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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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We had a total of 3 drivers/narrators, and enjoyed them all. We made 2 stops, and chose to get off in Old Town and also Coronado Island. Both were well worth getting off. Enjoyed the history on the ride though, and the ride through San Diego.
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We rode the trolley one day, we caught it at it's first stop in Old Town and rode the entire route to get a feel for the city. We then got on and off as we explored areas we were interested in. We were exposed to three different drivers, each with their own personalities, and
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We had only the afternoon to see the city, as we got off the Oosterdam that morning. We had a wonderful preview of the city, parks and Coronado. We got off in Coronado and had a walk on the beautiful beach. Only problem was that they don't allow your carry on bag on the bus. We
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The historic trolley is an exceptional way to see San Diego and get the history and stories detailing the sites on the tour. Loved that we could get off and explore (waded in the ocean, checked out some shops and shops, etc.) and then get back on the trolley to continue the
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Our original plan was to use this to get to the San Diego Zoo. Then we decided to use it to get acquainted with San Diego. A much better idea! We were staying in Coronado, and caught the trolley there. The employee working in Coronado, Maggie, was exceptional. Not only could she
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