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Address: 601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102-3200
Phone Number:
+1 415-265-1809

FLEXIBLE, FREESTYLE, FUN - Truly Customized Private Tours of the beautiful...

FLEXIBLE, FREESTYLE, FUN - Truly Customized Private Tours of the beautiful San Francisco area, California and beyond. Ideal for individual travelers and small groups for up to 6 guests. Let us create your personalized stress-free tour or select from a list of prepared yet dynamic tours. You name it and we can probably arrange it for you. Some popular tours are: "Wine Tasting", "Extended San Francisco", "Monterey and Carmel", Gold Country" "Yosemite", Muir Woods Redwoods". Excellent service, affordable rates. Fully licensed and insured. We strive to exceed your expectation and help making your San Francisco visit unforgettable.

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Very good tour

This is without doubt a great way to start any city break. Our guide and driver was Dirk and from our first introduction proved to be a first rate ambassador for his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is without doubt a great way to start any city break. Our guide and driver was Dirk and from our first introduction proved to be a first rate ambassador for his company. His knowledge and passion for his work shone through and we all enjoyed very much his views and descriptions of this wonderful city. Although originally booked for... More 

Thank gordondixon
Milford, DE
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169 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had only a couple of days in San Francisco so decided a private tour might be our best option. Our day began at 11:00 when Danilo picked us up at our hotel. He was even a little early and texted when he was out front. He drove us throughout the city in a clean and comfortable minivan, supplied us... More 

Thank MMB101
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dan picked our family of 6 up at our hotel. He was on time, the car was clean and comfortable and we were off to wine country. Dan was informative without being overbearing and suggested places to go but wasn't pushy. He went out of his way to provide us with great service. He had water and candy available and... More 

Thank Mary W
New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Andre too my sister, my boyfriend and I on a great trip around SF. He suggested several things we hadn't thought of and we saw everything we wanted to see.

Thank sjoslynpet
North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We booked two tours with Silver Lion about a month before the travel dates. Little did we know it would be the best decision of our trip. Absolutely worth every penny! Danilo was our guide and he was fantastic. What a great guy! He picked us up on time at our vrbo rental on Monday and spent four hours showing... More 

1 Thank viajera222
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90 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We booked two 4 hour tours on back to back days. Danilo was our tour guide and he was fantastic! He picked us up promptly at our hotel and showed us all around the city including Muir Woods and Sausalito. We had included our wish list of places to see and he did his best to hit all of them.... More 

Thank kdunn1211
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Titjana was awesome. Great service, very informative and fun! She went out of her way to cater to us.

Thank sherrie76006
Bedford, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful tour with the friendly and knowledgeable Tatjana!! Went many different places and loved special touches like champagne/almonds on Twin Peaks and great music to correspond with certain tour areas.

Thank Laura D
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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221 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I visiting from Sydney, Australia decided to use Silver Lion Tours for a private tour of Monterey and Carmel. Our decision was based on the excellent reviews supplied on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. Our guide Holger the founder, hosted the tour. It was personalised for us, he had an itinerary but it was 100% flexible... More 

Thank Wayne N
Granger, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The best tour ever!! For two days, Holger gave us a personalized tour of SF. This man knows his city and is very passionate about it. The detail he gave and preparation for the tour made it worth ever penny spent. The price was reasonable but the experience priceless. We will definitely come back and use his services to tour... More 

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