Tiki Art and Architecture Tour of Shelter Island, San Diego

 by So Diego Tours

  • History of San Diego Bay
  • History of Tiki Art and Architecture in San Diego
  • Tour Tiki-Inspired establishments on Shelter Island
  • Welcome cocktail at one of the stops
  • Hawaiian shirts, hula skirts, new friends, and fun!

As if San Diego wasn’t a paradise in itself!  We travel to San Diego’s own little Polynesian haven for an insider’s look into mid-century tiki art and architecture on Shelter Island.  Whether you are a Tiki enthusiast , or just interested in what this tour has to offer, grab your hula skirt and Hawaiian shirt as visit some of San Diego’s favorite tiki buildings!

We will pick you and your group up at your San Diego hotel and then we’re off to San Diego’s own island paradise: Shelter Island.  Along the drive, learn about the early days of the city, the Big Bay, and fishing and Navy industries.  Visit several Tiki-inspired buildings such at Trader Mort’s Liquor – where Bosko carvings thrive, Bali Hai Restaurant, and Humphrey’s Half Moon Bay Resort where you will be greeted with a taste of a specialty refreshment and a personalized tour of the complex.  In addition to the tiki fun, we will tour the mid-century modern architecture of The Pearl Hotel.  Lemonade and water will be provided on the bus.



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