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Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

San Diego, CA 92101
+1 866-754-0966
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Discover America’s Finest City aboard Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego. This two hour, fully narrated tour will show you San Diego and Coronado with stops at Seaport Village, Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter, Horton Plaza, Little Italy, Balboa Park and the World-Famous San Diego Zoo. With 11 stops, guests can disembark for shopping, dining and attractions. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
San Diego, CA 92101
Old Town
+1 866-754-0966
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We rode this as an "expensive taxi" just to get from Old Town back down to the waterfront in a convenient nice way. The driver was great, giving great historical information and pointing things out along the way. If we had more time and a...More

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hop on, hop off tours are a fun way to see a lot of the city if you're short on time. The whole tour takes 2 hours if you don't get off. Driver's are hit and miss - some are great (Jack and Steve!), others...More

1  Thank NMgal4life
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour. Great overview of San Diego. Good tour to do first as you get an idea of what to focus in on your stay. Our guide Jon was funny and entertaining.

1  Thank OceanBrad
Reviewed 5 days ago

TIP: Pay attention to the pickup times and destinations! This isn't a 24 hour service. The tour operators are VERY clear when you get on the Trolley, LISTEN TO THEM! Excellent way to get an overview of San Diego. Our Tour operators were Stan, Don...More

2  Thank Shelah F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We purchased the Old Town Trolley Tour in San Diego after learning that another pre-scheduled purchased city tour was cancelled due to low participation. We were obviously disappointed with that operator for the last minute cancellation but Old Town Trolley Tours did not at all...More

1  Thank lilcwil
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Any city which has an Old Time Trolley Tour, it is absolutely advisable to take the time to get on board. In every city we visited which has one of these tours, we always take it. They are so informative and chock full of information...More

1  Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the trolley from Old Town to downtown areas. The guides were great -- funny and interesting. Alex was great in that he was very knowledgeable, trilingual, and really engaged the passengers. We loved that we could hop off at several different stations and...More

1  Thank tamara B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful tour this is. We easily booked a tour on line then activated it the next morning minutes before getting on the trolley. All of our drivers were nice, polite, informative and funny. The whole tour let's you hop off at each stop...More

1  Thank maemae01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to get the most out of your day! I have taken the trolley tour many times and am never disappointed. So many places to hop on and off! The trolley drivers are always on top of their game and so informative!

1  Thank SKateD84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called the day before to confirm pickup for the next day. Was suppose to pick us up at 9:40. We waited 70 minutes after two phone calls to be picked up at our hotel. Do not rely on this tour if you want to be...More

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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We take a great deal of pride in Historic Tours of America® attractions, not only in the tour content but also the hospitality to our guests. I am sorry our complimentary hotel shuttle service was...More

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22 November 2017|
Response from TNbeachbum75 |
Yes. It was underwhelming. Not enough lights to be impressive. Tour driver/conductor was great, there just wasn’t enough lights to make it worth the money or time.
angie b
17 October 2017|
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Response from A B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just calculate where u want to get down for sight seeing. I got down at harbour area for cruise. So got into the bus again after cruise i.e after 1.5 Hrs
26 September 2017|
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Response from A B | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. I too had one. Just hold him well when in Coronado bridge