Touring San Diego Via Trolley

Visiting San Diego is an experience of immersing yourself into the history of California, as San Diego was the first city established in the state. What better way to tour this city of both past and present than by trolley with narration from some of the most knowledgeable and humorous folks in San Diego? Old Town Trolley Tours has a wide variety of options for touring this magnificent city, the beaches, special attractions, and the neighboring towns of La Jolla and Coronado. Children under four are granted a free ride on all tours.

The Old Town Market Tour

The Old Town Market Tour escorts visitors and locals through 11 stops and over 100 points of interest. This trolley tour is designed to allow guests to hop on and off the tour at any and all of the 11 stops, and resume their trip with a future trolley that arrives at the depot every 30 minutes. One- and two-day tour tickets can be purchased, and an assortment of packages are available that combine the Market Trolley Tour with trips to the San Diego Zoo or other trolley tours. Tickets can be purchased online at a discount or at the trolley depot. Parking is free when starting your tour at the Old Town Market Depot.

The La Jolla and Mission Beach Tour

The La Jolla and Mission Beach Tour escorts guests through a 24-mile continuous beach tour. Guests can hop off and resume their tour at four stops along the way. San Diego has 70 miles of beach with coves, cliffs, and surf, and this is a great way to experience them. The tour takes between an hour and a half to two hours if ridden continuously.

The San Diego Seal Tour

Old Town Trolley Tours offers a unique experience with their hydra-terra amphibious vehicle that tours the streets of historic San Diego and then dives into the bay. The tour continues with a narrated glide-by of naval ships, tugboats, fishing vessels, and up-close encounters with sea lions and other wildlife.

Seal tours require reservations that must be made at the ticket booth. The San Diego Seal Tour can be combined as a package with the Old Town Market Tour.

The Cruise Ship Trolley Tour

The San Diego Shore Excursion for Cruise Ship Guests greets guests on the pier and escorts them to their private trolley. This one-and-a-half to two-hour charted tour treats guests to 25 miles of San Diego and Coronado. Tickets can be purchased online or at the pier-based booth depot.

Wedding and Celebration Charters

The Felicity White Wedding Trolley gives guests the red carpet treatment. Up to 22 passengers are escorted by tuxedo clad drivers on a narrated tour that can be custom designed by the celebrants.

Chartered Trolley Rentals

Custom designed private trolley tours treat a minimum of 25 passengers to a 26 mile tour of over 100 attractions on the original orange and green Old Town Trolley. This private tour includes complimentary pick up and drop off.

Guests of all tours are gifted with discount coupons that total up to $70 in value for local restaurants and attractions including the San Diego Zoo.