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Monterey & Carmel Explorer℠ Tour

Monterey & Carmel Explorer℠ Tour

Tour Exploration de Monterey

  • How do I book or make a reservation?

    You can book online to receive an online discount or call our office at  1-866-231-3752 or  1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged. Reservations by phone require a credit card to hold your seat(s). Cash can only be paid directly to the tour guide on our Yosemite & Giant Sequoias 1 Day Tour and Redwoods & Wine Country 1 Day Tour. You can also come to our Fisherman's Wharf office prior to the tour departure date and pay cash directly.

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We also accept Debit cards with symbols of these card companies. 
    Cash: Guests can pay cash at our Fisherman's Wharf location for any tour or directly to the driver for our Yosemite and Redwoods & Wine Country tour.
    Travelers Checks: We accept valid & properly signed Travelers Checks as a substitute for cash payments. 

    Personal Checks: Apologies, but we do not provide a personal check payment option.

  • Will I get a discount if I book a second tour?

    Yes, you can get a up to $25 off your second tour. The $25 discount is for the Total Yosemite Experience 1 day tour, Wine Lovers Wine Country Tour and the Monterey Explorer Tour.

  • Is there any advantages by booking my tour online?

    You will get an automatic discount on your first tour when you book online at!

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Cancellations or changes must be made 72 hours before tour departure, or at least 8 days in advance if the reservation includes a hotel accommodation to get a partial refund. 

    Airport shuttle transfers, all Bay Cruises & Ferry Tickets, Hop on Hop off Bus Passes,  Alcatraz Tours and Air Cruises are non-refundable. Cancellations and changes are subject to a 10% or $25 fee, whichever is greater. 

    Private Tours/Charters' cancellations or changes require a 2-week notice.

  • Where should I pick up the tickets for my tour?

    You don't need a ticket for most of our tours, vouchers are provided when they are needed. Most times your confirmation email is enough. We will specify in your email confirmation after you've booked the Yosemite tour what information you will need to have with you.

Tour Exploration de Monterey. Notre Monterey Explorer tour vous conduira le long de la Cote pacifique Californienne en direction du chemin historique et pittoresque de Monterey et Carmel par la mer, et a travers Pacific Grove. La baie de Monterey a une grande importance d'un point de vue geologique et biologique, avec une incroyable abondante vie marine au large de "Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary", longeant la spectaculaire cote Californienne longue de 444 km. De nombreuses entreprises industrielles pechaient en masse la baleine et le poisson au large de la cote de Monterey. La baie de John Monterey etait le site des premiers Europeens ayant visite la region qui devint California plus tard. Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath) grandit a Salinas et passa beaucoups de temps a ecrire a propos de Monterey dans ses livres Tortilla Flat et Cannery Row.

Vous commencerez la journee en voyageant par le Sud le long de la celebre Pacific Coast Highway, et California Highway 1 (dependant du brouillard). Apres au moins un arret a Santa Cruz pour un break, et eventuellement quelques arrets photos en chemin, vous pourrez profiter de la celebre place de "Monterey Cannery Row" ou vous aurez l'occasion de vous promener parmis les magasins et deguster quelques produits de la mer pour le repas du midi. Si vous apportez votre propre repas, vous pourrez rapidement vous rendre au celebre aquarium de Monterey (l'admission n'etant pas incluse). Apres avoir mange, vous suivrez la cote a travers la magnifique petite ville de Pacic Grove en direction de 17 Mile Drive. Cette celebre route serpente son chemin entre les superbes maisons et la 

Tour Exploration de Monterey - Times Approximate

8:00 - 8:30 AM
Ramassage à votre hôtel au centre-ville de San Francisco ou à Fisherman's Wharf.
9:00-12:00 AM
Nous commençons l'excursion à Monterey, en vous conduisant le long du littoral de la Californie et un faisant un petit arrêt à Davenport.
12:30 - 2:00 PM
Arrivé à Monterey, vous pouvez vous promener le long des magasins et manger dans l’un des nombreux restaurants dans l’historique Cannery Row. C’est aussi une occasion de visiter l’aquarium de Monterey Bay (Entrée non incluse).
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Nous vous conduirons à travers Pacific Grove, connu pour ses papillons et ses maisons victoriennes . Ensuite nous parcourons scenic 17-mile Drive à travers la forêt Del Monte où vous pourrez voir le légendaire parcours du Golf de Pebble Beach et l’arbre Lone Cypress.
4:00 - 5:30 PM
La dernière partie de cette excursion vous amènera à la belle Carmel-by-the-Sea, où vous pourez faire des emplettes dans de petites boutiques et visiter les galeries d'art et de photographie.
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Nous finirons notre excursion de Monterey et Carmel et nous repartirons en direction de San Francisco.
6:30 - 7:00 PM
Nous vous déposerons à votre hôtel à San Francisco.

Tour Exploration de Monterey est sujet au temps et au traffic.

Customer Reviews

Monterey & Carmel Explorer℠ Tour
– Katie R. on 08/01/2016

My parents and I had a really great tour and were fortunate to share the experience with a really nice group of people. We took this tour about 6 years ago (I think with another company). The drive down was a little different and included a beautiful stop at the lighthouse which we did not do with the last company. Don provided just the right amount of narration and played a great California music mix on the drive back to the city. The music was a really nice touch. There was a small bump in the road when the entrance to 17-mile drive was closed and we had to find another way in. It took a little while but in the end I realized that was because Don was trying valiantly to still have us experience 17-mile drive and I appreciated that. Pick up and drop off at our hotel was a great convenience. Thank you for a nice day!
– Miss Julie K. on 07/24/2016

Excellent - Small group - well informed - highly recommend this tour company.
– Vijay A. on 07/21/2016

Very Informed Guide. Provided all the information at relevant places. Very good natured human being.
– elvia a. on 07/10/2016

excelente, cumplieron con mis expectativas
– Don C. on 05/30/2016

tour was excellent. Phil adapted the tour to suit all interests and provided appropriate ad relevant commentary where and when needed.
– Sandy M. on 05/26/2016

We booked this tour along with our Muirwoods/Sausilito tour. Our tour guide was Frank. He promptly picked us up at our hotel. Even coming into the lobby area to find us. We had a full van of 13 guests. He made sure he knew everyone and introduced everyone to each other as they boarded the van. You can really tell Frank loves loves his job. He is a great talker of everything and knows so much. We knew this was going to be a long day, however Frank made sure we stopped at all the scenic spots and even taking some side areas to show us specific sites. He had recommendations on everything and let us spend more time in Carmel just because this area is more quaint and scenic. Frank made this tour very enjoyable and I would love to have him again some time.
– Greg H. on 12/31/2015

tour was excellent but would have liked a stop at Silicon Valley to show we've been there
– marie g. on 12/12/2015

the tour was great! Don was a really good tour guide fun and knowledgeable!24
– Stacia S. on 10/23/2015

We had a great trip!! It was definitely worth the extra money to take the smaller tour. My wife and I were on our 16th anniversary trip and this trip more than met my expectations. Pam was a fantastic guide and she shared many interesting facts, both historical, location wise and personal along the way. We felt like a friend was giving us a tour. We were very happy and gave a very positive review on Trip Advisor as well.
Prix*Adultes (12+)Enfants
Tarifs reguliers:$150$130
Tarif Internet:$125$119
Economie en ligne$25$11


  • Le ramassage à votre hotel est gratuit
  • Luxurieux voyage semi-privée
  • Voyage p ersonalisable
  • Monterey & Carmel
  • Optional Half Moon Bay Stop
  • Arrêt optionnale à Santa Cruz
  • Le tour n'est disponible qu'en anglais