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Surf City Tours

1654 Ocean Ave, Poseidon Surf Shop, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3282
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The Perfect Hollywood Tour
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The Perfect Los Angeles Tour
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Surf City Tours offers “The Perfect LA Tour.” Our tour spans approximately 5 and 1/2 hours. Tour includes 4 major stops along the way that give you a chance to explore key parts of the city on foot, including The Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, The Hollywood Sign, and The Farmer’s Market for a mid-tour lunch. In between your stops you’ll see filming locations, historic sights, celebrity homes, popular restaurants, bars, clubs, theaters, museums, etc. Essentially all of the traditional sightseeing in one fully inclusive LA tour.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great tour” (57 reviews)
“hollywood sign” (47 reviews)
“our tour guide” (71 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1654 Ocean Ave, Poseidon Surf Shop, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3282
Santa Monica
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"great tour"
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"hollywood sign"
in 47 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 71 reviews
"beverly hills"
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"rodeo drive"
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"farmers market"
in 47 reviews
"celebrity homes"
in 26 reviews
"hour tour"
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"stars homes"
in 13 reviews
"hollywood tour"
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"surf shop"
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"open air bus"
in 7 reviews
"small group"
in 11 reviews
"la tour"
in 16 reviews
"would highly recommend this tour"
in 9 reviews
"sunset boulevard"
in 4 reviews
"his knowledge"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We flew into LA early morning and were able to get on the 5.5hour tour. We were staying at the crowne plaza at the airport. They sent an Uber, at their expense, to pick us up and take us back when the tour was complete....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to choose this tour over the hop on hop off options and so glad we did. It took around 5 hours in total and we saw all we wanted to, including driving past celebrity houses which the larger tour buses can’t! Lunch stop in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous Tour! Easy driving instructions to the office and parking! Organised and welcoming staff! Our tour guide Rick was fantastic funny and informative at the same time! Our children loved him! So did we!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on the tour! Our guide, can’t remember his name but he was from Australia) was a great tour guide. He was informative and funny. The only problem was that it was smoggy or something and we could hardly see the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an affordable, educational, and fun tour of LA. Our tour guide, James, was fun and very knowledgeable. He took us to all the places you see on television, and being born and raised in the Los Angeles area, he knew the entire area...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Roger was our tour guide. He was extremely knowledgable and a lot of fun too. We saw everything as listed, the tour really delivered. An hour to have lunch and browse in Farmers Market was great. Adam Sandler and Drew Carey both waved to us...More

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Christos C
January 3, 2018|
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Response from PAUL W | Reviewed this property |
They would like you to park at the pier and walk up to the office which is about 2 blocks from the pier. they will drop you off at the pier when the tour is over. Its a great tour and Garry is a super guide.
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Response from nelprc | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book, was lucky and got on the bus same day. They have a couple of vehicles. Also would depend on the time of year you are travelling.
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