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Old Town Trolley Tour San Diego: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily 

  • Duration

    1-day 
    Each loop takes 2 hours

  • Start time

    April 1 – November 7

    9am – 6pm
    Last tour departs Old Town at 4pm finishing up approximately at 6pm.

    November 8 – March 31
    9am – 5pm
    Last tour departs Old Town at 3pm finishing up approximately at 5pm.

  • Meeting Point
    You can hop on the trolley at any of the stops.
  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Special offer: One Free Child per each Paid Adult (child/infants ages 0-12)! Valid for travel between 1 to 31 October!
  • Experience the vibrant cities of San Diego and Coronado on a hop-on, hop-off trolley tour
  • Hop on and off at any of the designated stops and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace
  • Visit the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, USS Midway, Little Italy and more!
  • Save on commuting, parking fees and city driving and travel hassle-free by trolley
  • Enjoy lively commentary and amusing anecdotes by your on-board guide
  • Choose between a silver, gold and platinum pass

Overview

Special offer from 1 - 31 Oct: One Free Child per each Paid Adult (child/infants ages 0-12 years)!

Explore San Diego, affectionately known as “America’s Finest City” on a hop-on, hop-off trolley tour that covers all its points of interest! Save on commute, parking fees and the hassle of driving and enjoy San Diego sightseeing at your own leisurely pace on a guided trolley tour.

You can hop on the trolley at any of the stops to jumpstart your San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour. Explore San Diego and Coronado’s attractions and points of interests while listening to the live commentary and amusing anecdotes of your onboard guide. Hop off at any or all the 11 stops of your choice and explore on your own before hopping back on to the next trolley.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS COVERED

  • Old Town Market
  • Embarcadero Marina
  • Seaport Village
  • Marriott Marquis and Marina
  • Horton Plaza
  • Gaslamp Quarter
  • Hilton Bayfront
  • Hotel Del Coronado
  • Balboa Park
  • Little Italy


You can choose between the 3 options:

Silver Pass:

  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop on & off at 11 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels (Seasonal)
  • Money saving coupons ($30 value)

Gold Pass:

  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop on & off at 11 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels (Seasonal)
  • Money saving coupons ($30 value)
  • Whaley House Day Tour

Platinum Pass:

  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop on & off at 11 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels (Seasonal)
  • Money saving coupons ($30 value)
  • Whaley House Day Tour
  • Maritime Museum and Star of India ($20 value)
  • 50% off Pilot Boat Bay Tour (up to $30 value)
  • 50% off Swift Boat Bay Tour (up to $35 value)
  • 50% off Tall Ship Tour

About the Whaley House day tour: 

Discover the Whaley House, the first of its kind and the finest home in Southern California. Besides being the Whaley family home, it was also San Diego’s first commercial theater, the county courthouse, and a general store. Visit one of the most iconic landmarks in San Diego and be transported back to San Diego life in the 1800s. You can also choose a memorable souvenir at the Verna House, located directly behind the Whaley House, and stick around for a delicious meal at the New Orleans Creole Cafe.

About the Supplier: Old Town Trolley Tours show the best of San Diego and have been operating since 1989. The friendly conductors onboard provide fascinating insights about the city with a fun mix of trivia and humorous stories.

Inclusions

  • Hop-On, Hop-Off trolley tour (Valid for 1 day)
  • Hotel shuttle service
  • Whaley House Day Tour (with Gold and Platinum pass)
  • Maritime Museum & Star of India (with Platinum pass)
  • Discounts for boat tours available from the Maritime Museum (with Platinum pass)

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Validity: Tickets can be used on any day within 12 months from the date of purchase.

San Diego is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Children under 4 years are free.

Timings and stops are subject to change.

Guests with vouchers can board at any Old Town Trolley boarding location. Free parking is available in Old Town.

Trolley pass must be used on consecutive days.

Maritime Museum is valid for two consecutive days from date of purchase. 

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    nice
    02/19/2020 Terry McKay,
  • 5
    It was easy to do.
    11/07/2019 Lynn Rohrbaugh,
  • 4
    Value for money tour for limited time sightseers.
    11/06/2019 Brian Incoll,

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