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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Oh my Goddess! What a fun way to know the funky side of San Francisco. Judith you were fantastic! Thanks so much for great music, great conversation, excellent recommendations for bars, restaurants and places to explore!

Thank Shanara1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife and I enjoyed a fun and interesting two hour historical and cultural spin around town in a nicely refurbished VW bus with an entertaining and insightful tour guide and two other couples. Highly recommend this intimate and up close option for touring a few...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great tour, fun & highly informative, Alfred was a fab host / driver. Don't hesitate to book this as you will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Sarah Jane P
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must do your when visiting San Francisco. Just make sure that you do early in your visit. Tyler (our tour guide) made our tour a one of a kind experience, and left us wishing we had more time here. Do yourself a favour!!!

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank DfitzG0u812
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must at the beginning of your trip. You will be ready to move to San Francisco and fall I love with the city as much as the tour guide. Great job!!! Well worth it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Janese S
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Response from V5295DZsusanh | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. It is a quick glimpse of many neighborhoods. Good way to get your bearings in the city
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Response from Kate M | Reviewed this property |
The tour is 2 hours and I think they go twice a day.
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