Unique Long Beach Tours

Unique Long Beach ToursYou just have to spend a little while in Long Beach to realize that there is so much to see and experience and only so many hours in a day. So the best way to make the most of whatever time you have here is to allow yourself to be guided in all the right ways! This means that when you want to explore all of the incredible sights of the city, taking a specialized tour is always an excellent idea. The guides are knowledgeable, friendly and quite entertaining. Plus, you don't have to worry about driving. So get ready to experience Long Beach like you never have before when you sign up for any of these excellent tours.

Rancho Los Alamitos
Perhaps one of the most beautiful places in Long Beach is the Rancho Los Alamitos. Touted as “a place for all time,” this adobe ranch house that dates back to 1800 attracts a steady stream of both nature lovers and history buffs. To get a deeper understanding of its historical significance, take the exclusive luncheon tour. You will be treated like family from the minute you arrive, and the tour includes both the garden and the house as well as a delicious lunch. It is truly a memorable way to spend an afternoon.

Address: 6400 Bixby Hill Road, Long Beach, CA 90815 - MAP
Phone: (562) 431-3541
Web: www.rancholosalamitos.com

Blue Water Tours
Anglers of all ages and skill levels know that there is nothing quite like casting your line into the sea and wait for that big catch. Experience the thrill of deep sea fishing when you get on board one of the excellent Blue Water Tours. Sportfishing enthusiasts will love the experience of fishing in Baha and mainland Mexico, which are Blue Water's specialized routes. You may need to purchase a Mexican fishing license through Blue Water's website. The tackle, bait and rods are all provided on your tour.

Address: PO Box 15596 Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone: (562) 799-8475
Web: www.bluewaterfishing.com

Catalina Adventure Tours
Lovers of nature will enjoy the chance to see some of the most incredible wildlife on the Catalina Adventure Tours. An incredible island adventure awaits you when you take this tour that has been accommodating visitors for over 20 years. Don't forget to bring your camera, as there are countless photo opportunities on this picturesque trek. These include seeing such striking creatures as seals, buffalo, and other animal life. The tour prides itself in bringing together the best of Catalina for all to enjoy.

Address: 320 Garden Shore, Long Beach, CA - MAP
Phone: (800) 481-3470
Web: www.catalinaadventuretours.com

Harbor Breeze Whale Watching Tour
Get an unexpectedly close look at the whales off the coast when you enjoy the Harbor Breeze Whale Watching Cruises . It is offered in association with the Aquarium of the Pacific; the friendly and knowledgeable staff offer informative narrations on your journey. They also are available to answer any questions you may have. Some individuals on this tour have claimed to see up to eleven whales on one trip, so make sure you have your camera on hand!

Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2, Long Beach, CA 90802 - MAP
Phone: (562) 432-4900
Web: www.harbor-cruises.com

Gondola Getaway
See Alamitos Bay from a truly unique (and romantic) perspective when you tour the area from an authentic Italian gondola. Gondola Getaway makes this special tour possible, as they offer you and your sweetheart a chance to see the harbor and the bayfront from a memorable vantage point. To add an even more authentic touch, the gondolier will croon upon request. The tour also includes complimentary appetizers to make your excursion even more relaxing.

Address: 5437 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA - MAP
Phone: (562) 433-9595
Web: www.gondolagetawayinc.com

Island Express Helicopter Tour
Taking a tour is always an adventure, but take that experience to new heights when you see it all from a bird's eye view on board the Island Express Helicopter tour. See the Long Beach coastline, rugged scenery and calming Pacific Ocean waves, among many other sights, when you cruise over the area in a state-of-the-art helicopter. Your pilot's first priority is your safety, and he will also be able to answer any questions you may have along the way.

Address: 1175 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802 - MAP
Phone: (562) 436-2012
Web: www.islandexpress.com