GoCar San Diego Tours in San Diego, CA

2100 Kettner Blvd.San Diego, CA 92101
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Hop inside the world’s first-ever GPS-guided tour car and hit the town! This revolutionary tour experience will allow you to see San Diego’s top landmarks, neighborhoods, and more all from the comfort of your GoCar. Make the tour your own by stopping along the way to try some of San Diego’s renowned restaurants, shopping, and attractions.


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San Diego is the birth place of California. With its year-round mild and sunny climate, miles of sandy beaches, rich military history, amazing parks and historic old town, San Diego is as full of fun, lore and beauty as any city in America. And the GoCar — the first-ever GPS-guided Storytelling car® — is the perfect way to take advantage of that cultural diversity. Especially when it’s time to take a break from the beach!

One of the best ways to appreciate San Diego’s wonders is to get out of town. That’s right – tell your car’s tourist-friendly GPS to guide you to the Cabrillo Monument, a shrine erected in honor of the Spanish explorer who landed on local shores in 1542. On a crystal clear day, the panoramic views can’t be beat.

Stop along the way to visit the USS Midway aircraft carrier, SeaWorld San Diego or even the world famous San Diego Zoo. And don’t pass up the opportunity to explore all of Balboa Park – with over 25 museums and attractions, it’s the largest cultural park in America.

You can make the tour as long or short as you want. Best of all, the adventure happens at your pace. You can stop for photos, take detours, grab a coffee or break for seafood al fresco. You can also blaze your own trail and explore the city streets, neighborhoods and parks on your own.

Experience what the press is buzzing about, what visitors rave about, and what Time Magazine called “one of the most amazing inventions of the year.

GoCars hold a maximum of 2 people. Prices are per GoCar, not per person.

Must be 21 years or older to rent. Must possess a major credit card and valid driver’s license (international license is not necessary). GoCars do not accommodate car seats for children.

All riders must sign a standard participant agreement. Renters will have the option to purchase Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) insurance on the day of rental. On the day of rental, a security deposit will be held on the customer’s credit card. The security deposit is released when the GoCar is returned.

Renters are free to extend the length of their tour on the day of rental. Additional rental time may be purchased at time of rental and will be charged in 15-minute increments.

Tours start at 9:30am and leave every 15 minutes. After purchase, we will contact you directly to confirm your desired date and time based on availability. Cars must be returned to rental location before dusk or scheduled time.

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"Completely a waste of time"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed January 06, 2018 NEW
The engine is so loud that I just heard a few words from GPS audio, missing the turning instructions most of time. Half an hour tour will give you a small part of the route. What a waste of my vacation time! Strongly not recommend to anyone except those just want to waste time riding loud motorcycles for fun!
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David F
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed January 04, 2018 NEW
This was part of a package, so we tried it. Dose not live up to what was advertised. Would not waste spending money on it again.
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Troy, Michigan
"Tooling around San Diego"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 11, 2017
The GoCar is a GPS tracking car. As you drive past an area the car will instruct you where to go and will provide you with information on the area. You drive,brake, use turning singles by using the handlebars on the car. For touring a new place in a unique way, it was fun. It takes a while to adjust driving by handle bars. If you miss a turn the GPS does not redirect you back, so need to get back to where you were to get direction or tool around areas and the tracking device will eventually kick in to lead you around again. But I'd not stray to far away, don't want to get lost with no direction. I drove past the USS Midway, the beach, Little Italy, and Old Town and took a few pics. It does cost about $53 an hour to drive. I planned to take the car out on a 2 hour drive and was gone 3. I parked the car once and had a hard time restarting it but called the office up and they easily directed me on how to start it up.
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Patty C
Fargo, United States
"Go car was fun and silly but not for everyone"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 22, 2017
We rented the go car for city tour 2 hours. It was fun, I am a bit bigger and fit well. The cars are bumpy but all part of the fun. The guided talking GPS stops if you go off map in error so you have to figure way back to mapped trail. We laughed so hard and took it all in stride. Car goes 30 max and we didnt have trouble.
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"Horrible experience DO NOT DO THIS!"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed August 21, 2017
The cars are a road hazard. You spend most of your time just trying to navigate the streets without getting hit by other cars. The gps is slow and tells you to turn long after you were supposed to, and then shuts off because you went off route. The cars are small, and go really slow, make a lot of noise, and are really uncomfortable. Additionally the guy tried making me pay an extra 10$ for parking without telling me before. I came back after 20 minutes of boredom (it was supposed to be a 2 hour tour!) And i wasn't even offered any kind of refund. I emailed them and didn't get any response. This is not worth your time and money.
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Frequently Asked Questions about GoCar San Diego

What is a GoCar?
GoCar is the world’s first computer-guided storytelling car. The clever talking car navigates for you, but that’s not all. As you drive, it points out the sights and tells you the stories that bring San Diego to life.

How long are the tours?
The tours are as long or as short as you’d like it to be. We offer a variety of tour hours to fit your needs. The GoCars allow you to experience San Diego at your own pace. 

Do I have to stay on the tour navigation?

Absolutely not! If there is a sight you wish to see but is not yet included on the tour, just use the map we provide to navigate your own way through the city streets.

How many people fit in a GoCar?

GoCars hold a maximum of 2 people.

What happens if it rains?

It is possible to go out in a GoCAR in the rain – on the day you can either reschedule your tour with us for a day we expect dry weather or you may cancel with no fee.

How old do you have to be to rent a GoCar?

You must be over 21 years of age to rent and drive a GoCar.

What time does my tour start?We will contact you directly after purchase to confirm availability on a tour time and date. Tours depart starting at 9am and leave every 15 minutes. The rental is valid for the number of hours purchased, if you do take additional rental time, you will be billed in 15-minute increments at the retail rates on site. The car must be returned before dusk.