Welcome to Malibu & Pacific Palisades

Despite its wealth and star quotient, the best way to appreciate Malibu is through its natural assets, so grab your sunscreen and a towel and head to the beach.

Top experiences in Malibu & Pacific Palisades

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Malibu & Pacific Palisades activities

$84 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Go Los Angeles Card, with Access To Over 26 Top LA Attractions

Get access to over 30+ top LA attractions, activities and tours with the Go Los Angeles™ Card! A total value of almost USD $1,000, this card is available to you at one low price. Visit LA’s most popular attractions including Dolby Theatre® Guided Tour, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain and the Queen Mary, and enjoy fun activities such as a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a Malibu celebrity homes tour and an afternoon at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium! With the purchase of a 3-, 4-, 5- or 7-day Go Los Angeles Card, you will also receive one entry to Universal Studios. This fully customizable Go Los Angeles Card lets you create your own itinerary based solely on the activities and attractions that interest you. Sightsee at your own pace and enjoy tremendous discounts and special offers at select retailers, restaurants and attractions. Choose a card valid for one, two, three, five or seven days within a 14-day period, and enjoy a complimentary, full-color pocket guidebook to help you plan your Los Angeles vacation. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of included attractions, tours and activities.

$225 Outdoor Activities

Tandem Paragliding in Malibu

Meet at Carbon Beach in Malibu (or in Ojai, depending on wind conditions) to begin your tandem paragliding adventure. A paraglider is an inflatable wing made of nylon that allows a sensation of effortless soaring. Choose between a 20-minute motorized flight that takes off from the beach or a traditional 30-minute non-motorized flight that embarks from the top of a bluff.After a 10-minute safety orientation, you'll be strapped into the paraglider's harness with your highly-experienced pilot. Your pilot will handle the mechanics so you can focus on taking in the beauty all around you. Marvel at stunning views of the Malibu hills and Pacific Ocean — you can even carry along a small camera to capture photos! Your breathtaking flight ends with touchdown on Carbon Beach.

$535 Tours & Sightseeing

Los Angeles Private Custom Half-Day Tour with Hollywood Sign

This customizable 4-hour tour of Los Angeles is like having your own private driver for half a day. Your driver picks up your party of up to seven people at your Los Angeles hotel in the morning and takes you wherever you want to go. Follow the Hollywood Experience itinerary of Hollywood, the Hollywood Sign, Sunset Strip, star homes and Rodeo Drive; or choose your own adventure and sites.  Just let the driver know which sights interest you most or sit back and let him or her give your group a "best of the city" overview. The only limitation is time.  See where the stars live and play or do the beach towns of Santa Monica, Venice, or Malibu. The choice is yours. Bottled water and beverages are included to keep you hydrated as you enjoy the sights from your private vehicle.

$395 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Malibu Wine Tasting Private Guided Tour from Los Angeles

Malibu’s proximity to greater Los Angeles provides an easy tour to this Southern California wine region. After convenient pickup from your hotel or residence, get comfortable in your private, air-conditioned car or SUV, depending on the size of your party. You’re escorted in style to three boutique wineries nestled in Malibu’s Santa Monica Mountains and along the Pacific Coast Highway. En route to the first tasting room, take in the gorgeous coastal views and admire the fertile landscape. Under the guidance of your professional guide, who shares expertise in oenology, you’ll learn about this burgeoning area's microclimate and why it's ideal for growing grapes. Tastings are paired with a delicious spread of cheeses, fruit and breads. Your tour ends with drop-off back in LA.The wineries and tasting rooms you visit may include three of the following, depending on the day of your tour (subject to change): • Enjoy a flight of wine at the outdoor Malibu Family Winery, which boasts two labels: Semler and Saddlerock. • At SIP Malibu Grapes, charmingly situated in historic Old Malibu, taste award-winning wines by local vintners. • Rosenthal Tasting Room provides samples of Rosenthal and Surfrider wines in a casual atmosphere that includes a garden patio, located right across from the beach in Malibu. • Located in the Agoura Hills, Cornell Winery & Tasting Room features a selection of locally made wines and Central Coast varietals.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

$165 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Los Angeles Air Tour Experience

This unforgettable 45-minute airplane ride lifts you above the traffic and sprawling city streets to reveal the true magnitude and beauty of the City of Angels. Arrive at Van Nuys Airport just north of the city and meet your private pilot at a time you designate. Choose between two scenic routes: DTLA to Santa Monica, or Santa Monica to Malibu. The DTLA–Santa Monica route takes you above the San Fernando Valley over Griffith Park (and the Hollywood Sign), Universal Studios, the LA River, Dodger Stadium, and the Downtown skyscrapers before heading out over the Santa Monica Mountains to the coast. See Beverly Hills mansions from above, the UCLA campus, LAX, and finally the world-famous Santa Monica Pier. On your return to Van Nuys you'll fly over the Sepulveda Pass on "the 405," L.A.'s notoriously crowded freeway, and enjoy stunning views of Bel Air, the Getty Center, and Stone Canyon Reservoir.The Santa Monica–Malibu route heads west from Van Nuys toward Topanga Canyon, revealing breath-taking views of the Malibu Hills and various nature refuges. Fly through Malibu Canyon to the Malibu Pier on the Pacific, noting the many celebrity homes along the famous coastline. Get stunning up-close views of Stone Canyon Reservoir, Bel Air, the Getty Center, and UCLA as you continue toward Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica before returning to Van Nuys.Enjoy complimentary bottled water and snacks on board. Note that flight times may vary based on departure time, weather, and air traffic patterns.

$99 Tours & Sightseeing

LA, Malibu Stars Homes Tour plus 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

Discover the beauty of Malibu and see the stunning homes of some of your favorite stars with our Los Angeles celebrity tours. Malibu is one of the most exclusive communities in the greater Los Angeles area. Famed for its historic coastline that spans 27 breathtaking miles from Tuna Canyon to Point Mugu in Ventura County, Malibu is among the wealthiest parts of the city. Its relative isolation and stunning ocean views have made it a longtime favorite of movie stars, celebrities, and powerful entertainment industry icons. Visitors to Los Angeles often find Malibu one of the most fascinating destinations in the area, and this Malibu Stars Homes tour is put together to give you an up-close-and-personal glimpse into the extravagant lifestyle of world-famous celebrities. During your outing, you will visit the current and former homes of more than 40 stars, including some of the biggest names in movie history. Further highlights of the Malibu Stars Homes tour include a stop at Malibu Pier, access to Malibu Beach, and a blissful cruise along the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway. You’ll also have incredible ocean views, photo opportunities, and much more. Some of the Malibu homes you’ll see are currently or formerly owned by celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Willis, Cher, Burt Reynolds, Courteney Cox, Adam Sandler, and Bill Murray, among many others. Available year-round, the Malibu Stars Homes tour also includes a stop at the Getty Villa, a Malibu institution where some of the world’s rarest and most prized artistic and historic treasures are on display.Next, hop on board our double-decker fun bus! You will have 48 hours to explore on our Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker City Tour. This open-top bus features more than 70 stops, where you can get off and explore at your leisure. When you’re ready, just hop back on, show your ticket, and continue the tour! A network of intersecting routes connect you to the entire city and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in nine languages.