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GoCar San Francisco Tour

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From $96.79

686 reviews   (4.49)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: San Francisco, San Francisco

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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It's the most exhilarating, entertaining and enlightening way to see San Francisco - the first-ever GPS-guided storytelling car! The clever talking car navigates for you and points out the sights that bring San Francisco to life. Experience what the press is buzzing about, what visitors rave about and what Time Magazine has nominated "as one of the coolest inventions of the year".

What's Included

8.75% environmental fee for carbon offset, gasoline and tire recycling



Rental of GPS touring car

Rider orientation

Tank of gas

What's Not Included

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), approximately $19


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • All renters must be able to read, understand and sign a liability release and waiver form (standard participant agreement)
  • Can you cross the Golden Gate Bridge?
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is an optional form of insurance similar to rental car insurance that limits your liability in case of accident. It is non-refundable. If you opt to purchase the CDW your deposit for rented a GoCar is only USD$150.00 instead
  • Do you have to stay on the tour?
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For the safety and comfort of passengers the maximum height is 6'4" (1.9m) and maximum combined weight of 500 lbs (226.8 kg) for two passengers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • How fast does the car go?
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Pickup location must be chosen at time of booking. This is the location where your GoCar will be reserved
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Up to 35-mph. Note that drivers in San Francisco do not typically drive fast, therefore an average speed of 30-mph or less can be expected while driving.
  • What is a CDW?
  • Yes, you set your own pace. The car always knows where you are and you can park anywhere you want (motorcycle parking or car parking) for as long as you want, and as soon as you start to drive again, the car will begin to talk!
  • Absolutely not! If there is a San Francisco sight you wish to see but is not yet included on the tour, just use the map provided to navigate your own way through the city streets.
  • All our vehicles and helmets are steam-cleaned between tours. High touch areas are wiped with disinfectant wipes, and helmets are treated overnight with UV light. Hand Sanitizer and Disinfectant Wipes are available to guests at any time during the check i
  • Are controlled with a motorcycle-style handle, throttle, and hand brakes. The 3-wheeled cars seat two and have a lockable trunk for your things. Their small size makes parking a breeze, and in San Francisco - a major bonus!
  • Can you stop along the way?
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Driver must be 21 years or older to rent and must provide a major credit card and valid driver’s license at the time of check-in. A driver’s license must be in the customer’s physical possession (no photocopy). For foreign customer’s, an international lic
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Foreign language options are available in French, Spanish, Italian and German
  • GoCars hold a maximum of 2 people. Prices are per GoCar - not per person.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • No, but the tour will navigate you to Fort Point. Here the bridge soars about 200-feet above your head. It is possible to gain pedestrian access to the bridge span from the car park at the bridge vantage point.
  • On the day of rental, a $500 security deposit will be held on the customer’s credit card. If a CDW or SLI insurance plan is selected, a $150 security deposit will be held. The security deposit is released when the GoCar is returned.
  • Passengers must be 4 years of age or older - and small children must safely fit into one of our DOT approved helmets. The GoCar is registered as a motorcycle - but a motorcycle license is not required to operate the vehicle.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Vehicles:
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art presented there. One of only a few surviving structures from the Exposition, it is still situated on its original site. In addition to hosting art exhibitions, it remains a popular attraction for tourists and locals.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Golden Gate Bridge
Certainly the most-photographed bridge in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge is synonymous with San Francisco. Drive up to the viewing area, or the foot of the bridge at Fort Point, to take pictures. You can take even better pictures at Baker Beach, a few minutes drive past the bridge!

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lombard Street
Nothing beats zooming down Lombard Street, San Francisco's "Crookedest Street" in your GoCar at the end of your tour. This is a great way to experience one of San Francisco's most iconic streets.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Fisherman's Wharf
Drive through San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, passing the bustling Crab Shacks, Bakeries and Curio Shops on your way to Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to wave to the other visitors!

• Admission Ticket Free

Ocean Beach
Look for sand dollars in the fog and take photos of Seal Rock as it juts out of the Pacific Ocean at Ocean Beach.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Presidio of San Francisco
Some of the most beautiful views of San Francisco Bay are in the Presidio, a decommissioned military base that boasts beautiful architecture, a War Memorial, the Disney Museum and even a bowling alley! This area is just a 15 minute drive from Fisherman's Wharf, but feels like another world!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Fort Point National Historic Site
At the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point is both an excellent photo spot for the bridge and a fascinating monument to Gold Rush -era San Francisco.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Crissy Field
Crissy Field is where San Franciscan's exercise and play. Wave to runners, soccer players and dog walkers as you zoom past beautiful views of the Bay on your way to the Golden Gate Bridge.

• Admission Ticket Free

Golden Gate Park
A natural and cultural center, Golden Gate Park spans almost half the length of San Francisco, and is home to the Conservatory of Flowers, California Academy of Sciences, deYoung Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, Stow Lake and the Buffalo Paddock.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Legion of Honor
View the Rodin Sculpture "The Thinker" outside the beautiful Legion f Honor Museum.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sutro Baths
Sutro Baths are all that remains of what was once a popular SF natatorium that was destroyed in a fire. A hauntingly beautiful spot to view the North Pacific Ocean.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Way to go see San Francisco
Alex_suomi, 13-02-2023
This was excellent way to see San Francisco and get more then typical hop-on and off bus. We get to be on hills, streets, walk a beach and all in one day. Originally we were not sure if it will work but as we went off a road we had realize that in out past 3 trips we only had major sides and not a local community and other important San Francisco cultural and architectural views. For once your took us to the Twin Peaks and as much we were afraid that engine is too small to get to some hills, we had managed. We took a 3 hours but if weather permitted go earlier and spend a day with tour. We realize even we drove for 5 hours we could not stop in many places because we need to get back to base at some point and other activities for evening. We meet new people on tour just as we drove on streets by. Had little chat about gocar and life. Excellent activities that I hope one day we repeat
Precious memories made in a GoCar!
Chris_J, 03-02-2023
My 22 year old son and I took a GoCar tour and had a blast. It was so fun to drive and easy. Local cars were gracious and patient as we navigated to all the sights of San Francisco. It was a highlight of our trip!
Go Cars! Do it!
Melanie H, 28-01-2023
It was a great experience. The downside is they wanted arrival time before the store was even open.
Warning! If you are not agile it is difficult to get in/ out of the cars
Fun times!
Charlene_L, 14-01-2023
We had loads of fun! The weather was kind of miserable but we decided to embrace the experience anyhow & had a great time. Thanks for a great time Jose, you are a wonder to behold :) We wholeheartedly recommend this experience. We did a longer tour along the bay & went down Lombard Street. Fun, fun, fun! You can stop whenever & where ever you want so that makes it even better as you are not beholden to a tour bus schedule. Highly recommend!
Amazing experience
Sana_K, 31-12-2022
This was such a unique way to see San Francisco!! We loved it! Recommend for a fun way to see all the fun sites