Monterey & Carmel Tour

Highlights

  • Enjoy breathtaking views along the Pacific Coastal Highway 1

  • Visit Monterey Historic Town Center and Carmel by the Sea

  • Explore Monterey Bay Aquarium (entrance fee not included)

  • Ride along 17-Mile Drive and Pebble Beach Golf Course

  • Pass through Silicon Valley, high-tech capital of the world

Summary

Enjoy this full day tour along one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world - California's Highway 101. Explore the charming coastal towns of Monterey and Carmel-by-The-Sea, and pass along the famous 17-Mile Drive.

Tour info

Duration
11 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (13-99 years)
$105.99
Child: (3-12 years)
$69.99
Commentary
English
Meeting Point

Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California, 94133, US

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Starting from San Francisco, we head south on the world-famous Highway No 1, California's most scenic coastline! After the scenic ride in the morning, we visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row in Monterey. Enjoy the local seafood restaurants and shopping options during the stop in Monterey, or explore the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium (additional fee applies).

Next, you can venture through the charming seaside town Carmel-by-the-Sea with its historic main street that provides cute little shops, art galleries and cozy cafes to take a relaxing break. From here you can also wander down to the beach and take a stroll along the ocean.

After exploring all the natural beauty throughout the day, we head to a more futuristic world on our way back to San Francisco as we pass through Silicon Valley, the high-tech capital of the world. Get a glimpse of the places where Facebook, Google and many other tech companies grew to life.

Starting from San Francisco, we head south on the world-famous Highway No 1, California’s most scenic coastline! Sit back and enjoy one spectacular view after another while we cruise down the winding roads along the Pacific Ocean. After the scenic ride in the morning, we visit Steinbeck’s Cannery Row in Monterey. Enjoy the local seafood restaurants and shopping options during the stop in Monterey, or explore the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium (additional fee applies). More than 250,000 creatures fill over 200 spectacular galleries and exhibits, including a walk-through aviary, three story kelp forest, Penguins, and a million-gallon Outer Bay display.

We continue our tour along the picturesque 17-Mile Drive* including Pebble Beach golf course, the Lone Cypress tree, and some of the best coastal panoramas in the world. Next, you can venture through the charming seaside town Carmel-by-the-Sea with its historic main street that provides cute little shops, art galleries and cozy cafes to take a relaxing break. From here you can also wander down to the beach and take a stroll along the ocean.

After exploring all the natural beauty throughout the day, we head to a more futuristic world on our way back to San Francisco as we pass through Silicon Valley, the high-tech capital of the world. Get a glimpse of the places where Facebook, Google and many other tech companies grew to life.

As we return to San Francisco, enjoy the magnificent views of the sparkling skyline while relaxing in your comfortable seat, taking home your best memories from this wondrously scenic tour along California’s most beautiful coast line.

* Closed during Pro Golf Tournaments and the Concurs d'Elegance

What’s included?

  • Guided tour in a luxury coach bus

  • Entrance fees to 17-Mile Scenic Drive

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Entrance to the Monterey Bay Aquarium

  • Food and Beverages

  • Tips and Gratuities (recommended)

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • The tour route and some stops may vary due to the weather and traffic conditions

  • A lunch stop is provided but lunch is not included in the tour price

  • 17-Mile Drive will be closed during Pro Golf Tournaments

Before you go

  • Hotel pickups should be scheduled a minimum of 48hrs in advance

  • Departure time: 9:00 AM

  • Mobile voucher accepted

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Currently, proof of vaccination is not required.

Cancellation Policy

    Free cancellation up to 72 hours before tour date. Any cancellations less than 72 hours prior to departure and any no-shows are non-refundable. All cancellations must be sent via email to [email protected]

Redemption information

    Please redeem this voucher with Skyline Sightseeing at least 72 hours prior to departure by online check-in via: www.sightseeingworld.com/en/checkin to receive your specific departure location and further details for your tour. If there are any issues with the online check-in, please email [email protected] with the booking number and date of the tour.

    If you booked a hotel pick-up, please reconfirm directly with the operator at least 48 hours in advance by following the instructions on the ticket after checking in online. You will then receive your specific pick-up time accordingly.


    Confirmation necessary? Yes
    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

As an established operator with a huge fleet of open-top Double-Decker buses and great local partnerships, we offer the world-famous Hop-On Hop-Off Tours as well as our popular San Francisco Mega Pass and other valuable sightseeing packages for many top attractions in San Francisco. With one of the largest portfolios of tours & activities in the San Francisco market, we are your one-stop-shop for all sightseeing activities your customers thrive to experience during their stay in San Francisco.

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