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Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Discover the seaside charm of Carmel-by-the-Sea—and enjoy an independent way to explore—with this self-led, smartphone audio tour. Upon booking, download the tour and set off at a time that works best for you. Your GPS-assisted tour works offline, and will guide you directly to the town’s top attractions, from local landmarks and art galleries to public parks and more. As you go, learn more about the town’s rich history.
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  • 1 hour
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Carmel by the Sea: A Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour

Carmel by the Sea: A Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour

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With the scenic 17 Mile Drive nearby and dozens of worthy sights between Pebble Beach and Point Lobos, Carmel-by-the-Sea might be best explored by car. This self-guided, app-based audio tour narrated by a well-known resident helps travelers take private trips through town, visiting hidden gems, beaches, downtown, the Mission Carmel, and other sights. The tour takes less than an hour, but travelers can explore at their own pace as the app syncs audio with smartphone GPS systems.
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  • 30 minutes
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17 Mile Drive Guided E-bike Tour Pebble Beach From Carmel

17 Mile Drive Guided E-bike Tour Pebble Beach From Carmel

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Discover one of the most scenic rides in the world on our electric bikes. Famous for its beauty, 17-Mile Drive offers the ultimate experience to explore the peninsula. Our electric bike guided tour is a great way to see the enchanting world full of spectacular coastal views, iconic golf courses, and the most photographed tree in the world. You will ride from our bike shop in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and your guide will take you to all of the best spots in Pebble Beach. You'll pass landmarks such as, The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Lone Cypress, Bird Rock, Point Joe, Spanish Bay, and Crocker Grove, which is home to the largest and oldest Cypress Trees in existence. Take lots of photos so you can share the beauty with your friends who couldn’t make it, and then cycle back to our shop.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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The Original Monterey Walking Tours : Guided Tours of Cannery Row

The Original Monterey Walking Tours : Guided Tours of Cannery Row

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Stroll along Monterey’s Cannery Row, and learn about its significance on this guided walking tour. Walk from the breakwater to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, all along the waterfront, and learn about the city’s heyday as the “Sardine Capital of the World.” Step inside the shoes of John Steinbeck’s characters and enjoy beautiful views of the bay.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Guided 2-Hour Walking Tour in Carmel by the Sea

Guided 2-Hour Walking Tour in Carmel by the Sea

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Your walk opens up a whole new vista of Carmel for you while our guides, who are skilled storytellers, weave together the tales of the arts and artists, architecture and history and the unbelievable stories of the people who created this unique village in a forest which is Carmel.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey
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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

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Look for whales as they migrate through the waters of the Pacific Ocean off of California on this half-day whale-watching cruise from Monterey. Your naturalist guide shares commentary about the whales and their habitat as you search for gray whales (most common), humpback and blue whales, and other marine life such as dolphins and sea lions during your cruise. Get tips for great photo ops and learn all about the mighty creatures at one of California's most famous whale-watching destinations.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$75.00
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour

1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour

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Enjoy an independent sightseeing tour by Sea Car to discover Monterey Bay and the Central Coast at your own pace. Aboard a 2-seater, GPS-guided convertible that navigates itself, you can cruise along the Pacific shoreline or through town. Listen to recorded commentary about attractions like Monterey’s historical center, and admire views of the ocean. The scooter car tells you where to drive, from Cannery Row and more.
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  • 1 hour
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Elkhorn Slough Wildlife Tour

Elkhorn Slough Wildlife Tour

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Discover a new side of Monterey—and get up close and personal with its wetlands and wildlife—on this family-friendly boat tour. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and hop aboard your electric-powered catamaran. The boat offers up-close views of the Elkhorn Slough, an estuary that’s home to animals ranging from sea lions and otters to bird species and more. Learn more as you go from your naturalist guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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2.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

2.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

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Discover the natural and manmade beauty of 17-Mile Drive on an electric bike tour from Pacific Grove. The e-bike allows you to cover more ground without getting worn out. The tour is great for the whole family, with the option to ride tandem with children weighing up to 120 lbs (54 kgs). Along the way, learn about the area from your guide and make stops at impressive viewpoints.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California

3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California

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Look for whales during a boat tour from Monterey, the premier destination in northern California for winter whale watching. Learn about the majestic animals from a marine biologist or naturalist guide who shares detailed commentary about the whales, dolphins, sea lions, sea birds, and natural history of the region.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Hour Monterey and Pacific Grove Sea Car Tour

2-Hour Monterey and Pacific Grove Sea Car Tour

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Drive through the streets of Monterey and Pacific Grove in a Sea Car, a 2-seat vehicle with GPS-enabled tour narrative. Skip renting a car and make your own way around Fisherman's Wharf, Lover's Point, and Cannery Row.
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  • 2 hours
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$155.00
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Big Sur Self-Driving Audio Tour in California (Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway)

Big Sur Self-Driving Audio Tour in California (Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway)

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Explore so many wonderful spots in Big Sur with this self-drive audio tour that goes down the Pacific Coast Highway, California’s Highway 1. Just download the app, then get the map and password, and your route is all there, marked for you. You get to keep this information forever- it does not expire. You can go at your own pace, and choose where you want to stop and spend a little extra time.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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Summer Afternoon Whale Watch

Summer Afternoon Whale Watch

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Leave the mainland behind for the afternoon, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Monterey Bay, on this family-friendly whale-watching excursion. Grab a lifejacket and hop aboard: With your marine biologist guide’s assistance, you’ll look out for orca and humpback whales, dolphins, seals and sea lions, and much more as you cruise. As you go, take in the coastal views, and relax in the sea breezes.
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  • 3 hours
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$66.67
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Carmel Small Group Walking Food & Cultural Tour

Carmel Small Group Walking Food & Cultural Tour

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Explore the culinary delights of Carmel, just down the coast from Monterey, on this food and wine walking tour. With a knowledgeable foodie guide, you’ll learn about the history and gourmet culture of Carmel, an upscale enclave known for its charming architecture and cozy, small-town vibe, as you visit local eateries to sample locavore and ethnic dishes, chocolate, and wine. Limited to 16 people, this tour provides a small-group experience with personalized attention.
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  • 3 hours
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$129.00
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Scenic Path Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Scenic Path Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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This self-guided, self-paced GPS audio walking tour will explore Carmel-by-the-Sea’s spectacular Scenic Road. We will walk along the bluff pathway above Carmel Beach and take in the magnificent view of Carmel Bay from Pebble Beach to Carmel Point and Point Lobos.  This tour will begin and end at the historic La Playa Carmel Hotel located at Camino Real and Eighth Avenue. Other attractions include the North Dunes Habitat Restoration Project and the Carmel Beach Overlook. We will also see the home where Clint Eastwood lived while he served as Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea between 1986 and 1988 and learn more about his connection to Carmel as well as learn about some of Carmel’s distinctive architecture and storied past. 
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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$7.99
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Scenic Carmel-By-The-Sea Guided E-Bike Tour

Scenic Carmel-By-The-Sea Guided E-Bike Tour

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Experiencing snow-white beaches and fairy-tale cottages from the seat of a bicycle is one of the most fun things to do while visiting Carmel-by-the-sea. Our electric bike guided tour is a great way to see the beauty and charm of Carmel-by-the-sea, while learning the history and stories our iconic town has to offer. You will ride from our bike shop in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and explore cottages throughout Carmel. Passing several local historic sites, you will ride down the Carmel coastline along Scenic Drive; a one-way, 15-mile per hour road. You’ll pass landmarks such as the Tor House, Butterfly House, Carmel River State Beach, Clint Eastwood’s Mission Ranch, and the Carmel Mission, one of the most authentically restored Catholic mission churches in California. Take lots of photos so you can share the beauty with your friends who couldn’t make it, and then cycle back to our shop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Cannery Row: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of John Steinbeck's Monterey

Historic Cannery Row: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of John Steinbeck's Monterey

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A history-saturated neighborhood and a literary landmark, Monterey’s Cannery Row is a must-see for fans of John Steinbeck and American literature—and this self-led walking tour offers a seamless, flexible way to discover. Upon purchasing, download the audio tour and use when and as often as you’d like. You’ll learn about the rise and fall of the local fishing industry, Steinbeck’s work, the neighborhood’s revival, and more.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Monterey State Historic Park and Fisherman’s Wharf: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Monterey State Historic Park and Fisherman’s Wharf: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Explore Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, Calif., with this self-guided, self-paced audio walking tour. Stop at three museums (with free admission) in the Monterey State Historic Park along the way, and learn about the area’s fishing industry history. Plus, visit filming locations for popular TV shows. The tour plays automatically at the correct location using your mobile phone’s GPS.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Driving the California Coast: A Self-Guided Audio Tour from Carmel to Santa Cruz

Driving the California Coast: A Self-Guided Audio Tour from Carmel to Santa Cruz

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Experience in the scenic splendor of the California coast, its forested interior, and patchwork of agricultural fields on this self-guided audio driving tour along Highway 1. Start in charming Carmel-by-the-Sea and head north toward Monterey, all the way to Santa Cruz Beach. Along the way, drive through quaint towns like Fort Ord, Castroville, Moss Landing, Aptos, and Capitola.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Carmel-by-the-Sea Mission Areas: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Carmel-by-the-Sea Mission Areas: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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This self-guided audio walking tour covers Carmel-by-the-Sea’s three mission areas: Mission Ranch, Carmel Mission Basilica, and the Mission Trail Nature Preserve. Our tour begins and ends at the Mission Ranch Hotel, owned by actor and former mayor of Carmel, Clint Eastwood. From there, we’ll wind our way through the southern end of this charming village of Carmel-by-the-Sea to the Mission Basilica, and then on to the Mission Trail Nature Preserve. Along the way, you will learn about early local California and Carmel history, view Carmel’s different architectural styles, from mission to modern, and hear stories about some of its interesting residents. This two-hour walking tour is two miles long. Please note: This tour does not include a visit to the interior of the Mission Basilica. To access the Basilica, its five museums, cemetery and courtyard grounds, purchase a ticket inside the Gift Store.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
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Monterey Bay Drive: A Self-Guided Audio Tour from Del Monte Beach to Cannery Row

Monterey Bay Drive: A Self-Guided Audio Tour from Del Monte Beach to Cannery Row

This self guided audio tour of Monterey I take friends and family on, when they come to visit. Monterey’s story is as beautiful as its scenery. When European explorer Juan Cabrillo first laid eyes on the bay 500 years ago, he was astounded by it, and he wrote such a glowing description that other explorers followed. Eventually, Monterey became a city. Whether this is your first time here or you visit the Peninsula regularly – and even if you live here – you’ll discover something new on this tour of California’s second oldest city. After all, there are more historical buildings in Monterey than any other city west of Santa Fe, New Mexico. You’ll see both sides of Fisherman’s Wharf, take in the actual locations in John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row and end the tour at the Monterey’s most visited attraction, The Aquarium.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes
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