San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

You are the Captain at San Diego Speed Boat Adventures! There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as flying across the water in your very own Speed Boat! San Diego Speed Boat Adventures delivers a one-of-a-kind adventure: a narrated Bay tour with a twist: you captain your own speedboat, while the guide up ahead uses a two-way radio to narrate all that you’re seeing, from the city skyline, the USS Midway to the Coronado Bay Bridge.

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Save on your San Diego, California vacation package when you combine your hotel with San Diego Speed Boat Adventure Tour. Navigate and captain your own speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our 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. Fully narrated tour for 13 miles on the Big Bay, you will have a once-in-a-lifetime view of Navy Ships, The USS Midway aircraft museum, and Coronado Bridge. You will also see 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 San Diego Harbor home.

San Diego Speed Boat Adventures is one of the most exciting ways to experience the San Diego Harbor!

Jorge Mendez
Jorge Mendez
23:39 23 Nov 21
It was one of the most thrilling experiences I've ever had. So worth your money. All the staff was extremely nice and... knowledgeable.read more
Abigail Fernandes
Abigail Fernandes
22:10 17 Nov 21
This was such a thrilling experience! You get a chance to switch partners giving both individuals a chance to try it... out! It’s such a fun way to explore the Marina! They show you around a few spots! Loved this experience, a must do while you’re in San Diego!read more
Abby E
Abby E
13:28 29 Oct 21
This was a surprise gift to my husband on our honeymoon and it was perfect! Our guide drew was so funny and... knowledgeable of the sights. He maintained a great personality with it all, there was a small issue with one of the boats on the tour but he was a pro and took care of it perfectly and we all still had a blast! The sights and the water and the service was perfection we were very happy with it all! Thank you drew so much for a memorable experience!read more
Larry Burns
Larry Burns
18:48 23 Sep 21
The speed boat tour was fun. The reason I am only giving it 2 stars is because we purchased the upgraded HP package but... that did not give us anything better. We had a faster boat but that didn't not allow us to go any faster than the slower boat in front of us. In fact, we spent a lot of time having to slow down so we wouldn't hit the boat in front of us. It just wasn't worth the money .read more
Rick Ylauan
Rick Ylauan
22:59 03 Sep 21
Fun experience, we had captain Dave as our guide. He gave us instruction on how to operate our boat, what to expect... from boat traffic, and how to handle right of way. We felt safe with him. We had Go Passes; booking our reservation was easy. We recommend doing this attraction.read more
Ayoub Ziani
Ayoub Ziani
22:22 12 Aug 21
5 out of 5 would definitely go again. Our tour guide Lucas was excellent and didnt micromanage anything. I'd recommend... him for sure. Also explained and educated the group on the sights we saw as we passed them. Very knowledgeable.read more
Katelynn Padilla
Katelynn Padilla
02:20 12 Aug 21
This experience is one of a kind and worth every penny! Tanner was our instructor and he was amazing. He was super... patient and kind and allowed us to make the most of our speeding experience.read more
David Shumate
David Shumate
14:53 03 Jul 21
This is a must do activity for visiting San Diego! It’s our first time here and it was a great way to see the city from... the bay and learn a few things. The boats are so easy to operate and so much fun! Great tour guide as well...very funny!read more
URSULA HAND
URSULA HAND
22:00 23 Jun 21
We own a boat and have access to lakes, rivers and the Gulf of Mexico, so to give this review, you'll have some... context. I'm a mom and brought my teenage son and daughter. I felt safe and protected. Everything was explained very well. With that said, they didn't micromanage the fun out of the experience. We had a great time cruising the bay, seeing the wildlife up close, and getting that close on the water to a real battleship! This is well worth your time and money. Definitely glad we chose this one.read more
Steph Borgert
Steph Borgert
14:19 16 Jun 21
This was so much fun! Dave was our tour guide and did an excellent job of making sure we knew what we were doing when... it came to driving the boat as well how to keep safe on the water. We saw lots of sea lions too. Highly recommend this!read more
Stacey Borgert
Stacey Borgert
18:40 15 Jun 21
We went on the speed boat tour for a 9am tour. It was so much fun!! Our tour was with Dave, and he was awesome! I have... never drove a boat before so was very nervous. He helped talked me through everything we needed to do. He was very knowledgeable and made it fun. Would definitely recommend going! We saw a few sea lions while out as well!read more
Christopher Pessetto
Christopher Pessetto
14:53 12 Jun 21
My wife and I came here to celebrate our 10th anniversary! Needless to say, I was not disappointed. The boat was well... maintained and the tour guide was awesome! It was a fun little scenic tour around the Bay. You did get the opportunity to go fast on occasion but were required to match the speed of the boat in front of you, that was probably the only downside. For the most part, we had a blast! The next time we are in San Diego we will for sure do this again. My consumer rating A+read more
anuja patil
anuja patil
05:08 05 Jun 21
It was a one of the best experience I ever had. These speed boats are really fun! You can drive so fast and it is safe... as well. The guide was great too.read more
Sean Smith
Sean Smith
05:05 05 Jun 21
No complaints whatsoever. My second time booking this fun experience. The boats can have issues at times, but those... issues can easily be resolved. There's just something about getting out and so close to the water while yet still staying dry! And once those little boats get up to speed.... whoosh; "Whatta rush"!!!We Loved it! And this just another pertinent reminder of why SD IS SD!😊read more
Stacia Brennan
Stacia Brennan
12:47 04 Jun 21
We booked a last minute speedboat adventure in San Diego & had to pay for the upgraded boat since all the others were... rented. Let me tell you absolutely worth it!! Our boat was the fastest (said 50hp & others were 30hp) and our tour guide Captain Dave was a pleasure to lead us all through the bay. Unfortunately our radio was not hooked up properly so we missed the 1st 30 minutes of tour details & him describing what we were seeing - but we sped up next to him & he fixed it right away for us out on the water. And just so happens I met the owner Chris through a friend and he comped our goPro & gave us both free t-shirts! If you like being on the water & seeing all the sites from a different view (plus fooling around on a speed boat in open water) I would 100% book this tour! It lasted about 2 hours & I have phenomenal pictures of the San Diego downtown skyline & all the amazing places we saw. Keep up the great work guys & thanks again Chris for hooking us up!read more
Jonathan Engeron
Jonathan Engeron
10:52 24 May 21
Had a really great time boats were fast. I went at 5pm, was chilly as expected but overall It was fun and Capitan David... was awesome. He interacted with everyone, would say jokes and was extremely knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend trying it out.read more
Kurtis Kerr
Kurtis Kerr
01:05 19 May 21
We just went out this morning with captain John and had a great time. Highly recommend. Boat was super easy to handle,... and I haven't driven a boat in at least 20 years.read more
Cassie D
Cassie D
02:05 06 May 21
Me and my boyfriend had so much fun doing this. It's something that you should really do when you're gonna do vacation... in San Diego. The tour and the views are just so perfect, the tour guide was so funny that you actually enjoy listening to him, there was no boring moment and everyone with us had so much fun, me and my bf even switch in driving, the tour guide let us do it so we noth actually were able to experience drivingread more
Donya Asadi
Donya Asadi
05:26 27 Apr 21
The host of this tour was great. Loved him he made this experience really fun but the boat itself was pretty boring. I... thought I’d be more fun than jet ski but it really wasn’t. Just so you know before you go, ITS A TOUR ! You don’t go by yourself and if you get pretty slow people in your group don’t expect to go fast or anything. You are going to have to wait for them to catch up.read more
Ismael Cueva
Ismael Cueva
04:27 01 Apr 21
This was a BLAST and the crew was so nice and accommodating, they worked with us even after a little mistake had... occurred... in which they could have made the outcome sad for us... but they worked with us and got us in a boat and in the tour! And it was appreciated! Really fun! Recommend highly!read more
Beatriz Salas
Beatriz Salas
19:26 22 Mar 21
Super fun! I forgot out instructor's name but he was really helpful at giving us information. Super fun! Totally... recommend! When you come bring comfy clothes and warm ones if you're coming in the morning.read more
Eric Castaneda
Eric Castaneda
17:01 01 Mar 21
We had such a blast on the speed boats out here in San Diego. Captain John was very nice and friendly and he made sure... every one was having some fun! Definitely recommend to anyone who wants to try out driving your own speed boat! Definitely coming back again. -Captain Ericread more
Michelle Rosales
Michelle Rosales
22:04 23 Feb 21
This place is amazing! Had so much fun! I can’t recommend this place enough. It’s so worth the time and money! Scotty,... the tour guide, was just amazing! He was so nice and funny. Overall it was an amazing experience!read more
Angela Panfilo
Angela Panfilo
23:06 21 Feb 21
First-timer and had a blast especially with our captain. Not sure his name but he was great and definitely made this... experience one for the books. (Captain did the 11am session on 2/21/21) we even tipped him because he was great on giving us a tour.read more
Brown Eyed Girl
Brown Eyed Girl
01:32 28 Jan 21
I’m from San Diego and I loved this tour. It was so fun to sail on the water and see the sights. Captain John was... professional and informative. He kept us safe and entertained as we sail around the bay. The spots and photo ops were perfect and we have lots to look back on from this amazing tour. We will be doing this again soon. Thank you!!read more
Sheril Ladiero
Sheril Ladiero
18:47 21 Jan 21
I planned this for my boyfriend's birthday and it was an amazing adventure. The boat is simple to drive and the... instructor/tour guide will go over everything u need to know. It was the best way to spend our day and see the Harbor in a different way. Our tour guide was very friendly and professional. Bring some cash for tip later to show them you appreciate them.This was a great thing to do during Covid since we were in our own boat and kept a distance from other groups.read more
Mike Wishner
Mike Wishner
07:52 10 Jan 21
It was great to get out on the water and visit the points of interest with a knowledgeable guide. I was worried that... this would feel like a nose-to-tail horseback trail ride. NOT-AT-ALL. So you follow in the wake of the guide. It makes no difference except to give you the confidence that you are going in the right direction. Then, when you hit a point of interest, BAM...you get all the info you need. Reminds me of a cycle tour of other cities. Very informative and out there, active participation. Totally exceeded expectations.read more
Hayley Gharring
Hayley Gharring
03:06 28 Dec 20
Such a fun unique way to see the city. Got some beautiful pictures all while seeing the sights and hearing fun facts... from our amazing tour guide! Even got to see some sea lions! Would recommend to anyone! So fun and must do.read more
John Oliver
John Oliver
00:11 07 Dec 20
Captain Scott is more than amazing! We lucked out and were the only ones scheduled in our time slot, Such a... personalized tour! We laughed, we had so much fun, and saw AMAZING sites from sea lion's, and up close and personal to the USS Midway. We will recommend this to anyone! We're coming back with our whole family for some more fun!read more
LaVon Mobley
LaVon Mobley
02:20 16 Nov 20
The atmosphere was welcoming and warm. Our guide Scott was personable, but professional. He directed us in all safety... procedures and invited us to visit the wonderful cafe on the premises. What an awesome treat! Scott you're the best and allowed us to enjoy our anniversary in a brand new way! You rock!read more
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