San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour

Price from: 55 $
Duration: 3 hours

Enjoy 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, you'll 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 your tour to include a bay cruise to complete your panorama of San Francisco from land and sea!

Travel through the Golden Gate Park and enjoy seasonal flower displays, bison grazing, and pass windmills overlooking the Pacific Ocean. You'll spy neighborhoods dotted with colorful Victorian homes and learn about San Francisco’s early settlements, from the Native Americans and Spanish missionaries to the frenzied days of the gold rush as you drive along the once infamous Barbary Coast. Take more than just pictures of San Francisco's most iconic landmark, drive across the Golden Gate Bridge for the complete city experience..

The tour highlights all of San Francisco's major attractions, including:

Chinatown Fisherman's Wharf Victorian Homes Palace of Fine Arts North Beach Presidio National Park Awe-inspiring views of Alcatraz and the Pacific Ocean

Take advantage of some great photo stops (each stop 10 to 15 minutes) at key landmarks including:

Vista Point at Golden Gate Bridge Twin Peaks (weather permitting) Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden Bay Cruise Upgrade
Upgrade your half-day city tour to receive a one-hour cruise of San Francisco Bay, and enjoy some of the most beautiful waterside views in the world! The cruise is fully narrated and you'll sail under the Golden Gate Bridge (weather permitting) for close-up views of Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco waterfront and the California sea lions. The perfect accompaniment to the half-day city tour.
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The Twin Peaks - what a view
Jan4719 , Jupiter, Florida, United States, 2015-03-30
It was a great view of the entire San Francisco area. The Golden Gate Bridge was visible as was Alcatraz. It was a perfectly clear day. read full review
The Twin Peaks - Best point to view the whole city.
Gizelly F , 2015-03-30
The view from Twin Peaks is breathtaking, definitely worth to go there. Bring a jacket as it is really cold up there. read full review
The Twin Peaks - wow great veiw
sharon p , newcastle upon tyne, 2015-03-30
we had a coach trip all over san fransisco, and twin peaks was one of the places we went to what a view of the city from hear great photo oportunity read full review
Golden Gate Park - Stunning.
Adrienne H , Springfield, Virginia, 2015-05-22
This is a huge park so definitely make sure you've got comfortable shoes on. And for sure, BRING YOUR CAMERA. You'll regret it if you don't. This is absolutely gorgeous. My boyfriend and I walked... read full review
Golden Gate Park - Huge Park
KristiB678 , Oklahoma, 2015-05-22
There are so many things to see in this park! We walked from the beach to several different areas inside the park! Definitely stop at the Japanese Gardens and the Art Museum. read full review
Golden Gate Park - Lovely!
Shannon K , Ontario, Canada, 2015-05-21
We drove around a bit, we missed most of the attractions but just enjoyed the peaceful beauty of the park and walked along the river. Would have loved to brought our bikes. read full review
The Golden Gate Bridge - walking across the bridge
Susieqnurse , Junction City, OR, 2015-05-23
We walked across the bridge as part of our half marathon. It was a wonderful experience. NO WIND!! Now I can take this experience off my bucket list!! read full review
The Golden Gate Bridge - Wonderful memories
bsgillis , Wakefield, Massachusetts, 2015-05-22
My husband, my son and I took the boat tour. You need to purchase in advance, I mean 3 months in advance, I saw people trying to purchase tickets there and they were all sold out for at least a good... read full review
The Golden Gate Bridge - Beautiful
KristiB678 , Oklahoma, 2015-05-22
Awesome to see & learn the history. Beautiful view of the city from the other side! We enjoyed our entire trip across the bridge. read full review
Palace of Fine Arts - Magic place
IanCTauranga , Tauranga, 2015-05-22
We visited this palace before crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. It was absolutely beautiful and enjoyed wandering around the gardens looking at all the architecture. there is a nice café if you... read full review
Palace of Fine Arts - One of the best - I loved it
Ronna786 , Toronto, Canada, 2015-05-21
To be honest I have been to lots of beautiful places and no doubt that those beautiful places are not less beautiful than palace of fine arts but I find it more natural and beautiful than the San... read full review
Palace of Fine Arts - This museum could be in Paris, London or Rome!
Trisha21 , Orange County CA, 2015-05-21
What an amazing location for this fine museum! We enjoyed the permanent collections, the lovely cafe and especially the current exhibit of designer clothes from the past. The audio guide really... read full review
Alcatraz - AVisit through History
Susieqnurse , Junction City, OR, 2015-05-23
This was a great tour. We had recorders with earphone and could move through Alcatraz at our own speed. There was a lot of history provided through the tour. Very informative. Staff were friendly and... read full review
Alcatraz - Hauntingly Beautiful
KristiB678 , Oklahoma, 2015-05-22
Very interesting to see where the prisoners lived. The entire island has so much history to see. Not only the prisoners, but you learn about the lives of the guards and their families that also lived... read full review
Alcatraz - Good day out.
Diane F , Melbourne, Australia, 2015-05-22
We enjoyed this very informative trip.It was very cold the day we went , therefore less people on the tour which was great for us. Before we went over to Alcatraz we went on a bus tour with Grey... read full review
Vista Point - Great view of the bay, San Francisco & Golden Gate Bridge
Stan N , Davis, California, 2015-04-22
Took friends visiting from Sao Paulo and the view was spectacular. The only draw back is the limited parking. read full review
Vista Point - Amazing place!
SVC17 , California, 2015-04-16
If you wanna get the most beautiful view of Golden gate bridge this is THE point!! We had been there late evening and the snaps that you get to click turn out to be simply awesome. Must visit place... read full review
Vista Point - Stunning view
Mary L , Fort Bragg, California, 2015-04-16
Stunning view of San Francisco across the Bay - by day or by night. Well worth the drive and biking there is easy and fun. Great bike path read full review
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