San Diego Experience Gifts
- San Diego
- See All 81 Experiences
- Action & Adventure
- City Tours
- Food & Wine
- Life & Culture
- Spa Packages
- Water Activities
With experiences ranging from Stock Car Racing and Americas Cup Sailing to Romantic Gondola Cruises and Sunset Hot Air Balloon rides, you are sure to find an incredible San Diego experience gift guaranteed to please anyone on your list.
Discover the magic of San Diego's pristine Pacific waters for yourself on the La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour!
For an evening full of sheer elegance, entertainment, dancing and truly magnificent sights, set sail on the 3-hour San Diego Dinner Cruise!
Savor an afternoon full of gorgeous waterfront views, delicious buffet dishes, and free-flowing bubbly aboard the San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise!
Everyone dreams of driving a Ferrari. Now make your dreams come true and race one!
Everyone dreams of driving a Lamborghini. Now make your dreams come, get behind the wheel and race a Lamborghini!
If you've ever had the dream of flying, climb aboard this amazing experience and Learn to Fly a Cessna!
Soar through the air like a superhero and experience an unmatched adrenaline rush when you Fly a Jetpack in San Diego!
Feel an unmatched adrenaline rush while flying through the air on a Jetboard during this Fly a Jetboard experience in San Diego!
Soar through the air like a superhero to experience an unmatched adrenaline rush when you Fly a Jetpack & Jetboard in San Diego!
Let romance take over as we take you on a gentle cruise in a private gondola through the canals and waterways of the Coronado Cays.
Discover the award-winning beers of San Diego on a 4.5-hour Downtown Brewery Tour!
On this unique San Diego Brewery Tour you will explore award winning breweries while enjoying amazing coastal views in a 6 wheel drive Pinzgauer with a beer tour guide.
Experience the rush of high-speed NASCAR racing at Auto Club Speedway as a professional driver takes you for the ride of your life in a 500 HP stock car!
Experience first hand the thrill and excitement of racing in a Sprint Cup style NASCAR stock car at Auto Club Speedway. A crew member buckles you in, checks your radio, and gives the "thumbs up" sign to your instructor. It's time for the thrill of a lifetime!
Take to the skies of San Diego for a true Fighter Pilot mission and experience the thrill of a lifetime!
Experience a high energy, high adventure aerobatic thrill ride pulling up to 8 Gs and feeling the rush of doing aerobatic maneuvers in the skies above San Diego!
This aerobatic flight is your chance to take the controls of an Extra 330LC aircraft and live out your Top Gun dreams!
Take a private lesson from a PGA Class A Professional in San Diego, and you'll discover techniques and strategies for improvement that would otherwise take years to learn.
Play a round with PGA Professional John Mason and take your golf game to the next level!
Conquer your fears and free your soul as you bungee jump in the expert hands of the oldest operating bungee company in the United States.
Explore San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter on this historic food tour where you will get a taste of the city's rich history and culture and enjoy some tasty treats along the way!
Explore the birthplace of California on this fun and memorable Old Town San Diego Historic Food Tour!
Traverse the city on this guided Segway® tour through Balboa Park and sunny San Diego!
Enjoy views of the waterfront and the Gaslamp Quarter on this Downtown San Diego Segway® Tour!
Experience the gift of relaxation with a SpaFinder gift certificate, the most popular spa and wellness gift in North America!
Climb aboard a meticulously restored 1920s biplane and take a step back in aviation history with this unique sightseeing adventure.
Take to the skies of Las Vegas for the ultimate thrilling air experience combining aerobatics and intense air combat for an adrenaline pumping adventure!
Experience spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, the coastal bluffs surrounding Del Mar and of course, a wonderful sunset on this romantic, sunset balloon flight.
Watch the sunrise over an enchanted European vineyard? Sure looks like it as you ascend on a cushion of wind, break the bonds of gravity aboard a beautiful hot air balloon in the Temecula Valley wine country.
Ready to try your hand at the hottest new craze in water sports? There's no better place to learn than in the tranquil and picturesque waters of the La Jolla Shores and Del Mar beach.
Enjoy things to do in San Diego that really make a splash!
Ready to explore all that "America's Finest City" has to offer — either for yourself or as an unforgettable San Diego experience gift for friends or family? Let's get to it!
Cloud 9 Living offers a host of the hottest happenings in Southern California — from unique ways to wine and dine, romantic outings, and peaceful H2O escapes, to captivating urban excursions, wet 'n' wild adventures, and the most adrenaline-pumping opportunities!
Soak up some fun in the SoCal sun with an array of water-based San Diego attractions. Sip suds, savor tasty cuisine, and see breathtaking shoreline sights on a memorable cruise outing. Entertain family, friends, or that special someone aboard a lunch, dinner, and champagne brunch cruises along the coast! Enjoy delicious dishes, stunning scenery, cash bars, dancing, and live or DJ entertainment. Looking for a more intimate affair? Take a private gondola cruise along the canals of the Coronado Cays!
If adding a splash of adventure to the H2O is the name of your game, plenty of Cloud 9 Living experiences do just that. Catch some killer waves on a surfing lesson. Fly a hydro-powered jetpack — complete with walking on water, dolphin dives and hover tricks! Encounter some of the world of water's most impressive wildlife with a whale watching tour or great white shark diving excursion! Or explore the most picturesque places with things to do in San Diego like a kayak tour among the La Jolla sea caves, or a private high-speed boat ride on Mission Bay!
Of course, equally appealing adrenaline rushes are easily available for land-lovers looking for thrilling San Diego activities to enjoy. Brave the likes of bungee jumping and ziplining among some of California's most incredible natural wonders. Or head to the Auto Club Speedway to put the pedal to the medal — strapped in to the fastest, flashiest sets of wheels in the car world!
And for one of the absolute best ways to see San Diego attractions, the sky's the limit! Literally. Hop into a hot air balloon, helicopter or biplane for a bird's-eye view featuring endless miles of lush landscape, gorgeous coastlines, cityscapes, and rolling countryside. Go to new heights with heart-pounding San Diego experience gifts like skydiving, fighter pilot missions, military flight simulators, airplane flying lessons, and more!
Explore things to do in San Diego that get the adrenaline rushing!
Take a love for the outdoors to the next level, with San Diego experience gifts that come action-packed. From airborne to aquatic, and horse-powered to high-flying, Cloud 9 Living has the perfect adventures awaiting all sorts of SoCal thrill-seekers.
For those who love the freedom of fresh air, an abundance of San Diego activities are not to be missed! Take a freefall from an airplane on a skydiving excursion. Catch-and-release from high overhead in a trapeze lesson. Hike among the splendor of the spectacular San Gabriel Mountains, out to the Bridge to Nowhere for the ultimate bungee jumping experience! Or zig-zag around breathtaking scenery and cross sky-bridges on a ziplining canopy tour unlike any other!
Want an adrenaline rush that comes with engines revving? Suit up and strap into a real Sprint Cup style stock car at the Auto Club Speedway, and hit speeds of 120+ MPH by either riding along with a pro or braving the track from behind the actual wheel! And for the car buff with a love for exotic makes and models, the exhilaration of rides and drives come via flashy San Diego attractions like Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins, Porsches, Audis and more — all just waiting to have the pedal put to the metal!
Care to take an engine to the air? Make some of life's biggest bucket wishes come true with air-mazing opportunities like hot air balloon rides, flying lessons right in the cockpit of an airplane or helicopter, and real fighter pilot missions — complete with dogfights, laser "ammo" and expert instruction!
Or instead of the highest-high, take on adventures in the sea below! Catch gnarly waves on a surfing lesson. Kayak among the LaJolla sea caves, keeping eyes peeled for intriguing aquatic life. Embark on a whale watching cruise! Or wrangle up diving gear and daredevil courage, hopping into waters teeming with great white sharks, for one of the most invigorating things to do in San Diego!
Don't just drive past the hottest things to do in San Diego. Drive in them!
The Auto Club Speedway is the hub for racing enthusiasm in San Diego. So why not go tire-to-track yourself, on the very same asphalt challenged by the nation's best professional drivers and most horsepower-packed sets of wheels?
Whether a California resident or visitor, Cloud 9 Living's driving experiences make for the ride of a lifetime and are a nearby San Diego activity that deserves a top spot on every racing buff's bucket list!
Experience the Auto Club Speedway's 2-mile D-oval track from either the passenger's seat or right behind the wheel of real Indy and stock cars. Or cruise along the track's inner road course at top speeds in a Lamborghini that makes driving dreams come true! Have a hankering for a different style of exotic car? Take laps in Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin, Audi, Nissan, or Corvette!
Buckle up and hang on for dear life on a ride along as a pro tackles the track. Experience the thrill of pulling G's around hairpin turns at intense speeds, and feel the rush of adrenaline inspired by straightaways that unleash the power of the full-throttle. Don't blink — you don't want to miss the rad racing scenery, as you brave one of the fastest San Diego attractions around!
Get into the driver's seat for even more horsepower-hungry things to do in San Diego this weekend! Suit up in real racing gear and attend a training session to learn the ins and outs of driving the Auto Club Speedway — track geography, car mechanics, driving lines, communication, safety protocol, and more! Then hop in your own car and put the pedal to the metal for the best San Diego activity — complete with checkered flags, revving engines, cheering fans, exhaust, excitement, and the whole racing atmosphere!
Need a few more San Diego experience gifts that get an auto enthusiast burnin' some rubber? Seek the ultimate thrills with outings like Harley Davidson rentals, indoor kart racing, and a Mustang driving school!
Want things to do in San Diego that (literally) go above and beyond typical sightseeing?
Snag the very best views of San Diego attractions with Cloud 9 Living's collection of high-flying experience gifts! From nice 'n' easy rides, to aerobatic and extreme — the sky's the limit when it comes to exploring Southern California.
Sit back, relax, and take San Diego sightseeing to exciting new heights with aerial tours galore! Enjoy fresh air and freedom in a beautifully restored 1920's biplane, soaring over the area's lakes, beaches, golf courses, vineyards, and more. Or strap into a helicopter for a picturesque flight over SoCal hot spots like the La Jolla cliffs, Pacific Beach, Crystal Pier, and Mission Bay. And for one of the most magical San Diego experience gifts to grace the air up there, nothing beats a hot air balloon ride at sunrise in Temecula or at sunset in Del Mar! Marvel at the mountains that cozy up to the Borrego Desert, the lush landscape and wine country below, and panoramic views of the coast and Coronado Islands.
As if the scenery isn't enough to get the heart racing with sheer delight, thrill-seekers are welcome to embark on things to do in San Diego's sky that come ready for action and adrenaline!
For the bucket list buff who's always wanted to learn how to fly, now's the chance to spread the ol' wings and give it a try! Climb into the cockpit of a glider or airplane, and enjoy the ultimate hands-on lesson. Partake in a brief but thorough pre-flight orientation on ground, then prepare for take-off! With side-by-side coaching from an FAA-certified flight instructor during the entire outing, both the lesson and the bird's-eye views make for truly unbeatable San Diego activities!
Want to pack even more action into the gravity-defying punch? Check out air-worthy adventures like skydiving and military flight simulators. Or forget the simulators and be part of a real fighter pilot mission aboard a Marchetti SF260! Hop into the jet's cockpit to enjoy on-the-spot coaching from a professional pilot, as well as laser "ammo," aerial dogfights, offensive strategies, and defensive maneuvers.
With adventurous things to do in San Diego like these, memories of SoCal are bound to last a lifetime!