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Blue Heron Custom Tours

275 Staples Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112-1836
+1 415-337-1874
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Muir Woods , Sonoma , Monterey and Carmel

We had the best time on our excursions with Rick .Our first day , We went to Muir Woods and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amyscarr
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Birmingham, Alabama
All day tour of San Francisco, Sausalito and Muir Woods

My three adult daughters and I spent a wonderful day with Rick. He customized our tour for our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
br9401
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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275 Staples Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112-1836
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best time on our excursions with Rick .Our first day , We went to Muir Woods and Sonoma with great stops along the way. Rick made great suggestions for lunch and photo ops and he dropped us in Sausalito at the end...More

Thank amyscarr
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and for taking the time to share your comments with others. I am glad you enjoyed your tours of Muir Woods and Sonoma wine country and of Monterey and Carmel. When you next head this way, please let me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My three adult daughters and I spent a wonderful day with Rick. He customized our tour for our interests and was extremely knowledgeable. We were able to see so much of the city and so many interesting spots we would have never seen on our...More

Thank br9401
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review and for taking the time to post it. I am glad you enjoyed your tour of San Francisco, Sausalito, and Muir Woods as well as your lunch at Copita in Sausalito. I hope to see you again on your next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family took two tours with Rick and couldn't have been more pleased with them both. Rick was very responsive to my emails and phone calls to plan our itineraries. He gave suggestions for places and meals, and also booked our reservation for lunch. Each...More

Thank K L
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. I am sure other TripAdvisor members appreciate seeing your comments. You picked a great week to visit San Francisco. We don't get many days as warm and sunny as we've had this past week. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're reading this in attempt to discern if Blue Heron is a good choice for a tour experience, I can promise you they are. Punctual, knowledgable, entertaining and flexible to what we needed with our family (which included twin 3 year old grandkids). Couldn't...More

Thank Beth S
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. i am glad you enjoyed your tour of Muir Woods, the Marine Mammal Center, and Sausalito. I hope the girls liked seeing the elephant seals and the tall trees. Come back and see us again.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are our two teenager boys had such a great trip with Rick! The parking at Muir Woods for those who were driving was a nightmare, and Rick just pulled right up with our family - no hassle, no wait. Rick is...More

Thank ruttese
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your time at Muir Woods and that the weather was clear enough for you to also experience the ocean views from the Muir Beach Overlook. You saw the traffic situation at Muir Woods at its worst, which is why the...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Rick was very knowledgeable. He took great family pictures and helped us create lasting memories. Thank you Rick for a great morning!More

Thank claby20
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am glad you enjoyed your walk through the redwoods and that the weather cleared up enough for you to see the beautiful ocean views from the Muir Beach Overlook. I hope you had a nice time in Sausalito and...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A very short first visit to San Francisco with our 16 year old granddaughter was highlighted by a few hours touring with Rick Spear. He drove us (in his very clean car) to so many of the great parts of the city and Muir Woods...More

Thank GaryDurrett
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your tour of San Francisco and Muir Woods. I think a walk among the redwoods is a highlight of any trip to Northern California. Thank you very much for posting the review. I appreciate your taking the time to share...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Rick Spear of Blue Heron Tours was a perfect tour guide for San Fran and Napa. He is very professional and his vehicle was very clean and comfy. Rick shared interesting facts and history of the areas we toured and he can recommend great spots...More

Thank Tracy W
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review and for the very kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your tour of San Francisco and the Napa Valley. I hope you'll think of your time in wine country when you drink...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Great tour! Informative, educational, and good fun!! Rick conducts a very professional and entertaining tour. You won't do any better than this, unless you convince him to pay you to go on the tour!!!

Thank Jim T
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thanks much for taking the time to post a review. I am glad you enjoyed your tour of San Francisco, Muir Woods, and Sausalito. Come back and see us again. There is much more to see.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our day with Rick. Communicating with him for planning was very easy, and he is incredibly responsive. He was also straightforward in offering his advice as to what we should do. We scheduled a trip to Muir Woods and had originally planned...More

Thank Mark W
BlueHeronSF, Owner at Blue Heron Custom Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for posting a review. I greatly appreciate it. I am glad you enjoyed your tour of Muir Woods and Sonoma wine country. You'll have to come back to see more of the coast after CA-1, the coastal road, is repaired. I hope...More

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786cabrera
I am interested in booking a Muir Woods tour on the afternoon of Friday, May 26th. We would look to be picked up at our hotel around 3:30pm. There will be 3 of us in our party. What is your availability and price?
13 May 2017|
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Response from BlueHeronSF | Property representative |
It was good talking with you. Sorry this isn't going to work out. Come back when you have more time.
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Nicki B
Hi! I wanted to check and see if you are available for a private Napa/Sonoma wine tour for 2 on Friday, December 11th? I have a few other questions that I was not able to get the answers to from the amazing customer comments the have been left! -What kind of vehicle? -What is the cost? -We will be staying at the Le Meridian in SF (Downtown). Do you pick up/drop off from there? -Do you have wineries that you recommend or a prefixed tour? We would want to go to at least 3. -It would be great if there was a recommendation of lunch as well to incorporate with the tour. -If we wanted to go to Muir Woods along with the wine tour, how many hours do you think we would need? We want to be very relaxed and not rushed at all.What would be the cost with the added trip to Muir Woods? I look forward to your response and hope you are not already booked for the 11th! Thank you in advance! Happy Thanksgiving! Nicki Barn
27 November 2015|
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Response from BlueHeronSF | Property representative |
Nicki, Thank you for contacting Blue Heron Custom Tours and Travel. I would be happy to take you on a tour of Muir Woods and wine country on December 11. I can pick you up at Le Meridien at the time of your choosing, take... More
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robin3NewYork
HI! How much do you charge for private tours?
31 May 2015|
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Response from BlueHeronSF | Property representative |
My rates vary depending on the tour you want to do and the number of people in your party. You can see full rate information on the Blue Heron website. Just click on the website link on the TripAdvisor listing and then... More
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