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Perfect 5 ½ Hour LA & Hollywood Tour from Santa Monica

Perfect 5 ½ Hour LA & Hollywood Tour from Santa Monica

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Visit many of Los Angeles’s highlights and landmarks on one fun and convenient outing. Learn about LA history and culture—its historic filming locations and crime scenes, celebrity homes and trendy restaurants—from a narrator as you traverse the city in a convertible bus. Stop at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, a farmer's market for lunch, and the Hollywood Sign on this easy and affordable tour.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.25
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$89.25

Small Group Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

Small Group Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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Take a pedal-powered tour through the beaches and streets of the famous Santa Monica and Venice Beach areas of Los Angeles during this electric bike tour. Skip the tour bus as you enjoy fresh ocean breezes and laid back riding with a guide aboard an electric bicycle. Cruise the famous canals of Venice and cycle the trails along Santa Monica Beach, choosing if you want to use your own leg power or get a boost from your electric-powered cycle. This L.A. electric bike trip also includes a helmet rental and bottled water.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

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Leave the bustle of Los Angeles behind—and explore peaceful Catalina Island at your own pace—with this convenient package deal. In the morning, meet your driver directly at your LA accommodation, hop aboard your vehicle, and then transfer to the ferry to Catalina Island, where you can admire the seaside views. Once on the island, head to the Undersea Expedition (tickets included), and explore the sights independently.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$197.00
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$197.00
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Discover Avalon Scenic Tour

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Discover Avalon Scenic Tour

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Swap the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles for something a bit more relaxing—a scenic ferry trip to Catalina Island. Once you arrive, enjoy a guided tour of the main city of Avalon to help you get your bearings, and learn about its top sights. No need to worry about rushing back—the tour factors in some free time to explore Avalon’s shops, restaurants, and famous landmarks independently.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$176.00
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$176.00
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Santa Monica and Venice Beach Bike Adventure Tour

Santa Monica and Venice Beach Bike Adventure Tour

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Santa Monica is one of the best neighborhoods to explore by bike with its colorful characters, sights and sounds. Since it's also an artistic and creative area of LA, this tour seizes the opportunity to introduce you to legal graffiti street galleries and the best of the local sculpture and architecture. Clocking in at nearly three hours long, this two-wheeled adventure will leave your legs a bit more toned and your stomach ready for lunch.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.60
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$73.60

Half Day Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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Half Day Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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Soak up the sand, surf and sun of the waterfront cities of Venice, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey during this 3-hour sightseeing trip aboard an electric-powered Cadillac Escalade limo. Feel like a Hollywood player as you cruise the streets of these beachfront meccas aboard your open-air ride, enjoying live commentary from a guide during the trip. Along the way you’ll also have 90 minutes to enjoy these areas’ excellent shopping and dining options on foot.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.94
$53.27
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$47.94
$53.27
$5.33 savings

Vintage VW Hippie Tour to Malibu with wine tasting

Vintage VW Hippie Tour to Malibu with wine tasting

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Cruise around Malibu in a vintage 1972 VW camper van on this half-day tour. Take in scenic views of the area’s coastline and mountain landscapes as you see popular attractions like Malibu Pier. Plus, make a short visit to a winery for a tasting. Choose between a morning or afternoon departure time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
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$189.00

The Best of LA Tour from Anaheim or LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches

The Best of LA Tour from Anaheim or LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches

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Explore Hollywood, Los Angeles, and beyond on this all-day guided excursion from Anaheim, downtown L.A., or North Hollywood. After a convenient hotel pickup, head out with a knowledgeable guide and experience classic sites and neighborhoods like the Hollywood Sign and the Walk of Fame, Memorial Coliseum, Griffith Observatory, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica Pier.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00
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$94.00

Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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Learn how to hang ten with a surf lesson in Venice Beach. Before you head into the water, you’ll learn about board design and dynamics, ocean safety, surf etiquette, pop-up technique, and form. Plus, learn about California surf culture. The lesson includes all of the necessary equipment: surfboard and a wetsuit.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$130.00
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$130.00
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Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 2 HOUR

Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 2 HOUR

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Kapowui, was awarded best surf school in Venice beach for the last 5 years in a row. Kapowui is a family run business and and an icon of southern California. We live, eat, and dream surfing and teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. This is a life choice for us and what gives our lives meaning. All of Kapowui's instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit, live within blocks of the beach (4 of them live in surf vans), surf every day and have many years teaching experience. When we are doing a lesson with you, we are 100% focused and in the moment with you. At Kapowui we truly care about your experience. Whether surfing is a one time bucket list item or a new sport you want to pick up, we will have you up riding waves, 100% guaranteed! Additionally you will be immersed in the surf culture, giving you the opportunity to feel the true surfer vibe, while learning a skill you can use forever.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$141.67
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$141.67
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Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches

Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches

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Explore Santa Monica on a private tour by electric bike and see the highlights of the vibrant coastal city. Follow your guide along Santa Monica’s palm-lined streets. Stroll the boardwalk at the Santa Monica Pier, dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean and experience the laid-back culture and classic scenery of this iconic beach town. Cruise to vibrant Venice to see the skate park, street art and the bustle of the crowd on the oceanfront walk and onward to the "gem of the tour" or the Venice canals. Then a final stop at Muscle Beach before zipping back to the shop.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

The OJ Simpson Tour

The OJ Simpson Tour

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If you're intrigued by the details of the OJ Simpson trial, see where the most infamous crime of the 1990’s took place on a true crime tour in LA. Pass by locations like Mezzaluna restaurant, the Rockingham condo murder scene, and more, all while traveling in a white Ford Bronco. The in-depth and respectful tour is led by a Brentwood native and recognized local expert on the "trial of the century."
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  • 1 hour
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$55.00
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$55.00
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2-Hour Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions in Marina del Rey

2-Hour Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions in Marina del Rey

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On this small-group kayaking or paddleboard tour, you’ll hit the scenic coastlines of Marina del Ray for a hands-on nature immersion. Learn kayaking or paddleboard techniques from your guide, and get a chance to spot local wildlife like sea lions, dolphins, and different varieties of seabird. Tours are capped at only seven participants for a personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00

Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour

Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour

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Explore Santa Monica and Venice like a local on this guided bike tour. Ride through these coastal towns on a classic beach cruiser. Experience the famous boardwalk and canals, go to hidden spots, and learn about the history of these Los Angeles neighborhoods. The tour passes by the Santa Monica Pier and stops at Muscle Beach. You’ll be able to visit Abbot Kinney Boulevard for juice or coffee before heading up Main Street.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Santa Monica & Venice Guided Pedego eBike Tour

Santa Monica & Venice Guided Pedego eBike Tour

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There is no better way to experience Santa Monica and Venice Beach than on a Pedego Electric Bike. Enjoy the freedom of being outside in the sun and ocean air as you get up close and personal with the best attractions and sites of these iconic beach cities. As you ride, our insightful guide will teach you about the many historic and fascinating stories that happened in the two famed cities. We will even show you a secretive rendezvous spot for JFK and Marilyn Monroe... All riders will be on the best electric bikes in the USA, a Pedego Electric Bike. Pedego is the very best brand of electric bike on Earth. Not to mention, Pedegos are the most fun to ride. Must have an intermediate level of riding abilities. This tour is not suited for beginners, individuals with balance issues or people that haven’t ridden a bike in multiple years. Your tour will include a brief orientation, safety equipment, and snacks and beverages.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

4 hours Sailboat Tour for 2 people along the Los Angeles Coastline

4 hours Sailboat Tour for 2 people along the Los Angeles Coastline

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The coastal line of Los Angeles. You will see Marina Del Rey, head for Santa Monica, sail past Venice Beach, Airport, Malibu beach, go into the open ocean, anchor (if desired) and return back to Marina Del Rey.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$599.00
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$599.00
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Private Rickshaw Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

Private Rickshaw Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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We will offer you a truly local experience, with a personalized tour given by a local guide. You will have a nice ride through the beaches and streets of the famous Santa Monica and Venice Beach areas. You will enjoy fresh ocean breezes and laid back riding with a local guide. We will take 2 people per Rickshaw.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Santa Monica to Marina Del Rey e-Bike Beach Tour

Santa Monica to Marina Del Rey e-Bike Beach Tour

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We will ride along the coast and check out Santa Monica and Venice. We will make several rest stops along the way to see the Santa Monica Pier, Muscle Beach, and the Venice Boardwalk. During this easy breezy cruise you'll be able to enjoy a breathtaking ocean views.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00

Virtual Guided Cultural Tour of Los Angeles

Virtual Guided Cultural Tour of Los Angeles

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This is a unique time for the world, and we are going to keep doing all that we can to get back to normal, Stop the spread, and keep the spirit of travel alive. Join us for a FREE walking tour via our Instagram live every week. Come say hey and hear some cool stories from Hollywood on a VIRTUAL, exclusive tour.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.00
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$5.00

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Zipline Adventure

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Zipline Adventure

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Make the most out of your time in Los Angeles by going on a scenic day trip to the nearby Catalina Island. No need to book a taxi to get to the port, as hotel transfers are included, as well as ferry tickets. Once at the island, explore its incredible views in a unique and exhilarating way—on an eco-zipline course. Rise above the Descanso Canyon floor and learn about the island’s diverse nature and wildlife at the same time.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$289.00
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$289.00
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Los Angeles in a day Bike Adventure PLUS Transportation from Los Angeles hotels

Los Angeles in a day Bike Adventure PLUS Transportation from Los Angeles hotels

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Bike around Los Angeles' top landmarks and attractions during this cycling tour. Follow your local guide and listen to informative commentary on a moderately challenging bike route that includes stops like Venice Beach, the Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Bel Air and Historic Route 66. Beat the city's legendarily terrible traffic by pedaling your own way around town, discovering off-the-beaten-path areas as well as the famous highlights of the City of Angels. Total distance covered is 32-mile (51km); use of all equipment and round-trip hotel transportation are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.00
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$192.00

Marina Del Rey to Hermosa Beach Electric Mountain Bike Tour

Marina Del Rey to Hermosa Beach Electric Mountain Bike Tour

Our riders will be arrive at Marina Del Rey's Dock 52. From there, we will begin our coastal beach bike tour and make our way to Hermosa Beach. With our premium, full-suspension 2020 electric mountain bikes, this tour will feel like a breeze. And it will allow you to fully appreciate your surroundings without leaving your tired on the tour. Along the way, you will get a chance to stop and take pictures on the beach or whatever catches your attention along the e-Bike tour. During this beautiful bike ride, you get the opportunity to absorb the Pacific Ocean's beauty all throughout the tour. As soon as we reach our destination in Hermosa, you and your group will get a chance to stop for a bite or drink and enjoy the beach side restaurants and stores.
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  • 3 hours
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$129.00
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$129.00

Southwest USA Experience - Los Angeles to San Francisco

Southwest USA Experience - Los Angeles to San Francisco

This epic journey includes everything from the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Las Vegas, Death Valley and every hidden gem along the way! Most meals are included. With over 20+ years of experience, We’ve created the best way for budget travelers to get around the USA.
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  • 1 hour
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$911.80
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$911.80

Bike from Santa Monica to Venice with a Private Guide

Bike from Santa Monica to Venice with a Private Guide

Enjoy a half day bike trip with a private guide along the beach boardwalk from Santa Monica to Venice. On your Private Biking Tour from Santa Monica to Venice Boardwalk you'll explore LA's beaches close up and personally. This private tour is a great way for a family to explore Santa Monica and Venice and is a gentle 6 mile round trip tour on bike paths and boardwalks. The canals form a grid with 6 waterways and three residential islands. Bikes aren't allowed on the canals so you'll walk this part of the tour and pass by some fabulous LA architecture. Along the way, you'll stop for a light snack or drink to enjoy, before continuing your trip.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.00
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