San Francisco Organised Trips

Monterey and Carmel, San Francisco

Head for Northern California’s coast and witness rugged landscapes and the wild waters of the Pacific Ocean. The tour will take you south along the beautiful Route 1 towards the town of Santa Cruz and the beautiful Monterey Peninsula beyond. Stop at scenic lookouts along the route, Monterey’s waterfront street of Cannery Row – which was made famous by author John Steinbeck – and the art gallery and restaurant district of the town of Carmel.

Duration:

Full day

Redwoods and Wine Country Escape, San Francisco

Journey into the beautiful California wine country, which is located just an hour outside the city, and visit Muir Woods – a spectacular redwood forest. In Muir Woods spend an hour wandering beneath the towering redwoods before visiting a number of wineries on Sonoma County – the birthplace of Californian wine. Enjoy complimentary tastings and partake in a unique winery cave tour before returning to the city across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 8am
End time: 5:30pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Tour, wine tasting fees. Excluded: Muir Woods National Park entrance fee, meals, tips.

Other information:

Departures on request.
Pick up from San Francisco hotel in Downtown or Fisherman's Wharf area.
Those wishing to take part in the wine tasting must be 21 or over (ID required).

San Francisco Insider’s Tour

Depart from your downtown hotel or Fisherman's Wharf on this flexible and insightful tour which ventures off the beaten track and offers a fresh perspective of the city. Unlike traditional tours you will get to experience the iconic city from a local's perspective as you discover some of San Francisco's hidden gems. You can also request your favourite attractions, perhaps visiting Golden Gate Park or admiring the view from Telegraph Hill. Enjoy plenty of time to explore each sight and fabulous photo opportunities.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: 8am or 1pm
End time: 1pm or 6pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Return transfers from selected Downtown hotels. Excludes: Food, beverages, tips.

Other information:

Departs daily on request.

San Francisco Tour with Bay Cruise

Witness the key landmarks of the city on an introductory half day city tour. As well as seeing the sights, such as Union Square, Nob Hill, Fisherman’s Wharf and Golden Gate Park, you will stop for a photo opportunity on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and city and bay views from the lookout area of Twin Peaks. The tour is followed by a one hour cruise to view the ‘city on the bay’ from a different perspective.

Duration:

Half day

Included/Excluded:

Included: Half day coach tour, one hour bay cruise. Excluded: Food, beverages.

Other information:

Departs Sun-Fri 9:15am and daily at 11:15am.
Departs from Pier 43½ at Fisherman's Wharf.

San Francisco Tour with Bay Cruise

Witness the key landmarks of the city on an introductory half day city tour. As well as seeing the sights, such as Union Square, Nob Hill, Fisherman’s Wharf and Golden Gate Park, you will stop for a photo opportunity on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and city and bay views from the lookout area of Twin Peaks.

Duration:

Half day

Included/Excluded:

Included: Half day coach tour, one hour bay cruise. Excluded: Food, beverages.

Other information:

Departs Sun-Fri 9:15am and daily at 11:15am.
Departs from Pier 43½ at Fisherman's Wharf.

Total Yosemite, San Francisco

Travel inland toward the Sierra Nevada mountain range to witness the spectacular landscapes of Yosemite National Park. Upon arrival in the park enjoy a two hour guided walking tour on which you will witness the Bridalveil Falls (spring and summer), El Capitan, Inspiration Point, Half Dome and the famous Yosemite Falls (spring and summer). Over lunch spend an hour exploring at leisure before visiting a grove of Giant Sequoia trees and returning to San Francisco.

Duration:

Full day.

Start time: 6am-7am
End time: 9pm
Included/Excluded:

Included: Park entrance fee, transfers. Excluded: Meals, tips.

Other information:

The route and itinerary is subject to to snow depth, road conditions, detours and roadworks.
The Giant Sequoia hike is dependent on snow levels and trail conditions from Oct-Apr.
Pick up from hotel in Downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf between 6 and 7am.

Vista Grande Helicopter Tour, San Francisco

Enjoy a scenic ride to the heliport where you will board a Bell Jet helicopter for your thrilling tour of the city from the sky. Music will be played as you soar over the striking cityscape, renowned hills and Bay Area communities. Enjoy pilot commentary and have your camera at the ready as you spot famous landmarks such as the notorious Alcatraz Island and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Fly north over the Marin Headlands, Angel Island and the artistic town of Sausalito before touching down.

Duration:

30 minutes

Start time: Daily departures on request
Included/Excluded:

Includes return transfers to the heliport.

What to take:

Comfy shoes, warm clothes and photo ID required.

Wine Lover’s Tour, San Francisco

Depart from your downtown hotel or Fisherman's Wharf to embark on a guided tour of America's best known wine-producing region. Enjoy the freedom to choose where you visit and how long you spend there as you drive through a stunning patchwork of vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills. Sonoma Valley is regarded as the birthplace of the California wine industry whilst Napa Valley is renowned for its award-winning wines. Visit several wineries and enjoy tastings whilst learning about the history of California wine-making.

Duration:

Full day

Start time: Departures on request
Included/Excluded:

Includes return transfers from selected Downtown hotels. Does not include meals.