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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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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.
Reviews (153)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful Weather, Fantastic Tour

You don’t get 70 degree days in San Francisco in late December 2017 often, but we did for this tour. Three hours go by so fast....you see so many things, make so many stops...that you realize that even if you went back and retraced your...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jerry G
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Time really flies when you having fun! We're happy to hear that you had a blast during the tour, Jerry. We'll definitely look into the idea of making Ghirardelli Square one of our stops. Who doesn't need a chocolate fix, right? Come back and visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tour cancelled

Can't actually comment on the tour. Booked a tour 3 months in advance. Really looking forward to it based on all the reviews. Got an email 4 days before the tour was due to happen saying it had been cancelled. Rang them from the UK...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter B
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Peter B., We apologize again for any inconvenience that the tour cancellation may have caused you and your group. Our company sometimes finds itself in a position where our capacity counts are so low that it does not make sense for us to run...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile
Fun ride with driver and guide Jessica and Joan

Wow! What an amazing dynamic duo Joan and Jess are. On our first day in the city they highlighted the most central aspects through a quirky and adventurous lens. Well educated yet entertaining, the team allowed us to feel cared for, thrilled and engaged. It...More

Thank Ambassador120909
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

We're thrilled that you had THAT much fun on board this tour! It is definitely our goal to provide a unique experience so hearing your comments truly made our day. Thank you for recommending us!

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Curt and Kiyanna were excellent

Thank you to our tour guide and driver for a fun day around the city. It was a rainy day, but nevertheless, they delivered a superb service and made us feel comfortable along the way. Thanks for everything!

Date of experience: November 2018
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HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

We are glad you had a good time despite the rain! Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Great experience

We took the city tour in the pouring rain but still had a great time. Our guide Curt and driver Kiyanna took very good care of us. They had blankets, rain ponchos and water for all aboard. Curt was very knowledgeable of city and its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kay D
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

Thanks for joining us on a rainy trip around the city, Kay! We'd love to see you back soon.

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sumrluv
7 January 2019|
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Response from Keith O | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everything Michael has said. Follow his advice and you should all be fine. We really enjoyed the tour. Takes 3 hours all together. Keith
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Shree P
23 October 2018|
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Response from artfulbella | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was 3 hours. Remember you are in San Francisco so the weather can turn from pleasant to foggy and cold.
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Marta P
1 October 2018|
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Response from josloc510 | Reviewed this property |
If you have questions about your tour, contact the tour operator: Hornblower Classic Cable Cars. 4159222425 Or on the web site for San Francisco Experience City Tour from Fisherman's Wharf
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