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The Amazing Santa Monica Race

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The Amazing Santa Monica Race is part scavenger hunt, part reality show, part self-guided tour, part race and all fun. The Amazing Santa Monica Race is a competitive sight seeing tour where racers get to have a reality show experience, racing...more
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3126
Santa Monica
+1 310-922-4562
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Let me preface this with - we came in dead last and didn't finish. LOL...This was not their fault. We came into it believing it was going to be more like a scavenger hunt (which we had originally been going to go to in San...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We had a great time on the Race. The clues were challenging but fun and it was a great way to see the local sights. Would highly recommend it!

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Thank Angela H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had such a fun day! I learned so much about the Santa Monica and Venice areas that I probably wouldn't have ever known. Our team went in with the plan of having fun, not worrying about where and if we placed but we got...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lots of fun and we'll organized. Good challenges that really made us use the puzzle solving side of our brains.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

As someone who visits LA frequently, this was a great way to see things I had never seen and learn about the area. I loved the concept of the clues and puzzles because it kept me on my toes.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Planned a private race with my bridal party the day before my wedding and it was amazing! Everyone had such a great time and it was a definite highlight of the wedding weekend for our friends. Great bonding experience and a good way for people...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

It was sooo much fun!!! I did this with a group for my friend's 14th birthday! I would do this again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We love the TV show and were excited to try this out. We were not disappointed! We had fun figuring out the clues and running from clue to clue. We did have to get 1 hint, but still finished at 2:02pm in first place! A...More

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Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If I could give this 6 stars I would. We simply had a wonderful time. This adventure alone makes me want to go back to L.A. very soon and do another of this company's races. Well thought out, the clues are a challenge but not...More

Thank BSilverthorn
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Jeremy was our host and he showed us a great time. The race was a blast, the clues were challenging, emotions were had, and we had a great time! I highly suggest anyone looking for a fun day in Santa Monica to try out this...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Challenging clues, pretty well organized, got to see a lot of the area in one day! A lot of walking/running so be prepared!

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26 February 2015|
Response from Boaz H | Reviewed this property |
I think that if your kids enjoy games and riddles and puzzles then they'll have a great time trying it, just give them a chance to try to feel like they're helping.