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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Trip from San Francisco

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  • Drive down the California coast during this Monterey and Carmel tour
  • Cover 17 miles (27 kilometers) with a guide who’s familiar with the roads 
  • Choose to stroll Cannery Row or to explore the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Trip from San Francisco
From US$79.00
US$89.00 Save US$10.00
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Monterey and Carmel Tour Only
Day trip to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive. This is the tour only and DOES NOT include Monterey Bay Aquarium admission.
From US$79.00
Monterey, Carmel with Aquarium
Day trip to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive INCLUDING Monterey Bay Aquarium admission.
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Running along the Pacific coastline in California, Highway 1’s route involves plenty of twists and turns. Rather than dealing with the stress of driving it on your own, take this Monterey and Carmel tour that allows you to keep your eyes on the spectacular views. It includes round-trip transportation from San Francisco, and you can even add an optional admission ticket to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
What to Expect
Start your guided tour to Monterey with a pickup from Union Square in San Francisco. Once you board your vehicle for the day, relax on the drive.

Your guide takes you down the California coast for views of the Pacific Ocean and beachside mansions. Your first stop is in Monterey where you’ll have about two hours of free time to stroll Cannery Row. You can also add on an admission ticket to Monterey Bay Aquarium when booking for an additional upgrade fee.

Afterward, it’s on to Carmel-by-the-Sea for some more free time before the drive back to San Francisco.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Too much shopping

Despite the fact that the driver, who is from Honduras, was good and entertaining, the excursion turned out to be a failure. We stopped just a few minutes in natural beautiful or historical places, or we simple didn´t. On the contrary, we spent hours in...More

1  Thank ANTONIO L
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Antonio, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and feedback, it is greatly appreciated. We are sorry to read you felt this tour was a failure. Please send us an email so we may offer a solution for your tour experiences:...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
A Grand Adventure

This was a wonderful all day tour. It was everything that I hoped it would be and more. The bus was clean, modern and comfortable. We left on time and rode south of San Francisco along the scenic coastal highway. The spectacular pacific ocean did...More

1  Thank pmcgregorsc
Reviewed 1 week ago
An excellent trip!

Our driver and guide Kenneth was brilliant. He had a vast knowledge of this part of Northern California. The trip lived up to expectations, and more. A lot of fascinating facts were given. Monterey and Carmel were picturesque but the best bit was the 17...More

1  Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good bits 1st.... Great scenery Cute towns Driver was funny Doing a tour takes the guess work out of it so no need to worry about parking etc. I have been to San Francisco a few times so have done all sorts of tours in...More

1  Thank Suzanne739
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Highly Recommended tour

Had a great time on this tour. Josh our driver was friendly, courteous and fun. Lovely beaches and undulating hills to be seen down to Monterey. Carmel By the Sea is a beautiful spot to visit.

Thank Sia A
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9 May 2018|
Response from Suzanne739 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they picked up from fishermans wharf and union square. Yes Carmel is part of the tour.
6 May 2018|
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Response from Suzanne739 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had 26