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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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  • San Diego hop-on hop-off trolley tour allows you to plan your own itinerary
  • The trolley route includes 10 stops near top attractions, shops, and restaurants 
  • Live commentary from a guide helps you learn about San Diego
San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley
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Unlimited use on San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Tour for one calendar day.
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Unlimited use on San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Tour for two consecutive calendar days.

This San Diego hop-on hop-off trolley tour provides an easy and affordable way to get around the city. This tour helps you avoid the hassle of finding and paying for parking. The trolley tour, available as a 1- or 2-day pass, allows you to travel your own itinerary at your own pace. Along with 10 stops around the city, it also includes guided commentary and large, open windows.

What to Expect

Climb aboard the trolley at any of its 10 stopping points (see Itinerary below) any time during its normal operating hours. Trolleys come to each stop about every 30 minutes. Choose either a 1- or 2-day pass, depending on your plans.

Enjoy the ride on this vintage transport method, offering comprehensive access to some of San Diego’s best attractions.

Among the stops is Old Town State Historic Park, often called the “Jamestown of the Pacific,” where you can discover the history of California’s founding amidst the area’s range of 19th-century buildings.

There are also stops for the world-famous San Diego Zoo, which covers 100 acres and houses more than 3,700 rare and endangered animals, the USS Midway, and the historic Gaslamp Quarter.

The tour ends at the stop you choose or when the trolley shuts down for the night.

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1 - 5 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great First Day or One Day Tour

If it is your first day in San Diego, take this tour. It drives a circuit including Coronado Island to give you a lovely overview and some history of the city. Takes about 2 hours to do the circuit. But you will probably want to...More

1  Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent Overview of the City

I have always wanted to see San Diego and finally got the chance! This bus tour was an excellent way to see all of the different areas of the city! The tour guides were fun and informative and I loved that you could hop off...More

Thank jenzuccato
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was attending a conference and didn’t have too much free time to do sightseeing. This was a great way to see San Diego (old town, Balboa Park, Coronado etc). Tour was on time and very entertaining. Alex our driver, was amazing and made everyone to...More

Thank LoveTrips03
Reviewed 5 days ago
Nice to see all the tourist spots

We enjoyed getting to see all the tourist stops and the bus tour guides were all friendly and full of knowledge. We did have a terrible time getting back on the trolley after one of the stops, it took 3 trolleys to come through before...More

Thank Reacah
Reviewed 1 week ago
OK - but .......

The trolley takes you on a great route, covering many interesting areas. The driver/guides were really good and knowledgable. 2 days on the trolleys gives you time to get off/on again and explore without feeling rushed. Be aware that this is an open air trolley...More

2  Thank MummySally2014
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david b
21 July 2018|
Response from Becky C | Reviewed this property |
On street parking is VERY limited, parking garage rates can be eased with a groupon or such otherwise you will pay alot, Trolley will get you to most sights, be prepared to walk around though. You can spend well over 3-5... More
Rachel K
21 July 2018|
Response from momskier | Reviewed this property |
The waterfront or the park where zoo is. Would be great
14 July 2018|
Response from Becky C | Reviewed this property |
No its a one day same date trip pass