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San Francisco City Tour combined with a Bay Cruise Adventure

Description of our San Francisco and Bay Cruise Combo Tour

Description of your San Francisco City Tour: First, you will enjoy a fully guided and in-depth San Francisco tour in your luxury 4x4 SUV, and visit the city’s most famous attractions and hidden sites that boast panoramic views. Many of San Francisco’s beautiful sights – the famous Lombard Street, Alamo Square, Telegraph Hill, and the Sea Cliff District – are not accessible to stretch limousines, vans, and bus tours. Your passionate and professional tour guide will lead you through San Francisco's most popular beaches like Ocean Beach, parks and monuments like Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, Coit Tower, Russian Hill, the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, North Beach ‘Little Italy,’ Japantown, Alamo Square, Nob Hill, Haight-Ashbury, the Palace of Fine Arts, Pacific Heights, Union Square, The Fisherman's Wharf, Financial District, Marina, the historic Presidio and many more!

Description of your San Francisco Bay Cruise adventure: After the city tour, your tour guide will drive you to Pier 41 and assist you in redeeming your tour vouchers and Bay Cruise tickets. While waiting for your tour guide, you can admire dozens of sea lions lying atop the concrete and wooden platforms situated on the bay. This one-hour San Francisco Bay Cruise will take you on a boat cruise towards the Golden Gate Bridge and along Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, Fort Mason, Marina District, Crissy Field and the historic Presidio. You will also pass under the Golden Gate Bridge, which is an excellent photo opportunity. You will also sail by Fort Baker, Oakland Bay Bridge, the Ferry Building, and along the Embarcadero on the way back to the Fisherman's Wharf.

After your Bay Cruise adventure, you can explore the famous and beautiful Fisherman's Wharf before returning to your hotel on your own. Our mission ends when you embark on the bay cruise. You might consider staying at a Fisherman's Wharf hotel away from the crowded San Francisco downtown, so you can walk back to your hotel from Pier 41 after the cruise tour. Fisherman’s Wharf is located near the Alcatraz cruise terminal and is a very popular tourist destination because it is incredibly family-friendly. Fisherman’s Wharf is home to sidewalk seafood vendors, shops with fun San Francisco-themed gifts and souvenirs, boutique stores filled with fashionable clothing and accessories, the Wax Museum, the Hard Rock Café, In-n-Out restaurant, cable cars, Ghirardelli Square, hotels with views looking out on the Bay and hundreds of seagulls. Another great activity is riding the cable cars up and down the steep hills or riding San Francisco’s historic trolleys along the Embarcadero, which runs alongside the waterfront.

What to bring?

- Camera with extra film or SD memory cards and batteries

- Extra layers as it may get windy or foggy in San Francisco Bay.

- Comfortable walking shoes if you want to walk before or after the Bay Cruise tour.

- Soft drinks, water, and alcoholic beverages can be purchased on the Bay Cruise

Tour Itinerary

large-lombard-street Complimentary Pick-upBack to Top

Complimentary Pick-up9.00 - Complimentary pick-up at your hotel in Downtown Union Square, Marina District, Cow Hollow, Pacific Heights Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, Union Square, Financial District, Nob Hill, Mission, Castro, Haight-Ashbury or Japantown Center. First, you will enjoy the guided tour of San Francisco. After the 4-hour city guided tour, you will embark on your San Francisco Bay Cruise.

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Telegraph HillWe recommend the SUV tour as it has unrestricted access to all locations.

Telegraph Hill offers majestic views of the San Francisco Bay and has been used as a landmark to guide ships entering the San Francisco Bay via the Golden Gate Bridge. The famous Coit Tower stands atop Telegraph Hill and has been there since 1933. It was a gift to the city from Lillie Hitchcock Coit and built as a Federal W.P.A. project. The tower's design is reminiscent of a fire hose nozzle. The dramatic setting of scenic Telegraph Hill is featured in many movies including: Vertigo, Dark Passage, Out of the Past, The House on Telegraph Hill, and in Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry Series. Families will have fun climbing up and down the steep staircases zig-zagging amongst quaint hillside houses and chattering green parrots. Check out The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, a documentary on escaped feathered pets that flock together all around the neighborhood.

Alcatraz –The Legendary RockBack to Top

AlcatrazOur tour guide will give you unlimited opportunities to take pictures while on Alcatraz Island and other sights from various angles and perspectives, they are also excellent photographers and can advise you on the best photo opportunities. Admire how Alcatraz Island, a lone rock, stands in the middle of the San Francisco Bay between Angel and Treasure Islands. Millions of tourists from all over the world have been drawn to visit this historic federal penitentiary. This legendary Rock and former federal prison has turned into a National Park and is open daily to visitors. You might consider reserving the Alcatraz and San Francisco city combo tour to save time and money.

Angel Island: "The Jewel of the San Francisco Bay" Back to Top

Angel IslandSail along the famous and historic Angel Island often referred to as the ‘the Jewel of the San Francisco Bay.’ Angel Island is a State Park where locals love spending a relaxing day away from the city. The Ellis Island of the West, as it once was called, goes back to pre-WWII days when all ships from the Pacific had to discharge passengers for immigration and quarantine there. Original military buildings dot the island, easily visited by an open-air bus tour, segways, and bicycles. It's a perfect place to get away on the five-mile loop circling the island without cars. Sailboats love stopping in. Picnic under the eucalyptus trees or try the island's café. Angel Island is located in the heart of San Francisco Bay surrounded by Tiburon, Sausalito, and Alcatraz Island.

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Belvedere IslandsBelvedere is an upscale, beautiful town in Marin County at the edge of the Tiburon Peninsula. Belvedere's coastline is dotted with large and elegant homes, often with beautiful balconies and swimming pools, with small docks and private boats. It is one of the most desirable places in the world to live and visit, protected from wind and fog. Belvedere's charming and elegant Victorian houses are renowned for their breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay. While on your bay cruise, it feels like you’re in the Mediterranean.

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SausalitoSail along historic Fort Baker and Sausalito and see Mount Tamalpais in the background. Sausalito is a beautiful Mediterranean-style coastal town filled with history and waterfront shops and restaurants. Admire Sausalito's cliff-hanging cottage houses and its houseboat community that contribute to its Mediterranean ambiance and elegance.

The Golden Gate Bridge: The Gate to the Golden StateBack to Top

The Golden Gate BridgeSail under the Golden Gate Bridge to get unique snapshots. The Golden Gate Bridge is widely considered the most beautiful engineering achievement because of its challenging straits: two tides come in daily and sixteen rivers flow down from the mountains into the ocean. This iconic monument became a modern Wonder of the World in 1937 and attracts millions of visitors by foot, bicycle, boat, and cars each year. Even with foghorns blowing, the close-up view on a boat directly beneath it cannot be matched. You may even see some daredevil surfers near the Fort Point fortress. Dozens of seals bob below you in the water.

Palace of Fine Arts and Crissy FieldBack to Top

Palace of Fine Arts Sail along San Francisco Crissy Field's waterfront and enjoy the views of the Marina District's Spanish Colonial waterfront homes. Fine sailboats come and go from the St. Francis Yacht Club, while kite surfers soar up into the air off the shore. The Palace of Fine Arts is reminiscent of the pure classic art movement of the Roman and Greek era. This masterpiece of classic architecture was accomplished back in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific Exposition. The dramatic and impressive setting inspires countless wedding photos, filmmakers, and the fitness-minded. Walk amongst its pillars where Sean Connery met his daughter in the film The Rock. You will see parents with small children viewing the swans and ducks that swim in the pond at the Palace of Fine Arts.

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The Pacific HeightsThe Bay Cruise offers incredible views of Pacific Heights and the historic Presidio. Pacific Heights is one of the most expensive areas in San Francisco where movies stars and celebrities live. Pacific Heights is located on one of the most scenic of 42 hills in the city. Originally a cable car line, Broadway Avenue is now known as ‘Billionaire's Row, where homes are worth an estimated $30 million. We will drive along and see Larry Ellison's home, the Weyerhaeuser and Getty family homes, and the homes of Nancy Pelosi and Diane Feinstein.

The Fisherman's Wharf waterfront viewsBack to Top

The Fisherman's WharfSail along San Francisco's waterfront from the Fisherman's Wharf to Marina, Presidio, Crissy Field, and Fort Point. Fisherman's Wharf is one of the city's most popular tourist attractions, where millions of tourists come to visit from all over the world every year. It is also home to popular shopping boutiques, fancy hotels, seafood, restaurants, and famous museums including the Musée Mécanique. Fisherman's Wharf offers incredible and scenic views of the Bay where Alcatraz, Angel Island, Sausalito, and the Golden Gate Bridge can be seen from the shoreline. The Bay Cruise Tour offers spectacular views of Fisherman's Wharf and Marina District..

Coit Tower and Telegraph HillBack to Top

Coit TowerCoit Tower stands atop Telegraph Hill offering scenic views of the San Francisco Bay Area, bridges, and islands. Coit Tower was built in 1933 and was sponsored by the eccentric Lillie Hitchcock Coit. She inherently believed in San Francisco’s renaissance and was committed to maintaining its beauty and outstanding architecture. She also admired and supported San Francisco's firefighters, which might explain why Coit Tower’s architectural design is reminiscent of a fire hose nozzle. Our tour guide will take you through Coit Tower to admire its mural painting and take advantage of the spectacular views of San Francisco Bay from this stunning overlook.

The Ferry Building and The EmbarcaderoBack to Top

The Ferry BuildingThe Ferry Building stands in the heart of the Embarcadero and offers spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay. It is a terminal for ferries and home to an upscale gourmet Farmers Market. The Ferry Building Bell Tower and its old clock tower contribute to San Francisco’s Mediterranean ambiance. Architecturally, the clock tower was modeled after the 12th century Giralda bell tower of Seville,Spain. During the day, on every full and half-hour, the clock bell chimes portions of the Westminster Quarters. The chimes are a recording and play through several sets of large speakers in the tower and are not connected to the tower clock mechanism.

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Treasure IslandBack to Top

Francisco-OaklandThe San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge spans the San Francisco Bay. The east and west spans are both double-decker bridges and meet in Yerba Buena Island. The toll bridge was actually conceived as early as the Gold Rush, but construction did not begin until 1933. The Bay Bridge opened to traffic on the 12th of November, 1936, six months before the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. It originally carried automobile traffic on its upper deck, and trucks and trains on the lower deck, but after the closure of the streetcar Key System, the lower deck was converted to road traffic.

Sutro Tower and the Twin PeaksBack to Top

Sutro TowerTwin Peaks offer sweeping and unique views of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Pacific Ocean. We recommend our private SUV tour to explore San Francisco and its scenic hills in-depth. Book online and take advantage of our discounted rates.

Fisherman’s Wharf is located near the Alcatraz cruise terminal and is a popular tourist destination because it is incredibly family-friendly. You may want to consider staying at a hotel located in or near Fisherman’s Wharf. The area is home to sidewalk seafood vendors, shops with fun San Francisco-themed gifts and souvenirs, boutique stores filled with fashionable clothing and accessories, the Wax Museum, the Hard Rock Café, cable cars, Ghirardelli Square, hotels with views looking out on the Bay, and hundreds of seagulls. Another great activity is riding the cable cars up and down the steep hills or riding San Francisco’s historic trolleys along the Embarcadero, which runs alongside the waterfront.

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This SUV tour is totally private and the price is per person.

Guests Totally Private
1 Guest + Bay Cruise Included $508.00
2 Guests + Bay Cruise Included $269.00
3 Guests + Bay Cruise Included $199.00
4 Guests + Bay Cruise Included $179.00
5 Guests + Bay Cruise Included $169.00
6 Guests + Bay Cruise Included $149.00
7 Guests + Bay Cruise Included $139.00

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Luxury SUV



This VAN tour is totally private and not available for public
or individual reservations. The price is per party and not per person.

Tour Prices: Price per group
1 - 5 Guests $1,119.00
6 - 7 Guests $1,299.00
8 - 10 Guests $1,479.00
11 - 12 Guests $1,629.00
13 - 14 Guests $1,769.00

Totally private
Based on 4 hour city tour
A guided city tour + tax and
Bay Cruise tickets are included

By Van



Included: Pick-up in San Francisco downtown or Fisherman’ Wharf, all applicable taxes, 4 hour guided tour, ferry tickets and a one hour bay cruise self-guided tour.

Not included: Meals, driver’s gratuity, and drop off at the hotel is not included as we drop you off at Pier 39 to enjoy your bay cruise trip and then return to your hotel on your own, overtime and optional activities or features.

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