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Coastal Cruise and Celebrity Lifestyle

The Perfect Malibu Tour

5 ½-hour tour with stops along the way.
See it all in a day with us on the best tour the city has to offer. Private Tours Available

Our Tour Details

  • Tour Departure Times

    9:30 AM, every day

  • Tour Duration:

    5 ½ Hours

  • Parking

    We recommend parking at 

    1541 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90401

  • Tour Departure Times

    Adults $89
    Children (13 & under) $75

    Seniors (65+) $75
    Children 2 & under ride free

  • Departure Location:

    Poseidon Surf Shop
    (1654 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica, 90401)

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The Perfect
Malibu Tour

Malibu is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and extravagant celebrity mansions, and we’re going to show them to you on this Malibu Bus Tour! Take a drive along the iconic Malibu Coastline and lose yourself in Malibu’s mystique as we show you celebrity homes, historic sites, filming locations & more on this fully narrated tour of the exclusive Malibu beach area. See the best beaches, celebrity hangouts, hotspots and learn the rich history of Malibu. You’ll visit current homes of celebrities such as Cher, Leonardo DiCaprio, Adam Sandler, Lady Gaga and many, many more beautiful beachside mansions owned by your favorite celebrities.

Tour includes a 1-hour stop where you can choose between getting your feet sandy on Surfrider Beach, hanging at the Malibu Pier, or grabbing a bite & shopping at the lovely Malibu Country Mart & more.

Book Today! Let’s go to “the ‘Bu”!

This Los Angeles Bus Tour Includes Stops In Hollywood, Beverly Hills, And At The Farmer's Market For Lunch!
This Los Angeles Bus Tour Includes Stops In Hollywood, Beverly Hills, And At The Farmer's Market For Lunch!
This Los Angeles Bus Tour Includes Stops In Hollywood, Beverly Hills, And At The Farmer's Market For Lunch!
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Trancas Canyon Market (30 Minutes)

Hop out at this local market center to stretch your legs, grab a snack or check out those unique vendors.

Malibu Sign (15 minutes)

Make sure to get your picture in front of the iconic Malibu sign. Located on the bluffs above the sea, this photo op is breathtaking.

Point Dume (30 Minutes)

Take this leisurely stroll up to the top of Point Dume for 360 degrees of coastal views. Not just a pretty place, also the location for filming Ironman, Austin Powers and the iconic finale of Planet of the Apes.

Downtown Malibu ( (1-hour)

Here’s you’ll have the option to grab lunch at a variety of options, check out the Malibu Pier or get your feet sandy at Surfrider Beach. Be sure to keep your eyes out for celebrities, as this is where we have the most encounters with our famous neighbors.

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Detailed tour breakdown

Begin your tour at the top of the Santa Monica Pier. Take a fully guided half-day tour of Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, and more.

1-hour on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

30 minutes on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.

1-hour lunch stop at The Original Farmer’s Market.

Excellent Rating

Based on 906 reviews

Really enjoyed the tour with a driver who has lived in the area for many years and went extra mile, showing sights with great insight and information

Rhys Hewitt


Great experience. Dave was lots of fun and very informative. We got to see some great sights in Malibu. We thoroughly recommend it.

Margarete McGrath


We did 5 1/2 LA Tour and had a great experience. It was nice getting picked up at our hotel and taken to all the tourist spots and not having to worry about driving or finding parking.

Angela Youngblood


Our driver was great, funny, talkative and knowledgeable. The tour was just right for seeing the main sites and hearing some Hollywood history.

Faye Dunn


Our guide was great and the tour was unique! Highly recommend.

Braun Jeannine


Great experience of Venice! The guide was funny and super helpful!

Christian Aliford


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Frequently Asked Questions

For reservations we ask that you book your date and time online. If you have any trouble at all we’re always available over the phone for questions and concerns. Just Click Here to place your reservation
We recommend parking at 1541 Ocean Ave. The parking entrance is on Ocean Ave right next to the Red O Cantina and Del Frisco Grill – just north of the Santa Monica Pier entrance. The price may vary, but it costs roughly $10 for all-day parking depending on the time of year.

We recommend parking at 1637 N Wilcox Ave. It’s an outdoor parking lot 

Yes! The only tour that offers hotel pickups is The Perfect Los Angeles Tour and we pick up from hotels in Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, and Venice Beach
When reserving “The Perfect LA Tour” you’ll be asked if you need a hotel pickup. Select yes and then choose your hotel from the drop-down menu. If you’re in the pickup area but don’t see your hotel on the list, give us a call at 800.913.9356 and we’ll see what we can do.

When selecting your hotel from the drop-down menu it should include the pickup time.

  • Hotels in Marina Del Rey are picked up 30 minutes prior to the start of the tour (9:30AM or 11:30AM)
  • Hotels in Venice Beach are picked up 20 minutes prior to the start of the tour (9:40AM or 11:40AM)
  • Hotels in Santa Monica are picked up 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour (9:45AM or 11:45AM)
The Malibu Tour only has one departure time at 9:30AM because traffic in Malibu is unpredictable in the afternoon.

We recommend bringing sunscreen and a jacket, and of course any cameras or phones you have for photos. Even on a warmer day, it can get a bit chilly on the ride back, especially if you’re on an afternoon tour.

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