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Experience a thrilling segway tour of the La Brea Tar Pits, adding an extra layer of excitement to exploring this ancient site. Glide effortlessly through the park, learning about the fascinating history of the tar pits and the creatures that once roamed these lands from your knowledgeable guide. With smooth controls and exhilarating freedom, a segway offers a fun and accessible way to experience the La Brea Tar Pits, covering more ground in less time than a traditional walking tour. Discover the captivating history of the pits, from their formation tens of thousands of years ago to the ongoing excavation efforts that continue to unveil new discoveries. Beyond their scientific significance, the tar pits hold cultural importance for Los Angeles, serving as a testament to the region's rich natural history. Today, the La Brea Tar Pits and adjacent George C. Page Museum provide visitors with a chance to explore this prehistoric world through interactive exhibits and ongoing excavations, ensuring that their legacy endures for generations to come.

Price:
$149.00

DURATION:

Approx. 2 Hours.

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Embarking on a thrilling segway tour of the La Brea Tar Pits adds an extra dimension of excitement and enjoyment to the experience. Picture yourself gliding effortlessly through the park, the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, as you explore this ancient site in style. Unlike traditional walking tours, a segway tour allows you to cover more ground and see more sights in less time, making it the perfect way to immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the tar pits. With your knowledgeable guide leading the way, you'll zip past bubbling asphalt seeps and towering sculptures, all while learning about the incredible creatures that once roamed these lands.

The segway's smooth, intuitive controls make it easy for anyone to master, ensuring that even beginners can enjoy a seamless and exhilarating ride. Whether you're young or old, an experienced rider or a first-timer, the segway offers a fun and accessible way to explore the La Brea Tar Pits with ease. But perhaps the greatest thrill of all is the sense of freedom and adventure that comes with cruising through the park on two wheels. As you navigate the winding pathways and open spaces, you'll feel a sense of exhilaration unlike any other, as if you're truly journeying back in time to explore a world long forgotten.

So, why not add a dash of excitement to your visit to the La Brea Tar Pits with a segway tour? Whether you're seeking a unique adventure, a fun day out with friends and family, or simply a break from the ordinary, a segway tour offers an unforgettable way to experience this iconic landmark in all its glory. The La Brea Tar Pits, nestled in the heart of Los Angeles, boast a captivating history that stretches back tens of thousands of years. These pits have served as natural traps for unsuspecting creatures, preserving an astonishing array of fossils and artifacts from the Ice Age to the modern era.

Originally formed over tens of thousands of years, the pits were once asphalt seeps from petroleum deposits deep within the earth. These sticky pools ensnared countless animals, ranging from mammoths and saber-toothed cats to dire wolves and giant sloths. As these creatures became trapped, their remains sank into the tar, where they were remarkably well-preserved by the anaerobic conditions.

The discovery of these fossils began in the late 19th century when excavations unearthed an astonishing wealth of Ice Age specimens. Paleontologists and archaeologists have since meticulously unearthed and studied these remains, piecing together a vivid picture of prehistoric life in the region.

One of the most intriguing aspects of the La Brea Tar Pits is their ongoing excavation. Despite over a century of exploration, new discoveries continue to emerge, shedding light on previously unknown species and behaviors. Additionally, the pits have provided valuable insights into ancient ecosystems and the interactions between predators and prey.

Beyond their scientific significance, the La Brea Tar Pits hold cultural importance for the city of Los Angeles. They stand as a testament to the region's rich natural history and serve as a reminder of the ever-changing landscape that has shaped the area over millennia.

Today, the La Brea Tar Pits and adjacent George C. Page Museum offer visitors a chance to explore this prehistoric world through interactive exhibits, guided tours, and ongoing excavations. As a living laboratory of natural history, the pits continue to captivate and inspire scientists and visitors alike, ensuring that their legacy endures for generations to come.

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Tour Details

PRICE:

$149.00 per guest.

TOUR LOCATION:

The La Brea Tar Pits, Wilshire Blvd, The Miracle Mile, Museum Row, and More.

WHEN:

Offered Hourly and Daily, Upon Request.

WEATHER:

Takes place in most weather conditions.

MEETING LOCATION:

Our office located at:
1080 S. La Cienega Blvd. #108
Los Angeles, CA 90035

MORE INFO:

Please contact us for any additional information at 1-323-968-6651.

TOUR DURATION:

Approx. 2 Hours.

WHO:

This is a semi-private tour with the option to upgrade to a private experience when booking.

# OF GUESTS:

Any group size can be accommodated.
Solo travelers are welcome to join us.
To confirm the tour, we need 2 guests signed up.

WHAT TO WEAR:

Comfortable clothing and shoes.

Warm layers are suggested for the fall and winter months. Light gloves and a winter cap are also recommended when it is cold outside.

WHAT TO BRING:

Please bring yourself ready for an awesome time!

CANCELLATION POLICY:

No cancellations or refunds within 7 days of your tour date.

The La Brea Tar Pits Segway Tour Includes:


  • A safety briefing and training

  • A brief history explanation of Wilshire Boulevard & The Miracle Mile

  • The Flynt Building

  • The Saban Theatre

  • Johnie's Coffee Shop

  • The La Brea Tar Pits

  • George C. Page Museum

  • The Urban Lights Exhibit

  • A section of The Berlin Wall

  • The Peterson Auto Museum

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • The Oscars Museum

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

  • The Petersen Automotive Museum

  • May Company Building (now part of LACMA)

  • Museum Row

  • Admission to the museums is not included, we pass by them

  • And much much much more....

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