San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour
Climb onboard the Old Town Trolley of San Diego and enjoy a two-hour, fully narrated, fun-filled tour!
- An exciting 2 hour fully narrated tour of San Diego covering over 100 points of interest
- We are San Diego’s largest tour fleet with the most frequent pickup service
- “On and Off” privileges at all conveniently located stops
- FREE Admission to 10 Museums included in your Trolley Tour Ticket (see details below)
- The ticket is good for the entire day.
- The Attraction that takes you to the attractions
- Discount coupons to attractions, restaurants and gift shops
- Trolleys operate on clean-burning propane fuel
See the Best First!
Welcome aboard the original Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego. Enjoy our twenty-five mile, fully narrated tour of San Diego and Coronado. Colorful anecdotes, humorous stories and historical information are combined into a fast paced two-hour narrative that will both entertain and educate.
Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego is the “attraction that takes you to all the attractions” and has been entertaining millions of guests for over 20 years. Our tour has been hailed as the “Best Way to See the City” by SignOnSanDiego.com and was twice awarded the prestigious “Finest Service Award” by the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau.
How the Tour Works
Our fleet of colorful orange-and-green trolleys travel through San Diego and Coronado frequently on a continuous twenty-five mile loop. Start your tour at any one of our convenient stops and tour throughout the entire day. Stay on board your trolley and enjoy our fascinating narrative, presenting a great overview of “America’s Finest City”, until you return to your starting point in approximately two hours.
Hop On and Off!
Depending on your start time, you may also use your ticket to enjoy your tour in segments by hopping off at one or more of our distinctive stops on the loop. Each stop offers a unique aspect of San Diego for you to explore. When you are ready to continue your tour, simply hop on the next available trolley. Trolleys arrive and depart approximately every 30 minutes. The number of stops you can explore in one day depends on the time of year that you are touring and the amount of time you have on the day of your tour. For your convenience, we offer two-day passes as well as discounted Old Town Trolley and SEAL Tour Combination Packages! Please ask our staff at any of our Trolley stops how to best plan your day.
Show your Trolley Ticket or sticker for FREE admission to these museums:
Old Town Sheriff’s Museum; Casa De Aguirre; Mormon Battalion Historic Site; Old Town Model Railroad Depot; African Museum-Casa Del Rey Moro; San Diego Chinese Historical Museum; The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park; Timken Museum of Art; Coronado Historical Museum and San Diego Firehouse Museum.
See and Visit … Old Town State Park, San Diego Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza Shopping Center, The Historic Gaslamp Quarter, Coronado’s Hotel Del, Balboa Park & Zoo, Little Italy and much more.
Your eTicket is good for all day during hours of operation.
Last re-boarding times vary depending upon the Trolley Tour stop location and time of year. If you choose to stay on the trolley, the tour time is approximately 2-hours. You may “hop-on” and “hop-off” as many times as you like during the hours of operation.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line
- Get Your Confirmation
- Duration: 2 Hours (approx.) Hop on, hop off all day.
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including address, Google map, and parking information - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Fully narrated tour of San Diego
- Hop on, hop off privileges
- Gratuities (Optional)
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
Likely To Sell Out
Spaces are extremely limited this time of year so book early to ensure the date you want.
Voucher Confirmation Info
This tour accepts both printed and electronic vouchers (e-vouchers). You can either print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel. Or, if you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your voucher on your Smartphone or tablet on the day of travel.
Local Operator Information
Complete operator information, including local telephone number, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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