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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour provided by San Diego SEAL Tours

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour
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About
While you’re in port in San Diego, explore the city by both land and sea on the San Diego Seal Tour – the Southern California version of the duck tour. On an amphibious vehicle that travels on land and in water, you’ll spend this independent shore excursion driving along the waterfront and splashing into San Diego Bay. It’s a fun-filled adventure for the whole family.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • When your cruise ship docks in port, explore San Diego in an amphibious vehicle that drives on both land and water. Make your way to Seaport Village, located at the Embarcadero on Harbor Drive, for the start of your tour.  Climb aboard the vehicle to meet your guide. Hear about the history of the bay and learn about stories of the early sailors as you travel along the bay's edge. Hear about the military presence in San Diego, which is home to several US Marine and Navy stations, and pass by the San Diego International Airport.  At San Diego Bay, the amphibious vehicle will enter the water. Look out for California brown pelicans fishing for their next meal and seals and sea lions playing in the surf. Aim your camera at views of SeaWorld and Vacation Island.  Look for seals at Quivira Basin.  Return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum on the way.  Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy. Please note: Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • When your cruise ship docks in port, explore San Diego in an amphibious vehicle that drives on both land and water. Make your way to Seaport Village, located at the Embarcadero on Harbor Drive, for the start of your tour.  Climb aboard the vehicle to meet your guide. Hear about the history of the bay and learn about stories of the early sailors as you travel along the bay's edge. Hear about the military presence in San Diego, which is home to several US Marine and Navy stations, and pass by the San Diego International Airport.  At San Diego Bay, the amphibious vehicle will enter the water. Look out for California brown pelicans fishing for their next meal and seals and sea lions playing in the surf. Aim your camera at views of SeaWorld and Vacation Island.  Look for seals at Quivira Basin.  Return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum on the way.  Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy. Please note: Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5046PRTSANSEA
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • 90-minute narrated tour
  • All taxes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town Trolley Tours San Diego
Duration
1h 30m
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Seaport village is a 10 minute walk from the cruise port. 825 Kettner Blvd. next to the Bay Company retail store. Check in 30 minutes required prior to tour time.
  • 825 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Seaport Village is a 10 minute walk from the cruise port. 825 W. Harbor Blvd. next to the Bay Company retail store in Seaport Village. Check in 30 minutes required prior to tour time.
  • Ports:
  • Seaport Village Parking, 825a Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Additional information
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Inclusions
  • 90-minute narrated tour
  • All taxes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town Trolley Tours San Diego
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Seaport village is a 10 minute walk from the cruise port. 825 Kettner Blvd. next to the Bay Company retail store. Check in 30 minutes required prior to tour time.
  • 825 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Seaport Village is a 10 minute walk from the cruise port. 825 W. Harbor Blvd. next to the Bay Company retail store in Seaport Village. Check in 30 minutes required prior to tour time.
  • Ports:
  • Seaport Village Parking, 825a Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    825 W Harbor Dr
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Old Town Trolley Tours San Diego
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
    This 90-minute shore excursion is a fantastic way to see the best of the Bay and San Diego during your limited time in port. On an amphibious vehicle that drives both on land and in water, you’ll depart from Seaport Village, located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful bay by land, you will hear stories of early sailors and the history of the bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego, home to several US Navy and US Marine stations. Pass by San Diego International Airport, dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh, just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour. Then, you will splash down into San Diego Bay, where you begin the water portion of the journey. As the seal boat travels through the Bay, keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. A cruise through Mission Bay provides views of SeaWorld, Hospitaltiy Point and Vacation Isle. Quivira Basin is a playground for seals and sea lions, so don’t look away from the water for a second! You will head back and land and return to your starting point via Harbor Drive, passing the Maritime Museum and cruise ship terminal along the way. Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions. Please note: This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in San Diego port. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
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    Point Loma Nazarene College
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Matt A
7 contributions
Great experience
The experience was excellent. Our captain Fozii and first mate Mermaid were very energetic, and they really enhanced the experience. They were providing us with a lot of great information and knowledge, and we had the amazing luck that a aircraft carrier was disembarking port as we were in the water, So we got a close-up view and it was amazing.
Written November 1, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Caroline S
1 contribution
Fun but tight seating
Jul 2021 • Family
The tour itself was great! The guide was very fun and knowledgeable. He even gave us tips on other activities to try. The only downside was the seating space. The seats were so close together my knees were digging into the seat in front of me.
Written July 23, 2021
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Lindzy W
2 contributions
Lots of fun!
Mar 2021 • Couples
We loved Bret the first mate! He was so funny and sweet. Loved going out into the Bay and seeing the seals.
Written March 14, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your day with us. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us.
Written March 16, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Leslie T
5 contributions
I had the best time ever!!!
Sep 2020
The SEAL tour was amazing and so much fun!!! I add Captain Steve and Scottie as our tour guides! They both were amazing!! Try to end on their tour lol. Scottie was so nice and he took the pictures of me and my honey. He also had an awesome history about San Diego and the water life and the military. He was great and funny and this company is lucky to have both of them. Captain Steve was very safe driving such a crazy look vehicle/boat lol. He took care of the passengers and I will speak for everyone that we felt safe!
Written September 16, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
We are fortunate to have a great team of people who love serving our guests. We will be sure to share you comments with the entire team.
Written September 23, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Lynne J
Southampton, UK27 contributions
Great fun
We decided to join the Seal Tour because it was such a hot day & we knew part of the trip was at sea. We had already been on the Trolley tour but the Seal tour promised to show us different areas.

We thoroughly enjoyed the trip. The commentary was informative & fun. Seeing the seals & sea lions was absolutely amazing. Great photo opportunities.

We had a great time.
Written November 14, 2019
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JULANNA L
Fort Worth, TX13 contributions
Great time!
Jun 2018
The SEAL tour was amazing! You can't beat the San Diego weather. Starting off riding through the city as a bus and then transitioning into a boat was super cool. The tour guides were knowledgeable and funny. Worth the money!
Written July 3, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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By: San Diego SEAL Tours
SharonALovesGreece
SharonALovesGreece
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Enjoyed the Seal Tour . Capt Fozii & Brett were great. They were fun & you can tell they loved their job! Do it!
Capt Fozii & Bret were fun. Great trip. Good information. Take the trip! They made sure we enjoyed our trip. Took t
S9645VWmaryk
S9645VWmaryk
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Great tour of marina
This was fun and informative. Easy to get tickets online and pick up/drop off is in heart of Seaport Village. We sa
IndustrialBubba
IndustrialBubba
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A Unique Tour
This is the first time I have ridden straight from the city streets into the water. The tour guides were excellen
L4742EIsharonm
L4742EIsharonm
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Wonderful
Had an amazing tour experience.... thank you captain Fozii and lieutenant Dan for such a wonderful san diego memory
mattaA4931VV
mattaA4931VV
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Great experience
The experience was excellent. Our captain Fozii and first mate Mermaid were very energetic, and they really enhanc
larrylaurie
larrylaurie
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Should have books a harbor tour
Unfortunately this was not the tour we expected. Only about 15 minutes on land to get to the water then we just fl
201samaras
201samaras
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Fun on land and water!!!
We had a great time on this tour! The kids loved it the bus went into water. Our tour was lucky enough to see a po
Leslie V
Leslie V
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Very Pleasant Ride
The trip was very well run and narrated. We all had a great view of the sites and especially the seals.
lindac76
lindac76
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Very Fun Amphibious Tour of San Diego Bay!
Our Captain was Fozii and our First Mate was Bret. What a great team! Both were very entertaining, but Bret was abs
2323RQ
2323RQ
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Very fun tour to do for all.
Took my nephew's for their first time they we're amazed how the bus boat went into water and the seals.
KylesVacations
KylesVacations
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Nothing But Fun
I had funs and the staff was nice. I went on my Birthday week and they sung happy birthday. The ride was very inter
Relax332354
Relax332354
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Seal tour was fantastic!
This is a must if you are visiting San Diego. We were able to experience the city in a whole new way.
dawn0411
dawn0411
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Fun and Informative
A great experience and wonderful way to learn the history of the San Diego Harbor. It was a delightful 90 minutes.
KylesVacations
KylesVacations
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Magical and Informative
I had fun. The staff was great. The driver Skipper was great. The vehicle / boat was spacious and safe. The tour
Anna V
Anna V
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So relaxing and informative
If you’re at Seaport Village make sure you get tickets for the seal tours it is 90 minutes of fun! You ride down th
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