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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

  • 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
San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
From US$69.89
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1pm Departure - Single BoatMost Popular
2-hour self-drive speed boat tour on San Diego Harbor. Select this option if you are traveling solo. The tour will depart at 1pm.
11am Departure - Single Boat
2-hour self-drive speed boat tour on San Diego Harbor. Select this option if you are traveling solo. The tour will depart at 11am.
1pm Departure- Double Boat
2-hour self-drive speed boat tour on San Diego Harbor. Select this option for 2 passengers in the same boat. Tour will depart at 1pm. IF BOOKING MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE ORDERS.
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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 267 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience!

My boyfriend and I took the speedboat tour, and it was the most fun we had during our trip to San Diego. The tour guide is very likable, informative and humorous! Highly recommend!

Thank Krystal V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wow! What a blast!

I didn't realize this was a thing haha. Wow what an awesome time! I don't think I've ever traveled this fast on water before. Would recommend!

Thank t0nyvee
Reviewed 13 August 2018
Awesome bachelor party activity

Had a great time on the water with Chris for my brother's bachelor party. He was an excellent tour guide and gave us plenty of opportunities to go fast! Definitely a memorable experience and the highlight of our day.

Thank piesinger
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile
Birthday gift

We had a great time, Andrew was our tour guide, he was amazing, very informative, fun!!! So sad we didn’t bring wallet and there is no way to leave a tip for him, please add an ATM machine close by.

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile
Awesome way to see the city!

Such a FUN way to see the city! My husband and I have spent a little time on boats so we were super excited to do this tour. Having our own speed boat to play around with in the bay sounded like the perfect way...More

Thank Merlot D
clboone, Public Relations Manager at Speed Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. There's a variety to see on the tour, and is definitely a great activity for anyone!

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13 August 2018|
Response from Monica B | Reviewed this property |
Yes we saw a couple with a kid that must have been 8+ years old