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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour

From US$58.00
Highlights
  • See the best of San Francisco on a half-day bus tour
  • Cover more ground than by walking and skip the stress of public transit
  • Stop for photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge and other landmarks
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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour
From US$58.00
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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour departing at 9am and an hour-long cruise of San Francisco Bay & Aquarium of the Bay Admission
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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour departing at 9am
From US$58.00
9:00am Tour & Bay Cruise
San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour departing at 9am and an hour-long cruise of San Francisco Bay
From US$87.00
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Overview
Even if you have just a half day to spare, you can see San Francisco’s top sights on this guided bus tour. Travel in comfort from the windmills of Golden Gate Park to the Victorian mansions of Pacific Heights to the panoramic views of Twin Peaks. Put the guidebook down and let a driver and guide do the navigating. Upgrade to include a sightseeing cruise on the San Francisco Bay.
What to Expect
Choose from a morning or afternoon to suit your schedule, and get picked up from Union Square or Fisherman's Wharf in a comfortable bus. Head west toward Ocean Beach for a scenic drive through Golden Gate Park, where you can visit the Japanese Tea Garden (own expense) or simply stroll among the park’s museums and greenery.

See the Victorian and Queen Anne mansions that define San Francisco architecture, and travel along the historic Barbary Coast while hearing tales from California’s gold rush days. Admire the historic Palace of Fine Arts, snap panoramic photos from the top of Twin Peaks, check out one of America's original Chinatowns, and gaze at Alcatraz Island from Fisherman's Wharf.

For a waterside perspective on the City by the Bay, upgrade to include a 1-hour narrated San Francisco Bay cruise that takes you up close to the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Embarcadero waterfront.

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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tour Driver Dripping with Anti-LGBTQ Disdain

Gray Line must have heard other complaints about the driver we had, yet they allow him to continue to lead their tours. It was highly offensive. The tour itself was not all that informative either.More

Thank Suzanne G
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Suzanne, We deeply apologize for the inconvenience this has caused you. Your information has been forwarded to management and human resources, we do not accept this behavior from any of our employees. We want to reassure you that our mission is to provide excellent...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour of all the major sights!

We left on time, our driver was great, we got the full 3 hours, and our driver even dropped us off where we needed to be! Our driver asked us what we wanted to see and we got to see it! I would highly recommend...More

4  Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed 9 April 2018
Good for tourists

This was a great activity for a rain filled day. As a resident, it was an average trip. For a 1st time visitor, it was a great way to see most of the main neighborhoods in the city. We had a cute driver who sang...More

1  Thank marlenes854
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile
Great overview

This was a fantastic overview and orientation to San Francisco. Antonio, our guide and driver, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. There was even appropriate music for various areas. It was quite entertaining and we felt much better able to tackle the areas we wanted to...More

1  Thank Mary Lois M
Reviewed 1 March 2018
Great way to see San Francisco with limited time frame

Bus Driver picked us up at hotel, along with a few other hotel stops, and then on to the tour. Hocine, our driver and tour guide, did an excellent job maneuvering the bus through busy narrow streets while giving us tons of information about San...More

3  Thank Gord99_12
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Mayank B
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Response from marlenes854 | Reviewed this property |
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