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Discover Yosemite

Oakhurst, CA 93644
+1 559-642-4400
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Great Tour of Yosemite

Having a hire car and afraid of bad weather (mainly snow) we decided to pay a little extra and book... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nuttie710
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Camden, Australia
Tour Cancellation

Extremely disappointed. We booked this tour weeks ago during our honeymoon from Australia, and were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CandiceGeCa
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Offering Yosemite Tours departing from Oakhurst, Bass Lake and Fish Camp.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the bus” (51 reviews)
“our tour guide” (36 reviews)
“full day tour” (20 reviews)
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Oakhurst, CA 93644
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"the bus"
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"our tour guide"
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"full day tour"
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"great tour"
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"glacier point"
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"tenaya lodge"
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"el capitan"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"small bus"
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"mariposa grove"
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"take pictures"
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"booked this tour"
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"snacks and drinks"
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"full moon"
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"first time visitors"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having a hire car and afraid of bad weather (mainly snow) we decided to pay a little extra and book a tour of Yosemite, and glad we did. We were picked up at our motel by our guide in his bus and drove us to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed. We booked this tour weeks ago during our honeymoon from Australia, and were very excited to see Yosemite. We drove 7 hours to Oakhurst the day before the tour, only to find out that this company had cancelled our tour due to low...More

Thank CandiceGeCa
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YosemiteTourGirl, Owner at Discover Yosemite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do consider it very unfortunate when we have to cancel a tour. This only happens in the off season which is why the minimum policy is clearly stated in our brochure, on our website, when you book a reservation and on the confirmation. Unfortunately...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

No way could you see Yosemite in one day better than on this tour. Marsha picked us up at Tenaya Lodge at 7:30 am and gave us history and stories all day while driving the winding roads of the park. She knew all the places...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Probably the most amazing tour I have ever been on. We had Ranger Ralph as our tour guide and his witty stories and amazing Yosemite experience made the tour such fun and interesting. I wish there were 6 stars available for this company, I cannot...More

2  Thank Gerry M
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

My wife and I toured with Discover Yosemite and Guide, Marsha, last week. I'd been to Yosemite twice before and thought I'd seen it all, but this was my wife's first trip and I really wanted to leave the driving to someone else, especially having...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We nearly didn't take the tour because it is quite expensive an we had our own car. However, we were so glad that we did as I don't think we would have seen so much or enjoyed our day the way we did with Ranger...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Just spent a wonderful day with Glenn on the Discover Yosemite Tour. Friendly, informative, courteous. We had a great time and so glad we booked the tour. There was no way we would have been able to see what we saw and do what we...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I mistakenly booked this tour today for myself and my family. I assumed ,based on the reviews and the brochure, that it was to be a guided tour, however I was sorely misled. Basically , you are picked up in a mini bus and dropped...More

1  Thank markhemsley
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YosemiteTourGirl, Owner at Discover Yosemite, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

We are sincerely sorry that you did not enjoy your trip into Yosemite, however, you basically have described how we sell our tour. Our guide takes guests from sight to sight, narrating along the way and allowing people to explore areas on their own, rather...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This a great way to see some of the highlights of the park. No parking hassle plus lunch and snacks are provided. Saul was our guide for a full day tour and he was great. He talked about the park history during the drive that...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Awesome one day tour and avoided parking hassles, lunch waiting and general issues. Ralph had so many interesting factoids about the park and other areas where we were visiting. He never lost patience and drives those roads with confidence.

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jcarey79
24 July 2017|
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Response from shopper97531 | Reviewed this property |
We used discover yosemite and booked direct on their website. There are numerous pick up points. Our guide Marsha was great. There are lots of stops throughout the day and a packed lunch is included in the cost. The lunch... More
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Leslie H
15 February 2017|
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Response from YosemiteTourGirl | Property representative |
Hello Leslie, It is possible that Mariposa Grove will be re-opened when you visit. It is just at the estimated re-opening date. If not, you will see some individual Giant Sequoia on the tour. If you would like to see a Giant... More
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drcoan
19 August 2016|
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Response from mommybear487 | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at several places and there were bathrooms at most of them.
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