Monterey & Carmel

Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour in Big Sur PCH Highway 1

Monterey & Carmel, USA
Big Sur PCH Highway 1 Audio Driving Tour
  • 8 to 16 hours (approx.)
  • Offered in: English


California’s Highway 1 is a scenic and beautiful route that many visitors and locals alike enjoy driving, mainly for the views alone. Skip a crowded bus tour and book this Big Sur PCH Highway 1 Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour instead that allows you to explore the area at your own pace in the comfort of your own vehicle. Listen to the audio guide as you drive and take in fun stories, too.
  • Explore California’s scenic Highway 1 from Big Sur during this driving tour
  • An app gives you suggested itineraries you can alter based on what you want
  • An audio guide plays automatically based on your location on the state route
  • There’s no time limit with this tour—it never expires and can be used anytime

What's Included

  • GuideAlong (GyPSy Guide) Audio Tour: 170 Points
  • Location Based: Stories, tips & directions that autoplay
  • Flexible Routes: Suggested itineraries or create your own
  • Trip Planners: In-app, web and PDF
  • Easy To Use: Pre-download and tour offline
  • One-Time Purchase: No time or date use limit or expiry
  • Support: Toll free phone, chat and email
  • Entrance Fees to State Parks

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • Carmel-by-the-Sea
    Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921, USA

    Start at one of the official tour introduction points (Carmel-by-the-Sea or San Luis Obispo) or join anywhere along the route and pick up the commentary at the next audio point. Open the GuideAlong app to preview the tour route and browse the suggested itineraries and trip planner.

Start time

Opening hours

  • 5/16/2023 - 6/2/2025

    Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End point

  • San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

    Commentary plays automatically based on your location, so you have flexibility on where and when you want to start and end your tour anywhere along the tour route.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Operated by GuideAlong (GyPSy Guide)

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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      Highly recommend.
      Susannah_J, Jul 2022
      We wanted a guided tour that when from South to North and this one could be done both ways. It far exceed our expectations and worked seamlessly along the route. Would highly recommend!
      Response from Host, Jul 2022
      Hi Susanne, thanks for bringing our app along to Big Sur with you! We're so glad you enjoyed the commentary and hope to join you on the road again soon.

      From $14.99

      per group (up to 8)

      -You will not receive a refund if you cancel.

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