Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. Our fleet of orange and green trolleys travel frequently throughout San Diego and over the iconic San Diego-Coronado Bridge to Coronado on a continuous 25-mile loop visiting various neighborhoods with 12 destination stops.
Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment®, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment.
SEAL Tour: Wind your way through picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Bay. Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and security or our virtually unsinkable Hydra-Terras.
Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment®, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our friendly conductors narrate the San Diego tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through the birthplace of California on one of our orange and green trolleys.
Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. Because we showcase the best of San Diego and Coronado, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.
Enjoy San Diego your way with our self-guided walking tours. As you hop off the trolley, the adventure continues at your own pace, using your smartphone for turn-by-turn guided audio tours. Explore rich history, discover hidden gems, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of America’s Finest City. Even after you disembark, the fun keeps going, ensuring an unforgettable experience that’s uniquely yours.
Ready to see the best of San Diego on sea and land?
Your 100-minute, fully narrated SEAL Tour departs from Seaport Village. Wind your way through picturesque San Diego streets before splashing down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Bay. Experience the history and ecological wonders of San Diego in the comfort and security or our virtually unsinkable Hydra-Terras. Here you will learn first-hand of our rich military history and cruise through the waters that are the playground of the California Sea Lion.
Our amphibious vehicles, driven by our experienced captains, are specially designed and built to navigate on sea and land. Each one is Coast Guard approved and meets all passenger vehicle and department of transportation requirements to ensure safety and comfort for all.
Don’t miss this exciting, entertaining adventure of a lifetime to see America’s Finest City as you have never dreamed it before!
A. Old Town Market
B. Maritime Museum
C. Embarcadero Marina
D. Headquarters at Seaport District
E. Seaport Village
F. Marriott Marquis and Marina
G. Gaslamp Quarter
H. East Convention Center – Petco Park and Hilton Bayfront
I. Barrio Logan
J. Coronado / Orange Avenue
K. Balboa Park / Zoo
L. Little Italy
Tours open daily.
January 1 – March 10, July 4, October 30 – December 31
9am – 5pm
Last tour departs Old Town at 3pm finishing up approximately at 5pm.
March 11 – July 3, July 5 – October 29
9am – 6pm
Last tour departs Old Town at 4pm finishing up approximately at 6pm.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Times vary depending on season.
Special Event Dates
(Events may cause delays, closed streets & tour stops)
Memorial Weekend, Rock-N-Roll Marathon, Independence Day, Comic Con, AFC Half Marathon, Labor Day Weekend, December Nights.
Operating daily tours.
Offered year round.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Schedule subject to change due to weather and low tide conditions or city events.
SEAL Tour is approximately 100-minutes long; 40 minutes on land and 60 minutes on San Diego Bay.
Points of Departure:
1. Seaport Village at 825 West Harbor Drive
Parking: partial validation with a minimum $10.00 purchase at Seaport Village.
*SEAL Tour: Reservations are required. Guests must check in with our sales rep at the ticket booth 20 minutes prior to departure. Late check-in may result in forfeited reserved seat. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time. No on-site refunds allowed. Allow additional 30 minutes for parking. Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day.