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San Francisco Movie Sights City Tour

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Explore San Francisco’s cinematic history with an actor for a guide on this tour of the city’s role in over 50 movies. This tour is designed for movie buffs who will get an inside look at where dozens of classic and recent movies were filmed. See the scenes of high-speed car chases, dramatic ocean rescues, and nostalgic TV homes.
  • Tour San Francisco with an actor as a guide and see where movies were filmed
  • See classic sights and get a thorough tour of the city’s cinematic history
  • See filming locations of Mission Impossible, Vertigo, and 50+ other films
  • Round-trip transportation from Fisherman’s Wharf
What to Expect
Meet your guide at Fisherman’s Wharf and start your comprehensive tour of San Francisco’s film history. Watch classic movie clips as you go, and match the sights to the films they appeared in. View Lombard Street “the crookedest street in the world” on your way to North Beach, pass by St. Peter and Paul Church and Washington Square seen in Dirty Harry, drive through the financial district and Nobb Hill, which made cameos in Vertigo, Bullitt, The Wedding Planner, and The Rock. Next, stop at Alamo Square to see the Painted Ladies, and think back to the opening scene from Full House. Continue on to Golden Gate Park and relive the epic chase scene from Bullitt. Next see views of Alcatraz, the Palace of Fine Arts, and the Golden Gate Bridge, before arriving in Pacific Heights where Mrs. Doubtfire was filmed. The tour ends at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Pickup and drop-off from a designated meeting point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat (if there are seats available once the tour starts, then the infant may certainly occupy an empty seat)
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This tour was outstanding, highly recommend it if your a big movie buff you'll be surprised what you find out on this tour 10/10 for me.
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We picked this tour as something a little different to normal city tours. Marie our host and Brian our driver were very hospitable and extremely passionate about the city and the movie locations. We got to see parts of the city we wouldn't have done by foot. We also had a short
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This was the first of several tours we took during our four-day stay in San Francisco, and it was fantastic! The city was new to us, so visiting the various sites was an excellent introduction to such an interesting and vibrant city. It was fun watching the film clips and then
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So many movies and a bit of TV and a good chunk of history thrown in too. An excellent way to get a tour of the city with the interesting and fun twist of visiting movie scenes while watching relevant clips. We took our teen and 10 year old and they both loved it. The Golden
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Excellent organisation. The driver, who I believe runs the tour, drove us across some of the best settings for movies around the town very smoothily, Mary - our guide - was very entertaining, informative and funny. She masterly showed us the different places where film scenes
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