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Top 5 Tours and Attractions in Monterey Bay

There is so much to see and explore in Monterey. Whether you are in for a thrilling adventure by the sea, game for a wildlife and nature tripping, or ready for an exhilarating land activity. Monterey has it all for you.

Here are some of the top tours and attractions to try when in Monterey.

Explore the wonders of nature at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 

Make your every trip in Monterey memorable by visiting the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Explore and discover the wonders of nature with this one of a kind wildlife experience. This is the perfect tour to see the marine life not in the aquarium nor inside the window glasses, but in their natural habitat. Seals, sea lions, otters, whales, dolphins and many more are truly a sight to behold. You can go kayaking while whale watching at the same time learning the rich history of the area. Or you can just sit on the shore and observe the sea life.

You don’t have to worry about where you can get a kayak to explore the seas or a bike to enjoy the nature. Adventures by the Sea provides its visitors, locals or not, the opportunity to connect with nature, whether by sea or by land. It offers bike and kayak rentals and tours for the whole family. For your kayaking and biking needs, contact Adventures by the Sea at (831) 372-1807 or you can visit them at 299 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA. Check their website at

Have a taste of the best wines at Monterey Wine Country

Heads up wine lovers! Ready yourself for a jam-packed tour of wine making and wine tasting.  Take a trip to the hidden gem of wineries that is in Carmel Valley and Salinas Valley. Have a fun-filled, relaxing and educational tour at the finest wineries in California. Never miss an opportunity to learn about grapes and the ins and outs of wine making. And the best way to cap the day tour at Monterey wine country? A satisfying wine tasting, of course!

Are you ready to treat your taste buds on a full-day of fun learning and end it with wine tasting? AG Venture Tours and Consulting got you covered.  Experience superior service and unique tour packages without breaking the bank. AG Venture Tours and Consulting specializes in wine tasting, sightseeing and agricultural education. For bookings and reservations call them at 761-8463, or visit them at PO Box 2634, Monterey, California. Check their website at for details.

Discover nature at Point Lobos State Reserve

Gorgeous beaches, incredible views and amazing coves will greet you at Point Lobos State Reserve. It offers great trails for a nice walk or hike while contemplating on the breathtaking beauty and diversity of nature. One of its highlights is the marvellous views of seals and sea otters and some stunning coastal birds. There is so much of marine life, wildlife, flora and fauna to see. Its spectacular view with so many fun activities to do will make the trip worthwhile. Point Lobos State Reserve is a sweet escape from the busy city life.

California Legacy Tours offers an unforgettable and commendable well-planned and detailed tour. What makes this tour special is that you will be guided by the author, interpreter, historian and storyteller herself, Monica Hudson. Visit California Legacy Tours at 66 Hwy 1, Carmel, California or you can contact them at (831) 824-3304 for more details. Check their website at

Go Kayaking

Invite your friends and family members for a thrilling and exciting kayak at Monterey. A kayak lets you get in contact with the scenic view of the beach. It allows you to be close with beautiful sea life that you can’t see if you are on the shore alone. The sea is loaded with otters and seals that will help you appreciate the beauty of the waters. Go kayaking during the time of the day when the water is calm and serene. Beginners need to have proper lesson and training before rushing to the waters.  Not to mention, you need to be safe and comfortable at the same time, so it is best if you have a life vest and gears with you.

Looking for the best one-stop-kayak shop around the area? Contact Kayak Connection. They offer kayaking rental, instruction and tours in Santa Cruz, Moss Landing, Monterey Bay and Point Lobos. You don’t need to worry about drowning after losing control of the kayak; Kayak Connection will give you a worry-free training and lesson before braving the waters. Expert kayakers can rent their kayaks, paddles and helmets and many other kayaking needs here.  Visit Kayak Connection at 2370 Hwy One, Moss Landing, California. Contact them at (831) 724-5692 or you can check their website at

Elevate your movie experience with movie tours

This one of a kind tour lets you experience being physically there on the site where the movies were filmed at the same time seeing the clips from the movies while inside the bus. The bus will take you on a trip to Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Carmel. The idea of travelling while learning fun facts about the movies being shown is something that is unique and fascinating. All you have to do is relax inside the bus equipped with video screens and earphones and be entertained by a revelation of interesting information. Movie aficionados will definitely appreciate this kind of tour.   Some of the most famous movies being shown are A Summer Place, National Velvet (the original version), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, My Favorite Brunette, Star Trek IV and Play Misty for Me and the Shirley Temple movie, Captain January. Even though you are not a fan of the movies, still this is a great tour to see the beauty of the Monterey peninsula. With the fantastic sites, astounding film locations and mind blowing movie trivias, this kind of tour will surely make your stay in Monterey worthwhile.

Been dying to experience this highly recommended movie tour? Don’t miss this two-tour-in-one experience when you visit Monterey. Who says learning can’t be fun and exciting? For bookings and reservations visit Monterey Movie Tour at 301 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA. You call them at (831) 372-6278. Check their website at for more details.