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Day Trip to Monterey and Carmel via California Coast

  • Ride down Highway 1 during this day trip to Monterey and Carmel
  • Take in amazing sights of the California coast from a coach bus’ wide windows 
  • Upgrade to add an admission ticket to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and save time
Day Trip to Monterey and Carmel via California Coast
From US$95.00
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Monterey & Carmel Tour
Travel with us down California’s rugged coast, known as Highway 1. This stunning drive affords one amazing view after another.
From US$95.00
Monterey Bay Aquarium Ticket
Save time at the box office - Add on the Monterey Bay Aquarium!
From US$145.00
The California coast offers must-see views, but if you’re driving a rental car, you miss out on a lot of the scenery while watching the roads down the windy coast. This day trip to Monterey and Carmel allows you to keep your eyes on the views as you ride down Highway 1. You’ll also enjoy free time on Monterey’s Cannery Row and at Carmel by the Sea.
What to Expect
This day trip to Monterey and Carmel from San Francisco starts with hotel pickup. Once you’ve boarded your coach bus, get ready for a fun-filled time.

Drive down Highway 1, and take in sights of the California coast. See the cliffside and ocean views as your guide tells you about the area.

During the day, enjoy free time in Monterey’s Cannery Row and at Carmel by the Sea. You can choose to upgrade and save time by adding a Monterey Bay Aquarium admission ticket. Your tour route also stops at Pebble Beach Golf Course Club House, Bird Rock, and Lone Cyprus for photo ops.

Your Monterey and Carmel day trip ends with a drop-off back in San Francisco.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Long day but well worth it...

We were picked up at our hotel and taken to their central office to board our specific tour. George was our driver and guide. He was an excellent driver and provided interesting commentary for the entire trip. We learned about many of the various towns...More

Thank bclew
Reviewed 26 April 2018
Excellent day out

Great day out although not long enough in Monterey to see the aquarium at its best . Carmel was lovely. The whole trip was made even more enjoyable by the knowledge and humour of the driver. Recommended.

Thank devrillia
Reviewed 20 April 2018
Day Trip to Monterey and Carmel via California Coast

Good afternoon Last weekend me & my wife was visiting from Florida and we took a Day trip with Patrick to Monterey and Carmel, the service was excellent and the trip was definitely a great value if you're planning to book a trip you should...More

Thank terrance1120
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We took this tour yesterday with Patrick. Was a wonderful experience. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the whole state of California. Also went out of his to help me as i have pulmonary issues I would definitely recommend tower tours and especially...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Excellent value for money and customer service

I accidentally booked the wrong date for the tour but Matt who called to ask for my whereabouts was very considerate and understanding. He rearranged the tour date to a later date and was able to suggest dropping us near the airport as we were...More

Thank BUBA31
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