Best tours in Coastal Orange County

Check out the top tours in Coastal Orange County, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mission San Juan Capistrano
1. Mission San Juan Capistrano
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96 local reviews
26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 949-234-1300
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Dianne
Everyone I send to the Mission returns with a special memory. If you are looking for a peaceful way to spend…
Grant
This "lovingly maintained" 1776 mission in San Juan Capistrano oozes "charm" with a "nice mix of history" and…
Bruce
The whole family will enjoy this 200 year old mission, experiencing culture and history in many ways - from…
1. Mission San Juan Capistrano
1. Mission San Juan Capistrano
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96 local reviews
26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 949-234-1300
Dianne
Dianne
Everyone I send to the Mission returns with a special memory. If you are looking for a peaceful way to spend a few hours then a visit to…
Grant
Grant
This "lovingly maintained" 1776 mission in San Juan Capistrano oozes "charm" with a "nice mix of history" and "old" adobe architecture that…
Bruce
Bruce
The whole family will enjoy this 200 year old mission, experiencing culture and history in many ways - from audio tours to educational tour…
2. San Juan Capistrano
2. San Juan Capistrano
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22 local reviews
San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano
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Sandra
The MISSION is where you want to start out. It's about 20 minutes south on the freeway from the property and…
Julie
Take a walking tour of the Los Rios Historic District & Mission San Juan Capistrano. Visit the Swallows Inn &…
Nancy
The Mission at San Capitrano one of the first established Missions in California. Tour the ruins and…
2. San Juan Capistrano
2. San Juan Capistrano
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22 local reviews
San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano
Sandra
Sandra
The MISSION is where you want to start out. It's about 20 minutes south on the freeway from the property and it's an amazing mission... one…
Julie
Julie
Take a walking tour of the Los Rios Historic District & Mission San Juan Capistrano. Visit the Swallows Inn & O'Neill Museum. Try Trevor's…
Nancy
Nancy
The Mission at San Capitrano one of the first established Missions in California. Tour the ruins and beautiful gardens. Great Restaurants…
3. Balboa Island
3. Balboa Island
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120 local reviews
Balboa Island, Newport Beach
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Valerie
Balboa Island! Take the Ferry from the Balboa Peninsula, walk around Balboa Island, have breakfast or lunch…
Shawn
Pretty famous for the area. You can drive onto Balboa Island then take the ferry across the bay to the other…
Ahmed&Lena
Take a fun ferry ride over to the Island. Walk the streets lined with picturesque houses. The Fire Chief will…
3. Balboa Island
3. Balboa Island
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120 local reviews
Balboa Island, Newport Beach
Valerie
Valerie
Balboa Island! Take the Ferry from the Balboa Peninsula, walk around Balboa Island, have breakfast or lunch at Wilma's Patio, treat…
Shawn
Shawn
Pretty famous for the area. You can drive onto Balboa Island then take the ferry across the bay to the other side where there is more…
Ahmed&Lena
Ahmed&Lena
Take a fun ferry ride over to the Island. Walk the streets lined with picturesque houses. The Fire Chief will give you a tour of the…
4. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
4. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
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31 local reviews
18000 CA-1, Huntington Beach
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 714-846-1114
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Joanne + Mike
See lots of wetland birds - pelicans, egrets, many others! Nice easy walking trail, 2 entrances, the one off…
Ariel
Migrating birds, easy hiking trail with views of Snowy Egrets, Pelicans, Buckleheads, Blue Herons, hummingbird…
Sharon
Walking path around the wetlands with birds & nature, near the beach. They give tours on 3rd Sunday morning of…
4. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
4. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
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31 local reviews
18000 CA-1, Huntington Beach
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 714-846-1114
Joanne + Mike
Joanne + Mike
See lots of wetland birds - pelicans, egrets, many others! Nice easy walking trail, 2 entrances, the one off Warner Av also has a small…
Ariel
Ariel
Migrating birds, easy hiking trail with views of Snowy Egrets, Pelicans, Buckleheads, Blue Herons, hummingbirds, Turns, and more. Docent led…
Sharon
Sharon
Walking path around the wetlands with birds & nature, near the beach. They give tours on 3rd Sunday morning of each month.
5. Dana Point Harbor
5. Dana Point Harbor
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58 local reviews
Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point
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Sandra
The Harbor is just a start. There are museums, art walks, food walks, historical tours, parks, beaches and…
Susan
Great bars, restaurants, and shops. Baby beach and the Ocean Institute all within a short walk. Fishing and…
Char & Sean
Boat tours, paddle board & kayak rentals. Restaurants and bars, shopping and sight seeing
5. Dana Point Harbor
5. Dana Point Harbor
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58 local reviews
Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point
Sandra
Sandra
The Harbor is just a start. There are museums, art walks, food walks, historical tours, parks, beaches and everything else. This is 20…
Susan
Susan
Great bars, restaurants, and shops. Baby beach and the Ocean Institute all within a short walk. Fishing and whale watching tours await. The…
Char & Sean
Char & Sean
Boat tours, paddle board & kayak rentals. Restaurants and bars, shopping and sight seeing
6. Catalina Flyer
6. Catalina Flyer
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26 local reviews
400 Main Street, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 800-830-7744
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Sharon
The Catalina Flyer takes you to Catalina Island. You can do it as a one day tour that leaves in the morning…
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Catalina Island is a great day trip. Tour the island on a golf cart. Snorkel, shop, or just enjoy the beach…
6. Catalina Flyer
6. Catalina Flyer
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26 local reviews
400 Main Street, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 800-830-7744
Sharon
Sharon
The Catalina Flyer takes you to Catalina Island. You can do it as a one day tour that leaves in the morning and comes back around 5:30 pm. …
Newport Beach Vacation Properties
Newport Beach Vacation Properties
Catalina Island is a great day trip. Tour the island on a golf cart. Snorkel, shop, or just enjoy the beach club.
7. Trestles Beach
7. Trestles Beach
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17 local reviews
Trestles Beach
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Christena
Annual ASP World Tour surfing competition & NSSA Nationals held at Lowers. Location of former President…
Juliano
Without a doubt the BEST surf spot in Southern California. It is a world class wave, that hosts a ASP world…
7. Trestles Beach
7. Trestles Beach
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17 local reviews
Trestles Beach
Christena
Christena
Annual ASP World Tour surfing competition & NSSA Nationals held at Lowers. Location of former President Richard Nixon's home, La Casa…
Juliano
Juliano
Without a doubt the BEST surf spot in Southern California. It is a world class wave, that hosts a ASP world tour competition every year.
8. Ocean Institute
8. Ocean Institute
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22 local reviews
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 949-496-2274
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Deborah
Ocean tours, educational, check out the picnic area in back near the benches to watch tides come in and out.
V Anne
Great tours and information
8. Ocean Institute
8. Ocean Institute
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22 local reviews
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 949-496-2274
Deborah
Deborah
Ocean tours, educational, check out the picnic area in back near the benches to watch tides come in and out.
V Anne
V Anne
Great tours and information
9. Dana Point Harbor Dr
9. Dana Point Harbor Dr
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18 local reviews
Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point
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Freddy
Boat Rentals, Paddle Boards, Beach, Whale Watching Tours, Fishing Tours, Restaurants! Lots to see and do on…
Wanda
15 minutes to beach, park and world class fishing and Capt. Dave's Whale Watching tours
9. Dana Point Harbor Dr
9. Dana Point Harbor Dr
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18 local reviews
Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point
Freddy
Freddy
Boat Rentals, Paddle Boards, Beach, Whale Watching Tours, Fishing Tours, Restaurants! Lots to see and do on the Harbor!
Wanda
Wanda
15 minutes to beach, park and world class fishing and Capt. Dave's Whale Watching tours
10. Newport Aquatic Center
10. Newport Aquatic Center
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15 local reviews
1 Whitecliffs Dr, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 949-646-7725
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Jessika
Like adventure? Like watersports? Go to NAC and rent a kayak or outrigger for the day and tour the Newport…
Lisa
Great for calm water kayaking or standup paddle, beautiful nature and tour the waterfront homes
10. Newport Aquatic Center
10. Newport Aquatic Center
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15 local reviews
1 Whitecliffs Dr, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 949-646-7725
Jessika
Jessika
Like adventure? Like watersports? Go to NAC and rent a kayak or outrigger for the day and tour the Newport Bay. This is where my team…
Lisa
Lisa
Great for calm water kayaking or standup paddle, beautiful nature and tour the waterfront homes
11. Balboa Island Ferry
11. Balboa Island Ferry
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16 local reviews
410 Agate Avenue, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 949-673-1070
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Dave&Barb
Walk or rent a bike to tour Balboa Island or Peninsula. Either are a fun day. The ferry is a short,…
Natalie
Take the famous ferry over to Balboa Island and tour the quant island full of great restaurants.
11. Balboa Island Ferry
11. Balboa Island Ferry
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16 local reviews
410 Agate Avenue, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 949-673-1070
Dave&Barb
Dave&Barb
Walk or rent a bike to tour Balboa Island or Peninsula. Either are a fun day. The ferry is a short, inexpensive ride to the other side..…
Natalie
Natalie
Take the famous ferry over to Balboa Island and tour the quant island full of great restaurants.
12. Balboa Fun Tours
12. Balboa Fun Tours
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6 local reviews
1910 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 949-484-4600
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Chase
Get a boat tour or rent kayaks, paddle boards or Duffy electric boat to cruise around the harbor and yachts…
Jessica And Ryan
We provide our guests with FREE rentals of bicycles, kayaks, paddleboards, surfboards at Balboa fun tours…
12. Balboa Fun Tours
12. Balboa Fun Tours
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6 local reviews
1910 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 949-484-4600
Chase
Chase
Get a boat tour or rent kayaks, paddle boards or Duffy electric boat to cruise around the harbor and yachts. Get Groupon or LivingSocial…
Jessica And Ryan
Jessica And Ryan
We provide our guests with FREE rentals of bicycles, kayaks, paddleboards, surfboards at Balboa fun tours rental shop! For up to 4 people. …