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“Informative and fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sequoia Sightseeing Tours

Sequoia Sightseeing Tours
PO Box 1086, Three Rivers, CA
559 561 4189
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Owner description: We invite you to spend the day in Sequoia national park with our award-winning guides. Our full day tour is the perfect way to enjoy the highlights of the world's largest trees and offers exceptional photo opportunities mixed with natural history interpretation. A wonderful way for first time visitors or anyone wanting to learn more about the Sequoias to make the most of their day.
Morelia, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Informative and fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Our guide, Sheila, has worn many caps over a surprisingly long period of time--all activities directly related to preserving the park and its unique flora. She talks very knowledgeably about every aspect of the life cycle of the Sequoia trees, but in a manner that is refreshingly relaxed and friendly. I really learned something on her tour.

Visited October 2013
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San Diego, California
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“A Sequoia "Must Do"!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This was the perfect introduction to Sequoia National Park. Paul, a life long resident of the area, not only gets you to every part of the park that you will want to experience but provides fun and interesting commentary, as well. Take advantage of this well priced, easy, enjoyable excursion!

Visited September 2013
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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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“The Highlight of our Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Choosing to take this tour was truly the highlight of our trip. We traveled by motorhome with my 80 year old parents from Southern California. Everything we did during the week of our vacation in the Sequoias was so much more enjoyable because of the tour we took with Sequoia Sightseeing Tours.

The tour itself was awesome. Paul, our guide was so delightful. He was fun and incredibly knowledgeable. He was also helpful, courteous and patient with my 81 year old Mother who moved a little slower than the rest.

He picked us up right in front of our motorhome in our campground right on time. The van was spacious, clean and the air conditioning was awesome. Each person in the van had their own vent so it made each person really comfortable! Paul really knows all the ins and out of the park. The history of the park and features including fun insider stories about his experiences working in various positions inside the park for over 20 years kept us laughing and learning at the same time.

The tour was perfectly paced for everyone and included many stops that included bathroom facilities. We saw all the highlights of the park in comfort. We loved our trip very much.

Just to show you how great this was... we were on our way home and we spotted a bear from the side of the road. Instead of just saying... look ... there's a bear... and continuing on to hurry up and drop us off... he turned the van around and found a perfect place for us to watch the bear for several minutes while the bear meandered around climbing trees. That was WAY above and beyond and really drove home that he wanted us to really enjoy our trip. That attitude was present throughout the entire tour and it came through in every little detail. Thank you so much! John, Phyllis, Mike and Wendy

Visited September 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Excellent Tour.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Only being in the area a short time we thought it would be worthwhile investing in a guided tour and we are so pleased that we did. We decided on the full day tour and visited the majority of the main sights, Paul our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable, informative & fun. We saw and learnt lots of things that we would not, had we decided to go it alone - including Bears!
The service provided was excellent, Paul arrived at the agreed time to collect us and also delivered us back to our door, it was also nice to meet the other people taking the tour all of whom were really nice an friendly. The restaurant chosen for lunch was good, with nice food at a reasonable price. We highly recommend Sequoia Sightseeing Tours.

Visited August 2013
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“Well worth the price!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a great tour. You see all the great places in the park and our guide was very knowledgeable about all things in the park. And really had some interesting information and stories that you would not have known if you were on your own. Plenty of bathroom breaks and lunch. And plenty of walking if you want. The van was new and well worth someone else doing the driving. There are something like 50+ switchbacks, so whoever is driving will not see any of .the panoramic views that are available. Great tour for the value.

Visited June 2013
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