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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.90
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$79.90
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Whale Watching Cruise from Mission Bay

Whale Watching Cruise from Mission Bay

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Encounter some of Earth's most magnificent creatures on a 3-hour whale-watching cruise in San Diego. The voyage departs right from Mission Bay, so you’ll be out into the open ocean and looking for animals in just 10 short minutes. Marine biologists onboard help you spot whales and dolphins and learn about their life in the deep blue sea.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.20
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$51.20

Eco Pedal Boat Rental in San Diego Bay

Eco Pedal Boat Rental in San Diego Bay

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Our Pedal Boats are equipped with very comfortable seating and sun shade. Cruise the bay at your own pace while enjoying the local wildlife and sightseeing. Our boat rentals a safe boating experience for everyone in San Diego Bay. * Well behaved dogs are welcome
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park Ticket

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Ticket

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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.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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San Diego Zoo Ticket

San Diego Zoo Ticket

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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.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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San Diego Zoo and Safari Park Combo Tour Ticket

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park Combo Tour Ticket

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View more than 4,000 animals roaming in large enclosures on a 2-day visit to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. This admission ticket allows you to spend two days at the Zoo, or split your time between the Zoo and the Safari Park. At the zoo, see the diverse collection of animals, many of which are not present at other zoos in the United States. The Safari Park is inspired by the Serengeti Plains in Africa and the Asian plains and is home to lions, tigers, zebras, which you can see from the a 32-acre (13-hectare) safari trail. Access to all shows and exhibits, as well as use of all the in-park transportation, are included. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.39
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$115.39
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Top Gun and Air Combat Experience in San Diego

Top Gun and Air Combat Experience in San Diego

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Find out what it’s like to be a fighter pilot during a high-intensity flight over San Diego. Learn basic flight maneuvering skills as you speed, twist, and turn through the sky, and enjoy aerial views of the mountains, desert, and San Diego skyline. Upgrade to include dynamic low level flying, aerobatic maneuvers, and more time in the sky; or suit up and learn to fly the plane yourself.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$531.46
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Cruising | Fishing Pedal Kayak Rental in San Diego Bay

Cruising | Fishing Pedal Kayak Rental in San Diego Bay

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Located on Shelter Island, a well-known area of San Diego where some of the best seafood restaurants and fishing landings are located. Our crew will explain the basic operation and safety tips and you will be ready to take off on your own. The kayaks and boats are equipped with pedal propulsion so your hands are free to do anything else. Explore the best fishing spots and enjoy amazing sightseeing in San Diego Bay at the same time. Get a good workout and find serenity among the waves.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
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$29.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.00
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$28.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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GPS Talking GoCar 1HR Tour: Downtown & Gaslamp

GPS Talking GoCar 1HR Tour: Downtown & Gaslamp

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Make your own way around San Diego in a GoCar, a pint-sized vehicle that lets you experience the beauty of the City in Motion and visit places tour buses can't easily go – all at your own pace! With a GPS unit onboard, it's easy to stay on course, helping you see more during your tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.31
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$36.31
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Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charter of San Diego

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Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charter of San Diego

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Set sail from San Diego on your own private sailboat cruise that can accommodate up to 12 people. Depart from the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay and glide out to the Pacific Ocean, passing landmarks like Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, Pacific Beach, La Jolla, and Ocean Beach Pier. Get great views of southern California’s landscape and wildlife, and feel free to bring your own refreshments and music to customize your cruise.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$660.00
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$1,100.00
$440.00 savings
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$660.00
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$1,100.00
$440.00 savings

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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$135.00
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La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour

La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour

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The tour will depart from Old Town and head to Mount Soledad followed by four conveniently located stops where you can disembark and explore in depth. Have the chance to visit historic sites in Old Town, and bring along your beachwear to enjoy the coast. See the natural treasures of this beachy city at Mount Soledad, which offers 360-degree views over San Diego.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.00
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$39.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.56
Price varies by group size
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San Diego Whale Watching Tour

San Diego Whale Watching Tour

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Get up close and personal with California’s majestic Pacific Gray Whales during this 3-hour whale-watching excursion from San Diego. Climb aboard your U.S. Coast Guard-certified vessel, complete with indoor and outdoor seating and a spacious galley, as you search for these beautiful marine mammals as they migrate between the Baja Peninsula and the Bering Strait. With any luck you’ll catch a few sightings of these gentle giants, plus a wide variety of other sea creatures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego

Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego

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Cruise around San Diego bay aboard an authentic 1992 America’s Cup racing yacht and travel at twice the speed of the average sailboat. The Stars and Stripes USA-11 is one of the fastest and best known America’s Cup racing yachts. It was designed and built to be raced in San Diego, and has been restored to pristine condition. Take a turn at the helm and join in grinding the winches to raise and trim the sails.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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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 Escape Room

San Diego Escape Room

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For a little something different in San Diego, grab your family or friends for the Escape Game, a live activity of clues, codes and puzzles that you’ll use to escape from one of two rooms within 60 minutes. Growing in popularity around the world, ‘escape rooms’ allow you to use your wits and have fun while channeling your inner detective to solve a mystery.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$33.34
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go on a whale-watching expedition in San Diego on this 4-hour cruise guided by Birch Aquarium experts. Get the scoop from a guide who studies the migratory patterns of grey whales as you keep a lookout for whales in the water. Board a 2-story yacht that gives you 360-degree views of the ocean. Plus, you're guaranteed to see whales or you get to ride again for free.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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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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$42.00
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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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$90.00
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