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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure provided by San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

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₹ 5,921.05
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Experience Southern California boating life on a pristine speedboat tour you get to drive yourself through the San Diego Harbor. Every detail is arranged: Get a lesson in safety and operating the boat before taking the helm and following a guide in a separate vessel. Communicate via a two-way radio while soaking up fantastic views from the water of sights like the Coronado Bridge, US Navy ships, and Seaport Village.
  • You'll start at
    1450 Harbor Island Dr
    1450 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    Cabrillo Isle Marina - Check in at the office located in suite 205
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    San Diego Speed Boat Adventures
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See all of San Diego Bay from a whole new perspective while you are the captain of your own speedboat on this San Diego Tour.
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    Pass by
    Point Loma
    Coronado Island
    USS Midway Museum
    Maritime Museum of San Diego
    San Diego Bay Walk
    Coronado Bridge
    Cabrillo National Monument
    Star of India
  • You'll end at
    1450 Harbor Island Dr
    1450 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    Cabrillo Isle Marina - Check in at the office located in suite 205
    See address & details
  • Drive a speedboat through the famous San Diego Harbor
  • Follow a guide in a separate boat and communicate via radio
  • Photo stops allow time to appreciate the harbor sights
  • Get stellar views of US Navy ships, Coronado Bridge, and city skyline
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Cabrillo Isle Marina at the time you picked at checkout, and begin with an orientation that covers operating the F13 speed boat and a lesson in safety, hand signals, and boating rules. Settle in with your party and choose who will take the wheel, and then set off on a 2-hour tour of San Diego Harbor highlights. There will be a chance to switch drivers at photo stops along the way. Follow your guide in a separate boat, communicating via a two-way radio whenever needed. Feel the sea breeze and saltwater spray as you zip through the harbor for closer views of historic and Naval ships like the Star of India and USS Midway. Get a great perspective on the Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, and the downtown San Diego skyline, and keep an eye out for sea lions and other marine life that mingle with boat traffic. If you prefer, you can depart from Coronado Island.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1450 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided and narrated tour
  • US Coast Guard-approved life jacket
  • Safety orientation
  • Your own F13 mini speed boat
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - San Diego Speed Boat Adventures
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for people with neck or back problems or a recent surgery to participate. Pregnant women should not participate
  • Bring a swimsuit in the summer and a jacket in the winter, sandals or flip-flops, towel, sun block, sunglasses
  • The per boat weight limit of 450 lbs (205kgs)
  • You must be 18 years or older to drive a boat by yourself
  • The boats do not have a storage compartment
  • No experience or boating license required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Sol wrote a review Jan 2021
Spring Valley, New York2 contributions
Our guide Caleb was great. There was 6 boats in the tour I was part of. It is a lot of fun driving the small speedboat. Caleb brought us to see seals, interesting ships, pass by the USS Midway and Maritime museum. All in all, a fun time if you enjoy boating!
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Date of experience: January 2021
Brown Eyed G wrote a review Jan 2021
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I loved the feeling of pushing the throttle to the max and flying across the bay!! Wind and water rushing by as we took in the sights. Absolutely amazing!
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Date of experience: January 2021
Mike W wrote a review Jan 2021
9 contributions
It was great to get out on the water and visit the points of interest with a knowledgeable guide. I was worried that this would feel like a nose-to-tail horseback trail ride. NOT-AT-ALL. So you follow in the wake of the guide. It makes no difference except to give you the
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Date of experience: January 2021
drspurbeck wrote a review Jan 2021
El Paso, Texas7 contributions1 helpful vote
Great for young adult children. Boats go fast for adventure and also great informative moments. Would do it again
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Date of experience: January 2021
Evelia F wrote a review Nov 2020
3 contributions
We had a fun time! Our tour guide was Scott, he did great and he does a good job at explaining safety precautions and what to expect when we are out on the water. The boats were sanitized and the life vests. We did this for our anniversary and it did not disappoint, we will
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Date of experience: November 2020
About the operator

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By: San Diego Speed Boat Adventures
Worth the wait and the money!!
This place is absolutely amazing! It was so much fun! My boyfriend and I enjoyed it so much! And Scott, the tour gu
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Great experience !
This was such a great experience and our captain definitely made it a blast for us !!!! I’m not sure the captains n
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Valentine get away
Fun,fun,fun. Definitely, will do it again. The overall experience was great. The captain is there with you all the
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Captain John welcomed all of us into his crew when we came to Speed Boat Adventures! Most of us have never driven b
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So Much Fun
10/10 recommend for a fun and exciting activity to do while in SD. The tour guide was awesome and our group had a b
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Awesome experience
Booked this for my husbands birthday and it was an awesome way of celebrating and spending quality time.
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speedboat adventure
john was an amazing tour guide we got to everywhere we were supposed to go.john was the best tour guide explained e
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Splendid tour!
Great views, driving the boat was a blast. Our guide Caleb was an awesome. There were 6 boats in our group.
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The tour guide was funny and chill. Made it a great first experience with speed boats! Definitely recommend and we
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Great adventure
we had a great time! I was little apprehensive when I saw how small the boat was but once we got in and got on the
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Fun Trip! Scott was great.
My grown son and I have done this before and love it. You can see so much of the harbor up close and Scott was a f
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We had a blast on our adventure with San Diego Speed Boat, we will definitely do it again!!!
We had fun experience with the speed boat tour, we love it!!!!!! We'll definitely do it again. John was our capta
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A great time!
The boat was extremely easy to operate. We booked a 3 passenger boat (2 adults, 1 child) we all sat comfortable. Ou
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Absolute perfect start to discover San Diego
Me and my husband joined San Diego firstly by boat with that great company! Our guide did such a great job with all
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Leila V
Loved our Adventure but short tour
I first want to say we had an amazing time and I know the weather is so unpredictable. we were a party of two doub
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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