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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 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
Review from Salina
Red Velvet 59 events 23 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 sunnysuze
Red Velvet 21 events 8 reviews

We had a great time on the tour, even though there was a problem with our reservation. If you take advantage of this offer, make sure you book through the tour company, not through Goldstar.

reviewed Mar 10 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Deirdre
Red Velvet 19 events 7 reviews

Fun, easy and a good tour of the Golden Gate Park. Enjoy it and be sure to wear warm clothes!

reviewed Jul 30 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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