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Vantigo San Francisco City Tour

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USD 65.00
2 travellers
Experience San Francisco on a half-day tour by Volkswagen bus, a classic California counterculture vehicle. Travel through 14 neighborhoods and see landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Coit Tower. Your guide will tell you about the city’s history, including the Gold Rush, the 1906 earthquake, the hippies of the 1960s, and the rise of Silicon Valley. Pick a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
  • See San Francisco's top sights from a fully restored vintage Volkswagen bus
  • Get photo ops of the Painted Ladies, Golden Gate Bridge, and more
  • Drive through the Castro, Haight-Ashbury, North Beach, and Chinatown
  • Hear about the city’s evolution from the Gold Rush to the present day
What to Expect
Head to a pickup point in Fisherman’s Wharf to step into the restored Volkswagen van. Cruise through distinctive neighborhoods including Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, the Presidio, Haight Ashbury, the Castro, and upscale Seacliff. Stop for photo ops at landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Legion of Honor, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, Palace of Fine Arts, Twin Peaks, and the Painted Ladies. Your guide shares commentary about the culture and sights of the city throughout the tour, and offers tips about places to visit on your own. You'll get a comprehensive overview and a fun ride all in one.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: 1300 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
2: 427 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Access to districts the large buses cannot go
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Coit Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Gate Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Twin Peaks
  • Entry/Admission - Painted Ladies
  • Children 0 to 4 require you to book a private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Recommended tip amount: $15-20 per passenger (tips make up a large chunk of tour guide income in the U.S!)
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 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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I live in San Francisco but took this tour with my friend visiting from out of town. You get to see all the best parts of San Francisco in a more intimate setting than you otherwise could. I rode in the VW Harvey and he was a gem! Definitely take this tour if you only have a
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This was an amazing experience. Chad and his trusty VW van, Harvey gave us a great tour which was most informative, interesting, comfortable and great fun. Chad even provided music to match each district we visited, which really helped to add to the experience. He's a great guy,
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We had a fantastic tour with Micah, he made the experience unforgettable. Really funny, with lots of info and tips for the rest of our stay in San Francisco. The best tour we could have asked for. Thanks!
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Excellent tour of San Francisco. We went to places in 3 hours we would never have seen. Tour guide Mike was very good and VW van was the best. Money well spent. Highly recommended. Also good in a small group.
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Mike was informative and entertaining. So was the VW bus! We could go to many areas that bigger buses were not allowed
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