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Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

San Diego, CA 92101
+1 866-754-0966
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Discover America’s Finest City aboard Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego. This two hour, fully narrated tour will show you San Diego and Coronado with stops at Seaport Village, Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter, Horton Plaza, Little Italy, Balboa Park and the World-Famous San Diego Zoo. With 11 stops, guests can disembark for shopping, dining and attractions. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.
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San Diego, CA 92101
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Reviewed yesterday

I like learning about the places I'm visiting. It offers you a greater appreciation for what you are seeing. We were recently in San Diego for a long weekend and didn't have a ton of free time to travel around. We opted for an Old...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Now trolley tours are very touristy but this trolley tour is definitely worth it. I’ve done the tour twice, it brings you around to the various parts of town that one would want to visit. Takes you to Coronado Island, Balboa Park, Little Italy and...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour is great. You can either stay on for the 2 - 2.5 hours or you can get off, sight see and hope on the next trolley that comes around. The trolleys come around every half hour. The drivers were very knowledgeable and entertaining....More

Thank MoogeyMomma
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What great value. The driver & guide was an unstoppable force of knowledge, humour, insight & inspiration. The stops were where they should be, the pace was spot on & fun was nonstop. By far the best way to get to know & see San...More

Thank 186334Chris
Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly recommend this anywhere it is available. Best way to see part of the city and choose what places to visit the next day of the visit, or a future trip.

Thank MissDoraC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took the tour - excellent way to see the city and great way to learn the history of San Diego - the driver was very informative and pointed out the importance of each area. Best thing about the tour was the ability to get off...More

Thank THwp
Reviewed 3 days ago

The trolley makes 10 stops at various San Diego attractions, while offering lots of information about the city and it's history!

Thank dessertgranny
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on an Old Town Trolley Tour on January 12, and Jack was our driver. He was EXCELLENT! He was very funny and informative. The tour covered all the highlights of San Diego - highly recommend the tour! You will be lucky if you...More

1  Thank BeckyOregon_WI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode this as an "expensive taxi" just to get from Old Town back down to the waterfront in a convenient nice way. The driver was great, giving great historical information and pointing things out along the way. If we had more time and a...More

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hop on, hop off tours are a fun way to see a lot of the city if you're short on time. The whole tour takes 2 hours if you don't get off. Driver's are hit and miss - some are great (Jack and Steve!), others...More

1  Thank NMgal4life
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21 November 2017|
Response from TNbeachbum75 |
Yes. It was underwhelming. Not enough lights to be impressive. Tour driver/conductor was great, there just wasn’t enough lights to make it worth the money or time.
angie b
17 October 2017|
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Response from A B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just calculate where u want to get down for sight seeing. I got down at harbour area for cruise. So got into the bus again after cruise i.e after 1.5 Hrs
25 September 2017|
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Response from A B | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. I too had one. Just hold him well when in Coronado bridge