"Big Sur without the 5hr drive"
When I want to get out to enjoy the beautiful coastline, I love this adventure to Abalone Cove and Terranea Resort in the beautiful city of Rancho Palos Verde. This is one of the nicest and most picturesque ocean coastlines in all of So. California. The scenery here is very similar to Big Sur - but without the five-hour drive. This tour is also excellent for kids as we will attempt to go during low tide in order to explore the sea creatures in the tide pools and to explore the hidden grotto.
We will start the tour at the only ocean front resort in Los Angeles walking the grounds/trails and having lunch at a restaurant that over looks the pacific ocean. From there we will make our way over to Abalone Cove (5 min drive) where we will have a moderate hike down to the ocean. If it is low tide we will have the chance to explore the tide pools and a grotto.
This adventure will end at sunset as we hike back out of the park.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting location: Pick up will be at your choice in the LA County area. Accommodations for pickup and drop off can be made if staying outside of the LA County area (please contact me - price subject to change.)
Duration: 6 hours
End location: Drop off location will be the same as the pick up location.
Duration: 6 hours
Transportation Method: Late model sedan. a larger vehicle can be used for groups up to 6 people (please contact me before booking if your party is larger than 4 - price subject to change and vehicle availability subject to change
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 USD - Lunch per person (optional)
There are no restrictions with this tour.
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Mark was an excellent tour guide. I highly recommend him to anyone visiting California. He is extremely courteous and knowledgeable. He came prepared and provided us with exactly what we had hoped for. I will definitely use him again!