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Silver Lion Service Private Tours

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Address: 601 Van Ness Ave E3-515, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number: 415-265-1809
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Description: Silver Lion Service specializes in personalized, private sightseeing...
Silver Lion Service specializes in personalized, private sightseeing tours. Ideal for individual travelers and small groups for up to 7 guests. Select for a list of pre-arranged tours or let us create a customized tour. Our most popular tours are: "Wine Tasting", "Extended San Francisco", "Monterey and Carmel", Gold Country" "Yosemite", Muir Woods Redwoods". Excellent service, affordable rates. Fully licensed. Member of SF Visitor's Bureau.
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We booked Silver Lion before arriving in SF. Tatjana was waiting at the front door at exactly the time specified. As we started the tour, she sought feedback from us on what we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We booked Silver Lion before arriving in SF. Tatjana was waiting at the front door at exactly the time specified. As we started the tour, she sought feedback from us on what we did or did not want to see or visit, and she tailored the tour based on that feedback. At least 3 times, when we got back to... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our second tour with Silver Lion Service. (As a "repeat customer", that alone should tell you how much we enjoy the tours.) During our last visit in 2011, Holger provided an exceptional day of sight seeing in this beautiful city in a way we had never experienced. We knew when we started planning our trip this year that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Having been to San Francisco before, we wanted to see the slightly off-the-beaten-track side to the city, other than the touristy attractions. We were lucky enough to have Mr Danilo as our guide. What a great day was had - he showed us so many incredible things we never would have found in a million years. From the wonderful graffiti... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We spent two days with Danilo. He was very personable and helpful, and took very good care of us. As we had been to San Francisco city before and been to the usual tourist attracxtions, we were looking to get out of the city. On day 1 we asked him to take us to the Jelly Belly Factory (great fun!)... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We just returned from a great trip to San Francisco. We booked Silver Lion to take us to Sausalito and Muir woods! We originally booked 3-5 hours and ended up spending the whole day. Our guide was Dirk and he is so knowledgable and fun to talk to! We saw vistas of San Francisco that we would have never found... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This year we were lucky enough to get a booking with this best of tour companies. Danilo was like a family friend sharing his home town- chatty and friendly, very knowledgeable and able to tailor a drive around what you'd like to see. We had taken a tour with another company last year, and today's experience was definitely far better.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a wonderful experience with Silver Lion Tours. From the moment we were picked up from our hotel, we felt very comfortable with our guide. He was friendly and knowledgeable. Driving in a busy city can be frustrating but our guide was patient and very safe. We saw everything we wanted to see: the Golden Gate Bridge & Park,... More 

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11 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we met Dirk we knew we had made the right choice for our half day tour in SF. A tailored private tour to what we wanted to see and an excellent guide the day just got better and better. SF weather made for some spectacular photos, from treasure island to Sausalito we covered the entire city and... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our tour guide was Dirk. We were challenged to see everything we wanted to see due to limited time and Friday afternoon traffic. I also had very high expectations due to all of the positive trip reviews. I do regret not asking to get out of the car in certain areas. This is definitely my fault as Dirk was flexible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was the highlight of our San Francisco/California trip. I am a little behind on writing this review but our day was so awesome I wanted to make sure that I did post it. It was myself, my husband and two teenagers. We had never taken a tour before so weren't sure how it would be but we had a... More 

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