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San Francisco Sightseeing Tour

San Francisco Sightseeing Tour

San Francisco City Insider's

  • 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

On our half-day San Francisco sightseeing tour, you’ll be accompanied by an Extranomical expedition leader who is a “city insider”. Ask them anything and everything about the sights you want to see during your San Francisco Tour. They are your ticket to an extraordinary time! Awesome!

These San Francisco sightseeing tours will put you in the front row to see The Embarcadero, Fisherman’s Wharf (with its famous as Pier 39), Levi Plaza and the brand-new version of the Ferry Building.         

Your 1-day San Francisco sightseeing tour will visit the Palace of Fine Arts an historic attraction since the 1915 Pan-Pacific Exhibition. After a stream of selfies, load back up for the main event, a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge—a Bay Area icon since 1937.

San Francisco sightseeing tours aren't complete without exploring the city’s majestic parks, rugged coastline, and culturally inspiring neighborhoods. The Cliffside views of “city by the bay” and Golden Gate Park are what dreams are made of.

Our San Francisco Tour delves into the cool and interesting facts about the Haight-Ashbury, Mission and Castro districts and what they are today! Tons of stories that will make you laugh out loud at the surprising, sometimes crazy, things that have made San Francisco one of the world’s most beloved cities.

You’ll also have the chance to immerse yourself in the living urban culture of Chinatown. Marvel at skyscrapers in the Financial District and Nob Hill. We’ll conclude your San Francisco sightseeing tour with a visit to the Italian neighborhood and the historic cornerstone of North Beach. Stay here for dinner or let us return you to your hotel. Your choice!


City Insider's & Bay Cruise Combo

Cruising the city, eyes wide open in awe, crossing all the “must-see” sights off your list, what a day! After exploring the iconic San Francisco highlights up close and personal, what’s next? Glad you asked! Taking in our world famous skyline from the water, of course.

Spent your money on cool souvenirs and a decadent San Francisco crab feast?

Not to worry, we take care of our people!

Add your unforgettable Bay Cruise, with once in a lifetime photo ops, for only $10


City Insider's + 24h Bike Rental Combo

Be mesmerized by San Francisco’s rich history, vibrant cultural heritage and unforgettable natural beauty with our Insider tour.

Seeing San Francisco with a local City Insider is the only way to go! Nothing compares to riding through the iconic neighborhoods and snapping sharable memories while exploring the world famous sights up close.

Well, one there is one thing that tops all that… finishing off the day with a bike ride—feeling the sea-kissed air gently rustling through your hair and the lively streets as your playground.

Add a 24-hour Bike Rental to your San Francisco City Insider tour for only $10!  (Yes, we know that’s crazy cheap for our sleek bikes decked out with all the gear you need, but you caught us in a good mood—lucky you!) 


San Francisco City Insider's 
Afternoon Tour - Times Approximate

Tour Length - 4 hours approximately

1:10 - 1:40 PMPick up at hotel Zephyr.
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.

Customer Reviews

San Francisco Sightseeing Tour
– Heather K. on 02/05/2018

Kimberly was a wonderful bright bubbly person with an amazing wealth of knowledge. As much as I enjoyed the afternoon this is not the tour for you if you are hoping to stop at ALL the famous tourist spots. Our tour was booked by our travel agent and I was under the impression that we would see all the sights like Alamo Park (painted ladies) and Lombard St. On this 4 hour tour we got to stop at Palace of fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Lands End and Clarion Alley for approx 15-20 minutes at each stop. As I said I really enjoyed the afternoon and Kimberly was amazing, but next time maybe I need to do a bit more research before booking a tour.
– Pam U. on 12/01/2017

Enjoyed the tour Enjoyed the tour. Kimberly was excellent. Loved going through the different areas of town.
– Cassandra B. on 10/21/2016

Constantine was very knowledgeable and gave many great insights and anecdotes about the city of san francisco! My sister and I really enjoyed this trip and really got to see the wonders of San Francisco!
– Jeff M. on 10/05/2016

Good afternoon touring around the City. Ross was very informative.... I think a trip across the Golden Gate would have been good.
– Timothy D. on 08/05/2016

The San Francisco City Tour was amazing. Our tour guide Phil was fantastic. His customer service was wonderful and he went out of his way to make everyone feel comfortable. I would recommend Phil and Extranomical Tours to everyone.
– Gary S. on 06/18/2016

Very friendly informative guide and good driver
– marina D. on 03/15/2016

Out tour guide was very personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. Exceptional tour
– Cornelius M. on 03/13/2016

Awesome tour
– Beverley A. on 03/01/2016

Thoroughly enjoyable Alcatraz Tour in the morning and City sights tour in the afternoon. Long day but with the short time we had in San Fran it was a great all over tour!
San Francisco City Tour
Precios del Tour*Adultos (12+)Niños
Precio Regular:$79$71
Especial de Internet:$59$51

City Tour PM with Bay Cruise AM
Precios del Tour*Adultos (12+)Niños
Precio Regular:$111$96
Especial de Internet:$69$61

City Tour PM with 24h Bike Rental
Precios del Tour*Adultos (12+)Niños
Precio Regular:$111$91
Especial de Internet:$69$61


  • Hidden San Francisco attractions and their stories
  • Exclusive photo and discovery stops
  • Expert perspective from “City insiders”
  • Departures every day
  • VIP treatment
  • Free WiFi on vehicle
  • Friendly cancellation policy
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