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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 12 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.00
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$42.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.00
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San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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$159.00
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Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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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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$68.34
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Coronado Island Segway Tour

Coronado Island Segway Tour

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Traveling by Segway is not only fun and different, but allows you to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. On this guided and narrated morning or afternoon tour, explore downtown San Diego and admire gorgeous views of San Diego Bay from the Embarcadero. Take a ferry ride to Coronado Island to check out still more sights, including pretty Coronado Beach and the historic Hotel del Coronado.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter Historic True Crime Tour

San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter Historic True Crime Tour

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Join Murder n’ Mayhem for a Historical True Crime Tour of the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. You will walk through several eras in time as you explore interesting stories of true crime. You will also learn the darker history of the Gaslamp Quarter, the area formerly known as the Stingaree. Learn about how downtown San Diego first came to be and then the era of the Stingaree. You will visit a historic hotel where a ghost is said to STILL haunt his room. Then you will travel in time to the roaring 1920’s. Next you will move forward a little over 10 years to become familiar with the 3rd victim of a San Diego Serial Killer. And last, we will share one of the most horrific crimes to take place in modern downtown San Diego. * Please note due to the graphic nature of these murder cases we advise extreme caution for children under 13. This tour includes discussion of assault, rape and murder, along with gruesome details that some may find offensive.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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Intro to Mexico Walking Tour: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

Intro to Mexico Walking Tour: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

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Tijuana Mexico is a short trip across the border from San Diego. The Mexican border town had at one point achieved notoriety as a town of ill-repute, but this reputation is only a small part of the history of this colorful, interesting city. Dip your toe into the fun and hospitality of this town with locals who are eager to share the true story of Tijuana with you.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Fat Woody Beach Cruiser Experience - Coronado Island Electric Bicycle Tour

Fat Woody Beach Cruiser Experience - Coronado Island Electric Bicycle Tour

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Guests will enjoy a super-fun guided electric bicycle tour on Coronado's most beautiful coastal bike paths, scenic photo hotspots, and areas of historical interest. You can pedal if you like, but Fat Woody’s powerful electric drive system will easily push you along with the breeze at a gentle cruising speed of 8-15 mph. Relax to The Beach Boys as we take a musical blast-to-the-past on our 'Surfin Safari' around the island! Inspired by the woody wagons of California beach & surf culture, Fat Woody Beach Cruisers are custom handcrafted. Finished with real mahogany, white oak and premium leather, these cruisers are a true piece of art on wheels. If you’re looking for a truly unique & memorable southern California experience, take a ride on one of these incredibly unique beach cruisers! (2) Two Guest Minimum - (6) Six Riders Maximum Riders must be minimum 21 years old - *15 years old with parent. Riders MUST be 5’2” and taller and must have proficient bicycle riding skills.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Private Balboa Park Segway Tour

Private Balboa Park Segway Tour

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Take a tour of San Diego's most-popular park during this Segway exploration of Balboa Park. Follow your friendly local guide to all of the hot spots and learn why locals love the laid back vibe of this coastal destination.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.94
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San Diego: Old Town, Tequila and Tortillas Tour

San Diego: Old Town, Tequila and Tortillas Tour

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Taste your way through Old Town San Diego during this historical tour with culinary samplings. Visit a side of San Diego many travelers don't see and take a hike to California's birthplace. Tequila, tacos, and tortilla samplings included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.75
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San Diego Small Group Tour: Best of Balboa Park Tour with Coffee

San Diego Small Group Tour: Best of Balboa Park Tour with Coffee

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Follow a guide who knows the quickest and most convenient ways around Balboa Park to see its main highlights on this walking tour. Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you spend an intimate day with a small group of like-minded explorers. From Alcazar Garden to Plaza de Panama, there’s more than enough to fill your time.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.47
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Culinary Tour of San Diego

Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones Culinary Tour of San Diego

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Get your fiesta started in San Diego on a food and walking tour through historic Old Town. Visit some of the district's finest Mexican restaurants to sample tasty dishes, tequila cocktails, and hear mariachi music. Learn about the history of California and the Native Americans, Spanish, Mexicans and gold rush prospectors that influenced Old Town's growth. You even hear some ghostly tales at Whaley House and an old cemetery. Get insider tips from your guide about authentic Mexican cuisine and other great places to visit on this fun tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Bike Tours on Coronado Island

San Diego Bike Tours on Coronado Island

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Coronado Bike Tour Highlights: Almost car-free & totally flat Primarily on Bike Paths White Sand beaches voted the Top 10 best in US Hotel Del Coronado Coronado Bridge Coronado Golf Course The inspiration for the Yellow Brick Road in the Wizard of Oz Silver Strand Bike Path with the Ocean on one side & the Bay on the other Naval Amphibious Base Duration: 2 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$269.00
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$269.00
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The Private Balboa Park Tour

The Private Balboa Park Tour

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Ride in a luxury vehicle to Balboa Park for a private tour of this National Historic Landmark District of San Diego. Explore the 1,200-acre (485-hectare) cultural icon with your own personal guide and customize your 2-hour itinerary with your choice of sights, including complimentary admission to the Spanish Village Art Center; Botanical Garden, Rose Garden and Cactus Garden; and Timken Art Museum. Pass by numerous museums and hear informative commentary about the park’s history and architecture. Bottled water and snacks are provided.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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Tijuana Cultural Tour from San Diego

Tijuana Cultural Tour from San Diego

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Tijuana Walking Tour will be taking you to places most locals hang out and you will learn about the transformation of the city and history. Come and see; local market, learn about the history of Tijuana. We will do one stop to eat tasty tacos. The fee-only includes guided tour make sure to bring cash to exchange into pesos. Your guide will help you navigate the city like a local. Bring cash, comfortable shoes, bottled water, camera and hat PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.00
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Rosarito like a local Day trip from San Diego

Rosarito like a local Day trip from San Diego

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Visit Rosarito Baja from San Diego, come and taste the sea food of this village in Rosarito and walk along the beach.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.00
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Tijuana Walking Tour from San Diego

Tijuana Walking Tour from San Diego

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The Tijuana Walking Tour experience is a unique and affordable way to see the city. The tour guide will guide you around Tijuana and you will get a sense of how locals life by strolling the Tijuana streets. We use walking and public transportation to get around just like locals do! FEE COVERS GUIDED TOUR (We recommend to bring at least $20usd for expenses: bus fee, food, drinks etc) conversion of dlls into pesos can be done by meeting point. PICKUP: SOUTH SAN DIEGO San Ysidro Transit Center : 727 E San Ysidro Blv, San Diego, CA PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED (If the guest forgets or doesn't have a passport there will be NO REFUND)
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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San Diego Gaslamp Harbor Segway Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Harbor Segway Tour

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See San Diego the way you can only see it on two wheels. This private Segway tour takes you through one of San Diego’s most beloved neighborhoods. Start out in the Gaslamp Quarter, with tales of the area’s sordid history. The tour passes Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center. From there head down the Embarcadero to see sights like the Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, and the USS Midway.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.67
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The Famous Coronado Tour

The Famous Coronado Tour

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Get whisked away to Coronado Island for a personalized tour of the affluent beach resort. A private guide drives you across the San Diego–Coronado Bridge and accompanies you to the iconic Hotel del Coronado for an up-close look at this National Historic Landmark. Spend time at Coronado Beach and the Glorietta Bay Inn, and get plenty of photo ops of San Diego Bay and the city skyline. Bottled water, snacks and round-trip hotel transport by luxury vehicle are included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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Bike Around San Diego Bay to the Ocean

Bike Around San Diego Bay to the Ocean

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Mission Bay Bike Tour Highlights: Almost car-free – primarily on Bike Paths Ocean Boardwalk for miles and miles Belmont Park with Roller Coaster and Wave House Sea World Wildlife Reserves One-of-Kind Pacific Beach and Pier Duration: 2 - 2.5 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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