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San Diego Seal Tours

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Address: 500-899 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 800-868-7482
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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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Johnny and Todd were terrific!

Eleven of us went on the Seal Tour yesterday for my mom's 87th birthday. Honestly, she was more excited about it than the rest of us (thought it would be kind of goofy and too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
nancyrdunlap
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Murrieta, California

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eleven of us went on the Seal Tour yesterday for my mom's 87th birthday. Honestly, she was more excited about it than the rest of us (thought it would be kind of goofy and too touristy), but we all ended up having a great time! I went online to purchase tickets and was led to the Hometown Pass which meant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This tour is overpriced for what you get. There is the "cool" factor of the bus turning into a boat, but you don't get to really do all that much on this tour. However, the staff helped to make up for that. Our first mate was Jack and he was so high energy, friendly, and funny that he made the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Seal Tour was a lot of fun as it went through the city and then spent a good amount of time out on the water. The view of San Diego was much different from the water. The tour operator was knowledgeable and fun. If going on a weekend, arrive early to get a reservation otherwise you can get on... More 

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Goose Bay, Labrador Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend...Captain Todd and 1st Mate Jack were amazing hosts. It was a great experience of riding on the streets of San Diego and then going into the Bay for a close up tour, including Sea Lions!! A must do... Priced very economical.

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Norco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time.. Captain Dave and Tomi were awesome. We got to see things that we didn't even know were there.. It is so cool going from land to sea...

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Santa Clarita, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say that taking the Seal tour was a fun diversion and I enjoyed the experience of driving right into the water with the amphibious tour bus, but I was not blown away by it. Our tour guide was peppy and shared different facts about many of the things we were seeing, but the tour was somewhat lack-luster... More 

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chandler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this tour! Our captain T O Murphy and First mate Tom were great. Tom is full of so much knowledge and has an interesting way of presenting all the information. The tour is 90 minutes long and takes you thru part of the city and then in to the harbor. It does get a little chilly on the... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this, especially when they offered a shawl as cold out on water! The information we received was so good and the tour guide was very informative and helpful.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went on the seal tour around the last week of May. We had great weather, the views were phenomenal, and we saw a lot of seals and sea lions. The captain and his assistant were both very informative about the sights that we drove by on land and on the water. However, about 30 minutes before... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful way to see the city and enjoy the bay. Our driver and tour guide were amazing. They were very knowledgeable and we loved the songs and different hats he wore as he guided us through the city. Very funny!

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