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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

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.
  • San Diego Seal Tour Shore Excursion aboard an amphibious vehicle
  • Splash down into San Diego Bay
  • Enjoy views of SeaWorld San Diego and Vacation Isle
  • Look for local wildlife such as the California brown pelican, seals and California sea lions
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90-minute narrated tour
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Departure Point

Seaport Village, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
seaport village is a 5 minute walk from the cruise port

Ports

  • seaport village


Departure Time

6/1/2021 - 12/26/2021
Monday - Sunday:10:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
When your cruise ship docks in port, explore San Diego in an amphibious vehicle that drives on both land and water. Make your way to Seaport Village, located at the Embarcadero on Harbor Drive, for the start of your tour. 

Climb aboard the vehicle to meet your guide. Hear about the history of the bay and learn about stories of the early sailors as you travel along the bay's edge. Hear about the military presence in San Diego, which is home to several US Marine and Navy stations, and pass by the San Diego International Airport. 

At San Diego Bay, the amphibious vehicle will enter the water. Look out for California brown pelicans fishing for their next meal and seals and sea lions playing in the surf. Aim your camera at views of SeaWorld and Vacation Island.  Look for seals at Quivira Basin. 

Return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum on the way. 

Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.

Please note: Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego
This 90-minute shore excursion is a fantastic way to see the best of the Bay and San Diego during your limited time in port. On an amphibious vehicle that drives both on land and in water, you’ll depart from Seaport Village, located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors and the history of the bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego, home to several US Navy and US Marine stations. Pass by San Diego International Airport, dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh, just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour. Then, you will splash down into San Diego Bay, where you begin the water portion of the journey. As the seal boat travels through the Bay, keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. A cruise through Mission Bay provides views of SeaWorld, Hospitaltiy Point and Vacation Isle. Quivira Basin is a playground for seals and sea lions, so don’t look away from the water for a second! You will head back and land and return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum and cruise ship terminal along the way. Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions. Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Historic Tours of America - San Diego
This 90-minute shore excursion is a fantastic way to see the best of the Bay and San Diego during your limited time in port. On an amphibious vehicle that drives both on land and in water, you’ll depart from Seaport Village, located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors and the history of the bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego, home to several US Navy and US Marine stations. Pass by San Diego International Airport, dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh, just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour. Then, you will splash down into San Diego Bay, where you begin the water portion of the journey. As the seal boat travels through the Bay, keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. A cruise through Mission Bay provides views of SeaWorld, Hospitaltiy Point and Vacation Isle. Quivira Basin is a playground for seals and sea lions, so don’t look away from the water for a second! You will head back and land and return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum and cruise ship terminal along the way. Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions. Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Point Loma Nazarene College
This 90-minute shore excursion is a fantastic way to see the best of the Bay and San Diego during your limited time in port. On an amphibious vehicle that drives both on land and in water, you’ll depart from Seaport Village, located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors and the history of the bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego, home to several US Navy and US Marine stations. Pass by San Diego International Airport, dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh, just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour. Then, you will splash down into San Diego Bay, where you begin the water portion of the journey. As the seal boat travels through the Bay, keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. A cruise through Mission Bay provides views of SeaWorld, Hospitaltiy Point and Vacation Isle. Quivira Basin is a playground for seals and sea lions, so don’t look away from the water for a second! You will head back and land and return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum and cruise ship terminal along the way. Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions. Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
Pass By:  
Cabrillo Tide Pools
This 90-minute shore excursion is a fantastic way to see the best of the Bay and San Diego during your limited time in port. On an amphibious vehicle that drives both on land and in water, you’ll depart from Seaport Village, located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors and the history of the bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego, home to several US Navy and US Marine stations. Pass by San Diego International Airport, dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh, just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour. Then, you will splash down into San Diego Bay, where you begin the water portion of the journey. As the seal boat travels through the Bay, keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. A cruise through Mission Bay provides views of SeaWorld, Hospitaltiy Point and Vacation Isle. Quivira Basin is a playground for seals and sea lions, so don’t look away from the water for a second! You will head back and land and return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum and cruise ship terminal along the way. Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions. Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Historic Tours Of America

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal 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 Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour.

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We enjoyed the tour. Very nice...
Uziel L
, Aug 2014
We enjoyed the tour. Very nice way to have first introduction to San Diego. The tour was on time, the guide was excellent, we got interesting explanations Recommended especially with children.
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This is soo much fun and quite...
Iravon L
, Aug 2014
This is soo much fun and quite relaxing ! Captain Charlie and his first mate guarantee a good time while also providing tons of information. Even our teen and tween forgot their "cool" attitude and enjoyed it big time !
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It was awesome!!!!! If you're visiting...
Marian Y
, Jul 2014
It was awesome!!!!! If you're visiting San Diego, you must do this tour.
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Comfortable ride Breath taking...
Taranjit S
, Jul 2013
Comfortable ride Breath taking views and Excellent captain/guide on the cruise. Will remember it for long time.
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