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Meet your private guide in Balboa Park and get comfortable riding a self-balancing electric Segway before setting off to explore the immense green space and cultural hub.

Learn what makes the park a favorite of locals and visitors, while hearing its history and cruising past museums, plazas, sculpture gardens, and cafes.

Visit a local artist’s workshop at the charming Spanish Art Village, and see distinctive Spanish-Colonial architecture leftover from the 1915 Panama-California Exposition.

Connect with nature as you roll past gorgeous gardens, open spaces, and vista points with stellar canyon views. Scope out your favorite places to return to on your own, and ask all the questions you like on this private tour.

Your tour ends in Balboa Park where it started.

Locations visited
Balboa Park
Spanish Village Art Center
Adventures in San Diego
Overview

Get a local’s perspective on one of the largest urban cultural parks in the US on a private Segway tour of San Diego’s Balboa Park. Cover lots of ground on a fun-to-ride self-balancing electric scooter while a guide shares the history and highlights of the sprawling green space, where museums and artists’ workshops meet hiking trails and gardens.

Highlights
  • Ride a Segway through San Diego’s Balboa Park with a private guide
  • Cover more ground than a walking tour and reach places a tour bus can’t
  • See museums, artists’ workshops, and public gardens
  • Get in-depth history and insight about the park and learn local secrets
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful Tour!!!

My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our Segway Tour with Bridgette. We started our tour in beautiful Balboa Park, traveled down to the bay & up through the Gaslamp Quarter, approx 12 miles in total I believe. Bridgette was a wonderful guide who appeared to...More

1  Thank Katrina D
Reviewed 9 July 2018
Wonderful Tour, A Little More History Would Have Been Nice

We had a lot of fun on this private tour. This is a great deal because this private tour is actually cheaper than other public group segway tours offered by other San Diego tour companies. My only suggestion is to include a little more history...More

1  Thank phillygirl2016
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Great ride

bridgette was very responsive to questions. Very knowledgeable about the park. She is very interactive with us. Really enjoy our experience. Will do another one in the future. Thanks

Thank Mkuehn
Reviewed 27 May 2018
Poor customer service!

We had booked a Private Segway Tour through Balboa Park about three weeks in advance, through TripAdvisor's sister site Viator. Everything was great until the morning of the excursion when the tour guide cancelled about two hours prior to the tour because she was sick....More

Thank LifelongSabbatical
AdventuresInSanDiego, Bridgette at Adventures in San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

I greatly apologize for the inconvenience. I fully understand how that would not be a good experience. I first apologize for the last minute cancellation. I am a small business owner and did come down with the flu. On this day I did not have...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile
Amazing Tour

Fantastic 2 hour tour and our guide Bridgette was amazing... agree with all the other comments and would highly recommend any of her tours, she’s fab... in fact will book her Brewery Tour (obviously not on Segway) when we next visit San Diego 👍😜 ......More

Thank teresah912
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Just use Trip Advisor to pull up the site's information and it will show the tour times. The tour was about2 hours if I remember correctly. Not long enough when you are having fun!
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