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Address: 48485 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone Number: 831-241-2526
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Description: Custom tours of California's Central Coast; don't be a tourist, be a...
Custom tours of California's Central Coast; don't be a tourist, be a traveler!
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Go With Dave....And Learn

If you want to see Big Sur by yourself, you can see a lot. If you want to see the places and photo ops you couldn't find yourself plus learn a lot about the Big Sur-Carmel area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Pineville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you want to see Big Sur by yourself, you can see a lot. If you want to see the places and photo ops you couldn't find yourself plus learn a lot about the Big Sur-Carmel area go with Dave. You will feel like an expert after you get back. Dave is also a boomer who has a lot in... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Dave has been the right choice, he's very knoleadgeable, professional and has a witty humor that made us feel as if we had stepped right in the middle of a Woody Allen screenplay! He planned our day in advance and knew exactly where to stop so we wouldn't miss anything. I strongly recommend to book a customised tour with him... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We didn't want to do research or try to find places to see in the short time we had in Carmel & Big Sur. Dave to the rescue!!!😄 Started from Carmel and went south for about 40 miles. Very knowledgeable, personable and has a great gift of telling stories about the area. We would not hesitate in recommending his services!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We planned a trip to Big Sur over a weekend. Its a place or drive along the ocean, where you can stop by enjoy the view and move on. We stopped at various places, enjoying the view, clicking photos. There are popular tourist points as well. Bixby Bridge, McWay waterfall etc. There are various hiking trails along the roads which... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We came across Dave's name while planning for our trip to Carmel. We wanted to see the coast without having to drive it ourselves. From the start, we felt Dave was the right choice. He made sure he knew what we wanted to see and planned the tour accordingly. The views were absolutely amazing! He knew right where to stop... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Back in February, I researched and emailed Dave regarding his Big Sur Tours. I had been to San Francisco and fell in love with it, but my friend informed me that I should really take the Big Sur trip south if I wanted to really get the California feel for scenery. This motivated me to find someone, a person, not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My wife and I had never been to the west coast north of LA. I wanted to drive the coast with some guidance so as to not miss anything. The truth is that the unparalleled beauty of the area is so astounding that it speaks for itself, but that doesn't stop Dave from filling in the gaps with his own... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I had been planning a trip to California for a while, but not being able to drive I was wondering how I would get to see the Big Sur/route 1. Knowing there wasn't really a public transportation option, I was so happy when I found Dave's tour on the web and I knew it would be money well spent as... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My daughter and I were staying in Carmel and took a four hour tour covering the Big Sur coastline south of there with Dave - and it was definitely money and time well spent! We had a great day - Dave is a wonderful host and very knowledgeable about the area/history etc. The weather was really good so visibility was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We were planning a trip with my sister who had never been on the coast. We contacted Dave and planned the day. As others have said he responded promptly and got everything set up with follow ups. It was terrific. He knows all the great spots and is a wonderful font of information. We had been thru big sur in... More 

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