There is much to see in the city of San Francisco, and tours are the ideal way to explore this region of California. It is home to the famous Golden Gate bridge, and Alcatraz.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM SAN FRANCISCO
Eplore San Francisco in a private luxury vehicle and enjoy all the city has to offer, including the Cable Car, Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks, Coit Tower and Museum of Modern Art. Other attractions include North Beach, Pier 39, Lombard Street, the Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, Alcatraz, Buena Vista Park, Cable Car Museum and other points of interest.
SAN FRANCISCO FAMILY KAYAK TRIP
Paddle in the quiet waters near South Beach Harbour and Mission Creek in San Francisco. You will paddle under draw bridges and McCovey Cove next to AT&T Ball Park. The trip starts with gearing up, briefing, and instructions. Explore on the water for 1 to 1.5 hours and total event time is 2 hours. This kayaking session is suitable for first time paddlers and families. No experience is required, beginners welcome.
SAN FRANCISCO LOVE TOUR
For an unforgettable City Sightseeing tour, hitch a ride in a 1970’s VW Hippie bus. This is an authentic and unique way to experience San Francisco. This tour is packed with with facts and fun about San Francisco!
FLYBOARD OVER SAN FRANCISCO BAY
Soar like a superhero on San Francisco Bay with this easy-to-learn Flyboard experience. Under the expert supervision of an instructor, you’ll be flying high in no time at Emeryville Marina. Look across the bay to the city skyline while you spend about 30 minutes on the water. No experience is necessary for a beginner session, available for ages 16 and up.
SAN FRANCISCO URBAN HIKE: HILLS AND HIDDEN GEMS
Take a walking tour to the next level! Embark on a 3-hour urban jungle hike through San Francisco to experience the city’s wild side. Tackle famous hills including Kite Hill and Tank Hill, discover unmarked trails in hidden forests, soak up views from atop Twin Peaks, and visit off-the-hidden path areas like the quirky Seward Street Slides. With all the lush greenery and hilly landscapes, you won’t believe you’re still in San Francisco!
SAN FRANCISCO CITY AFTERNOON TOUR
Join us and explore the beauty of San Francisco, know the history, come across neighbourhoods and appreciate its outstanding views and sights. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides provide a fun and comprehensive look into the culture and history of the City by the Bay.
THE NEW CLASSIC SAN FRANCISCO BIKE TOUR
There’s no better way to immerse yourself in the magic of San Francisco than on a bicycle. The New Classic Bike Tour is your introduction to the city’s colourful history and modern culture, with stops in its most vibrant neighbourhoods, including the Mission, Castro, Haight-Ashbury, and Alamo Square.
SMALL GROUP TOUR OF SAN FRANCISCO
Travel by deluxe touring minivan with a smaller group to ensure a more personal tour of San Francisco, including Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Golden Gate Bridge and much more.
Stop at the Marin Headlands for an unparalleled view back at San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge right before you!
SAN FRANCISCO URBAN BIKE TOUR
See the best of San Francisco on this comprehensive (but easy) bike tour! Admire top San Francisco attractions including the Transamerica Pyramid, AT&T Park and Fisherman’s Wharf.
Ride through major neighbourhoods such as North Beach, the Mission, the Castro and Haight-Ashbury as you learn about the history and landmarks of the city from your knowledgeable guide. Choose a regular bike or upgrade to an electric one for this active way to experience the City by the Bay, and enjoy bonus bike rental time after your tour.
SAN FRANCISCO URBAN HIKE: COIT TOWER, LOMBARD STREET AND NORTH BEACH
Get ready to climb lots of steps and go off the beaten path on this challenging 5-mile walking tour of San Fran’s Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill and North Beach neighbourhoods. Ascend the Filbert Steps for a close-up view of lovely Coit Tower.
Walk up the world-famous crooked section of Lombard Street and discover hidden gems like a tiny park with an amazing view of Alcatraz and the church where Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio had their wedding photos taken.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SIGHTSEEING BOAT TOUR
Travel along the San Francisco Bay faster, farther and closer to the sights then any tour boat on the bay, and in a more private and personal setting.
Departing from world famous Pier 39, you’ll be outfitted with necessary weather gear to keep you warm and dry from the occasional splash. You’ll board the only 12-passenger Rigid Inflatable Boat on the bay. You’ll see it all up close and learn more about the bay then ever imagined. Take some of the best photos of your vacation on this tour. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring you’ll enjoy a more personalised adventure.
BIG BUS SAN FRANCISCO SIGHTSEEING AND ALCATRAZ COMBO
See all of San Francisco’s top attractions with this special Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour and combo package.
Create your own sightseeing itinerary, hopping on and off as you please at stops including Fisherman’s Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square and Lombard Street.
You’ll also walk three famous San Francisco neighbourhoods with a guide and choose between a Panoramic Night Tour or a Sausalito Trolley Hop. High point: a visit to the notorious prison of Alcatraz – a must-see!
SAN FRANCISCO FOOD TOUR: LITTLE SAIGON AND THE TENDERNOB
The Tendernob and Little Saigon are two rapidly changing neighbourhoods with a delightful assortment of eateries which create one of the most dynamic and surprisingly wonderful food tour itineraries to be found. Join us on a trek through these compelling neighbourhoods on a food tour of epic variety as you discover new flavours you’ll never forget.
SAN FRANCISCO DELUXE HALF DAY CITY TOUR
You’ll appreciate the beauty of San Francisco’s waterfront plus superb vistas of Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay on this comprehensive half-day guided tour.
It’s the perfect introduction to the City by the Bay, providing an essential overview of San Francisco’s attractions and layout. Accompanied by a knowledgeable driver-guide, tour the City from the bay to the ocean, with photo stops at key locations. You’ll visit famous attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge and the stop at Twin Peaks will give you a breathtaking 360 degree view of the city from 1000 feet above sea level.
Opt to upgrade to include a bay cruise to complete your panorama of San Francisco from land and sea!
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SAILING CRUISE
Experience the beauty of San Francisco during a 1.5-hour catamaran cruise over San Francisco Bay. Sail away from the bustling city and enjoy photo opportunities from the water. Coast past the city skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Sausalito. Enjoy panoramic views from inside or take a seat on the trampoline nets to heighten your adventure.
GO SAN FRANCISCO CARD
See San Francisco your own way with the flexible Go San Francisco Card. Do as much or as little sightseeing as you like, at your own pace while saving precious vacation dollars. Receive free admission to popular San Francisco attractions, and enjoy discounts on shopping and dining around town. Get direct entry to attractions. Simply download your pass on your mobile device and go – no voucher redemption required!
ALCATRAZ AND SAN FRANCISCO CITY TOUR COMBO
Combine a San Francisco City Tour and guided visit to Alcatraz for the ultimate introduction to San Francisco! You’ll enjoy the beauty and attractions of everyone’s favourite city, and also a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an audio walking tour.
SAN FRANCISCO CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH CRUISE
Enjoy unbeatable views of San Francisco as you cruise the picturesque waters of the bay on a champagne brunch cruise. With terrific food and on-board entertainment, you’ll wish you could take this relaxing weekend brunch cruise every day!
SEMI PRIVATE SMALL GROUP WINE COUNTRY TOUR: FROM SAN FRANCISCO
Calling all wine lovers! This semi private small-group day trip from San Francisco to Napa and Sonoma takes you to some of California’s most renowned wineries.
Visit up to 4 boutique wineries and learn about the differences between varietals from your guide and wine industry experts. Travel through Northern California’s picturesque appellations, like Stags Leap, Rutherford, St. Helena and Glen Ellen, and enjoy a complimentary picnic lunch.
SAN FRANCISCO WHARF AND WATERFRONT SEGWAY TOUR
Enjoy spectacular views of San Francisco Bay while you glide from site to site on an eco-friendly Segway – it’s the coolest ride of the 21st century! Far easier than walking, and more unique and personalised than a coach tour, getting around San Francisco on a Segway personal transporter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
MISSION 18TH STREET SAN FRANCISCO FOOD TOUR
The Mission District is bursting with so many global flavours and a rapidly changing food landscape, that even locals can’t keep up with what’s new. This tour (stroll) takes you along the neighbourhood’s Valencia Street corridor, home to some of the busiest and buzziest food ventures in this hipster haven.
EXPLORATORIUM GENERAL ADMISSION
Dive into a realm of hands-on curiosity, discovery and play at San Francisco’s all-new Exploratorium, now located on Pier 15 between the Ferry Building and Pier 39. Bring the whole family along for a fun, interactive journey through the fascinating scientific exhibits that will change the way you see the world.
ANGEL ISLAND EXCURSION
Take Tideline Water Ferry from Berkeley or San Francisco, Pier 1.5 to Angel Island, the Jewel of the San Francisco Bay. Listed by CNN Travel as one of the 7 Islands for Best Day Trips.
BAY LIGHTS CRUISE
There is no better way to experience the Bay Lights installation than on a Tideline Cruise. Our 90 minute waterfront cruise brings you up close and personal with San Francisco’s iconic light sculpture by Leo Villareal. A display of 25,000 white LED lights are attached along the vertical steel support cables that connects the deck of the bridge to the suspension cables up top. The light display does not repeat itself for an entire year.
SAN FRANCISCO GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE TO SAUSALITO BIKE TOUR
Ride over the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge on a 3-hour San Francisco bike tour that explores the bay-front city from Fisherman’s Wharf.
Pedal a leisurely route to Aquatic Park Cove, Fort Mason Centre, the Marina Green and Crissy Field before making your way across the iconic bridge. Stop at Fort Point and Vista Point for photo opportunities, and hear commentary on the sights from your guide. You can choose a morning or afternoon departure, and then keep your bike if you’ve got the energy to explore further on your own!
ALCATRAZ ATTRACTION PASS
Make the most of your day at San Francisco’s Iconic PIER 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf with this exclusive Alcatraz Attraction Pass, giving access to 3 exciting waterfront attractions!
SAN FRANCISCO HELICOPTER TOUR AND SUNSET DINNER CRUISE: Views from above, views from the water! Savour the breathtaking aerial views of the city on a helicopter tour.
Take in landmarks from above, such as Alcatraz Island, the spectacular Golden Gate and Bay Bridges spanning the bay. After your flight, end your day in style with a dinner cruise on San Francisco Bay as the sun sets.
SAN FRANCISCO VISTA GRANDE HELICOPTER TOUR: Imagine San Francisco as you’ve never seen it before! On a Vista Grande Helicopter Tour you’ll see all the famous sites: Alcatraz Island, Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco skyline and of course, the Golden Gate Bridge! Plus, your helicopter flight takes you over the spectacular Pacific Coastline, Tiburon, Angel Island, Marine Headlands and Sausalito.
SAN FRANCISCO DINNER DANCE CRUISE
What better way to conclude a perfect day in San Francisco, than watching the sun set over the San Francisco Bay on a dinner dance cruise? You’ll enjoy a four-course dinner of local ingredients freshly prepared onboard by an expert team of chefs, then let your hair down and dance to the live band or simply relax and watch the city skyline drift by from the outdoor decks.
This cruise provides the perfect combination of fine dining, scenic views and appealing lively entertainment.
SAN FRANCISCO GOLDEN GATE SEAPLANE TOUR: See the beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the drama of Alcatraz Island and the lush forest of Muir Woods on a seaplane tour of San Francisco! The beauty of green and gold hills of wine country and the deep blue expanses of the Pacific Ocean can only be truly appreciated from the air, and your guaranteed window seat provides unparalleled views of the City. The perfect addition to your itinerary!
SAN FRANCISCO COMBO: ALCATRAZ AND GPS-GUIDED GOCAR TOUR
Explore Alcatraz and then whiz through San Francisco at your own pace aboard a GPS-guided GoCar on this combo tour.
Hop on the ferry and take a fascinating audio tour of the prison cells of notorious Alcatraz Island. Then, see top San Francisco attractions such as Golden Gate Park, Lombard Street and the Presidio while driving your own private GPS-guided car, preloaded with more than 50 must-see attractions and landmarks.
SAN FRANCISCO CRAFT BEER, BITES, AND BREWERY TOUR
Get to sample some of San Francisco’s most popular brews and food during this 5-hour tour with a guide.
By open-air vehicle, you’ll travel around the city, climbing up and down San Francisco’s charming hills and on to off-the-beaten-track breweries and restaurants. Then, sample some of the favourite local dishes like tacos dorados and bourbon ice cream; find out what a ‘Chomp Dog’ is; and enjoy pairings like beer and chocolate. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people and also takes you past city sights that many visitors to the city will never see.
SAN FRANCISCO PRIVATE SAILING TOUR: Charter a private sailing tour on San Francisco Bay aboard a yacht. Not a tour boat, but a classic wooden ketch, heading under the Golden Gate Bridge into the Pacific.
You will experience the scenic beauty of the bay, with all the abundant wildlife, such as pelicans, porpoises, seals, whales and the occasional great white shark.
SAN FRANCISCO URBAN ADVENTURE AND ALCATRAZ TOUR: This urban adventure in San Francisco takes you around the city in a safari-style open-air vehicle, then drops you off at Pier 33 for an afternoon ferry ride to Alcatraz.
On a 4-hour sightseeing tour limited to 10 people, you’ll see renowned landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and hear quirky stories about the city as an entertaining guide drives your custom vehicle through San Francisco’s most distinctive neighbourhoods. Then cruise across the bay to Alcatraz for an audio walking tour of the former federal penitentiary known as ‘the Rock.’ Pickup from your hotel is included.
ROMANTIC SUNSET CHAMPAGNE SEAPLANE TOUR OVER SAN FRANCISCO
Treat yourself and a loved one to the ultimate San Francisco experience with a romantic seaplane flight for two over San Francisco Bay.
As you’re flown over the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Fisherman’s Wharf and Tiburon, you can indulge in two glasses of California sparkling wine. Watch the magical light of the ‘golden hour’ illuminate the city and bay before the sun sinks into the Pacific Ocean. You will end your flight in Sausalito, the perfect place to continue your evening on your own with a waterfront dinner.