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Head just a few hours south of San Francisco to the rugged cliffs of Big Sur. Spend six days along the coast hiking to picturesque viewpoints, lounging in hidden coves, dining atop majestic clifftops, and spotting wildlife by kayak. Allow us to secure sites at our favorite deluxe and off-the-beaten-path campgrounds as you sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. This trip is perfect as a family adventure, romantic getaway, relaxing vacation, or a hiker’s dream trip. Spend five nights under the stars in one of our Moterra campervans as we take the stress out of planning.
This itinerary is currently CLOSED for 2022, along with all other California itineraries. Additional capacity for this itinerary may be released, and will then be updated on this page.
Pick up your van in San Francisco, before driving south to Monterey Bay. Enjoy your afternoon exploring the charming and vibrant coastal town, wandering through Fisherman’s Wharf, dining on fresh seafood, and setting up a fire and s’mores at camp. Expect vista stops, wildlife spotting, beach combing, hiking, and more.
Continue south down Highway 1 into the heart of Big Sur. Expect stunning views around every turn as you weave your way through the clifftops, stop for photos along Bixby Bridge, relax on Pfeiffer Beach, hike to McWay Falls, and eat at cliff top restaurants.
Spend your final two days paddle boarding, kayaking, or surfing in Morro Bay. Look out for wildlife along coastal trails, hike through ancient volcanic rock features, and enjoy a your final few serene nights under the stars.
Our destination experts will work with you to personalize your trip with exciting activities, hosted by our professional outfitters, and managed and booked by Moterra. Note: activity fees are not included in the package itinerary fee.
$74 adult / $62 children
Join marine biologists on the water as you look out for whales, dolphins, seals, sea otters, and more! From January to March you’ll have a chance to spot Grey whales, whereas from April to December you can catch a glimpse of Blue or Humpback whales as they migrate up the coast!
$100-$125 per person
Take in incredible coastal views by horseback as you wind your way through sand dunes and along the water’s edge with panoramic views of the Pacific.
$75 per person
You can’t officially check Big Sur off your list without trying your hand at surfing! Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned surfer, Van Curaza Surf School has you covered with board rentals and great instructors. Lessons include a wetsuit, on-shore surfing basics, and time in the gentle waves of San Luis Obispo Bay.