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On this San Francisco tour, drive down the very steep and crooked Lombard Street, and around neighborhoods such as the Mission, the Castro, and North Beach without worrying about getting around or parking. Venture down streets other bigger bus tours can’t go, and get in the loving spirit the City by the Bay is well known for as you spot famous musicians’ homes while listening to classic 1960s songs.
- Tour San Francisco with a guide who knows the quickest ways around traffic
- This ’70s-era VW bus travels on streets that larger buses can’t go down
- Hear stories about famous musicians and artists who lived in San Francisco
- Your guide knows the best place to get a photo op at the Golden Gate Bridge
- Easy-to-find meeting spot at Fisherman’s Wharf for your convenience
What to Expect
This groovy San Francisco tour meets at Fisherman’s Wharf. Once you greet your guide, hop aboard a ’70s-era VW bus, complete with shag carpet, beaded curtains, and hippie vibes. Your tour bus can hold up to only six passengers, so it’s an intimate experience with lots of personalized attention. As you ride through San Francisco’s colorful neighborhoods such as Chinatown, North Beach, the Mission, and the Castro, your guide tells you all about the city’s history and culture. Drive down Lombard Street and pass the homes of famous musicians such as Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Learn about the city’s past and present during this guided tour as you rock out to classic 1960s songs in between your guide’s fun facts. Your tour also stops at the Golden Gate Bridge for a photo opp of one of the world’s most famous bridges. Your San Francisco tour ends back at Fisherman’s Wharf.
2899 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Returns to original departure point
- Professional Driver/guide
- Fully narrated tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Minimum number of 2 people applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- A maximum of 6 people per booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- While not wheelchair accessible, that doesn’t stop us from helping out with folding a wheelchair and placing it in the back. So come and have fun!
- Tips - Yes please and thank you! It is customary for those of us who work in the service industry to expect to earn gratuity in order to meet living standards. Usually is 15%-20% of your total purchase or at least $10 per person. Thanks in advance!
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We took this tour a few months ago and my review is long over due. What a fun trip this was. Because the van is small, they take you to some great spots that the big tour vehicles can’t do. Alfred was our driver, our DJ, our comedian and of course our very informative guide.…
Date of experience: September 2019
Our driver was very personable and funny - with loads of information about the city and the sites. This is a great way to see the highlights and then decide where you want to come back and spend more time. Totally "groovy" interior - felt like I was back in high school with…
Date of experience: November 2019
Terrible terrible customer service! They say if you cancel within 24 hours you’ll get a full refund. That’s not true. We canceled over a month ago. For over a month we’ve been Asking for our $500 back. They refuse to answer our emails, phone calls or Facebook messages. They’re…
Date of experience: May 2020
This was the best tour in San Fran.Every one, only 5 of us fit in and all get a window seat. The big buses can't go up Lombard St anymore. Its the Crocked Street but this vehicle can. Its definitely worth the trip. We also went under the Golden Gate bridge, out to South Beach…
Date of experience: October 2019
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By: San Francisco Love Tours
Hippie love tour
Tyler was our driver. He was very knowledgeable about San Francisco. I found him very patient and willing to take m…
What a great way to see SF
What a brilliant afternoon with our funny and informative driver Nick. Would highly recommend this tour to get to k…
Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair
HIGHLY recommend the Love Tour of SF. Nick, our guide, hit all the hot spots including photo ops of the Golden Gate…
Christmas Lights Tour
So much fun! We weren’t sure what to expect but whatever it was would have been insufficient. From the decked out h…
Live in the 60s a while!
Great idea for our family of 6 (max)! Judith was an authentic 60s guide with extensive details on area attractions.…
We did a Love Night Tour with Tyler and it was an amazing tour! He was extremely knowledgeable and a great conversa…
This is a fun small group tour in a fab VW bus and a total 60's vibe. We got to go down streets that most tour buse…
San Francisco Love tour
Nick was absolutely fantastic!!! He was the best!!! Very knowledgeable!Thanks again Nick! Turned my sad day into a …
Thank you Tyler, for the great tour. DO THIS FIRST TOUR FIRST!
What a fun tour this was. Seeing San Francisco at night in a VW van was a great tour guide. We listened to 60s and …
So much fun and more intimate than a bigger bus
I read the reviews before booking and had high expectations and it lived up to them. Our guide was fun and interes…
DO THIS TOUR FIRST!
I can't tell you how much we enjoyed this tour! I had planned to do it on Day 3 but the hubby insisted we do it fi…
Great tour. Tyler was a blast.
Great way to hit the highlights of San Francisco. Tyler was so much fun. Only caveat is they should alternate seat…
Simply a must if visiting San Francisco
I booked the Love bus for our family holiday and it lived up to everything I hoped it would do. What a fantastic e…
Great tour with great host/driver
We did the 4 hour private tour with Judith as our driver / guide. She did an exceptional job maneuvering the manua…
Great Tour and a Must Do!
For me this was somewhat of an emotional tour as my mother lived in the marina district and lost everything in the…
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