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“Excellent day on the road” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Big Sur Tours and More

Big Sur Tours and More
Ranked #1 of 4 Tours in Big Sur
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Owner description: Custom tours of California's Central Coast; don't be a tourist, be a traveler!
Paris, France
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4 reviews
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“Excellent day on the road”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2012

We had a fabulous time with Dave - he is a fun, friendly guide, full of enthusiasm and local knowledge. He took us all the way from Carmel to Santa Barbara and we were delighted with our mini road trip. A great way to see the Californian Coast.

Visited August 2012
1 Thank Jen C
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Melbourne Australia
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“"Big Sur"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2012

Dave was a great guide for me and my two friends, he helped us out with accommodation, I had travelled down the coast road before and wanted my friends to see it, unfortunately the fog let us down but Dave made the most of it. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast at Big Sur River Inn where the sun came out for an hour or so. Me being a movie buff delighted in the stories of movie stars who lived in the area, movie locations and having our dinner at Clint Eastwoods Mission Ranch. Hearst Castle is a place not to be missed pre book tho. Thankyou so much Dave good luck in the future, your mad Aussie friends Susan, Barb and Marie.

Visited July 2012
1 Thank Nimrel
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Columbia, Missouri
1 review
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“50th Anniversary Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

My husband booked this tour as a surprise for me on the day of our 50th anniversary. We were eagerly anticipating the morning and were not disappointed. We spent over three hours exploring the beautiful coastline south of Carmel. Dave was a great tour guide and really knew the area. He was competent, friendly, funny and a good listener. He told us he was a former teaching tennis pro, which greatly interested me, and we had a good discussion about tennis past and present. He made an effort to determine our wishes and then customized the tour for us. If you are looking for a fantastic outing, I highly recommend Dave and Big Sur Tours and More!

Visited July 2012
2 Thank Joy A
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Houston, Texas
1 review
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“Beautiful Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

Our day with Dave could not have been better. Not only was he fun to be with, but he knew EVERYTHING about Monterrey/Big Sur that we needed to know. He took us to just the kind of places we told him we wanted to see and even some off-the-beaten-track places that were incredible. He really listened to us about our desires and planned the perfect day. We could not have been happier. We have so many wonderful memories and we just can't stop talking about them. Thanks, Dave!

Visited July 2012
1 Thank Lynn R
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Western Australia
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46 reviews
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“Dave Engelberg - Big Sur Tours and More”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2012

At the last minute we changed our travel plans to incorporate a few days in Monterey after speaking with Dave Engelberg who we discovered through TripAdvisor. Being a local he knows the area inside out so we booked him for about 10 hours of private touring and what a gem he turned out to be. He also recommended accommodation in Monterey which turned out to be perfect for the short time we were there. Dave met us at the airport and took us to our motel then he drove us down The Big Sur area stopping at various places of interest along the way. He also took us into unusual places and knowing the people we were welcomed and looked after. I can't speak highly enough of Dave as he was knowledgeable, caring and fun. We had a wonderful time with him and would recommend him to anyone looking for a personalised tour in that area. Dave will take you wherever you want to go, or you can leave it to him to plan your trip. Thanks Dave! Lynne and Rob (Margaret River)

Visited May 2012
1 Thank Freda17
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