• Tour code: 5058LABREA
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Discover the prehistoric fossils of the La Brea Tar Pits on this 2-hour Segway tour in Los Angeles. Led by a local guide, you’ll cruise through this ancient site to learn about the science behind the tar pits. See the remains of mammoths, mastodons and saber-toothed cats as your guide provides historical commentary. Both morning and afternoon departures are available for this excursion.


  • Segway tour of La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles
  • View actual bones from prehistoric animals such as mammoths, mastodons and saber-toothed cats
  • Learn about the history of the tar pits as you follow your guide around the site
  • Pose for photos in front of reconstructed Ice Age scenes
  • Segway instruction and safety equipment included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departures

What You Can Expect

La Brea Tar Pits Tour by Segway

La Brea Tar Pits Tour by Segway

A fascinating attraction for both visitors and science buffs alike, the La Brea Tar Pits feature the remains of animals from the Pleistocene Era, spanning from 2.6 million to 11,700 years ago. These historic creatures are entombed in natural asphalt traveling up from the ground, for a rare display of ancient history.

Your Segway tour will begin in central Los Angeles, where your guide will provide instructional tips on operating your Segway before hitting the streets. Once you feel comfortable, head out to the La Brea Tar Pits, where you'll hear the history of the area from your guide.

Examine the bones from dire wolves, ground sloths, North America lions, mammoths and more, and enjoy plenty of great Ice Age photo ops along the way. You’ll also learn how the tar from the pits was used by early settlers for building materials and fuel.

Chips and bottled water will be provided throughout your trip to help you recharge. Your tour will conclude after two hours at its original departure point.

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