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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

  • 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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1-Day Pass
Unlimited use on San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Tour for one calendar day.
From US$39.95
2-Day Pass
Unlimited use on San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Tour for two consecutive calendar days.
From US$69.90

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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Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent way to spend the day

My husband and I chose this tour because it gave us a great overview of San Diego. We rode the complete route first and learned so much about the area from the drivers. On our second loop we got off at a couple of locations...More

2  Thank Charra K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to get around for the day

This is a fantastic option for the day.. we parked down near the rail station and walked to where you get the trolley bus.. it is a 15min walk so be prepared. The bus is near some little souvenir shops which are worth a visit...More

Thank travellerm68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hit the Highlights and No Parking Hassle

What a great way to see many of San Diego’s key attractions, especially if your time is limited to a day. Our group elected to ride the full loop and did not get off. Patricia was our guide/hostess. She was knowledgeable, engaging, humorous and safety...More

3  Thank BoneyBREW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Way to see the town

We were in SanDiego and decided to use the Hop On Hop Of Trolley. Its the best way to see the area. The tour guides are fun and give lots of info about the area. We were on it for about 3 hours and learned...More

1  Thank cathyvaldes
Reviewed 15 May 2018
Very nice tour!

Very nice tour. Unfortunately, the old town was closed due to Cinco de Mayo holiday. But the tour was really pleasant and the drivers are all friendly.

3  Thank Luciano F
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Response from GolfOcalaFlorida | Reviewed this property |
You can pick it up in numerous places. We got it at the dock where the midway is docked.