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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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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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SO much fun!

This was my first time in a speed boat and felt a little nervous at first but our instructor, John, was very patient, funny and helped us relax into an adrenalin state. I had the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was my first time in a speed boat and felt a little nervous at first but our instructor, John, was very patient, funny and helped us relax into an adrenalin state. I had the best of time out in the San Diego marina with Contiki going full throttle on these boats - shame the time went so quickly (lesson... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Cant beat the price! The views were amazing out on the water! Your own personal boat to drive at your own speed fast or slow, with informative information at your finger tips. I highly recommend this! We booked double boat our little one fit perfectly in the middle! The sea lions and USS Midway we some high points, channeling under... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Did this last year with my wife and had so much fun that I took my 8 year daughter this year on our yearly trip to SD. It was just as fun as the first time I did this. Kelly was our guide and she was very thorough in explaining everything to us. I just wish she smiled once. We,... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We booked 2 two person boats and had a wonderful time touring the harbor and coast line! The kids loved watching the sea lions and we all enjoyed speeding over the waves! We had a great time! Would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

My need for speed has been fulfilled! We took this high speed excursion on a recent trip to SD. Our tour guide, Rob did a great job with our orientation and took them time to find out a little bit about us. He was very knowledgeable about the area we toured. Your speed goes up and down from approximately 5... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Sadly a family holiday experience we had missed. Booked a 3 person boat which we were expected to operate with a 5 minute pre boarding chat. The bay was a bit choppy and we felt completely unsupported and exposed to danger. I suspect the little 2 man boats may have given a different experience but ours was, at points, terrifying.

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Lakewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We just went on our tour with SpeedBoat Adventures. We had a reservation for 9AM but was delayed to 1030-11AM due to the foggy weather. Noone else showed up so we had a private tour, just my husband and I. Our tour guide Kelly was great and we really enjoyed. She knew all about the area and made out trip... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I brought my 14 year old autistic son down from Murrieta to try something different. It was a lot of fun and he loved it! Two people to a boat and it can go pretty fast. I was surprised at how easy driving was. And the tour guide (ours was Kelly) did a great job of explaining everything and making... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was one of our first experiences of our honeymoon road trip through California and also was one of the best of them. We had so much fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Do not miss this opportunity. Great way to see Sea Lions and the bay from a different approach. Great way to get some wind in your hair.

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Additional Information about San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

Address: 1450 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-294-5852
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 59 - 59

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