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Bill Dan Balancing Rocks

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Address: Bridgeway Waterfront, Sausalito, CA 94966
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Strange but true!

Not sure what this is all about really but watched for a couple of minutes anyway, just because everyone else was!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 11, 2015
CurlyJo2014
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

When we saw this guy balancing rocks and other natural objects, you had to gawk and stare. It's just something you don't see everyday and he makes it almost appear like that's how nature was supposed to be.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

There are so many awesome street entertainers here but this is really something to see. A very interesting concept.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Bill is pretty amazing and very humble. He even balanced one set of rocks in front of us. Loved it. Talented!!!! Would definitely visit again :) Bill, you Rock 😁

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Tega Cay, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

Stop and watch Bill work for a while -- you'll be amazed at how quickly and quietly he stacks rocks that seemingly defy the laws of physics. Very nice man and interesting to talk to.

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Glastonbury,CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

We first saw Bill Dan 3 years ago on a visit to San Francisco...and while exploring Sausalito, we stumbled upon his "performance art" along the rocky shoreline in downtown Sausalito. We've seen the "rock altars" in Aruba, Newport and various other locations but his structures are an art onto itself and one that takes an immense amount of patience and... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

it is amazing to see how he does his work. i came to visit sausalito one time and i saw that people are crowded about this one guy doing a stone balancing work. i got curious and was not disappointed.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Not sure what this is all about really but watched for a couple of minutes anyway, just because everyone else was!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

Bill is really an amazing guy. Very humble and funny. I got a chance to exchange a few words with him and you can feel the passion behind his art. To support him I recommend buying the pictures he sells. He really is an outstanding character amongst the mainstream attractions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We happened across this while strolling along the waterfront, and stopped to watch for a few minutes. It really was interesting to see the formations already created and to watch him patiently work to create another. With San Francisco, Alcatraz, and the Bay as a backdrop, it makes for some great photos.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We were sitting by the water on a bench between Scomas & another restaurant when this caught my eye. It's amazing to watch him work. He picks the rocks, gently stacks them & taps them. Kids will really enjoy this.

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