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San Francisco City Tour

  • 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
San Francisco City Tour
From US$ 85.00
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2:00pm DepartureMost Popular
3.5 Hour San Francisco City tour departing at 2:00 PM
From US$ 85.00
9:00 am Departure
3.5 Hour San Francisco City tour departing at 9:00 AM
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1:00pm Departure
3.5 Hour San Francisco City tour departing at 1:00 PM
From US$ 85.00
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.
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.
Reviews (154)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent three days in San Francisco while my husband was at a conference so needless to say I was by myself the whole day. I booked a tour with Vantigo and it was really amazing! The van is really comfortable and you can pretty...More

Thank Kiwimimi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent Tour brought to life by tour guide Chad

This was an excellent tour brought to life by Chad our tour guide who clearly loved showing the city. Our VW van, Harvey, was skillfully driven by Chad who brought every nook of the city to life and rounded out the experience with periodic music...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YBF1234
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Everyone should take this tour!

Micah was a lot of fun, the music was awesome, and we were able to see all the highlights of San Francisco in just a few hours--

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scenic39294831072
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for supporting our small company and touring around San Francisco! Glad you had a great time with us for a couple hours. If there is anything we can improve upon just let us know. -Erik-

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile
Vantigo city tour

Take this tour! Very informative and fun! Our tour guide, Micah, was top notch! I would recommend taking this tour at the beginning of your stay for there are a lot of great suggestions regarding activities and food given along the way!

Thank sheinle1212
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Stoked that you had a great time and liked the recommendations. Hope the rest of your time in San Francisco was a blast. Cheers! -Erik-

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile
Best tour I have ever attended

I was just for a few days in San Francisco and tried to see all the spots. This tour was amazingly great. ...because of all the information that was offered. ...because of the great guide. ...because of the small group size and the great people...More

Thank bjb2015
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Love me some bullet points! Thank you for summing us up in a nut shell and touring around San Francisco. Hope the rest of your time in San Francisco was amazing -Erik-

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17 November 2018|
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Response from Guide814919 | Reviewed this property |
I went on morning tour so no one was drinking. I don’t see any reason why you couldn’t. Suggest you call Vantigo and ask them
Mike F
11 September 2018|
Response from YBF1234 | Reviewed this property |
Our morning tour was 2 1/2 hours/ There is an extended 3 1/2 tour but it will say so plainly in the tour description.
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