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. SEAL Tour: Splash into San Diego’s most unique sightseeing adventure! Both tour bus and boat, the San Diego SEAL Tour journeys through San Diego by land AND sea. Our unique “Hydra-Terra” amphibious vehicles are Coast Guard approved, ensuring you a safe, one of a kind experience.
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.
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!
Hop on and off at any of our 11 convenient stops.
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 – Orange Ave. 1107 Orange Ave.
Tours open daily.
October 30 – March 12
9am – 5pm
Last tour departs Old Town at 3pm finishing up approximately at 5pm.
March 13 – 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.
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.
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. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time by calling 619-298-8687. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. No on-site refunds allowed. Allow additional 30 minutes for Parking.
*SEAL Tour: Reservations are required. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time by calling 619-298-8687. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. No on-site refunds allowed. Allow additional 30 minutes for Parking. Attraction tickets do not have to be used on the same day. Free museums 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. Other restrictions may apply. Free museums have no cash value and are not refundable and non-transferable. Certain museums may have limited days and hours. Please call the museum for more information.