Venue Details

26 Star Starred
Golden Gate Park Segway Tour
Meet in the paved area directly behind Spreckels Temple of Music aka the Bandshell 1 Music Concourse Dr. San Francisco, CA 94118
415-474-3130
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Member Tips

dress

Casual
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dining

Dine before you go
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Chris
Free parking in the park
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Chris
Dress warm, they will give you gloves.
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Jörg Fockele
We stopped at a little food stand for some beverages and a snack.
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Goldstar Member
Public transportation (MUNI) available to/from the park
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Goldstar Member
Bring water
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Goldstar Member
May want to bring your own ear buds if reusing someone else's freaks you out
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Reviews & Ratings

172 ratings
4.8 average rating
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3 reviews
3 stars
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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Goldstar Member 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... continued

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17 reviews
21 stars
attended Oct 02 2013

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.

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More Information

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.