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San Diego

San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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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
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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Important Information
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
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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Great idea to do first day to familiarize yourself with the area. Then you can revisit areas or cross them off you to visit list! Timing for on and off very convenient.
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It was hot and the trolley had no AC. It was convenient, but not a very interesting tour to me. Make sure you are on time, because they will leave you!
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We were only in town for a couple of days and this is the best way to see multiple things. We got on and off a couple of times and the guides each time were fantastic and wonderfully informative. Some more serious and some more jokey, but definitely made the trip complete. I
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My wife and I and our adult daughter were in San Diego for several days and decided that using the 'Hop-On Hop-Off' Trolley was an excellent way for us to get a look at the area and also have the ability to get on and off and sample the area along with way. And this met our
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Fabulous day out in san diego. The tour guides made it fun , packed with lots of information about the area. The only downside is you have to get the last bus back quite early so decide where you want to stop off in advance. We went to Bilbao park and old town. Loved old town
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