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Big Sur Tours and More

48485 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9694
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Fun day at the Big Sur

We were a family of four (three adults and a teen) keen on a one-day guided tour of the Big Sur. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KannaVK
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Mumbai, India
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Entertaining Tour with Fantastic Views!

I am a photographer who recently went to California with my family for a summer trip. I wanted to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SBledsoe123
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Custom tours of California's Central Coast; don't be a tourist, be a traveler!
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pebble beach” (14 reviews)
“dave's tour” (5 reviews)
“art gallery” (8 reviews)
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48485 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920-9694
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"pebble beach"
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"dave's tour"
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"art gallery"
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"his knowledge"
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"great tour"
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"hour tour"
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"lone cypress"
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"personalized tour"
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"great company"
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"mission ranch"
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"hearst castle"
in 10 reviews
"friendly guide"
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"great sense of humor"
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"perfect trip"
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"called dave"
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"pacific grove"
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"bixby bridge"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were a family of four (three adults and a teen) keen on a one-day guided tour of the Big Sur. We chose Dave to do the honours. And what an excellent choice it turned out to be! Upon our request and given his familiarity...More

Thank KannaVK
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a photographer who recently went to California with my family for a summer trip. I wanted to find some spots to take photos but was unfamiliar with the area so we booked a tour with Dave. Dave showed us many great places around...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband did a lot of research to find the best Big Sur / Monterey tour. He stumbled across Big Sur Tours and More, and was immediately impressed when speaking with Dave over the phone. In my opinion, there's no better way to see the...More

1  Thank LADanielle
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Dave picked us up in Monterey and took my husband and I on an unforgettable journey to Big Sur and everywhere in between. He knows all of the best spots and has great recommendations for things to see / do while in town. He's also...More

1  Thank Hailey C
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We took a flight to Monterey and rented a car to drive from there to our hotel in San Simeon taking the breathtaking Pacific Highway. We started the trip at around 2:30 PM, so we made just a short 1 hour stop at Point Lobos...More

1  Thank sveta s
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

There's not much I can add to Dave's tour. Just look at all his positive, glowing reviews. So, on to the point; Would I recomend anyone for the tour- Absolutly. And, the real test, would I use Dave again,- without a doubt. He's simply the...More

Thank audie c
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I moved to Monterey in June 2017 and due to work and unfamiliarity with the area, had not been able to venture down the highway through Big Sur until my parents visited last weekend. Dave picked us up at their hotel and gave us a...More

2  Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I called Dave to book a tour for my fiancée and I one month in advance. I mention this because he asked me a lot of questions about what we found interesting and catered the stops on the tour to our interests. I was impressed...More

1  Thank rickeyhelsel
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Dave provided us with an incredible tour of Big Sur and more. We liked all the information he shared about the area, the spectacular sights, the delicious breakfast at River Inn, sea life spottings, the beautiful Hawthorne Gallery, and his knowledge of our hometown, Onalaska...More

Thank nevis5169
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

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
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to_calvary
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
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JohneeCanuck
13 September 2015|
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Response from thefeff | Reviewed this property |
Here is his phone number. 831-241-2526
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miatagirl672015
1 July 2015|
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Response from Margaret S |
Hi does anyone have Dave's email address Im from Australia and wish to contact him, thanks
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