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Vantigo provides a unique tour of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. Climb on in our vintage VW Vans (Lillie & Harvey) and experience all the Bay Area has to offer. We specialize in San Francisco City Tours, Brew tours, Wine Tours and charter...more
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Reviewed September 14, 2014

If you only do one city tour of San Francisco make sure it's this one! Travelling round an iconic city in a VW camper van beats any hop on hop off bus audio tour. Erik the tour guide and competent driver of a stick shift...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Maria G
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2014

Thank you so much! it was great having the 2 of you on the tour! You will have to thank Mac for me!

Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great way to check out some amazing spots in San Francisco. I loved the idea of riding in Lillie the VW! The small size tour group allowed for more interaction with the tour guide Erik! Plus, we went to places the big tour buses in...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2014

Thank you! Hope the rest of your trip down the coast is going well!

Reviewed August 29, 2014

I can think of no better way to see the City by the Bay than on board Lillie, a beautiful chianti red 1971 camper! Having read the article about 'Vantigo' in the Guardian, I immediately booked the 7x7 tour as part of a 3 week...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2014

Great having you on board. Let us know the next time you are in town for a brew tour!!!

Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was a great way to see the city! Thank you, Erik, for the fun tour, all the information and snacks and tips about the city. I highly recommend this tour...love the small group size and ability to have a private tour.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2014

Thank you so much! Your group was a lot of fun and such good sports on the tour!

Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were a slightly challenging family group of six, ranging from teenage twins to 86 year old grandparents with limited vision, and Erik handled our varied needs brilliantly -- it really was the highlight of our family vacation. He was engaging and funny with the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2014

I loved hanging out the family! I'm glad I was able to entertain everyone. Hope the long flight back went by quickly.

Reviewed August 11, 2014

I'd seen the article in the Guardian earlier in the year and was so glad we booked with Eric. Nothing was going to get my teenage boys on one of those group guided tours which feel like herding sheep but they loved this tour and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2014

Hi! Your family was a lot of fun. Teenagers are a lot of fun because I can get away with a lot of bad jokes and they still think I'm funny (or at least I like to think so) Thank you again for the review!

Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had a fabulous tour aboard Lily with Erik and his guide in training Ed - watch out for their 2nd van coming soon. Were picked up near Union Square bang on time, our party of 4 and just one other guest. We toured all...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2014

Thank you so much! Eddie and I really had a great time with your group. Eddie was so excited after the trip he could not wait to give tours on his own!

Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our Vantigo 7x7 tour was one of the highlights of our San Fran vacation. Erik (and Lillie, the van) took us on a wonderful excursion around the city. It was a very informative and entertaining trip. We hit most of the major landmarks in the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2014

Thank you! I appreciate when people really listen to the music. It really adds to the tour. If your ever back in town look us up!

Reviewed August 4, 2014

Skip the bus tours and book a tour aboard Lilly, a vintage VW van. You will explore many distrits of San Francisco with all the information. Best way to see San Francisco. It was a special day in the City by the Bay.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank LyseMontreal
Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2014

Thank you, Lyse! It was great having you and the family on the tour. Hope the rest of your trip was exciting.

Reviewed August 3, 2014

We took Vantigo's SF tour in Lillie in early July. It is simply the best city tour I have been on anywhere. Erik is great. The amount on information he provides is huge and he keeps it interesting. He has a few little surprises along...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Vantigo, Owner at Vantigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2014

The tag line for your review made me so happy. I cannot express how thankful I am to have people like yourself encourage us. We really appreciate it!!!!

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Yes! We sell out quite oftwn on weekends. I would check our website for the best availablity. Just google our company name since TA no longer lists websites
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