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About Vantigo Tours
Vantigo tours will give you the best tour of San Francisco from a local tour guide in a fully restored vintage Volkswagen bus. Jump in one of our classic VW Vans (Lillie & Harvey) and experience all the Bay Area has to offer. We specialize in San Francisco City Tours, Brewery tours, Winery Tours and charter service for private events or whole family outings.
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Vantigo San Francisco City Tour

Experience San Francisco on a half-day tour by Volkswagen bus, a classic California counterculture vehicle. Travel through several neighborhoods and see landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and Coit Tower. Your guide tells you about the city’s history, including the Gold Rush, the 1906 earthquake, the hippies of the 1960s, and the rise of Silicon Valley. Pick a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $65.00

Vantigo San Francisco 4 Hour Private Tour

Experience San Francisco in classic style on a comprehensive, four-hour, private, tour in a vintage Volkswagen van. Hit all the main sights, visiting 14 districts including Chinatown, North Beach, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Financial District, and stop for photos and tales of local lore at the Palace of Fine Arts, Sutro Baths, and a great Golden Gate Bridge viewpoint. Avoid tourist traps and skip the hassles of driving and navigating on this private tour.
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4 hours
from $638.67

Vantigo San Francisco City Brew Tour by VW Van

For a fun way to experience San Francisco's beer scene, hop aboard a VW van for this beer-tasting tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the city's brewing history (dating back to the Gold Rush) as you visit three breweries to taste beers such as West Coast IPA and stout.
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3 hours
from $117.44

Vantigo San Francisco City Tour and Alcatraz Combo

See the highlights of San Francisco, and secure a hard-to-get ticket to Alcatraz on this all-day tour. First, cruise the city in a vintage Volkswagen van, stopping by popular landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Haight Ashbury, the Palace of Fine Arts, and more. Then, board a ferry to Alcatraz for an audio walking tour of the historic prison.
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7 hours
from $129.00
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momof3BrookPark_Ohio wrote a review May 2020
Brook Park, Ohio458 contributions117 helpful votes
Had fun on our VW bus tour. Happened to be staying at the Hotel Caza, which was the pick up site, so was super convenient. Our guide was Eliza, she was fun and informative. We certainly got to see some highlights that would have been more difficult for us to maneuver on our own. The bus was fun, and drew attention at many of the stops. There was ample time to hop off and get pictures. Tour did seem a bit shorter than advertised, but we did get to see all that was listed. Once we were back at the hotel, I made sure to tell the front desk that this was a fun tour!
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James Rees wrote a review Mar 2020
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Comprehensive San Francisco city tour! Micah (Meeka) was extremely knowledgable about the city. That, coupled with a sprinkling of incidental humor along the way made this 3 and a half hour excursion a memorable day for Wanda and myself. When was the last time YOU road in a '71 Volkswagon Bus?
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Date of experience: March 2020
Nicole H wrote a review Feb 2020
Pokolbin, Australia23 contributions
Amazing amazing amazing ! Chad’s knowledge and welcoming personality were a stand out !! We had been to SF before and done a tour 10 Years ago. This tour was sooo much better. We learnt so much we didn’t know about the city. Highly recommend. Do the tour you won’t regret it !!!
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Rick wrote a review Feb 2020
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This is the company that started the VW Tour trend in SF, we did the 3.5 hour city tour with Chad on a Saturday afternoon and had the best time...great way to see the city. The Van was roomy, seats comfortable and plenty of drinks and snacks provided. The Guide was funny and very knowledgeable about the city's history...you could tell they've done their research. The City, we saw it all on this tour...covered the whole city from Little Italy to Twin Peaks and everything in between, would do the tour again it was that much fun...don't forget your camera and wear layers! Thanks again to Vantigo for making our family trip a success, accept not imitations and go the company that started it all.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Stace B wrote a review Feb 2020
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If you're like my wife Amy and myself, and can't be bothered reviewing all of life's experiences, then maybe that says a thing or two about this tour company, that guide Micah. Truly a fine driver, historian, storyteller, artist, soul - made my wife's 48th a memory. And that's why I'm writing this. Stace B
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Date of experience: February 2020