Try something new and gain perspective on an adventure in one of the most iconic cities in the world. We guarantee that whatever you choose, you will leave feeling accomplished.
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The Escape Game
The Escape Game San Francisco, 150 Kearny St, San Francisco
Try something new and spend some time solving puzzles with various clues while working with a team, don’t worry if you get stuck, there’s a guide with hints to help. Choose from 5 different themes, each with a different story but the shared goal of escaping; Gold Rush, Prison Break, Special Ops, The Heist, and Playground.
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San Francisco Vista Grande Helicopter Tour
Pick up: Hotel Zephyr, 250 Beach St, San Francisco OR Pick up: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco
Ensure you’re seeing everything the city has to offer on this scenic tour of San Francisco. Fly over the most iconic landmarks and neighborhoods and Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge while listening to commentary from your experienced captain.
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San Francisco Bay Adventure Sightseeing
Bay Voyager, I, Pier 39, San Francisco
Embark on a nautical journey and enjoy up close views of iconic landmarks like Alcatraz, Coit Tower, the Presidio, and the Golden Gate Bridge while learning about them through commentary provided by your captain. You will be given gear to ensure you stay dry and warm throughout the ride.
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GGB Guided Bicycle or E-Bike Tour from San Francisco to Sausalito
2715 Hyde St, 2715 Hyde St, San Francisco
Cycle by the waterfront of San Francisco and pass through Fisherman’s Wharf and the historic Presidio, then enjoy the best views of the city from the Golden Gate Bridge. You get to keep your bike for 24 hours, so continue exploring at your own pace at the end of the tour in Sausalito or Tiburon, then embark on a ferry ride back to the city with more phenomenal views along the way.
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San Francisco Urban Hike: Castro and Twin Peaks
429 Castro St, 429 Castro St, San Francisco
Guided by a local, hike around the city and see hidden trails with both spectacular forest scenery and amazing city views. Discover San Francisco from a nature lovers point of view, you’d be surprised by all the lush greenery and parks that are in place in such a busy city.
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Beginner Surfing in San Francisco
Learn something new and give surfing a try in Pacifica, a gorgeous and quiet coastal town just south of San Francisco, perfect for beginners. You will learn the basics of surfing; reading the ocean, paddling out, popping up, balancing, and, of course, riding waves, as well as surfing etiquette.
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