Cleaning and safety practices
Self-Guided tour that is a guide, map, and GPS in one!
Tour at your own pace: total flexibility & independence
In-depth and engaging stories with a great narrator
Stories automatically play as you approach
Comprehensive tour that covers everything!
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Unique password for tour
Food and Drinks.
Admission to paid attractions
Know Before You Book
Totally flexible! No crowded groups or scheduled tour timings.
Auto-play: Each point of interest along the tour has a narrated story, directions, and helpful images. As you approach an attraction, it’s story will automatically pop up and start playing.
Great stories! Engaging, rich, and entertaining stories about each stop. Our award-winning narrator is fun, easy to understand, and gets compliments all the time!
Save! Don’t pay for each person or give “voluntary” tips.
Award-winning app: this app-based tour is created using a platform that won the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions.
Unique password: Once you book, we’ll email you the app link and a unique password. Simply download the app, enter the password, and get started!
What you can expect
Experience the iconic Big Sur roadtrip with a self-guided driving tour! Drive over Bixby Bridge, pull over at McWay Falls, and enjoy the rugged coastline on this segment of the Pacific Coast Highway/Route 1. As you drive, learn about the fairytale cottages of Carmel, the purple sand at Pfeiffer Beach, and the enormous elephant seals at San Simeon. Discover the fascinating geologic history and environmental factors that make Big Sur a must-do California roadtrip.
This self-guided tour allows you to explore Big Sur’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility and value. Simply download our app and enter your unique password. Then we’ll guide you all around, making sure you see everything this historic place has to offer!
We’ll email you your unique password once you book the tour.
This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check COVID guidelines and opening hours before your visit.
Uncertain Travel Date! No problem - the tour will be accessible from the day you book + 30 days, so you never have to make any booking edits!
Key Stops of Big Sur:
- 17-Mile Drive
- Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove
- The House of Hansel & Gretel,
- Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
- Pacific Coast Highway
- Garrapata State Park
- Bixby Bridge
- Point Sur State Historic Park
- Andrew Molera State Park
- Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
- Pfeiffer Beach
- Grimes Point Scenic Overlook
- Seal Beach
- Partington Cove
- McWay Falls
- Big Creek Bridge
- Limekiln State Park,
- Jade Cove
- Ragged Point
- Piedras Blancas Light Station
- 750 Hearst Castle Road
- Moonstone Beach
- Nitt Witt Ridge
- Cayucos Pier
- Morro Rock
Cleaning and safety practices
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required
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