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San Diego Seal Tours

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500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
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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 City. Get a close up view of North Island Naval Air Station, Aircraft Carrier Row and the beautiful downtown skyline. Along the way you might run into some locals as well, California sea lions.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea lions” (146 reviews)
“great tour” (57 reviews)
“seaport village” (60 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Downtown
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"sea lions"
in 146 reviews
"great tour"
in 57 reviews
"seaport village"
in 60 reviews
"water portion"
in 14 reviews
"amphibious vehicle"
in 14 reviews
"duck tour"
in 13 reviews
"land and sea tour"
in 8 reviews
"bus boat"
in 7 reviews
"provide blankets"
in 7 reviews
"minute tour"
in 21 reviews
"navy training"
in 10 reviews
"shelter island"
in 24 reviews
"tour takes"
in 7 reviews
"fun trip"
in 8 reviews
"points of interest"
in 8 reviews
"great information"
in 7 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

2 girlfriends and I took a 4 day girls trip down to San Diego this weekend..3 women and 6 little girls ages 8-12! We did the 10:30 Seal tour Friday, July 13th, with Hal and Johnny and we had a blast!! We booked the Seal...More

Thank tinymissacresmom13
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour was fun and informative. The tour guid was humorous and knowledgeable. The driver drove the boat/bus with ease. It was a smooth and comfortable ride.

Thank tanvir c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting tour of downtown SD and the mission Bay Area. The "Duck" is open air so it can get cold, but they have blankets. Leaves from the Embarcadero area and is about a 90 minute tour by road and water . You probably will get...More

Thank Bear H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun and interesting trip. We got to see sea lions and a seal. You see lots of the city and Mission Bay.

Thank JB1959Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to San Diego many times and I'm sad we never knew about this until now! It was such a great experience for our family (with small kids). They loved going on the water the most and seeing the sea lions! I highly...More

2  Thank JennM0417
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife booked a tour because we wanted to try something new. Our excursion time had less visitors than some others which we thought was a plus. (It allowed us to freely move from side-by-side during the water portion). The captain and first mate did a...More

Thank James A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to tour San Diego and we wanted to take a harbor cruise; the San Diego Seal Tours was a perfect combination. We took a driving tour of the city and then a boat cruise around the bay. Captain Danielle and First Mate Sheri...More

Thank Pasoporaqui
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family enjoyed the tour. The length of the tour was just perfect. A good portion of the tour was on water which made the tour pretty special for my parents and kids.

Thank cptjobfernandez
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On this 90 minute tour we spent roughly half the time on land and half the time on the water. I would have preferred to have seen a bit more of the city on the roads and there was very little in the way of...More

1  Thank IainEC
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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I was sorry to read that your tour with us did not meet your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We do have a 100% Satisfaction guarantee that you will find on the customer service page of our website.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The overwhelming good reviews on TripAdvisor made us go for it. In the end, my wife & I found it was a drag and waste of money. First off, the 90 minute tour spends 1 hour in traffic ( which I understand management can do...More

1  Thank Atulkap
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tahiti357
May 12, 2018|
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Response from cookieladyBayArea | Reviewed this property |
All great
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geeorgedonahue1445
July 15, 2017|
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Response from gretchen f |
Is the Seal Tour accessible for wheelchair
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geeorgedonahue1445
July 15, 2017|
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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.
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