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Monterey: Half-Day Electric Bike Rental

Private tour

Monterey: Half-Day Electric Bike Rental

From US$ 50 per person

Explore Coastal Monterey and 17 Mile Drive from a powerful electric bike. Ride as far as Carmel and back, and take in all the wildlife and scenery.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Snap a photo at the Lone Cypress
  • Dip your toe in the ocean at Asilomar Beach
  • Explore the amazing food scenes of Carmel, Pacific Grove, and Monterey
  • Have the chance to see sea otters, harbor seals, and sea lions
  • Soak up the spectacular coastal views
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Begin your adventure by picking up your powerful e-bike. After a safety briefing hop on your bike and throttle up the hill to 17 Mile Drive. Turn right on 17 Mile Drive onto Pebble Beach and take the bike path back down to the ocean. Scan the golf courses and yards for deer — you're sure to see a few along the ride. In Pebble Beach, ride past even more stunning vistas: Spanish Bay, Point Joe, Restless Sea, and China Rock. Make sure to stop at Bird Rock (public restrooms here) to watch the sea lions splash and sunbathe. Hop back on your e-bike and continue along the ocean to the Lone Cypress. To spot some sea otters, stop at Fanshell Beach Overlook and Cypress Point Lookout. Here the true mansions start. Follow the road that winds through 300-year-old Cypress Trees and some of the most expensive homes in Pebble Beach. Suddenly, break out into a clearing and see the Lone Cypress perched on its stony outcropping. Your next stop should be the Ghost Trees at Pescadero Point where a short walk brings you to a beautifully sculpted coastline. For a little "nurture," continue on just a little further to Pebble Beach Lodge for food, restrooms, amd shopping. From here, you can either ride back the same route, take a shortcut, or continue on to Carmel to explore its coastline and cottages.

  • Electric bike sized for each rider
  • Helmet (required)
  • Locks (free on request)
  • Handlebar bag
  • Instructional briefing
  • Map
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra batteries (available for extra fee)
  • Additional time (available for extra fee)
  • Gloves (available for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • People who can't ride a bike
  • People under 4 ft 8 in (145 cm)
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)

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Meeting point

Pick up your e-bike at the Cannery Row shop, just a block away from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Look for bikes on the porch of the American Tin Cannery, directly across from the Hopkins Marine Station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Riding in light rain is optional. You can still go out, or you can cancel for a full refund.
  • In the event of heavy rain (when more than 1 centimeter is forecast in 4 hours), the local partner will automatically reschedule or offer you the chance to cancel for a full refund.
  • For a short section, the bikes ride along Ocean View Boulevard is shared with cars; ramp up the pedal-assist as needed. It's a wide scenic road, with cars and bikes typically going about the same pace. Make sure you're comfortable riding at least 15 mph/24 kph. The bikes are governed to 20 mph/32 kph, but typically you're unlikely to reach full speed on this particular stretch due to slow-moving cars. Soon, the road narrows and you will get a full bike lane.
  • After Bird Rock, the bike lane again withers away through this scenic, curvy section. But by this point, most riders are comfortable riding the e-bikes 15—20 mph/24–32 kph with traffic.
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October 19, 2022

August 2, 2022

Vélo super qualité ! Balade fabuleuse sur le 17 miles drive Merci :))

July 8, 2022


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