Welcome to Mendo Insider Tours and Transportation


Mendo Insider Tours and Transportation is a locally-owned company, and since 2012 has been specializing in intimate small group excursions to Mendocino County’s most unique and exclusive cultural and natural destinations, along with general transportation needs.

Join us for an off the chart experience with the Fine Art, Wine and Chocolate Tour, our panoramic Lost Coast Eco Tour, our family-friendly morning Bird “Safari” and Wild Edible Mushroom Tour. We also do Private Tours designed for or by you.
We strive to offer you a truly memorable and personal enriching Mendocino experience. Please check us out on TripAdvisor:

Art, Wine and Chocolate Tour for the Senses

What could be more alluring than fabulous fine art, excellent wines and delectable chocolates? Mendo Insider will take you with a small group of individuals to the home studios and workshops of top local artists along the Mendocino Coast. Along our journey we will enjoy scenic vistas ~Sip wine from local award winning and up-and-coming Mendocino County Wineries and indulge in fine local artisan made chocolate. Engaging, entertaining and educational... More

Lost Coast Eco Tour

The resident herd of Roosevelt elk will welcome us as we drop down the rugged road into the Usal Beach campground.This is our launching point to awesome coastline views, wooded precipice trails, isolated beaches, home to the California Black Bear, Cougars, Elk and flora abounding ,our Lost Coast tour…(More)




Mendocino Edible Wild Mushroom Tour

Too much rain can literally dampen a lot of outdoor fun, but it does have one major side benefit: mushrooms sprouting everywhere! Here in Mendocino, where most of us like to cook and eat almost as much as we like to play outdoors, hunting edible mushrooms is one of our favorite excuses for getting outdoors and having fun. With our expert guide, let us take you to our favorite “shrooming” spots, where you will learn to discern some relatively easily identifiable edibles in our area.(More)



Family-Friendly Bird “Safari”

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Birdwatching – the fastest growing outdoor activity worldwide. It’s a fun and enjoyable hobby once you learn the basics, and with our enthusiastic birding guides, this 2.5 hour tour is a great introduction for youngsters and adults…(More)



Mendo Insider Tours strongly supports and encourages responsible and sustainable tourism. We are proud to say that we offset our vehicle emissions through an organised carbon-offset program by Terrapass.com.