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Academy Rentals & Day Tours

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“dirt bike”(5 reviews)
“sand dunes”(5 reviews)
“great guide”(6 reviews)
Academy Rentals and Day Tours is the place to go for off roading in Southern California! We are 75 minutes east of San Diego and are an on-site location in the Ocotillo desert, right off the Interstate 8 on Imperial Highway. Whether you are a small...more
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1162 N Imperial Hwy, San Diego, CA 92259-9800
+1 619-840-0057
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish that I could rate this company higher just on the pure fun had but due to the lack of professionalism, this company left a bad taste in my mouth! Chelsey, our event coordinator was kind in getting my spouse and I scheduled for...More

Thank Jenna N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Academy Tours & Rentals...I really can't say enough great things about this company and our experience on their ATV tour. We were staying in San Diego and wanted to do something totally different so we chose riding ATVs in the dessert. Our emails and phone...More

Thank Cristine M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Probably the highlight of my trip to San Diego. Great fun, great sights, and awesome ATVs. Chris did a great job of show us the cool spots, and we even got to see jets practicing bombing runs.

Thank Gabriel I
randy a, Manager at Academy Rentals & Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Fun fast ride, till next time.. oh and those T-45 fighter jets were bad to the bone to watch....

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My two teenagers had a brilliant tome on this quad bike sand tune tour near the Mexican border. It’s one and half hours from San Diego by car but it’s well worth it . We will be back

1  Thank Basil K
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Ever since I was young I've always wanted to go dirt-biking, but never really had the opportunity. Once I moved to San Diego I must have came across and ad or something that put this thought back into my head. I looked around and found...More

1  Thank bodog444
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Had an AMAZING time with Chris as our guide for a 4 hour tour. I took my 13 year old son for his birthday and some of my very close friends. Chris is attentive, knowledgeable and made us all feel comfortable on the quads and...More

Thank dlseren
randy a, other at Academy Rentals & Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review super fun on the ride can't wait to do it again hit us up next time you're out west

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent!! We had a great time, Chris and his staff were awesome, we definitely recommend and will again!

Thank mkent7177
randy a, Public Relations Manager at Academy Rentals & Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Molly, Thank you for the wonderful tour your kids are rock stars see you again soon Chris

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This team is top notch. Fun tour all throughout the desert. Had such an amazing experience! Would def reccomend to anyone visiting San Diego

Thank acavitolo
randy a, General Manager at Academy Rentals & Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thank you for the great review!!! I bit warm. We sure did some ripping around... :)

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

What a fun day!!! We were vacationing in San Diego and decided to do something different so we looked up ATV's in the desert. We found Chris's company and we are so glad we did. We called the day before we wanted to go and...More

Thank Tony P
randy a, General Manager at Academy Rentals & Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thanks Tony for the great day.. you have a wonderful family...

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This met my expectations and Chris was on time to meet us when planned. Great time letting us go at the pace needed and having the halo of Ret on the back side was awesome. Felt cared for the whole time. We were joined by...More

Thank Roger C
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Jacob R
13 January 2016|
Response from randy a | Property representative |
wow ..sorry about that Jacob .we did not see you question. until now.. 6 years and up to drive one and any age to ride in a car. thank you