Day Trips in San Diego

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6+ hours
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R 1 587,10
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Bus Tours
10–12 hours
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R 4 367,58
per adult
Bus Tours
6+ hours
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R 3 425,87
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Bus Tours
6 hours
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92% of travellers recommend this experience
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R 1 526,22
per adult
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  • Tyanna Burgess
    11 contributions
    Ask to have Hamberto as your tour guide. He was amazing and fun and informative.Had a great time talk and eating and getting to know our group. At the beginning we had issues on the American side with parking to even start the tour. Hamberto sent us a link and even came and met us directly at our car to help us with parking. He is very sweet and kind and shows you all the great spots. It was one of the best tours I have ever been on high recommend. I will say get there very early for parking if going on a Saturday.
    Written 15 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Aja M
    Carson, CA2 contributions
    I really enjoyed celebrating my birthday using Baja Society Tours. Our host was Priscilla and she was the perfect person to host our all girl van. Everything was delicious and wonderful and we will be booking another trip with Baja Society in the near future!
    Written 20 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • rjbishopp
    Denver, CO1 contribution
    We asked for a customized tour. We were considering moving to San Diego and wanted a tour through the various neighborhoods to get a feel for them and the city as a whole. Our guide, Judy, was simply excellent. She was knowledgeable, prepared, enthusiastic as she showed off the city that loves. We were impressed and more than satisfied.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • jburk12003
    Houston, TX2 contributions
    Excellent tour. Joseph was a great tour guide and it was an excellent way to see the city. We really enjoyed the experience and we will definitely recommend to others.
    Written 6 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Susan
    1 contribution
    My husband and I went with two other couples on a private tour with Western Tours from downtown San Diego to Los Angeles. What a great way to tour the city on this personalized escapade and we learned so much. Our out of state friends were amazed! Very nice to leave the driving part to others and Vivianne was a perfect guide. Will book again when other friends come to visit
    Written 14 June 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • robertovT2348GI
    Pearland5 contributions
    Our tour was fantastic and our tour guide Gregorio couldn’t have been better.
    I highly recommend this tour it’s a great time.
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • Leona Whichard
    3 contributions
    I was with a group of two couples from Australia, a family of three from Finland, and one single man on a one day in a van that was several years old and not especially comfortable. The tour guide was the driver and had many years of experience. He knew the political and economic history of the area and shared interesting stories of famous entertainers associated with glamorous resorts, now faded.
    Written 5 January 2020
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  • Dingo
    1 contribution
    The trip, bus, organisation and staff were excellent. Very informative and entertaining.Safe and great value. Tijuana itself is somewhat placid compared to what you hear (which is good), even though you are offered Tequila whilst shopping to “improve” your bartering skills. Lovely seaside stop to see the other extreme. Border crossing alone was worth the tour price...... can’t imagine doing that alone. 1 day later, we are still confident to walk around, therefore the food must have been as good as it tasted 😉
    Written 18 November 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Michael S
    158 contributions
    Everything about this tour was perfect. The only reason I gave this tour 4 dots instead of 5 dots is that I think instead of crossing back into the U.S. via Otay Mesa, it should have driven the full length of Mexican Federal Highway 3 from Ensenada to Tecate (via the wineries we stopped at) and crossed back into the U.S. at Tecate instead of Otay Mesa. That way the tour could have officially driven the full length of La Ruta del Vino.
    Written 28 July 2019
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  • snlaidlaw
    Katy, TX22 contributions
    If you need a driver from point A to point B, this driver will get you there. However if you want to learn anything of detail about the areas you are driving through beyond the obvious, then this is not the tour for you.
    Real knowledge of the area history seemed lacking, unfortunately.
    However a handout of information is provided.
    So, as a driver yes. As a tour guide, no!
    Written 8 November 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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