Travel scenic California’s Pacific Coast Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, famous for its spectacular ocean views, abundant wildlife, and historical past.
Day Trip to Carmel and Monterey
Visit California's "first city", and the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico, where sights include Cannery Row so named after John Steinbeck set one of his books, "Cannery Row" in Ocean View Avenue, Monterey. You can visit the great shops and restaurants overlooking the Pacific, not to mention the world-famous Monterey Aquarium, and the town is rich with history, including possessing California's first theatre, public building, public library, publicly funded school, printing press, and newspaper.
You'll have two hours to explore Monterey and the quaint, picture perfect enclave of Carmel-by-the-Sea, before the tour in an air-conditioned bus takes you down the idyllic "17-Mile Drive". Hugging the Pacific coast and passing by famous golf courses such as Pebble Beach, mansions and stunning scenery such as the wind-lashed Lone Cypress (known as 'the most photographed tree in North America') and Bird Rock.
The tour makes stops for photographs and with snaps snapped neither you nor your friends will be left in no doubt as to why this area is renowned as one of the most spectacular in California.
Tour With Aquarium Ticket
To make your time in Monterey even more special, you can reserve the tour with tickets to the famous Monterey Aquarium, considered one of the best in the world thanks to more than 35 thousand marine animals including jellyfish, sea otters, and several species of shark.
Hotel pick up
This activity includes hotel pick up from selected hotels in San Francisco. If your hotel is not mentioned, you should make your way to the meeting point near Union Square.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
|Adults||Children between 5 and 11|
|Tour + Aquarium Tickets||
Children between 5 and 11US$ 40
Tour + Aquarium Tickets
Children between 5 and 11US$ 69
* The price varies based on the chosen date
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up.
Air conditioned bus transport with WiFi.
English speaking guide.
Entry to the aquarium (optional).
Food and drink.
Hotel drop off.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in San Francisco).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.