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San Francisco City Tour

  • See San Francisco's top sights from a fully restored vintage Volkswagen bus
  • Get photo ops of the Painted Ladies, Golden Gate Bridge, and more
  • Drive through the Castro, Haight-Ashbury, North Beach, and Chinatown
San Francisco City Tour
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Experience San Francisco on a half-day tour by Volkswagen bus, a classic California counterculture vehicle. Travel through 14 neighborhoods and see landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Coit Tower. Your guide will tell you about the city’s history, including the Gold Rush, the 1906 earthquake, the hippies of the 1960s, and the rise of Silicon Valley. Pick a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
What to Expect
Head to a pickup point in Fisherman’s Wharf to step into the restored Volkswagen van.

Cruise through distinctive neighborhoods including Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, the Presidio, Haight Ashbury, the Castro, and upscale Seacliff. Stop for photo ops at landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Legion of Honor, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, Palace of Fine Arts, Twin Peaks, and the Painted Ladies.

Your guide shares commentary about the culture and sights of the city throughout the tour, and offers tips about places to visit on your own. You'll get a comprehensive overview and a fun ride all in one.
Reviews (140)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Best Tour

Four of us went on a tour with Chad on 9/22. Awesome experience. Went to a lot of different places and there was never any down time. They have a great route that avoids a lot of the traffic. Also, Chad was great and full...More

Thank Glen D
Reviewed 4 days ago
Best way to see San Francisco

Last time I came to San Francisco was only able to see a little of the city. This time we decided to take a tour in a VW Campervan with Zachary. Boy this is definitely the best way to spend 3.5 hours and get to...More

Thank pdrourke
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Awesome tour!

Loved the tour in the vintage VW with Chad! Booked it for my daughter (age 12) and myself and it was so much fun, Chad was so upbeat and enthusiastic, he is a wealth of knowledge both on SF history and pop culture. He took...More

Thank TorontoHappyGirl
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for touring with us! Nice to hear we kept the 12 year old entertained. Hope the rest of your time in the city was a blast. -Erik-

Reviewed 6 days ago
Great Day with Chad

This was a wonderful, informative tour of SF, one I would highly recommend to get aclamated to the city. Our tour guide, Chad, was delightful. He was knowledgeable, upbeat, and willing to go the extra mile to make sure the tour was an enjoyable one.....More

Thank auntcheesh
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for riding along with us in SF. We really are trying to be the best tour in the city. Hope the rest of your time in SF is a blast. -Erik-

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent way to see San Francisco!

Last week was my third visit to San Francisco and I had previously seen a fair amount of the touristy things and had also been on a bus tour. My sister had recently gone on the Vantigo tour and highly recommended it to me, so...More

Thank Nana0225
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for riding along with Chad! Hopefully the eatery recommendations worked out afterwards. Let us know if there is anything we can do to improve upon our tours :) -Erik-

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