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Camp Pendleton Marine Base Tour

Harbor Dr at Vandegrift Blvd, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019
+1 760-724-4082
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Self-guided Bicycle Tour through Camp Pendleton

Rented a bicycle from Alan's Bike Shop in Oceanside, and then followed the signs to Camp Pendleton... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Wonderful glimpse of our magnificent Marine Corps

In previous years we were able to drive on the base and privately tour this large base. Now... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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10 May 2017
“Self-guided Bicycle Tour through Camp Pendleton”
15 Apr 2017
“Wonderful glimpse of our magnificent Marine Corps”
Harbor Dr at Vandegrift Blvd, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019
+1 760-724-4082
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Rented a bicycle from Alan's Bike Shop in Oceanside, and then followed the signs to Camp Pendleton. Showed my ID at the gate check-point and cycled through the base to San Onofre State Park and continued on to San Clement (and back). Total distance is...More

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed 15 April 2017

In previous years we were able to drive on the base and privately tour this large base. Now security concerns have limited visits to organized tours and to vehicles with active duty or retired military I.D.s. We went with an organized group with a pre-arranged...More

1  Thank Malice6
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The First ones in and the last ones to leave. Semper Fidelis Ladies! Your Corps, My Corps, Our Corps, Marine Corps! Oh sorry, it's also nice to visit too. Beautiful well kept and maintained. Never will you see a sharper dressed man.

Thank Krittik M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here thanks to our US marine friend. Were from the British military so were able to use the facilities with his recommendation. WOW!!! What can I say! The beach was perfect, the sea cold but very inviting albeit quite rough at times and...More

2  Thank nickib1974
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Kudos to Faye Jonason, volunteer and museum officer, who gave us a private tour after another group we were going to join in with cancelled. There is much history in The Ranch House. It is the former ranch of the original owners of the property...More

1  Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We have a friendship with this young past Marine and now Navy Officer recently assigned to Camp Pendleton after a recent Mideast combat assignment. He was in full uniform and the salutes to his SUV by troops throughout the base were something to see. He...More

2  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Come visit and see what our men and women in the Marines are doing at this impressive facility. Everyone is very nice and will be very helpful.

5  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 16 October 2014

This is a most valuable tour, and honors the brave young men and women who have trained here to develop the traits of honor, character and leadership that have exemplified Marines throughout history. And it was interesting to see the various commands that call this...More

2  Thank 1lacrosse
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Loved the camp grnd. Sites were clean, a great view of the beach. I got to see new Young Marines practing to become well trained fighting Marines. HooRah

2  Thank DeborahO228
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by how new and modern most of Camp Pendleton is. The base is much different than the military installations of my service days. The housing is as good as any civilian neighborhood and the service personnel can acquire needed furniture free...More

3  Thank BobShelton
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Mike M
Can we go and visit without a guide
8 February 2016|
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Response from Melodycthomas | Reviewed this property |
You really need a guide to find the places to see. There is basically an old ranch house and a mechanized museum and an LVT museum. We had to call public affairs to schedule the tours. If your are military, you could... More