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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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US$ 42.00
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Discover San Diego at your leisure with a one-or two-day ticket on the Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour. Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of San Diego at your own pace.
  • San Diego hop-on hop-off trolley tour allows you to plan your own itinerary
  • The trolley route includes 10 stops near top attractions, shops, and restaurants 
  • Live commentary from a guide helps you learn about San Diego
  • Choose from a 1-day or 2-day San Diego trolley pass
What to Expect
Climb aboard the trolley at any of its 10 stopping points (see Itinerary below) any time during its normal operating hours. Trolleys come to each stop about every 30 minutes. Choose either a 1- or 2-day pass, depending on your plans. Enjoy the ride on this vintage transport method, offering comprehensive access to some of San Diego’s best attractions. Among the stops is Old Town State Historic Park, often called the “Jamestown of the Pacific,” where you can discover the history of California’s founding amidst the area’s range of 19th-century buildings. There are also stops for the world-famous San Diego Zoo, which covers 100 acres and houses more than 3,700 rare and endangered animals, the USS Midway, and the historic Gaslamp Quarter. The tour ends at the stop you choose or when the trolley shuts down for the night.
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Departure Point
Tour commences with boarding at any of the following stops: 1) Old Town State Park 2) Cruise Ship Terminal/USS Midway 3) Seaport Village 4) Marriott Marina/Convention Center 5) Horton Plaza 6) Gaslamp Quarter 7) Hilton Bayfront 8)Coronado/Mc P's Irish Pub and Grill 9) Balboa Park (El Prado)/San Diego Zoo 10) Little Italy
Departure Time
Passengers can board the Trolley at any time between 9:00am and 5:00pm (6:00pm in summer). Trolleys depart every 30 minutes from each location
1h 30m
  • San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
  • Local taxes
  • Live commentary on board
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if a wheelchair-accessible trolley is required
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the pleasure of experiencing all that was Boxcar, and if you have that chance, you must take a ride with him. He was knowledgeable and amusing. I learned so much and laughed so hard. A must experience tour of the city!!

Thank Sockpuppie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We only had a half day to see San Diego and the trolley tour was perfect for us to see much of the city and learn about its history via the narrated tour. Although our time limited our opportunity to get off at various stops,...More

Thank Q9343YLpeters
Reviewed 1 week ago

The way the tour is scheduled does not give time to visit all the stops. It starts to late in the morning and finish early. I recommend the tour to start at 8:00 in the morning and to finish at 9:00 in the evening. Overall...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tennis1903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to many cities around the world and been on many hop on hop off bus tours but this was the best Normally we do the normal big bus but this is the first time on a trolley hop on hop off it...More

Thank JHBtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to San Diego and we took advantage of this hop on hop off tour to get oriented. We booked a two day ticket and on the first day we did the full circuit, except for a a short stop in...More

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14 September 2019|
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Response from lesliejones2018 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Horton Grand in the Gaslamp district. It’s a very nice, historic hotel that is close to most things. The Hop On Hop Off trolley has a stop next to the hotel and its a short taxi ride to the airport.
7 September 2019|
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Response from sue230016 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a map when you get tickets or you may be able to get one at your hotel.. We started at the Old Town State Historic Park. There is a parking lot there..
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24 August 2019|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
The closest stop on the on and off Old Town Tours to shelter island is the Old Town stop A. Call them at 619-378-4600 for more info. or try their web site.There is a separate seal tour that goes thru shelter island on an... More
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