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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:2.5 hours

San Francisco at Night: Segway Tour of North Beach, Chinatown and the Embarcadero

For a twist on the average Segway experience, take a San Francisco night Segway tour to admire the city all lit up. Explore the neighborhoods of North Beach, Chinatown and the Embarcadero while an informative guide entertains you with trivia and interesting information about city sights like Washington Square Park and Fisherman’s Wharf. It’s a great way to start a night out in San Francisco. 


  • Evening Segway tour of Chinatown, North Beach and the Embarcadero
  • Glide along the streets of San Francisco for 2.5 hours, accompanied by a guide
  • Cruise through the lantern-lit streets of Chinatown and discover hidden alleys
  • Stop for photos in front of the historic fleet of ships berthed at Hyde Street Pier
  • Check out a light installation that makes the Bay Bridge glitter
  • Helmet and safety vests provided; jackets and gloves available

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Try a new, fun way of sightseeing on an evening Segway tour of the city. On a Segway, you can cover more ground and see more of San Francisco's charming neighborhoods, with the intimacy and interaction you expect to get on a small walking tour.

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What You Can Expect

San Francisco at Night: Segway Tour of North Beach, Chinatown and the Embarcadero

Explore fun locales like Chinatown on this evening Segway tour

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience San Francisco on two wheels after dark. You’ll be able to see more than you would on a walking tour while still enjoying the crisp evening air.

Start on Beach Street, where you’ll meet your guide and spend about 40 minutes learning and practicing how to operate your Segway and radio device, which allows you to listen to your guide’s narration while you zoom through the city. Then take off toward North Beach, a neighborhood also known as San Francisco’s Little Italy.

Glide past busy Italian restaurants that line the charming streets of this district, and see landmarks like Saints Peter and Paul Church and Washington Square Park while your guide tells you about the Beat poets, artists and others who came here as part of the counterculture movement decades ago.

Then head to adjacent Chinatown, a historical neighborhood where streets are dotted with lanterns, dim sum restaurants, small alleys and souvenir shops, as well as decorations in honor of holidays like Chinese New Year, depending on the date of your tour. From here, make your way to the Embarcadero to admire the illuminated Bay Bridge from the waterfront, and cruise by the Ferry Building as you head to Fisherman’s Wharf.

Look out at Alcatraz Island and enjoy views of historical piers and ships before your Segway tour ends back at the starting point. Throughout the tour, you’ll make plenty of stops to take photos and listen to commentary from your guide. 

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

If you like fun activity and want to have a good time, you have to try this. I was a bit nervous at first because I'm not good with keeping balance but the crash course at the begging of the tour helped a lot. The company is very careful with our safety. Tyler, our guide, is so patient and calm and just coooool! Thanks a for good time, Tyler the extraordinary tour guide :P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

the most fun ever on wheels.
The Segway is very easy to master, incredible fun to use and the guide was totally informative

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We were a little nervous trying Segway for the first time on the roads of San Francisco at night but the tour from start to finish was excellent. We had Aaron as our tour guide who was a genuinely nice and friendly guy who didn't seem as though he was doing it for the tips. The training at the start was really helpful and gave you confidence before you set off. After we started to explore the streets Aaron was extremely knowledgable about the city and gave a lot of information throughout the evening and was happy to take photos of everyone. It was a stand out tour and one of the best we did on our multi city trip to the USA. The Segways were excellent and I'd like to get my own now! I like the way Aaron never mentioned anything about tips and there were no signs about it like many of the other tours we went on, this was a nice touch and he deserves tipping highly for his excellent customer care and service. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip to be riding around the roads of San Francisco on a Segway was brilliant tour guide was very funny and great entertainment to. Perhaps the tour went on a little bit to long, but still was brilliant and great fun for all ages.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Loved it! What a fun way to see around some of the sights. And really great to do so at nighttime when traffic was much more pleasant and often streets were totally empty. Thanks! Lisa and Holly, New Zealand

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was awesome and the guides were hilarious. Had a great time

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This is an awesome tour. 14 year old daughter and wife went with me. Papa duck, a.k.a.Devon, is a charming tour guide. Great informative tales of " the City" with a great flair of humor. We will be back. The group we were with became like family.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We loved loved Robin! She's awesome!!! Tour was so amazing and we loved how they gave us jackets and gloves because it got so cold!!! Will definitely do again in other cities we visit or when we are back in San Fran we will do the experienced uphill downhill one!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was more fun than I could have imagined. I was worried that I would feel awkward on the segway, but it was a very natural feeling kind of like skiing, I'm told. The guide was great and the training was just right. We learned a lot and it was just so amazing being able to do that in the city at night. Be warned that you are going to be on your feet keeping balance and everything for about 3 hours, so do your stretches before you go! We can't wait to go back and do all of the rest of their tours. For a family of 4, I gulped a little bit when I paid for us all, but it was WELL worth the price!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Tyler was awesome!

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