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Very Educational, while taking in Beauty !

We are fortunate enough to be able to travel to Cambria frequently as we have family there. A... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
susan jay f
Great tour

This was a very interesting spot. Quite interesting to tour the area and hear the history. The... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Seattle, Washington
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15950 Cabrillo Hwy, Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We are fortunate enough to be able to travel to Cambria frequently as we have family there. A special treat was taking the tour of the light station with a docent by the name of Paul Kellett, who is there on Tuesdays. He is a...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was a very interesting spot. Quite interesting to tour the area and hear the history. The well informed tour guide (O'Neil) made it a real pleasure.

1  Thank jimbob51
Reviewed 5 December 2016

walk out to the light house from the beach... about 2 miles south, with stunning ocean views and grasslands

1  Thank Rick J
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were just looking for something to do before we left for home. First lighthouse visit and wont be last. Just amazing and our guide was so passionate area it was truly highlight of trip. This is a must.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a 2 hour tour. You will meet at the old Piedras Blancas Motel and drive over to the lighthouse as a group. You will still be traveling in your own vehicle. This is a guided walking tour that will include the tower and...More

5  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Piedras Point Lighthouse. The actual lighthouse is just a part of the 2 hour walk around the grounds with a docent explaining all of the flora and wildlife. Also some interesting buildings and of course, the lighthouse. The tour...More

1  Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The staging for visiting this attraction was time consuming. It's just your average historic type location, but the visit is highly regulated which makes it a bother. We had the time so we did it, but we're not lighthouse buffs, so...

2  Thank starsparkles
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Turns out you can't just show up here and look around. Everything is blocked off, and they don't even let you park by the road. You must arrange for the tour, I suppose, which meets at a specific time in the morning at an abandoned...More

3  Thank Cello12345
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We met the docents at 9:45 am at the Piedras Blancas Motel located 1.5 miles north of the light station on Highway 1. The fee of $10 per person was paid to the docents. Using our own vehicle, we followed the docents to the light...More

1  Thank Joanne Y
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This lighthouse was a must see on the list, however, it was not open at 9am on a Sunday when I visited, so just had to admire it from the road and the nearby hiking trails by the elephant seal habitat to the south. Look...More

1  Thank Oceandweller7
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7 September 2018|
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Response from Bigred4414 | Reviewed this property |
You best call and see. I don't think so.
6 June 2016|
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Response from Beach-Nana93402 | Reviewed this property |
They offer tours every day except Sunday & Wednesday. No reservations required. Visitors meet at 9:45 a.m. at the former Piedras Blancas Motel located 1.5 miles north of the light station on Highway 1. See their website for... More
30 January 2016|
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