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San Diego Seal Tours

500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
800-868-7482
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$39*
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Ranked #29 of 327 Activities in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: See the best of San Diego by land and sea on the Seals. Aboard the...
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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.
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Huntington Beach
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were a group of 18 Breast Cancer Survivors arriving in San Diego on a cruise ship. Some of our ladies were unable to walk to the pickup point, so Erica (from the office) arranged for a special pickup at the cruise terminal. The tour was special. Our guides were excellent. Driving into the bay in a bus made our... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a fun tour especially if you are a good size group. Our guide was knowledgable and entertaining.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

This tour is at a reasonable price and you can see all parts of San Diego! It definitely was a refreshing experience! The tour guides are really helpful and I love that you can get on and off the trolley anytime you want till 5 pm you have to get back to your original location your boarded the trolley! Totally... More 

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San Diego, California
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173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Walked by and decided to give it try and was not disappointed. The bus/boat was a great tour. Our tour guide (David) was very educated and very, very well spoken (and an Army vet). We saw things that I would not know about San Diego and the surrounding area if we wouldn't have gone. The water portion was fun! We... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Fun brief trip to the water and other parts of town that you may want to get back to after the tour. Interesting info about the Navy

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

If you like seals it's a must tour to go on. The tour will take you out into the bay to view the seals in the bay plus sleeping on a pier. The one thing I loved about this tour,you are near a Navy base and every now and then a F14 or a Black Hawk will take off..

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had some free time before we headed to the airport so we went on the seal tour. We were pleasantly surprised - we enjoyed ourselves and learned a lot about San Diego. Jerry our guide knew not only history but had plenty of stories to share. We saw quite a bit in a short period of time and even... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great way to get out on the water and learn more about the REAL heart of San Diego - the Bay and the Navy that thrives there. The Sea Lions were fun (if lazy ) and the tour was informative and pleasant. It's a lazy pace out and back and worth adding in if you have the time. Take a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic way to pass 90 mins and find out more about San Diego. The guide was very knowledgable and seeing the wild Sealions and Pelicans was a real bonus.

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We took this tour with my parents and our two children. We're pretty familiar with San Diego, having family that lives down there, but we learned a lot on this tour. All six of us, from age 8 to 62, enjoyed it immensely.

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