Magic bus

Magic Bus

Magic Bus (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

73 ratings
3.9 average rating
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87 events
19 reviews
35 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

It was well coordinated and I liked the use of audiovisuals. Learned things about the 60s that I hadn't known before!

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Sue
24 events
17 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 11 2013

Fun and casual. I wasn't fond of the incense smell (needed to open a few windows) though it certainly was reminiscent of the era. I also got a little carsick at the beginning. But a.. in all, we enjoyed the ride and the music. Gaia, the tour...continued

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26 events
13 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 03 2012

It was full of gassy elderly women.

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26 events
11 reviews
23 stars
attended May 08 2013

This was a fun trip to take. Sadly there were only three of us on the bus so the experience was not as good as it could have been if more people had attended. I believe more people will attend as time goes on as yesterday was the start of the...continued

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Goldstar Member
14 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Great idea, poor execution. Would recommend taking one of the hop on, hop off buses instead.

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9 events
6 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 26 2012

I recommend to all -- lots of fun! Really took me back to the 60's. The "trip" was excellently organized - our guide was the best -- saw so much of San Francisco -- never a dull moment -- it's a must do!

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15 events
6 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

I was there in 1967 and threw some zingers at the 'hippie girl' hostess.
She smiled because she knew 3 of them were coming up in the presentation. This is a tour unlike any that you've ever had on a bus.

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15 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 01 2011

This was a super fun activity - especially for those of us who actually remember! Movies, flowers, pins, candy . . what more can you ask for in a MAGIC busride!

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 19 2012

Very interesting insight to 1967 Summer of love. (which I lived through)The screen rolls over the windows and because it's so close to seating it's a bit out of focus. Nice selection of music. Well thought out bus route & neighborhood info....continued

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5 events
5 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 14 2011

We had a great time during this tour. Its unique. Our puppy was welcome too! Only thing, the bus was late. There may have been a good reason for this but I was not made aware.

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21 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 19 2012

an amazing trip, organized and created by a real theatre company!
gave this old hippie big chills!

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22 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

Fantastic tour of SF in 60s. Bus totally converted to a big comfy "hippie" home, the guide was full of energy & played the role well. Everyone loved it. You MUST do it! And I live in bay area not a tourist!

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5 events
4 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 02 2013

Magic Bus first of all needs to tell people that the pickup is where all the other buses meet their passengers. That was an unnecessary sorce of confusion. They also need to watch the clock and not be late again. The bus was kinda fun BUT would...continued

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5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 16 2011

Video show and driving by historic locations was clever and for any "old hippie" this has to be sentimental, especially the theme of "what happened to the 60s dream of world peace and loving one world family" ? The pleasant nostalgia and the...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

A spirited, whimsical journey into the Haight-Ashbury Summer of Love era with insights about Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendricks among others. Host Artemis is contagiously energetic and well-informed. Had a wonderful time.

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5 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 07 2012

Loads of fun - very informative. You see so much of San Francisco. Host and bus drive excellent - bus driver must time his drive to the movie - he did excellent. Nice stop in Golden Gate Park to stretch legs. Would definitely recommend to...continued

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6 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 29 2011

The tour is on a school bus that has been re-outfitted with seats running length-wise down both sides looking out at the windows. Window shades move up and down so you see alternating views of the SF streets and then movies on the screens. There...continued

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4 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

An excellent, entertaining, historical trip of the 60's in San Francisco.

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7 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 11 2013

Because I grew up in SF and was the right age during that time, I am probably a little more critical than others. And I noticed that they played with the timeline a little, especially when it came to the music. But overall it was an excellent and...continued

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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 19 2013

From first to last, the MAGIC BUS TOUR was excellent, fun-filled, accurate, practical and most of all promoted the timeless 'hippie' philosophy of love, peace and compassion. Artemis was an excellent one-woman show and our driver was gentle and...continued

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