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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • 1.5 to 16 hrs
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English

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.

Locations visited
Balboa Park
Seaport Village
Westfield Horton Plaza
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This San Diego hop-on hop-off trolley tour provides an easy and affordable way to get around the city. This tour helps you avoid the hassle of finding and paying for parking. The trolley tour, available as a 1- or 2-day pass, allows you to travel your own itinerary at your own pace. Along with 10 stops around the city, it also includes guided commentary and large, open windows.

  • 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
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Reviewed yesterday
Well worth the time and money

Took the tour and drivers were very knowledgeable. Busses were very easy to get on at every stop. All questions were answered. I highly recommended this for a good tour for San Diego

Thank nicholass43323
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great overview of San Diego

We took this tour. Our driver and guide Mako was fantastic. It started and ended in Old Town, where there is free parking and lots to see. We did not get off anywhere and the whole trip took about two hours. It was a great...More

Thank JackofPBFL
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fun and informative tour

Captain Bob was our tour driver and we couldn't have had a better experience. The tour was a lot of fun with interaction from the passengers and lots of interesting info about San Diego from our driver.

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 1 week ago
So glad we decided to do this

The trolley was one of our most favorite things we did on our short time in San Diego. They picked us up at our hotel and we spent a lovely day riding the trolley that dropped us off for shopping and a few hours for...More

1  Thank roachlori
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to see the City

Old Town San Diego, USS Midway, Coronado, just some of the places we hopped off the Trolley. The drivers are informative and fun, a really good way to see the City. We followed the advice of the driver and ate at one of the fish...More

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Mary R
21 September 2018|
Response from Donna B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would say yes, as they have fun stickers they hand out and the actual trams are exciting to ride. You can hop in and off, the ild town is good as it looks like a cowboy scene and you could make it interesting with a... More
5 September 2018|
Response from Donna B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were staying in the Gas Lamp area, and got on at Island and 4th bus stop. Or you can purchase from a person at The Old Town museum I believe. It is a very good tour.
david b
21 July 2018|
Response from Becky C | Reviewed this property |
On street parking is VERY limited, parking garage rates can be eased with a groupon or such otherwise you will pay alot, Trolley will get you to most sights, be prepared to walk around though. You can spend well over 3-5... More
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