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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. With more than 4,000 animals representing 800 species, the San Diego Zoo stands out among other zoos for its diverse wildlife citizens.
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.
Polar bears, penguins and rare plant life are just a hint of what you’ll see when you visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Throughout its 100 acres, you’ll feel as if you’ve traveled around the world as you see some of the most intriguing and rarely-seen animals lounge in their natural, expansive habitats. With more than 4,000 animals representing 800 species, the San Diego Zoo stands out among other zoos for its diverse wildlife citizens. See hippos swimming alongside buffalos and koalas climbing in Eucalyptus trees. And that’s just the beginning. Lush, tropical pathways are thriving with botanical species that are both beautiful and exotic. Over 6,500 different types of plant-life are a spectacle not to be missed.
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.
Open every day of the year, including all holidays.
Call 619-231-1515 for specific times.
*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.