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Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF

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Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Get to know the hippie past and hipster vibe that make up San Francisco today aboard a colorful 1970s-era Volkswagen bus. Enjoy the illuminated city during this night tour that takes you to Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more. Check out the homes of The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, while listening to ‘60s classics. So dig your shoes into groovy shag carpet and shake some beaded curtains. Each bus accommodates up to just six people.
  • Entertaining night tour of San Francisco
  • See the city’s attractions aboard a 1970s Volkswagen bus
  • Wind through Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more
  • Travel on streets that larger vehicles cannot pass through
  • Enjoy photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Hear entertaining stories and history from an informative guide
  • This small-group tour is limited to 12 people (6 people per bus), ensuring a more memorable experience
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Professional Driver/guide
Sightseeing Night Tour
Gratuities
Hotel pickup

Departure Point

2899 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

Departure Time

7:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking, divided 6 per bus
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • While not wheelchair accessible, we are totally happy to help fold a wheelchair and have everyone join in the fun!
  • Tips - Yes please and thank you! It is customary for those of us who work in the service industry to expect to earn gratuity in order to meet living standards. Usually is 15%-20% of your total purchase or at least $10 per person. Thanks in advance!
  • 21 & Over with valid ID or Passport
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY San Francisco Love Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Night Tour: Happy Hour History of SF?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

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  • "The only thing I would suggest that a microphone for the driver would help those in the rear seats to hear all being said as the VW engine can be quite noisy going uphill." See review

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Fun, kooky tour!
Lisa_H
, Jun 2021
Judith, Thank you for a fun-filled tour. Learned so many kooky facts & history of the city. A major highlight of our time in SF. Thank you!
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Night Explorations
Maurice_M
, Apr 2021
Amazing night tour with the incredibly adventurous and humorous Judith. She showed us both brand new parts of the city as well as old parts that seemed new after dark. And the 1971 VW "Hippie" Van that took us from site to site was a total blast!
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Fun in the little VW Love van
Shermann_S
, Mar 2021
This was one of the funnest tours we have ever done. The little VW LOVE van was a blast. We had so much fun driving around seeing all the best sights in San Francisco with our lovely guide Jacklyn learning about the hippie culture and listening to the fantastic 60’s music. Would highly recommend if you want a laid back fun tour.
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star-5
Great way to see San Francisco
Richard B
, Jan 2020
Tyler, our guide, was great! His personality and knowledge of the city made the tour seem like it flew by. Traveling in the bus with the music was an experience we will never forget. Thanks Tyler!!
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Entertaining
Camper29969362704
, Jun 2019
We really enjoyed our evening Love Tour with Doug during our stay in SF. We covered streets and areas that a large bus would have been unable to drive along and Doug kept us entertained with stories and music from our era. Would definitely recommend this fun tour in our VW. The only thing I would suggest that a microphone for the driver would help those in the rear seats to hear all being said as the VW engine can be quite noisy going uphill.
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Night love vw bus tour
Lura M
, May 2019
Wow! What a fun night tour! Our guide “Doug” was fantastic. We were able to see and go so many places that a regular tour bus could not. Fabulous views and so entertaining! Peace out. Go Van Go!
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Kind of a bummer. This was the tour...
Maria T
, Feb 2018
Kind of a bummer. This was the tour I was looking forward to the most and it was the most disappointing. The description stated photo ops at the golden gate bridge, but we went nowhere near there. There was really no point in having the hippie bus because it just felt like an ordinary tour. The description is VERY misleading.
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star-4
The evening was cool but the trip...
Charles G
, Jan 2018
The evening was cool but the trip around SF was fantastic. We've been to SF many times but usually for work. This evening was very informative and enjoyable. We had the town to ourselves. From the GG Bridge to the Bay Bridge. The skyline was beautiful. We definitely would recommend this tour. Thank you
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star-5
Very interesting, very nice guys...
Monika M
, Jan 2018
Very interesting, very nice guys, see a lot of teh town, 2 nice Photoshop, a lot of Good informations ans interesting of teh City A very Specials citytour
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star-5
This was a great tour with a really...
F A L
, Nov 2017
This was a great tour with a really friendly and informative guide. Good to see all of San Francisco and work out which parts we definitely wanted to return to. Driving through San Francisco in a VW camper is an experience not to be missed.
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