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Full-day city and beach tour of San Diego
Excursions & day trips

Full-day city and beach tour of San Diego

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Do this because
  • Explore the beauty and nature of Balboa Park
  • Walk around the birthplace of California
  • Enjoy the cool ocean breeze and marvel at the historic Hotel Del Coronado
  • Visit the seals in the beautiful La Jolla
  • Take a ride on the Big Dipper rollercoaster in Mission Beach
What to expect

Experience the ultimate exploration of America's Finest City and its stunning beaches. Led by your engaging and knowledgeable tour guides, this 7-hour adventure encompasses a 3-hour scenic drive coupled with 4 hours of immersion at diverse locales. Witness the entirety of San Diego within a single day.

Embarking from the Santa Fe Depot, the journey unfolds first at the historic Gaslamp District before culminating in Little Italy. Then along the Embarcadero, you go by the Star of India, USS Midway, Seaport Village, Convention Center and Petco Park, leading you to the vibrant Chicano Park. Crossing the Coronado Bridge, your first 45-minute halt brings you to the historic Hotel Del Coronado built in 1888. Another 45-minute break ensues at the enchanting Balboa Park, the site of the 1915 Panama California Exposition. Then a 45-minute interlude transpires at Old Town, the birthplace of California.

Venturing along the 5 freeway, a 45-minute respite at La Jolla Cove lets you savour the refreshing ocean breeze and visit the Sea Lions. The route encompasses the picturesque Pacific Beach and Crystal Pier. Mission Beach beckons for a 45-minute stay to enjoy the Boardwalk, Belmont Park and the Pacific Ocean. Also Mission Bay Park. The return path leads you back to the Downtown pick-up point, Santa Fe Depot.

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What's included
  • check Guided tour
  • check Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • check Driver guide
  • check Bottled water
What's not included
  • x_not_included Lunch
  • x_not_included All entry fees

Santa Fe Depot, 1050 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Meeting point:
The white tour bus will arrive outside Santa Fe Depot on Kettner Blvd between 9:15am-9:30am, north of the MTS Bus Stop by the tree and bench, next to the Museum of Contemporary Art. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time. There is paid parking behind Santa Fe Depot on Pacific Coast Highway.
What to remember

Not suitable for:

  • Infants (age 0-4) are not allowed on the tour
  • Not recommended for travellers with breathing, leg or knee problems
  • Not suitable for pregnant women and people with walking or health problems. There is a lot of walking on the tour

Know in advance:

  • please note that all entry fees for extra-activities such as the Big Dipper rollercoaster aren't included in the tour's price
  • You need to arrive 15 minutes before the departure time. Latecomers are not entitled to a refund

Remember to bring:

  • Sunscreen, a hat or a cap, and a thin jacket could turn useful when getting closer to the ocean
  • Bring snacks like fruit, power bars, and chips
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Finest City San Diego Tours LLC
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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