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Best Guided Tours in Monterey, California

Best Guided Tours in Monterey, California

  1. Monterey Bay: Whale Watching Tour | GetYourGuide
  2. Monterey Bay: Whale Watching Tour | GetYourGuide

    All year round, Monterey Bay is the best place to see whales! In Monterey, whales can be spotted almost every day. Marine biologists or naturalists lead trips and tell interesting and useful facts about the species.

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  3. Monterey: Scenic Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Scooter Tour | GetYourGuide
  4. Monterey: Scenic Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Scooter Tour | GetYourGuide

    From the convenience of a seated electric scooter, explore Monterey's attractions and take in the city's stunning coastline. Using a GPS-enabled smartphone, you can explore the shoreline at your own speed and see the most famous sights and landmarks.

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  5. Monterey: Private Surfing Lessons | GetYourGuide
  6. Monterey: Private Surfing Lessons | GetYourGuide

    Experienced surf instructors teach the fundamentals at Del Monte Beach in San Diego.

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  7. Monterey: Guided Walking Food Tour with Tastings | GetYourGuide
  8. Monterey: Guided Walking Food Tour with Tastings | GetYourGuide

    Eat your way across Monterey, California, on the city's first and only walking food tour. Learn about the history and culture of the area while sampling local delicacies.

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  9. Monterey: 24-Hour or 48-hour Motorcycle Rental | GetYourGuide
  10. Monterey: 24-Hour or 48-hour Motorcycle Rental | GetYourGuide

    Explore California on two wheels by renting a motorcycle. Rent a bike for 24 or 28 hours and have it delivered to your Monterey home.

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  11. 2.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey
  12. 2.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

    17-Mile Drive's natural and man-made splendor can be explored on an electric bike tour from Pacific Grove. This allows you to cover more distance without fatigue. The tour is fun for the whole family because children up to 120 pounds can ride in a tandem (54 kg). During the tour, you'll have the opportunity to ask questions of your guide and take in the breathtaking views as you go.

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  13. Carmel Valley Wine Tour's Premium Package
  14. Carmel Valley Wine Tour's Premium Package

    Taking a lovely trip to Carmel Valley Village is a great way to start the day. If you'd like to sample some of the best wines from Carmel Valley coupled with cheese and crackers, come to "Taste Carmel Valley."

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  15. Macaron making with a Master Chef - Carmel-by-the-Sea
  16. Macaron making with a Master Chef - Carmel-by-the-Sea

    Make sure to check out this Macaron Baking Class with a Mater Chef in Carmel by the Sea for some new ideas. An expert chef who has been on the Cooking Channel will teach you how to create these French delicacies from scratch, as well as give you advice on how to make things easier as you go. Groups and individuals alike will enjoy this hands-on baking lesson.

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  17. Carmel Small Group Walking Food & Cultural Tour
  18. Carmel Small Group Walking Food & Cultural Tour

    This food and wine walking tour takes you around Carmel, California, just south of Monterey. With the help of a knowledgeable gastronomic guide, you'll have the opportunity to experience local and ethnic cuisine, chocolate, wine, and more with the help of a cosmopolitan enclave famed for its charming architecture and welcoming small-town atmosphere.

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  19. Historic Cannery Row: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of John Steinbeck's Monterey
  20. Historic Cannery Row: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of John Steinbeck's Monterey

    There is no better way to learn about Monterey, California's Cannery Row, than on this self-guided walking tour. The neighborhood is rich in history and a literary hotspot for followers of John Steinbeck and American literature. It's yours to use as often as you like when you purchase the audio tour.

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  21. Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour
  22. Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

    If you want to see the world-famous Comstock Cottages in Carmel without having to take a tour, look no further. Audio tours allow you to go at your own pace and see the sights at your own convenience.

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  23. Monterey Half-Day Electric Scooter Rental
  24. Monterey Half-Day Electric Scooter Rental

    Using an electric scooter, explore Monterey, California's central region on your own terms. Your vehicle can be pre-booked so that you don't have to worry about following a tour guide. You can visit the world-famous Aquarium of the Pacific, stroll through Old Fisherman's Wharf, or just drive around the neighborhood.

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Make the most of your holiday by transforming it into something amazing!

We work with the most prominent and best-known travel companies to put together a list of curated guided tours for you to choose from at your own pace. If you buy any of them, we get a small commission without you having to pay extra.

What are guided tours?

Guided tours are all generally all-inclusive group travel experiences led by a local travel guide and following a fixed itinerary for a specific tourist attractive or local activity. Many sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets for major travel attractions, group day/night tours, food tastings, wine tastings, and even airport transfers.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Discover what your vacation spot has to offer from the perspective of a local. Find hidden Gems!

Avoid scams and pay better prices

It’s best to book your guided tours in advance from the comfort of your own home, then enjoy your trip when you’re overseas on holiday.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

Whatever your budget is, there is probably a guided tour out there for you with the large selection of guided tours available.

Save time, Get the most out of your trip.

It’s a waste of your vacation time to look for local guided tours while traveling

If you have a pre-planned trip itinerary, you know precisely what you’ll be experiencing on each day of your holiday.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Spoilt for choice and can’t decide which tour to go on? If you want to know which activities are better for you, look at the reviews from people.

No risk to you. Free cancellation

Many of the guided tours allow you to change your mind and cancel your booking up to 24 hours before the date of the activity. There is no charge if you do this. As soon as your travel plans change at the last minute, this will be very useful for you.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

It’s wonderful to meet people from all around the world on your guided excursions!

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are taking a trip to, there are practically any guide tours and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature tracks, Music celebrations, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or white wine drinking and tasting tours, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration tours, visit famous landmarks, Museum guided tours and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & viewing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping tours, theaters and auditorium, visit ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for leasing, helicopter rides, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.