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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!
  • Tour San Francisco with a guide who knows the quickest ways around traffic 
  • This ’70s-era VW bus travels on streets that larger buses can’t go down
  • Hear stories about famous musicians and artists who lived in San Francisco
  • Your guide knows the best place to get a photo op at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot at Fisherman’s Wharf for your convenience
What to Expect
This groovy San Francisco tour meets at Fisherman’s Wharf. Once you greet your guide, hop aboard a ’70s-era VW bus, complete with shag carpet, beaded curtains, and hippie vibes. Your tour bus can hold up to only six passengers, so it’s an intimate experience with lots of personalized attention. As you ride through San Francisco’s colorful neighborhoods such as Chinatown, North Beach, the Mission, and the Castro, your guide tells you all about the city’s history and culture. Drive down Lombard Street and pass the homes of famous musicians such as Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Learn about the city’s past and present during this guided tour as you rock out to classic 1960s songs in between your guide’s fun facts. Your tour also stops at the Golden Gate Bridge for a photo opp of one of the world’s most famous bridges. Your San Francisco tour ends back at Fisherman’s Wharf.
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Departure Point
2899 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional Driver/guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum number of 2 people applies. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • While not wheelchair accessible, that doesn’t stop us from helping out with folding a wheelchair and placing it in the back. So come and have fun!
  • Tips - Yes please and thank you! It is customary for those of us who work in the service industry to expect to earn gratuity in order to meet living standards. Usually is 15%-20% of your total purchase or at least $10 per person. Thanks in advance!
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews vw bus peace sign lombard street haight ashbury janis joplin the presidio vw camper stick shift big tour buses twin peaks hour tour booked this tour lots of fun facts personal tour the golden gate bridge our driver tour guide brilliant tour
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Reviewed yesterday

We were late because of probl ma with the F. Tried to call number for about 30 min. Got there at 503 but could not find it. Come to find out that they do not have an office and they do not call back. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Shari L
Reviewed yesterday

GOOD JOB NICK !!!! Way better option than the get on / get off tour bus gaggle .... More access to local places with Nick's color narrative. Highlight .... Down Lombard street with 60's music blaring & peace sign waving at the "tourists"!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bill T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We started our vacation with a morning “Love Tour” to get acclimated to the city. It was a perfect start and remains our favorite activity. Jordan is phenomenal; smart, witty, and those “bright baby blues” are intoxicating. The ride down Lombard with “Spirit in the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DonnaB2280
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Douglas gave us the BEST tour we’ve ever been on. Great music, fabulous stories, inside info and access to Golden Gate Park, The Presidio and Lombard St that I don’t think big buses can do. The trip down Lombard St is something I’ll never forget....More

Thank Y4597KLanns
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a GREAT tour of San Francisco! We had such a good time with our knowledgeable tour guide, Jordan! These renovated VW buses can take you into the neighborhoods that the other large buses can't get into.. this is not your ordinary tour! Very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kendra D
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The tour is 2 hours and I think they go twice a day.
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