San Diego Area Tours & Attractions

Available through 2017 SEAOC Convention registration

Contact Heather Caya for questions


Hours: 10am to 5pm

Cost: $64.99

Any Day

Spend the day at SeaWorld San Diego which offers roller coasters, rides, shows, attractions and family-friendly activities to please thrill seekers and animal lovers alike. Experience the new attraction Ocean Explorer™, the Orca Encounter and thrilling rides like Journey to Atlantis®, Shipwreck Rapids® and Wild Arctic®. Dive into the world of sea turtles at Turtle Reef, an attraction featuring a 280,000-gallon aquarium with up to 60 threatened sea turtles, an interactive game that teaches kids about the threats turtles face in the wild, a map that tracks rehabilitated turtles and an exciting ride called Riptide Rescue. Don’t miss the Pets Rule! ® show and the hilarious antics of Clyde and Seamore’s sea lion and otter show. Feed and touch dolphins, and get up-close to beluga whales, polar bears, sharks and penguins. Create memories to last a lifetime at SeaWorld. All shows, exhibits, aquariums and rides are included with park admission.

Free shuttle available from hotel; contact hotel concierge for details.

Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

USS Midway Museum

Hours: 10am to 5pm

Cost: $20 Adults

$17 Seniors (62+)

$10 Retired Military (w/ ID)

$15 Students (13-17 w/ ID)

$10 Children (6-12)

Free Children (5 and under)

Any Day

The USS Midway Museum is an unforgettable adventure for the entire family.

Guests can spend the day exploring more than 60 exhibits with a collection of 29 restored aircraft. The included self-guided audio tour, narrated by Midway sailors, brings carrier’s history to life. Those who dare can “take to the sky” aboard one of two flight simulators.

Photos Courtesy of USS Midway Museum

Belmont Park

Hours: Vary

Unlimited Ride Ticket Cost:

$20 Adults

$17 Juniors (Height Under 48″)

Any Day

Sure to please the entire family, Belmont Park is located on the surf and sand in Mission Beach and offers free parking and free park admission. Park visitors can enjoy the arcade and midway style games, shop and enjoy a wide array of cuisine throughout the Park which includes beachfront restaurants as well as food court style dining. Unlimited ride tickets offer visitors unlimited traditional and contemporary amusement park rides such as Vertical Plunge, Beach Blaster, Control Freak and Krazy Kars. The parks most distinctive attraction, the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster is one of two original oceanfront roller coasters still operating on the west coast.

Transportation not included.

Check the website for exact show and ride hours

San Diego Zoo

Hours: 10am to 5pm

Cost: $52 Adult 1-Day Pass

$22.45 Child 1-Day Pass (under 12)

$58 Adult 1-Day Pass Plus

$35.95 Child 1-Day Pass Plus (under 12)

Any Day

The 100-acre (40-hectare) Zoo is home to more than 3,500 rare and endangered animals representing more than 650 species and subspecies, and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. It is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park.

1-Day Pass Includes: One visit to the San Diego Zoo®, Guided Bus Tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, Skyfari aerial tram, and all regularly scheduled shows

1-Day Pass Plus Includes: All the features of the 1-Day Pass, plus choice of one 4-D Theater experience

Transportation not included.

Old Town Trolley

Hours: Vary

Cost: $35.95 Adults

$24.95 Juniors (4-12)

Free Children (3 and under)

Any Day

See the very Best of San Diego while you tour at your own pace! Old Town Trolley Tours® allows you “Hop on and off” at any of the convenient stops situated close to all popular attractions, shops and restaurants, including the Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo, Old Town, San Diego Harbor, Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Coronado Ferry Landing, and Little Italy. San Diego’s most popular tour includes an exciting 2 hour fully narrated tour of San Diego covering over 100 points of interest.

Free shuttle available from Hotel; please check with the concierge for details.

Check the website for exact maps, stops, and schedule

Old Town Trolley

San Diego SEALs Harbor Tour

Hours: Vary

Cost: $42Adults

$25 Children (4-12)

$10 Children (3 and under)

Any Day

It’s a boat! It’s a bus! It’s San Diego’s original amphibious Sea and Land Adventure! Don’t miss this exciting, entertaining adventure of a lifetime to see America’s Finest City as you have never seen it before! Experience San Diego by land and sea on San Diego’s only amphibious sightseeing tour. Enjoy a 90-minute fully-narrated journey including San Diego Bay’s Shelter Island and a chance to view San Diego’s skyline from the water.

Transportation not included.

San Diego Seal