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Enjoy the ultimate LA sightseeing experience with our Explore Ticket, which includes our exclusive Celebrity Homes & Lifestyle convertible minibus tour and a 2-day ticket for our open-top, double-decker Los Angeles sightseeing bus tour and a guided walking tour through the famous TCL Chinese Theatre!
Please note: at checkout, you will select your Big Bus Celebrity Home & Lifestyle Tour date and time via a calendar. Please note that after purchase you will need to log in to our Booking Portal to select the date and time for your Big Bus Tour.
The Celebrity Homes Tour
See how Hollywood A-Listers live.
Our Celebrity Homes Tour takes you on a bespoke journey into the exclusive world of Hollywood royalty. Enjoy a brush with fame as you pass the luxurious homes of stars from film, TV and music, including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Walker, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Kylie Jenner and many more. Explore elegant neighborhoods like the Hollywood Hills, Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive, and enjoy a stop at the Universal Overlook for picturesque views of the San Fernando Valley and Universal Studios. Along the way, you'll see dozens of recognizable film and television filming locations, and landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory and more.
Celebrity Homes Tour Driver-Guides
Get the inside scoop from our on-board experts
Our Celebrity Homes Tour driver-guides are zipcode pros, with insider knowledge about the luxurious homes of L.A.'s rich and famous, from A to Z-list. As they drive you around exclusive neighborhoods like the Hollywood Hills, Mulholland Drive and Beverly Hills, they'll point out celebrity homes, hangouts and hotspots, while sharing scandalous stories and facts about celebrities and the places where they work, live and play.
Celebrity Homes Tour Schedule
Departures, tour duration and more
Our 2-hour Celebrity Homes Tour operates daily, with departures at 11:00am, 1:30pm and 4:00pm. Extra departure times may be added seasonally. Hop on at Stop #1, the Big Bus Visitor Center at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard. As part of the online booking process, you will need to select your tour date and time during checkout. On the day, please arrive at our Visitor Center at least 30 minutes in advance of your chosen tour start time. Present your booking confirmation to one of our staff members in exchange for your ticket. Please note: seats on our tours are allocated on the day on a 'first-come, first-served' basis.
Celebrity Homes Tour: Important Info
Know before you go
Food, open drinks, smoking, and animals are not permitted on the tour, and the minibuses cannot accommodate wheelchairs or strollers. Refunds cannot be issued to guests who are late, missed their tour, or did not like the seats available at the time of boarding. Passengers should remain seated at all times during the tour. Guests who fail to follow this rule may be asked to exit the vehicle and Big Bus Tours will not be held liable or responsible for any costs which are incurred as a result of this. If you have any questions about your reservation or need to make any changes, please speak to one of our friendly customer service agents via Live Chat (red button in bottom-right of screen).
Hop on, Hop off
Discover Los Angeles at your own pace.
Our hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour gives you the freedom to explore your way. You can hop on and off the bus at any of our designated Big Bus stops, as many times as you wish on all of the offered routes. All located near Los Angeles' best attractions, you're free to delve deeper into the city at your own pace. Simply rejoin the tour when you're ready. Or, alternatively, you are very welcome to stay on board for the entire tour and let us take you for a scenic spin of the city.
Available in 3 languages on our bus tours.
Enjoy fun facts about Los Angeles with pre-recorded commentary available on all our buses. Languages include: English, Spanish, Mandarin. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver. Please note that partner attractions may not offer commentary in other languages.
TCL Chinese Theatre Walkling Tour
Discover the history of Hollywood's most famous movie palace.
This ticket includes admission to a 30-minute walking tour of the TCL Chinese Theatre! Discover the history of the cinema palace with stories and fun facts from the theatre's beginnings through to today, ranging from Hollywood premieres to celebrity hand-print ceremonies in the Forecourt of the Stars. Simply present your ticket voucher at the tour kiosk (located at the entrance of the theatre at 6925 Hollywood Blvd) in exchange for a ticket for the next available tour. Tours begin at 9:30 daily.
Bike Rental Offer
Discover Santa Monica on two wheels with Unlimited Biking.
Rent a bike for one hour with Unlimited Biking and get an additional hour FREE or $5 off a bike tour. Rental includes bike, helmet, basket, lock, roadside assistance and an illustrated map featuring key routes and attractions. Bike rental is $10 an hour per person. Bikes are to be collected and dropped off at Unlimited Biking Santa Monica (1431 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90401). On arrival please present your ticket (issued by BBT staff member), your passport or ID card, and a credit card. Please note: all guests must be able to ride their own bike. No guest under the age of 18 will be supplied with a bike without the consent of an accompanying adult (18+).
2 Routes to Explore
Covering all the best bits.
Hop on the Hollywood Loop and let us show you around the playground of the rich and famous. Hop off to selfie in front of the Hollywood Sign and shop on Rodeo Drive. Then take our Beach Loop for a more laidback tour of the city. Hop off to take a dip at Venice Beach or ride the historic carousel at Santa Monica Pier.
See all the Top Landmarks
Take in the top-deck views with Big Bus.
With 12+ stops, our Big Bus Los Angeles tour has been mapped out to show you all of the city's famous sights. Landmarks include the Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive and Capital Records to name just a few.
Free Mobile App
Now with live bus arrival times!
Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our new live bus arrival times feature shows you exactly where the bus is along the route, along with an ETA for your nearest stop! This gives you the freedom to make the most of your time exploring. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, stop images, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with the Big Bus Tours App!
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Fully Flexible Bus Ticket
You can change your bus tour date for free!
This bus tour ticket is fully flexible, which means you can change your bus tour date to another date for free! To change your bus tour date, please contact us to speak to our friendly Customer Service team. To learn more, visit our Flexible Tickets page.