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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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4.8 / 5 Rated by 259 members
Review from Salina
Red Velvet 58 events 22 reviews

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

reviewed Mar 02 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Joe
4 events 3 reviews

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

reviewed Oct 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from jteller
Red Velvet 206 events 23 reviews

fantastic day! Our guide Jeff was terrific! Don't miss out on a great way to see this very beautiful park and the opportunity to learn about it's rich history.

reviewed Oct 02 2013 report as inappropriate
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Description

The 6.5-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

All guests must be age 12 or older and weigh between 100-250 lbs. Guests
under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Pregnant guests are not
allowed on the tour, and the tour is not recommended for anyone with
mobility issues.

A maximum of 4 vouchers may be used per tour departure time.

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