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Best Bay Area Tours

2267 39th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116 (Sunset)
877-705-8687
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Ranked #47 of 394 Activities in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Welcome to Best Bay Area Tours!!! WE ARE OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS and THE PUBLIC!!! We are a fun and...
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Owner description: Welcome to Best Bay Area Tours!!! WE ARE OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS and THE PUBLIC!!! We are a fun and affordable tour company operating in and around beautiful San Francisco California. We offer a variety of tour options. We feature small group tours - no large overcrowded groups at Best Bay Area Tours. Best Bay Area Tours is an experienced tour operator with many years in the San Francisco area. Let us take you on one or more of our exciting adventures.

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Ahmedabad, India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We did one day Yosemite tour on 28 September 2014.I just called Alan a night before and he said there are two seats vacant. 14 seater came precisely on the time in the morning,guide pointed out that we were couple of minutes late. Tour was excellent by all means. Guide has full knowledge of the place and dinning places, His... More 

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Fingal Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We took two tours with Best Bay Area Tours and could not fault their service. We liked how their tours were all in mini buses, smaller groups, more personal service and they did not disappoint us. Yosemite Full day tour: a rather long day but definitely worth the trip, wonderful Yosemite National Park. We were picked up from our San... More 

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Montreal, QC, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We booked and paid for this small group city tour months in advance. Two days prior to our arrival in San Francisco we received an email cancelling our booking because "something came up"!!!!! Not a pleasant experience!!! Would not recommend!!!!!

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Alanr21, Owner at Best Bay Area Tours, responded to this review

Dear Pam, I am truly sorry you were disappointed in my having to cancel your tour. My 87 year old mom was taken ill and I needed to fly to Florida to be with her. I did arrange for another tour for you with a partner company. Which is more than most other companies would take the time do to.... More 

Ocala, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Alan was charming and very personable. We did a group tour to Sausalito and Muir Woods. He didn't go overboard with silly gimmicks or canned jokes. He just shared his extensive knowledge about SF, history and the sights we were seeing in a way that made all of my group rate him 5 stars. Plus, I left my camera on... More 

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Long Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We took four tours (Monterey & Carmel, City Tour, Yosemite, and Muir Woods & Sausilito)...each one exceptional. Mike, Tom and Alan were wonderful, personable and knowledgeable tour guides. The small size tours were just perfect for us. It enabled our tour guides to be able to answer any questions we had during our tours. Our hotel pickups were always on... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were picked up from our San Francisco Hotel right on time by our tour guide Eric. Our transport was a new 14 seater bus which was very comfortable with tinted windows, reclining seats and good leg room,The trip out to Yosemite is a long one, so don't expect a short bus trip, but it was well worth the time... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had limited time in San Francisco and wanted to see more than just the downtown area without renting a car. We went on the Muir Woods/Sausalito tour and loved it. Muir Woods is a must when in San Francisco and a bit tricky to get to. We liked the fact that our tour van picked us up from our... More 

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Lancaster, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Alan, the owner, has established a well organized and informative tour company. We took 3 different tours with Best Bay Tours while we were in San Francisco. Enjoyed each one! Well worth the price! We toured the Muir Woods, all day trip to Monterey and Carmel, and the San Francisco city tour. We had Alan for two of the tours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My mom and I went on the Muir Woods and Sonoma Valley Wine Tour and it was a fun, educational, and relaxing experience. We went in a small tour bus that sat about 10-12, but we only had eight on our tour. Our guide was great and really told us a lot about the places we were going and talked... More 

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Mosinee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This was our first trip to Muir Woods and Wine Country and after much research on Trip Advisor booked with Best Bay Area Tours and were not disappointed. We were picked up at our hotel by Mike, our driver in a 12 passenger van. We liked the small group size which made it extremely easy to organize our arrivals and... More 

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