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Overview
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.
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470 Kettner Blvd
470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USAThe tour meets the Seaport Village boarding location (470 Kettner Blvd). Guests are required to check in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
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    San Diego Seal Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Wind your way through our picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of the San Diego Bay. Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and security of our unique Hydra Terras. Here you’ll learn firsthand of our rich military history and cruise through the waters that are the playground of the California Sea Lion. Don’t miss this exciting, entertaining adventure of a lifetime to see America’s Finest City as you have never seen it before! *Please Note: Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.
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    Pass by Cabrillo National Monument
    Pass by Cabrillo Tide Pools
    Pass by Embarcadero
    Pass by Harbor and Shelter Islands
    Pass by Point Loma
    Pass by Point Loma Nazarene College
    Pass by Maritime Museum of San Diego
You'll end at
470 Kettner Blvd
470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USAThe tour meets the Seaport Village boarding location (470 Kettner Blvd). Guests are required to check in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
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Highlights
  • 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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Important Information
Departure Point
470 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 90-minute narrated 'duck' tour
  • All taxes
  • Entry/Admission - San Diego Seal Tours
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gavin P wrote a review Mar 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom11 contributions8 helpful votes
We had a great time with Bob the 1st Mate and Diego the captain. Very informative tour and a great way to see the sights. If we visited San Diego again we would definitely do this.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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David W wrote a review Mar 2020
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This tour was worth every penny. The information that the 1st mate provided throughout the tour was extremely interesting and fun. The friendly atmosphere that both Captain Fozzi and 1st Mate Jon created was awesome!! Recommend as a "must-see" while touring downtown San Diego.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Pamela wrote a review Mar 2020
Kingston, Canada185 contributions43 helpful votes
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My first time in San Diego and this was the first tour I went on. Such a great experience to see the area, tried my best to absorb all the information Woody had to share while Captain Danielle drove us around. Absolutely loved it, saw a dolphin and lots of sea lions and learned
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Date of experience: February 2020
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RuthButterfly wrote a review Feb 2020
San Diego, California20 contributions10 helpful votes
Kids and grandkids in from New York. Loved the entire tour. Captain Justine was delightful, friendly, safe and professional. Tour operator Tom was insightful and informative. Lovely family fun for all. A bit of history and seals, pelicans and commodores and more!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Love hearing from our guests like you! Thank you for the review! We are glad you had a fun time.
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Retanner0513 wrote a review Feb 2020
Laguna Woods, California64 contributions13 helpful votes
We had Captain Hal and tour guide Jon and both were great. This was Jon’s second day as a Seal tour guide, but you would leave believing he has been doing it for years. He was very informative with a sense of humor. The tour itself covered the bay front up to Point Loma and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at San Diego Seal Tour
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you for placing us on the must do list for tours. We are thrilled your enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to hosting you again.
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By: San Diego Seal Tours
JaLee_8
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fun times
this is a great way to see the waterfront. lots to see and learn about San Diego.. the trip was fun and lasted a
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luv2trip2
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Fun, easy tour
Go to Sea Port village early or stay after the tour to have a meal or explore. We had a nice city tour then a bay
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Bphman
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Love my Duck Tours
I know it is called a Seal Tour but it is a duck tour to me. I love doing these things. We started out near the c
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Carl C
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Very informative tour
We boarded our amphipious vehicle at Seaport Village. The crew consisted of a captain who drove and the first mate
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873ricardom
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Seal Tour from Seaport Village
Awesome tour! The crew was knowledgeable & friendly. Our guide was also funny in his narratives. Would definitely r
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Will7681
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Great time
Our captain and guide, Danielle and Woody, were great. Woody was very knowledgeable and helped make the trip a memo
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Bob_gro
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A great way to do a bit of sightseeing in San Diego
Three of us in the family decided to take the Seal tour and we all greatly enjoyed our tour. We made a reservation
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SurreyTravelGal
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Fun experience
A nice way to get out on the water and see the seals. Its about 90 minutes long. Be sure to take a light coat wit
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711lynnej
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Great fun
We decided to join the Seal Tour because it was such a hot day & we knew part of the trip was at sea. We had alrea
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BackpackingTexanMom
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Great tour and boat ride of San Diego
I was debating to go on the bigger boats, but am so glad I went on the San Diego Seals Tour. You receive a great to
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Salim E
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San Diego Seal tour
Had a wonderful time on this smooth ride on SanDiego bay. First time on an amphibious vehicle and was impressed wit
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Exploration524457
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Lots of fun!
We enjoyed our tour and the guide was very informative about the area. We enjoyed the water excursion the most.
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darthbong2112
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Excellent Time
Captain Diego & First Mate Woody were AWESOME! For someone with disabilities I was extremely happy with the way I
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SheliaS658
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Learn about San Diego History
Fun tour with lots of information about San Diego and it’s history. Got to see a lot of sea lions out in the water.
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MindyDoucet
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A lot of fun
The Seal Tour was fun and interesting. It was nice driving through the city and listening to historical info about
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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