San Diego is visited year-round by travelers looking to take advantage of its incredible weather, fun neighborhoods and miles of incredible beaches. One of the best ways to get the most out of your trip is to take a tour, many of which include a knowledgeable guide that will teach you about the area, San Diego’s history, animals that call San Diego home and much more!
There are tours designed for all types of travelers, from couples to families, those that explore the San Diego Bay, Pacific Ocean and beaches, to those that allow you to explore the most popular neighborhoods and even try some of the fantastic dishes offered at the local restaurants and bars.
Options await whether you’re looking for a quick history tour or an all-day adventure to nearby Mexico! There is truly a tour for everyone that visits San Diego!
Tours by Sea & Tour by Land
San Diego has tours that will take you into the San Diego Bay and Pacific Ocean as well as ones that will provide you land based adventures, touring the most popular neighborhoods all throughout the area.
For the Best Harbor Cruises & Boat Tours in San Diego, consider a 4-hour narrated whale watching tour where you can expect to see seals, birds and of course migrating gray whales! The San Diego Harbor cruise is also an excellent choice for a shorter 2 hour experience. This award winning tour will provide you 360 degree views of the city and many of the area’s landmarks as you learn about San Diego’s history from the Bay.
Land based adventures depart from all over town to popular neighborhoods such as Coronado Island, La Jolla and Old Town San Diego. Consider a beer tasting and brewery tour or the Old Town Walking Tour with Tequila & Tacos!
Fun, Unique & Educational Tours
San Diego features a wide range of tours that will entertain with the added bonus of teaching you about the city. For those looking for something original, GPS Talking Tour Cars through Downtown & the Gaslamp Loop are available and there are many tours based around everyone’s favorite food and drinks!
Consider the Best Haunted Tours in San Diego or the Best Food & Beer Tours in San Diego. One unique tour is the Brothels, Bites and Booze: San Diego Gaslamp Walking Tour which is an incredible 2.5 tour that teaches you some of San Diego’s most scandalous history all while eating and having a few drinks.
Other local, fun and unique experiences include the San Diego Brewery Tours, the GPS-Guided Scooter Tours which takes guests from Downtown San Diego to Coronado and back, and the all-day Temecula Wine Tasting Tours.
If you're in downtown for a few days, don't miss the oportunity to stay in one of the most iconic classic rock style hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Located in the Gaslamp Quarter, this hotel is the perfect home base for your adventure.
Discounted Tours in San Diego
Many of the tours in San Diego can be experienced at discounted prices when you purchase a Go City San Diego Pass in advance of your travels.
Tours are included at no additional cost with the pass on the day of departure and can be combined with the most popular attractions in San Diego such as the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, saving you up to 55% off of the advertised rates.
As an added bonus, use our discount code GVSDOFF for even more savings!