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Tiled Steps Urban Hiking Tour

Hidden gardens, art, and views along a San Francisco stairway
  • When 3:00 PM
  • Duration 1.5 hours
  • Meeting Point St. Anne's Church, 850 Judah Street

$29 per adult

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$29 per adult

$29 per adult

  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • See the gorgeous mosaic tiled steps and hidden gardens made famous on TV shows and Instagram.
  • Learn about San Francisco's Sunset District and Golden Gate Park.
  • Enjoy incredible views of San Francisco, the Pacific Ocean, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Get half your 10,000 steps in for the day, with plenty of breaks between stairs to rest and take photos.

Itinerary

  • St. Anne of the Sunset

    A historic Catholic Church with an intricate, coral-covered facade

  • Sunset District

    San Francisco’s pretty, oceanfront residential neighborhood

  • Turtle Hill

    Climbing toward views of Golden Gate Bridge, the Pacific Ocean, and Golden Gate Park, sometimes wreathed in fog, another San Francisco attraction

  • Hidden gardens

    Mostly California natives and succulents, some planted to help the endangered Green Hairstreak Butterfly, a frequent visitor on our hike

  • Tiled steps

    A sea to stars mosaic flowing up 163 steps, part of a Sunset Heights community project created in 2003

  • Grand Park

    The best view of San Francisco

Make this tour private

Book this tour for just your group, starting from $49 per adult.

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Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Meeting point

St. Anne's Church, 850 Judah Street

FAQs

How difficult is the hike?

You should be comfortable hiking up several steps (163 in total) on this tour. Though we don’t cover many miles, some of the terrain is steep.

Can I bring children?

Yes, though if you bring a guest under 18, it’s your responsibility to make sure they can participate fully in the tour. Small children will need to be carried since the tiled steps aren’t accessible for strollers.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. We also offer rescheduling to another date the tour is running at no extra cost if you’re unable to make this tour. Please keep in mind there are no refunds available if you have already rescheduled your tour.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

What about gratuities?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

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