Hills & Crooked Street Advanced Rider Segway Tour in San Francisco, CA

Fisherman's WharfSan Francisco, CA 94133
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Overview

Hop on a Segway and tour San Francisco’s most popular sites including Fisherman’s Wharf, Little Italy, and Ghirardelli Square. This 2.5-hour Segway tour also provides some of the best views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the unparalleled waterfront. Tour guests enjoy tour narration from our San Francisco expert and a one-of-a-kind San Francisco tour experience.

Description

from Fisherman's Wharf & Hills of San Francisco - Advanced Tour
This Advanced Segway tour is for guests who have had previous experience riding a Segway, who want to see a little more, and who want to test the machine a little further. What better testing grounds than the hills of San Francisco! This tour includes scooting up Russian Hill, riding down the world's crookedness street, seeing the sights in North Beach Little Italy.

Your narrated "San Francisco Hills and Crooked Street Advanced Rider Segway Tour" will feature spectacular views of San Francisco Bay. Your experienced and fun tour guide will narrate your tour through a compact single ear-bud sound system. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver.

Tour HIghlights:
- Municipal Pier and Aquatic Park
- Maritime National Historical Park
- Russian Hill
- Views of Alcatraz, Coit Tower, The Bay Bridge and San Francisco Bay
- Hidden Stairways and Paths
- Lombard Street - world's most famous "Crooked Street"
- Telegraph Hill
- North Beach Little Italy
- St. Peter and Paul's Church
- Washington Square Park
- Fisherman's Wharf, Dungeness Crab Stands, and picturesque fishing harbors

Requirements:
All Advanced Tour guests must have a prior (2 hour minimum) tour riding experience in the past year on the i2 Segway with lean steer technology.
All Segway Riders must be 12 years or older. Riders under 18 years must be accompanied by parent or guardian on the tour. All guests must weigh between 100 - 250 lbs or 45 - 113 kilos. No pregnant guests allowed due to safety reasons. This activity is not recommended for guests that are ages 70 years and older or those with mobility issues. Each rider must sign a Liability Waiver. Helmets and safety vests are provided and required.

Wear comfortable closed toe and flat shoes. No high heels, flip flops or sandals. Bring an extra layer of warm, wind resistant clothing. Rain ponchos, knit gloves and warm jackets are available for guests use. Please leave bulky backpacks at home.

Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Tour Length: Approximately 2.5 hours (including 15-25 minutes refresher course)
Departure Location: Fisherman's Wharf
The Tour office is across the street from the Hyde and Powell Streets Cable Car turn-around, in Fisherman's Wharf. A Wells Fargo Bank ATM is at the entrance to the driveway of the training area. Look for yellow and blue flags. You must arrive 15 minutes prior to your schedule tour time. If you are late - you will lose your reservation and no refund will be issued. No exceptions.

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Mobile359796
"First time on a Segway!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 26, 2019 NEW
Had an amazing time touring Fishermans Wharf and the surrounding area. Tre was an awesome instructor and tour guide. Very knowledgeable about the history of the area and gave excellent instruction in operating the Segway. 1.5 hrs+ of fun exploring the wharf and surrounding hills. Definently worth the money.
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rhb45
"Segway tour of Golden Gate Park"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 25, 2019 NEW
What a great way to see the park. Devin, our guide, taught us newbies to ride the Segway then took us on a wonderfully narrated tour of the park, seeing several areas we had not seen before.
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jc3012
Melbourne
"Great Segway tour of Golden Gate"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 23, 2019 NEW
We did the 3 hour tour at Golden Gate Park. There were only three of us on the tour which was fantastic. I was super impressed by the care taken to safety and the knowledge of our your guide Jace. Christian was also really cute, helpful and friendly
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dlw240
Scottsdale, Arizona
"Best Segway tour ever!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 11, 2019 NEW
Hubby and I were visiting San Fran as part of a cruise. We’ve been to this lovely city many times and didn’t really have any plans when we found this tour company and booked the 2.5 tour of the wharf area. We’ve done many Segway tours in a variety of cities and this was by far the best. Our amazing guide was Nathan. He was funny and informative. He truly took the time to get to know us and made our tour extra special because of it. Next time we are in the city, we will be back. This is the place to go for a unique of this great place, and you won’t be disappointed. Thanks Nathan!
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RMB756
"Great way to tour Golden Gate Park"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 06, 2019
I took the Windmills and Ocean tour I had never been on a Segway and was very impressed by how safety-conscious this company is We had a thorough training session- about 10 in the group ranging from teens to 6- and our instructor and guide Devin made sure we were all able to handle the maneuvers correctly. He had us repeat to be sure we were riding correctly Devin was very knowledgeable about the San Francisco area, and told us many things that I had not heard; he also manage to watch traffic, pedestrians, and the entire group with incredible skill. I felt safe the entire tour I would definitely recommend this company. Note - your feet and back will be tired after the 3 hour tour, but definitely worth the effort!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fisherman's Wharf & Hills of San Francisco - Advanced Tour

Are there physical limitations for who can and cannot ride a Segway?
We offer a 45-50 minute training session for all Segway tour guests. However, riding and navigating a Segway is not an ideal situation for individuals with or a history of mobility issues.

All guests who wish to participate in the tour must be able to easily and quickly step on and off without assistance. This movement is similar to ascending and descending stairs without the use of a handrail.

Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in the tour due to the risk of falling when navigating the Segway. Due to the same risk, individuals above the age of 70 are not allowed to participate.

In an effort to ensure all guests are safe throughout the entire tour experience, we require that all guests must be age 12 or older and weigh at least 100 lbs.

I need to cancel my reservation. What is the process for doing so?
Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.

What happens in the case of rain?
All tours run in light rain, fog, or shine. In the case that a tour is canceled due to extreme weather, you will be given the opportunity to join a future tour.

What time is my tour?
You will set your tour time when making your reservation. For questions about reservation times, please call customer service.

Is parking available?
No. There are no onsite parking facilities available. It is recommended that guests park at one of the many lots and garages nearby or utilize public transportation.

What should I wear for the tour?
Closed-toed shoes are required for tour participation. Wearing an extra layer such as a light jacket is ideal for the San Francisco weather.