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Address: 782 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2731
Phone Number: +1 415-932-6993
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

We offer intimate, small group minibus and electric bicycle tours through...

We offer intimate, small group minibus and electric bicycle tours through San Francisco, Muir Woods, Alcatraz and Sausalito, led by our renowned local San Franciscan tour guides. Our Famous Tour covers San Francisco, Sausalito and Muir Woods-all in a day(maximum 14 passengers per bus)! Our City Loop E-Bike Tour is a life changing experience that takes you beyond where tour buses can go. We also offer the least expensive bike rentals in the city! Our newest and most romantic creation is our "Bikes and Picnics" option, who doesn't love to bikes and picnic in the park? We love our city and we want to give you the best experience possible.

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We booked The Famous Tour. Whole process with Dylans was great from start to finish. Easy online booking. Detailed directions of how and where to meet. Tour ran on time and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Martine D
Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked The Famous Tour. Whole process with Dylans was great from start to finish. Easy online booking. Detailed directions of how and where to meet. Tour ran on time and delivered what it promised, a fun and informative day out in San Fransisco. Our guide (Pers) was great. Knowledgeable and friendly. Took us to places we would never have... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have never been to San Francisco and prebooked this tour the week before. I couldn't have been happier with my choice of activity. The tour was fun and informative thanks to our tour guide (?Samantha) and the weather cooperated perfectly. It gave me much more of a tour than I expected and it was so much fun and such... More 

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Harwich Port, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the 6-hour SF tour (including Marin Headlands, Sausalito and Muir Woods). The guide makes or breaks such tours and our guide, Rolando, was outstanding. He was engaging, funny, knowledgeable - very 'easy to take' over the 6 hours. We left with some appreciation of what makes SF special, its neighborhoods, history, parks, architecture, culture, geography, diversity. Rolando's pacing... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Book Dylan's Tours early in your visit to the city so that you can get a quick overview of many of San Francisco area highlights. From the knowledge that you'll gain, you can then make decisions about what sights to go back to visit in more detail the following days. Nick was a great guide. He was very friendly, informative,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Take one of these tours! My brother and I took Dylan's Famous Tour with John as our guide. We saw so much of the city and got to visit each of the neighborhoods within the city itself. John kept the tour going smoothly with his humor and impeccable knowledge of his city. We were very impressed with how friendly he... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just one full day in San Francisco so a tour seemed the only way to see as much as we could. We booked a Day in the Bay plus Alcatraz with Dylan's Tours and it was superb - Adam as our guide and bus driver was knowledgeable and clearly loved his city - and we later tried out... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the tour and share your feedback. We will definitely share your kind words with Adam. As far as the pacing of the tour, we feel that since it is a long day (9 hours), taking a bit of a leisurely pace is better than trying to race around the city. We just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were only in town for a few days for business, and he liked the idea that Dylan's tours was a smaller bus with a smaller group of people to tour the city with. We traveled through all of the different districts of San Francisco making stops here and there to get out and check out the... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Lindsay, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience - it's great to hear you enjoyed your tour. We will be sure to pass along the kind words to Rolando! As you said, our Famous tour is a great way to start your trip, allowing you to get an overview of the city and decide... More 

Sherwood, Or
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have not done many group tours over the years but if they were all like this we would do them frequently. A small group tour is the way to go and we loved it. Per was our guide and he was spectacular! We took the Famous Tour and, even though it rained, the day could not have been more... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Cynthia, I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your Famous tour with Per! We will definitely share the review with him. Our Famous tour is an ideal way to see the best sights of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and especially Muir Woods Redwood National Park. The ancient trees are certainly something to behold. You've got... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a Rainy day Tour with Adam. Tour was Excellent. Adam is the Best... He made our trip Fun. Had a Full van, music and his knowledge of San Francisco was impressive... Would go again.. We finally got to see Golden Gate Bridge at end of trip...Keep up the good work Adam.. Best regards Ron & Debbie

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the most popular tour (4 hours) which included Muir Woods for one hour. The minivan and small number of tourists was ideal for us as three seniors, which included my very active 90 year old mother. She even walked a mile through the woods with us. Our guide, Marlin, was very upbeat, interesting, and informative. A very nice... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Laverne, Thank you sharing your experience - I'm so glad your mother was able to enjoy the tour as well! Like all of our guides, Marlin is a San Francisco native who really loves showing others the place he calls home. He also takes some of the best photos around, so be sure to ask him for one! Thanks... More 

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