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San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

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Address: 1450 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-294-5852
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour. A...
Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour. A guided and narrated San Diego Harbor Tour with a twist. You are able to navigate and captain your own speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds – the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide introduce you to the beauty of San Diego Harbor. The witty yet historical narration is done through two-way communication systems mounted in each boat.
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Wow what a fun day! Being an avid boater/jet skier I honestly thought riding around on these little boats was going to be an average experience. Boy was I wrong. Except for in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wow what a fun day! Being an avid boater/jet skier I honestly thought riding around on these little boats was going to be an average experience. Boy was I wrong. Except for in the slow/no wake zones you are flying around full throttle on these little speed boats. The harbor was choppy the day we went and it was like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It was a great experience. The guide was very helpful and knowlegable. The cool breeze air was awesome. We had a lot of fun and adventure. Must do thing if u're in san diego.

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Carlsbad, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I had done this boating tour a few years ago, and decided to take a cousin, who was visiting me from Michigan. She'd never driven a boat, and loved the experience. Our tour guide was Rob, a very confident and experienced boatman. He explained how to operate the boat, and handle any possible situations we may encounter while riding. We... More 

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Long Beach
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I wanted to take my son out to do something fun for his 13th Birthday. I don't know if it is ever possible for a dad to be "cool" to a teenager, but this is about as close as it comes. He smiled so big, so loud, for so long that I thought his teeth would fall out of his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My friend and I did went out on the speed boats this morning. We had the BEST time. We laughed the whole entire time. There is nothing like zipping around "full throttle" in the beautiful San Diego bay, and our tour guide looked like Paul Walker, that was a plus! It's a must do and the groupon makes it so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I live in San Diego ...Lots of fun things to do...But this is one of the most fun things I have ever done anywhere......they take you on a tour of the bay,...but also give you time to go fast.....Everyybody that works here is very nice and friendly.

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New Hampshire
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was definitely one of our favorite activities while in San Diego. It is an hour and a half self drive around the harbor with tour guide leading the way. The tour guide was fantastic and had lots of interesting facts along the way. Price was good, definitely recommend.

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La Jolla, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had a a blast with San Diego Speed Boat Adventures. From start to finish, the process was smooth, friendly and efficient. Our registration was quick, followed by a thorough but not boring safety orientation. From there, we boarded 2-person speed boats and off we went. We toured all parts of the San Diego Harbor, including the harbor seal dock,... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I used groupon for this...so worthy for the price I paid..! Im novice and had a great experience. Only issue is everybody including guide rides fast and you have to catch up with them..so in the process you ride fast and if a ship passby while you ride fast..things get scary because of lot of waves in water..... my advice... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Recently, I treated my just-turned-40-year-old daughter to a speed boat adventure on San Diego Bay. I had done this once before, several years ago, and when my daughter said she wanted to spend an "adventuresome day" in San Diego, the speed boat adventure came to mind. From a marina on Harbor Island, you get to drive your own two-seat 30-hp... More 

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