Spend the day sightseeing in Los Angeles during this guided tour from Long Beach. With an expert local guide and a small group of 14 people or less, see LA landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Follow your guide to filming locations of famous movies, explore Hollywood Boulevard and see one of the biggest ports in the US. This tour includes a balanced mix of guided tours and free time and includes round-trip transportation from Long Beach hotels.
This full–day tour of Los Angeles is a popular and convenient choice for cruise ship passengers docked at the Long Beach or San Pedro terminals. After pick–up from the port, your guide brings you to LA’s highlights and hidden gems, from the Hollywood Sign to Marlon Brando’s acting school. The day’s itinerary factors in free time to explore, dine, or shop at your own pace.
Spend a half-day sightseeing in Los Angeles during this guided tour from Long Beach. With an expert local guide and a small group of fourteen people or less, see LA landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Follow your guide to filming locations of famous movies, explore Hollywood Boulevard and see one of the biggest ports in the US. This tour includes round-trip transportation from Long Beach hotels.
This is the perfect way to get an overview of Los Angeles’ highlights. Instead of going on a fixed route of sights that don’t interest you, take control of the itinerary and choose the places you visit. For the duration of tour, make as many stops as you like for photos, food, shopping, and exploring. Potential places to visit include Santa Monica Pier, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, and Venice Beach.
This private Temecula Wine Country tour includes a stop at an outlet mall for shopping—a relatively rare combination. After pickup from Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego counties, head to an outdoor outlet mall for roughly two hours of discounted shopping. Then, visit wine country, stopping for wine tasting at one or more wineries, time willing. Finish your tour with free time for shopping, dining, and exploring Old Town Temecula.
Travel to Southern California’s Catalina Island by boat with this round-trip ferry service from Long Beach or San Pedro on the 'Catalina Express.' Enjoy views of the Pacific during the journey, and then spend the day exploring Catalina at your leisure. The ferry drops you in the town of Avalon, the main town on the island, home to shops, restaurants, hotels, activities and more.
Select your departure point—Long Beach or San Pedro—when booking. This is a ticket purchase only, not a reservation for travel. To allow guests the flexibility of choosing their own travel time, guests must call in advance to reserve seats on a specific departure and return boat. You may return on the same day or stay overnight. We advise calling to make your reservations as soon as possible as boats often sell out.
Visit sharks, penguins and puffins with admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, and explore 19 wildlife habitats from every corner of the world’s largest ocean. Slip beneath a full-sized model of a blue whale, and catch the eye of a fierce leopard shark. Travel from a Sea of Cortez kelp forest to the ice-crusted waters off Northern Japan; watch sea horses play in a tropical lagoon, pet a shark in a kid-friendly touch tank and listen to the eerie melodies of an undersea whale song.
Join us as the Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates its 25th Anniversary with new exhibits, events, and programs highlighting the remarkable natural world right outside our door. Journey through a re-imagined Southern California Gallery highlighting fascinating local animals and marine habitats. Discover colorful reefs, kelp forests, and sea grass beds as you meet a pod of lobsters, an octopus, deepwater fish, and more.
Renting a swan boat is a fun way to exercise and explore the Rainbow Lagoon at the same time. If your rental is on a hot day—no need to worry about the California sunshine, as each boat comes with shaded canopies to protect you from the elements. Choose from a variety of time slots to suit your schedule—you can even go for an atmospheric evening ride with LED lights on your boat.
See the L.A. coast from a private helicopter with a 30-minute, narrated flight from Long Beach, and take in California’s most iconic vistas. Watch for surfers as you soar over the breaks at Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan beaches, then swoop above the exclusive harbor in Marina del Rey. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the slender Santa Monica Pier, see the Los Angeles airport from above, and return to Long Beach past Hawthorne, Torrance and the Galaxy Stadium while enjoying sweeping western panoramas of the Pacific Ocean.
Take a thrilling whale-watching excursion off the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Travel along the coast of Los Angeles and experience marine wildlife up close. Enjoy a glass or wine or beer, a light snack, or other beverage from the boat’s galley. Sit either inside or out on our 45-passenger vessel as you search the Pacific for Gray, Humpback, and Sperm whales, sharks, seabirds, dolphins and sea lions on this memorable outing.
See the L.A. coast from the sky with an exciting, 15-minute tour from Long Beach on a private helicopter. Swoop above the iconic Queen Mary ocean liner, hover over downtown Long Beach and see the imposing Battleship Iowa that's moored in the city's bustling port. Enjoy seaward views of Catalina Island and the curving Pacific coastline before touching back to Earth at the Long Beach helipad.
Take in Los Angeles’ scenic highlights from the air with a private, 45-minute helicopter tour from Long Beach. Soar over the L.A. harbor and the iconic Queen Mary, and look out towards Catalina Island from the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Fly up the coast past Manhattan Beach and Marina del Rey, bank over Santa Monica pier then head for downtown. See the city’s sports centers and gleaming sky scrapers and take in views of the Hollywood Hills and the San Gabriel Mountains before touching back down in Long Beach.
If you are staying in Seal Beach or Sunset Beach and want to see the highlights of Los Angeles, check out this tour. After being pick-up from your hotel/accommodation, cruise by downtown Los Angeles, the Sunset Strip, the Hollywood Sign, the TCL Chinese Theatre, and more. Your guide will fill you in on the fascinating history of iconic landmarks and point out famous movie locations. This is a small-group tour for individualized attention.
Combine two of San Diego’s best attractions—shopping and scenery—with this full-day tour. You’ll swipe the credit card at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets (think high-end brands at incredible prices) and the waterfront Seaport Village, mixing it up with stops at Balboa Park, La Jolla, and the USS Midway Museum. At the end of a full day, you’ll have seen and shopped the best of San Diego.
Visit some of Southern California’s most beautiful beach towns with ease on this full-day tour. Depart from your Anaheim-area hotel in a vehicle with a driver and travel down the coast. The stops are customizable, and can include Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, Balboa Island, Manhattan Beach, Venice Beach, Santa Monica, and more.
See all the hot spots of Hollywood and Beverly Hills in just one day on this full-day tour from Orange County, including transport. See Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Sunset Strip, and the Hollywood Sign. Plus, pass by celebrity homes and get some free time on Rodeo Drive.
5 hours 45 minutes
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