Sights of San Diego Harbor: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

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Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore San Diego's incredible waterfront!

We'll point out and tell you all about the attractions, statues, buildings, parks, memorials and more that make up the incredibly beautiful San Diego Harbor.

Aside from the sights, you'll learn a bit about San Diego's history, the bay itself and wildlife that frequent the area.

Tour highlights include the USS Midway Museum, Seaport Village, Rady Shell, Coronado Bridge, Ruocco Park, Bob Hope Memorial, Maritime Museum of San Diego & more!

The tour also comes with fun location based trivia questions. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer.

Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play.

Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route.

Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: San Diego County Administration Building, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

If you take a look across the road you will see the "Jewel on the Bay" notable for its architecture. We'll tell you why.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N Harbor Dr Discovery Pier, San Diego, CA 92101-3309

The museum preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea-vessels in the United States. We'll give you a brief overview on a few of the vessels you can see from the dock.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Portside Pier, 1360 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-3322

One of the only restaurants in the area constructed entirely on an over-water platform, with panoramic views of the bay. It's not just for those eating, either!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cruise Ship Terminal, 1140 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

B-STREET PIER. The majority of cruise-ships leaving from San Diego dock here. We'll tell you where some of them are headed.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: USS Midway Museum, 910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-5811

Here you'll see a decommissioned naval aircraft carrier, known as the Midway, that's been docked right here on Navy Pier and turned into a museum. We'll tell you about it's service.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Homecoming Statue, 700 N. Harbor Drive Tuna Harbor Park, San Diego, CA 92101

We'll tell you the story behind the statue which expresses the joy of a sailor returning to his family after a long period at sea.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tuna Harbor Park, Tuna Ln, San Diego, CA 92132-0001

Hear how this park was formerly known by the funny-sounding name and why.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: PR7G+3G2 San Diego, CA, USA

THE BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF MEMORIAL. Hear about the memorial dedicated to the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which is considered the largest naval battle of World War II.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Public Art "Embracing Peace", Tuna Ln, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

We'll tell you the origins of the statue which date back to an iconic photo in 1945.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: A National Salute to Bob Hope & the Military, Tuna Harbor Park, San Diego, CA

We'll tell you why this statue is a well deserved salute to an actor and comedian known worldwide and his greatest legacy.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: U.S.S. San Diego Memorial, Harbor Drive & G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

The memorial you'll see here, honors the USS San Diego and it's crew, who served during World War II.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ruocco Park, 585 Harbor Ln, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Welcome to Ruocco Park! A 3.3-acre waterfront park featuring quaint rest-areas, complete with greenery like shrubs, trees & grass as well as some unique public artwork.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: PR6H+F94 San Diego, CA, USA

THE RIPARIUM. If you look at the sculpture as a whole, including the poles and-cables used to suspend the tree, what do you see? We'll tell you!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, 598 Harbor Ln Seaport Village, San Diego, CA 92101

Not only can you buy delicious fish, but you can gain an understanding and appreciation of the San Diego fishing and aquaculture industry.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Seaport Village, 849 W Harbor Dr Downtown, San Diego, CA 92101-7744

Opened in 1980, the village's aesthetics were intended to recreate a harbor-side setting of a century ago.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Merchant Seamen Memorial, Downtown San Diego, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

We'll tell you how this memorial pays tribute to all who lost their lives working in the merchant shipping industry.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: PR4J+R4W San Diego, CA, USA

BRIEF HISTORY OF SAN DIEGO. As you walk along the beautiful waterfront and stare out at San-Diego Bay, it seems like the perfect time to tell you a little bit about the history of this incredible city.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: San Diego Blues Festival, Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

You're currently walking through the venue for the annual San Diego Blues Festival. Since its debut in 2011, the festival has become a must-attend event for blues fans across the country.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 1080 Gunpowder Point Dr, Chula Vista, CA 91910, USA

San Diego's goal is to both develop their economic base and, at the same time, protect the ecosystems that make up this unique natural treasure.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Roy's Restaurant, 333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Hear how Roy is known for his Hawaiian inspired cuisine, blended with California French Japanese cooking traditions, created with fresh ingredients from the Islands.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

We'll point out the roof to the Sails Pavilion which is intended to reflect San Diego's maritime history, as well as to advertise the center's proximity to the San Diego shore.

Stop At: Flame of Friendship, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

You'll hear about this eye-catching sculpture, which in Spanish is called 'Flama De-La Ahmistad', which was created by Leonardo Nierman of Mexico City.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, 222 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Jacobs Park's Rady Shell is a state of the art concert-venue, that is said to elevate the experience of live music. We'll tell you how it came to be.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Coronado Bridge, State Route 75 South Embarcadero, San Diego, CA 92101

Hear the interesting reason why the bridge takes a very unusual curved path, rather than a straight and much more direct one.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fifth Avenue Landing, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

SUPERYACHTS. We'll tell you about this docking area, known as Fifth Avenue Landing and composed of 12 slips designed for superyachts.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Embarcadero, Harbor Drive between Market and Grape streets World Pier, San Diego, CA 92101

You'll be walking along the Embarcadero the whole time!

Pass By: Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101-2429

Not a point of interest, but the tour passes by and you can spend as much time here as you like before continuing on.

Pass By: Wyndham San Diego Bayside, 1355 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Not a point of interest, but the tour passes by and you can spend as much time here as you like before continuing on.

Pass By: Public Art "Last Call", Waterfront Park, Parking Garage Stairwell, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Not a point of interest, but the tour passes by and you can spend as much time here as you like before continuing on.

Pass By: Claim Jumper Steakhouse & Bar, 1355 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Not a point of interest, but the tour passes by and you can spend as much time here as you like before continuing on.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • This is a self-guided tour and you'll use your own vehicle. Please follow all provincial health regulations regarding mask use when visiting attractions.
Inclusions
  • Customer Service via Phone & Email
  • Download on WIFI before (no signal required or data used during tour)
  • Flexible dates - tour is yours to keep and enjoy anytime on Tripvia Tours mobile app
  • Live GPS map shows route & your location
  • Tour guide commentary automatically plays at each point of interest
  • No time constraints, take as long as you like to complete the tour


Exclusions
  • Smartphone or tablet
  • Headphones (optional - audio will play from device speaker too)
  • Attraction Tickets
  • **Recommended attractions may be closed/inaccessible due to season or reasons beyond our control.
  • Entry/Admission - Maritime Museum of San Diego
  • Entry/Admission - USS Midway Museum
  • Entry/Admission - San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge


Departure Point
San Diego International Airport, 3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA


Departure Time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Standard Tour
8/14/2020 - 10/12/2023
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM


Duration
1 to 2 hours

Return Details
Fifth Avenue Landing, San Diego, CA 92101, USA


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