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San Diego's Best 3-Stop Brew Hops

Three Self-Guided Brewery Tours Pouring Amazing Craft Beers

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Whale Watching

San Diego's Year Round Whale Watching Schedule

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San Diego's 59-Mile Scenic Drive

Encompassing a good portion of the city's most outstanding attractions, taking San Diego's 59-mile scenic drive is a beautiful way to spend a day.

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Discover San Diego's 7 Natural Wonders

Put on your hiking shoes, grab the camera and explore one of the most diverse and Instagram-worthy regions in the USA.

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San Diego Whale Watching Cruises Downtown

Jun 29 - Sep 3, 2018

San Diego is a top location in the world to watch blue whales as they migrate along the southern California coastline. There's no need to go to Newport to whale watch, when San Diego has some of the top whale watching companies in CA. Join Hornblower Cruise for a breathtaking experience on the open ocean in search of whales:you may see Humpback, Fin, Minke, Killer or Grays  & up to 5 varieties of dolphins, sea lions, marine birds such as brown pelicans, boobies, herons, king fishers and egrets and more. As we make our way on a4 hour tour, we’ll be treated to a live narration by our experienced captain and our on-board naturalist (from the San Diego Natural History Museum). You’ll stay cozy and comfortable with both indoor and outdoor seating with sky decks up to 30 ft high. Snack bar w/hot food, adult beverages and souvenirs.

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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Apr 17 - ongoing

The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and end their day with a cannon salute. Watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.

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San Diego Craft Brewery Tour

Jan 4 - ongoing

We leave our Downtown San Diego location and visit the epi-center of America's craft beer scene. We will board our merry bus and visit breweries such as Green Flash, known for their IPA's and fun loving Pacific Ales - we do a production tour of their facility. We do a behind the scenes tour at Ballast Point Brewery with a possible stop at a mystery brewery. Lunch is served at Green Flash, which serves award winning foods and has dozens of craft beer on tap. The last brewery will be either Ale Smith or Rough Draft.

This tour is for the hard core beer lover, and includes hoppy and earthy brews. You will go behind the scenes and learn from local brewers how their unique beer is made. This is our best selling tour!

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Coronado Bay and the Beach Tour

Apr 25, 2018 - ongoing

Get a taste for charming Coronado, just a ferry ride away from downtown San Diego! Stroll around beautiful streets lined with cafés, boutiques, and multi-million dollar homes. Then, dip your toes in the sandy beaches along the Pacific Ocean. End your morning with a taste of the luxe life and a visit to the iconic Hotel del Coronado.

Tour Highlights

Discover the sunshine and scenery of the famed Coronado Island
View the iconic Coronado Bay Bridge from a local ferry
Visit the historic Hotel del Coronado, where celebs and presidents have laid their heads
Enjoy a delicious treat at our favorite local eatery
Gain a unique insight into an ‘island’ town that’s home to the US Navy, a gluttony of multi-million dollar homes, and a sea of enthusiastic beach dwellers

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San Diego's Best 3-Stop Brew Hops

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Whale Watching

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San Diego's 59-Mile Scenic Drive

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Discover San Diego's 7 Natural Wonders

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San Diego Whale Watching Cruises Downtown

Jun 29 - Sep 3, 2018
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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Apr 17 - ongoing
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San Diego Craft Brewery Tour

Jan 4 - ongoing
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Coronado Bay and the Beach Tour

Apr 25, 2018 - ongoing
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Cruise Ship Passengers Discount

San Diego Sailing Tours
Valid: Aug 13, 2018 - ongoing

Passengers on Cruise Ships with San Diego as a Port of Call can enjoy 10% off of their sailing excursion with San Diego Sailing Tours! Enjoy a private sailing tour of the San Diego Bay or join one of...

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Kids Ride Free with Bike & Kayak Tours La Jolla

Bike & Kayak Tours, Inc. - La Jolla
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2018

Offer is valid when an adult purchases a full price single kayak, they will be upgraded to a double kayak at no additional cost. One kid per each paid adult.

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San Diego Beer, Wine & Spirits Tours
Valid: Oct 20, 2017 - ongoing

Book a Chauffeured Distillery Tour and receive a FREE canvas tote bag! Book your tour today by calling 858-551-5115. We are open every day from 9am-9pm (PST).    

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