View Attractions Related to: *San Diego Tours & Sightseeing*by TourGuideTim
San Diego tours introduce visitors to the amazing beauty of the area. Some tours of San Diego explore the beautiful harbor of San Diego with its magnificent views of the downtown San Diego skyline while other San Diego tours take visitors to beautiful places popular with the rich and famous such as Coronado, La Jolla, and Torrey Pines. There are also tours that take visitors from San Diego into Baja, Mexico.
Continue reading for a brief summary of the more popular tours that have a great reputation among tourists and locals.
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Location: Downtown San Diego, La Jolla, Torrey Pines
Tour Schedule: Starts at 12PM most days except Sundays
Departs: Santa Fe Train Depot in Downtown San Diego, which serves AMTRAK, regional Coaster train, and city Trolley service. It is located two blocks from the Visitor Information Center, Cruise Ship Terminal, and Harbor Attractions.
Features: Half-Day, Expert-Guided Tour from San Diego to La Jolla and Torrey Pines. Amazing views; Fascinating Trivia; Includes free time.
***Gray Line Tours in San Diego ended operations on 4/30/2012***
Location: Hotels throughout the San Diego Metro area.
Tour Schedule: Most Tours Start at 8:30AM Daily; Hotel Pickup Starts Earlier
Cost: Starts at $30 for Adults ($17 and up for Children 3-11)
Features: Half Day and Full Day Tours; Complimentary Tour Pick-Up from 250 Hotels; San Diego City Tours; Mexico Tours; Transportation and Tickets for SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, LEGOLAND, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Hollywood.
Location: Downtown San Diego, Old Town, Balboa Park, Coronado
Tour Schedule: 9AM – 5PM or Later (Tours extend up to 7PM during Summer); No Tours on Thanksgiving or Christmas
Cost: $34 ($17 for Children)
Features: 32 Mile Tour Route with 11 Pick-up and Drop-off Points; Narrated Sightseeing Tour; Amphibious Rides
Location: Downtown San Diego (North Embarcadero)
Harbor Tours Start: 10AM – 4:15PM (5:30 PM during Summer).
Cost: $20+ ($10+ for Kids ages 4-12 and $18+ for Seniors 55 and over)
Features: Take a cruise on San Diego Harbor, the most beautiful harbor in America. Enjoy breathtaking views of the downtown San Diego Skyline while passing by Yachts, Sailboats, Naval Warships, and Seals. Whale-watching, Brunch and Dinner Cruises, and Yacht Charters also available.
Locations: Gaslamp Quarter and Old Town
Tour Schedule: 2.5 hour tours for Lunch & Dinner, Wednesdays through Saturdays
Cost: $45, includes food tastings
Features: Themed Walking Tours combining local Food and History
A Segway is a personal transport vehicle. As long as you can stand comfortably, your motorized Segway will take you around town at about 6 – 9 mph. You can take a guided tour on Segways around San Diego or rent them for your own use. Listed below are the local Segway companies and the tours they offer.
Location: Hotels in the San Diego Metro area
Tour Schedule: Tours Start at 8:30AM Daily
Cost: Starts at $30 for Adults ($15 and up for Children)
Features: Half Day and Full Day Tours; Complimentary Tour Pick-Up from Hotels; City Tours, Tijuana Tours
Location: Downtown San Diego, Old Town, Coronado
Tour Schedule: Evenings Year-Round
Cost: $10 for Walking Tours up to $50 for Limo Tours
Features: San Diego Attractions have been featured on the Travel Channel’s Top 10 list of Most Haunted Places In America.
Location: Downtown San Diego
Schedule: Summers at 11:30AM and 5:30PM; Public and Private Charters
Cost: $40 – $100 for Adults (Discounts for Kids)
Features: Sail on an America’s Cup Yacht in the Beautiful San Diego Bay.
Location: Harbor Island (2 Miles West of Downtown San Diego)
Schedule: Year-Round Chartered Tours
Cost: $65 – $75 for Adults ($50 – $60 for Kids)
Features: Naval Tour of San Diego Bay; Wildlife Tours to see Dolphins, Whales, and Mexico’s Coronado Islands; Custom Tours