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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.25
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$89.25
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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$79.00
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

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Spend a day on Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After pick-up from your hotel, you'll enjoy a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island where you will have free time to explore the island and also enjoy a 45-minute undersea adventure and discover Catalina's abundant sea life!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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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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Enjoy a day out on beautiful Catalina Island, just a smooth 1-hour ferry ride off the coast of Long Beach. After you arrive, you will join a scenic tour of the main city, Avalon and see the amazing views from the hilltop! You will also have free time to explore the town of Avalon, with it's unique one of a kind shops, restaurants and more. Max group size is 9 travelers.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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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

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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$53.27
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Vintage VW Hippie Tour to Malibu with wine tasting

Vintage VW Hippie Tour to Malibu with wine tasting

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Discover Malibu landscapes and wine culture while cruising in a classic 1972 VW camper van. Enjoy wine tasting, ocean views and beautiful mountains with vineyards.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$189.00
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$189.00
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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
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Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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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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Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour

Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour

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Let us do the work by joining our Santa Monica and Venice Bike Tour, letting you relax and enjoy the quintessential L.A. pastime, cycling the area on a Beach Cruiser. That way you can experience the famous boardwalk and canals, go to some hidden spots that only locals like us know of and learn about the history of the famous neighborhoods you’re passing through. We’ll have your bicycles ready when you arrive for the Santa Monica and Venice Bike tour, then we’ll head down to the beach. The tour passes by famous Santa Monica Pier, before stopping at Muscle Beach. Then we cycle to the beautiful canals. There’s a stop on hip Abbot Kinney Boulevard for juice or coffee, before we head up Main St. Our final stop is Santa Monica City Hall and Tongva Park. * Tour starts 10am daily * Bicycle hire included in price * Children under 5 y.o. can go in a child’s seat (at own expense)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$599.00
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2 hour Horseback Riding Tour near the Hollywood Sign with LA hotel transfers.

2 hour Horseback Riding Tour near the Hollywood Sign with LA hotel transfers.

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The Hollywood Sign is an iconic Los Angeles attraction, and this horseback riding tour offers a memorable way to visit. Skip the crowded buses in favor of a small-group horseback riding tour that offers incredible views of not only the Hollywood Sign, but also a panoramic vista of Los Angeles County.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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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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Spend a day in paradise on this day trip to Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island, get ready for an unforgettable zipline eco-tour! Soar high above the hills of Avalon and over the Descanso Canyon floor, stopping at eco-stations to learn about the unique and interesting aspects of the island including its wildlife, vegetation and history. This is the most exhilarating, scenic and informative way to experience this beautiful resort destination.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$289.00
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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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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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Malibu Beach Surf Tour in a Vintage VW Van

Malibu Beach Surf Tour in a Vintage VW Van

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Discover the picturesque Malibu shoreline with its remote areas in a vintage VW camper van. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the cliffs, relax on one of the beautiful sandy beaches and get a great surfing experience with a professional surf instructor.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$227.00
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$227.00
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Private Los Angeles Photoshoot in Sunny Santa Monica with Personal Photographer

Private Los Angeles Photoshoot in Sunny Santa Monica with Personal Photographer

If you’re looking to fit the most Los Angeles photo ops into the shortest time, this private photo session was made for you. You’ll be awe-struck by the amazing views and panoramic vistas in Santa Monica. You won’t believe the memories you packed into just 2 hours! For art, architecture, culture, great food and nature, there’ s no contest in all California. Get that classic postcard picture of Southern California and experience the charm of a beachside city of Santa Monica. • Marvel at the Santa Monica Pier and Palisades Park • Meditate at the idyllic and well-designed Tongva Park • Take in the stunning views of the ocean and Santa Monica Mountains • Fall in love with the picture-perfect L.A.’s coastline and Third Street Promenade • Enjoy personalized attention and a tailored itinerary • Ideal for Instagrammers, bloggers, and all photo lovers • A private experience so you can customize your experience and schedule • 50 professionally captured and edited photos
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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Private Rickshaw Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

Private Rickshaw Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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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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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What people are saying about Outdoor Activities in Santa Monica

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Perfect 5 ½ Hour LA & Hollywood Tour from Santa Monica
"Had a great tour guide Brandon. Funny and very knowledgeable. He took us all over to the regular attractions but added some off the path things that he thought may be of interest. Highly recommend this tour."..."
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Small Group Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach
"Fun experience! I would definitively recommend it to everyone! The weather was perfect, the bikes were great and the guides very nice!"..."
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Discover Avalon Scenic Tour
"Everything was so smooth as far as instruction and direction. And it was so beautiful ! I loved it, an will be returning!"..."
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Santa Monica and Venice Beach Bike Adventure Tour
"It was good to know there are some other interesting spots in these populated beaches The guide was very informative We enjoyed the day"..."
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Vintage VW Hippie Tour to Malibu with wine tasting
"By far this was the best tour we’ve taken and we’ve taken a few. Alejandro was super friendly, he pointed out a lot of places. The tour itself had alotttt of beautiful views. The van was beautiful, clean and it ran really smooth. I will definitely recognize taking this tour."..."
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The Best of LA Tour from Anaheim or LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches
"Very nice tour. The guide was so energetic and telling all the secrets about the famous places we have seen. If I would have to go to the same places by my own it would cost a lot more (plus you don’t get all the explanations). Recommended!"..."
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Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 1 Hour 30 Minutes
"Great experience. Great staff! Recommend to everyone. Easy to find, parking access, very safe and staff was very knowledgeable."..."
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Surf Lesson / KAPOWUI / 2 HOUR
"Dale was excellent - he was very patient and supportive while trying to learn the ins and outs of surfing!"..."
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Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches
"Barbara was a great guide who provided an interesting and entertaining tour. She seems to be a staple of the area with passerby waving and greeting her by name."..."
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The OJ Simpson Tour
"Really amazing tour! Really knows a lot about the topic and is able to bring you EVERYWHERE you think of when it comes to the OJ Simpson Case. 10/10 recommend and would definitely go back with a family member who hasn’t been yet!"..."
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Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour
"This was a delightful adventure. Our tour guide from the “Real LA” was informative and engaging. He kept the pace appropriate for the various ages. Seeing different parts of the beach and the canals was the perfect combo. This tour was excellent!"..."
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2-Hour Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions in Marina del Rey
"Awesome is what everyone said. We saw sea lions and dolphins, they both played near us as we toured. The guide was helpful, we learned about the animals and very friendly. Worth every cent!"..."
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Zipline Adventure
"Our two zip line guides were absolutely amazing. They were so professional, made us all feel comfortable and confident and were extremely entertaining! We highly recommend this experience! The ferry ride both ways was very smooth and comfortable!"..."
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Los Angeles in a day Bike Adventure PLUS Transportation from Los Angeles hotels
"Fantastic way to see Hollywood, Beverley Hills and the California Coast. Having done the 'bus tours' before, this was a better way to see the sights. If anything we did the tour a little quickly, it would've been nice to stop and explore a little along the way. Guide was great and the small group worked a treat. If you want to try something different and see a different side to Hollywood crowds and tours, get on a bike and ride this one."..."
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Malibu Beach Surf Tour in a Vintage VW Van
"What a wonderful way to spend the day in Malibu! My teenage daughter and I agreed that this was our favorite experience during our week In LA. I cannot say enough about our guide Alejandro. He was an amazing host and teacher. We plan to do the tour again on our next visit."..."

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