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1 Hour 30 Minutes Venice Beach Surf Lesson

1 Hour 30 Minutes Venice Beach Surf Lesson

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Kapowui, was awarded best surf school in Venice beach for the last 5 years in a row. Kapowui is a family run business and and an icon of southern California. We live, eat, and dream surfing and teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. This is a life choice for us and what gives our lives meaning. All of Kapowui's instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit, live within blocks of the beach (4 of them live in surf vans), surf every day and have many years teaching experience. When we are doing a lesson with you, we are 100% focused and in the moment with you. At Kapowui we truly care about your experience. Whether surfing is a one time bucket list item or a new sport you want to pick up, we will have you up riding waves, 100% guaranteed! Additionally you will be immersed in the surf culture, giving you the opportunity to feel the true surfer vibe, while learning a skill you can use forever. ​
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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Small Group Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

Small Group Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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Take a pedal-powered tour through the beaches and streets of the famous Santa Monica and Venice Beach areas of Los Angeles during this electric bike tour. Skip the tour bus as you enjoy fresh ocean breezes and laid back riding with a guide aboard an electric bicycle. Cruise the famous canals of Venice and cycle the trails along Santa Monica Beach, choosing if you want to use your own leg power or get a boost from your electric-powered cycle. This L.A. electric bike trip also includes a helmet rental and bottled water.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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$79.00
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Santa Monica and Venice Beach Bike Adventure Tour

Santa Monica and Venice Beach Bike Adventure Tour

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Santa Monica is one of the best neighborhoods to explore by bike with its colorful characters, sights and sounds. Since it's also an artistic and creative area of LA, this tour seizes the opportunity to introduce you to legal graffiti street galleries and the best of the local sculpture and architecture. Clocking in at nearly three hours long, this two-wheeled adventure will leave your legs a bit more toned and your stomach ready for lunch.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.60
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$73.60

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Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches

Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches

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Explore Santa Monica on a private tour by electric bike and see the highlights of the vibrant coastal city. Follow your guide along Santa Monica’s palm-lined streets. Stroll the boardwalk at the Santa Monica Pier, dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean and experience the laid-back culture and classic scenery of this iconic beach town. Cruise to vibrant Venice to see the skate park, street art and the bustle of the crowd on the oceanfront walk and onward to the "gem of the tour" or the Venice canals. Then a final stop at Muscle Beach before zipping back to the shop.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Santa Monica and Venice Beach Segway Tour

Santa Monica and Venice Beach Segway Tour

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Discover Santa Monica and Venice Beach on a Segway tour with a knowledgeable guide. Start by learning how to operate the Segway, then set off to take in sweeping views of the ocean and mountains, along with surfers, bodybuilders, street performers, and other aspects of Southern California’s beach culture.
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  • 2 hours
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$98.78
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$98.78

The OJ Simpson Tour

The OJ Simpson Tour

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If you're intrigued by the details of the OJ Simpson trial, see where the most infamous crime of the 1990’s took place on a true crime tour in LA. Pass by locations like Mezzaluna restaurant, the Rockingham condo murder scene, and more, all while traveling in a white Ford Bronco. The in-depth and respectful tour is led by a Brentwood native and recognized local expert on the "trial of the century."
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  • 1 hour
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$55.00
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$55.00

Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions and Get Free Photos

Kayak or Paddleboard with Sea Lions and Get Free Photos

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Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of beautiful Marina del Rey marina while kayaking or standup paddle boarding. Discover unique sail and power boats and spot local wildlife (sea lions, dolphins and a big variety of birds).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.52
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$60.52
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Santa Monica to Marina Del Rey e-Bike Beach Tour

Santa Monica to Marina Del Rey e-Bike Beach Tour

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We will ride along the coast and check out Santa Monica and Venice. We will make several rest stops along the way to see the Santa Monica Pier, Muscle Beach, and the Venice Boardwalk. During our cruise, you'll be able to enjoy a breathtaking ocean sunset that you'll never forget.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.00
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$119.00
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Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour

Santa Monica & Venice Bike Tour

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Let us do the work by joining our Santa Monica and Venice Bike Tour, letting you relax and enjoy the quintessential L.A. pastime, cycling the area on a Beach Cruiser. That way you can experience the famous boardwalk and canals, go to some hidden spots that only locals like us know of and learn about the history of the famous neighborhoods you’re passing through. We’ll have your bicycles ready when you arrive for the Santa Monica and Venice Bike tour, then we’ll head down to the beach. The tour passes by famous Santa Monica Pier, before stopping at Muscle Beach. Then we cycle to the beautiful canals. There’s a stop on hip Abbot Kinney Boulevard for juice or coffee, before we head up Main St. Our final stop is Santa Monica City Hall and Tongva Park. * Tour starts 10am daily * Bicycle hire included in price * Children under 5 y.o. can go in a child’s seat for $10 on the day (no ticket required)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Virtual Guided Cultural Tour of Los Angeles

Virtual Guided Cultural Tour of Los Angeles

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This is a unique time for the world, and we are going to keep doing all that we can to get back to normal, Stop the spread, and keep the spirit of travel alive. Join us for a FREE walking tour via our Instagram live every week. Come say hey and hear some cool stories from Hollywood on a VIRTUAL, exclusive tour.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.00
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$5.00

Private Fishing Charter

Private Fishing Charter

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Captain John has been driving boats since he was a teenager and has been fishing locally in LA for decades! The most rewarding part of running fishing charters is seeing someone catch one of their very first fish! I see the joy and elation on their face, and it allows me to relive the moment when I caught my first fish. I can't put a price on that experience, and I truly love sharing my passion with others!
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  • 5 hours
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$1,000.00
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Las Vegas 2 Day Tour from Los Angeles Santa Monica Venice and Marina Del Rey

Las Vegas 2 Day Tour from Los Angeles Santa Monica Venice and Marina Del Rey

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Experience Las Vegas on an easy and affordable two-day tour from Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Enjoy a comfortable bus ride in a luxury coach with complimentary snacks and refreshments and an overnight stay at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino. Explore the strip on your own terms or upgrade to a “City Night VIP Tour” with this fun, flexible and convenient tour package.
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  • 2 days
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$146.67
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$146.67

Marina Del Rey to Hermosa Beach Electric Mountain Bike Tour

Marina Del Rey to Hermosa Beach Electric Mountain Bike Tour

Our riders will be arrive at Marina Del Rey's Dock 52. From there, we will begin our coastal beach bike tour and make our way to Hermosa Beach. With our premium, full-suspension 2020 electric mountain bikes, this tour will feel like a breeze. And it will allow you to fully appreciate your surroundings without leaving your tired on the tour. Along the way, you will get a chance to stop and take pictures on the beach or whatever catches your attention along the e-Bike tour. During this beautiful bike ride, you get the opportunity to absorb the Pacific Ocean's beauty all throughout the tour. As soon as we reach our destination in Hermosa, you and your group will get a chance to stop for a bite or drink and enjoy the beach side restaurants and stores.
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  • 3 hours
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$97.00
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$97.00

Santa Monica Scavenger Hunt: The Dessert of L.A.

Santa Monica Scavenger Hunt: The Dessert of L.A.

Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

Malibu Coast Sunset Cruise on Luxurious 70 Ft Motor Yacht - 4 Hr Private Charter

Malibu Coast Sunset Cruise on Luxurious 70 Ft Motor Yacht - 4 Hr Private Charter

You'll be treated like royalty by Captain Steve and his crew from the moment you step aboard The Legend, a 70 foot luxurious, vintage motor yacht. This deluxe yachting experience is your private charter for up to 15 guests. For larger groups up to 41, please contact Group Sales. We depart from Marina Del Rey Harbor and cruise the beautiful L.A. coastline past the Venice and Santa Monica Piers to Malibu, where you'll view the famous beach houses so often seen on television and in feature films. You'll be served complimentary hors d"oeuvres and beverages by our wait staff. Our captain and crew will keep a sharp lookout for wildlife while pointing out places of interest. We see dolphins on most all trips and other marine life is always plentiful. You might even see whales! A cruise on The Legend is perfect for a family or corporate outing, photo shoot, marriage proposal, or any other special occasion you may have. Relax and unwind while sharing a memorable time aboard The Legend!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$3,044.11
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$3,044.11
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Santa Monica Sweet Spots Dessert Bike Tour

Santa Monica Sweet Spots Dessert Bike Tour

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For some, riding a bike through Los Angeles is the antithesis of the Southern California lifestyle. However few neighborhoods in LA lend themselves to biking as much as Santa Monica. The 2-3 hours, family-friendly Santa Monica Dessert Bike Tour rewards your efforts not only with amazing views of the Pacific and toned legs, but also with some of the city's tastiest hand-crafted desserts. So absorb the colorful landscape of The City of Angels like a local — on two wheels — but be sure to bring your sweet tooth.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.94
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$94.94

Tennis Lesson

Tennis Lesson

PRIVATE LESSONS Every person and every player has their own strengths and weaknesses, that's why each lesson is structured specifically to their needs, with a focus on fundamentals, technique, tactics and fitness. The best about tennis is that can be played by anyone who can hold the racket and is played at all levels of society and at all ages.
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  • 2 days 12 hours
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$180.00
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$180.00

Learn How to Play Beach Volleyball - the Quintessential LA Sport!

Learn How to Play Beach Volleyball - the Quintessential LA Sport!

Beach volleyball is the quintessential Southern California sport! We are the only company offering beach volleyball activities to visitors to LA. Come and see what this fun and unique sport is all about!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Santa Monica or Venice Beach Surf Lesson

Santa Monica or Venice Beach Surf Lesson

Learn the basic skills to start surfing with a lesson in Santa Monica or Venice Beach. Join a local surfer to discover how to paddle and how to stand up on a surfboard. Get tips including how to pick the best waves and how to read the weather. Give your new skills a try in the water during this morning lesson.
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  • 2 hours
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$139.00
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$139.00

Private Los Angeles Photoshoot in Sunny Santa Monica with Personal Photographer

Private Los Angeles Photoshoot in Sunny Santa Monica with Personal Photographer

If you’re looking to fit the most Los Angeles photo ops into the shortest time, this private photo session was made for you. You’ll be awe-struck by the amazing views and panoramic vistas in Santa Monica. You won’t believe the memories you packed into just 2 hours! For art, architecture, culture, great food and nature, there’ s no contest in all California. Get that classic postcard picture of Southern California and experience the charm of a beachside city of Santa Monica. • Marvel at the Santa Monica Pier and Palisades Park • Meditate at the idyllic and well-designed Tongva Park • Take in the stunning views of the ocean and Santa Monica Mountains • Fall in love with the picture-perfect L.A.’s coastline and Third Street Promenade • Enjoy personalized attention and a tailored itinerary • Ideal for Instagrammers, bloggers, and all photo lovers • A private experience so you can customize your experience and schedule • 50 professionally captured and edited photos
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$290.00
Price varies by group size
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$290.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Gourmet Sailing Adventure (3 Hours for 1-2 Passengers)

Private Gourmet Sailing Adventure (3 Hours for 1-2 Passengers)

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We take our guests out into a safe sailing environment on the Santa Monica Bay or beyond, where they have the opportunity to experience first-hand the joy of sailing, the rhythm of the ocean and unique pairings of gourmet foods and wines in the sweet briny sea air. We catch sunrises, bake in the mid-day sunshine and relax as the sunsets and the moon rises under starry skies. We play with seals, dolphins, and whales and when appropriate catch fresh seafood to enjoy al-fresco. We are living the Mediterranean dream in Southern California and sharing the experience with valued guests who leave the experience as family.
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  • 3 hours
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$450.00
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$450.00
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Private Gourmet Sailing Adventure (2 Hours for 1-6 Passengers)

Private Gourmet Sailing Adventure (2 Hours for 1-6 Passengers)

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We take our guests out into a safe sailing environment on the Santa Monica Bay or beyond, where they have the opportunity to experience first-hand the joy of sailing, the rhythm of the ocean and unique pairings of gourmet foods and wines in the sweet briny sea air. We catch sunrises, bake in the mid-day sunshine and relax as the sunsets and the moon rises under starry skies. We play with seals, dolphins, and whales and when appropriate catch fresh seafood to enjoy al-fresco. We are living the Mediterranean dream in Southern California and sharing the experience with valued guests who leave the experience as family.
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  • 2 hours
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$400.00
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Experience a beach séance with a medium in Santa Monica

Experience a beach séance with a medium in Santa Monica

We will meet at Santa Monica beach and share in a 2 hour immersive séance experience. Santa Monica beach is a popular attraction in Los Angeles with beautiful views of the water and occasionally surprise visits from dolphins in the ocean. Emily will guide you in a powerful healing meditation and share personal messages from passed loved ones to each member in the group and answer any questions regarding personal concerns.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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$48.00

Private Gourmet Sailing Adventure (3 Hours for 3-6 Passengers)

Private Gourmet Sailing Adventure (3 Hours for 3-6 Passengers)

We take our guests out into a safe sailing environment on the Santa Monica Bay or beyond, where they have the opportunity to experience first-hand the joy of sailing, the rhythm of the ocean and unique pairings of gourmet foods and wines in the sweet briny sea air. We catch sunrises, bake in the mid-day sunshine and relax as the sunsets and the moon rises under starry skies. We play with seals, dolphins, and whales and when appropriate catch fresh seafood to enjoy al-fresco. We are living the Mediterranean dream in Southern California and sharing the experience with valued guests who leave the experience as family.
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  • 3 hours
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$600.00
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