San Francisco GoCar Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Pickups between 9am - 5:30pm
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from Union Square (or Fisherman's Wharf upon request)
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

It's the most exhilarating, entertaining and enlightening way to see San Francisco - the first-ever GPS-guided storytelling car! The clever talking car navigates for you and points out the sights that bring San Francisco to life. Experience what the press is buzzing about, what visitors rave about and what Time Magazine has nominated "as one of the coolest inventions of the year".

Highlights

  • Rental of GPS touring car

Know More about this tour

This custom narrated tour guided by GPS is the only tour of its kind in the nation. It takes you on an unforgettable journey around this beautiful city. The directions are clear, concise and informative, providing a unique experience for tourists and locals alike.

Exploring San Francisco is easy and fun with GoCar. you can choose to follow the designated route, or make up your own tour of the city. There are well over 50 historical points and landmarks along the guided tour including:

Choose from two convenient pickup locations in either Union square or on Beach Street near Fisherman's Wharf.

Price is per person, based on 2 passengers per car.

Inclusions

  • Rental of GPS touring car
  • Rider orientation
  • Tank of gas
  • Helmets
  • Map
  • 8.75% environmental fee for carbon offset, gasoline and tire recycling

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), approximately $19

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

GoCars hold a maximum of 2 people. Prices are per GoCar - not per person.

Pickup location must be chosen at time of booking. This is the location where your GoCar will be reserved

Driver must be 21 years or older to rent and must provide a major credit card and valid drivers license at the
time of check-in. A drivers license must be in the customers physical possession (no photocopy). For foreign customers, an international license is not necessary.

Passengers must be 4 years of age or older - and small children must safely fit into one of our DOT approved
helmets. The GoCar is registered as a motorcycle - but a motorcycle license is not required to operate the vehicle.

All renters must be able to read, understand and sign a liability release and waiver form (standard participant agreement)

On the day of rental, a $500 security deposit will be held on the customers credit card. If a CDW or SLI
insurance plan is selected, a $150 security deposit will be held. The security deposit is released when the
GoCar is returned.

Foreign language options are available in French, Spanish, Italian and German

For the safety and comfort of passengers the maximum height is 6'4" (1.9m) and maximum combined weight of 500 lbs (226.8 kg) for two passengers

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Can you stop along the way?
Yes, you set your own pace. The car always knows where you are and you can park anywhere you want (motorcycle parking or car parking) for as long as you want, and as soon as you start to drive again, the car will begin to talk!

Do you have to stay on the tour?
Absolutely not! If there is a San Francisco sight you wish to see but is not yet included on the tour, just use the map provided to navigate your own way through the city streets. You can even put a CD in the stereo and enjoy music along the way!

Vehicles:
Are controlled with a motorcycle-style handle, throttle, and hand brakes. The 3-wheeled cars seat two and have a lockable trunk for your things. Their small size makes parking a breeze, and in San Francisco - a major bonus!

How fast does the car go?
Up to 35-mph. Note that drivers in San Francisco do not typically drive fast, therefore an average speed of 30-mph or less can be expected while driving.

Can you cross the Golden Gate Bridge?
No, but the tour will navigate you to Fort Point. Here the bridge soars about 200-feet above your head. It is possible to gain pedestrian access to the bridge span from the car park at the bridge vantage point.

What is a CDW?
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is an optional form of insurance similar to rental car insurance that limits your liability in case of accident. It is non-refundable. If you opt to purchase the CDW your deposit for rented a GoCar is only USD$150.00 instead of USD$400.00