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Electriquette Wicker Carts

Balboa Park's Prado is the hub of the activity in the park's cultural center: a wide walkway between the historic buildings and museums which attract so many of the park's visitors.

In 1915, the site was the focus of much of the activity for the Panama-California Exposition and the star of the show that year were the Electriquettes--small wicker carts powered by electric motors––which visitors rented to travel the length of the Prado and enjoy the Plaza de Panama.

The Electriquettes have returned and you can now rent one and enjoy Balboa Park's famous, fun, historical ride yourself.

$15 for up to 30 minutes or $25 for 1st hour
$10 for each additional hour
Senior/Military Rate:  $10 for up to 30 minutes or $20 for 1st hour; $5 for each additional hour

** must be 16 or older to drive and have a valid driver's license


Hours: 11am-5pm daily, conditions permitting (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day plus 12/2-12/3).
(619) 832-CART (2278)
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Electriquette Wicker Carts
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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