Monterey Excursions

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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour from Monterey

Discovery Whale Watch
66 Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, CA, 93940
831-372-7064

https://discoverywhalewatch.com/

 

Discovery Whale Watch offers whale-watching cruises from Monterey where you will have the opportunity to see gray whale (most common), humpback whales, and blue whales as they migrate along the Pacific Coast.  You will also see lots of sea lions and dolphins as they frolic in the water.  During the cruise, listen to your onboard naturalist guide talk about whale behaviors and the natural history of the California Coast while getting amazing photo ops of everything you see.  These half-day excursions leave from Fisherman’s Wharf and are approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes in length.




Old Monterey Walking Food Tour by Monterey Bay Food Tours
831-204-2211
https://www.montereybayfoodtours.com/

 

If you are looking for a taste of all the local treats but need a little guidance, then Monterey Bay Food Tours should be on you to do list!  Follow them as they lead you on a tasty trail of restaurants, wine, and frozen delights throughout Monterey where you will have a full lunch at various stops.  If you are in Monterey for a shorter time and you eat at one place per meal, you will miss out on so many different types of cuisine.  One of the great things about their tours is the history you will learn as you dine.  Plan for about 3 hours on this tour.




3.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour on 17 Mile Drive
Big Sur Adventures in the American Tin Cannery
125 Ocean View Blvd., Suite 122, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

831-244-0169

https://bikebigsur.com/

 

Have a wind-in-your-face adventure on your own electric bike during this excursion as you cruise the Coastal Trail.  17-Mile Drive is world-renowned for its beautiful scenery and you will not be disappointed as you see the gorgeous ocean vistas, famous golf courses, and incredible mansions along the way.  There will be many opportunities to stop for photo ops and a little rest along the way.  This is a great tour for beginner to intermediate e-bikers.


1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour

Sea Car Tours
Conveniently located at Portola Hotel & Spa
230 Alvarado, Monterey, CA  93940
831-884-6807

 

Sightseeing independently has never been easier when you can choose from a variety of one, two, and three-hour tours of Monterey in a Sea Car.  These 2-seaters are GPS-guided convertibles that do all the navigating for you…all you do is drive!  You can listen to the included recorded commentary about Monterey’s major attractions as you cruise along the shoreline or through town.  Stop when and where you choose and enjoy your day the way you want!



LOCAL MONTEREY BEACHES

Monterey has a number of local beaches close to De Anza Inn.

Pebble Beach Golf Course

GOLF IN MONTEREY

The breathtaking Monterey Peninsula is a world-renowned golf destination with more world-class golf courses in one place than any other area in the world.

LOCAL BICYCLE TRAILS

No matter where you travel in Monterey County, whether you are on the roads or on an off-the-beaten-path trail, bicyclists will be there.

MONTEREY EXCURSIONS

Explore tourist attractions and things to do in Monterey.

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