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Scenic 17 Mile Drive Self-Driving Audio Tour

Explore the famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, Monterey with a self-guided audio tour! Learn about iconic landmarks like the Lone Cyprus, Seal Rock, and Spanish Bay as you drive past. Discover the history behind Cannery Row, Monterey's Aquarium, and Fisherman's Wharf. Experience this ultimate scenic drive at its fullest. This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Monterey with maximum flexibility and value.

Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience.

Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!

Recommended: purchase one tour per car. Everyone can listen at the same time!

This is not an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.

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3 to 5 hours


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  • What's included :
    • GPS Map
    • Audios and Text
    • Online Support
    What's excluded :
    • Admission to Paid Attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940, USA

    We'll embark on this scenic drive in downtown Monterey, near the historic Fisherman's Wharf.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cannery Row & Wave Streets 700 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

    Our explorations along Monterey's Pacific Grove bring us to Cannery Row, immortalized by John Steinbeck.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Monterey Bay Aquarium, 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940-1085

    Our drive down Cannery Row ends at Monterey's second most famous attraction: the Monterey Bay Aquarium. This is an optional stop, for those looking to get up close and personal with a huge variety of sea creatures.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lovers Point Park, Ocean View Boulevard and 17th Street, Pacific Grove, CA

    Our drive through Monterey continues along the Pacific Grove, heading closer to the top attraction: the 17 Mile Drive. Along the way, we see beautiful waterfront properties, the scenic Lovers Point Park, and the unmistakeable Kissing Rock.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Point Pinos Lighthouse, 80 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2015

    Our Monterey tour continues around the Point Pinos Bend, where we'll learn about the famous lighthouse.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Asilomar State Beach, 800 Asilomar Blvd South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3704

    The drive then takes us along Asilomar Beach, known for it's tidepools, which teem with life.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, Monterey, CA 93953

    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.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Spanish Bay, 17 Mile Drive Stop Number 3, Pebble Beach, CA

    Our first vista along the 17 Mile Drive portion of this Monterey tour is at Spanish Bay. We'll explore Monterey's history as we drive.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Point Joe, 17 17 Mile Dr Stop Number 5, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

    Our 17 Mile Drive tour then brings us to Point Joe. Here we'll learn the story of two well-known shipwrecks… the St. Paul and the Celia. We'll also understand why this ocean is known as “The Restless Sea”!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: China Rock, 17 Mile Drive Stop Number 6, Pebble Beach, CA

    The next stop on our 17 Mile Drive tour is at China Rock. This was the exact site of a small fishing village from the 1800s. We'll try to spot the marks from 1800s cooking smoke caked into the rocks!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Seal Rock Creek beach, 3105 17 Mile Dr Stop Number 8, Pebble Beach, CA 93953-3605

    This brings us to Bird Rock and Seal Rock, both always teeming with life. We'll learn how to spot the difference between seals and sea lions, and identify a couple of the most common birds of the area.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fanshell Overlook, 17 Mile Drive Stop Number 9, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

    As we continue to drive along the scenic 17 Mile Drive, we'll also be able to stop at the Fanshell Beach Overlook.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cypress Point Lookout, 17 Mile Drive Stop Number 10, Pebble Beach, CA

    As we approach the 17 Mile Drive's most famous attraction, the Lone Cypress, we'll learn all about cypress trees -- and what makes them so resilient!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Crocker Cypress Grove, 3158 17 Mile Dr, Pebble Beach, CA 93953, USA

    As we drive, we'll pass Crocker Grove, which honors the man who almost single-handedly built the 17 Mile Drive. Crocker put in a lot of effort into beautifying the coastal drive while preserving its natural history and terrain.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lone Cypress, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

    Finally we reach the Lone Cypress! The Lone Cypress stands dramatically at the edge of a cliff, shrouded in fog. Its roots are embedded in a rough outcropping on a granite hillside and it is framed by a backdrop of loud, crashing waves.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pescadero Point, 17 Mile Dr South of Stop #13, Pebble Beach, CA

    Pescadero Point is legendary with fans of the paranormal. We'll hear all about the spooky tales of this stop.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach, Monterey County, California

    Our scenic tour of Monterey's 17 Mile Drive ends at the world-famous Pebble Beach, a paradise of pristine white sand and sensational coastal cliffs.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Old Fisherman's Wharf, #1 Old, Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940, USA
    Departure Time :
    6/2/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Pebble Beach, Del Monte Forest, CA, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Written, English - Audio

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Organised by 17 Mile Day Trips

Activity ID: V-259648P5

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