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“Even on a rare rainy San Diego day, tour was great!”

Coastal San Diego Tours to La Jolla & Torrey Pines with TourGuideTim
Ranked #66 of 279 Tours in San Diego
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Owner description: Half-Day, Expert-Guided Tour from San Diego to La Jolla and Torrey Pines. Amazing Scenery. Fascinating History. Includes driver & guide for a better experience. Join our optional walking tours or take free time to explore on your own. See 360-degree views from one of the highest hilltops along the Southern California coast, multi-million dollar mansions, sea lions, seals, pelicans, cormorants, paragliders flying off ocean cliffs, and the Torrey Pines Golf Course, home to the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Opens. Learn about the history of pioneering women, famous residents, aviation, geology, architecture, military, interesting trees and more.
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

TourGuide Tim may be the best tour guide I have ever had the pleasure of booking for a tour. Even though it was a rare rainy day in San Diego, he continued to check the weather on his phone and adjust our itinerary to suit the rain patterns.
He is knowledgeable, personable, and very easy to understand. We saw wildlife, gorgeous scenery of the northern areas of San Diego, and historical sites. This was his coastal tour.

Thank Nina_Cuckoo
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

We were going to be in town for a short time with a conference and wanted to see several different sites. We determined that the best way was to take a tour that incorporated a lot of those sites. After reading several reviews, we determined that the ones with TourGuide Tim sounded the best. We took the transit to the Santa Fe Depot. I just want to emphasize that Tim will meet you OUTSIDE the depot. We went inside and got some misinformation from some tour company unrelated to Tim and almost left thinking it was cancelled. The bus was very high end--leather seats and comfortable. The driver was very nice. Tim talked on the microphone all of the way and gave us LOTS of history about San Diego and all of the sites. We had ample time at all of the sites to look around. My friend and I decided to skip the lunch/shopping in LaJolla and do the walking tour on our own. Tim told us where and when to meet them to board the bus. He was very flexible. The sites were all phenomenal--the views from Mount Solidad and the Toreey Pines Gliderport were breathtaking. The beaches of LaJolla were just as magnificent with the cliffs, rocks, and seals. This was a wonderful tour and would highly recommend it to anyone visiting San Diego. Tim is enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable, and flexible.

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Tour Guide Tim did a great job of showing us around San Diego. We were only in town for the day, but got a great sense of what the town has to offer from its historical beginnings to current day improvements and beyond. The bus was one of the most-comfortable I've been on and both Tim and the driver were more than accommodating and friendly. There was a golf tournament at Torrey Pines, so we had to skip that part of the tour, but they did a fine job of notifying us of this change in plans and adjusted accordingly.

I'd highly recommend this tour (and Tour Guide Tim) for those looking to get a great overview of San Diego for a good price.

Thank bradsukala
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

In November 2013, we had a three day stop in San Diego before starting our San Diego to Lima, Peru cruise. Having never been to San Diego we were looking for a good, orientation city tour. Victor was our tour guide for this half day. My husband and I cannot say enough good things about our experience with Victor and his company in general. Arrangements had been made before hand via the Internet. Being golfers we liked the idea of visiting Torrey Pines and taking in the coastal sites. Lots to see: Santa Fe railroad station, a great golf course, La Jolla village, glider park, not to mention the abundant wildlife, sea lions, brown seals and cormorants. Lunched at a great little restaurant in La Jolla. Victor is a wealth of information, a true asset to his company. A perfect experience on a warm, sunny day in San Diego. We'll be back.

Thank Mary D
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

I travel frequently, and have been on several city tours, but without a doubt this is the best touring experience I have ever had. Tim, Victor and Dennis were excellent. From the booking till the drop off, I had a phenomenal experience. The depth of knowledge of the history and culture and professionalism was remarkable. The great weather and people were an added plus. If you have to do only one tour in San Diego, look no further. A big thank you to Tim, Victor and Dennis for making my trip an unforgettable one. i will surely be back.

Thank itee5
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