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SF City Insider's Tour℠ Afternoon With Optional Bay Cruise

SF City Insider's Tour℠ Afternoon With Optional Bay Cruise

SF City Insider's Tour℠ Afternoon With Optional Bay Cruise

  • What do I need to bring?

    • Camera
    • Solid shoes
    • Bottle of water
  • How long is the tour?

    This tour takes about 4 to 5 hours.

  • What type of vehicle do you use?

    We use either a 13-passenger van or a 36-passenger minibus. 

  • What is the maximum number of people that can go on the tour?

    The maximum capacity is 13 passengers; however, there is a minimum of 4 passengers for this tour to operate.

  • How many stops will we be making and what places will we visit on this tour?

    Since the tour is semi-customizable, it is up to the consensus of those on board to request favorite locations and decide the amount of time spent at each location. Your guide will try his or her best to accommodate you. Some tour highlights include: Fort Point under the Golden Gate Bridge, the Great Highway and surfers at Ocean Beach, and Twin Peaks with its 360-degree views of San Francisco.

  • Are there only photo stops or will we get out the vehicle?

    The tour is flexible and open to suggestions given by those on board. There would be photo opportunities as well as time to walk around and explore the locations.

  • Can I combine this tour with another tour?

    The best combination with a city tour is our Muir Woods Expedition & City Insider's combination.

San Francisco City Insider's Afternoon Tour

Our San Francisco City Insider's Afternoon Tour takes about 4 hours and is semi-private and partially customizable, so feel free to request areas that interest you. Our knowledgeable tour guide will show off San Francisco from a “local’s” perspective, taking you to hidden neighborhoods as well as famous attractions. The advantage of small group tours is the ability to enjoy more stops and photo opportunities and spend more time at one or more attractions. The San Francisco City Insider’s Tour is great for those who want to discover sights not included in the large tour busses or the tourist guidebooks!

Some potential tour highlights include (Please note, itinerary is subject to change):

Fisherman's Wharf, China Town, North Beach/Little Italy, Civic Center / City Hall, Golden Gate BridgeGolden Gate Park, Alamo Square, Union Square, Marina / Palace of Fine Arts, Twin PeaksMission / Dolores / Castro

You can put in a request for a favorite location and your guide will try his or her best to accommodate you. Complementary hotel pickup is provided, or you can join  the group in the Fisherman's wharf. You will have multiple 10-15 minutes stops on the way to take pictures and enjoy the sights. 

San Francisco Bay Cruise option: Upgrade your City Insider's Tour to include a San Francisco Bay Cruise in the morning, where you will sail underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and will enjoy breathtaking views of San Francisco's amazing waterfront, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Fort Mason, Angel Island, Marin Headlands and Sausalito. You will be back in time for your San Francisco City Insider's Afternoon Tour pickup.

Hint for a perfect day: schedule Muir Woods in the morning and this tour in the afternoon! Another popular combination for the SF City Insider’s Tour is with Alcatraz. This San Francisco City Insider’s Tour is also available in the morning. Our San Francisco City Insider’s Tour guarantees an exclusive insider’s view of San Francisco.

San Francisco City Insider's 
Afternoon Tour - Times Approximate

Tour Length - 4 hours approximately

1:10 - 1:40 PMPick up at hotels in Downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf areas.
1:40 PM - 5:30 PMOur San Francisco City Insider's Afternoon Tour is given from a local perspective. Spend the afternoon seeing amazing sights and hearing the stories you can't get on bigger busses. More stops and photo opportunities on this San Francisco City Insider's Tour.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PMGet dropped off back at the hotels in Downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf areas.

Prices for the Private San Francisco Tour are dependent on availability, itinerary, group size and activities. Please call 1-866-231-3752 or submit this form for a quote.


  • Complimentary SF hotel pickup & drop off
  • Discover hidden sights & neighborhoods
  • Enjoy more locations
  • Spend extra time at chosen locations
  • 4 hour tour given from a local's perspective
  • Upgrade to include the Bay Cruise
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