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Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

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Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English
history walk

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

history walk

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Visit some of the top attractions along San Francisco's famed waterfront. During this 75 minute walking tour you'll learn about the rich history of the area, all while taking in amazing views. You'll visit iconic landmarks and hear incredible stories about the gold rush, the cable car system, earthquakes and much more. Meet your host at the north end of Fisherman's Wharf and start your experience by taking in the amazing views of the bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Hear how San Francisco transformed from a sleepy village to a booming port city when gold fever swept the nation in 1849. Learn about the life of Italian chocolatier, Domenico Ghirardelli, at the famous former chocolate factory in Ghirardelli Square. Stroll along the fog lined waterfront and drool over the numerous stalls selling crab and clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls. Walk a portion of the historic Barbary Coast trail while your guide tells you about it's colorful past. We'll make our way to Pier 39 and be awestruck by the colony of sea lions that have taken over many of its docks. Continue along the Embarcadero Promenade and learn about its evolution from a traditional maritime port and access to the rail system to an urban waterfront oriented towards the public's enjoyment filled with trendy restaurants, recreational activities and amusement piers. You will not be disappointed!

Your host

Learn more about Dara

Dara

My name is Dara and I'm a San Franciscan, born and raised. Growing up in this world class city has been a privilege and I've discovered all the greatest spots that I'm excited to share with you! Combining my background in tourism with my passion for this city has allowed me to curate several walking tours with the most interesting routes and stories. A far cry from the hop-on hop-off type tour, walking around with a native like myself will give you a truly authentic experience that is unparalleled . My knowledge is vast and I specialize in both the larger tourist attractions, as well as lesser known neighborhoods to really give my guests a true snapshot of what this city has to offer. Join me and come to love SF as much as I do!

Where you'll be

Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park, Hyde Street Pier, The Cannery, Fisherman's Chapel, Musee de Mecanique, Boudin's, Pier 39, Sea Lion Center.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

** 2 PERSON MINIMUM TO OPERATE TOUR. IF YOU SEE THAT OTHERS ARE BOOKED YOU CAN ADD AS A SOLO GUEST.

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Dara
Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour
New experience
From $25/person
New experience
From $25/person