Day Trips & Excursions

Monterey, Carmel & 17-Mile Drive Day Trip from SF

Cruise along California's spectacular coastline on a relaxing day trip from San Francisco. You'll follow Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula home of the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and Steinbeck's Cannery Row. Explore Monterey's charming shops or choose to add aquarium admission. See the stunning estates of 17-Mile Drive. Finish your day with a stop at the coastal town of Carmel by the Sea, before returning to San Francisco via famous Silicon Valley.
11 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Carmel Small-Group 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 stroll to popular local restaurants and gourmet food shops to sample intriguing cheeses, delectable chocolates, artisanal pizzas and a variety of wines. 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.
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Monterey and Carmel via California Coast

Travel with us down to California’s rugged coast, known as Highway 1. This stunning drive affords one amazing view after another. Enjoy the winding roads down the coastline as you sit comfortably in our luxury tour coach.
11 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Monterey & Carmel Explorer Tour

This tour will start traveling south on the famous Pacific Coast Highway, California Highway 1. We will set foot on Monterey’s famous Cannery Row for a chance to stroll among the shops and grab a fresh seafood lunch. The tour will follow the coast through the beautiful little town of Pacific Grove on the way to the 17 Mile Drive. This famous road winds its way between magnificent homes and the spectacular coastline, between the greens and tees of world famous golf courses and among the last remaining forest of a rare species of the Monterey Cypress. The drive finishes up at the Pebble Beach Village. Upon arrival in the enchanted town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, guests can explore the boutique shops on Ocean Avenue or be dazzled by the white sandy beach. If there is time & interest, we can visit the historic Carmel Mission. This tour also has optional short stops in Half Moon Bay or Santa Cruz.
14 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row 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.
1 hour
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Monterey Bay Sunset Appetizer Cruise

Our most-popular and romantic cruise with or without hors d’oeuvres. The appetizer option includes two hors d’oeuvres beginning with brie cheese, sliced pear, red grapes and stone ground crackers, and spicy red pepper humus and whole wheat pita. Sail alongside otters, sea lions, porpoise, and dolphins while watching a gorgeous Monterey Bay sunset with your sweetheart.
2 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Monterey Bay Dinner Sailing Cruise

Bring your loved ones, small groups, and even your dog to join us for a memorable sailing dinner cruise within the most bio-dense, and bio-diverse Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, and one of North America's premier sailing destinations. On this sailing adventure, you'll enjoy a 4-course meal while sailing past marine mammals such as sea otters, dolphins, and much more!Our our Dinner Cruise we offer Brie, Crackers Grapes, Pear, a Spinach Salad with Cranberries, Glazed Walnuts, and a fresh grilled Salmon prepared on board. Wine is of cause included.
2 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Monterey Bay Big Sur Helicopter Tour

This aerial tour takes you sightseeing by helicopter from Monterey, with expert narration by the pilot as you fly. On this 60-minute grand tour along the Central California coastline all the way to Big Sur and back. Cast your gaze over the Pacific Ocean, and keep an eye out for migrating whales and other marine life.
1 hour
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Sailing Cruise on Monterey Bay

On this 1 or 2-hour private sailing cruise, have the boat and captain to yourself to share the wonders of sailing with your best company.
2 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Monterey, Carmel and Big Sur Private Day Trip from San Francisco

Embark on a quintessential California road trip with this customizable full-day tour down the Pacific Coastal Highway from San Francisco. See the Big Sur coastline, visit the Monterey Peninsula — famous for its bay views, abundant marine life, and historical Cannery Row — and stroll around the top-rated destination of Carmel-by-the-Sea with your private guide. Pricing is per group, based on a maximum of six people.
8 hours