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San Diego Seal Tours

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea lions”(151 reviews)
“seaport village”(62 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 800-868-7482
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Steve and 1st Mate Woody were outstanding. The family had a great time on the tour. Highly recommend taking it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time as a family during this Tour. Really loved the guide, sharing nice stories and funny words.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tunui
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Great tour. The captain and guide were excellent. A lot of good and interesting information was shared. It was a little bit cold given the odd weather last week but blankets were available .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LuckiestManonEarth
Reviewed November 12, 2018

great experience loved every Minute of it along with our out of town visiters will be looking foward to the next time to ride the Splash

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MartyS464
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great tour I decided to do this on my own while waiting on my wife who was at a conference nearby. I’m glad I did, it was great fun, the tour guide was a hoot, I can’t remember his name but he was an older...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BriBriUK
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Enjoyed the trip, the information and especially the water portion of the ride. So unique! Tour guide was entertaining and made it fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I went on this tour on my 2nd day of my holiday and really did enjoy the tour . It felt very short but 90 mins do go past quick when your having so much fun . The only draw back is on the day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keifer l
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Hal and Diego were great as captain and narrator. Plenty of marine mammals/birds during the water portion and very informative land part. We had a drone flying all around us and unfortunately for it, it is now resting on the bottom of the bay as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bootsandsneakers
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

An enjoyable 90 minute trip from Seaport village to Mission Bay park. Saw some sea lions and learned more about the history of San Diego.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katherine E
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I went on the SEAL tour and we loved it. Gorgeous scenery and a thrill to be on an open air bus that becomes a boat when it enters Mission Bay. Our Captain and the First Mate were friendly and knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank R5197KCcarolb
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May 12, 2018|
Response from cookieladyBayArea | Reviewed this property |
All great
July 15, 2017|
Response from gretchen f |
Is the Seal Tour accessible for wheelchair
July 15, 2017|
Response from dairyberrys | Reviewed this property |
Yes actually their vehicle/boat is wheelchair accessible, they provide a lift and allow you to board first. You will enjoy it, all the staff was very friendly we had Tracy as our guide.