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The Urban Safari

Address: San Francisco, CA (SoMa)
Phone Number: 415 282 5555; 866 697 2327
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$136*
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90%
Ranked #53 of 393 Activities in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The tour guide was amazing, we had so much fun and learnt so much about San Fran. It also included trip over to alcatraz which is a must. I recommend this tour to everyone

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Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Being a very expensive tour, I booked this tour and 30minutes later I was told, the date was not going to happen, but rush and get on the one that had already started. This was a mistake, should have asked for my money back. And when I asked for just part of it back they would offer was $30 and... More 

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CEODanny, Owner at The Urban Safari, responded to this review

So the public is fully aware, our tours last no less than 4 hours. We always ask the guests if they have specific desires, and take those into account. This is hardly considered "on the guide's whims". We have over 500 hours of touring itineraries up our sleeve...we're never short on ideas. Our guests like the idea of having input... More 

Greater Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

An Urban Safari tour of San Francisco is an absolute must for anyone visiting the city. The staff, our driver, Obami, and our guide Naomi couldn't have been more helpful, fun and above all interesting. Naomi really knew her stuff and Obami also kept us entertained. They were so well organised. It was an absolute pleasure to spend the day... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've done a lot of day tours and must say that Urban Safari is a stand out operation. The staff are incredible to deal with and do go out of their way to look after you. Daniel and Sandy should be very proud of the tour company they've got up and running! Eric was our guide for the day and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

This is by far one of the best tours I have ever been on. Right from the beginning our tour guide, Eric, made an effort to make everyone feel comfortable, and has us laughing and singing the entire time! As we were in the smaller vehicle, with only 6 other guests we were able to go to a lot of... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Urban Safari never ceases to amaze, I have been on two tours with them in the last couple of years and have never had short of an amazing time. First trip with them was the San Francisco city tour on their big zebra bus, so much fun (even though everyone stares at you wearing your safari hats and animal print... More 

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Davis, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I am giving 5 stars to Urban Safari and I have not even taken the tour!!! The 5 Star rating is for the awesome person, "Sandy" who answered the phone when I called today to make reservations for a holiday SF tour. She knows her stuff!!! Answered every single question I had patiently. And best of all....she is really, really... More 

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Perth, West Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Everything about this tour was first rate. The guide and driver really made an effort to make everyone feel welcome and part of a fun group. Th y even found out we were getting married and made an announcement. The itinerary was comprehensive and not boring at all. Something for everyone. Thanks for a great tour!

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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We signed up for a semi-private tour but ended up with a totally private event. Our guide was Mark and he was fun, very informative and knowledge. Wwould recommend this to everyone

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Lismore, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our family of four, mum dad with older teenage girls,were taken a little aback when the big "zebra" bus arrived to pick us up. Naomi, our guide, stepped out and personally introduced herself to all passengers. The Tour took us to lovely monuments, the Golden Gate Bridge, a lookout over the city and through the streets of San Fransisco with... More 

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