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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Are you looking for a way to see Carmel’s famous Comstock Cottages without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable audio tour. • See 11 fairytale cottages, and find out about architect Hugh Comstock, who married a dollmaker here in the 1920s • Hear from producer Lynn Momboisse who co-authored a book about Carmel's historic homes • Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline. Please note that this is a hilly walk.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
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Whale Watching Tour
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Whale Watching Tour

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Go on a spectacular whale watching tour of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary with your experienced captain narrating the entire way. The boats range from 53’ to 70’, and they are equipped with bathrooms and plenty of seating. Your captain will guide you through the bay and find where the whales are playing. You just need to be ready and waiting with your eyes and cameras.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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3-Hour Monterey, Cannery Row and Pacific Grove Sea Car Tour

3-Hour Monterey, Cannery Row and Pacific Grove Sea Car Tour

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Travel around California’s central coast in a GPS-guided Sea Car on this tour. Go for a spin in a self-drive 2-seater convertible that not only navigates itself, but talks to you along the way. Cruise through areas of Monterey and Pacific Grove as you hear fun facts about major landmarks, and see well-known spots such as Cannery Row, Lake El Estero, and Asilomar State Beach.
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  • 3 hours
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Big Sur Monterey California Pacific Coast One Day Tour

Big Sur Monterey California Pacific Coast One Day Tour

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This private tour of California's Pacific Coast is ideal for travelers who enjoy the convenience of guided tours and the freedom of independent travel. Your driver-guide will act as a guide but you can tailor the itinerary to suit your needs and interests. Focus on the views rather than the road when traveling along one of the country's most scenic routes.
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  • 8 hours
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$278.00
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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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Off the Beaten Path in Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Off the Beaten Path in Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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This self-guided walking audio tour explores off-the-beaten-path areas of Carmel-by-the-Sea. You will walk through Carmel’s quiet and charming northwest side of town, which is home to artist Mary Austin’s Rose Cottage. Discover the hidden Jane Powers Walkway, named after an early Carmelite artist, and hear her fascinating story. You will visit Carmel’s historic Pine Inn where you might decide to visit the bar for a cocktail or a snack. There will be the opportunity to see First Murphy House, a museum of early Carmel history. Operating hours are Tuesday – Thursday 12pm to 3pm. Then the tour takes you to the north end of Carmel Beach where you will see the gorgeous Pebble Beach Golf Links. The tour passes by the early homes of Robinson and Una Jeffers where you will hear the story of this famous Carmel couple. The tour is ready whenever you are. It plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone’s GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which works offline.
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  • 1 hour
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Scenic 17-Mile Drive Tour - Self Drive Audio Guide from Monterey & Carmel

Scenic 17-Mile Drive Tour - Self Drive Audio Guide from Monterey & Carmel

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Explore Monterey’s famously scenic 17-Mile Drive along the Pacific Coast—and learn the stories behind the sights as you go—with this self-led audio driving tour. Upon booking, download the tour and use it as many times as you like. The live GPS map will keep you on track, and the audio tour functions without Wi-Fi. See highlights like Cannery Row, Spanish Bay, Lone Cypress, and much more as you go.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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17 Mile Drive Guided E-bike Tour Pebble Beach From Monterey

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

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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 which is located in the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa right next to the Rec Trail, and your guide will take you to all of the best spots in Pebble Beach. You'll pass landmarks such as, The Monterey Bay Aquarium, Lovers Point, Bird Rock, Point Joe, Spanish Bay, The Lone Cypress, 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. Complimentary valet parking with the Monterey Plaza Hotel when you book a tour!
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  • 2 hours 30 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

Driving the California Coast: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Follow Highway 1 to the spectacular scenery of Big Sur—and enjoy a flexible, independent road trip experience—with this self-led smartphone audio tour. Once downloaded, the tour never expires, and you can use whenever suits you best. Set off from Carmel along the coast, discover famous vistas at the Bixby Canyon Bridge and Point Sur, and learn more about the region from the GPS-trigged audio commentary.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Carmel Point: Discover its rugged coastline on an audio walking tour

Carmel Point: Discover its rugged coastline on an audio walking tour

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Explore the Carmel coastline on this self-guided, self-paced audio walking tour. Wind your way through the charming tree-lined streets of Carmel Point where you'll discover unique homes built on the one-time windswept treeless bluff. Take in stunning views of Point Lobos, Carmel Beach, and Carmel River State Beach. Along the way, learn about Carmel's famous houses, its flora and fauna, the movies filmed on the point, and the first softball league in the U.S.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 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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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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Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour in Big Sur PCH Highway 1

Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour in Big Sur PCH Highway 1

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GyPSy Guide's Audio Tour takes you on an incredible self-guided journey along this scenic 130 mile stretch of California’s coast. Along the way you'll be guided to all of the area's famous highlights as well as lessor known gems including towering Redwood trees, an elephant seal observation deck, and an iconic seaside restaurant. This self-guided audio tour helps you discover more on your road trip with fascinating behind-the-scenes stories, local tips and directions that plays automatically along the drive. With GyPSy Guide you have the freedom to explore offline at your own pace so you can spend more time at places that interest you, and bypass any that don’t. ✅ Tour operate in both directions ✅ Stories, tips and directions play automatically based on your location ✅ Travel at your own pace ✅ Tours work offline using GPS, no cell service or WiFi needed ✅ Suggested itineraries for half, full or multi day use ✅ No time limits or expiry, free updates Purchase one tour per vehicle.
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  • 8 to 16 hours
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