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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Hop on an eco-friendly Segway for a convenient tour of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park! You'll see all 1,000-plus acres of the park as you learn the rich history of this majestic San Francisco green space on a narrated journey. This unique tour is the perfect way to see Golden Gate Park and its hidden gems.

Riding a Segway is similar to riding a bike. It's intuitive, but nobody is born knowing how to operate it. You'll have 35 - 45 minutes of training prior to beginning the tour so you can get familiar with the most innovative transportation device of the millennium. You will practice on the Segway until everyone feels comfortable and ready to tour Golden Gate Park!

This small-group tour is limited to 6 people only to ensure a more personal experience.

Highlights

  • Two-hour narrated tour of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park by Segway
  • Unique, eco-friendly way to tour the city
  • See more sights than on a walking tour
  • Learn about San Francisco landmarks like the California Academy of Sciences, the deYoung Museum, and the Japanese Tea Garden
  • 35- to 45-minute training session
  • Helmet and safety vests provided, and jackets and gloves available

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You won't just learn all about lovely Golden Gate Park and cover more ground than on a walking tour -- you'll also learn a quirky new skill! If you find you love it, check out the advanced Segway tour on crooked Lombard Street!

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What You Can Expect

Golden Gate Park Segway Tour

Golden Gate Park Segway

After a brief training session on your Segway, you will be off to enjoy an eco-friendly tour of San Francisco's magnificent Golden Gate Park! You will cover more distance than a typical walking tour and have the opportunity to stop for photos along the way. Your tour guide will point out local landmarks such as Stow Lake, the Conservatory of Flowers, the Lawn Bowling Courts, the California Academy of Sciences, the deYoung Museum and Shakespeare Garden.

You will also learn about the history of Golden Gate Park, and how it was transformed in the 1870s from barren sand dunes into the flourishing National Historic Place it is today. Your knowledgeable guide will uncover hidden gems, such as Lily Pond, Storybook Cross, Fern Grotto, an amazing Redwood tree grove, and a pioneer log cabin.

This Segway tour is the perfect way to see, learn about and photograph an urban oasis in the heart of San Francisco!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wow! This trip was simply AWESOME!!! My husband and teenage boys loved the tour and thought it was the highlight of our entire trip to San Francisco. I was a bit more skeptical and tentative about the tour in that even standing on a chair is out of my comfort zone. Our trainers, Sara and Devin exuded confidence that I would get it in no time. I remained unconvinced and panicked for the 1st 20 minutes or so, then something shifted and I began to get the hang of it. For those of you thinking this tour would not be for you due to fear of heights, speed, falling, mice, whatever, I encourage you to DO IT! Touring Golden Gate State Park on a Segway allowed us to experience all that the park had to offer that we could never have done on foot. Our tour guide Devin Devo was not only a capable, responsible shepherd of his Segway flock, he also clearly knows so much about the park and San Francisco! He was also so funny and entertaining. We all thought he was hilarious. This is a must experience, even for the faint of heart! I will never forget the looks of pure joy on my husband and boys' faces as they zipped about the park. It was AWESOME!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

fantastic experience. one of the highlights of our trip. great way to see entire golden gate park in a few hours. Devin was amazing tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Well organized, great tour guides...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I was very nervous about riding a Segway for the first time, but the training was great and I felt comfortable very quickly. Our tour guide was terrific: knowledgeable and very funny! We had a fabulous time...highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Really fun with great guide. I am 67 with balance problems and quite overweight and it went fine!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had a great time! Our tour guide Devin was fun and knowledgeable. We loved riding the segways and seeing the whole park.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Definitely the best experience of our San Francisco leg of our Trip. Our tour guide, Devan, was very informative and engaging and funny. The Segways were easy to use after detailed instruction and video. This is a very professional company and would highly recommend them. Next time, we would love to do their other Segway adventures they have on offer. Well done!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I had a great time. Ty kept an eye on this old broad without making an issue of it. I felt really confident by the end and would do it again in a heartbeat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour guide lady was great and entertaining that would make my tour more enjoyable. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone that I know.

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