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The Great Pacific Tour Co.

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518 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4314
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Since 1978, Great Pacific has been a special tour company. Founded on the belief that a vacation should be relaxing and special, Great Pacific has always provided affordable elegance and excellence. We have always used mini vans, specifically customized for touring. Our guides have always gone the extra mile to make your trip as interesting and pleasant as possible. That's why people often come back again and again to take our tours - a perfect way to discover the San Francisco Bay Area. So, next time you are coming to see San Francisco, give Andy, Tom, Joel, or any one of the other folks at GPT a call, and let us show you this wonderful place we call home.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“muir woods” (27 reviews)
“small bus” (6 reviews)
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518 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4314
Hayes Valley
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"muir woods"
in 27 reviews
"small bus"
in 6 reviews
"napa and sonoma"
in 7 reviews
"domain chandon"
in 2 reviews
"small group"
in 9 reviews
"twin peaks"
in 10 reviews
"wine country"
in 8 reviews
"comfortable bus"
in 2 reviews
"the golden gate bridge"
in 14 reviews
"highly recommend this company"
in 4 reviews
"picked up from our hotel"
in 2 reviews
"visited wineries"
in 3 reviews
"guide driver"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 7 reviews
"san francisco history"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 2 reviews
"hop on hop"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day trip from San Francisco that includes tastings at 3 wineries and a lovely lunch! Such a great mix of venues that included a small family owned and run winery to one that ships its champagnes and sparkling wines all over the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I reserved and paid for the city tour through this tour company on March 14, 2018. Just prior to our departure our driver, Misah made disrespectful innuendos toward President Trump. It is of my opinion, Misah should not have indicated his personal...More

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GreatPacificTours, Owner at The Great Pacific Tour Co., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, we are sorry you felt this way when your guide picked you up at your Hotel. We also had sent you a more detailed e-mail regarding your concern. Your guide did not mean any harm or any disrespect and we apologize on his behalf....More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

A great little tour, especially if you don't have a lot of time. Mini-bus transportation included, It took only about 3-3.5 hours in total to see Muir Woods and Sausilito from SF. A big bonus was our guide, Judith, who explained so much about areas...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Doug the tour guide was excellent. We were originally going to uber, but this was much better. The tour is small and when you get to the woods you are on your own for an hour. The ticket in was included in the price. We...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

We took the Muir Woods/Sausalito tour 1/2/2018 and had an excellent time! Tour guide Misha had lots of information and side tidbits as we traveled around. Wonderful ice cream in Sausalito and gave us some great tips on places to go in San Francisco -...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing day. Misha was our tour guide who was fabulous, funny and knowledge. Told us lots about San Francisco history and a bit of a site seeing tour on the way out of the city. Vineyards were great, lots of wine, Sonoma...More

Thank Hayley S
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I would recommend this to anyone who is visiting San Francisco and is interested in doing a day trip to Sonoma and Napa. Our guide, Doug, was extremely knowledgeable and very accommodating. We visited 3 wineries that also had knowledgeable and friendly...More

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a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
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community park at its center and dozens of trendy
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Barbara M
February 5, 2018|
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Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
No, it is a small van, very comfortable but seats 12 people only. The driver knows the clean places to stop, however....
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We'reReady!!
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Doug S | Reviewed this property |
Great Pacific should be able to tell you where we dined in Carmel, a very nice covered outdoor patio with a variety of options, salads sandwiches, and entries all good. If you get name of restaurant, menu will be on line or... More
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dee1908
January 22, 2015|
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Response from GreatPacificTours | Property representative |
We ONLY use luxury minivans (13-passenger customized vehicles) so there will be no extra charge. As to our lunches - yes there are options available; on our WINE TOUR there are five or six meal choices and so something for... More
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