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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
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/07/01 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/01 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore city highlights by land and by sea on San Diego’s original amphibious or “duck” tour. Drive along the streets of Seaport Village and Harbor Drive, before venturing into the Bay—an experience made possible by your bus’s transformation into a boat. Cruise past SeaWorld, Vacation Isle, and other coastal attractions on this fun and family-friendly tour.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    470 Kettner Blvd
    470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    The tour meets the Seaport Village boarding location (470 Kettner Blvd). Guests are required to check in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
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    San Diego Seal Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Wind your way through our picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of the San Diego Bay. Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and security of our unique Hydra Terras. Here you’ll learn firsthand of our rich military history and cruise through the waters that are the playground of the California Sea Lion. Don’t miss this exciting, entertaining adventure of a lifetime to see America’s Finest City as you have never seen it before! *Please Note: Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.
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    Pass by
    Embarcadero
    Harbor and Shelter Islands
    Point Loma
    Maritime Museum of San Diego
    USS Midway Museum
  • You'll end at
    470 Kettner Blvd
    470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    The tour meets the Seaport Village boarding location (470 Kettner Blvd). Guests are required to check in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • See San Diego's coastal attractions by land and water in one tour
  • Drive through Seaport Village and along the Embarcadero
  • Stay aboard as the bus transforms into a boat for a San Diego Bay cruise
  • Wildlife sightings may include sea lions, seals, and brown pelicans
What to Expect
Board your amphibious Seal Tour in downtown San Diego’s Seaport Village at the Embarcadero. Roll along the bayshore on Harbor Drive while a guide shares stories of the bay’s early sailors and settlers, plus famous local figures such as Charles Lindbergh. Watch the transition as your tour bus transforms into a boat and splashes into the San Diego Bay. Get a waterside view of landmarks such as SeaWorld, Vacation Isle, Quivira Basin and other coastal attractions on this fun and family-friendly tour. You learn fun facts about each sight through your guide’s narration. Be on the lookout for California marine life such as sea lions, seals, and brown pelicans along the way. The tour ends at Seaport Village, where it began.
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Important Information
Departure Point
470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 90-minute narrated 'duck' tour
  • All taxes
  • Entry/Admission - San Diego Seal Tours
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time for tour check-in
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 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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Janell J wrote a review 13 Nov
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent tour guides and such a fun way to learn more about the city I now call home. Tom and (female driver) were very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 1 week ago
We are thrilled to read you about your experience aboard the SEAL. Thank you for acknowledging your host and Captain. Our team always loves to hear from our guests.
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Diana C wrote a review 03 Nov
7 contributions
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Excellent Captain and very knowledgeable First Mate Scott gave us a tour to remember. We saw a host of seals, bay activities, historic places, even got a glimpse of one of the Presidential planes flying over! Scott really knows San Diego history. This tour is a must.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank so much for taking the time to write such a nice review and we are so pleased that you had such a good time. We look forward to having you come back and visiting us again!
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charliemT3204HY wrote a review Oct 2020
Greeley, Colorado18 contributions23 helpful votes
The captain and first mare were awesome and knowledgeable and the tour was tremendous. You get to see the city from a whole different perspective.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for reviewing. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time aboard the SEAL. We hope to see you again.
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Stephanie P wrote a review Oct 2020
3 contributions
It was an awesome time. Everybody’s social distance everybody wear a mask. So informative the two guys were great. Learned a lot.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 12 Oct 2020
Thank you for the kind words about our tour. We take great pride in sharing the history Boston, Washington, Key West, Savannah, St. Augustine, Nashville and San Diego with our guests like you!
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Jay L J wrote a review Sep 2020
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This tour was excellent and I highly recommend. Learned so much history about San Diego and the sites visited was the icing on the cake..
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 23 Sep 2020
Thank you for the recommendation. We are delighted your learned a lot on the tour. Please share you experience with you friends and family.
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About the operator

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Msldyt
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I had the best time ever!!!
The SEAL tour was amazing and so much fun!!! I add Captain Steve and Scottie as our tour guides! They both were ama
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JaLee_8
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fun times
this is a great way to see the waterfront. lots to see and learn about San Diego.. the trip was fun and lasted a
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luv2trip2
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Fun, easy tour
Go to Sea Port village early or stay after the tour to have a meal or explore. We had a nice city tour then a bay
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Bphman
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Love my Duck Tours
I know it is called a Seal Tour but it is a duck tour to me. I love doing these things. We started out near the c
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Carl C
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Very informative tour
We boarded our amphipious vehicle at Seaport Village. The crew consisted of a captain who drove and the first mate
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873ricardom
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Seal Tour from Seaport Village
Awesome tour! The crew was knowledgeable & friendly. Our guide was also funny in his narratives. Would definitely r
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Will7681
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Great time
Our captain and guide, Danielle and Woody, were great. Woody was very knowledgeable and helped make the trip a memo
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Bob_gro
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A great way to do a bit of sightseeing in San Diego
Three of us in the family decided to take the Seal tour and we all greatly enjoyed our tour. We made a reservation
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SurreyTravelGal
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Fun experience
A nice way to get out on the water and see the seals. Its about 90 minutes long. Be sure to take a light coat wit
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711lynnej
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Great fun
We decided to join the Seal Tour because it was such a hot day & we knew part of the trip was at sea. We had alrea
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BackpackingTexanMom
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Great tour and boat ride of San Diego
I was debating to go on the bigger boats, but am so glad I went on the San Diego Seals Tour. You receive a great to
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Salim E
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San Diego Seal tour
Had a wonderful time on this smooth ride on SanDiego bay. First time on an amphibious vehicle and was impressed wit
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Exploration524457
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Lots of fun!
We enjoyed our tour and the guide was very informative about the area. We enjoyed the water excursion the most.
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darthbong2112
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Excellent Time
Captain Diego & First Mate Woody were AWESOME! For someone with disabilities I was extremely happy with the way I
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SheliaS658
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Learn about San Diego History
Fun tour with lots of information about San Diego and it’s history. Got to see a lot of sea lions out in the water.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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