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Free Tours by Foot

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  • Average1%
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“walking tour”(73 reviews)
“gold rush”(32 reviews)
“great tour”(76 reviews)
Free Tours by Foot is the city's premier "Name-Your-Own-Price" walking tour! The tours cost nothing to sign up, and you pay whatever you think the tour was worth at the end of the tour. We have only the most fun and entertaining guides who want to...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-295-2207
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Had a very good and in depth tour of China town which was made very interesting by Britt. Would go on another tour when back in San Francisco.

4  Thank Ashers99
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 9, 2014

We booked two tours with Free tours by foot, during our 6 day stay in San Francisco. Both were cancelled via email the morning of the tour! It seems to me that plenty of people might have shown up anyway if they hadn't checked their...More

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stephen p, Tour Guide at Free Tours by Foot, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2014

Hi Gemma, I’d like to personally apologize for the tour cancellations while you were in San Francisco. This past week has been a rare week of complications and, because of them, last minute cancellations were necessary. As the San Francisco branch of Free Tours by...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did the San Francisco in one day tour in mid October. Brett was our guide. It was a really interesting & informative tour. We started & finished in the Financial district. Other areas that we visited included Chinatown, Nob Hill & the area around...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I did an All-In-One tour which lasted 5 hours and I'm so happy I did it and at the beginning of my visit in San Francisco. Britt, our tour guide, is a very nice and attentive person with a rich knowledge. I learnt many interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a free afternoon one Tuesday so I booked the Secrets, Scandals & Scoundrels Tour. Britt was fantastic! He was engaging and related the stories to us vividly so we could see and almost hear and smell the times. This tour started in front...More

Thank 298ag
Reviewed 1 week ago

Britt was totally an amazing guide . He was fun, interactive , keen and z great storyteller . I learnt so much about the history and the quirky stories of SF. The highlight was the trip through China town . I will never look at...More

Thank shevans2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great couple of hours spent walking through and learning the history of Chinatown S.F. Britt had a wealth of knowledge and had lots of time to answer all our questions. I definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and 2 children (aged 12 and 10) joined Reigh's Chinatown tour. It was very informative and I would recommend this to anyone visiting SF.

Thank yolandem2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really great all day tour! Full of interesting information you culdn´t possibly get otherwise, entertaining, helps you to understand the city history. We are very grateful we took the tour, honestly super experience...

Thank Kamka88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have booked three tours with this company, and two tour guides served me (Reigh and Brett). The first one was Secrets, Scandals & Scoundrels, the second one is Chinatown and the third one is Little Italy/Fishermen’s wharf. I don’t intend to the spoilers here...More

Thank lkk_kenneth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brett was a great guide - informative, entertaining, and personable. He gave great details of a different aspect of the history of SF - one that resembles Las Vegas and the Wild West more than I had thought. He helped me to better appreciate what's...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organized, thoughtfully routed (starts flat, ride the cable car uphill, walk downhill). Britt was great at pointing our details I would absolutely have missed if I tried to do this on my own or through a guide book.

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July 16, 2018|
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Response from 6400wendy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I do not know the answer. Please note that you only pay whatever you wish at the end of the tour. No money is exchanged before that.
Iris G
June 8, 2018|
Response from HGam1 | Reviewed this property |
When I took the tour, we met at the corner of Montgomery and Clay. Near the Transamerica Pyramid.
Angela W
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Lynda G | Reviewed this property |
The scandal’s tour would be great but feel free to ask the company. They should get back to you quickly.