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Vintage VW Bus City Tour with Public & Private Options Available

  • 2hr - 3hr

About this experience

What you'll do:

Climb aboard a fully restored vintage Volkswagen bus and take a journey through the heart of San Francisco with the Painted Ladies Tour Company. Listen as the bus’s engine purrs gently, and feel the wind in your hair as you wind your way up and down the city’s famous hilly streets. The small group size creates a friendly and intimate atmosphere where you can get to know your fellow passengers and share in the excitement of exploring the city’s hidden gems. (You can also book our private custom tour option for a more personalized experience!) Let our expert guides take you off the beaten path and reveal the unique side of San Francisco, with access to parts of the city that larger buses can’t reach. Smell the crisp scent of the bay breeze as you take in the iconic views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The pastel colors of the iconic Painted Ladies stand out against the sky, and the intricate murals adorning the streets of the city burst with vibrant hues. Come join us on this unforgettable journey, and let your senses be fully immersed in the magic of San Francisco.

Why we love it for your party:

  • Vintage VW charm (Enjoy a unique and charming experience aboard a restored Volkswagen bus)
  • Scenic adventure (Cruise through San Francisco's hilly streets for a thrilling ride)
  • Intimate atmosphere (Connect with fellow passengers in a small group setting... or book a private tour!)
  • Hidden gems (Explore off-the-beaten-path spots with expert guides)
  • Sensory delights (Immerse your senses in iconic San Francisco sights and sounds)

About this experience partner:

Painted Ladies Tour Company is a company that started out as a dream. My wife and I wanted to share the city we both love so much with others in a way that deepen connection with our customers through a unique and intimate experience. Every tour we provide, we share, we laugh, we think, we get silly and serious and create long lasting memories together. Nothing makes us happier than when our customers say we have made their day so special or that they are so happy they chose us. Or that we have gone above and beyond and they have been blown away with the experience we provide. That is why we do what we do. We love our customers and want them to feel energized and amazed after a tour with us and to share this enthusiasm with their friends and family and colleagues. Without our customers, there is no Painted Ladies Tour Company and this why we always put our customers first. Our team consists of people who recognize our vision and share this same enthusiasm and values. Spreading joy, one tour at a time.

Additional information:

Available Times (Mon-Sun):
UNION SQUARE
• 8:45 AM
• 11 AM
• 1:45 PM

FISHERMANS WHARF
• 8:30AM
• 10:45 AM
• 1:30 PM

Includes:

- 3 incredible photo stops
- Water
- Snacks
- *Afternoon and evening times include beer or white wine

Pick-Up Location Options:
Union Square Area - please arrive 10 minutes before stated departure time: 427 Post St
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Fishermans Wharf Area - please arrive 10 minutes before stated departure time: 1300 Columbus Ave
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Sites:

- Union Square
- Chinatown
- Lombard St
- North Beach
- The Marina
- Palace of Fine Arts (Photo Stop)
- The Presidio
- Golden Gate Bridge (Photo Stop)
- Golden Gate Park
- Alamo Square (Photo Stop)
- The Haight
- Twin Peaks
- Hayes Valley
- Lower Haight
- Civic Center 

Tours have a 2 person minimum-you will be contacted to reschedule if the minimum is not met.

Book Your Experience

Public 2-Hour San Fran City Tour

Starting at$85per person

2hr

Monday - Sunday

UNION SQUARE (427 Post St): 8:45 AM, 11 AM, 1:45 PM

FISHERMANS WHARF (1300 Columbus Ave): 8:30 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:30 PM

Includes

• 3 incredible photo stops

• Water

• Snacks

See Availability

Private 3-Hour Custom Tour

Starting at$595per party

3hr

You can customize the itinerary to suit your interests. Whether you would like to see the city highlights in a private setting or drive down Hwy 1 for a beer. They will work with you to come up with the perfect plan for your day.

They will gladly pick you up from a hotel within the Union Square/Fisherman’s Wharf area, 1300 Columbus Ave, or 427 Post St.

Includes

  • Complimentary water, beer/wine & snack
See Availability

Location

427 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

Or let the party come to you by selecting an at-home package!

Cancellation Policy

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generous Cancellation Policy

Full refund on cancellations with 7+ days notice. No refund within 7 day window.

Book Your Experience

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Choose a Booking Option

Public 2-Hour San Fran City Tour

Starting at$85per person

2hr

Monday - Sunday

UNION SQUARE (427 Post St): 8:45 AM, 11 AM, 1:45 PM

FISHERMANS WHARF (1300 Columbus Ave): 8:30 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:30 PM

Includes

• 3 incredible photo stops

• Water

• Snacks

See Availability

Private 3-Hour Custom Tour

Starting at$595per party

3hr

You can customize the itinerary to suit your interests. Whether you would like to see the city highlights in a private setting or drive down Hwy 1 for a beer. They will work with you to come up with the perfect plan for your day.

They will gladly pick you up from a hotel within the Union Square/Fisherman’s Wharf area, 1300 Columbus Ave, or 427 Post St.

Includes

  • Complimentary water, beer/wine & snack
See Availability

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