Tours included with the Explorer Pass

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If you have the San Francisco Explorer Pass by Go City, you can join our San Francisco tours below for free!

Tours included with your Explorer Pass are completely free, but you must bring a valid pass and show it to your tour guide at check-in.

Here are the steps to take full advantage of your pass:

1. Select one of the tours below, and choose the date of your visit.
2. Reserve your free tour by entering your credit card. Your card will not be charged unless you don’t show your valid pass(es) at the start of the tour.
3. Reserve additional tours under the pass by selecting “Add another tour.”

Pass rescheduling and refunds

You can always reschedule as long as your pass is valid for the day of the tour. If your pass is no longer valid on your rescheduled tour date, you’ll be charged for the full amount of the tour. After you’ve rescheduled once, there are no refunds if you decide not to take the tour.

SF tours available with your pass

9:30 AM daily • 1 hour (2-5 hours with upgrades) • Cable Car Turnaround at Aquatic Park, 700 Beach Street Map hyperlink

Fisherman’s Wharf Walking Tour

  • Learn about San Francisco's coming-of-age with stories from the Gold Rush, earthquakes, and cable car history.
  • Discover the city’s best treats like Ghirardelli chocolate, sourdough, and Dungeness crab.
  • Explore Pier 39 with its shopping, entertainment, and adorable sea lions.

How much walking is there?

Our tour of Fisherman’s Wharf includes a mile of walking at a moderate pace.

Is this tour accessible?

Yes, this tour is accessible for strollers and wheelchairs.

fishermans wharf welcome signFisherman's Wharf tour group photo
12:30 PM Thursday, Saturday, Monday • 2 hour • 107 Osage Street MAP hyperlink

Mission District Food and Culture Tour

  • Taste authentic Latin cuisine, from pupusas to cactus tacos to pan dulce.
  • Enjoy larger portions and variety at each stop than your standard food tour.
  • Explore 24th Street, AKA El Corazón de la Mission, with a local expert.
  • Marvel at the colorful street murals and learn their meaning.
  • Learn about the lowrider culture and how it’s evolved over the years.
  • Hear how Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera influenced the Mission.
  • Discover vibrant local businesses that support the community.
  • Take advantage of all the Instagram-worthy photo ops along the way.

How much walking is there?

Guests should be prepared to walk just over half a mile. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Are vegetarian or other dietary options available?

We can accommodate vegetarian and vegan diets but not gluten-free at this time.

Are drinks included?

All the food will be served with water and, at times, a non-alcoholic beverage.

9:30 AM daily • 90 minutes • Stairs at the intersection of Pierce and Hayes streets MAP hyperlink

The Painted Ladies and Victorian Homes of Alamo Square Tour

  • Explore the Western Addition’s famous microhoods, from the Fillmore District to trendy Divisadero Street.
  • Bask in the beauty of the Victorian Painted Ladies, immortalized in the 1980s sitcom, “Full House.”
  • Discover the rich history behind San Francisco’s iconic City Hall.
  • Step inside Chateau Tivoli, an elegant mansion in the Alamo Square historic district.
  • Hear true stories of the eccentric residents who built lavish homes in the area in the 1870s and 1880s.
  • Visit landmarks like San Francisco’s first African American church and Alamo Square Park.
  • Learn how this area sprang to life after the 1906 earthquake and fires.
  • Get pointers to find all the Instagram-worthy photo ops along the way.

How much walking is there?

Guests should be prepared to walk just over half a mile. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Where can I park?

There is metered parking along the street throughout the area.