Rides for people who just want to get in these cartoon-like cars, have fun, and drive!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All experiences include:
- Training on how to operate the mini-cars
- Professional, friendly, and knowledgeable guide(s)
- Bottled water for each person
In addition, Tours may include:
- Continental Breakfast (Sunrise Tour)
- Admission to: Merry-go-round, train ride, or Disney Barn
*See individual Tour pages for details*
Meeting locations vary but are all north of Griffith Park within minutes of Universal Studios, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, ABC, NBC, Warner Bros Studios, Bob’s Big Boy, and Walt Disney Studios.
- 3 miles from Universal Studios
- 5 miles from Burbank Airport
- 6 miles from Hollywood Blvd
- 10 miles from Downtown Los Angeles
- 25 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Your specific meeting spot will be sent to you in your confirmation email after booking.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your start time.
Our tours and rides do depart on time.
Make sure you allow for extra driving time to get to the meeting spot as everything you have heard about LA traffic is true, it’s sometimes really slow moving. Because of this, GPS and map program estimated driving times might not be accurate. Plan accordingly so you don’t miss your tour or ride.
We offer a wide variety of start times for your convenience, from before sunrise to late afternoon.
Refer to the online calendar below for the most accurate and up-to-date times.
Private experiences are booked on a case-by-case basis. They can be arranged by calling us at (818) 687-2668.
We thought you’d never ask!
Bring yourself, your friends, and your family!
Don’t forget your co-workers, boss, or anyone you know that wants (or needs) to have a FUN time!
On the day of your adventure, bring your valid drivers license and sunglasses or eye wear.
Other suggested items include sunscreen, chapstick, camera, cell phone, light hoodie or jacket depending on the weather, and cash for souvenir shopping and gratuity for your guides to thank them with a tip.
Scoot Tip #1: It’s going to be a sunny day so if you plan on applying sunscreen, do so before you arrive.
Scoot Tip #2: To be able to take those great pictures to post on #Instagram & #Facebook, be sure to fully charge your batteries on your cell phones and cameras.
Please keep in mind that tips and gratuity are not included at all.
To give a special thanks to your guides, show them your appreciation with a tip. They are always very grateful! 🙂
Great question! There are 2 main differences:
- Length of Time – Sightseeing Tours are much longer than Rides. Tours are 2 hours or more while Rides are one hour hour or less.
- Type of Experience – Rides are mainly a driving experience. Tours combine driving & time exploring sights outside of the mini-car.
Tours: To really get to know an area, you need to explore it! Our Sightseeing Tours are longer in length and allow you plenty of time to get out of your Scoot, hear information on local history, and have time on your own to explore, take pictures, and walk around famous LA areas. Tours are the perfect combination of sightseeing and Scoot driving all in one!
Rides: If you’re looking for a shorter adventure focused mainly on the fun of driving these Scoots, then a ride might be more your style. You stay in the Scoot the entire time, except to switch drivers with your guest if you want to.
On our Tours, you will see top tourist sights in LA such as: The Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory, Warner Bros. Studios, Disney Animation Studios, The LA Zoo, and many more!!
We offer different tours and rides to meet your needs so you can choose a scooting experience that matches up with your schedule and the sights you want to see.
Visit our Tour and Rides page to learn more.
Once you’ve picked your activity, reserve your Scoot and get ready to have a great time driving these super cute mini-cars and exploring LA in the most fun way possible!
Both options are great even for locals.
When you’re looking for fun things to do in LA, you’ve definitely come to the right place!
Our tours are designed for tourists as well as locals! You will have fun and create new experiences at places that may be very familiar to you and learn hidden facts that you never knew about the area. It’s always a good time when you’re a tourist in your own town. #touristinmyowncity
If you have less time, a lot of locals really enjoy our adventure rides. They are a simple, inviting way to experience driving in these fun vehicles. In fact, many locals find it so much fun that they return many times.
Bring your friends, family, co-workers, or date and come have an adventure to remember!!
Scooting is the new way to experience LA!
Bored of the same date ideas? Then be sure to check out our Romance Packages or book a Sunrise Tour by calling us directly. These options will surely make your date special!!
Scoot Tip: Tours are a great option when you have out-of-town visitors in town looking for group activities in Los Angeles!
We love to have people join us from all over the world!!
As long as you have at least one driver that has a valid international drivers license per reserved vehicle, you can come scooting with us! Drivers must be at least 21 years old. Passengers must be at least 7 years old. All drivers must be able to communicate in English.
Joyrides are 15 minute rides with great mountain views.
Adventure Rides are 1 hour rides driving on street roads, through Griffith Park, and by famous studios.
Tours range from 2.5 to 3.5 hours and include the best sightseeing options to explore LA’s top-rated destinations, learn the history of the area, with plenty of time to have fun scooting!
Click here to see all our Tour and Ride Options
*Note: Duration times are approximate & may fluctuate due to traffic on the roads, popularity of sights we are visiting, driving speeds, etc.
Yes, to see the sights, tours do require mild walking.
In most cases this means walking through a flat or an uphill parking lot or sidewalk to reach the destination.
We do park as close as we can to each sight, so there’s no need to break out your hiking boots or mountain climbing equipment for any of our activities.
Please call us if you would like more specific details.
We don’t cart bus-loads of people around.
At Sunny Day Scoot, we keep our eperiences small & intimate so that you get the personal attention that you deserve! Typically, you are joined by a few other people like yourself out to have a great time! However, depending on scheduling, you may actually have the luxury of a private tour at no additional cost to you!
Maximum group size: 10
POLICIES & WEATHER
- No experience needed
- Drivers: Must be 21 or older with a valid drivers license, international drivers license accepted – Every mini-car that you reserve must have at least one driver
- Passengers: Minimum age is 6 years old
- Due to the custom nature of the vehicles: Weight limit is 250 pounds per person, weight limit for (2) people in the same vehicle is 400 pounds (no exceptions)
- Maximum height is 6’3″ when riding with a passenger
- All participants must be in good physical health and sign waiver
- Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language
- All participants must follow Sunny Day Scoot safety instructions at all times
- No racing, passing, or bumping of Scoots
In order to participate, you must be in agreement and understand the above driving criteria.
Scoot Tip: We will be in the sun so make sure that you are hydrated. Drink plenty of water before you come. Our guides will provide you with bottled water during your experience.
*Let your guides know immediately if you have any conditions that may impair your driving or you being a passenger.*
At Sunny Day Scoot, we love our Sunny Days!
However, we may run activities when it’s wet though we do our best to avoid the rain. On the rare occasion that we do have to cancel due to rain or bad weather, we will contact you via phone, text, and/or email at least one hour before your scheduled activity to let you know. We will do our best to reschedule with you. If that is not possible, we will issue you a gift card for the value of your purchase or a full refund, whichever you prefer!
Scoot Tip: Make sure we have your accurate phone number and email address (especially if you are traveling) so team members know how to reach you on the day of your Scoot adventure in case of bad weather.
International phone number? No problem. You can provide the name, phone number, and room number of the local hotel you will be staying at. Also be sure to check the email that you provided with your booking; as that may be the only way we can reach you if you are not at your hotel.
Yes. Before starting your experience, you will be required to sign a waiver in order to participate.
If you have members of your party that are under 18, a parent or their legal guardian will need to be present to sign a waiver on their behalf.
All participants must be able to read, write, and understand the English language.
Due to the nature of our activities, no service animals or pets of any kind are permitted.
For the safety of the animals as well as the other drivers on the road, there will be no exceptions made for any reason.
There is absolutely no smoking at all before, during, or after any activities or while with Sunny Day Scoot.
Scoot Tip: Much of the land we drive by and visit is in forest fire risk zones.
We do offer 3-Day or 7-Day cancellation protection for purchase at the time of your booking.
Click Here for the full policy details.
There are no cancellations for the Hollywood Tour.
Gift Cards can be transferred or gifted to anyone.
RESERVATIONS & GROUPS
Our prices vary so you can find an option that fits your level of fun.
Joyrides = $22 per person
Adventure Rides = $65 per person
Tours range from $140 – $155 per person.
Double Occupancy: Prices are based on double occupancy. Each vehicle (Scoot) fits two people. Double occupancy means that two people ride in and can drive each Scoot. Unlike other scooters that only fit one person at a time, with Sunny Day Scoot, you and your guest are both part of the experience together!
Scoot Tip: What sets us apart from our competition is that this is a social experience. Bring your date, your best friends, your favorite group of co-workers and come have an interactive scooting adventure!
Now that you’re ready to say yes to fun, you can reserve online using our interactive real-time calendar or call us at 818-687-2668.
Payments are taken at the time you reserve and we accept all major credit cards.
All of our scooting activities need to be prearranged and completely paid for, in advance, by either calling us or by booking online.
We do not take any payments in person.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
In order for you to reserve your own mini-car, you would need to pay the double occupancy price.
Believe us when we tell you, it’s great to bring a guest and make this a social experience, but if you want to have a Scoot of your own and drive the entire time as it IS that much fun, you are more than welcome to reserve your very own Scoot.
Scoot Tip: Our online booking system does require passenger information when reserving your Scoot. To avoid any confusion, please type “Individual” as your guest’s name and choose “Small” for the guest helmet size preference.
Yes! We love working with groups of all types and sizes including friends, families, community organizations, and businesses. We run our rides and tours with a small number of Scoots in order to keep them personal and fun, even when working with larger groups.
Groups under 10 can choose from our normal tour and ride options by clicking here.
Groups of 11 and more, please visit our Group Options page for more details and contact us directly with any additional questions and to reserve!
You are more than welcome to book multiple Scoots when using our online booking system. Scoots booked directly online are based on double occupancy pricing.
*See question #4 under Reservations & Groups above on how to book a Scoot if you have an odd number in your group such as 3, 5, 7, etc.
Depending on the size of your group and our availability, our team may be able to offer special pricing for groups with uneven participants. If this pertains to your group, feel free to call.
DRIVING & SAFETY
Yes, the State of California does require a valid drivers license to operate a moving vehicle and drivers must be at least 21 years of age. International drivers license ok. All drivers must be able to communicate in English.
Eye protection is not required by law although it’s no fun to get ‘a fly in your eye’.
So for safety, we do strongly suggest eye protection as we are driving around in open cars.
Scoot Tip: Our favorite type of eye protection… sunglasses, as it’s almost always a Sunny Day in LA.
Yes! Safety is always our first priority at Sunny Day Scoot!
It’s also the law in California so helmets must be worn on every scooting activity.
Scoot Tip: We will provide you with helmets that are super light so you might even forget you’re wearing one. Plus, wearing a helmet will make you look super adventurous in your pictures, so get ready to show them off on Instagram! To determine your preferred helmet size click here.
Yes! Safety is our top priority so we only do things that are safe and legal. Your Scoot has many safety features such as seat belts, roll bars, and turn signals. Click here for a link to our safety page.
The mini-cars have only hand controls so they are very user-friendly.
Please contact us directly at 818-687-2668 for more details before you reserve to make sure we can accommodate your special needs.
Sunny Day Scoot is committed to the communities in which we are located. We love being able to share our joy and help out anywhere we can. Feel free to contact us about any opportunities and community events in which you would like our participation.
Want to partner with us? To advertise your business, next movie, or local event on the side of our cars or on our website, email us at [email protected]
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