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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour provided by San Francisco Tour Co.

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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

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Overview
Opt for a more comfortable ride around San Francisco on this small-group tour by luxury minivan. Enjoy illuminating live commentary from your onboard guide. This half-day sightseeing itinerary includes landmarks like Coit Tower, the Sutro Baths, Twin Peaks, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
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San Francisco
Beach St. & Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133, USAIn front of Hardrock Cafe there is a white loading zone for buses and vehicles. Please be there at least 10 mins before tour time. Tour leaves promptly at designated time. If you arrive earlier we suggest checking out the famous sea lions!
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  • 1
    Pier 39
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Telegraph Hill
    Pass by Little Italy
    Pass by North Beach
    Pass by Washington Square
    Pass by City Lights Booksellers
  • 2
    Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Haight-Ashbury
  • 3
    Painted Ladies
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Lombard Street
    Stop: 1 minute -
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    Pass by Marina District
    Pass by Fisherman's Wharf
    Pass by Chinatown
  • 5
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Lands End
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Presidio of San Francisco
    Pass by Grateful Dead House
    Pass by Twin Peaks
  • 7
    Fort Point National Historic Site
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Transamerica Pyramid
    Pass by Crissy Field
  • 8
    Alamo Square
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Legion of Honor
    Pass by The Castro
    Pass by Columbus Avenue
    Pass by Haight Street
    Pass by Hayes Valley
    Pass by Castro Theatre
  • 9
    Sutro Tower
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Golden Gate Park
    Pass by Cliff House
  • 10
    Sutro Baths
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Sentinel Building
    Pass by Golden Gate Park Windmills & Tulips
    Pass by Transamerica Redwood Park
    Pass by Dragon's Gate
    Pass by The Jimi Hendrix House
You'll end at
San Francisco
Beach St. & Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133, USAIn front of Hardrock Cafe there is a white loading zone for buses and vehicles. Please be there at least 10 mins before tour time. Tour leaves promptly at designated time. If you arrive earlier we suggest checking out the famous sea lions!
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Highlights
  • San Francisco minivan tour is perfect for first-time visitors
  • Guide shares live commentary on the city’s popular landmarks
  • Explore some of the city's most iconic sights
  • Numbers are limited for an intimate atmosphere
Important Information
Departure Point
Beach St. & Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • You must provide your own child seat and reserve a spot for the child
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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jackbry wrote a review Jun 2020
derby uk157 contributions88 helpful votes
Alas, C19 did not allow us to fly to SD and take this trip. We will re-book when possible. Brain has communicated with us very well. Seems one of the good guys to me.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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161Peach wrote a review Mar 2020
Bali, Indonesia122 contributions11 helpful votes
Brian is an excellent tour guide and knows a lot about San Francisco, we learnt so much! Highly recommend the tour, book directly through his website though as trip advisor takes something like 40% of the cost otherwise. Small groups of 5 people maximum so very intimate and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kristaz11 wrote a review Mar 2020
San Antonio, Texas3 contributions
Brian is full of knowledge and unique facts about San Fran. He can take you where buses cannot. So worth it, do not hesitate!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jay T wrote a review Mar 2020
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Fantastic tour, cannot recommend enough. Brian is a quality tour guide. He was punctual, well groomed, approachable, caring, with great attention to detail...but most of all extremely knowledgeable, being a local. We had 5 on the tour, he listened and got to know which
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Lucy P wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland30 contributions9 helpful votes
I can highly recommend this tour.It was fantastic.We took it at the beginning of our holiday to give us a good insight of where we would like to go back to later.Brian is a wonderful guide and very easy to get along with,He was punctual,friendly,full of interesting conversation
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: San Francisco Tour Co.
nickwidd
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Brian, the wealth of all knowledge and master guide.
What a tour! What a tour guide! Brian is such a legend. Well informed, chilled, relaxing. Made a week feel like a m
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MarkR3028
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City tour
Highly recommend you do this tour, Brian our guide was very knowledgeable and his humour was second to none
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KS8611
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Driving Tour of SanFran
What a grand way to begin a tour of San Francisco! We enjoyed the full tour with Brian; his knowledge and ability t
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Carolyn C
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Great way to Tour SF
Brian did a great job of showing the City of San Francisco and telling us tidbits of the history we'd not get anywh
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Missie44Wildcat
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San Francisco private tour by mini can
Brian, our personal guide to the city was nothing short of fabulous. We went to most neighborhoods, toured the high
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Daydream07176706729
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Best San Francisco Tour
The driver was friendly, knowledgeable, and fun to tour with. Learned and saw so much of the city. Enjoyed the snac
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674reinhardb
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Great Tour with great guide
The tour with Brian was really great and very infomative. We drove to places where other tours can not go. We had p
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Darrell P
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Wonderful guided tour of San Francisco!
This was our first trip to San Francisco. We decided to take this private tour to learn about the city and view th
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sharonbC3048DB
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Fantastic Tour
This 4 hour tour is not to be missed. Only five passengers in a very comfortable minivan make for an almost persona
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Andrea T
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Skip The Bus
It was a great decision to skip the big bus tour companies, and be able to see unique sights where only smaller veh
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Happiness36538981527
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The Best SF tour,
Amazing tour of San Francisco sharing an in depth knowledge of the town and each suburb. Small van allowing access
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Runnergirlx2
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Best And Most Comprehensive Tour Around!!!
We loved this tour! All of us had been to SF before except our daughter and we saw so many things we didn’t know ab
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Climber46294795929
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Great informative tour
I went on this tour with my 12 year old nephew. Both of us thought it was great. The guide was really informative,
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Wendy M
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Amazing tour!
We have taken many great tours in many cities, and this by far was one of the best! The guide: knowledgable, organi
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Greg R
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Do this first when visiting for the first time.
This is an excellent tour that hits nearly all the sites and neighborhoods in SF. The ability to get to other plac
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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