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The Great Pacific Tour Co.

518 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4314
+1 415-626-4499
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Small-Group Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour with Lunch
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Since 1978, Great Pacific has been a special tour company. Founded on the belief that a vacation should be relaxing and special, Great Pacific has always provided affordable elegance and excellence. We have always used mini vans, specifically customized for touring. Our guides have always gone the extra mile to make your trip as interesting and pleasant as possible. That's why people often come back again and again to take our tours - a perfect way to discover the San Francisco Bay Area. So, next time you are coming to see San Francisco, give Andy, Tom, Joel, or any one of the other folks at GPT a call, and let us show you this wonderful place we call home.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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518 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4314
Hayes Valley
+1 415-626-4499

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Very knowledgeable rep, Geordie, mini bus taking up to 13 made this a very enjoyable trip. I would recommend this company to anyone staying in the San Fransisco area. The wine estates gave us interesting wines to taste. Especially good was Domaine Chandon who gave...More

1  Thank tickhillwendy
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

The only reason I even gave them the 2 stars was because the guide, Cynthia, was decent. The company/tour waited a half hour for a group that wasn't ready on time. This meant we were rushed through the trip and got to spend very little...More

Thank rumina x
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We took 3 tours with this company. Our hotel concierge arranged our trips. The bus holds about 12 people. The vans were very comfortable. The drivers come into the hotel to pick you up and return you. We went to Sonoma and Napa with Buddy,...More

1  Thank Gale141
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The hotel recommend this company as being one of the better companies to do a wine tour with. Not being able to compare I can not comment on this. The first winery we were taken to was Larson. This was extremely disappointing, regarding the quality...More

Thank smithnz
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Our hotel recommended and booked this wine tour for us. The bus tour holds about 12 people or so and was very comfortable. The smaller group size makes for a personal experience. Our tour guide, Cynthia, was great, giving us descriptions and histories of all...More

Thank Drag0nfly123
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We took two tours with The Great Pacific Tour Co. One was to Muir Woods and Sausalito and other was to Carmel. Both trips were extremely enjoyable. The tours are for a small number of people so there is a certain degree of personal attention...More

2  Thank IAG2608
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Our tour guide was trying very hard to entertain us with corny jokes and seemed offended if the group didn't laugh. I wish he'd spent more time telling us the history of the places we were seeing. I was more than eager to get out...More

1  Thank bdan2015
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I booked 2 tours with this company. The half day city tour was conducted by Malcolm. He was very informative, knowledgeable and entertaining. He even tied to speak to me in my native language. He provided excellent customer service. The tour covered The City Hall,...More

4  Thank Alex G
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I chose this tour company because the higher rated tour companies were booked. While the settings visited were amazing (Sausalito and Muir Woods) and the bus comfortable, we felt that we had booked a driver and not a tour guide. While Jim...More

2  Thank JGP118
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great experience, it's so close to SF. The first two wineries were ok, but Domaine Chandon is awsome.

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Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Specifically what are the menu items offered on the Monterey Carmel Tour?
3 March 2017|
Response from Doug S | Reviewed this property |
Great Pacific should be able to tell you where we dined in Carmel, a very nice covered outdoor patio with a variety of options, salads sandwiches, and entries all good. If you get name of restaurant, menu will be on line or... More
I wanted to know if the luxury bus cost extras? Also are you given the option where you want Eat lunch
23 January 2015|
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Response from GreatPacificTours | Property representative |
We ONLY use luxury minivans (13-passenger customized vehicles) so there will be no extra charge. As to our lunches - yes there are options available; on our WINE TOUR there are five or six meal choices and so something for... More