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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

  • Experience the vibrant cities of San Diego and Coronado on a hop-on, hop-off trolley tour
  • 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
  • Hop on and off at any of the designated stops and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace
  • Choose between a silver, gold and platinum pass
  • Admission to 10 museums included with the gold and platinum pass
  • 50% off on Swift or Pilot Boat bay tour with the platinum pass
  • Special offer: One Free Child per each Paid Adult (child/infants ages 0-12)! Valid for travel between 1 to 31 October!

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
  • Free discount coupons


Gold Pass:

  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop on & off at 11 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels
  • Free discount coupons
  • Free admission to the Maritime Museum**/Star of India – $20 value
  • Free admission** to 10 museums – $20 value (PLEASE NOTE: Most museums remain closed or have restricted open days and times due to Covid-19)


Platinum Pass:

  • 2 days* of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop on & off at 11 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels
  • Free discount coupons
  • Free admission to the Maritime Museum**/Star of India – $20 value
  • Free admission** to 10 museums – $20 value (PLEASE NOTE: Most museums remain closed or have restricted open days and times due to Covid-19)
  • 50% off Swift or Pilot Boat bay tour – $10 value


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

  • Silver Pass 
  • Live guide
  • FREE map brochure with day planner
  • Free discount coupons

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.

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 and 10 additional museums are valid for two consecutive days from date of purchase. 

Some museums offer free admission. Others are free due to the partnership with Old Town Trolley Tours. Your tour ticket is proof of purchase for admission to these museums.

The San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour will be changing to a reservation based tour till Aug. The tour will remain hop-on, hop-off. Guests will need a reservation for a specific date (not a time) to experience the tour.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    Most informative and hilarious Hop-on Hop-off tour
    05/07/2018 Urs Christen, United States
  • 4
    Great value for your money...
    02/14/2018 Sunny Ahmad, Canada
  • 4
    01/24/2018 Deanna Lee, United States

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