FAQ

Are we expected to tip?

We work hard to make this tour informative and worth your time.  We don't necessarily do the tour for gratuities, we just do it for the fun. However, the more gratuities we get, the more fun we can have!

Will you be offering tours on (fill in the date)? I don't see it on the website.

Tours should be available to book eight weeks in advance. If you don't see your date, please be patient and check back.

Where does the tour start and end?

The tour begins in front of the Pageant of the Masters/Festival of Arts and ends in Heisler Park. Heisler Park is approximately 1/2 mile from Pageant of the Masters/Festival of Arts on a direct path. Please keep this in mind when parking and walking back to your car at the end of the tour.

What should I bring?

We suggest a camera, water or beverage of your choice and perhaps cash to tip your guide.

How should I dress?

Dress to impress Mother Nature and wear comfortable walking shoes.

What if it rains?

You might get wet. Tours run rain or shine. If you choose to cancel, please do so on this website so that we aren't expecting you!

How long is the Laguna Beach Free Walking Tour?

The tour is approximately 1- 1/2 miles and takes two hours. We have a dozen stops to make and the walk is easy. There are stairs involved in this tour.

Is the tour wheelchair/stroller compatible?

Yes, the tour is mostly flat, although there are 66 steps we will ascend from Main Beach to Heisler Park. However, there is an alternative route to this part of the tour that will take you around the stairs without missing much of that part of the tour. Please email us at info.lbfwt@gmail.com to let us know if you'll have a stroller or wheelchair in your party.

Is there an age restriction?

No, If you are up for walking the 1-1/2 mile route, you can do this tour. There aren't many opportunities to sit down during the tour so keep that in mind!

Are there bathroom breaks?

No, however, we will pass a few bathrooms in the last half mile of the tour and you are always welcome to jump in line to use them and catch up with us afterwards!

Are private tours available?

Yes, please email us at info.lbfwt@gmail.com to reserve a day and time and for more information.

Where should I park?

There are several pay lots available in which to park all day and metered parking along South Coast Highway and Glenneyre Street as well as many cross streets throughout Laguna Beach. Metered parking has various time limits so read them carefully as parking limits are enforced. All parking meters accept quarters and credit cards. With a handicapped placard, metered street parking is free. Another option is the Mainline "blue shuttle bus" service which operates six days a week, year round. There is no service on Sundays.  Laguna Beach Trolley is another transportation option. Laguna Beach Travel Info app has a trolley tracker function for real-time trolley arrivals.