Our 5th tour on a similar amphibian relic. Very much like all the others: amusing historical and geographical insights, great views of the bay, and some surprising facts in a 90-minute tour. Recommended also for kids.
Explore city highlights by land and by sea on San Diego’s original amphibious or “duck” tour. Drive along the streets of Seaport Village and Harbor Drive, before venturing into the San Diego Bay—an experience made possible by your bus’s transformation into a boat. Cruise past Shelter Island, the Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, and other coastal attractions on this fun and family-friendly tour.
Board your amphibious Seal Tour in downtown San Diego’s Seaport Village at the Embarcadero. Roll along the bayshore on Harbor Drive while a guide shares stories of the bay’s early sailors and settlers, plus famous local figures such as Charles Lindbergh.
On the shores of Shelter Island, watch the transition as your tour bus transforms into a boat and splashes into the San Diego Bay.
Get a waterside view of north bay landmarks such as the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Point Loma, Naval Air Station North Island, and Cabrillo National Monument. You learn fun facts about each sight through your guide’s narration. Be on the lookout for California marine life such as sea lions, seals, and brown pelicans along the way.
The tour ends at Seaport Village, where it began.
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Our captain Greg and first mate Tom were great. Passengers learned plenty of facts of land and sea. Saw a lot of sea lions, military sites from a distance. The ride can be very windy and the engine is loud but we didn't mind. I...More
I was curious about the amphibious tour and enjoyed the relaxing float in the bay. There were seals and different kinds of birds to see and photograph. The guides were informative and entertaining.
My wife and I decided to take the Seal tour while we were on Vacation in San Diego. We had a great morning and really enjoyed the first mates narration of what we were seeing. I highly recommend this tour. It was worth the cost.