Coronado Island Tours – Things to Do

Coronado Beach Company Tours
See all of beautiful Coronado in under an hour and easily plan your entire visit on an Island Tour by Coronado Beach Company.

Boarding Locations and Times:
-Coronado Ferry Landing:  9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:40 AM and 12:40 PM
-Coronado Visitor Center:  2:00 PM

-Glorietta Bay Inn:  3:00 PM

Please arrive at one of the three boarding locations at least five-minutes prior to your preferred tour time.  Visit for more info and online bookings.

The Coronado Historical Association’s Historic Walking Tour is one of the best ways to experience the history of Coronado. When you slow down, you have a chance to see, hear, and remember this place that Hollywood stars, princes, and presidents have enjoyed. Everywhere you look in this charming beach town, you find history. And, that history is easiest to see on foot. Every tour purchase supports the Coronado Historical Association (CHA) and its mission. The tour is offered on Sundays at 11 am and Thursdays at 1pm, leaving from the CHA at 1100 Orange Avenue. Tours are approximately 90 minutes and two miles at a comfortable pace. Adults $20, Children 12 and under $5. For more information, visit the CHA website. 619-435-7242

The Official Hotel Del Coronado Tour includes a historical walk through the grounds of the Victorian style Hotel and is the only tour approved and available and sanctioned by the hotel management where you are also allowed inside the hotel. The tour is operated by the Visitor Center and the Coronado Historical Museum. The tour begins in the front of the Grande Hall of the Hotel Del Coronado Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30 am, Saturday, and Sunday at 2:00 pm. The fee is $15, reservations are required and it is a 60- minute tour. To schedule a tour day and time, or for more information, please call 619-437-8788.

The Coronado Walking Tour is a 90 minute tour of Coronado. It starts in the Glorietta Bay Inn Lobby on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 11 am, the fee is $ 12. To schedule a tour day, or for more information, please call 619-435-5993.

The City of Coronado’s Public Art Tour is a tour is a public tour for all and it is Free! This tour was created to promote awareness and appreciation of the arts. All you have to do is print out the brochure and take a walk through Coronado while enjoying many public art presentations found around Coronado. For more information please call 619-522-7326.

The Coronado Tree Tour is a tour through Spreckels Park to learn the histories, origins, and the care for more than 100 trees in the park. It costs $10 and is about 90 minutes. To schedule a tour, or for more information, please call, 619-435-1764.

The Gondola Cruise Tour is a tour in which you depart from the Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the Gondola Cruises offer a romantic Venetian-style cruise through the enchanting canals and waterways of the Coronado Cays. To schedule a tour, or for more information,

The Old Town Trolley Tours are a fun and easy way to see San Diego, the Old Town Trolley tours the Gaslamp Quarter, World-famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Seaport Village and Old Town. Pick-up from Coronado every half-hour at McP’s Irish Pub & Grill on the 1100 block of Orange Ave. To schedule a tour, or for more information, please call, 619-298-8687 or visit

The Fat Woody Beach Cruiser Experience is a 90 minute guided electric bicycle tour of Coronado Island’s most beautiful coastal bike paths, scenic photo hotspots, areas of historical interest, and retail shops. Visit for more info.

You can also make up your own private and personnel tour. It is only 7 miles around the perimeter of a Coronado, including going under the bridge and to the end of the Shores condos. It is about a 2 hour walk, however it is worth taking the time to see all of the unexpected things that you might enjoy while walking around on your own. It is a beautiful tour that includes all sides of the island including from the Bay to the Beach and back.