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Private Full-Day Tour of the San Diego Coast

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Experience the beach culture along this 29-mile, 7-hour tour of the most scenic beaches and attractions along the north county coastline of San Diego.
You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Cabrillo National Monument
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Ocean Beach
  • 2
    Mission Bay Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Pacific Beach
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 4
    Encinitas 101
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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    Pass by Cardiff State Beach
    Pass by Solana Beach Farmers Market
    Pass by Del Mar Race Track
  • 5
    Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 6
    La Jolla Shores Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    La Jolla Cove
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Spend a full day beach-hopping in north San Diego County
  • Visit Pacific Beach, Encinitas, Del Mar, La Jolla and more with a private guide
  • Skip the stress of driving and focus on the coastal views
  • Stop to dine, shop, walk on the beach, and explore local culture
What to Expect
After pickup at your San Diego hotel, head north to Point Loma and the Cabrillo National Monument for amazing cliff top views. Get a sea-level perspective at Sunset Cliff Park, check out the relaxed, off-beat vibe of Ocean Beach, and stroll past funky shops and dreamy vacation homes along the Pacific Beach boardwalk and Mission Bay. Hit the road again and take advantage of your driver’s expertise to beat the traffic en route to Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, where you can watch beach volleyball and grab lunch at one of many restaurants (own expense). Visit the meditation gardens and watch surfers at Swamis, stroll through the upscale Victoria town of Del Mar, and see parasailers launching from the cliffs at Torrey Pines. Your guide saves the best for last, wrapping up with a stop at the famous La Jolla sea caves before dropping you back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from all downtown hotels, also Airbnb's, houses and apartments.

San Diego Cruise Ship terminal
Departure Time
9:30 AM
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Bottled water
  • National Park fees
  • Live commentary on board
  • All activities
  • Entry/Admission - Cabrillo National Monument
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
This was a fantastic tour! Morty picked us in the morning at our hotel and drove us to the most beautiful coasts/beaches we've seen until the late afternoon. He was extremely informative. We had the opportunity to hop on and off to take in the gorgeous sites. Morty even
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Response from MortyB5, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour of the San Diego Coast
Responded 22 Feb 2019
Thanks for the really nice review. It's always great to hear that customers are having a good time on the tour. I'm really happy that you had a great day. Best Rgds/Morty
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This place is acessible only by car. When you come down to the beach from the parking lots, there are many stones but you go to the south on the beach, there is a sand beach and you can see criffs as you see on the photo. The beach is beautiful.
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The coastal tour is an excellt tour of the Pacific coast from Cabrillo National Monument which I visited first and go up as far north as Encinitas. You will stop at various beachs to walk around and view the sites. You will see the various water sports that people do in the
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Response from Coastal Tours o... S, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour of the San Diego Coast
Responded 29 Sep 2018
Hi Robert, Thanks for taking the time to write a very detailed review. I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour and felt that you got your money's worth even though you bought a second ticket. I do use a van for larger groups. It was a pleasure spending the day with you and showing you around San Diego. All the best to you, Rgds/Morty
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Morty loves his job! Safe, not rushed, full of sites, a good mix of walking and riding. Our day started with a very prompt (early) pickup at our hotel. The van is open air (meaning no side windows), no worries, Morty has lovely thick blankets in case it's a bit cool.
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Response from Coastal Tours o... S, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour of the San Diego Coast
Responded 29 Sep 2018
Sheri, Thank you very much for this wonderful review. It's really nice to hear that you are doing a good job and people are appreciating your work. It sounds like you enjoyed the ride in my van with the cartoon characters on the side. I'm glad that you enjoyed the sites and had a good time. Best Rgds/Morty
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This tour was amazing! The views, the environment and the friendly guide. Definitely a must do activity!
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Response from Coastal Tours o... S, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour of the San Diego Coast
Responded 29 Sep 2018
Hi Lillianne, Thanks for the nice review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Best Rgds/Morty
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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