Check out the panoramic views of the California coastline as you travel south to Monterey Bay. This whole day tour will take you to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Carmel-by-the-sea and Silicon Valley.
Begin your incredibly scenic tour heading south through the beach town of Santa Cruz offering one spectacular view after another. Enjoy a visit to Steinbeck’s Cannery Row and then Monterey Bay Aquarium. Spend time exploring its 200 spectacular ocean galleries and exhibits, a walk-through aviary, kelp forest and a million gallon Outer Bay display. Your tour continues along some amazing world-class coastal panoramas and then makes a stop in the gallery district of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Relax on your way back to San Francisco as you drive through the high-tech capital of the world, Silicon Valley.
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Pacific Coastal Highway No. 1
Head south down Highway No. 1 through the beautiful beach town of Santa Cruz en route to the Steinbeck's Cannery Row in Monterey.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Upon your arrival at Steinbeck’s Cannery Row, visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium where more than 250,000 creatures can be found in over 200 impressive galleries and exhibits. Best of all, explore the walk-through aviary, the three-story kelp forest, penguins and a million gallon Outer Bay display.
Afterwards, embark on a scenic ride and pass through the Pebble Beach golf course, Lone Pine and several of the most majestic coastal panoramas in the world to visit the Carmel-by-the-Sea, a world-renowned small beach city full of fairy-tale cottages, art galleries, restaurants and shops.
Finally, discover the futuristic world of Silicon Valley, home to many of the world's high-tech corporations, before departing back to San Francisco.
Drop-off at Downtown San Francisco Hotels
Price & Options
Wheelchair accessibility is only available on certain buses and may not be available at all times. Please call the activity provider using the number provided on your voucher to double check accessible bus availability.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Printed VELTRA voucher
A valid government-issued photo ID
Sweatshirt / light jacket
Please call the activity provider 72 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
Meals are not included in the price.
Drinks and meals are available for purchase
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Be sure to exchange your VELTRA voucher for a ticket at the check-in location.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 5 business days of your activity (after 07:45:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.