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San Diego Seal Tours

500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
800-868-7482
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Ranked #26 of 236 activities in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: See the best of San Diego by land and sea on the Seals. Aboard the Hydra Terra’s, you will discover the birthplace of California and its rich history... more » Owner description: See the best of San Diego by land and sea on the Seals. Aboard the Hydra Terra’s, you will discover the birthplace of California and its rich history before splashing into San Diego Harbor for a totally different perspective of America’s Finest City. Get a close up view of North Island Naval Air Station, Aircraft Carrier Row and the beautiful downtown skyline. Along the way you might run into some locals as well, California sea lions. « less
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Twickenham,United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

A brilliant tour on land & sea through San Diego. Captain Charlie & First Mate Tracey were great guides. Throughout the hour & a half tour we were treated to lots of information about the city, past & present & also lots of facts about the Naval presence in the city. The only downside was the little kid fidgeting in... More

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Westminster,MD
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Did we see seals? Yes. Did we learn some of the history of San Diego? Yes. Did we see that diner from Top Gun? Yes. Was it cheesy? Yes, but that's part of the experience. You are riding in a boat through downtown San Diego, of course its cheesy and touristy but who cares. It was a nice ride through... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Great little 90 min tour of the Bay, the boat part wasn't that bad didn't get that rocking motion you might get with a normal boat. Which I was worried about (husband gets a little motion sickness).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I took a trip to San Diego to do some serious head clearing. I love that City; I boarded the vessel and Frank was our tour guide and he was so adorable. He changed the music, his outfit (hats etc) and had pictures to support what he was talking about. Captain Wheels didn't say much but I suppose his job... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our guide and Captain provided an excellent tour and and up close view of sealions. We had a great adventure and can not wait to take this adventure again. It's a 10. Stunning!!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This was a really fun tour even though we are from the area. Always learn something new even if you are a local!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was reluctant to do this kind of trip, but I'm glad I did. We learned a lot about San Diego that we would not have, otherwise. More importantly, we got a quick and easy view of most of the city highlights. I was very impressed with the knowledge and the entertainment provided by all of the different drivers. We... More

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Puyallup, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The crew was very nice! However, the tour took 2 hours and most of this was floating on the water, to their credit got to see Sea Lions and learn some history. It is a good way to get your bearings from a water point of view. I felt it was a little boring for teens, and long. I would... More

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TrolleyToursSanDiego, General Manager at San Diego Seal Tours, responded to this review

I am sorry your tour with us did not meet your expectations. We do have a 100% money back guarantee on all of our tours and attractions which you can access from the customer service area of our website. More

Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I took my daughter (14 yearls old) because we were looking for some time alone (while the boys went the the Padres game). Our tour guides where Kentucky & Captain Murphy, they were wonderful! The 30 minute land tour was nice because it gave us some idea of the general area. The best was the water portion, Kentucky took pictures... More

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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very safe for the whole family, staff very friendly and knowledgeable. The views around the bay were awesome. We got so close to the seals and they gave us lots of photo opportunities.

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