Big Sur California: Pacific Coast Highway Self-Drive Tour

Big Sur California: Pacific Coast Highway Self-Drive Tour

From US$ 9.70 per person

Explore a scenic stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway from the comfort of your own car, with a self-guided audio tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Valid 365 days
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Instant confirmation
Audio guide included
English
Small group
Limited to 4 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the coastline of Big Sur at your own pace
  • Travel a scenic stretch of the famous Pacific Coast Highway
  • Skip ahead or take it slow with this self-guided experience
  • Listen to audio commentary that plays automatically along the route
Full description
Set off on an adventure along the California coastline, between Monterey and Pismo Beach. Explore at your own pace, with this self-guided experience. Simply download the app and begin your road trip. Stop to discover monuments and towns along the route, spending as much time as you like at each location. The app tracks your route and the audio guide plays automatically. Listen to stories and advice at every point of interest. Admire the landscapes of Garrapata State Park, Pfeiffer Canyon, McWay Falls, and Ragged Point. Drive over the famous Bixby Bridge and spot seals at San Simeon. Enjoy the freedom to skip ahead, take it slow, and snap as many photos as you like.
Includes
  • Self-guided tour taken via an app
  • Unique password (sent by email) for access to the app
  • Live GPS map on your phone
  • Audio narration
  • Written text explanations
  • Route from stop to stop
  • List of stops along the route
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Parking
  • Entry to paid attractions
  • Vehicle rentals

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Date

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Meeting point

• This self-guided experience begins at 1299 Del Monte Blvd, Monterey, CA 93940, USA. • Tours work in both ways. You can start the tour at Monterey and ends at Pismo Beach or vice versa. • Be sure to check your email before you begin to download the Action Tour Guide app, enter your unique password, and access your tour. • These steps require good data/wifi. From there, simply follow the audio instructions and the route.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • * Your own vehicle
  • Power bank

Know before you go

  • This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The tour app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one.
  • Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person.
  • After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the app needed to take the tour and a unique password to access the tour within the app.
  • This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists.
  • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms.
  • This tour is valid forever, from the moment of booking. You will not need to change the booking if your travel plans change.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 /5

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The system took awhile to work, but once it did, it was pretty entertaining and informative.

July 19, 2021

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Product ID: 384569