Tours in Encinitas

$219 for a Sunrise Balloon Flight for Two or Four-Hour Winery Tour for Two at Uncorked Tours ($438 Value)

Uncorked Tours

Murrieta

Drink a champagne toast on a 45- to 60-minute flight with receptions before and after, or tour three wineries in a limo coach with snacks

$438 $219

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Two-Hour Harbor Tour for One, Two, or Four from Flagship Cruises and Events (Up to 46% Off)

Flagship Cruises and Events

San Diego

Narrated cruise takes passengers on a 25-mile tour past sights such as Coronado Bridge, Point Loma, and North Island Naval Air Station

$28 $16

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90-Minute Cruise with Appetizers or Fondue for Two or Six from Ship 'N a Bottle (Up to 56% Off)

Ship 'N a Bottle

San Diego

Groups enjoy bottles of red or white wine paired with cheeses and fruit or sumptuous fondue as they tour around San Diego

$155 $69

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Two-Hour Kayak Whale-Watching Tour for One or Two from Everyday California (Up to 63% Off)

Everyday California

Everyday California

Kayakers can get up-close views of whales and dolphins during two-hour tour

$80 $30

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Yacht Tour with Light Refreshments for Two or Up to Six from Shared Dreams (50% Off)

Shared Dreams

San Diego

See whales, seals, battleships, and other San Diego sights during this customizable tour aboard a plush yacht

$300 $150

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Three-Hour Whale-Watching Tour for One, Two, or 10 from San Diego Whale Watch (Up to 61% Off)

San Diego Whale Watch

San Diego

Three-hour tours include narration by a naturalist, snack bar, and indoor and outdoor seating for 149

$48 $22

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Hour-Long Gaslamp Walking Ghost Tour for Two or Four from Ghostly Tours in History (Up to 48% Off)

Ghostly Tours in History

Ghostly Tours

Paranormal walking tour visits various sites of haunted history, from eerie backstreets to the hangouts of gamblers and gunmen

$40 $21

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Three-Hour Urban Scavenger Hunt for One, Two, or Four from City Cruiser (Up to 60% Off)

City Cruiser

Gaslamp

Pedal about town while visiting San Diego's best bars

$60 $24

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$25 for a Choice of Scavenger Hunt from Puzzling Adventures ($49.99 Value)

Puzzling Adventures

Multiple Locations

Scavengers enjoy the sights of the city while searching for clues and solving puzzles with friends

$49.99 $25

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$1,300 for a Three-Hour Yacht Tour with Drinks and Snacks for Up to 12 from Zolna Yacht Charters ($1,800 Value)

Zolna Yacht Charters

Harbor Island

Three-hour excursion on luxurious yacht complete with beer or wine and snacks

$1,800 $1,300

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Downtown Gaslamp Waterfront or Balboa Park Segway Tour from San Diego Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals (Up to 51%Off)

San Diego Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals

San Diego

Knowledgable guides lead tours that glide past the cobblestones and Victorian-era homes of the Gaslamp Quarter, or scenic Balboa Park

$99 $49

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$195 for a Champagne Sunset Hot-Air Balloon Ride with Champagne from Skysurfer Balloon Company Inc. ($ Value)

Skysurfer Balloon Company

San Diego

Riders admire the sunset and sip in-flight champagne during a balloon flight that lasts up to 60 minutes

$255 $195

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Four-Hour San Diego City Tour for One or Two from Five Star Tours (50% Off)

Five Star Tours

San Diego

A bus tour takes passengers to scenic and historical attractions, including La Jolla Bay, Little Italy, and Old Town San Diego

$46 $23

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Taste of Downtown or Taste of South Park Food Tour for Two or Four from A Taste of San Diego (Up to 47% Off)

A Taste of San Diego

Multiple Locations

Weekend tours offer 2.5 hours of tastings and progressive dinner at local culinary favorites downtown or in South Park

$150 $85

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Two-Hour Segway Tour of La Jolla or Balboa Park from We Love Tourists (64% Off)

We Love Tourists

Multiple Locations

After an orientation, guides lead segway riders past La Jolla landmarks and surf beaches, or through scenic Balboa Park

$149 $53

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Two-Hour Harbor Cruise for Two, Four, or Six from Hornblower Cruises (40% Off)

Hornblower Cruises

Marina

Cruise past barking sea lions and under the Coronado Bay Bridge on this two-hour cruise through San Diego’s picturesque harbor

$58 $35

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Sample Tacos and Tequila and Discover Old Town's Roots

Old Town History-and-Food Tour

San Diego

Hear stories from Old Town’s bygone days while sampling food at local restaurants with experienced tour guide Bianca Jaime

$45

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Haunted San Diego Tour for One, Two, or Four from Haunted City Ghost Tours (Up to 62% Off)

Haunted City Ghost Tours

Meeting Point: In Front of the Horton Grand Hotel

Visit notorious former brothels, haunted houses, and other sordid hangouts during a guided walking tour of the Gaslamp District

$39 $19

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Scavenger Hunt for Two, Four, Six, or Eight with New Clue Sheet from Where You Want to Be Tours (Up to 69% Off)

Where You Want to Be Tours

Petco Park

Amazing Race adventure to little-known locales throughout downtown San Diego

$120 $44

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Ghostly Tours in History's passionate guides unlock a portal to the paranormal, leading visitors to haunted and eerie sites around San Diego's Old Town district and Gaslamp Quarter. Depending on the tour, stops include Victorian mansions, the Whaley House, known graveyards, and even unknown graveyards, below which lie the bodies of restless souls. Featured on both the Travel Channel and the Fodor’s Top 400, the company offers walking tours as well as bus and limousine tours for guests tired from giving their assigned ghost a piggyback ride.

In keeping with the historical nature of the tours, each guide dons a period costume and alter ego, ranging from reformed vagabonds to pioneering entrepreneur cowboys. In reality, the cast of guides is equally as diverse, encompassing trained actors, students, a Navy serviceman, and past and present members of the San Diego Historical Society.

2461 San Diego Avenue
San Diego,
CA
US

Launched as a walking-tour company in 2003, Where You Want to Be Tours features a variety of custom adventures designed to show off the beauty of San Diego to locals and tourists. Most adventures last more than two hours, so tourists have plenty of time to stop and sightsee at spots such as Balboa Park and the shores of La Jolla. Today, the company has formed a set of all new clues and hidden gems and has also expanded its offerings with bike tours of locations such as Pacific Beach and Mission Bay and scavenger hunt adventures, which present a hands-on approach to urban exploration, turning tour routes into racecourses and throwing in physical challenges, including Frisbee-throwing contests.

611 K Street
San Diego,
CA
US

Even before you climb inside, the GoCar is clearly a car with a personality. The petite, three-wheeled two-seater has a hood that slightly resembles an eager-to-please smiley face, and an open top that seems custom-made for letting the breeze ruffle your hair. Then the real fun begins: built with the company's own software and a compassion for the voiceless robots of America, a talking GPS system guides two-seater GoCars through the city streets of San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Barcelona, Madrid, and Lisbon with cheerful, info-rich narration. Second only to having a knowledgeable local jog alongside your minivan, tours zip along at drivers' own pace and accommodate as many pit stops as time allows.

2100 Kettner Blvd.
San Diego,
CA
US

1050 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego,
CA
US

If you can't decide where to eat amid San Diego's wealth of top-tier restaurants, it might be time to go ahead and try them all at once. A Taste of San Diego leads culinary tours through the city's most interesting and respected foodie favorites, from the seafood of Seaport to the desserts of Eclipse Chocolate to the candy-paved sidewalk that connects the two. Other tour highlights might include gourmet olive oil from Olivetti Oil and Vinegar, the swank charm of Jsix, or Venissimo Cheese's world-renowned shrine to dairy. Tours dip into different neighborhoods depending on the theme, and the guides are always scoping out the scene to uncover hidden gems to add into the mix.

616 J Street
San Diego,
CA
US

Learn San Diego's history the same way you learned to be a doctor: on a trolley and inside a seafaring tour bus. Today's Groupon expertly chaperones you through the streets and seas of San Diego with an Old Town Trolley Tour and Seal Tour from Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego, Inc. for $27 (a $54 value). The two fully narrated tours last about three and a half hours combined.

4010 Twiggs St
San Diego,
California
US