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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
US$89 per adult
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2:00pm Departure
2:00pm Departure - San Francisco City Tour
US$89.00 per adult
9:00 am Departure
9:00 am Departure - San Francisco City Tour
US$89.00 per adult
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 or Union Square 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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Reviewed 3 days ago
Hands Down the best SF tour!

I lived in SF and surrounding area for 10 years and during that time took numerous tours of the city with family and friends. Vantigo is by far the best tour I've taken. I booked this excursion to show my cousin visiting from Germany and...More

1  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to see San Francisco!

Our tour guide, Chad, was super energetic and fun and took us to all the places we wanted to see! The vintage VW bus was a great way to see the city and we stopped several times to get some pictures. This tour would be...More

Thank ddalopez
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking our San Francisco City Tour with Chad in our little VW. Glad you liked the history. If there is anything we can do to improve the tour just let us know :) -Erik-

Reviewed 1 week ago
Positively Splendid

My sister and some of our friends took a trip up through San Francisco last month and thought that we would try this tour company out mainly because of our love for VW buses. Our findings didn't disappoint. I thoroughly enjoyed the small group atmosphere...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour of San-Fransisco

I can't stress how great the tour is. The tour combines fun with information and great locations. The smaller group size and the fancy Volkswagen adds even more to the tour. The photo stops were great and Chris was happy to take photos for us....More

Thank CSGOTraveller2030
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for touring with Chris! Hope the rest of your week went well and you liked the recommendations. Cheers! -Erik-

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best tour ever

WOW... I can honestly say this was the best tour ever. The small size allowed us to go places we would have never seen on one of the bigger bus tours. We had ample time to stop and take pictures and saw some amazing scenery....More

Thank smithaonta
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow back atcha! Thank you so much for supporting our little tour company!!! I hope maybe we can repay the favor. Let us know if there is anything we can improve upon. -Erik-

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23 June 2018|
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Response from Deena W | Reviewed this property |
The departure locations are at hotels so I imagine parking would be limited. I took a Lyft from my hotel to departure location.
22 June 2018|
Response from Jalan409 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure the tour group had a response for this. There was no booster seat from what I could see. My reaction is that a 3 year old would have trouble tolerating the tour, but of course, there could be exceptions. There... More
Dana M
15 May 2018|
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Response from Constance C | Reviewed this property |
The afternoon tour ends around 530pm and your drop off is your pick up location, Union Square or Fisherman’s Wharf address.