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GoCar GPS Guided Tours

431 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Russian Hill)
1-800-914-6227
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Ranked #109 of 307 Activities in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: GoCar, the World’s First Storytelling CarFold up the map – put away the guidebook – and prepare for a city adventure you won’t soon forget! These... more » Owner description: GoCar, the World’s First Storytelling CarFold up the map – put away the guidebook – and prepare for a city adventure you won’t soon forget! These clever yellow talking convertibles navigate for you, point out the sights, and tell you about the city’s culture and history. But that’s not all – your GoCar mobile tour guide has a personality and a human voice – it cracks jokes, recommends the good restaurants, and tells you the stories that bring the city to life. It’s like having a “local” give you a private guided tour.GoCar gives clear driving directions using GPS satellite technology. Just follow the friendly audio directions and relax! « less
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The concept is simple, choose a route, a blue or red (one is approx 1hr and the other is approx 2) and you follow the route and get a live commentary about where you are and some interesting historical facts. There are 2 vehicles you can choose from, the standard model and the 'sport' model. We opted for the sport... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Had a great day seeing San Francisco by GoCar! Laughed and smiled for 5 straight hours! Fabulous way to see the city!!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I rented a Gocar for 3 hours. We had some much fun that we keep it for another hour. They are really nice and their GPS system is great. It takes you thru the most important and interesting places in San Francisco. I will extremely recommend you to take a Gocar tours if you want to have fun while learning... More

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Colorado, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I would rather give this 3.5 stars than just 3 or 4. It was a fun experience, but I wouldn't do it again. We had 2 GoCars and took our two kids (age 10 and 12). Riding around in the little yellow 3 wheel scooter like thing feels a little silly. We got the more powerful GoCars and were glad... More

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Bridget D the manager helped us, very nice and explained everything, we got the upgraded car, more power, great for going up hills, my girlfriend and I had a blast, gps lets you know where to turn to keep you on track, the only downfall was our gps fell out from underneath so we didn't have for about 20 mins... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband and I just spent 3 days in San Francisco. I wanted a way to show him as much of the city as possible in a short time. We heard about the GoCars. We LOVED it. They are a hoot! We took the "tour" for all day. The GPS is very good at telling you where to go, what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Fun drive around the city. GPS gave you some fun information about different parts of the city. Definitely helps to have a co-navigator with their smart phone GPS out in case you drift off course as the GPS part of the tour is audio only and just stops working of you take a wrong turn! But overall a great adventure... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Our brakes went out and we almost crashed. The company did not care and when came for vehicle after waiting over an hour showed no intetest. They got the money and do not care about safety of users. Do not take children on this and we say don't use the service.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We rented two of the higher end cars impromptu. We only had two hours to spare which turns out to not have been enough time. After doing all of the paperwork, watching the videos and getting instructions, 30 minutes of our available 2 ours was already gone. Then we found out that we needed to take a short cut back... More

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New Canaan
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a blast. It is a great way to see the city. As with all things, if you step up a bit, you have a MUCH better experience. First, get the better car, its worth it. Second, get enough time, and realize that if you get out every time the GPS narrator suggests to, you won't make it back... More

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