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Piedras Blancas Light Station

Tours meet at the former Piedras Blancas Motel 1.5 miles North of the light station, Cambria, CA
+1 805-927-7361
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Ranked #3 of 7 attractions in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Marina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Perfect viewing site for elephant seals. Very enjoyable. We also saw whales that were spouting. A bit far off but it was great.

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Tulare, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

For years we have tried to take a tour of this lighthouse. It was either being restored or the time schedule did not work for us. The trick for this tour is to make sure to meet up at the closed down motel north of the lighthouse. There you will queue up and pay your $10pp. You will then be... More

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vandenberg village, ca
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146 reviews 146 reviews
9 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Hear about the tour from the hotel in Cambria. The two hour tour was one of the best we have ever taken. Both tour guides were well informed and very pleasant. Saw a lot of history as well as lot's of live animals on land and in the ocean. Followed up with a drive to Cambria to see the original... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

All the historical information was wonderful. The sight was clean and very well maintained. Really enjoyed the volunteers and their stories.

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Anaheim, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Took the tour of this Light Station and was just blown away, probably one of the best Lighthouse/Station tours I've ever taken. The road down to the station is a dirt road which didn't bode well with this corvette group and the parking was tight but I highly Highly recommend this trip when in the area. So much history and... More

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Buena Park, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our hotel, the Blue Dolphin told us about this lighthouse tour and gave us the brochure. It was the next day @ 9:30am so we thought for $10 we would check it out. It was so interesting and the tour is 2 hours, you also get a nice nature walk tour(they pointed out seals, otters and had binoculars to use... More

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California, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is really worth seeing. The tour guides know their stuff, and there is a lot too see ans enjoy. The tour is not long, and is a very easy stroll. Very much worth the low cost.

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Victorville, California
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44 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We did just drive by here as it was closed when we went. It's so nice to see though and get pictures of it.

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Henderson, Nevada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
15 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Very informative. Lots of fresh air, some exercise. Do plan to protect yourself from the sun; 1.5 of the 2 hours is outside.

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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We did not expect to go on a Light Station tour (Lighthouse) but it was so interesting and fun. Able Martinez was the Docent and he was knowledgeable and the information he shared fascinating. Lannie was the assistant and he was very kind and friendly. These volunteers were the best!

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