01 May – 31 Oct: Daily except Tuesday & Thursday 01 Nov – 30 Apr: Monday & SaturdayDuration
11 hoursStart time
Start time: 9:15am
Duration: 11 hours
The tour departs from Pier 41, Marine Terminal, Fisherman's Wharf.
The local activity operator offers a complimentary shuttle from most hotels in San Francisco to the start point. Should you wish to take advantage of this service you will need to call the operator 24 hours prior to the tour start time to arrange a pick up.
Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time.
The tour ends at the starting point
Your tour will take you along highway one past rugged cliffs and through charming seaside villages such as Santa Cruz. Stop at some of the most breathtaking look out points including Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Seal Rock and the legendary “Lone Cypress”.
You will stop on the charming town of Carmel for a stroll among the elegant shops, cafes and homes.
Return to San Francisco on Route 101, passing through Silicon Valley the epicente of high tech industry.
You have the option of adding a ticket for the Monterry Bay Aquarium to this wonderful day out.
This pacific coast tour is perfect for those with limited time who want to take in the spectacular beauty of the California coastline.
A shuttle will collect you from your hotel in San Francisco and take you to your air-conditioned coach for this Adventure.
Drive south along Highway 1, designated an All-American Road, savoring stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, the daisy-dotted shores of Half Moon Bay and the seaside town of Santa Cruz.
Pass by the fertile fields of Salinas Valley, the artichoke capital of the world, and through Monterey to Cannery Row, which inspired Steinbeck’s Depression-era novel of same name.
Follow the 17 Mile Drive to the Victorian houses and fabled lighthouse of Pacific Grove, the sparkling greens of Pebble Beach, the plump, whiskered denizens of Seal Rock, and the legendary Lone Cypress.
Stroll through the artistic haven of Carmel, home of Clint Eastwood, and its range of boutiques, cafes, and quaint cottage homes. Drive by one of the oldest Spanish Missions in the country, and return to San Francisco on route 101, cruising past San Jose and Silicon Valley, the epicenter of high-tech industry.
This tour allows you the option of exploring the Monterrey Bay Aquarium, which features more than 250,000 creatures of the deep in over 200 galleries and exhibits, highlighted by a walk-through aviary, three-story kelp forest, penguin showcase, and a million gallon Outer Bay display where sharks prowl and sea nettles glide.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to arrange your shuttle pick up
Trip to Lone Cypress is subject to road conditions
Pacific Grove, 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, and Seal Rock are closed during pro-golf tournaments and the Tour d’Elegance.
Great day out. The 17 Mile Drive was a highlight along with the stop at Pebble Beach Golf Club. Nice little shops to browse through. If you can contact tour organizer and let...Cynthia Wilson
I've done this trip before and this one was certainly as good as I remember it - the hotel pick up was on time and the whole day was well organised. The scenery was fantastic and...I PARKER
We had a great, although long, day with an outstanding driver/tour leader. He made the trip very interesting providing a host of amazing information. People on the tour were from...Barbara J Mathews