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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

Highlights
  • Drive a speedboat through the famous San Diego Harbor
  • Follow a guide in a separate boat and communicate via radio
  • Photo stops allow time to appreciate the harbor sights
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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
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Overview

Experience Southern California boating life on a pristine speedboat tour you get to drive yourself through the San Diego Harbor. Every detail is arranged: Get a lesson in safety and operating the boat before taking the helm and following a guide in a separate vessel. Communicate via a two-way radio while soaking up fantastic views from the water of sights like the Coronado Bridge, US Navy ships, and Seaport Village.

What to Expect

Meet your guide at the Cabrillo Isle Marina at the time you picked at checkout, and begin with an orientation that covers operating the F13 speed boat and a lesson in safety, hand signals, and boating rules.

Settle in with your party and choose who will take the wheel, and then set off on a 2-hour tour of San Diego Harbor highlights. There will be a chance to switch drivers at photo stops along the way.

Follow your guide in a separate boat, communicating via a two-way radio whenever needed. Feel the sea breeze and saltwater spray as you zip through the harbor for closer views of historic and Naval ships like the Star of India and USS Midway.

Get a great perspective on the Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, and the downtown San Diego skyline, and keep an eye out for sea lions and other marine life that mingle with boat traffic.

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1 - 5 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lots of Fun with Tour!

We loved the boat ride and took turns driving the boat. Our tour guide was excellent with our 4-boat group tour. My family and I loved to see the seals close up. We also had lots of other fantastic ocean and coastal views. We recommend...More

Thank sguttman2018
clboone, Public Relations Manager at Speed Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

This is a great tour for all ages! Thanks for coming on a tour with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Better than Awesome!

We only had one day in San Diego so we wanted to make it count. The Speedboat Adventure sound like something fun and different. We arrived on a Monday morning to find we were the only ones on the tour. We headed out with our...More

Thank Mac D
clboone, Public Relations Manager at Speed Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mac, What an incredible review, thank you so much. I am so happy you had such a great time. If you're ever in San Diego again, come say hi!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile
Another fun adventure!

This was our 2nd visit to Speed Boat Adventure and we were not disappointed. Thank you Nick, you were a great tour guide! Perfect mix of safety and full throttle fun. We will make this a San Diego vacation tradition. Cheers!

1  Thank Caroline S
clboone, Public Relations Manager at Speed Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Caroline, It was a blast having you on a tour with us for the second time around! We love that we can bring the speed & fun while still being safe. We'll be absolutely thrilled to take you out again!

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Best guided tour and adventure in San Diego!

We just came back from a 5 days spring break vacation, and among all the things that we did (and we did a lot - San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, SeaWorld, PetCo Park Ball Game and Fireworks, Gaslamp, Patriot JetBoat, USS Midway, etc.), I have...More

1  Thank whchuang
SpeedBoatAdvent... S, Public Relations Manager at Speed Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! Your opinion is important to us and it means the world to us to hear that you had such a wonderful experience. Hope to see you and your family again!

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile
Just amazing

We booked this tour and arrived and turned out it was only us that was booked on the tour as low season. That being said Carl was amazing and made the trip, one of the best trips I have ever done. Well worth every penny...More

Thank greenplane
SpeedBoatAdvent... S, Public Relations Manager at Speed Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your experience! We hope to see you again soon!

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