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Speed Boat Adventures

1450 Harbor Island Dr, Suite 205, Cabrillo Isle Marina, San Diego, CA 92101-1056
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GOCAR & SPEEDBOAT LAND AND SEA SELF DRIVE ADVENTURE
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Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour. A guided and narrated San Diego Harbor Tour with a twist. You are able to navigate and captain your own speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds – the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide introduce you to the beauty of San Diego Harbor. The witty yet historical narration is done through two-way communication systems mounted in each boat.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“full throttle” (13 reviews)
“tour guide” (35 reviews)
“fun driving” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1450 Harbor Island Dr, Suite 205, Cabrillo Isle Marina, San Diego, CA 92101-1056
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"full throttle"
in 13 reviews
"tour guide"
in 35 reviews
"fun driving"
in 5 reviews
"great fun"
in 24 reviews
"total blast"
in 5 reviews
"sea lions"
in 33 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 20 reviews
"maritime museum"
in 13 reviews
"uss midway"
in 23 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 9 reviews
"navy ships"
in 7 reviews
"great guide"
in 7 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 5 reviews
"the san diego bay"
in 5 reviews
"two hours"
in 5 reviews
"whole family"
in 5 reviews
"instructions"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Had an absolutely amazing time on the boat and the guide was really nice and helpful as well. Once out of the slow zone we were able to go really fast and had the time of our lives. We enjoyed the fact that he showed...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We were in town for 3 days and decided to book the tour for Friday at 11am. The weather was perfect and there wasn't a lot of traffic in the harbor. It's a 2 hour tour with amazing views of sea lions, Coronado bridge, and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was a very fun experience. Got to see lots of very cool things. Our guide Chris was very helpful. Worth it!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I left the kids with grandma and grandpa and we celebrated our anniversary doing the speed boats. It was so much fun! A few tips: bring a small towel because you will get wet and need to wipe your face, and wear...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The trip was great and Nick, our guide is awesome! He definitely took care of the “locals”! Look forward to going again!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time celebrating the end of the school year with our senior class! This was a perfect experience for our teenagers who were more than excited to drive their own boat!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My experience was cut short because my wife was unable to finish the experience. She was apparently more afraid of the water than I initially thought. The people at Speed Boat Adventures were extremely understanding and even gave me a voucher to come back. That...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I think this could be a good time however on a holiday weekend I would not advice. I felt like we were just outrunning large boats.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family of 4 had an excellent evening ride. Our guide, Jason, was very informative, fun and conscious of where we were the entire time. We had a great ride while staying safe at the same time. Took many pics of the navy vessels and...More

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Bryant S
June 5, 2018|
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Response from clboone | Property representative |
You'll love the tour! We offer single boat options as well as doubles. Please be aware that we have a weight limit of 450lbs for each boat.
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yilliam
May 25, 2018|
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Response from clboone | Property representative |
You need to be at least 18 to drive the boat and the tour last 2 hours.
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