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Hornblower Classic Cable Cars

Taylor and Jefferson Streets, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Hornblower Cable Cars offers customers a unique and unforgettable transportation and leisure experience. Our fleet of 20 iconic Cable Cars are used year-round for some of the top events in San Francisco as well as private chartered events for our guests. The fleet has been operating for over 60 years and continues to be a top choice for transportation in San Francisco and the Bay Area. We operate public tours and private charters of San Francisco and the Surrounding Bay Area! Come check us out!
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Taylor and Jefferson Streets, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour itself was pretty fun and educational. I do have a couple of suggestions though, because I believe this tour can be great. We had San Francisco experience tour, and it is advertised with snacks and blankets, which we did have. However, it should...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

We met with our San Francisco Experience group near Fisherman's Wharf. We took the 1pm Cable Car with Corinna and Skye, and boy, did we get lucky! From the prompt departure, to the light-hearted banter between Corinna and Skye sprinkle throughout the very informative tour,...More

Thank jckiddoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great way to start any stay in San Francisco..It was our first time visiting the city and found everything from the very welcoming staff to the extremely informative tour. We would like to give a special shout-out to Josh & Carinna who went...More

Thank Rosanne F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was in San Francisco on business and had a little time to burn and thought I would see the city. Hornblower tours were located down at fisherman's wharf. It was a hop on hop off tour with vehicles that looked like cable cars. The...More

Thank DeankellyDaphne_AL
Reviewed 6 days ago

I bought the "San Francisco Experience". We rode in a bus made just like a cable car, so, it was open! It was totally fun and educational. We drove through several districts including China Town, Little Italy and Haight-Ashbury. The tour guide was informative and...More

Thank Lucretia T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since my cousin from Singapore was only here for a limited time, I needed something that would summarize San Francisco in just a couple of hours. Originally, I wanted to do the Duck Tour but that is permanently closed. I kept searching for different tours...More

Thank cburgosjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was the single most expensive that my Wife and I booked of our entire USA / Canada trip. It promised a "VIP experience" with access to the first ferry of the day to Alcatraz and a wonderful day-long tour of the city and...More

Thank dan1255
JonathanAdams1977, Director of Sales at Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Dan1255, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear about your negative experience. We certainly aim to provide a much more enjoyable tour than you have described. If you read through our reviews, I think you would agree that your experience was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to see the city and not worry about the traffic or parking. Jessica was a wonderful tour guide. She made the trip interesting by the way she described the points of interest and kept up with a funny dialogue between points. Will never...More

Thank RMeChic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the San Francisco experience tour and it really was excellent. Great way to see lots of the city. Very informative guide. Length of time and activities were good. The 3 and a half hours just flew by.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Igor and Jessica could not of been any better, The car was clean, Igor was a great driver and Jessica was amazing with her knowledge of SF but also her outgoing personality and beautiful legs !!!!!!!

Thank rickhark
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Sandra and Jame... A
17 February 2017|
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Hi there, thanks for reaching out to us. Our Hop-on Hop-off City Tour (24 hours) is $45 for Adults and $30 for Children. (48 hours) $55 for Adults and $40 for Children. Our San Francisco Experience City Tour is $59 for... More