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Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Monterey Bay Aquarium Admission

Dive into an underwater world of mystery, beauty and awe at the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, perched on the edge of the stunning California coastline. With your all-day admission ticket, you’ll come face-to-face with ocean animals from sharks and rays to penguins and jellyfish. Watch our giant Pacific octopuses creep, crawl and glide, or enjoy the sea otters as they romp, tumble and wrestle. You’ll see schools of fish glimmer and glisten, and find mussels, eels and sea anemones along the rocky shoreline. An ocean of discovery awaits!
$50
7 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Carmel 3-Hour Small-Group Guided Food and Wine Walking Tour

Discover the charming coastal town of Carmel and savor a series of tantalizing food and wine tastings on this 3-hour guided walking tour. Your passionate guide will share stories about the history, culture and architecture of Carmel as you stop at restaurants, stylish watering holes and food shops to meet business owners and sample different food items. You may visit places like a classic European Restaurant, a local tavern serving the area's best fish & chips, purveyors of the best street tacos on the Monterey Peninsula (and why they specialize in Mezcal), and a local producer of confections made from century-old recipes. In general, the tastings add up to an average lunch.. Ideal for both tourists and Carmel residents, this tour is a leisurely and tasty way to learn more about this quaint town.This small-group tour is limited to 16 people, ensuring more personal attention from your guide.
$94
3 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Santa Cruz Redwoods Roaring Camp Steam Train Ride in Felton

Explore the Santa Cruz Mountains on a historic train ride through a redwood forest from Roaring Camp in Felton, California. Admire the ancient redwood groves from the comfort of a steam locomotive chugging up the hillside. Venture into the forest and learn about the region from your informative train conductor, then explore an old-fashioned village where you can shop and take photos. This journey is fun for the whole family and a great way to see the beauty of California, as well as learn about the state’s railroad and engineering history. All aboard!
$29
1.25 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Paso Robles Wine Adventure

Enjoy either a full-day or half-day adventure on this Paso Robles wine tour! You'll spend the day with a small group and visit between 4-6 wineries in the region.
$69
4.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Monterey Half-Day Whale Watching Tour

Embark on a 4-hour whale watching tour. All trips are narrated by a naturalist or marine biologist guide, who will also spend one on one time with guests while on deck. Professional photographers are often sent to capture the spectacular sights seen from on board and are available to offer tips for your own photography.
$48
4 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Monterey and Cannery Row 1-Hour Independent Sea Car Tour

Explore Monterey Bay and the Central Coast in a GPS-guided Sea Car, cruising through town or along the Pacific on a 1-hour tour. Hop into your own 2-seater convertible that navigates itself and provides narration about landmarks along the way, including Monterey’s historical buildings and beautiful ocean vistas.
$65
1 hour
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tasting Tour from Paso Robles

This semi-private door-to door, "hop-on, hop-off" wine tasting tour service lets you set your pace and create your own wine tasting itinerary in Paso Robles Wine Country. The approximately 5-hour service picks you up at your accommodations and start you on their loops. They service over 70 wineries in the region and you just pick and choose where you want to “hop on” and “hop off” all day long.  When you decide to "hop off" your driver walks you in, introduces you to the staff who will conduct your tasting.  S/he will return in approximately 40 minutes, come into the tasting room, let you know s/he is back and if you're ready to go you just "hop on" and proceed to the next winery of your choice. If you are enjoying yourself, you can stay for another approximately 40minutes, or longer. It's your choice!
$80
5 hours
Kid Friendly

Monterey Original Walking Tours

The Original Monterey Walking Tours takes you away from the crowds to discover Historic Monterey and Cannery Row up close and on foot. Walk your personal Path of History and visit sites made famous by John Steinbeck. These tours are informative, entertaining, highly rated and fun for all ages.
$25
2 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Hearst Castle Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Paso Robles

Enjoy the scenic views on this 8-hour, small-group tour to Hearst Castle. Once you arrive at Hearst Castle watch the National Geographic IMAX Movie, Building the Dream, and learn about the construction of the landmark. Then, take a tour of the castle to discover its many rooms and secrets. This tour includes pickup and drop off from Paso Robles, entrance fees, lunch, and a driver/guide.
$139
8 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sunset Sailing Cruise in Monterey Bay

Our most popular cruise! Cruise Includes: 1.5 hours of sailing while watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean  We serve white wine, water, snacks and a fun sailing adventure!
$95
2 hours