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Full Day Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf provided by Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
San Francisco and its iconic attractions sit on the tip of a relatively small peninsula—it’s not a sprawling city, and great to explore by bike. On this tour, explore the city and surroundings at your own pace with the freedom that comes with traveling by bicycle. Start at Fisherman’s Wharf and head to North Beach, Chinatown, and Haight-Ashbury, or bike across the Golden Gate Bridge. Curbside pick-up is available to ensure a contactless rental experience.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    501 Bay St
    501 Bay St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
    Shop opens daily at 8am
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  • 1
    San Francisco
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Aquatic Park
    Fort Mason Center
    Marina District
    Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
    Crissy Field
    Warming Hut at the Presidio
    Fort Point National Historic Site
    Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center
  • 2
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    Sausalito Boardwalk
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Pass by
    Ferry Building Marketplace
    Union Square
    Civic Center
    Painted Ladies
    Haight-Ashbury
    Mission District
    The Castro
    North Beach
    Lombard Street
    Pier 39
    Lands End
  • You'll end at
    501 Bay St
    501 Bay St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
    Shop opens daily at 8am
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • All equipment is sanitized before and after rental with no human contact required!
  • Independent bike tour of San Francisco with full-day rental
  • Explore as much of San Francisco and the surrounding area at your own pace
  • A great way to exercise while on vacation
  • Opt for purchasing a ferry ticket for a return trip from Sausalito
What to Expect
Begin your independent bike tour by picking your bike up at Fisherman’s Wharf for a full-day bike rental. Your bike includes a bell, water cage, bike rack, bungee cord, storage bag, helmet, and lock. Spend a day exploring San Francisco at your own pace. From Fisherman’s Wharf it’s a short ride south to North Beach, and from there to Chinatown and Union Square. Alternately, travel west to Fort Mason, the Presidio, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Where you go is up to you. Since you have a full-day rental, you have enough time to cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge. From there, see the city skyline and Alcatraz Island in the middle of the bay, and head to the charming waterfront town of Sausalito. If you’ve bought ferry tickets from the bike shop, easily board the ferry from Sausalito back to San Francisco. Finish by dropping your bike off at the original pickup point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
501 Bay St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Duration
1–24 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Full day bike rental
  • En route roadside assistance
  • Helmet, Bike lock, Bike bag
  • Map and Map-holder
Exclusions
  • Guide
  • Optional ferry ticket (14.50 USD; payable to supplier at time of travel)
  • Optional electric bike upgrade ($35, payable to supplier at time of travel)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Rescheduling is available in the event of inclement weather
  • Infants must be at least 6 months old and able to sit up to use a baby seat or bike trailer
  • Children age 4-11 can use kid bikes or Tagalongs
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes, water and sunscreen are recommended; dress in layers as weather is likely to change quickly
  • Helmets are provided and recommended, though not required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Visitors are required to maintain 6ft of social distance from other parties and staff.
  • Curbside pick-up is available for all rentals. Bikes will be brought out to you and likewise you can leave them outside upon your return.
  • All staff is required to wear PPE to ensure everyone's safety. Visitors will be asked to come wearing their own PPE. Masks are available for sale for those that do not have their own.
  • Staff will disinfect the equipment before a safety demonstration so you will know that it is clean.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Greta M wrote a review Oct 2020
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The electric bikes were so easy to use! I was a little nervous because I had never used one before, but Andy explained everything clearly and was so personable and sweet. He is a truly wonderful employee! I would do it again in a heartbeat!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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OPal wrote a review Nov 2019
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Great experience hiring these bikes, worked well & cheap insurance. Recommend the independent tour so you have time to explore on your own and spend as much time as you want in certain areas. The only tip is that the ferry charges are more expensive from the shop as opposed to
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from ReservationsDesk, Manager at Full Day Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf
Responded 27 Nov 2019
Thank you so much for your feedback and for your recommendation! It means a lot to us that you took the time to write about your good experience. I am so glad that you enjoyed the bikes and the independent tour route. The ferry tickets we sell at our shops are open ended tickets and are valid on either of the two ferry companies in Sausalito at any time, hence the price difference. Buying the tickets in advance also allows you to skip the line to buy tickets at the Ferry. I apologize if this was not explained to you at check out- it should have been. I am sorry for any inconvenience we caused you and am happy that you loved the bikes! Thanks again and we hope you'll come visit us again soon! Ashley
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MCH65 wrote a review Oct 2019
American Fork, Utah265 contributions76 helpful votes
We have been to San Francisco many times and were looking for a new experience so we rented bikes and did the ride over the Golden Gate Bridge and then took the ferry back to the Ferry building. the ferry ticket is included with the rental price of the bike. Total tour took
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from ReservationsDesk, Manager at Full Day Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf
Responded 15 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! I'm so glad you enjoyed your rental and you had a great bike trip over the Golden Gate Bridge! It was a pleasure having you here at Bay City Bike and I hope you'll come back and visit us again soon to try our electric bikes. Thanks again, Ashley
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Matteo wrote a review Sep 2019
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we rented two bikes for the whole day, paying a surcharge to get insurance coverage. after an hour of use my bike broke, becoming unusable. I had to take a bus back to the bicycle depot .. open claim for refund amount (I had paid extra insurance) but this reimbursement did not
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from BikeRentalManager, Guest Relations Manager at Full Day Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf
Responded 23 Sep 2019
Dear Matteolambretta, We are sorry to hear that you experienced issues during your rental. We offer a $4 per bike optional damage insurance that covers any damage to our equipment bike during your rental. We also have roadside assistance to quickly swap out bikes that experience issues during your rental duration. All you have to do is call and we will dispatch your problem. If you were charged for damage after purchasing insurance, then this was done by mistake. Please contact us with more information so we can reverse these charges for you. Thanks! John
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Ingvar G wrote a review Aug 2019
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It’s a great way to explore the city, good service and great e bikes. We recommend e bikes because of all the hills. Ride over the golden gate, explore china town.
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claudiapA2082IC
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Awesome Tour!!
Our Tour Guide, Adam was absolutely AWESOME!! He was very patient with us and great sense of humor. He made this to
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577stacim
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Save money and book when you get there, price around.
They were not at address listed, walked to new address and they were shuttered up. I had to call them and wait. The
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danyandalex
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Great tour and guide!!
Adam was the best tour guide! He really enjoys giving the tour and made us enjoy and see things we wouldnt have see
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Iheartmm
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So much fun!
Eli was the best tour guide!! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and he even took some great pictures of us. We rented
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Bob W
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Great experience on a bike
Adam, our guide loves The City and shows. He gives a great historical perspective of the landmarks we saw on our ri
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akirtasran
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Bike Rental
The staff was helpful with deciding bike routes and provided bikes which were clean and in good condition!
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Tee1lee
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Great ride!
We had a great experience with this rental shop. The staff were so helpful and the process was quick and easy. It w
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Stephen B
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Golden Gate Guided Tour
Well organised, friendly and knowledgeable staff. The tour catered for everyone's needs and was very informative. W
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Monty P
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Great location, selection of bikes, and price
One of the bikes we rented, got a flat tire a few miles away from the store. They drove their truck over and droppe
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kenndokaponi
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Great Experience
Super easy and fun! We walked into the shop and were helped right away. The staff was very friendly. We rode our bi
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AndrewJ02
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A must for any visitor
All staff were friendly and helpful. Kevin our guide made sure we were all happy with our bikes and explained the t
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JeannieSpokane
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Thumbs up
They gave us great directions to ride across San Francisco bridge and great directions for nice places to eat :)
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gnmuller
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February getaway
Excellent tour over the Golden gate. Our guide was very informative and pleasant. Made the the experience extremely
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SNeto44
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Bike Location
A very good moment for visiting San Francisco (Golden Gate ...) and nice personal (Andy). I recomand.
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JasonL_12345
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Absolutely Awesome, no kidding !
Fantastic tour!!! I was the only one who rode back rather than ferry back, glad I did (My tour guide was also amazi
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