Ferry Building
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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 419 reviews

The tour itself was wonderful. So many stops and interesting information along the way. Our tour guide Maggie was phenomenal and very knowledgeable. She tried to set a slower pace for my mom who is not as easily mobile. However, it proved to be too much walking for my mom. I was able to finish it, but it is def a lot of walking up and down very steep hills. There is a fun trolley ride and a bus ride at two points along the tour. Lunchtime was a little hectic, as the location we stopped for lunch is very busy and it took up all of our time trying to get food. The afternoon part of the tour took us down Lombard street, Ghirardelli square and finally ended at fisherman’s wharf for a bay cruise. I would def recommend the tour but if you have ANY trouble walking, this is not the tour for you.

Our guide was excellent.The tour was well worth the money...The first half of our tour was very small it was only my husband and I and the tour guide....so it was like we had our own personal tour guide...he was extremely knowledgeable...he gave us a lot of history and background on many subjects..There is a lot of walking involved so be prepared...we were joined by 2 other people for the second half of the tour.It was a beautiful day and the great fellowship between all of us was immediate...this is a great tour..the bay cruise at the end is amazing..you get to see the golden gate bridge and Alcatraz up close!!!The food and shops in Chinatown are wonderful!!!

I loved the hop on hop off tour! Sitting upstairs is FREEZING so please be prepared! Go early in the day so you can get off at several locations. I also booked the night tour so stayed on the bus and sat downstairs. I enjoyed the ability to sit and be out of the elements and heard and saw things I didn’t on the first tour. The night trip is beautiful too but I don’t think I’d do both again. I wish we saw the Golden Gate Bridge at night also but the Bay Bridge is beautiful. Sometimes the bus is full so plan on possibly standing for a couple stops.

We did this tour on the first full day we were in San Francisco and we felt it was a great introduction to the city! Joseph was our tour guide and Archie was our driver and they made a great team with their combined knowledge from growing up in the area. Alcatraz was awesome and we were lucky enough to experience it during fleet week with the Blue Angels flying above us. Highly recommended activity!

It was amazing. We enjoy our tour very much!!!! We will definitely recommend it tobaour friends.