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3-Hour Electric Bike Tour in Monterey Bay Coastal Rec Trail

3-Hour Electric Bike Tour in Monterey Bay Coastal Rec Trail

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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 to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD79.00
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USD79.00

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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USD66.93
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USD66.93
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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD75.00
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USD75.00
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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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USD122.67
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USD122.67
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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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USD178.42
per group
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USD178.42
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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USD65.00
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USD65.00
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Carmel-by-the-Sea - Discover gorgeous vistas on this scenic audio walking tour

Carmel-by-the-Sea - Discover gorgeous vistas on this scenic audio walking tour

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This self-guided, self-paced 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 4 hours
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USD5.20
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USD5.20

Private Tour to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive by SUV

Private Tour to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive by SUV

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Travel from San Francisco to Monterey and Carmel during a full-day tour with your own private guide and comfortable SUV. You'll drive along the Pacific Coast and see some of northern California's most scenic spots, including the towns of Santa Cruz, Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Carmel-By-The-Sea. Have free time to check out popular destinations like Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17-Mile Drive, and Carmel, and visit beaches, a marine sanctuary or lighthouse, the historic Pebble Beach Golf Course, and shopping and restaurant districts.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD895.00
per group
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USD895.00
per group

Elkhorn Slough Wildlife Tour

Elkhorn Slough Wildlife Tour

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The El Cat, built right here in Moss Landing, is a fully electric, 32 passenger, Coast Guard-certified vessel. This is a custom 37’ catamaran built and designed especially for the waters of our very own Elkhorn Slough.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD43.00
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USD43.00
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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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Experience the iconic Big Sur road trip with a self-guided driving audio tour! Drive over Bixby Bridge, pull over at McWay Falls, and enjoy the rugged coastline on this segment of the Pacific Coast Highway/Route 1. As you drive, learn about the fairytale cottages of Carmel, the purple sand at Pfeiffer Beach, and the enormous elephant seals at San Simeon. Discover the fascinating geologic history and environmental factors that make Big Sur a must-do California roadtrip. Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app, enter password, & download tour. When you arrive, head over to the first stop. Stick to the route and speed limit for the best experience. Password is valid for 30 days from Travel Date. Recommended: Purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD8.00
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USD8.00
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Electric Scooter Rental -1/2 day

Electric Scooter Rental -1/2 day

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Electric Scooter Rentals (seated position, easy to drive) which feature App driven GPS self-guided tours of the Monterey Peninsula. We provide everything that is needed to go out and have fun. You can use our tour routes, freestyle your own route or a combination of both, we have a great outdoors experience to make new memories! Enjoy the wind on your face with an easy on, easy off vehicle. Let the Adventure Begin!
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD92.31
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USD92.31
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Epic Monterey Scavenger Hunt: Jewels of Monterey!

Epic Monterey Scavenger Hunt: Jewels of Monterey!

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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USD12.31
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USD12.31

Scenic 17 Mile Drive Self-Driving Audio Tour

Scenic 17 Mile Drive Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Explore the famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, Monterey with a self-guided audio tour! Learn about iconic landmarks like the Lone Cyprus, Seal Rock, and Spanish Bay as you drive past. Discover the history behind Cannery Row, Monterey's Aquarium, and Fisherman's Wharf. Experience this ultimate scenic drive at its fullest. This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Monterey with maximum flexibility and value. Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. Password is valid for 30 days from Travel Date. Recommended: purchase one tour per car. Everyone can listen at the same time! This is not an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD8.00
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USD8.00
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17-Mile Drive Electric Bike Tour

17-Mile Drive Electric Bike Tour

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Join us on a spectacular electric bike tour along the famous 17 Mile Drive and scenic rocky shores of Pacific Grove. During this 2 ½ hour adventure you will pedal along one of the best coastal bike routes in the world and enjoy interesting natural and historical facts from your guide. Begin at our Lovers Point location and let our new electric bikes give you the extra boost to go the distance!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.52
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USD60.52

Authentic Boxing Training

Authentic Boxing Training

If you want to learn how to defend yourself this boxing basics class in Monterey is a great way to start. Even if you're new to the sport, you can kick off your boxing career with an intro lesson that's designed for beginners. Cover the fundamental boxing techniques, review combinations, and try a few rapid boxing rounds to get your body engaged and your head in the game.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
USD180.00
Price varies by group size
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USD180.00
Price varies by group size
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