San Diego Speedboat Harbor Tour

San Diego Speedboat Harbor Tour

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on this Speed Boat Adventure Tour. A guided and narrated San Diego Harbor Tour with a twist. You are able to navigate and captain your own speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds – the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide introduce you to the beauty of San Diego Harbor. The witty yet historical narration is done through wireless disposable headsets that are given to each customer.

Your fully narrated tour lasts for 13 miles on the Big Bay. You will have a once in a lifetime view of Navy Ships, Aircraft carriers, Coronado Bridge, The famous Star of India and the historic ships of the Maritime Museum, the cruise ship terminal, Seaport Village, The downtown skyline, and all the wildlife that call the San Diego Harbor home.

Driving these 13 foot mini speed boats is exhilarating as well as easy and suitable for first time boaters.

This tour is priced per-person and a minimum order is 2 persons.

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Tour/Activity Details


1.75 hours


9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm daily

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Minimum 2 persons per order. Tour does not include hotel pick up. Please order online or call to order or for more information.



  • Your own F13 mini speed boat, seating 2 adults
  • USCG approved life jacket
  • Bottled water
  • Instruction covering boating basics, rules of the road, tour hand signals and a professional trained guide leading and narrating the tour.

About the boats:

  • Your boat is very safe, stable, and comfortable.
  • Boats are equipped with all the necessary coast guard approved safety equipment.
  • Each boat can carry up to 3 persons and is powered by a super-quiet, eco friendly 30 horsepower outboard motor.
  • Easy to drive! You will be sitting in a comfortable cushioned seat. You steer the wheel just like a car, and have a throttle on your side with 3 positions (forward, neutral, reverse). You can cruise slow or as fast as a jetski.
  • Boats do have a storage compartment but bags can get wet - so beware.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are there any restrictions or weight requirements?
Yes, there is a per boat weight limit of 450 lbs. A small child (under 50 lbs) is allowed to sit in the middle. You must be 18 years or older to drive a boat by yourself.

Any health restrictions?
Although usually calm, the harbor can be choppy at times. Those with neck or back problems or a recent surgery to participate should not participate. Pregnant women should not participate.

What to bring to wear?

  1. Wear what you would to the beach depending on the temperature (swimsuit in the summer and a jacket in the winter)
  2. Sandals or flip-flops
  3. A towel
  4. Sun block
  5. Sunglasses

Can we switch drivers?
Absolutely! You will stop several times during the tour and you can switch drivers if you like.

What if I am by myself?
If you have another single on your tour then you will may be paired together and you can make a new friend. If not then you get the boat to yourself!

What if I have never driven a boat?
No problem! The boats are very simply to operate and your guides will make sure you are fully comfortable with the operation before you leave the dock.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Minimum 2 persons per order. Tour does not include hotel pick up. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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September 27, 2017

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