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San Diego: Waterfront Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

San Diego: Waterfront Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

From US$ 7.47 per person

Discover the magnificent San Diego harbor through a self-paced audio tour installed on your smartphone. Explore the sights of the Embarcadero and learn about the city's history, bay, and wildlife.

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Valid 999 days
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Audio guide included
Wheelchair accessible


  • Feel a connection with important historical events while visiting war memorials
  • Take in picturesque views of San Diego's harbor and waterfront
  • Enjoy the freedom of seeing the sights at your own pace and without a time limit
  • Hear interesting commentary about the top landmarks of San Diego's Embarcadero
  • Test your knowledge by playing fun location-based trivia games after the tour
Full description

Embark on a self-guided tour of San Diego's picturesque waterfront. Stroll past historical landmarks while listening to the audio guide installed on your own portable device.

After beginning your tour across from the San Diego County Administration Building, your audio guide will lead you along the city’s well-loved waterfront in discovery of historical buildings, maritime attractions, statues, monuments, and superyachts. See one of the country's largest collections of historic sea vessels at the Maritime Museum followed by military vessels at the USS Midway Museum. Hear the heartwarming stories behind the Homecoming Statue, the Flame of Friendship, the USS San Diego Memorial, and the National Salute to Bob Hope and the Military war memorial. Pose for a selfie at the Embracing Peace statue. Learn about the historic Port Pavillion on Broadway Pier and the Battle of Leyte Gulf Memorial. At Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, you'll find out about local fishing methods. Hear about San Diego’s goal to protect its ecosystems and the San Diego Bay Wildlife Refuge. Take in the views of the bay and the city skyline along the waterfront at Ruocco Park. Walk around Seaport Village, a picturesque 14-acre shopping and dining complex.

At the end of the tour, enjoy answering fun trivia questions based on the audio commentary.

  • Downloadable tour app for Android and iPhone
  • Lifetime tour access
  • Trivia challenge
  • Device and headphones
  • Attraction tickets
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

The tour begins at the San Diego Harbor across from the San Diego County Administration Building. *** the tour is accessed via the Tripvia Tours mobile app, not the Get Your Guide app. Unique code to access the tour provided after booking (found by clicking on 'More Details' then 'Notes from Activity Provider' section in confirmation email).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • Downloaded app

Know before you go

  • You will need WiFi or a good mobile signal to access and download the Tripvia Tours app (separate from Get Your Guide App)
  • The number of people you select for this tour is the number of devices you can download the tour to
  • You can use the tour at any date or time regardless of the date selected when booking

Product ID: 411465