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San Francisco Experiences


San Francisco has much more to offer the discerning traveller than just shopping, explore the vibrant city of San Francisco with these spectacular experiences, activities, sightseeing tours, including dining options, pre-booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

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Go San Francisco Card®



Price From: £24 per person

Explore the vibrant city of San Francisco with maximum savings and flexibility using the Go San Francisco Card®, save up to 55% off retail prices to 25+ top attractions. Purchase a 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 day Go San Francisco Card® with free entrance to the attractions below, includes a Guide Book to help you plan your vacation. You will never have to wait in queue to purchase an entry ticket, your admission is already paid for.

  • Hop-On/Off Sightseeing Tour (24 Hour Ticket)
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not!
  • Exploratorium
  • Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise
  • Escape from the Rock
  • Wine Country Tour and Tastings
  • de Young Museum
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • Conservatory of Flowers
  • GoCar Tour (30-minute rental)
  • AT&T Park Tour
  • California's Great America
  • Angel Island roundtrip ferry
  • Asian Art Museum
  • The Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • The Beat Museum
  • UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens
  • U.S.S. HORNET
  • YBCA
  • California Historical Society
  • Children's Creativity Museum and Carousel
  • Madame Tussauds (From 1 April 2015)
Please be aware some attractions are only available seasonally, or subject to specific opening or departure times and some require advanced reservations.
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Alcatraz and All Loops Double Decker Tour Combo Ticket

Price From: £30 per person

Enjoy a 72-hour All Loops Double-Decker Bus tour Ticket along with return ferry ticket to Alcatraz and Audio-guided tour of Alcatraz Prison. Your all Loops ticket is valid for Downtown, Golden Gate, Golden Gate Park and Night loop bus services. Visit iconic sites, Fisherman’s Wharf, Barbary Coast, Ferry Buildings, Union Square, Chinatown, Pier 39, Golden Gate Bridge and much more. Explore Alcatraz, your audio guided tour bringing this legendary prison to life with real voices of the correctional officers and inmates who lived on the island, listen to stories of escape attempts, surviving solitary confinement and ‘The Battle of 46’. ‘The Rock’ was home to many notorious criminals, Al ‘Scarface’ Capone and the ‘Birdman’ Robert Stroud and houses the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the USA, a seabird colony and natural features like rock pools.

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Yosemite National Park Day Tour from San Francisco


Price From: £30 per person

Yosemite National Park, designated a World Heritage Site was one of the first wilderness parks in the USA. Located in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range, its peaks soar over 13,000 feet above sea level, the park is well known for its waterfalls, deep valleys, beautiful lakes, pristine mountain streams, granite cliffs and giant sequoia groves. Explore this magnificent Park on our full day Tour, your journey starts with a 180-mile scenic drive from San Francisco to this area of outstanding natural beauty, with an experienced and informative tour guide. The park formed by Glaciers cutting through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, leaving spectacular granite monuments visible throughout the park. Visit Yosemite Falls, the highest in North America and third highest in the world with a 2450 foot drop. At the eastern end of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome Cliffs rises more than 4,737 feet above the valley floor and one of Yosemite’s more familiar sights. Cathedral Rocks, as their name suggests have the appearance of a gothic cathedral, directly behind the rocks, sit two slender columns of granite rising 800 feet above the valley, both the rocks and spires are about 3,000 feet above the valley. You will have plenty of time for photo opportunities and will be fascinated by your tour directors’ knowledge of this spectacular park.
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San Francisco Helicopter Tour - Vista Flight

Price From: £85 per person

Take to the skies on a fantastic scenic helicopter tour of San Francisco. Board your Bell Jet Helicopter and spend the next 20-minutes flying above San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the magnificent San Francisco Bay. Marvel at the cities stunning city skyline with spontaneous narration from your captain and tour guide.

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California Country Wine Tour - Napa Valley and Sonoma

Price From : £18 per person

Explore California’s wine growing region of Napa and Sonoma Valley’s visiting between three and four wineries (time permitting) with the opportunity of tasting some of California’s leading wines. Start your tour with a scenic drive from San Francisco over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge (photo stop will be provided) to the rolling hills of the Napa and Sonoma Counties with an experienced tour driver/guide, who will talk you through the rich history of the area’s wine growing culture. Visit a selection of wineries from mass-producing vineyards, to the small boutique wineries. After a wonderful day in this beautiful part of California tasting delicious Californian wines, enjoy a scenic journey back to San Francisco.
Depending on traffic and time taken at each stop between 3 or 4 wineries will be visited from the list below, specific wineries cannot be guaranteed and are subject to change without notice.

  • Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace: Founded in 1890 by Sam and Vicki Sebastiani, Viansa Winery & Italian Marketplace is a destination winery in the Carneros grape-growing region at the entrance to Sonoma Valley's Wine Country.

  • Sonoma Square: Enjoy cheese tasting at Vella Cheese Factory and Sonoma Jack Cheese Factory and see General Vallejo's historic home and buildings.

  • Domaine Carneros: In the heart of the Carneros appellation stands a majestic chateau, which houses Domaine Carneros winery. The chateau is considered one of the most beautiful wineries in North America.

  • Kirkland Ranch Winery: At the Kirkland Ranch Winery, you'll find an unpretentious and down-to-earth operation. Enjoy excellent wines while spending time in front of the fireplaces or on the veranda overlooking Jamieson Canyon.

  • Cline Cellars Vineyard: Located on a 350-Acre Estate in the Carneros District of Sonoma County best known for its zinfandel and distinctive rhone-style wines.

  • Homewood Winery: This smaller boutique winery limits its annual production to only 3,000 cases. Originally a home vineyard operation you'll enjoy the smaller "family feel" of this winery.

 

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