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San Diego Day & Night Silver Pass

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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 11 neighborhoods with 11 destination stops. Ghosts & Gravestones: Join us for a spirited and entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego’s past and darker side!
TYPE RETAIL PRICE SAVE UP TO
Adults $82.00 $72.00 $10.00
Children (2-12) $71.00 $65.00 $6.00

Ghosts & Gravestones: Reservations are required. Guests must check in with our sales rep at the ticket booth 30 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. This tour may not be suitable for children under 13 years of age. Please note that a significant amount of this tour requires traversing over uneven grounds and also includes historic sites and buildings with no wheelchair accessibility in poorly lit areas. Wear comfortable shoes or you will be dead on your feet.

Old Town Trolley Tours: As you explore the scenic coastal landscape, you’ll learn why San Diego is called “America’s Finest City.” Since 1989, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best of San Diego. Ghosts & Gravestones: Travel back in time with us and learn of the spirits of the notorious wild characters like Gunslingers, Gamblers and Ladies of the Night who lived and died in San Diego. It is possible that their spirits live on in the dark recesses of our historic buildings and neighborhoods.

Your San Diego Day & Night Silver Pass Includes:

  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Open-air sightseeing perfect for taking pictures
  • Hop on & off at 11 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Free shuttle service from select hotels (Friday - Sunday)
  • Free discount coupons ($30 value)
  • Only hop-on and off tour over the bridge to Coronado
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Ghosts & Gravestones Night Tour: Hop aboard the Trolley of the Doomed
  • Join our spirited & entertaining tour built on stories, history, mystery and legends
  • Travel back and hear about the spirits of characters who lived & died in San Diego
  • Journey through Old Town, walking through El Campo Santo Cemetery
  • Includes outside of the Whaley House and grounds. Tour does not enter the house.
  • Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day

San Diego Old Town Trolley Tours

As you explore the scenic coastal landscape, you’ll learn why San Diego is called “America’s Finest City.” Since 1989, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best of San Diego. 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.

Ghosts & Gravestones Tour

Travel back in time and hear about the spirits of the notorious characters who lived & died in San Diego.

Notorious wild characters like Gunslingers, Gamblers and Ladies of the Night lived and died in San Diego and it is possible that their spirits live on in the dark recesses of our historic buildings and neighborhoods.

Pioneer Park is perfect for picnics and for school children to play; indeed, it is a lovely place during the day. Located next to Grant School, hear stories of how the park changes to the darker side when the sun goes down and there is a different feeling in the air.

Journey through Old Town, walking through El Campo Santo Cemetery – both sites of many reported paranormal occurrences.

Safety is our First Priority

The safety and well-being of our guests and team members remain our highest priority.

  • Per the CDC, face masks are required on transportation services.
  • Clear plexi panels have been installed at ticket sales depots and between the driver and guests.
  • Our vehicles are cleaned between each tour at key touch points with an EPA-approved disinfectant.
  • All of our vehicles undergo a deep cleaning procedure.
  • We’re enhancing our cleaning procedures at our sales depots and encourage guests to use cashless transactions.
  • We provide face masks to our team members.
  • Guests are required to wear face covering aboard the trolley and within 6’ of others.
  • Our cleaning practices meet or exceed all CDC guidelines.

Old Town Trolley Tours is taking enhanced safety and health measures for the benefit of our guests. Inherent risks to COVID-19 exist in any place where people are gathered. By using our services, you voluntarily assume all risks rising out of or resulting from exposure to COVID-19 or any other communicable illness.

In accordance to the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 64) and 42 Code of Federal Regulations 70.2, 71.31(b). 71.32, all guests and personnel must wear a mask while waiting at a boarding location in addition to wearing a mask while on tour. For additional information on the regulation or how to wear a mask, please see the links below.
https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/masks/mask-travel-guidance.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/about-face-coverings.html

Old Town Trolley Stops in San Diego

Hop on and off at any of our 11 convenient stops.

  • A
    STOP
    Old Town Market
  • B
    STOP
    Maritime Museum
  • C
    STOP
    Embarcadero Marina
  • D
    STOP
    Seaport Village
  • E
    STOP
    Marriott Marquis and Marina
  • F
    STOP
    Gaslamp Quarter
  • G
    STOP
    East Convention Center – Petco Park and Hilton Bayfront
  • H
    STOP
    Barrio Logan
  • I
    STOP
    Hotel del Coronado
  • J
    STOP
    Balboa Park
  • K
    STOP
    Little Italy

Booth Locations

Stop A - Old Town 4010 Twiggs St.

Stop C - Embarcadero 1004 N. Harbor Drive

Stop D - Seaport Village 825 West Harbor Drive

Stop F - Gaslamp Quarter 4th and Island Ave.

Stop I - Coronado - McPs 1107 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA

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Old Town Trolley Tours

Tours open daily.

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.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Times vary depending on season.

Download trolley schedule.

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.

Ghosts & Gravestones

Tours operating Thursdays – Sundays.

Closed Thanksgiving. Limited tours offered in December.

Check reservations calendar for availability and times*.

Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to departure time.
Late arrivals may result in forfeited seat.

Reservations are required. Guests must check in with our sales rep at the ticket booth 30 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.

Length of tour: Approximately 90 minutes.

This tour may not be suitable for children under 13 years of age. Please note that a significant amount of this tour requires traversing over uneven grounds and also includes historic sites and buildings with no wheelchair accessibility in poorly lit areas. Wear comfortable shoes or you will be dead on your feet.

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