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Set sail from Oceanside during a whale watching excursion led by a certified naturalist guide. Board a comfortable 50-foot (15-meter) catamaran with covered areas for seating and cruise along San Diego’s coastline to spot whales and other marine life, getting as close as possible without disturbing them. Plus, choose from multiple departures to easily fit this whale watching tour into your schedule.
Visit four highlight towns in North San Diego County—and immerse yourself in the region’s beachy, laidback vibes—on this private, half-day tour. Pick between morning and afternoon departure times, grab your helmets and e-bikes, and set off. You’ll visit Del Mar, Solana Beach, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, and Encinitas; will discover highlights like the Del Mar Racetrack and the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve; and will learn more about the area from your guide’s insider commentary.
Explore the history and hot spots of your location by solving scavenger hunt and trivia style riddles on this engaging walking tour. Your team will earn points and be guided farther along the route with every riddle. Play from the convenience of your smartphone whenever you’re ready for an adventure!
Join us for a unique, private adventure in San Diego & the surrounding areas, with a guided tour in a motorcycle sidecar! Learn about the past & present of “America’s Finest City”, the birthplace of California, cruising in style! It's safe, it's fun, & it's an unforgettable experience of a lifetime! With Pegasus Sidecar Tours, your private driver and guide will take you on a tour around the beautiful San Diego area in our top-of-the-line 3-person sidecar rigs. This means 2 passengers can sit in the sidecar, and a third behind your personal driver and guide. Our helmets are equipped with industry leading SENA communication system offering 4-person HD audio connectivity, so you can talk directly with one another & with the guide during the entire tour. Pets are also allowed to ride along, for what is life without our furry friends! There is even a convertible top that can enclose the sidecar in case (by some rare chance in San Diego) it rains.Tours are private & highly customizable.
This tour will take guests through these unique communities in North San Diego County; Del Mar, Solana Beach, and of course Torrey Pines. This tour is unique because we will be able to cover nearly 15 miles in 2.5-3 hours on capable and easy-to-use electric bike. All of our bikes have different levels of pedal assist, as well as different options for using a throttle. We have bikes suitable for riders 4'11" and taller, but we also have options for children! We have two (2) Rad Power Radwagon cargo bikes which have seats for up to two children. Additionally, we have child seats for children up to 45 pounds that can be installed on our electric bikes. Our tour guides have extensive knowledge of local cuisine, beer and wine options, artisans, art galleries, local surf spots, and so much more. If you have something that you are dying to see, do, or learn about while on the tour, please ask us! We love catering our tours to each group. Ask us about extending your ride with a rental!
Savor the distinctive flavors of Carlsbad Village with a 3-hour food and walking tour of the scenic seaside gem. Get an insider’s look at the culinary scene, local history and landmarks as you explore with knowledgeable guides, and enjoy a series of six gourmet tastings. Pause to sip award-winning California wines, sample luscious desserts and try a series of unique specialty foods, and season your experience with behind-the-scenes stories about Carlsbad Village’s vibrant gourmet culture, hippest restaurants and cutting-edge artisanal products.
Limited on time, but still want to enjoy a fun and exciting experience? This is the tour for you. Our phone app guided tour will take you to white sand beaches, panoramic viewpoints, places to explore, beautiful gardens, local history and excellent restaurant and coffee house suggestions. All restaurant suggestions include links to their menu so you can decide if you want to stop. The app has eleven stops for you to enjoy along the 10 to 12 mile route. Experience North County like a “local” would with this tour. Forget traffic jams and parking hassles, get lots of fresh air and the thrill of riding a Pedego Electric Bike. The map on your phone will show you the stops and the route we recommend. It will also show your position along the route, so you will not get lost. When you get close to a scheduled stop, your tour guide will share information, history, and stories with you. Do not forget your ear bud or earphones for best audio enjoyment. Also bring your phone charging cord.
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What are the best Sightseeing Tours in Carlsbad?
The best Sightseeing Tours in Carlsbad according to Viator travelers are:
- Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA
- Local Guided Electric Bike Tour from Solana Beach to Encinitas
- Scavenger Hunt & Trivia Game: Phone-Guided Walking Tour through Carlsbad Village
- Oceanside, Auto Museum & Winery Tour & Tasting
- Private North County San Diego Electric Bike and Hike Tour
What Sightseeing Tours in Carlsbad are taking additional safety precautions?
These Carlsbad experiences are providing additional COVID-19 safety measures:
What Sightseeing Tours in Carlsbad are good for avoiding crowds?
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