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San Diego

San Diego Seal Tour

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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.
  • 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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Departure Point
470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 90-minute narrated 'duck' tour
  • All taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tour guides provided a history lesson with visuals and cheesy jokes, but entertaining. The duck boat had some technical difficulties just before going into the water; the propeller would not move down. So we had to wait 15 minutes for a replacement duck boat. When we did get on
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Very good experience. the captain and tour guide were both excellent. very informative and very entertaining.
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The captain, Fozii and first mate, Bob, were terrific! Made it entertaining. Saw lots of sea lions and learned some interesting facts about San Diego.
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The land portion is just driving from Seaport Village to the boat dock. If people are talking and you can't hear the narrator this isnt much but a ride past the airport. The time on the water is fun---you ride out to where the sea lions are and see some of the military stuff.
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Response from Inspire32764340282, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 5 Sep 2019
I was happy to see you had fun time on the water. We hope to see you again soon.
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The staff were super-helpful in getting my wife, who uses a walker, get aboard first using a neat hand cranked elevator. Very pleasant tour with lots of information about what we were seeing. Highly recommend for a scenic, comfortable tour.
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