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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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We laughed the whole time

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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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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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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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

gave us enough room to drive a little crazy on our own while being guided on a slow tour, if a few slow people, then everyone slow...but still, enjoyed the guide and the tour and the day.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This was an absolute blast! My wife and I loved this tour. Seeing the seals and driving around the waterfront is fun, but blasting around the bay at full speed is almost too cool to describe.

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Seahouses, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Myself and my 5 year old daughter had a great time on this trip around San Diego bay. As soon as we got out of the no wake zone and got up to full speed she never stopped smiling and cheering. Zak was a great guide and explained everything really well. Highly recommended.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Fun times being the captain of your own boat ! It was fun seeing downtown bay area from water angle while learning a ton of history. Our tour ended up being 2 hours instead of 1 1/2 which was a great bonus ! Inches away from a lot of sunbathing sea lions and naval ships was pretty cool. A tour... More 

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