Venue Details

29 Star Starred
Golden Gate Park
Meet in the paved area directly behind Spreckels Temple of Music aka the Bandshell 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr. San Francisco, CA 94118
415-474-3130
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Eileen Dufau
Our tour was at 10 on a Sunday morning,. We arrived early (9:15) and found that there was plenty of street parking.
Golden Gate Park Segway Tour travel Nov 11 2014 star this tip starred
Fred E. Rick
The weather was cold and misty. I wore a button-down shirt, jeans, and a jacket..
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Salina Red Velvet
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attended Mar 02 2013

For a first timer I had a hard time. I believe this class should be for someone who has had previous experience on a segway that had down the general feel of riding the segway. I had trouble since I did not feel I had enough time to learn the...continued

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attended Oct 27 2011

My wife was a bit worried about driving a segway, but they taught us quickly and easily. It was great fun! I'm a lifelong resident of the Bay Area, but they showed us places I've never seen.
Highly recommended

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attended Jun 06 2014

Wonderful day out for two older adults who have lived in the Bay Area for 20+ years and been to GGP many, many times. We saw many new places, learned many things and really enjoyed the entire experience. Our guide, Jeff, was informative,...continued

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Website

http://www.electrictourcompany.com/segway/san-francisco-golden-gate...

Description

The eight-mile tour route explores the eastern section of the 1,107-acre park on winding trails and bike routes.

On the guided Golden Gate Park Segway Tour you will learn about:

  • The transformation, starting in the 1870s, of a bleak sand dune area into the lush park you see today
  • The Music Concourse and Temple of Music
  • The California Academy of Sciences
  • The deYoung Museum
  • The Japanese Tea Garden and the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894
  • William Hammond Hill and John McLaren’s vision for the park
  • The Conservatory of Flowers
  • Hidden sights including the lily pond, Storybook Cross and fern grotto
  • The historic Carousel and Sharon Art Studios
  • San Francisco Botanical Gardens
  • The Lawn Bowling Courts
  • The National Aids Memorial
  • Shakespeare Garden
  • Strawberry Hill with great views of the surrounding park (may not be on route all days) and Stow Lake
  • The Rose, Rhododendron and Dalihia gardens
  • An amazing Redwood grove, Pioneer log cabin and many other hidden gems

About the Ticket Supplier: SF Electric Tour Company

The San Francisco and Sausalito Electric Tour Companies offers fun-filled tours of two of the world's most beautiful cities on the world's most unique transportation device: the Segway! Whether you're an adventurous single looking for an unusual way to experience San Francisco/Sausalito or a parent with children over 12 years old trying to keep the family entertained on vacation, you'll love the unforgettable experience of riding a Segway.