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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 (toll free from the USA) or 1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations. Alternatively, you can book a tour with us in person at our office location, provided our office is open.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged within 24 hours. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations. Alternatively, you can pay us in person at our office location for any tour, provided our office is open. You can also choose to pay in cash to your driver by calling the office directly and providing a valid debit or credit card number.

  • 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. Please note that “pre-paid” cards and “travel” cards often are not accepted by our system and it is possible we may ask you to provide an alternate payment method if the initial payment does not go through.

    Cash: You can pay cash at our office location for any tour. You can also choose to pay in cash to your driver by calling the office directly and providing a valid debit or credit card number. Please state to your reservation agent that you would not like your card to be charged and that you would like to pay your Expedition Leader in cash on the day of your tour.

    Apologies, but we do not provide a travel or personal check payment option, nor can you choose to pay with cash for any online reservations.

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

    For certain tours, you can get up to a $9 discount off your second tour. The $9 discount can be applied to Extranomical-operated tours only. Instructions to redeem this offer online can be found during your check out process in the booking form on page 3, but you can also receive this discount by calling our office directly. The discount must be redeemed at the time of reservation and cannot be applied after you have made the booking.

  • Are 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 combine two or more discount codes?

    At this time only one discount code can be accepted per reservation. You must choose which one you would like to apply upon making your booking. There is a space for the discount code or “tracking code” on the final page of the booking form.

  • My discount code isn’t working!

    Not every code will be applicable to every single reservation. Please read the terms of the discount code you are attempting to use carefully, and note that some codes provided by third parties may have expired. If the code is valid and has been correctly applied you will see the value reflected on the final checkout page before submitting your reservation.

  • I’ve already made a reservation but forgot to add the discount code. Can you refund me the discount?

    Unfortunately, any discount code you would like to use must be applied at the time of your booking. The code must be redeemed at the time of reservation and cannot be applied after you have made the booking.

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Full refunds will be given for cancellations to any 1-day and half-day tour reservations made more than 24 hours before the scheduled departure time. Any cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will not be entitled to any refunds.

    Tours with hotel packages and other third-party attractions tickets (ie. Monterey aquarium tickets) cancelled or changed with more than 10 days notice prior to departure, will incur a $35.00 fee or a fee of 10% of the package cost, whichever is greater.

    Cancellations of any Tour package or 3rd party attraction ticket with less than 10 days notice will not be entitled to any refunds. Airport shuttles, Bay Cruises and Alcatraz tickets are nonrefundable.

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

    You do not need to have a physical voucher to board Extranomical-operated tours. Please follow the instructions on your confirmation for any 3rd-party-operated tours such as Bay City Bikes, Blue & Gold Fleet, Airport Express, et al. If you have purchased the Ferry Bay Cruise tickets, your Expedition Leader will give these to you upon boarding your tour.

    Please note that Alcatraz Cruises will require that each adult boarding the boat to Alcatraz bring their photo ID or passport for identity verification. 

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
– Robert L. on 07/31/2018

Excellent tour and our driver Jacob was very funny and very informative. I enjoyed the information he provided. He made the tour a lot of fun!!
– Barbara K. on 07/27/2018

Monterey and Carmel Tour was great and our guide “Don” was fabulous and friendly with a wealth of knowledge that gave us a great day.
– Liza M. on 07/20/2018

Day trip to Monterey and Carmel was great! It’s been years since we’ve visited these lovely towns. Doug, our driver and guide, was very informative. He knows a lot about almost anything! He even brought his binoculars for us to enjoy watching the otters and sea lions close-up. Just wish there’s more time exploring on our own in these scenic towns. Would have loved to stroll and linger longer there.
– Barbara Z. on 07/11/2018

Fun experience. I thought Don, our driver, provided an excellent tour down the Pacific Coast Highway 1. He was courteous, kind, knowledgeable and a good photographer. I have traveled to Monterey Bay and Carmel several times previously but learned more of California’s history and saw new places on this tour.
– Elizabeth M. on 07/10/2018

Excellent tour with fantastic tour guide. Had a fantastic tour to Carmel & Monterey with Don the tour guide. Comfortable coach, live commentary all the way & several stops along 17 Mile drive, Pebble Beach resort with great photo opportunities, all kindly taken by Don. Stopped at a lovely bakery for pastries & was given lots of recommendations for places to visit & eat in both Carmel & Monterey. The best & most stress-free way to see this part of the world.
– Samarth A. on 07/06/2018

Amazing driving and extremely fun and friendly tour guide.
– Paresh P. on 07/05/2018

Our tower guide Jason was awesome. He had excellent knowledge of the route we went to
– Kathleen M. on 07/03/2018

Monterey/Carmel with 4 teenagers. The 4 teenaged girls and I really enjoyed our excursion! The weather was beautiful, the sights and wildlife magnificent and we also had good food and shopping- what more could you ask for?! Also our guide, Phil, was great- the girls referred to him as “Chill Phil” for the rest of the trip!
– Barbara R. on 06/29/2018

It was a wonderful tour, the guide with very friendly, allowed us to know the place with curious facts and details that by our own account we would not have known. In addition, the transfer vehicle was very comfortable for everyone.
Prix*Adultes (12+)Enfants
Tarifs reguliers:$159$119
Tarif Internet:$139$113
Economie en ligne$20$6

Prix*Adultes (12+)Enfants
Tarifs reguliers:$109$89
Tarif Internet:$89$83
Economie en ligne$20$6


  • 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
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