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See the San Diego sights at your own pace in this easy-to-navigate 2-passenger GoCar. Choose from a selection of itineraries and tour lengths, including a 1-, 2-, 3-hour or full-day rental. Then maneuver your three-wheeled GoCar through downtown, the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo and more. Don't worry about navigation: The vehicle’s talking GPS always knows where you are, even if you don’t.

Highlights

  • GoCar rental in San Diego
  • Enjoy a self-drive tour of San Diego sights, guided by talking GPS
  • Travel around the city at your own pace in a 2-seater vehicle
  • Choose a 1-hour, 2-hour, 3-hour or full-day tour
  • Visit downtown, the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo and more
  • Includes fuel, helmets, map and basic insurance

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

It’s not every day that you have a convertible yellow talking car at your disposal. As you drive, the GoCar tells you where to turn and what you're passing, and it waits patiently if you want to stop. As soon as you turn your GoCar back on, the tour picks up where it left off.

What You Can Expect

San Diego GoCar Tour

GPS-guided Talking Tour Cars San Diego

Explore San Diego sights on your own schedule in a cute 3-wheeled, 2-passenger GoCar. Simply pick up your vehicle, see what you want as you make your way around the city, and bring the GoCar back when your time is up. Explore parts of San Diego that tour buses cannot go on a self-drive tour that can take from one hour to a full day, depending on which booking option you select.

Parking is hassle free due to the GoCar's small size, and in San Diego that's a huge bonus. You can even squeeze the tiny vehicle into motorcycle parking spots. You will receive helmets and a briefing on how to operate the car before you head out; no previous GoCar driving experience is necessary! Each car seats two and has a lockable trunk to keep your belongings safe.

The talking GPS provides clear directions and informative facts on notable sights, highlighting specific locations throughout San Diego as you drive. Suggested routes and time options are listed in the Itinerary section below.

Price is per person, based on two passengers per GoCar.

Itinerary

The following itineraries are only suggested GoCar routes. Your self-guided tour’s length may vary due to circumstances such as departure time, location, traffic and sightseeing. Upon pickup, GoCar tours can be customized with the sights you want to include.

1 hour tour:
  • Downtown San Diego
  • Historic Gaslamp Quarter
  • Petco Baseball Park
  • Horton Plaza
  • Bankers Hill Neighborhood
  • USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
  • Little Italy
  • Seaport Village

2-hour tour:
  • Balboa Park: El Prado Museum Complex and Spreckels Organ Pavilion
  • Petco Baseball Park
  • Historic Gaslamp Quarter
  • USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
  • Little Italy
  • Seaport Village
  • Spreckels Theatre
  • San Diego Zoo

3-hour tour — all of the above sights, plus:
  • Florida Canyon
  • Hillcrest Village Center
  • Mission Hills Neighborhood
  • Fort Stockton
  • California Mission Museum
  • Old Town San Diego
  • San Diego Bay and Harbor
  • Navel Training Center
  • Nuclear Submarine Base
  • Shelter Island
  • Cabrillo National Monument
  • Point Loma Lighthouse
  • Point Loma Ecological Reserve and Tide Pools
  • Whale Overlook
  • Rosecrans National Cemetery

Full-day tour — all of the above sights, plus:
  • Submarine Squadron 11
  • San Diego Sports Arena
  • Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center
  • Liberty Station
  • Sunset Cliffs
  • Pacific Beach

Customer Reviews

Blanca M USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2013

It was a lot more than I expected. Would recommend to everyone

Jonathan R Z

4 star rating: Recommended August 2012

It was great for the most part. There was a delay with the availability of our car, and I felt that since I asked to rent the car for 2 hours, I shouldn't have been given a 3-hour choice as one of the programmed tours-- I ended up taking the latter, not realizing that 1) it would take 3 hours and that I'd be charged accordingly. I do feel that some of the dangers inherent with driving on busy streets w/ SUVs is somewhat under-emphasized.

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