17-Mile Drive Audio Tour: Explore Monterey & Carmel
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Bryce Canyon City
Embark on a self-guided audio tour of the famous 17-Mile Drive in Monterey and Carmel. Explore iconic landmarks, learn about the history of the area, and enjoy the flexibility of this driving tour. Plus, discover the California Tour Bundle for more travel options!
Duration: 1 day
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • 17 17 Mile Dr - The Pacific Grove portion of our Monterey tour is now over; the famous 17 Mile Drive portion is about to begin. This is Monterey’s most famous “attraction” and one of the most beautiful coastal drives in the world.
What's Included
  • Automated storytelling synced with GPS
  • Hands-free assistance available all day
  • Includes an app with 14+ guided tours
  • Comprehensive tour experience with audio, video, and expert tips
  • Works offline with downloadable maps and navigation
  • Enjoy a private tour experience
  • Tour at your own pace and take breaks as needed
  • Flexible itinerary usable any time
  • One-time purchase covers all passengers in a vehicle
  • Cost-effective alternative to bus tours
What's Not Included
  • Foods & Drinks
Additional Information

Embark on a self-guided audio tour through the renowned 17 Mile Drive located in Pebble Beach, Monterey. As you perambulate, gain knowledge about famed landmarks comprising Lone Cyprus, Seal Rock, and Spanish Bay. Delve into the past of Cannery Row, Monterey’s Aquarium, and Fisherman’s Wharf. This tour allows you the liberty to traverse the 17 Mile Drive at your own pace and convenience.

If you intend to extend your Monterey journey — maybe a drive down the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway (Route 1), a visit to SF, a tour of LA, or even explorations in one of California’s remarkable national parks? My California Tour Bundle is the perfect choice for you! California is a massive, stunning state, why confine yourself to just a portion of it?

The California Bundle includes:
• Joshua Tree NP
• Big Sur
• Pacific Coast Highway
• Silicon Valley
• Lake Tahoe
• La Jolla
• San Francisco
• LA filming locations
• Hollywood celebrity residences
• Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP
• Death Valley NP
• Yosemite NP
• Hoover Dam
• 17 Mile Drive

  • How to access: Once you book a tour, you’ll get a confirmation email with instructions. Follow the instructions right away: • Download the separate app • Enter the password • Download the tour • MUST DO while in strong wifi/cellular.
  • How to start the tour: Open Action’s separate audio tour guide app once onsite. • If there is just one tour, launch it. • If multiple tour versions exist, launch the one with your planned starting point and direction. • Go to the starting point. (Note: no one will meet you at the start. This tour is self-guided). • The audio will begin automatically at the starting point. If you face audio issues, visit the FAQ. • Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience.
  • Amazing Savings: why pay for an expensive, crowded, and limited bus tour — priced per person! — when you can have ONE amazing audio guide on your OWN phone for your WHOLE group?
  • Flexibility and Convenience: • Use the tour app anytime, on any day, and over multiple days. It’s perfect for tailoring your exploration and revisiting your favorite spots on future trips. • Start and pause the tour whenever you like, taking breaks and exploring side excursions at your own pace, free from the constraints of a group.
  • Comprehensive Tour Experience: •The app provides a full itinerary, travel tips, narrated audio stories, scripts, images, videos, and recommendations for additional activities. • Enjoy a private experience without the crowds, ideal for personalized stops and photo opportunities.
  • Ease of Use and Accessibility: • The app is hands-free and activates stories via GPS, offering support through call, chat, or email. • There is no need for a continuous cell or Wi-Fi connection as the GPS map works offline.
  • Memorable Keepsakes: • Utilize the app’s images to create a photo book or share on social media, ensuring you have high-quality, crowd-free memories from your trip.
  • Preparation: • After booking, download the app and the tour using a strong Wi-Fi connection. • Review the tour at home before your trip for a better experience.
  • Starting the Tour: • Open the app upon arrival at your destination. • Select the appropriate tour based on your starting point. • Head to the starting location; the audio will begin automatically. • Follow the suggested route and adhere to the speed limit for an optimal experience. • By following these instructions and taking advantage of the app’s features, users can enjoy a personalized, flexible, and in-depth exploration of their destination at their own pace and convenience.
Location
785 N Main St
North Main Street
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Peggy_m
Apr 14, 2024
Drive brought to life - The beauty of the drive was fantastic, of course, but the narration made it even more interesting and memorable. We have driven this before but the narration brought it all to life. Certainly worth the small fee for such a unique experience.
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Della_c
Jul 13, 2023
17-Mile Drive at our pace - Narration was spot on! Views were spectacular! The self-guided tour gave us the flexibility to see the sights at our pace and time available.
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