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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour

Highlights
  • See the best of San Francisco on a half-day bus tour
  • Cover more ground than by walking and skip the stress of public transit
  • Stop for photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge and other landmarks
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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour
From US$58.00
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San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour departing at 9am and an hour-long cruise of San Francisco Bay
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Overview
Even if you have just a half day to spare, you can see San Francisco’s top sights on this guided bus tour. Travel in comfort from the windmills of Golden Gate Park to the Victorian mansions of Pacific Heights to the panoramic views of Twin Peaks. Put the guidebook down and let a driver and guide do the navigating. Upgrade to include a sightseeing cruise on the San Francisco Bay.
What to Expect
Choose from a morning or afternoon to suit your schedule, and get picked up from Union Square or Fisherman's Wharf in a comfortable bus. Head west toward Ocean Beach for a scenic drive through Golden Gate Park, where you can visit the Japanese Tea Garden (own expense) or simply stroll among the park’s museums and greenery.

See the Victorian and Queen Anne mansions that define San Francisco architecture, and travel along the historic Barbary Coast while hearing tales from California’s gold rush days. Admire the historic Palace of Fine Arts, snap panoramic photos from the top of Twin Peaks, check out one of America's original Chinatowns, and gaze at Alcatraz Island from Fisherman's Wharf.

For a waterside perspective on the City by the Bay, upgrade to include a 1-hour narrated San Francisco Bay cruise that takes you up close to the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Embarcadero waterfront.
Reviews (509)
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Lovely experience!

Antonio was our driver and guide. He was very knowledgeable about the city and the specific neighborhoods. We had ample time to take pictures from some breath-taking locations. We really appreciated the San Francisco & California-appropriate soundtrack. We also appreciated Antonio dropping us off closer...More

Thank Helene_3623
Reviewed November 26, 2018
Not at all like the tour that is advertised

We expected a knowledgeable tour guide - what we got was a driver that grew up in SF but knew very little about the history of the city other than the woman at the top of the statue at Union Square. The driver basically was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Hello, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We sincerely apologize for the quality of the tour narration you received. We offer expert narration by our driver-guides who pride themselves on offering a memorable experience for all guests. If you could please send us...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile
1/2 day city tour

We took this tour Sunday16th September. Antonio was our guide/driver he helped make this tour memorable and highly enjoyable. He was great with my 2 children. Highlight was the stop at the beach where Antonio encouraged us to go on the sand. Here we had...More

1  Thank glue08
Reviewed October 3, 2018
San Francisco City tour - great

Our tour was handled by Josh, who covered many great facts about the city, took us to amazing sites while giving us the safest ride possible. He allowed the passengers to get off at three locations for photo time. We plan another tour with Josh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ron J
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hi Ron, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback for our driver-guide, Josh and the exceptional service he has provided during the tour. It was a pleasure having you as our guest on the San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour. We hope...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile
Great day out with Josh😊

Well organised, super professional and easy to understand. Get ready to boost up on your corny jokes. Great weather with no fog also helped.More

Thank JanMatthiesen
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hi Jan, It was a pleasure having you as our guest on the San Francisco City Tour. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Our driver-guide Josh will be very happy to read the great comments you have provided. We...More

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I would call them to make sure that this is okay. There might be health laws that apply here. If not, it might depend on the size of your dog. Better safe than sorry.
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Our cruise was half day and perfect for an overview of San Fransisco....
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