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Malibu Discovery

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Address: Santa Monica, CA 90403-7219
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09:00 - 17:00
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Toms Tour

Tom, was the most amazing tour guide. He picks you up at your hotel, he knows all about California and it's history. I think I enjoyed the ride to the wineries more then the wine... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David D

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tom, was the most amazing tour guide. He picks you up at your hotel, he knows all about California and it's history. I think I enjoyed the ride to the wineries more then the wine. The wine was great but I got to know and see Malibu like I never did. Who know it was so private and beautiful. Tom... More 

Thank David D
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

My husband and I had the pleasure of a tour up to Malibu and the surrounding hills with Tom. We were very lucky as it was only the two of us and Tom tailored the tour slightly for us. Tom was very enthusiastic and clearly has a passion for films as do we, so we had many great chats about... More 

Thank Gillian V
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our day in Malibu with Tom! He picked us up from our hotel in Hermosa and asked us about our plans for the day in order to accommodate our schedule. He told us stories about Venice and Santa Monica on the way north, very friendly, engaging, and knowledgeable. We loved that he was a long time local... More 

Thank Elisch29
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Booked a 3hr tour from Santa Monica to Malibu with Discovery Tours. We were picked up at our hotel in a large comfortable SUV, greeted by Ken our guide. We had goody bags with healthy granola bars, bottled water and reading material. The views are nothing short of spectacular. The water, mountains, the canyons.... Beautiful Our guide was extremely knowledgeable... More 

1 Thank kiely89
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I went on the wine trail tour with my mom. Tom was a Great driver (informative and courteous). Booking was effortless. Enjoyed the lunch at Kristy's but I wish there were more options on the fixed menu. The tour lasted one hour longer and affected my evening plans. The atmosphere at Rosenthal's was not as relaxing and intimate as the... More 

Thank Stephie924
Warwick, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our driver/guide Stephen is a wealth of local knowledge. the wineries we visited were great, the food was excellent and the day was magnificent

Thank Ross H
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

My Brother and his fiance are visiting from Oklahoma and I decided to take them on a Malibu Wine Tasting Tour. This particular tour is called the Malibu Wine Trail Tour from Malibu Discovery. You are taken on a day long tour in a luxury air conditioned vehicle with an expert driver who is very knowledgable on the wineries here... More 

Thank MandevilleTina
Huddersfield, England
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We were collected by Ken promptly and were lucky enough to be the only people on the tour so this became a private tour for us. Ken was very knowledgeable and gave us the history to Malibu and Santa Monica which was really interesting. We visited an old western set which was fab, filming had wrapped and some of the... More 

Thank Daiseesmom
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Tom was our tour guide. With his personal knowledge of the area and his years of living in the area, he was able to give us a very informative and entertaining tour. I thought that it might be a repeat of the many local tours we had taken in the past, but 99% of what he told us and showed... More 

Thank sharon c
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I really can't say enough about the day we had. Tom was our tour guide and he was awesome! We loved all the little stops along the way. Lunch was perfect and at a beautiful location. I really didn't want the day to end! It was money well spent and the great memories created will last a lifetime!

Thank Jennifer C

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