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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

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Zoom around the waters of San Diego Bay on a jet boat ride that provides speed, splashes, and spins. As you race through the scenic waterway, your captain points out landmarks including the USS Midway, Coronado Island, Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, and the city skyline. Hang on as your captain takes your boat into power slides, 360-degree spins and other thrilling maneuvers—a high-octane twist on sightseeing in San Diego.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Catalina Island Undersea Expedition

Catalina Island Undersea Expedition

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See what lives in the Pacific waters surrounding Catalina Island on a 45-minute underwater cruise. As you sit comfortably in a climate-controlled cabin on board a large boat, you'll glide five feet (1.5 meters) below the surface to look for marine life in their natural habitat out of your own porthole. Along the way, listen to live commentary from a guide.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

3-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

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Discover the natural and manmade beauty of 17-Mile Drive on an electric bike tour from Pacific Grove. The e-bike allows you to cover more ground without getting worn out. The tour is great for the whole family, with the option to ride tandem with children weighing up to 120 lbs (54 kgs). Along the way, learn about the area from your guide and make stops at impressive viewpoints.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.66
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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

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Experience the thrill of driving your own speed boat during this tour of San Diego Harbor. Learn the basics of boating from your expert guide before following your guide's boat around the harbor, cruising past highlights such as the USS Midway, a US Navy submarine, Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, the cruise ship terminal, the historic ship Star of India and San Diego Maritime Museum. Learn from your guide about these landmarks via the onboard two-way communications system and stop for photo ops on this exciting tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.82
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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

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Enjoy the sublime coastal scenery as you spot abundant marine life during this kayaking trip in La Jolla’s sea caves and ecological reserve. Paddle along with your expert naturalist guide as you observe the numerous species of birds, dolphins, sea lions and even orcas that inhabit the area. Also, kayak among the lush kelp beds that grow in the reserve and, if conditions permit, explore inside the sea caves that dot the area’s rocky coastline. This La Jolla caves trip includes all necessary equipment, a life jacket, guide, and optional wetsuit rental.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

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Wander through an ancient coastal redwood forest and explore the artistic bayside enclave of Sausalito on this half-day tour from San Francisco. Travel across the Golden Gate Bridge to visit Muir Woods, home to some of the oldest and tallest trees on Earth. Then, soak up stellar views of the San Francisco skyline and browse art galleries along the Sausalito waterfront. At the end of your tour choose between getting dropped off at either of the two departure points or taking the Sausalito ferry back to San Francisco (Pier 41).
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!

San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!

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The renowned San Diego Zoo Safari Park presents more than 3,500 animals roaming in large enclosures that replicate their natural habitat. Go on a safari adventure unlike any other outside of Africa itself, with exhibits inspired by the African Serengeti and the Asian Savanna. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the Safari Park. Ticket must be redeemed on travel date selected.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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$62.00

Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

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Cruise off the coast of Orange County in search of whales on this excursion from Newport Beach. Watch the rugged, beautiful scenery of the Pacific Coast glide by as you listen to interesting commentary from your crew about the native California marine life. Watch for blows and tail slaps; these signal that humpback, minke, grey, finback or giant blue whales are near. Dolphins and other marine life are also in abundance during this family-friendly, year-round whale watching tour.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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45 Minute Semi-Submarine Tour of Catalina Island From Avalon

45 Minute Semi-Submarine Tour of Catalina Island From Avalon

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Discover the underwater world of Catalina Island during a 45-minute ride on a semi-submarine. The semi-sub allows you to view the marine life of Avalon Bay as you dive six feet (two meters) below the surface at Lovers' Cove. Stay dry as you get a close look at fish feeding around the submarine, then take in views of the island from your vessel's top deck during the return journey to Avalon.
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  • 45 minutes
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

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See the sights of Hollywood on this tour by open-top Mercedes minibus, which allows you to enjoy unobstructed views as you go. Traveling with an on-board guide, you'll pass by attractions such as the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive, and movie studios. Plus, get a look at some of the mansions where past and present stars have lived.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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Drive down one of the most scenic roads in California on this full-day tour from San Francisco. Cruise along the coast-hugging Highway 1, passing the mansions of Pebble Beach on the iconic 17-Mile Drive. Enjoy free time to explore Monterey, where you can stroll down Steinbeck’s Cannery Row or visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Browse the ritzy boutiques of Carmel-by-the-Sea and get a glimpse of Silicon Valley’s tech campuses on the return drive to San Francisco.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More

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From the Hollywood sign to the sunny beaches of Santa Monica to the glitz of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles is so full of iconic sights it can be tricky to see them all. This guided tour seamlessly transports you by coach to all of the city's top attractions—from Venice Beach to the Sunset Strip to Griffith Park and more—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00
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San Diego Harbor Cruise

San Diego Harbor Cruise

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Spend a few hours relaxing, sunbathing and sightseeing in the placid waters just off San Diego during this 1 or 2 hour San Diego Harbor cruise. Sit back and relax as you take in a fully-narrated tour, offering top-notch sight lines of the San Diego skyline, a cruise under Coronado Bridge, a look at the bustling US Naval fleet and a chance to spot some of the harbor’s resident sea lions. Choose between 1 and 2 hour cruise options, offering you two trips to fit your schedule and interests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Morning Tour

Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Morning Tour

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Take in two of the San Francisco Bay Area’s top destinations, Muir Woods and Sausalito, on a 4-hour morning tour from downtown San Francisco. Drive through the Presidio and across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument where you have some time to walk among towering old growth redwood trees. Next, head to Sausalito for a stroll along the picturesque waterfront, which is full of great boutiques, cafes and restaurants. You can opt to remain on your own in Sausalito or return on the coach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

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Explore the geology around California’s legendary San Andreas fault during a Jeep tour from Palm Desert. See a desert oasis fed by an underground spring as your naturalist guide describes how the Native American Cahuilla tribe used the desert's plants for food, medicine, and shelter. Marvel at steep-walled canyons and tall twisted rock mountains, and learn about the plant and animal life of the area. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour that includes light snacks, bottled water, and round-trip transport from Palm Desert.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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Zipline Tour - 9 high-speed ziplines & fun suspension bridge

Zipline Tour - 9 high-speed ziplines & fun suspension bridge

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Glide among the treetops and get a birds-eye view of the beautiful Johnson Valley. Your 3-hour tour starts with an off-road Pinzgauer ATV ride into the forest. Enjoy the adrenaline rush of the 9 ziplines ranging in length from 140 to 860 feet and promising speeds up to 45 miles per hour. Expert tour guides take care of your equipment and safety, assuring your group of family or friends an exhilarating, safe, and high-flying time.
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  • 3 hours
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Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup

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Get acquainted with the landmarks and highlights of Yosemite National Park during this 9-hour day tour from Fresno or Oakhurst. Travel into the Yosemite Valley through the Southgate, then spend the day viewing and photographing some of the valley's best features such as Bridalveil Falls, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite’s high country.  Hike down the 4-Mile Trail (during the spring to fall) or choose to remain on the bus. Lunch will be provided and can be eaten along the trail. National Park entrance fees included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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$159.00

San Francisco Small Group City Sightseeing and Alcatraz Tour

San Francisco Small Group City Sightseeing and Alcatraz Tour

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Tour San Francisco in an open-air safari jeep, then visit Alcatraz during this half-day urban adventure. With your small group, cruise through the city, passing landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks, then winding through the city's diverse neighborhoods. Disembark at Pier 33 to board your Alcatraz cruise, then take the self-guided audio tour to learn about the prison's rich history. Pickup at your hotel in San Francisco is included.
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  • 7 hours
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$178.90
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Joshua Tree National Park Offroad Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Offroad Tour

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Explore a remote national park less than an hour's drive from the lush resorts of greater Palm Springs. Wonder at the otherworldly plants and rock formations in a unique, and wild desert setting. THIS IS A RUGGED, 4x4 ONLY TRAIL. For those wanting a smoother experience and to see more of the park highlights please consider our Joshua Tree Driving/Van Tour. We don't recommend it for anyone with any back injuries, with any neck injuries, anyone that is pregnant or gets car sick easily. Age limit is 6 years old. This is group tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour

San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour

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Learn about California's geology and desert wilderness on a half-day Jeep tour to the San Andreas Fault. Drive through the Coachella Valley to the fault zone while hearing from your guide about native plant and animal life, local history, the Salton Sea, and earthquakes. Depending on your preference, you can take a nature walk in the desert or stay in the vehicle. You'll also stop by a date farm where you can try their signature date milkshake. Includes guide, transportation, and light refreshments.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
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Catalina Island Bison Expedition

Catalina Island Bison Expedition

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Experience Catalina Island’s rugged outback on a 2-hour tour in an eco-friendly 4-wheel drive vehicle. Access the remote island interior as your expert driver-guide takes you off-road into Cape Canyon and along Sheep Chute Road. Keep an eye out for the resident herd of American bison, and learn about other local wildlife from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.65
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour

1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour

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Enjoy an independent sightseeing tour by Sea Car to discover Monterey Bay and the Central Coast at your own pace. Aboard a 2-seater, GPS-guided convertible that navigates itself, you can cruise along the Pacific shoreline or through town. Listen to recorded commentary about attractions like Monterey’s historical center, and admire views of the ocean. The scooter car tells you where to drive, from Cannery Row and more.
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  • 1 hour
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Catalina Island Ridgetop Eco Adventure
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Catalina Island Ridgetop Eco Adventure

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Travel up above the town of Avalon to an elevation of 1,500 feet (457 meters) on this tour of the southeast end of Catalina Island. Aboard an open-air biofuel H1 Hummer, you'll get bird's-eye views of the island and Pacific Ocean on this exploration through 5 miles (8 km) of rugged terrain. Admire the coast and canyons, and journey along a eucalyptus-lined road to return to Avalon.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2.5-Hour Safari Island Adventure Tour on Catalina Island
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2.5-Hour Safari Island Adventure Tour on Catalina Island

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Explore the pristine interior of Catalina Island on a 2.5-hour tour in a rugged open-air vehicle. From your seat in the high truck bed, get great views of the coast, canyons, isolated coves and beaches, and valleys where wild bison roam freely as your guide provides commentary about the native plants, animals, and landscape of Catalina Island. Keep your camera handy for sightings of wild boar, bison, Channel Island fox, and bald eagles during this backcountry tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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What people are saying about 4WD Tours in California

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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride
"I loved the speed and hook slide turns and stops! Sit up front to get the best experience with the turns and bouncing."..."
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Catalina Island Undersea Expedition
"Even my teenager was Impressed. There was plenty of viewing space in the windows. We enjoyed the narration."..."
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3-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey
"We loved this tour! Learned a lot and the electric bikes were so much fun to ride. Great for all ages. Highly recommend!"..."
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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
"Amazing time! Very easy to find, access parking, and overall get started! The boat trip was very fun and we will be returning! The 2 hour trip was beautiful, I went during the 3pm slot and it was perfect, the sunset and views were amazing! Great tour guide!!!"..."
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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
"Had a great time! Ryan and Brodie were awesome! Very knowledgeable, funny, great stories, interesting tidbits of Lo Jolla history… made for a very special and memorable experience with my daughters! I loved the sea caves and kayak surfing!! This is THE tour you want to go on!!!!"..."
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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)
"This was my first experience taking a tour and we had a blast! The tour guide was more than knowledgeable and extremely punctual with our times of departure. He provided great facts about the city as we ventured onwards. Highly professional tour guide! Clean and cOmfortable vehicle! Highly recommend booking with this company again!!"..."
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1-Day Pass Ticket, No Reservations Required!
"We loved safari park. The small group tour to Africa and Asia and the close-up views of the giraffes and rhinos were the highlight of our trip. The staff at the park were helpful and friendly."..."
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Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach
"We had a dolphin palooza! Hundreds of dolphins. Both sides of the boat. Lots of moms and babies. It was incredible!"..."
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45 Minute Semi-Submarine Tour of Catalina Island From Avalon
"Love the fact that we get to feed the fish and they come and are near the window that’s the best part"..."
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus
"Our guide Ken (Kent?) was an enthusiastic source of information about Hollywood and Beverly Hills. We enjoyed Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills and the Hollywood Hills where many celebrities reside. Ken had the scoop on former and current celebrity homes. Our tour was at least 2 hours and exceeded expectations."..."
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
"The Full Day tour was a great tour and the guide, Antonio, was very knowledgeable about all of the stops we made and gave cool fun facts as we drove through San Francisco and Monterey and Carmel. Highly recommend! The bus was also a nice bus and very comfortable."..."
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
"Tour guide was knowledgeable and nice. The amount of time at each stop was perfect. The bus was very comfortable."..."
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San Diego Harbor Cruise
"Very knowledgeable crew they were very helpful. Great experience! Got some great pictures. We bought our tickets online before we went so no waiting at the site."..."
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Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Morning Tour
"joe was very knowledgeable about the city as well as the native trees/plant life in Muir Woods — and the architecture in the city!"..."
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert
"Our tour guide, Bonnie, was great! She was very knowledgeable and pleasant with a wonderful sense of humor. We loved the little hikes - slot canyon was our favorite, but all were great. We did this with our adult children and granddaughter - highly recommend it!"..."
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Zipline Tour - 9 high-speed ziplines & fun suspension bridge
"Extremely thankful that you let us go a day late because of snow traffic and the lady who drove the van was so knowledgeable of the city but the zip line was bomb loved it"..."
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Full-Day Small Group Yosemite & Glacier Point Tour Including Hotel Pickup
"We had a great time on our tour! Daniel was the best tour guide, he really knew a lot about the area as his family has been in the area for generations and had a lot of great stories. He even took us on special sights not part of the regular tour, as others were closed. Highly recommend!"..."
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San Francisco Small Group City Sightseeing and Alcatraz Tour
"Eric, Was Great!! Very knowledgeable and very nice! Definitely recommend him. He is the preferred quote from this company so book early!"..."
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Joshua Tree National Park Offroad Tour
"Enjoyed every second of this tour. The tour guide Will was very good. He explained us everything in detail. He was so friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed his company. 5 extra stars just for Will :-)"..."
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour
"We took the tour on 12/21/21. We had a great time! Joe was very nice and taught us a lot during the tour. We wished we had more time to explore but it gets dark early this time of the year. Still worth it!"..."
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Catalina Island Bison Expedition
"It was a awesome experience. Guide was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. We had such a great time we plan on coming back with the family."..."
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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
"Really fun and although they have. been on the street for years already, lots of smiles and thumbs up along the way! : )"..."
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Catalina Island Ridgetop Eco Adventure
"We thought the ride was amazing. Cindy Lowe was a terrific guide. She was very knowledgeable about the history of the island and the people who lived there. The sunset was magical. I would highly recommend this trip and would ask for Cindy Lowe if possible. Ask her to tell a few jokes. I can’t wait to go back again."..."
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2.5-Hour Safari Island Adventure Tour on Catalina Island
"The safari tour was great! The drive, the views, and the commentary from the guide was great! The ride in that huge vehicle was in it self such a crazy, cool experience!"..."

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