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Tours & Sightseeing for the Disabled

Get an insider's perspective on San Diego

View San Diego from the water aboard a luxury ship or see all the landmarks as part of a on-and-off tour, you will find an accessible sightseeing tour that caters to your interests.

There's no better way to start off your San Diego vacation, then with a sightseeing tour. Whether you choose to view San Diego from the water aboard a luxury ship or see all the landmarks as part of a hop-on-and-off tour, you will find an accessible tour that caters to your interests.

Hornblower Cruises & Events:
Experience the sights, sounds and sweeping city views from the rails of one of its luxury yachts. The fleet of seven charter yachts includes the flagship, Lord Hornblower, modeled after a turn-of-the-century steamship. Tours choices range from one- and two-hour narrated harbor tours daily and seasonal whale watching adventures to three-hour nightly dinner dance cruise and Sunday champagne brunch cruises.

  • The Lord Hornblower and Adventure Hornblower both feature an accessible ramp, with large viewing windows and restrooms on main deck; access to upper and lower decks is by stairs
  • The Inspiration Hornblower has an accessible ramp and restrooms, plus an elevator to the lower deck
  • Inquire about assisted listening options at ticket booth; Spanish translation available
  • Inform the reservations staff if accessible ramp is needed

Old Town Trolley Tours:
Featuring a running narration of San Diego history, plus many entertaining and amusing anecdotes and stories, the Old Town Trolley Tours is a two-hour, fully-narrated trackless trolley tour.  One-day tickets allow guests unlimited use of Old Town Trolley Tours, with on-and-off privileges at eight different stops throughout downtown San Diego, Balboa Park and Coronado Island.

  • Old Town Trolley has 3 vehicles with lifts, with 2 spaces for wheelchairs on each. Trolleys with lifts are available with 24 hour notice.
  • 11 stops to exit, sightsee, shop, dine and re-board
  • Written scripts of tours are available
  • Additional description tours available for persons with vision disabilities
  • Trolleys depart every 30 minutes from several popular San Diego locations
  • Tour is a minimum 2 hours, with option for all day

Seal Tours:
Daily, 90-minute land and water tours aboard amphibious vehicles that start in downtown San Diego and splash down into the Big Bay and Mission Bay, and feature magnificent views of the city.

  • Manual lift boarding available from Seaport Village

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