Around San Diego

Whether you're sea bound or ready for a night on the town, there are plenty of crowd pleasing San Diego attractions for you to choose from while docked at this San Diego marina. Live-aboard and daily rates available for all visitors alike.

Sea World of California

A 150 acre marine park, Sea World is home to Shamu, the largest collection of sharks in the world, a dolphin/whale petting pool and more.

  • Distance:  1.5 miles or 4 minutes

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is the cultural heart of San Diego set on 1,200 acres. It features 15 major museums, several performing arts venues, gardens and the world famous San Diego Zoo.

  • Distance: 8.5 miles or 14 minutes (next to the SD Zoo)

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Experience a dazzling variety of marine life at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, from the Pacific Northwest to the tropical South Pacific. Explore the largest oceanographic museum in the country, and learn about water, air, land, and life through hands-on displays.

  • Distance: 10 miles or 15 minutes

Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument honors Juan Cabrillo’s landing in San Diego in 1542. This area, close to the ocean is also a popular place to whale watch.

  • Distance: 8.5 miles or 18 minutes

Old Town

Old Town was the first European settlement in California built at the mouth of San Diego River. Now a California State Park, Old Town’s early homes, small museums, church, cemetery, restaurants and retail shops are a great tourist attraction.

  • Distance: 5 miles or 7 minutes

San Diego Wild Animal Park

San Diego Zoo’s “sister” facility, this wildlife preserve spans 2,000 acres, and features more than 3,000 free-roaming animals in open-range exhibits.

  • Distance: 34 miles

San Diego Zoo

The world-famous San Diego Zoo houses more than 4,000 animals.

  • Distance: 8.5 miles or 14 minutes

Belmont Park

This park features shops, dining, amusement, a historic wooden roller coaster and The Plunge swimming pool.

  • Distance: 2 miles or 5 minutes from Paradise Point

Torrey Pines State Reserve

This cliff just north of La Jolla is one of only two locations in the world where the ancient and rare Torrey pine tree grows naturally. Hiking trails and guided walks are available.

  • Distance: 14.5 miles or 19 minutes

Golf courses, partnerships:

Showtime Golf

A complimentary golf service offering tee time reservations and tournaments at San Diego’s finest championship golf courses.

For tee time reservations and information, call (760) 471-6023  or visit their website.

Kona Kai Marina

1561 Shelter Island Drive,
San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 224-7547

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San Diego Marina Coordinates:
32 Degrees 43.012' N
117 Degrees 13.716' W NAD 83

619.224.7547
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