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GoCar GPS Guided Tours

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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GoCar, the World’s First Storytelling CarFold up the map – put away the...

GoCar, the World’s First Storytelling CarFold up the map – put away the guidebook – and prepare for a city adventure you won’t soon forget! These clever yellow talking convertibles navigate for you, point out the sights, and tell you about the city’s culture and history. But that’s not all – your GoCar mobile tour guide has a personality and a human voice – it cracks jokes, recommends the good restaurants, and tells you the stories that bring the city to life. It’s like having a “local” give you a private guided tour.GoCar gives clear driving directions using GPS satellite technology. Just follow the friendly audio directions and relax!

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So much fun, a must do and one of the highlights when site seeing San Francisco

This will put a smile on your face and let you see and learn a whole lot more about SF. I would recommend the 3 or 4 hour tour as the time flies by. The team that rent the vehicle... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This will put a smile on your face and let you see and learn a whole lot more about SF. I would recommend the 3 or 4 hour tour as the time flies by. The team that rent the vehicle are professional and enthustiastic and the car itself is a doddle to drive. One note is to wear warmer clothing... More 

Thank Aitch222
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a a fantastically fun tour! My mom and her friend had gone a few months back and did nothing but giggle so we had to try it out. The staff is great. We had a gentleman named Scott that helped us get acquainted with the car. He was enthusiastic and really cared that we had a great time.... More 

Thank smithamania
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to explore San Fran on wheels. We took the 3 hour GPS guided tour from Fisherman's Wharf & did not feel rushed, allowing us to stop at several locations to take in the views. Induction was very good & carts were easy to drive. So much fun!

Thank wazandbob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I were in San Francisco over this past MLK weekend and ended up doing the tour as a bit of a lark not realizing it would be come the highlight of the trip. We had never heard of the Go Car Tours before and it was our 7 year old daughter who spied them on our first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and 2 daughters took 2 of these for a couple of hours didn't stop laughing from the moment we got in we managed to cram everything in on the tour and was fantastic way to get your bearings in we're everything is the bikes are great , only word of warning be careful on the main roads inner... More 

Thank digio
Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved our GoCar trip today! Had perfect weather. Which gave us a very clear GPS navigation (wouldn't recommend going on a cloudy day, as we first tried). The tour guide (GPS) made the trip. The car was super easy and fun to ride. Staff were very helpful. Must do!

Thank Caitlin G
Seabrook, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

What could have been a fun afternoon was marred by technical difficulties. We only made it a couple of blocks before we realized the sound system in our car had a short. The speakers were cutting in and out making it impossible to hear the directions or commentary. We went back to the office, where it took some time to... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wow, wow, wow! This was a blast!! We are on our first ever trip to San Francisco and decided to try the GoCar, GPS guided tour. It was incredible. Patrick and Ray at the Union Square rental location were very helpful. The GPS tour includes interesting information about different parts of the tour, but it wasn't over the top, as... More 

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Valley Stream, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

There's so much fun to be had zipping around in these zesty little yellow cars. Safe, fun, exciting in one little car!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best way to see San Francisco. We had so much fun and saw way more than we could do any other way. We plan on doing it again on our next trip here. Heads up though, if you go when it's cold, take a blanket. Ray, at the Union Square location, was very helpful when we picked... More 

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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 after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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