11- Hours Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17 mile drive, Pebble Beach golf course and Carmel by the Sea Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-361
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Daily (2021-06-01 To 2022-03-31)
Pacific Coastal Highway 1
Monterey Historic Town Center, Cannery Row, world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium
17 Mile Drive, Lone Cypress and Pebble Beach Golf Course *closed during pro golf tournaments and the Concurs dEleganceElegance
Carmel by the Sea
Shops and Restaurants
Silicon Valley-the high tech capital of the world
- Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date.
Our route takes you south on Highway No 1 through the beach town of Santa Cruz* and features one spectacular view after another. Following a morning of winding down the coast, we visit Steinbeck’s Cannery Row in Monterey. Here you will have time to also visit Monterey Bay Aquarium. 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.
After a drive along the 17 mile drive**(entrance fee included) including Pebble Beach golf course, the Lone Pine, and some of the best coastal panoramas in the world, we will stop in the gallery / restaurant district of Carmel-by-the-Sea and provide enough photo opportunities along the way with breathtaking views. Leaving the natural world we’ll head to a futuristic one as our tour leads through Silicon Valley, the high tech capital of the world, before we return back to San Francisco.
* Road conditions permitting
** Closed during pro golf tournaments and the Concurs d'Elegance
A scenic road that lets you enjoy the beautiful drive through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, the 17-Mile Drive provides visitors with several points of interest along the way!
Charming Carmel is commonly referred to as Carmel, it is a city in Monterey County and was founded in 1902. The city is famous for its natural scenery and history.
Refers to a public aquarium situated in Monterey area of California. The aquarium was founded and established back in the year 1984 and is situated at the site of Cannery Row.
It is a city in the central cost of California, the attraction point in the city is the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The population of the city is 28, 294 as per the census of 2013.
Pebble Beach Golf Centre is the place to be when you visit California, it is truly a legendary place. Combined with a beautiful property and a stunning coastline, the Pebble Beach Golf Centre is one of the greatest place.
The Monterey Peninsula’s unincorporated community is known as Pebble Beach. This small city lies on the level of sea and located in California.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
- Guided tour in a luxury coach bus
- Entrance fees to the 17 Mile Drive
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Food and Beverages
- Tips and Gratuities
- Entrance to the Monterey Bay Aquarium
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Free cancellation 7 days before departure date.
No Refund in case you miss the bus for any reason including flight delay.
Note: 6% processing and handling fee will apply to all refunds. This is the fee that our company bear at the time of processing the original transaction.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Reschedule any time before 6 days. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.
Follow Tour Guide instructions for COVID. Be cooperative.
How do I set up a hotel pick up?
Please confirm your hotel pick up at least 48 hours prior to departure. You will receive the specific details and contact information after redeeming your voucher online.
Does this tour include the entrance fees to 17 Mile drive?
Yes it includes the entrance fees.
What to wear?
We recommend you to dress in layers.
Does it make a stop for lunch?
Yes we stop for lunch and you have free time to go around downtown, but lunch is not included in the price.
How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 11 hours long.