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Day Trip to Carmel and Monterey
  • English English
  • 11 hours

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.

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.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children between 5 and 11
US$ 75
US$ 40
Tour + Aquarium Tickets
US$ 118
US$ 69


  • Adults

    US$ 75
  • Children between 5 and 11

    US$ 40

Tour + Aquarium Tickets

  • Adults

    US$ 118
  • Children between 5 and 11

    US$ 69

* The price varies based on the chosen date

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11 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up.

Air conditioned bus transport with WiFi.

English speaking guide.

Entry to the aquarium (optional).

Not included

Food and drink.

Hotel drop off.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (12:00 am) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in 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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 75
No hidden fees or surcharges

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.


Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.