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The Urban Safari

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Address: San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 282 5555; 866 697 2327
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We had Eric for the tour of city for the jail and sail tour , he made us feel at home and showed us some local places that were off the track e.g the Christmas house!! As it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Britt J
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Ballarat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We had Eric for the tour of city for the jail and sail tour , he made us feel at home and showed us some local places that were off the track e.g the Christmas house!! As it was our 1st time in San Fan and had a day or two to look around he showed us other places including... More 

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Thank Britt J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

In July we had a family holiday in San Francisco with two teenagers and a seven year old. Eric, the owner, contacted us in advance of the tour to make final arrangements and confirm all our names. Nice touch as he greeted us all and had all our names correct at the start of the tour. We followed a great... More 

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Thank Iain P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Ugh - what a horrifying experience. The locals seem to loathe this business and its humiliating to be on a painted bus where everyone is glaring at you. The safety of the driving was suspect and the incessant chatter of the "guides" was awful - almost no knowledge of San Francisco. We had high hopes based on the reviews but... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

this tour was awesome! our family of 4 loved it! the tour guide was great and it went to plenty of sites/attractions in San Fran to give us a good tour of the city! Thoroughly recommend it to all visitors to San Fran, you wont be disappointed!

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Hamilton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had the best day on this tour. Our guide was great, so funny and full of knowledge. The tour takes you all over the city in the morning, then after lunch we were dropped off to go to Alcatraz. Our tickets to Alcatraz were included with this tour. The tour finished once we were dropped off to go to... More 

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Thank Jade R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was a fantastic tour and definitely the best way to see San Fran. Our guide was amazing and very experienced, we had a laugh and a sing a long he was also very prepared for the climate. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone travelling to San Francisco. Thank you Urban Safari for a great morning. Has some... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Four of us did a wine tour into the Sonoma Valley with our guide Eric. We had an amazing day out starting with great pastries and mimosas for breakfast. We tried a bunch of new experiences including wine blending which was great fun. Eric took a really flexible approach to the day and tailored the trip to meet our specific... More 

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Narellan, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Urban Safari in San Francisco was unbelievable. What a great day had by all. Eric, our guide, took us to some spots that we otherwise would not have seen. We took some great shots from Twin Peaks and had a lovely lunch at a City cafe. The tour also included our trip to Alcatraz which again was fantastic. Would... More 

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Scoresby, Australia
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Urban Safari from the first minute to the last minute of the four hour tour was interesting, informative & so much fun. Our tour guide, Daniel, showed an infectious enthusiasm & passion for the tour & this city that made it impossible not to enjoy it. My husband, myself & our 3 adult children have not stopped talking about it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We purchased the SF Urban Safari (without Alcatraz) on Groupon hoping for a fun and educational tour of the city... Urban Safari exceeded our expectations. Unlike many of the other tour groups, our guide picked us up straight from the hotel for our departure. As SF newbies, this saved us a HUGE hassle trying to navigate transportation to find the... More 

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