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Orange County Urban Adventures

Dana Point, CA, USA
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About Orange County Urban Adventures
Orange County Urban Adventures offers day tours with a local expert guide in Orange County. In only a few hours, you’ll uncover back streets and hidden gems as you step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with local food, culture, and traditions. This fantastic urban experience is sure to be your best. day. ever. in Orange County.
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Newport Beach: Beaches and Beers Tour
Get a comprehensive tour of Newport Beach and end up with a happy hour on Balboa Island during this excursion designed to get you acquainted with the laid-back Southern California vibe. Listen to engaging, fun commentary from your guide as you stroll through Newport Beach and watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean from the end of the pier. Hop a ferry to Balboa Island for some drinks to cap off the day.
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3 hours
from $55.00
Total New Orleans Tour: Food, Cocktails & Jazz
Discover the best of ‘The Big Easy’ on this full-day tour through New Orleans. Sample some of the city’s world-famous food like beignets and gumbo, sip on cocktails in the French Quarter, and end the tour listening to a bit of jazz. Learn about the history of the Mardi Gras city and how the city came to be the cultural melting pot that it is today.
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9 hours 30 minutes
from $225.00
Discover Dana Point: Kayak, Hike and Visit the Ocean Institute
See more of Dana Point Harbour by kayak and on foot during an active full-day tour that showcases the natural beauty of southern California. Go hiking along the Bluff Top and Headland trails, paddle your kayak around the harbor, and stop into wildlife institutes and local cafes. Your all-inclusive tour makes it easy by including snacks and lunch, admission ticket to the Ocean Institute, and kayak rental.
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6 hours
from $139.00
Sustainable Laguna Beach Sightseeing & Discovery Tour with a Local
Sustainability is the name of the game on this fun, informative tour of Laguna Beach. In addition to exploring the area with a local, you’ll get to see first hand the efforts being made to preserve the natural environment, from beach clean-ups to marine mammal rehabilitation. Sip an organic coffee along the way and take advantage of some envy-inducing photo opportunities at some of Laguna Beach’s top sights.
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3 hours
from $45.00
Dana Point & Huntington Beach: Full Day Sea Kayak, Hike, Bike & Lunch
Combine two of our most popular Orange County tours and enjoy a day to remember exploring the best of Dana Point and Huntington Beach. Get an active start with a kayaking session and a scenic hike before getting immersed in surf culture at the surfing museum. Take a scenic cycle ride, try a local beer and enjoy a spectacular sunset and very traditional slice of Americana on the beach — toasting s’mores by the fire.
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11 hours
from $285.00
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

Learned a ton about Newport Beach and California from our very knowledgeable guide Jenny! Interesting to learn about Blackies by the Sea, a local bar named after the great surf break. Got to try unique Beers. Appreciated how Chihuhua's let you sample the beer and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nancy W
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Tour was 100% adjusted to my personal capabilities & limitations! Extraordinary tour guide, Gene,was fascinating, educated re: Dana Point history, entertaining & humorous!!!! I felt like a VIP ( I was also the only person on the tour. Lol 😂)!!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019

We had a great time hanging with Michiel! Cold beverage, great stories, local pubs, and a little live music to end the night. Thanks for your hospitality.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

Mike is a fun guy to hang out with. He brings you to a few local bars while providing historical and anecdotal stories along the way.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jeff L
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful time on the Laguna Beach Art Tour with Michiel. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and took me walking around the downtown to show me different pieces of street art. We even stopped at the Candy Baron...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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michiel S, Owner at Orange County Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

I am so glad to hear this! Thank you so much, Emma, for taking the time to leave a review, and to share feedback about your experience, I really enjoyed showing you stunning Laguna Beach, CA!

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We had a fantastic tour guide who made everything fun and interesting. He provided lots of interesting historical facts, tailored the tour a bit to our needs/interests, and the meal stops were fantastic. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for a wonderful way...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve S
michiel S, Owner at Orange County Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

I am so glad to hear this! Thank you so much, Steve, for taking the time to leave a review, and to share feedback about your experience, I really enjoyed showing you around at Dana Point Harbor!

Reviewed June 5, 2018

We went on a tour with about 8 of us, half kids between 7-10, and half adults. Mike had both age groups covered with this tour. Coffee stop at the super eclectic Madison Square Garden, and a pop in to the local candy shop off...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jolene D
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I had an awesome time visiting the beaches, local secret treasures (shops) and hidden lookouts with our tour guide. He made it a blast to learn about the area while showing us venues that we never would have discovered ourselves. My kids usually get bored...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed May 7, 2018

I have been a resident in South Orange County for most of my life and when you live in a place, you don't often get a chance to learn about the history or see the hidden gems. This tour really brought me closer to learning...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We learned information we never knew, beautiful day, excellent tour guide, knowledgeable and always aware of our needs and our children needs. Adjusted his pace to our group.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Aurora D
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