Venice Beach Private Tour in Venice, CA

Travel CuriousIn front of Menotti's Coffee stop, 56 Windward Ave.Venice, CA 90291
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Get an insider's look into one of America's iconic beach neighborhoods and explore all they offer during this Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach! This two and half hour private guided tour will have guests exploring the streets of Venice Beach like the locals do. As you finish the private walking tour, your guide will leave you to enjoy the West Coast's best ice cream at Salt & Straw.

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Duration: 2 1/2 hours.
  • The meeting place is in front of Menotti's Coffee Shop.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • You and our own professional guide.
  • Great for couples, family, foodies, and friends.
  • English-speaking local guides.
  • Finish the tour at Salt & Straw, a local ice cream shop.


from Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach
A day in Venice Beach sounds like the perfect way to spend a day, but its' complexity of culture and dizzying streets can leave one feeling lost. The best way to relax in all the neighborhood has to offer is through a private tour with a local. On your private walking tour of Venice Beach, you will:

-Meet your guide at Menotti’s Coffee Stop, a classic coffee shop with an old-school vibe.
-Immerse yourself in the laid-back beach culture of Venice, as you walk the quiet streets along the Venice Canals.
-Visit the famous Muscle Beach, with its exhibitionists, souvenir stands, and buskers.
-Experience the bustle of the Venice Beach Boardwalk, with its eclectic mix of surf shops, galleries, and eateries.
-Marvel at agile skaters with a visit to the Venice Skate Park.
-Gain insight into LA’s gentrification and the neighborhood revival of Venice Beach.
-Explore Venice’s bustling main street, Abbot Kinney, dubbed “The Coolest Block in America.”
-Finish the tour at Salt & Straw, a fabulous ice cream shop known for its unique gourmet flavors.

Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis – each neighborhood has its own unique culture, with residents coming from the four corners of the globe, making it a truly world-class destination. Venice has a healthy mix of old and new; the quintessential feel of both classic LA and ultra-modern sensibilities. Get an insider’s look into one of America’s iconic beach neighborhoods.

Your private tour will capture the melting pot that is Venice and discover that the history of this place is as fascinating as the people-watching. There is an ‘ethical business’ feel that resides here in Venice, where even the upscale has maintained the laid-back Californian vibe. A refreshing beverage is included along the route – you and your guide will decide when and where you want to stop and indulge. Your tour finishes at Salt & Straw, where your guide will leave you to enjoy the best ice cream on the West Coast.

- A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group
- An ice cream along the walk (1 per person)

- Hotel pick up/drop off
- Additional Food and drink
- Gratuities
- Transportation
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Frequently Asked Questions about Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach

Where is the meeting point for this Travel Curious tour?

You will be meeting your guide for the Private Walking Tour at Venice Beach, or as advised on your e-ticket. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.

How long is this tour?

The Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach is approximately 2.5 hours.

What does the tour include?

This tour includes a local English-speaking guide and an expertly guided walking tour. Travel Curious tours are all given in English, but numerous guides may speak other languages. Please call the number provided on your e-ticket to see if they can accommodate any special requests.

What will we see on the Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach?

You will be seeing and touring the following areas: (1) Venice Beach (2) Venice Canals (3) Abbot Kinney (4) Muscle Beach (5) Menotti's Coffee Shop (6) Venice Beach Boardwalk (7) Venice Statepark (8) Salt & Straw

Is transportation included?

This is a family-friendly, guided walking tour. Transportation is not included.

Is parking provided?

No, but multiple parking garages and street parking are available near the departure point.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?

This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness as most of the Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach will be spent walking. Accommodations can be made according to the needs of the guests.

What should I bring?

Bring your camera and cash for other purchases or gratuities (optional).

What should I wear?

Casual clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended.

Will there be other people on the tour?

This is a private walking tour, meaning it will just be you, your group, and your guide on tour.