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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure provided by San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

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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.
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You'll start at
1450 Harbor Island Dr
1450 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USACabrillo Isle Marina - Check in at the office located in suite 205
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    San Diego Speed Boat Adventures
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See all of San Diego Bay from a whole new perspective while you are the captain of your own speedboat on this San Diego Tour.
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    Pass by Point Loma
    Pass by Coronado Island
    Pass by USS Midway Museum
    Pass by Maritime Museum of San Diego
    Pass by San Diego Bay Walk
    Pass by Coronado Bridge
    Pass by Star of India
You'll end at
1450 Harbor Island Dr
1450 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USACabrillo Isle Marina - Check in at the office located in suite 205
See address & details
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
  • Get stellar views of US Navy ships, Coronado Bridge, and city skyline
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. If you prefer, you can depart from Coronado Island.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1450 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided and narrated tour
  • US Coast Guard-approved life jacket
  • Safety orientation
  • Your own F13 mini speed boat
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - San Diego Speed Boat Adventures
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for people with neck or back problems or a recent surgery to participate. Pregnant women should not participate
  • Bring a swimsuit in the summer and a jacket in the winter, sandals or flip-flops, towel, sun block, sunglasses
  • The per boat weight limit of 450 lbs (205kgs)
  • You must be 18 years or older to drive a boat by yourself
  • The boats do not have a storage compartment
  • No experience or boating license required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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JeanieCGirll wrote a review Mar. 2020
Spokane, Washington49 contributions10 helpful votes
This was a great experience starting with Tanya in the front office who helped us get the boat we needed to Scott who was our guide. The direction on how to manage the boat was clear and easy to follow. Scott was a great guide and kept us updated on the speaker about
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Robin S wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Awesome tour! Seeing the harbor from the water was fantastic! We had seen the USS Midway but being right beside it in a boat was an entirely different perspective. Loved the bait barge and seeing the sea lions up close and personal. Would definitely recommend this tour to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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KuniaJewel wrote a review Feb. 2020
Waipahu, Hawaii25 contributions5 helpful votes
Wow... what a unique way to see San Diego - from a Speed Boat! It was my 1st time to operate one, so I was naturally nervous when we were told that it has no breaks. But, you learn, & my fears subsided when I heard the joyful cheers of my 11yr old passenger enjoying the ride of
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from sdspeedboat, Front Office Manager at San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
Responded Feb. 26, 2020
Hi, and thank you so much for this review! We are happy to hear you felt comfortable and you both enjoyed it so much.
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Adam G wrote a review Feb. 2020
Farmingville, New York1 contribution
Had an awesome time! Tour guide was great, gave us good direction and insight in to the area. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from sdspeedboat, Front Office Manager at San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
Responded Feb. 26, 2020
Thank you so much for leaving the review an would recommend us!
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Steph S wrote a review Feb. 2020
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this was a great experience! only downside was someone that was apart of our tour group got nervous and slowed down the rest of us but other than that i would do this again!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from sdspeedboat, Front Office Manager at San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
Responded Feb. 18, 2020
On no, I'm sorry to hear one boat caused a slowdown. Please try us again and we'll make sure you get the perfect tour!
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About the operator

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By: San Diego Speed Boat Adventures
freelove1014
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Truly an amazing experience!
So much fun! My friend and I got on the double passenger boat and both got a turn to drive it. It was such a blast
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Ram111118251
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Friendly staff
Very much satisfied with the service and guidence, staff was very friendly. Would like to visit again.
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KangarooNYC
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A BUCKET LIST ADVENTURE!l - well worth it!
Thrilling. Beautiful. Loads of fun! We did this with our 11 yo son. Our guide was EXCELLENT. Tip: go in the morning
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Ivan B
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Awesome experience!
First time going on the boats and it was so much fun. Never driven a boat before and it was a blast doing so. Qui
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CarrieandCarter
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Amazing!
It was a great tour and adventure all in one. I would highly recommend!!! Even though there was a breeze and a b
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Jody B
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Awesome Way to See The Harbor!
What a great way to see the Harbor and be hands on. Could have spent a little less and gone on a harbor cruise wit
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mvdweerden
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Nice views of SD
Friendly staff and nice experience @SpeedBoat Adventures. We had great fun and took beautiful pictures of SD from t
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shawngoblue76
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Super fun time woohoo lol
Had a blast, soooo much fun and the tour guide was super awesome. I would recommend you guys to everyone. I totall
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danblaine2020
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Fun, very enjoyable. The tour guide was knowledgeable of the history of the different shops at anchor.
overall a very good experience for me and Dan. It was my first motor boat experience and I enjoyed it very much. To
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hulzu123
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Speed boat a must do on lost
That’s the thing you should do it’s thrill and fun. it was one of the amazing thing I did on my vacation.. worth th
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Expedition687602
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Great
I had a thrilling, great experience . Our guide was knowledgeable of what we needed to do to be safe and have a won
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mummieshouse
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Fun & see San Diego from another viewpoint
What a fun way to be a tourist &/or see San Diego from another viewpoint. Your group boats around the San Diego Bay
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gregoryt219
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an awesome experience
It was a great tour. Highly recommended on a sunny day. We were lucky enough to be the only boat for the tour. We s
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rheer8
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Amazing!
I booked with Speed Boat Adventures for my husband’s birthday! It was so easy to reserve and our tour guide was awe
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miketam83
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It was lit!
Had a great time with family. The instructions, and equipment were great, and expectations were exceeded. I'll def
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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