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The Original Monterey Walking Tours

380 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-7201
+1 831-521-4884
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The best way to see Monterey is up close and on foot with the Original Monterey Walking Tours. Our tours are informative, entertaining and fun for all ages. See why our Cannery Row Walking Tours and Historic Monterey Walking Tours have earned us the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence seven years in a row.. Join a scheduled tour or book a private tour for your group.
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  • Very good7%
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“great tour” (19 reviews)
“early history” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
380 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-7201

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Thank Volynskaya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking a walk through downtown/old Monterey with Thom helped me and my girlfriend get a deeper understanding of the area even after we've lived here for 8 years. Great information and a ton of fun!

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Thank MrKarecki
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Thank Helene D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Well spent two hour tour learning the history on Monterey County. Thom Diggins was an outstanding tour guide and well versed in the history of Monterey County. Tour is conducted at a leisurely place and ends up at the old Fisherman's Warf where there are...More

Thank finnofam
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I enjoyed the walking tour and our tour guide was knowledgeable, very pleasant and accommodating. My brother and I were early to arrive at the meeting address but there was no sign to confirm that the tour was to start there. We went upstairs to...More

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Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Thom Diggins is a historian who knows valuable information about the beautiful city of Monterey. My wife and I took the historic tour. Thom is polite and friendly. The tour was an afternoon well spent.

Thank Abe M
Reviewed 22 September 2017

As it was low season, I ended up having a private tour with Thom. He was very knowledgeable and easy to get on with. I learnt a lot about Monterey and had a great time on the tour. Thom clearly loves the place, and it...More

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Thank ronny_lavie
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Tom leads a very informative and interesting tour. He's knowledgeable about history, takes his time and accommodates everyone on the tour. Thanks for tour!

Thank oldandwiser
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Tom was an excellent guide. Polite, knowledgeable and friendly. We learned a great deal about how Monterey developed and the tour was a great insight into the history of California.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It was ok. Guide was friendly and seemed knowledgeable however I thought the tour overall was too long and boring at times

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Thank Bruno M
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Janet P
1 August 2015|
Response from tdiggins | Property representative |
Tickets may be purchased online via Zerve. Visit the Original Monterey Walking Tours' website - you need to Google it, TripAdvisor won't let me enter it - and you will see a link to Zerve. My contact information is also on... More
1 March 2015|
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Response from 1montereyman | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome on the Cannery Row walking tour and the historic Monterey walking tour, unless some else in the group objects. Dogs should be good in crowds and with people. A couple of sites do not allow dogs, but we have... More