Historical Old Town Walking Tour

Explore El Campo Santo, the Whaley House, Heritage Park and more whilst listening to history, humor and captivating forgotten tales.

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What you'll do

Enjoy a historical walking tour of Old Town San Diego with Go City®

  • Our pass gives you access to a guided walking tour of Old Town San Diego.
  • Explore El Campo Santo and Heritage Park whilst listening to history, humor and captivating forgotten tales. 
  • Your San Diego pass also includes dozens of other top attractions, tours and experiences, all for one money-saving price.

Enjoy an expert-led tour of Old Town San Diego. Bursting with historic landmarks, bustling squares and fascinating architecture, this vibrant neighborhood holds captivating tales of California's past. 

Your guide will lead through the depths of El Campo Santo, one of the oldest cemeteries in Southern California, with exclusive access to Heritage Park, home to San Diego's preserved Victorian architecture. As you stroll through the beautiful city, you'll pass several famous locations; such as the Whaley House, the house where ballerina Anna Pavlova and opera singer Enrico Caruso performed, the golf course where the likes of Tiger Woods have played, and San Diego's most historic hotel. Leave no stone unturned on this comprehensive, family-friendly tour.

Why choose Go City®?  

  • Our app makes sightseeing easy – your pass, plus all the info you’ll need is right there in the palm of your hand.  
  • No need to worry about buying tickets on the day, the Historical Old Town Walking Tour’s admission fee is included with your pass. 

Go City is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in San Diego. Your pass includes Historical Old Town Walking Tour tickets, plus admission to dozens more top San Diego attractions.

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Know before you go

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This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in

Arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. You'll meet your guide at the Senlis Cottage in Heritage Park (2454 Heritage Park Row), which is an orange and brown structure visible as soon as you enter the park. The tour operates on a strict schedule, and late arrivals may not be accommodated. 


Do I need to tip the tour guide? Tipping your host, either in cash or via Venmo, is encouraged and greatly appreciated.

What should I wear?  Good walking shoes are recommended for comfort.

How long is the tour? The tour is a mile long and lasts approximately 2 hours. 

Is there parking near the meeting point of this tour? Parking is limited and we recommend that you arrive an hour ahead if you plan to park. Visit the Haunted San Diego Ghost Tours' website for a parking map of the area.

Is this tour suitable for wheelchair users? It is accessible for wheelchair users with assistance, however, it's not recommended for those using walkers.

Is this tour suitable for children? This tour is generally suitable for all ages - you can even bring your dog along! 

For more information, visit San Diego History Tours website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

March, May – August
Daily - times vary

September – April (excluding March and October)
Saturday and Sunday - times vary

Please call or text 619.255.6170 to check availability.

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Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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