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San Francisco City Tour With Optional Bay Cruise

Instant confirmation E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    City tour: 4 hours

    Bay cruise (optional): 1 hour

  • Start time

    City Tour:

    8:40am - From 478 Post St. San Francisco 94102 (Union Square Area)
    9am - From 2800 Leavenworth St & Jefferson St. 94133 (Fisherman’s Wharf Area)

    Bay Cruise is offered at different times depending on the season. Typical departure times:
    2pm / 4pm / 5pm / 6pm / 6:45pm

  • Meeting Point

    8:40am - From 478 Post St. San Francisco 94102 (Union Square Area)

    9am - From 2800 Leavenworth St & Jefferson St. 94133 (Fisherman’s Wharf Area)

    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point or selected San Francisco hotels

Key Highlights

  • The San Francisco sightseeing tour provides the perfect introduction to the city
  • Enjoy a 4-hour guided fully-narrated tour of San Francisco
  • Hop off the bus to see the sights
  • Breathtaking views of the city from Twin Peak
  • Photo stops at Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts & Land’s End Ocean Beach (Sutro Baths)
  • Comfortable air-conditioned buses
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Upgrade your tour to include a 1-hour bay cruise

Overview

Enjoy sightseeing in San Francisco, the city in the Bay, and the last stop on the American frontier before the country gives way to the mighty Pacific. This orientation coach tour will provide a perfect introduction to the city’s highlights.

Enjoy great views and visit famous attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Land’s End or Palace of Fine Arts.

Enjoy stunning views of the city from 1000 feet above sea level from the Twin Peaks. 

Traveling through the Golden Gate Park, admire the seasonal flower displays, look for bison grazing, and ride past windmills overlooking the Pacific. Learn about San Francisco’s early settlements, from Native Americans to Spanish missionaries and the frenzied days of the gold rush as you drive through the once infamous Barbary Coast. Then, see San Francisco’s iconic Victorian Homes as we take you through the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.

End the tour back at San Francisco's beautiful waterfront and take in the superb vistas of Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay.

You can upgrade your tour to include a 60-minute bay cruise past the famous Pier 39 sea lions and along the historic waterfront, revealing the city’s fascinating skyline. After you sail under the Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll circle Alcatraz Island and see every angle of this mysterious island. Other attractions include Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the west, and the magnificent skyline of San Francisco. The cruise has both indoor and outdoor seating with full narration describing major landmarks as you sail by them. 

Inclusions

  • Narrated bus tour of San Francisco with professional local guide.
    • Stops with Photo opportunities at: Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Twin Peaks & Land’s End Ocean Beach (Sutro Baths)
    • Comfortable air-conditioned buses
    • Bay cruise ticket (optional)

    Exclusions

    • Meals
    • Hotel transfers

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    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    For the San Francisco City Tour it is not possible to make a reservation for a specific departure time; seats are allocated on a first-come first served basis and therefore you are advised to arrive at least 20 minutes before your preferred start time.

    After City Tour Bus is completed customers will be dropped off at Pier 39 where they can get on the Bay Cruise (Blue & Gold Fleet Landing)

    Customers will have to make their way to their hotels after Bay Cruise. No Pick up or dropped off is offered.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

    Customer Reviews

    • 4
      Good tour if you have limited time
      07/01/2014 Daniel Teh, Australia

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