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San Diego Seal Tours

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Address: 500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 800-868-7482
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Description: See the best of San Diego by land and sea on the Seals. Aboard the Hydra...
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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A great tour linked to the Trolley tour - cheaper. We got there early to register and got great seats - but they all have wonderful views. Jim and Tracy were good - if the jokes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Bribie Island, Australia

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Bribie Island, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A great tour linked to the Trolley tour - cheaper. We got there early to register and got great seats - but they all have wonderful views. Jim and Tracy were good - if the jokes dated. We saw a lot and enjoyed it all. If you like naval things its ideal. Well worth the money.

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Hemet
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Took the older kids on a seal tour on this crazy maxhine that is half tour bus and half water bus. Must admit I was a bit nervous a out this. But once we hit the water, I had the best time of my life. Some younger kids were on the boat and I really enjoyed listening to their squeels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

GF and I took Amtrak down to SD on the 4th . Took the Seal Tour leaving from downtown. Really entertaining and informative tour. if you area nature lover you will see a ton of sea lions and dolphins on this tour. well worth the money

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was a fun, good value & loved the seals. Got to see a Navy destroyer arrive from sea. We got to see two the the seals have a pushing match. Also got to see & hear about the city & it's history.

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Galt, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We caught our "Seal Tour" at Seaport Village in San Diego. Our amphibious vehicle actually said "Duck" on it because they had borrowed it from Florida. Our tour guide was Jerry, and he was great. We felt the land part of the tour was a tad boring and not terribly informative. We definitely enjoyed the harbor/water part better. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

First off our captain and 1st mate Jerry and George were amazing. George was funny and was very knowledgeable which made it even better. I have lived in San Diego most of my life and I have never been on this tour Shameful I know but I redeemed myself last weekend. It was amazing being out on the water and... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My wife and I like duck tours. The combination of a land sightseeing portion and some time on the water is attractive to us. Having said that, like all hybrids the various parts are a compromise, and you have to understand that. The shore portion is not as comfortable or extensive as a bus tour, and the water portion is... More 

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Parkland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We took a tour with my family of five. Two adults, two teens and a tween. It was ok. Not as informative or fun as other duck tours that we took them on in the past in other cities. It was nice and if not for seeing the sea lions it really would have been a bummer. It was a... More 

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Poway, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We travel a bit both in the North America and abroad. We enjoy guided tours and have had great experiences. David, our Guide, on the Seal Tour out of Sea Port Village was amazing! Our Captain Merten was very skilled as well! We have lived in San Diego area for 35 years and learned so much more history about San... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Saw the 'duck boat' on the street and decided to take a ride. The captain and guide - Rich and Tracy - were fun and knowledgeable. Was a nice way to spend part of the afternoon.

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