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Optional Tours

Maximize your experience in San Diego and join us on one of these special tours. Please note, these tours are not included with your PestWorld registration and are charged separately. Please register online or sign up on-site at the tours & tickets desk.


Little Italy Cultural Tour

Tuesday, October 15 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Come discover the hidden neighborhood of Little Italy with landmarks that chart their story through time! Highlights of this tour include the Piazza Basilone-fountain/war memorial, the Italian church built in 1925, with stunning religious art—frescoes, oil paintings, stained glass and one of a kind religious statue, historic homes from the 19th century, hidden neighborhood landmarks of the work that was. Guest will indulge in the full experience with an authentic Italian lunch, pasta making class and end with two scoops of handmade gelato!


San Diego Zoo: Behind the Scenes Tour

Tuesday, October 15 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday, October 17 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Span the globe in one day, viewing rare and intriguing wildlife from nearly every region of the world in just one location, the San Diego Zoo. Known for its large, naturalistic enclosures, guests to the Zoo become immersed in bioclimatic zones such as Absolutely Apes, Tiger River, Gorilla Tropics, Polar Bear Plunge and the Owens Rainforest Aviary.

Experience the San Diego Zoo with an exclusive 2-hour tour filled with experiences and information you couldn't get anywhere else. A private bus tour will take you to visit 2 off-exhibit areas and is a great mini-introduction to the zoo's mammal, bird and plant collections. See the zoo the way everyone wishes they could—from behind the scenes!

*Note: This tour includes walking in some locations. Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes. 


Trolley N' Taps Downtown Brewery Tour

Thursday, October 17 | 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Over the last several years, San Diego has exploded onto the local brewing map and is now known as the beer capital of the world! This custom tour taps into San Diego's rich history and its bustling beer scene. Via our trademark vintage-style trolleys, you'll journey through San Diego's most culturally significant neighborhoods to sample some of America's finest brews!

The journey will begin with a stop at Half Door brewery where you will partake in a tasting of 3–5 oz pours of Half Door's Best Brews. The second stop will be at Mission Brewery where you'll enjoy a guided facility tour and another round of 5–4 oz tasters of Mission Beers. The final stop will be at Ballast Point brewery. This stop includes some light snacks to accompany your flight of 4–4 oz tasters of Ballast Points finest brews!

*Guests must be 21 or older to participate in this tour.


USS Midway Docent-Led Tour

Friday, October 18 | 8:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Midway's audio tour splits into three engaging sections. Flight Deck: where you can listen to Midway pilots describe what it was like to fly the more than 20 aircraft on the flight deck off of this floating airport. Also, visit Admiral's & Captain's Country and pilot Ready Rooms. Hangar Deck: where you can hear what it was like to drop anchor, sleep in an enlisted sailor's bunk or fly a WWII aircraft from Midway sailors. Below Deck: where sickbay, galley, laundry and engine room are spaces you can explore and listen to Midway sailors describe their daily life aboard.


Kayaking La Jolla Cove
$152/Person (Lunch included)

Friday, October 18 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Explore the finest scenery along San Diego's coastline by kayak. Soak in the views of sea lions basking on coastal rocks and gliding past your kayak. You'll witness the stunning marine life of La Jolla's Ecological Reserve including bright orange garibaldi, leopard sharks and lush kelp beds floating next to your kayak. Paddle through the symbolic sea caves as waves crash against the rocks. Your certified tour guides will safely escort you through the sea caves of La Jolla.