Old Town Trolley Tours & Amphibious Boat Adventures


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

old-town-trolley-tourOld Town Trolley Tour Highlights: The Old Town Trolley is a trolley on wheels. It is the most popular day-tour option taking visitors to four areas of attractions in and around Downtown San Diego.

Day Tours – Take a seat and enjoy a 2 hour (32 mile) sightseeing ride through Downtown San Diego, Balboa Park, Old Town, and Coronado. The tour is fully narrated by the Trolley Conductors, who are better known as ‘Cast Members’. You can get off at any of 10 stops along the way to explore the San Diego attractions and then hop back on to complete the tour. Buses generally run every half hour. View a map and description of stop locations.

Seal Tours – Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure when touring the Downtown San Diego harborfront and San Diego Bay on an amphibious vehicle. This 1.5 hour tour takes you along beautiful Harbor Drive and then into San Diego Bay for a view of sea life, naval ships, and the city skyline. (Note: Seal Tours are not offered Monday through Thursday from November to March.)

Information on Taking Tours with Old Town Trolley

Tour Tickets: (Costs are Approximate)

  • Adult tickets are $34 while tickets for kids ages 4 – 12 are $17.
  • Two-day tickets or combination tickets for both Day Tours and Seal Tours can also be purchased for a discount.
  • Online purchases include a small discount from the regular fares noted above.
  • Tickets can also be purchased at the four tour stops noted on their tickets page.

amphibious-tourDirections – Directions will vary depending on where you want to start your Old Town Trolley Tour. The Old Town Trolley web site provides a map and information for their location in Old Town, which offers parking.

Transit – The San Diego Trolley serves Downtown San Diego and Old Town. You can take buses to reach the Old Town Trolley locations in Balboa Park and Coronado. (See San Diego Transit Information for a trolley map, bus schedules and information for the online Transit Planner.)

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