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Big Sur Tours and More

48485 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9694
+1 831-241-2526
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Amazing Time on the Central Coast

Dave took us all around the Monterey Bay showing us many local spots. His tour was spontaneous and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike N
Personalized Tour

Dave's one person guide service, Big Sur Tours and More, is just that-MORE! Without boring you with... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Joy B
Tampa, Florida
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Custom tours of California's Central Coast; don't be a tourist, be a traveler!
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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48485 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9694
48485 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9694
+1 831-241-2526
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dave took us all around the Monterey Bay showing us many local spots. His tour was spontaneous and catered to our interests. He really loved to listen and talk to my girlfriend and me. He knew so much about the central coasts history and many...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Dave's one person guide service, Big Sur Tours and More, is just that-MORE! Without boring you with too many superlatives here goes: In addition to being a California native Dave is one of those rare individuals that is punctual, informative and entertaining.. His choice of...More

1  Thank Joy B
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Dave was the perfect guide. Our three days with Dave and this breathtaking coast is now etched in our memory bank forever. He was super knowledgeable about the area. His outgoing personality and quick wit made our one-of-a-kind trip even more enjoyable. Dave's hotel and...More

Thank Bowles J
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We didn't take a tour but we drove. National Geographic lasts this as one of the top 50 drives on planet earth and having done it I can see why. Around every corner is another spectacular view. Mountains, ocean, beautiful woods, breathtaking in every way....More

1  Thank OnTheRochs
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband, in-laws and I had a wonderful morning tour with Dave. He knew everything there was to know about Monterey/Big Sur area, with fun facts and jokes throughout. He personalizes each tour based on who he's with and the flow of the tour moves...More

Thank Real_Travel_Gatos
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We still can't believe our luck to have not only discovered Dave's website, but also secured his services for a 5 hour never-to-be-forgotten tour from Monterey to Bixby Bridge. What made this tour so special and unique? First and foremost was Dave himself. A modest...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Minutes into meeting Dave, I felt that he was like a part of our family. I can't imagine anyone being more knowledgeable about the Big Sur. He treated us to interesting facts along the way and he really has lots of them. You can tell...More

Thank karenthetraveler2017
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I see so many good reviews on Dave I just hate to duplicate them.....what should I say, he is the messiah of Big Sur and Monterey...O.K., that may be a little heavy!! We had a great time and lunch by the Bay with Dave. He...More

Thank Wyatt L
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Totally enjoyed our private tour with Dave. Not only were we treated to the sensory delights of the Big Sur area but it was like driving down the highway with a friend who had lived there forever. We could relax and enjoy the views. It...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Dave was extremely knowledgeable about the area (Monterey, Carmel, Pebble beach, etc.) and there was absolutely no way we would have been able to navigate the coastline and enjoy it with out a guide. I can not tell you how much I would recommend using...More

Thank Kevin W
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2016|
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Response from hawthornenepenthe | Property representative |
While a round trip from San Francisco can be done in one long day, I highly recommend staying overnight in Carmel or Monterey. Much to see and do there. Highway one is bank in the drive is quite smooth in the hands of a... More
13 September 2015|
Response from thefeff | Reviewed this property |
Here is his phone number. 831-241-2526