Private San Francisco Ultimate City Tour

City Tour
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    San Francisco Jeep Tours

    Our company, MapWest, started 28 years ago and now publishes and distributes millions of maps and visitor guides in nine languages. San Francisco Jeep Tours builds upon our years of welcoming visitors and creating memorable experiences. Our amazing staff has been delivering  top-rated, guided tours in San Francisco for more than 20 years. The idea for this type of tour adventure started (mid-pandemic) in 2020Guests told us they wanted a small, open-air vehicle for a private tour experience for their families—and Jeeps are the perfect open-air vehicle to explore varied terrain of the Bay Area.  

    • 2, 2.5 or 3 Hours
    • Daily 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM
    • San Franscisco

    See the San Francisco sights you want to see, at a pace that suits your group. Your friends and family will love our open-air, convertible Jeeps. Choose from 2, 2.5 or 3-hour explorations. And yes, we stop at the Golden Gate Bridge!

    Good to Know

    • Your Own Guide Private Tour with your own guide
    • Frequent Cleaning Spotless & Clean Vehicles
    • Family Friendly Perfect Family Activity
    • Face Masks Required Masks required for tour guide & guests

    Do We Fit?

    Seats 6 – 4 Adults & 2 Teens/Children

    Where does this tour start?

    June through August: 

    Daily starting at 9:00 am, 1:00 pm

    September through May:

    Daily starting at 10:00 am, 2:00 pm

    Closed on December 25 and January 1st.

    Highlights

    • Fisherman’s Wharf (Photo Stop!)San Francisco’s #1 tourist destination! Fisherman’s Wharf sign, with a crab emblazoned on a ship’s wheel, is one of the most photographed locations.
    • Palace of Fine Arts (Photo Shop!)The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition
    • Presidio of San Francisco (Photo Stop!)Presidio was designated a National Historic Landmark and the site has been part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area since 1994
    • Golden Gate Bridge (Photo Shop!)San Francisco’s most iconic landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge!
    • Golden Gate Park (Photo Stop!)Inside of Golden Gate Park’s 1,017 acres explore and discover gardens, playgrounds, lakes, picnic groves, trails, and monuments, plus an array of world class museums and cultural attractions
    • Lombard Street The Crookedest Street (Photo Stop!)Lombard Street’s 8 world-famous hairpin turns have earned it the nickname the crookedest street in the world
    • Twin Peaks (Photo Stop!)Twin Peaks at 922 feet (282m) in height, offers spectacular views of the Bay Area, and is a world-famous tourist attraction

    How long is the tour?

    Your choice of 22.5 or 3 hours of fun.

    Prices

    • 2 Hours $325.00
    • 2.5 Hours $405.00 
    • 3 Hours $ 485.00

    Where is the start location? Do you offer hotel pick ups?

    Hotel Pick up is available in Fisherman’s Wharf and Union Square. Please indicate your hotel when booking.

    If you are not staying in a Hotel we offer a choice of two centrally located pick up locations.

    One location in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco’s #1 destination and our other at Union Square.  

    • FISHERMAN’S WHARF Jefferson St. at Taylor St across from Fisherman’s Wharf sign You will be picked up in the passenger zone at 2770 Taylor St. in front of Applebee’s Restaurant. Please arrive early to make sure you are at the correct departure location.
    • UNION SQUARE: Post St. at Powell St. You will be picked up in the passenger zone at 421 Post St. across from Morton’s Steakhouse Restaurant. This is the side entrance to the Westin St Francis Hotel.  We do not pick up at the front /main entrance door at the Westin St Francis. Please arrive early to make sure you are at the correct Post Street side entrance for your departure.

    Why choose us?

    Personal tour guide for your party

    Perfect for Social Distancing Only your group and your driver. No large groups or crowded tour buses.  

    Tour at your own pace. More time for stops and photos

    Amazing tour guides. A great guide makes all the difference. Our tour guides rock!

    On cold days we have blankets to keep you warm and snug.

    It’s fun! Riding in a convertible jeep is a blast. Come see San Francisco with us.

    Where does the Golden Gate Bridge part of the tour stop?

    We cross the Golden Gate Bridge as part of the tour route. 

    Depending on traffic and parking lot closures we will stop at one of these amazing bridge view spots.  All are great for photos.

    • North Tower visitor overlook 
    • Marin Headlands overlook 
    • Historic Fort Point (located under South end of Bridge)
    • Fort Baker (located near North End of Bridge)  

    NOTE: With lots of stops and places to visit in a limited amount of time there will not be time to walk out onto the bridge sidewalks. 

    What to Expect

    Explore the City in 2, 2.5 or 3 Hours
    We customize the route based on the tour length you choose and pick up your group at either Fisherman’s Wharf or Union Square.

    Some of the many route choices and stops are detailed below. Your tour guide will optimize your time by creating a route that takes you to your requested spots!

    Ready to go? Jump aboard and we are off to see the city!

    Our two-hour tour covers most of the city’s highlights and the Golden Gate Bridge

    Upgrade: Add an half hour for 2.5 hours of exploring

    The 2.5-hour tour adds:

    A drive down Lombard Street (depending on traffic) and more time in Golden Gate Park or Ocean Beach.

    Upgrade: Add an hour for 3 hours of fun
    The 3-hour tour adds:

    Time for four to five more locations or a meal stop. Stops can include the Mission District Murals, views from Twin Peaks, view from Coit Tower /Telegraph Hill.

    Route can include many of these choices:

    Fisherman’s Wharf
    San Francisco’s #1 tourist destination! Fisherman’s Wharf sign, with a crab emblazoned on a ship’s wheel, is one of the most photographed locations.

    Marina District and Union Street
    The Marina is a picturesque neighborhood of Art Deco structures with nearby Union Street the center of attention in Cow Hollow

    Palace of Fine Arts
    The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition

    Crissy Field
    Crissy Field was transformed starting in 2001 from a former military airfield into a beloved national park site.

    Presidio of San Francisco
    Presidio was designated a National Historic Landmark and the site has been part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area since 1994

    Golden Gate Bridge
    San Francisco’s most iconic landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge!

    Legion of Honor Museum and Lincoln Park
    Legion of Honor displays a collection of more than 4,000 years of ancient and European art overlooking Lincoln Park and the Golden Gate Bridge

    Ocean Beach and Pacific Ocean views
    Ocean Beach San Francisco is the largest of the San Francisco beaches. 3.5-mile stretch of white beach. Great for strolling and flying kites.

    Alamo Square and Painted Ladies
    Alamo Square Park offers views of the San Francisco skyline and the Painted Ladies Postcard Row

    Golden Gate Park
    Inside of Golden Gate Park’s 1,017 acres explore and discover gardens, playgrounds, lakes, picnic groves, trails, and monuments, plus an array of world class museums and cultural attractions

    Twin Peaks
    Twin Peaks at 922 feet (282m) in height, offers spectacular views of the Bay Area, and is a world-famous tourist attraction

    Haight Ashbury
    Eclectic and funky, the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco unapologetically marches to the beat of its own drum.

    Castro District
    The Castro rneighborhood remains one of the most prominent symbols of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activism & events in the world

    Mission District and Amazing Murals
    Mission District is an exuberant, evolving neighborhood with Latino roots. Home to Mission Dolores, the oldest intact building in San Francisco

    Japantown
    Experience San Francisco’s Japantown! This six-block district is known for its sushi, traditional massage, shopping and more!

    Union Square
    Union Square, San Francisco’s #1 shopping destination! The Square is home to hundreds of stores, restaurants, hotels, theaters, boutiques and more.

    Ferry Building and Embarcadero
    The Ferry Building anchors San Francisco to the Bay at the foot of Market Street on the Embarcadero

    Transamerica Pyramid, Embarcadero Center and Financial District
    The Transamerica Pyramid once disliked now beloved towers over the Financial District and Embarcadero Center in SF

    Chinatown
    This is one of the oldest and most established Chinatowns in the U.S. Beyond iconic Dragon’s Gate, a bustling maze of streets and alleys brims with dim sum joints and other traditional eateries.

    Dragon Gate
    The Dragon Gate is the traditional stone archway greeting visitors to Chinatown since 1970

    North Beach and Little Italy
    North Beach, a buzzy neighborhood steeped in Italian heritage, draws locals and tourists to its checked-tablecloth trattorias, coffee shops and retro-flavored bars.

    Lombard Street The Crookedest Street
    Lombard Street’s 8 world-famous hairpin turns have earned it the nickname the crookedest street in the world

    Cable Cars and Cable Car Museum
    Enjoy soaring hilltop views of San Francisco from the seat of a classic cable car!

    We hope you enjoyed your tour and learned a bit about our favorite city.
    Your tour guide can return your group to your hotel or drop you off at a local restaurant, museum or attraction of your choice.

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