GoCar San Francisco Tour - GPS Guided San Francisco City Tour

Why We Love This Tour

I rented a GoCar the very first time I visited San Francisco decades ago. We had a blast cruising the city streets and I’ve never had a better time on the twists and turns of Lombard Street than in that GoCar!”

– JD Boyle
General Manager

Tour Highlights

  • Marina District Waterfront
  • Alcatraz and Bay Views
  • North Beach & Chinatown
  • Presidio Historic Landmark
  • Fort Point & Golden Gate Bridge
  • Lincoln Park & Baker Beach
  • Golden Gate Park & Ocean Beach
  • The Castro District & Twin Peaks
  • The Mission District & Mission Dolores
  • Lombard “Crookedest” Street
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Retail Price: $60

Web Price: $59

$59 per hour, starting *other hourly and full-day rates available. sales tax will be applied at check-out.

GoCar Lombard
Wind your way down the “Crookedest Street” in San Francisco!
GoCars on the Street
All GoCars are equipped with GPS and narration to guide you
GoCars & Golden Gate
Hop in and get ready for a unique and fun-filled tour of the city!

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Overview

GoCar: Cure for the Common Tour!

If you want to see everything that San Francisco has to offer, from the parks to the beaches, downtown to the Castro, this tour has it all!
Discover places that only the locals know about and let the GPS system of the GoCar guide you where tour buses cannot go. Stop where you wish and take as long as you want. The storytelling GoCar is like touring with a friend that has lived in the city all their life. Come explore the beauty, witness the diversity and learn about the history that makes San Francisco one of America’s most popular cities!

Route Options

CHOOSE YOUR ROUTE

DOWNTOWN/CHINATOWN (APPROX 1 HOUR WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STOPS)

Let GoCar guide you through San Francisco’s culturally fascinating Chinatown, the iconic and lavish Downtown Union Square district, the historic North Beach neighborhood, and bustling Fisherman’s Wharf. This tour can be done in approximately one hour driving time and has several fun and informative detours if you want to extend the tour along the way. Finish your tour with a cruise along the Embarcadero, a beautiful water boulevard created after the 1989 earthquake as part of the beautification of the San Francisco waterfront. At the end of the tour, if you are having fun and want to stay out later feel free to continue on any or all of the tours listed below. You’ll see:

  • Union Square
  • The Financial District
  • The Ball Park
  • The Embarcadero
  • Pier 39
  • Chinatown
  • North Beach
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Hyde St Cable car line

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE AND BACK (APPROX 2 HOURS WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STOPS)

Let GoCar take you off the beaten path through many of San Francisco’s iconic parks like the Presidio and Crissy Field on the way to the Golden Gate Bridge and back. Snap some amazing photos along the Pacific Ocean and see the Golden Gate Bridge up close from above and below. You can even park and take a stroll along the span of the bridge if you choose. On the way back explore the boutique shopping districts of Chestnut and Union Street and fill the trunk with the latest fashions or stop for a bite to eat. Finish your tour where tour buses can’t by winding your way up Russian Hill to take an exhilarating ride down the Crooked Street (Lombard St). This tour is approximately two hours drive time at a slow pace and has several fun, informative detours and stop options along the way. If you want to extend the tour you have the option of taking the Downtown/Chinatown loop at the end of the tour.You’ll see:

  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Crissy Field
  • Fort Point
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Lombard Street
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • The Legion of Honor
  • Fort Mason
  • The Marina
  • The Presidio
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • The Crooked Street
  • Russian Hill

GOLDEN GATE PARK AND MORE (APPROX 3 HOURS WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STOPS)

Ready for a San Francisco Adventure? In this tour you will see everything from the Bridge And Back Tour with the addition of an extended loop that will take you past the houses of some of San Francisco’s most celebrated (and most notorious) residents on the way to the 1017 acre Golden Gate Park. Let GoCar guide you to San Francisco’s less known beaches such as China Beach and the infamous Baker Beach, famous for a deadly shark attack. Wind past the Cliff House as you descend the cliffs, opening up the dramatic expanse of Ocean beach. Next you can visit the Golden Gate Park and all its attractions including live Buffalo, the Japanese Tea Gardens, the De Young Museum, the Academy of Science as well as the Conservatory of Flowers. If you are a fan of the 60’s and 70’s then consider extending your tour to Haight Ashbury, made famous by Janice Joplin, The Grateful dead, and Jefferson Airplane during “The Summer of Love”.You’ll see:

  • Lincoln Park
  • The Cliff House
  • Ocean Beach
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Haight Ashbury
  • Twin Peaks
  • The Painted Ladies of Alamo Square
  • Russian Hill
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Pacific Ocean
  • The Presidio
  • Crissy Field
  • Fort Point
  • The Legion of Honor
  • The Crooked Street
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • The Marina
  • Fort Mason
  • Crissy Field
  • The Marine Sanctuary
  • The Presidio
  • Houses of the Rich & Famous

GOCAR SAN FRANCISCO THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED (APPROX 4 HOURS WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STOPS)

On this tour, you will see everything you would see in the extensive 3 hour tour, but in addition, you would take the options that include a winding detour to the top of twin peaks, 922 ft above San Francisco where on a clear day you can see an epic panoramic view of the 7 x 7 miles of San Francisco. Then descend down the hill to Alamo Square and the Painted Ladies, made famous by the popular TV show Full House. In addition to this, you will have the options to see Coit Tower on Telegraph hill or Haight Ashbury. You’ll see:

  • Lincoln Park
  • The Cliff House
  • Ocean Beach
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Twin Peaks
  • Russian Hill
  • Baker Beach
  • China Beach
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • The Presidio
  • Crissy Field
  • Fort Point
  • The Legion of Honor
  • The Crooked Street
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • The Marina
  • Fort Mason
  • Crissy Field
  • The Marine Sanctuary
  • The Presidio

FULL DAY TOUR (5 HOURS OR MORE)

Experience all of the options of the GoCar tour at a flat rate for the entire day! Explore at your own pace, stop for lunch along the way and see almost all of the famous 49 mile drive past all the beaches, parks and districts San Francisco has to offer. Take as many options as you like, including a winding detour to the top of twin peaks, 922 ft above San Francisco where on a clear day you can see an epic panoramic view of the 7 x 7 miles of San Francisco. Or descend down the hill to Alamo Square and the Painted Ladies, made famous by the popular TV show Full House. In addition to this, you will have the options to see Coit Tower on Telegraph hill and more! You’ll be taken places tour buses can’t even go, like the houses of the rich and famous, San Francisco’s crooked Lombard Street as well as the Marina waterfront. Let GoCar take you on the Road Less Traveled today! You’ll see:

  • Fort Mason
  • The Marina
  • Crissy Field
  • The Marine Sanctuary
  • Fort Point
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • The Presidio
  • Houses of the Rich and Famous
  • Lincoln Park
  • The Cliff House
  • Ocean Beach
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Haight Ashbury
  • The Painted Ladies of Alamo Square
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Russian Hill
  • The Crooked Street
  • Coit Tower
  • North Beach
  • Chinatown
  • Union Square
  • Pier 39
  • The Financial District
  • The Embarcadero
  • Fisherman’s Wharf

Take a look at your route options and determine how many hours you want to reserve. Remember that stops (to eat lunch, go for a walk, etc) DO count as rental time, so give yourself some extra if you plan on taking your time while touring the city. And don’t worry – if you’re having a great time, you can always add on hours later!

NOTE: Driver must be 21+ with a valid driver’s license. We reserve the right to modify or cancel tours due to lack of participation, vehicle breakdown, or weather or road conditions. Additional fees and/or surcharges may apply.

Tour Details

GoCar San Francisco Tour

Departure: Daily, year-round. Choose from starting in Union Square or Fisherman’s Wharf

Duration: 1 hour to ALL DAY – self-paced

Transportation: GoCar GPS-guided 2-person car

Includes:

  • 1 GoCar rental (for 2 people)
  • Safety helmets
  • Brief safety/driver training
  • GPS guidance system
  • Narration options (several routes to choose from)

Not included:

  • Insurance hold
  • Additional hourly charges may apply if GoCar is returned late

 

PLEASE READ: Our terms/conditions and cancellation policy

Reviews

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Wonderful Experience!

“My brother and I rented the GoCar at the Union Station location and had a ton of fun driving around the city, up Market, down Embarcadero and thru China town. We came late in the day, but luckily both Forest and Ray did a great job orienting us and making us feel comfortable with the car so we could make the most of the time we had. Great experience and wonderful staff.”

Matthew S. Traveled April 2018 San Francisco GoCar Tour

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