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San Francisco Experience City Tour from Fisherman's Wharf

Highlights
  • Tour San Francisco in style in a retrofitted cable car 
  • See the city’s main attractions in just a few hours 
  • Walking tour at key destinations included 
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San Francisco Experience City Tour from Fisherman's Wharf
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1:00 PM Deprture - San Francisco Experience - City Tour
USD 75.00
9:00 AM Deprture
9:00 AM Deprture - San Francisco Experience - City Tour
USD 75.00
Overview
A retrofitted and motorized cable car lets you explore San Francisco in classic style without the limited routes and long lines of the traditional cable cars. Get to all of the city’s major neighborhoods and attractions in just a few hours, stopping for closer looks at the Civic Center, Alamo Square, and Golden Gate Bridge. Guided commentary ensures an insightful trip, while blankets and refreshments keep you comfortable throughout.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at Fisherman’s Wharf, and set off on a tour of San Francisco's attractions in a classic-style cable car. Listen to commentary from your guide as you ride through North Beach, Chinatown, and Nob Hill en route to your first top at the Civic Center. Take a brief walk to admire the Beaux-Arts architecture of San Francisco City Hall.

Continue to Alamo Square for a walking tour past the Painted Ladies, and then head through Golden Gate Park and its surrounding residential areas. Hop off upon arrival at the Golden Gate Bridge for a brief presentation about its history and design.

After a drive through the Presidio and Pacific Heights, your tour concludes at its original departure point.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
UC Hastings Cable Car Tour

Wonderful experience. Curt and Joan were charming and engaging. The trip was very well planned and a lot of fun!

Thank Drew N
Reviewed 6 days ago
See the major sites & neighborhoods!

Our half-day tour was fantastic! We were driven to most (maybe all) of San Francisco's tourist-worthy sites, and got out to take photos at the Painted Ladies (so beautiful), City Hall (wow!), and Golden Gate Park. My favorite part was looking at the lovely Victorian...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour on Hornblower's Classic Cable Car

What a great day! Met the team of Curt and Joan from Hornblower's at Pier 35 at 9:00 am and we were off seeing the sights of San Francisco! It was a fun morning, stopping at City Hall, traveling through the streets of Haight Ashbury,...More

Thank campergirls
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! It was our honor to take you around the city we love so much! We hope to welcome you back on board again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GREAT WAY TO START YOUR VACATION IN SAN FRANCISCO!!

We were lucky enough to have Curt (tour guide) and Joan (driver) on our adventure through San Francisco. It was obvious to me and my family that they both loved their city. We did the 9am tour (which they said is less crowded) and I...More

Thank Michele S
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Michele - Thank you for exploring San Francisco on board a Classic Cable Car tour! We are happy to hear that Curt and Joan did an exceptional job taking you around the city while keeping the tour entertaining and fun. Please remember to come...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good tour, guide could be better

We had driver Chesley who was amazing and guide Curt who was nice but not as informative as he could have been. We got to see a lot of cool things. Curt took us inside City Hall, which was amazing, but we maybe spent too...More

Thank CCR1138
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for spending a day in San Francisco with us! We appreciate your review and feedback. We'll share your comments with our team and work on further improvements. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Eunice Y
12 August 2018|
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Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour started at 9 a.m. and lasted all day, so unfortunately, I don't know anything about the 1 p.m. tour or how easy it would be to get from the airport to the Fisherman's Wharf. I would call the Hornblower's Classic... More
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Helen J
11 August 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
I agree. I would call the company and ask. The tour begins and ends in the same place, so if you leave it behind (in a safe place) you can easily retrieve it.
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Lauren_Ram
1 August 2018|
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Response from Donna M F | Reviewed this property |
3 1/2 - 4 hours. It is a well put together tour, really enjoyed it.
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