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San Francisco Classic Fire Engine Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    Start time: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm
  • Duration
    90 minutes
Inclusions
  • Transportation in a fire engine
  • 90 minutes narrated tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Authentic fire gear to keep you warm
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Key Highlights

  • Explore San Francisco in a vintage fire truck
  • Cross the Bay to discover the special charm of Sausalito
  • Fabulous photo-opportunities
  • Authentic fire gear provided to keep you warm
  • Fun for all the family!
  • See iconic landmarks like The Golden Gate Bridge

Overview

See San Francisco in a completely new way from a seat on a magnificent vintage fire truck!

Be the envy of all passers-by as you drive along in the shiny red vehicle with its gleaming chrome. Enjoy magnificent views and photo-opportunities from the open-air seating.

The fully-narrated tour takes you from Fisherman’s Wharf through the Presidio, to Crissy Field and over the Golden Gate Bridge. Then it's on to Sausalito, a delightful village with magnificent views of San Francisco across the bay. Next, a photo stop at Fort Baker and then back over the bridge, through the attractive Union Street neighborhood and finally to the Cannery.

This is a small group tour which makes the experience that much more special. Real fireman’s jackets and helmets are provided. They not only keep you warm but make for great photos!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    90 minutes

  • Start time

    Start time: 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm

  • Meeting Point

    Tour departs from The Cannery in Fisherman's Wharf at 650 Beach Street at the foot of Columbus Avenue, middle of the block "Passenger Zone", San Francisco, CA 94133.
    Easy to reach by the Hyde Street Cable Car or the "F" Line vintage trolleys.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time for check-in. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    Fisherman’s Wharf

Itinerary

  • Your 90-minutes San Francisco Classic Fire Engine Tour departs from from The Cannery at Fisherman's Wharf at 650 Beach Street.

    After meeting your guide, you will board the Shiny Red 1955 Mack Fire Engine. Seating is in the open air, so authentic fire gear (jacket) is provided to keep you warm. The truck seats only 14 people so this is a small group tour, ensuring a much more personal experience

    Your guide will provide an entertaining commentary as you head from Fisherman's Wharf to the Presidio, a former military base, now a park and National Historic Landmark. You will see Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge.

    The tour crosses the Bridge so you can enjoy fantastic views of the Bay (in clear weather!). Hang on tight as it can sometimes be windy. On the other side of the Bay you get the chance to explore the quaint village of Sausalito. Admire the stunning views of San Francisco from Fort Baker before crossing back over the Bridge.

    Your return journey takes you through the delightful Union Street neighbourhood and the tour ends back at the Cannery.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in a fire engine
  • 90 minutes narrated tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Authentic fire gear to keep you warm
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

A parking garage is located directly across the street (can not accommodate oversize vehicles).

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.Maximum number of people on this tour is 14

Customer Reviews

  • Best fun you can have
    Wayne Couper, Australia 10/07/2013

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