grant Rose Garden, the Desert Garden features unique and intriguing desert plants, flowering cacti, and rare succulents from around the world. The 2.5 acres contains more than 1300 different plants to see.
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Seaport Village
Featuring over 50 shops and 17 restaurants and eateries, Seaport Village is a beautiful water-front shopping area to explore any time of the day. It's a wonderful place to watch the ships in the bay, or just walk around the winding paths and explore the unique and sometimes eclectic small shops.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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USS Midway Museum
The USS Midway missed WWII by only a week, commissioned on September 10, 1945. Despite that the USS Midway was the longest operating aircraft carrier of the 20th century until being decommissioned in 1992. The Midway now serves as a unique permanent museum on the water.
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Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden
The Rose Garden of Balboa Park features a stunning 1,600 roses of 130 species with new species and verities of roses added every year. The garden is in bloom throughout March to December and is a three-acre walk of color and beauty.
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San Diego Convention Center
A landmark of San Diego, the San Diego Convention Center boasts over six-hundred thousand square feet of space, with a capacity of 125,000. It is home to conventions big and small all year, and in particular is home of the world renowned San Diego Comic-Con in the summer.
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Star of India
The Star of India was built in 1863 originally named Euterpe, and remains the oldest-ship still regularly sailing. It is a National and Californian Historic Landmark and makes its permanent home in San Diego Bay.
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The Homecoming Statue
The Homecoming is a bronze replica of Stanley Bleifeld's depiction of a sailor returning home and being embraced by his family. The original was sculpted for the Navy Memorial, and the replica now honors the service of the local Californian sailors of the Navy.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 12 years. Riders 8 to 15 years must have a parent present to both sign a waiver and accompany them on the tour
  • Riders 16 to 17 years must have a parent present to sign a waiver but are allowed to ride without parent accompaniment
  • Minimum weight is 40 lbs (18 kg); maximum is 250 lbs (113 kg)
  • Pregnant woman are not allowed to participate
  • While this tour is not physically demanding, you must have a decent level of fitness and be able to climb stairs without assistance to participate
  • Tours operate rain or shine
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Lyft & Uber: We are listed on the ride share apps as 'Another Side Of San Diego Tours'. Ride-shares are the preferred and best way for our guests to come to us.
  • Parking Option 1: The LAZ Parking lot is located at 8th Ave. and G Street. The address is: 665 8th Ave San Diego, CA 92101
  • Parking Option 2: The Park-It-On-Market lot is located at 7th Ave. and Market Street. The address is: 614 Market St. San Diego, CA 92101
  • Parking Option 3: The next closest all day lot is at the corner of 2nd Ave. and Island. The lot is directly across from 100 Harbor Club Dr. San Diego, CA 92101 **Not available from 7/1 thru 7/31 due to Comic Con***
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Another Side Of San Diego Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour.
What is the policy on sanitization during San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour.
What is the social distancing policy during San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour.

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Great tour of the area!
, Mar 2021
We covered so much ground! Time was spent making sure we were comfortable on the machines, which are so easy and sturdy feeling. Then we took off and saw a ton of the city! Wonderful trip and worth the money!
Had a great time and Seth was an...
Thomas M
, Jul 2017
Had a great time and Seth was an awesome tour guide. Highly recommend taking this tour!!
Awesome tour, I'd highly recommend...
Patrick W
, Sep 2016
Awesome tour, I'd highly recommend. Downtown San Diego is the perfect place for a Segway tour too spaced out for a walking tour yet not sprawled out so much that you need a motor vehicle. The tour covers most of the major tourist spots of downtown including the Gaslamp district and Petco park, the USS Midway, little Italy, and Balboa Park. Not enough time to really explore each attraction, but enough to get a good feel for the city and what it has to offer. Our groups tour guide was John, he was entertaining and knowledgeable of the city, so I would recommend joining one of his groups if it's an option.
We had a great time on the Segway...
Pamela C
, Mar 2016
We had a great time on the Segway Gaslamp tour. Our guide Keanna did a great job, showing us how to use the segways and gave us a great and educational tour. We would definitely recommend this tour and Keanna as a guide. Thanks Jerry and Pamela Curtiss
Our tour was the best Segway tour we...
Charlotte L
, Aug 2015
Our tour was the best Segway tour we have EVER done. John, out tour guide, was great. We will definitely be back and we want John to give us another tour!!
John Sobo? was the perfect tour guide...
, Jul 2015
John Sobo? was the perfect tour guide - careful, knowledgeable, and fun.
Great tour! The Segways were fun and...
Francis W
, May 2015
Great tour! The Segways were fun and easy to learn. Caroline was a great hide. A must for your trip to San Diego.
What a great way to see the city...
Vivian T
, Sep 2014
What a great way to see the city! This was our first activity in San Diego. We had never been on Segways before, so we were a little nervous. We were shown a "how-to" video of a little stick figure that kept landing on it's face, so I was not feeling very confident. As soon as I stepped on the Segway, I realized how easy it was to control. Ryan, our guide, was fantastic and the tour took us all over the city including the Harbor, the Gaslamp Quarter, and Balboa Park. The tour lasted approximately 2 ½ hours and it was well worth the money! Tons of fun!
The tour guide was superb...
Edward B
, Jun 2014
The tour guide was superb, knowledgeable, and personable. The group was small enough that we got personal attention.
The tour was just great. Thought I...
Cathy M
, Nov 2011
The tour was just great. Thought I would have trouble as I have just had back surgery 5 months ago and don't have good balance but it was no problem. Our guide Jon was fantastic - great knowledge of the area and very good at making everyone comfortable on the segways. I would highly recommend this tour.

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