San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in San Francisco
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Tour description

Enjoy the beauty of San Francisco's waterfront plus superb vistas of Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay on this comprehensive half-day guided tour. It's the perfect introduction to the City by the Bay, providing an essential overview of San Francisco's attractions and layout. Accompanied by a knowledgeable driver-guide, you'll tour the City from the bay to the ocean, with photo stops at key locations.You'll visit famous attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge and the stop at Twin Peaks will give you a breathtaking 360 degree view of the city from 1000 feet above sea level. Opt to upgrade your tour to include a bay cruise to complete your panorama of San Francisco from land and sea!

Travel through the Golden Gate Park and enjoy seasonal flower displays, bison grazing, and pass windmills overlooking the Pacific Ocean. You'll spy neighborhoods dotted with colorful Victorian homes and learn about San Francisco’s early settlements, from the Native Americans and Spanish missionaries to the frenzied days of the gold rush as you drive along the once infamous Barbary Coast. Take more than just pictures of San Francisco's most iconic landmark, drive across the Golden Gate Bridge for the complete city experience..The tour highlights all of San Francisco's major attractions, including: • Chinatown • Fisherman's Wharf • Victorian Homes • Palace of Fine Arts • North Beach • Presidio National Park • Awe-inspiring views of Alcatraz and the Pacific Ocean Take advantage of some great photo stops (each stop 10 to 15 minutes) at key landmarks including: • Vista Point at Golden Gate Bridge • Twin Peaks (weather permitting) • Golden Gate Park's Japanese Tea Garden Bay Cruise UpgradeUpgrade your half-day city tour to receive a one-hour cruise of San Francisco Bay, and enjoy some of the most beautiful waterside views in the world! The cruise is fully narrated and you'll sail under the Golden Gate Bridge (weather permitting) for close-up views of Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco waterfront and the California sea lions. The perfect accompaniment to the half-day city tour.Aquarium Of The Bay UpgradeIf you prefer to upgrade your experience visiting the Aquarium of the Bay this is your option. The Aquarium of the bay facility boasts 300 feet of crystal clear acrylic tunnels holding 700,000 gallons of carefully maintained bay water that sustains approximately 20,000 marine animals, from octopi to eight-foot native, seven gill sharks.  Visitors are treated to mesmerizing walls of jellies and a chance to touch bat rays, skates and “splash zone" animals.

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury coach with Wi-Fi.
  • Narrated bus tour of San Francisco.
  • Plenty of stops with Photo opportunities.
  • Hotel Pick-up from select San Francisco hotels (if confirmed with reservations)
  • Bay cruise (If Option Selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Twin Peaks
  • Entry/Admission - Japanese Tea Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Gate Park
  • Entry/Admission - Vista Point

What's not included

  • Food and drinks.
  • Gratuities


  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure