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San Francisco City Tour & Bay Cruise from San Francisco Airport Area
San Francisco City Tour and Bay Cruise
Enjoy a sightseeing bus tour of San Francisco, California and a cruise around the bay. Let our knowledgeable tour guides entertain you while you relax and enjoy this exciting day tour of the city.
The city tour highlights include 3 or 4 scheduled stops of 10-25 minutes at selected sights, including the Golden Gate Bridge, the Cliff House at Ocean Beach, and Twin Peaks (weather and traffic permitting). Other stops may include the Palace of Fine Arts and City Hall.
The San Francisco Bay Cruise highlights include a 1-hour cruise around Alcatraz Island, under the Golden Gate Bridge, and along the coast of the city. Be sure to take your camera as this tour is full of fantastic photo opportunities. Book online and save or call us toll free for assistance and group tour reservations.
This is one of the most popular tours in San Francisco. This is an excellent way to see the City in a short space of time, or to orient you for a longer stay. Stops may change depending on weather and traffic. At the end of your tour you will return to Fisherman's Wharf so you may continue your sightseeing with a one hour Bay Cruise. You will have the option of being transported back to your hotel pick-up point, departing the Wharf at 5:30 pm (6:15 pm during summer months). If you wish to go back to your airport area hotel earlier in the day or later in the evening, you must provide for your own return transportation.
On your City Tour, you will learn about and view the Golden Gate Bridge, Marina District, Palace of Fine Arts, Cliff House, Nob Hill, Chinatown, Financial District, Presidio, Golden Gate Park, Civic Center, and Little Italy (North Beach).
San Francisco City Tour Description:
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of San Francisco. Let our knowledgeable tour guides inform and entertain you while you relax and enjoy this exciting 3 1/2-hour tour of the city. You'll see all the major sights in San Francisco, and the tour will stop for several great photo opportunities.
You'll see the major sights in San Francisco, including: Fisherman's Wharf, The Marina District, San Francisco Bay, Palace of Fine Arts, Presidio National Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Cliff House, Ocean Beach and Pacific Ocean, Chinatown, Italian North Beach, Victorian Homes (Painted Ladies), Cable Cars, Nob Hill, Civic Center, City Hall, Opera House, Financial District, Union Square, Coit Tower, Bay Bridge, Twin Peaks, and Ghirardelli Square.
The City Tour includes three or four scheduled stops for 10 to 25 minutes at selected sights around the city of San Francisco. We often stop at the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks (weather and traffic permitting). Other popular stops include the Palace of Fine Arts, the Cliff House and City Hall. This is an excellent way to see San Francisco in a short space of time or to orient you for a longer stay. When you add up the costs of a rental car, parking, and gasoline alone, not to speak of the aggravation of trying to navigate the streets of San Francisco, you will quickly find that San Francisco is not an inexpensive city to tour. We will pick you up at your hotel, guarantee your space on the tours of your choice, and provide an informative tour of the city of San Francisco.
This is one of the most popular tours in San Francisco. The San Francisco City Tour is an excellent way to see the City in the shortest possible period of time, or to orient yourself for a longer stay. Stops may change depending on weather and traffic. At the end of your tour you will return to Fisherman's Wharf for more sightseeing or we can drop you back at your hotel.
Important Note: This is a top quality tour of San Francisco! There are other companies offering San Francisco City Tours, but the tours are not comparable. Tour with us and be assured of a great tour with nice people and an excellent tour guide in new, state-of-the-art tour buses!
Special Schedule Notes
You will take the Bay Cruise following your City Tour. Because Bay Cruise tickets are valid for 3 months, you may use those tickets on another day.
San Francisco Bay Cruise Description:
The one hour San Francisco Bay Cruise takes you out towards Golden Gate Bridge from Fisherman's Wharf. En route we pass Fort Mason, Marina District, St. Francis Yacht Club and the Presidio. We pass under the Golden Gate Bridge for excellent photo opportunities. Cruising close to the Marin Headlands we head past Angel Island and around Alcatraz. After great views of the Bay Bridge we will head back to Fisherman's Wharf along the Embarcadero and pass by the recently restored Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street.
Tickets are good for up to 3 months Any time, any day!
Bay Cruise Schedule
The San Francisco Bay Cruise operates daily (except Christmas Day). Multiple departures times are available from 10:00 am to late afternoon. Additional sailing times may be offered during holiday periods. Upon checking in for your tour, you will be provided with the bay cruise ticket, which is valid for 3 months.
The Bay Cruise is offered in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese, German, French, Korean, and Portuguese.
Benefits: See all the major sights in San Francisco with an informative and entertaining tour guide.
Operates: Daily except Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Free Hotel Pick-Up: Yes - at selected hotels near the San Francisco International Airport. Click one of the links to see a list of the hotels where pickup is available. If you are not staying at a hotel where pick-up is provided, you must specifically request pickup at one of the hotels on the list and travel to that location on your own for pickup there.
Duration: City Tour is 3 1/2 hours; Bay Cruise is 1 hour.
Child Rates: 5 to 11. Children under 5 may ride in an adult's lap for free.
Meals: This tour does not include a meal.
Reservations: Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-410-8233.
Payment: All tours must be prepaid by credit card. A confirmation and E-Ticket will be sent to you by email. You may reserve and pay online with confidence as we use secure servers and process tens of thousands of transactions online annually.
Tickets & Confirmation: You will receive an email confirming your credit card charge immediately after submitting your reservation. Within 24 to 48 hours (or 60 days prior to your tour, whichever is later), you will receive an E-Ticket confirming all details. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it when you check-in. Your confirmation/E-Ticket will include a contact number for our operations staff; please call that number at least 24 hours prior to the tour to confirm any details.
Why Choose Us? Tour with us and be assured of a great tour with nice people and an excellent tour guide in new, state-of-the-art tour buses! This is a top quality tour of San Francisco! There are other companies offering San Francisco City Tours, but the tours are not comparable.
Tour includes free pickup from selected hotels in the San Francisco Airport area! San Francisco Airport Area Hotels for pick-up. And FREE Pier 39 FunPack valued at over $400! Free discount coupons for shopping eating and having fun at famous Pier 39 on Fisherman's Wharf - available upon request when you take this tour with us (while supplies last). Child Rates apply to children ages 5 to 11; children under 5 may ride in an adult's lap for free. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-410-8233.
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