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Monterey Movie Tours

Address: 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 800-343-6437
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Ranked #9 of 77 Activities in Monterey
Type: Movie & TV tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Movie & TV tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Pleasanton, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My girlfriends and I took this tour yesterday, and enjoyed it. Doug gave a very informative tour of Monterey, Canery Row., 17 mile drive, and Carmel. He crafted clips of movies into the actual places we visited and told tidbits of local history as well. We are from Northern Ca, so we have all been here before, but this tour... More 

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Monterey, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is must, especially for movie buffs! You see the actual sights where movies were filmed while seeing the actual clips on your screen, i.e., Summer Place, National Velvet, and Play Misty For Me, to name a few. Doug Lumsden is very knowledgable. A great attraction for locals and visitors.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We thought that this tour was excellent... not like Gilligan's three hour tour. The driver/guide was very knowledgeable about the area and the movies that have been filmed here. The tour included a 40 minute stop at Pebble Beach.

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Monroe
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a must when you are in Monterey. My husband and I took this tour and loved it!!! It was great to see where all the movies were filmed in this area. One of our favorite stops was at Pebble Beach where you get to take a little time to explore the golf course and all this place has... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We went on the movie tour today with Doug & were pleasantly surprised. We got to see places where some great movies were filmed together with visiting Pacific Grove, Carmel, & the Pebble Beach 17-mile drive! It was a comprehensive tour by a local, very knowledgable tour guide! We were extremely pleased & highly recommend this tour! Thank you Doug!

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Northern California
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219 reviews 219 reviews
38 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

A three hour bus ride with a great bus driver and guide. He's done this so many times that he knows every line by heart. Did you know there have been two hundred and fifty movies made around the greater Monterey area? The seventeen mile drive at Pebble Beach Golf Course is included in the tour and Doug stops the... More 

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Ft. Mohave
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Doug is a great guide. Enjoyed seeing the movie history of the Monterey area. Beautiful tour of Monterey, Carmel, 17 Mile Drive with insights you could never get doing it on your own.

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

A wonderful journey back in time when movies really did entertain. Owner Doug is very knowledgeable of Carmel/Monterey history, sights and famous people. 17-Mile scenic drive is breathtaking!

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I loved the Monterey Movie Tour. I had such a great time watching the movie clips on the bus monitor and then looking out the window to see the exact scene in front of my eyes. Doug had so much information about the area and the movie clips I could have stayed on the tour for another three hours. A... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I have always wanted to go check the Monterey Movie Tours out, me being a Monterey resident. And just to tell you I AM GLAD I DID! It was GREAT! Never knew that there were so many movies done in my home place. Doug, the owner of the Movie tours, was our driver that day. And Boy o Boy you... More 

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