The joy of gliding in the 'City by the Bay'
Enjoy the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood of San Francisco by Segway. This 2 hour tour is an excellent opportunity to check out the latest, cool transportation craze. If you have always wanted to get on board a Segway and experience the joy of gliding along - this is the tour for you.
Join us as we explore Fisherman's Wharf and see Alcatraz from the Municipal Pier. The sights and smells of boiling crab pots and Sourdough bread along with the local street musicians is a San Francisco treat.
Please Note: This tour must be booked at least 96 hours in advance. In addition, this tour has a maximum capacity of 8 people per order.
|The Segway Experience Tour in San Francisco
10:30 am & 2:30 pm daily (Year Round)
See Special Schedule Notes
||4 DAYS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. 8 PERSON MAXIMUM PER ORDER. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. There is a $499 damage deposit authorization charge that will be applied to your credit card on the day of the tour. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-410-8233.
There is a $5.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order.
There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.
Special Schedule Notes
There are no tours scheduled on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
Segway Tour Highlights Include:
This colorful waterfront area boasts many working fishing boats, dungeness crab and the famous San Francisco Sourdough Bread. The famous Pier 39 is here, complete with restaurants, souvenir shops and a few hundred sea lions.
The pier is located at the edge of the Fisherman's Wharf district and is close to North Beach, Chinatown, and the Embarcadero. At Pier 39, there are shops, restaurants, street performances, an interpretive center for the Marine Mammal Center, the Aquarium of the Bay, and views of hundreds of California sea lions hauled out on docks on Pier 39's marina. The marina is also home to the floating Forbes Island restaurant.
Views of the Golden Gate Bridge
Completed in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge is the symbol of San Francisco. The bridge is 8,981 feet long and connects San Francisco with Marin County and nearby Sausalito. The channel below the bridge is 400 feet deep and is the mouth of San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean.
Domingo Ghirardelli purchased the entire city block for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in 1893. In 1982 the square was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Today one can enjoy shops, restaurants and treats from the famous soda fountain.
Views of Alcatraz
The infamous prison that sits in San Francisco Bay was home to some of the most notorious criminals, including Al Capone and the "Birdman of Alcatraz".
Home to a myriad of restored floating vessels including the Balclutha which was featured in the film Mutiny on the Bounty. The Maritime museum features artifacts from life at sea.
Cable Car Turnaround
Cable Cars are the only moving national historic landmark in the United States. This is the end of the line for the Hyde Street Cable car. Watch as the cable is car is loaded on to a platform and turned by hand for the return trip to Market Street.
USS Pampanito Submarine
The USS Pampanito was commissioned in 1943 and made multiple war patrols from 1944 - 1945. She was severely damaged by depth charges and also is credited with a number of kills. She earned six battle stars for her service. Today she is a floating museum for those interested in the life of a submariner.
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
Built in 56 days during WWII, this Liberty ship is a rare site to see. Taking is name from American Revolutionary War ship Captain Jeremiah O’Brien, this ship is one of two currently operational Liberty ships from the approximately 6,000-ship armada that stormed Normandy in the summer of 1944.
Hyde Street Pier
Hyde Street Pier was the principle ferry terminal for automobiles before the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. Today, it is home of the world's largest collection of historic ships, America's only "floating" National Maritime Historic Park.
A hidden gem of San Francisco, Municipal Pier curves out into the bay and is the closet point to Alcatraz Island. A car-free zone, it’s a place to play on the Segways with incredible views of the entire bay.
- Each tour begins with a safety video and 30-minute orientation. You will practice on the Segways so that you feel comfortable and ready to go and conquer San Francisco.
- The Segway is appropriate for virtually anyone 12 and older that weighs 100 pounds. Riders must not exceed 260 pounds. Minors under the age of 18 must either be accompanied by an adult or have an adult complete insurance paperwork in advance of the tour.
- Unfortunately, pregnant women will not be permitted to participate.
- There is a strict policy against alcohol consumption and Segway operation. Alcohol is forbidden on all Segway tours and any person suspected of drinking before or during a Segway tour will immediately forfeit their tour and no refund will be given.
- All riders must complete and sign a liability waiver. Those under 18 will need to have an adult sign for them.
4 DAYS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. 8 PERSON MAXIMUM PER ORDER. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. There is a $499 damage deposit authorization charge that will be applied to your credit card on the day of the tour. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-410-8233.