Fisherman's Wharf & Waterfront Segway Tour in San Francisco, CA

Fisherman's WharfSan Francisco, CA 94109
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Overview

Learn to ride a Segway while seeing San Francisco’s most popular sites and destinations. Tour guests will experience Fisherman’s Wharf, Little Italy, and Ghirardelli Square while also enjoying unbeatable views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and San Francisco’s waterfront. Narrated by our professional San Francisco tour guides, this experience is great for all.

Description

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The Segway Tour routes follow the waterfront and allow guests great views of San Francisco Bay and the City Skyline. After a 40-minute training session on how to safely operate the Segway, you will explore the San Francisco waterfront for two hours. Tours are limited to ten riders per tour guide. Your experienced and fun tour guide will narrate your tour through a compact single ear-bud sound system. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver so they don't miss a detail of what the guide is saying about each site seen on the tour. Numerous stops are made for photos - so don't forget your camera!

Tour Highlights:
- Cable Car turn-around
- National Maritime Museum
- Municipal Pier and Aquatic Park
- Historic sailing ships at Hyde Street Pier
- WWII Liberty Ship and Submarine Pampanito
- Ghirardelli Square - home of delicious chocolate
- Spectacular views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge
- Fisherman's Wharf, Dungeness Crab Stands, and picturesque fishing harbors
- Loop through North Beach San Francisco's Little Italy

Waterfront Segway Mini Tour - 1.5 Hours
The Segway Mini Tour route travels through North Beach and the Waterfront and allows guests great views of San Francisco Bay.

Requirements:
All Segway Riders must be 12 years or older. Riders under 18 years must be accompanied by parent or guardian on the tour. All guests must weigh between 100 - 250 lbs or 45 - 113 kilos. No pregnant guests allowed due to safety reasons. This activity is not recommended for guests that are ages 70 years and older or those with mobility issues. Each rider must sign a Liability Waiver. Helmets and safety vests are provided and required.

Wear comfortable closed toe and flat shoes. No high heels, flip flops or sandals. Bring an extra layer of warm, wind resistant clothing. Rain ponchos, knit gloves and warm jackets are available for guests use. Please leave bulky backpacks at home.

Level of Difficulty: Beginner or Intermediate
Tour Length: Approximately 2.5 hours (including 40 minutes of training)
Departure Location: Fisherman's Wharf
The Tour office is across the street from the Hyde and Powell Streets Cable Car turn-around, in Fisherman's Wharf. A Wells Fargo Bank ATM is at the entrance to the driveway of the training area. Look for yellow and blue flags. You must arrive 15 minutes prior to your schedule tour time. If you are late - you will lose your reservation and no refund will be issued. No exceptions.

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jasonv784
"3 hour Park to Ocean tour was great!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 21, 2019 NEW
Very good company. If you’ve never taken a Segway tour (like we haven’t), this is the company to go with. Jeff, our tour guide was incredibly effective at getting everyone in the tour comfortable with the segways, and kept helpfully reminding everyone how to keep the Segway under control. The sites of San Fran Golden Gate Park we’re amazing and he told the story of how they came to be in a fun and interesting way. Great job and can not recommend highly enough!
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Risa A
"Private 3 hour Segway tour was amazing!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 19, 2019 NEW
Our tour guide was Susan. He was amazing: super knowledgeable, very funny and entertaining, and a great instructor overall. We covered so much ground on this amazing three hour private family trip. Worth every penny! And the 100 photos Susan took and airdropped to us at the end of the trip were priceless!
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asarazan
"Nic was an awesome guide!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 18, 2019 NEW
Had a fantastic trip around North Beach and up to Coit Tower. The helmet fashions are very "in" right now. Loved it!
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robininsf
"Super fun, educational and interesting."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 15, 2019 NEW
My daughter and sister and I went on the Golden Gate Park tour this past Sunday and we had a blast. We have been talking about doing it for the past few years and so glad we finally did. We live in San Francisco but still like doing touristy things because we always learn cool new things about our amazing city and this tour certainly did that. Our tour guide Case was awesome. She was funny and knew so much great history and info about the park. I recommend this to everyone!! Robin
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Kevin W
"Another great experience with the Electric Tour Company"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 09, 2019 NEW
Our family of four (including two teens) loved our first segway tour of Golden Gate Park in May 2017 so much, we booked another tour with the Electric Tour Company on our recent vacation to SF this January 2019. Once again, we all loved it, and it was the highlight of our entire trip for both of our teens! This time we did the Waterfront Quick and Fun Tour. Melanie was a fantastic guide - funny and knowledgeable, and kept us safe and quite entertained the entire tour. We highly recommend Melanie and the entire Electric Tour Company!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fisherman's Wharf & Waterfront Segway Tour

Are there physical limitations for who can and cannot ride a Segway?
We offer a 45-50 minute training session for all Segway tour guests. However, riding and navigating a Segway is not an ideal situation for individuals with or a history of mobility issues.

All guests who wish to participate in the tour must be able to easily and quickly step on and off without assistance. This movement is similar to ascending and descending stairs without the use of a handrail.

Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in the tour due to the risk of falling when navigating the Segway. Due to the same risk, individuals above the age of 70 are not allowed to participate.

In an effort to ensure all guests are safe throughout the entire tour experience, we require that all guests must be age 12 or older and weigh at least 100 lbs.

I need to cancel my reservation. What is the process for doing so?
Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.

What happens in the case of rain?
All tours run in light rain, fog, or shine. In the case that a tour is canceled due to extreme weather, you will be given the opportunity to join a future tour.

What time is my tour?
You will set your tour time when making your reservation. For questions about reservation times, please call customer service.

Are there restrooms available? 
There are public restroom facilities at the 3 neighborhood shopping centers, Argonaut Hotel or in the nearby National Park Museum prior to your arrival. The Golden Gate Park Segway Tour start location has public restrooms next to the training area. The VIP Wharf location at 417 Beach Street has restroom facilities on site. There will be one restroom stop on the tour approximately 1 1/2 after we begin training.

Is parking available?
No. There are no onsite parking facilities available. It is recommended that guests park at one of the many lots and garages nearby or utilize public transportation.

What should I wear for the tour?
Closed-toed shoes are required for tour participation. Wearing an extra layer such as a light jacket is ideal for the San Francisco weather.

Will I be taught how to ride a Segway?
Yes. All riders are thoroughly trained prior to the tour. Training instruction includes safe Segway operation, emergency stops, a safety cone course, and the “Share the Road” policy overview. Every rider is required to wear a helmet and wear a bright safety vest.