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San Diego Seal Tours

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Address: 500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
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+1 800-868-7482
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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See the best of San Diego by land and sea on the Seals. Aboard the Hydra...

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.

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Fantastic Saturday Outing

While visiting my son and his family in San Diego, we pre-booked this tour. Although it was a cool day in San Diego, the tour guide provided comfort and comedic hisotrical... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Janet D
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Laurel, Maryland

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Laurel, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While visiting my son and his family in San Diego, we pre-booked this tour. Although it was a cool day in San Diego, the tour guide provided comfort and comedic hisotrical entertainment to our experience of the land tour and the waterway tour. Fun was had by all! Saw the pelicans and the seals!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Played tourist with my 10 year of niece and found something "new" for her annual visits. This is a really cool tour - a larger version of the Duck Tours where the bus actually drives into water and goes into bay to see a bunch of sunning seals. It's a relaxing hour or so in the bay and price was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 7 year old son and I took this tour while my husband was in meetings because my 7 year old saw the Seal driving around and wanted to ride on it. I didn't expect much from this, but I was blown away. This was totally worth every penny. It was my favorite activity of our jammed packed 5 days... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time. The guide was both knowledgeable and entertaining. The ride along the roads and then straight into the water was a great experience. Very highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. It was excellently hosted by Ross and our wonderful driver was Liz. Our children aged 11, 13 and 14 also had a great time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour with Jerry was wonderful - he was friendly and knowledgeable about everything we saw in the harbor, particularly all of the naval activities. He also had a lot of history of the area and knowledge of the customs of the area. It was a beautiful day, albeit a little chilly once we got going, so the blankets offered... More 

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Gilmer, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Want to have a couple of hours of fun and relaxation? Take this tour. You'll start out on land seeing some interesting sights of the beautiful San Diego City with some very entertaining hosts to keep you informed on what your looking at. Then you'll enter San Diego Bay where you'll hear about the history of the area. You'll get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a Seal Tour that left from Sea Port Village and toured through a bit of the city and the exciting part was driving right into the water! The water party of the excursion was great and the captain and assistant shared lots of cool facts about San Diego. This is a worth while tour!!!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bus that turns into a boat tomi was our tour guide and she talked to us about San Diego and all it had around us she was super sweet handed out blankets and offered to take pictures for everyone (for free)! You go into the water for about an hour and go to see the sea lions I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This was the first activity we did when we arrived in San Diego. It was okay, not great. The staff were friendly, but their schtick was well-rehearsed. The "tour" of the city was unremarkable. Once we got out onto the water, we had nice views of the city, but the seal lion viewing was mediocre. Sure, we saw some -... More 

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