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Wild SF Walking Tours

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94102
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+1 415-580-1849
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Free tours and funky, in depth history of SF’s coolest areas led by...

Free tours and funky, in depth history of SF’s coolest areas led by artist-guides. Understand the social movements and heroes who helped define San Francisco, with brilliant storytelling and a local's perspective.

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Haunted SF: Murder, Mystery and Ghosts
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Classic SF: Chinatown and North Beach
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Radical SF: Castro and Mission Districts

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Chinatown and Barbary Coast Tour

Mina was an excellent tour guide - very knowledgable and her energy made history fun. She gave us fun facts that made the past come alive.

Reviewed 5 days ago
San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mina was an excellent tour guide - very knowledgable and her energy made history fun. She gave us fun facts that made the past come alive.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great day to learn about 2 different neighborhoods in SF. Maz was a wonderful, informative tour guide. He brought the group together and promoted interesting discussions as we walked. I'm a local and I really enjoyed myself by being a tourist in my own backyard! Afternoon well spent!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wes is really great - he's super knowledgeable about all sorts of interesting stories about the history of San Francisco and he's extremely nice and helpful. He also cared about making his tour accessible and will accommodate you. I love that he's up for talking about anything and will answer your questions, and I can tell he's a super interesting... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so pleased to come across this awesome tour! Wes was hilarious and so knowledgable about the history of the city. I also loved the little extra surprises included in the tour. Great experience!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two tours with Wild SF - the Haunted SF tour with Momo and the North Beach/China Town tour with Fischer. The Haunted SF tour was interesting and Momo was a very entertaining guide. But the North Beach/China Town tour was definitely our favorite. Fischer was a fantastic tour guide and was so knowledgeable. We learned so much about... More 

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Falkland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on thee Union Square tour with Mina. Very engaging and great wee facts about the city, its people and history. Long enough to be worthwhile, short enough that the kids didn't loose focus. some top tips and her recommendation for dim sum in Chinatown was outstanding. Thanks Mina

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was so unique and unusual compared to most walking tours. Wes was a great mix of knowledgable and whimsical. Would highly recommend!

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Great Neck, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wes of Wild SF is funny, engaging, entertaining and interesting all at the same time. Loved his anecdotes and insights (had never heard of the Diggers before), how he uses the iconic music of the time to really send you back in time. This walking tour of Haight-Ashbury is really special during San Francisco’s 50th anniversary of the Summer of... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wes led us on both the Downtown and Haight Ashbury tours. He was really fun and helpful, answering all sorts of questions and told some great stories about each place we visited on the tours. Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to get to know SF in an interesting and active way. Thanks Wes!

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Burnaby, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All encompassing tour of the city including chocolate samples, interesting history of quirks of the city, tips and tricks!

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