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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:2.5 - 3 hrs
Enjoy spectacular views of San Francisco Bay while you glide from site to site on an eco-friendly Segway - it's the coolest ride of the 21st-century! Far easier than walking, and more unique and personalized than a coach tour, getting around San Francisco on a Segway personal transporter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

This small-group tour is limited to 8 people, ensuring a more personal experience.


  • Two-hour narrated tour of San Francisco's waterfront by Segway
  • Unique eco-friendly way to tour the city
  • See more sights than on a walking tour
  • Visit Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Fish Alley and other waterfront highlights
  • Views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz
  • 35 to 45-minute training session
  • Helmet and safety vests provided and jackets and gloves available

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Even if you've never been on a Segway before, the terrific instructors give you confidence. And their informative and lighthearted commentary makes this an easygoing sojourn along the San Francisco Bay with first-class views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

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What You Can Expect

San Francisco Waterfront Segway Tour

Take a Segway tour of San Francisco's waterfront

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 San Francisco!

On an eco-friendly Segway tour you'll see more sights than you could cover on foot, and have lots of fun while you help to keep San Francisco "The Greenest City in the United States."

The San Francisco Waterfront Segway Tour is narrated and makes numerous stops for photos.

Tour highlights include:

  • Municipal Pier and Aquatic Park
  • Fisherman's Wharf and the Dungeness crab stands
  • Cable car turnaround
  • Ghirardelli Square, home of delicious chocolate!
  • National Maritime Museum and the historic sailing ships at Hyde Street Pier
  • Spectacular views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Fish Alley, Fisherman's Chapel, WWII Liberty Ship and Submarine Pampanito
  • Visit behind the scenes where the fishing industry, fleet and seafood processing are located
  • Dungeness Crab Stands in Historic Fisherman's Wharf

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was an absolutely fabulous way to explore the city! Our entire family, including 2 young kids ages 12 and 14 throughly enjoyed the experience. It's a wonderful way to really get to know the city and have the kids remember everything they saw and experienced. The staff were so patient teaching us how to ride the segways and always stressed safety. Our tour guide Trish was amazing and so much fun! We loved her booty stops!! Our kids said it was their favourite part of the vacation and can't wait to segway again. Anyone coming to San Fransisco must experience the tour!! Highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I really enjoyed the tour. The guide was really friendly. It's an awesome way to see San Francisco's waterfront.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our first time. Lots of fun and easy to learn after a few minutes of training. Our guide, Amber, was very knowledgeable about SF and a lot of fun. We are looking forward to doing it again ext time we are in Boston!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great fun and a good way to experience San Francisco. Our guide Melanie was outstanding full of positive energy and really great in quickly teaching our group how to use a Segway.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The training was thorough before the tour. The tour guide, Kate, was informative and had a good sense of humor. Safety and fun were her main concerns and she delivered! We had a great time!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Really enjoyable. Was quite nervous as I had never ridden a Segway before. The training is very good. The leaders were excellent and gave good information on the history of San Francusco. The earphones mean you can easily hear everything they are saying. A really good way to see more of San Francusco in a littke time. Would definitely recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was the best experience! Their team was amazing. They were knowledgeable and entertaining. Our leader was Devon and we absolutely LOVED him! He was intelligent, funny, and patient. Our team was comprised of all beginners, but because Devon was an excellent teacher, we were able to experience more than was anticipated. At the end of this tour we decided that every tour should be handled by the Waterfront Segway Team. Thanks DEVON for making our first experience with a Segway a memorable one. Best tour of our entire trip. We highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Robin our guide was fantastic!
She was informative and made this a very special time seeing the city.
I would do this again!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was the most fun we have had in a long time! The guides and trainers were wonderful, fun, and funny. Did a great safety talk and practiced what they preached. We had one lady get sick during our tour and it was handled very well. Well worth the money, and we will look for Segway tours on our next trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

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