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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 (506)
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Reviewed 6 October 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 4 October 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

1  Thank Ron J
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 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 30 September 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 1 October 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

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Great Tour!

We took (2) different tours with GrayLine and both were great. On this specific tour, Greg was our driver. He was extremely knowledgeable about the city, very funny and even went out of his way to accommodate some of the passenger drop off requests (near...More

Thank Christine C
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Christine, It was a pleasure having you as our guest on the San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on our tour and the interaction with our driver-guide: Greg. We will be sure the kind...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Disappointing

We took three tours in San Francisco and this was our least favorite by far. There was no clear itinerary given ahead of time, but two of the places the vague online booking description mentioned were never visited. We read that entrance into the Japanese...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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