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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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  • 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
San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley
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Unlimited use on San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Tour for one calendar day.
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Unlimited use on San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Tour for two consecutive calendar days.

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.

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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1 - 5 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
OK - but .......

The trolley takes you on a great route, covering many interesting areas. The driver/guides were really good and knowledgable. 2 days on the trolleys gives you time to get off/on again and explore without feeling rushed. Be aware that this is an open air trolley...More

Thank MummySally2014
Reviewed 6 days ago
Definitely worth it!!

I had never been to San Diego. My husband was in business meetings and I wanted something to do that would show me a lot of the city. This was a great tour. You can get off and on all day for the one time...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to get a quick overview of all that San Diego has to offer

Great value. The drivers are very entertaining. This is about a 2 hour loop in which you're free to depart and reboard along the way. Hits all the key scenic and trendy areas of San Diego.

1  Thank Pete K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drivers were great ! Can't say the same for some rude & loud passengers.They were foreigners & my wife said they didn't understand what the driver was saying about speaking quietly. They did. We always hear about ugly Americans, but we're not alone. Ride hit...More

Thank astein6973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Really good!

When in San Diego for the first time, I strongly recommend a hop on/hop off (or unlimited free reboarding, as the Americans say it!). 10 stops in all (for some reason labeled A to J). The schedule is approx a trolly every 30 min. Operating...More

3  Thank Rolf L
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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
Rachel K
20 July 2018|
Response from momskier | Reviewed this property |
The waterfront or the park where zoo is. Would be great
13 July 2018|
Response from Becky C | Reviewed this property |
No its a one day same date trip pass