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“A great tour for a retired couple”

Silver Lion Service - Private Tours
Ranked #14 of 132 Food & Drink in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I organised a tour of San Francisco, as I am a slow walker and use a walking stick. Our guide Danilo was great. We were able to take our time to see the sights and did not feel rushed. We saw sights that we wouldn't have been able to see if we had taken a coach tour. It was truly a memorable day . Thank you

1  Thank Mickp10746
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited as a group of 5 including 2 teenagers. We enjoyed a 5 hour tour in total and got to see so much and learn so much from our wonderful guide. We would never have had the opportunity to see even half the things without his help. The car was very comfortable and there were lovely additional touches such as guide books for reference and snacks during the journey. Our guide for the day was Andre - he absolutely made what was the first day of our holiday the most special day to remember. Although we'd tried to do some homework before our visit, and had an idea of some of the places we wanted to visit, we left most of the day to Andre - best call ever because he went above and beyond to ensure we got to see as much as possible. I would highly recommend this tour - its well worth the money to have flexibility, your own timings and the personal guide. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

1  Thank nigel l
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We chose Silver Lion Service to do a custom tour of Muir Woods and the Napa Valley, our guide was the lovely Danilo. We had contacted Silver Lion Service before we left Australia and organised what we wanted to do, they were very accommodating and also made suggestions and gave us some time frames to work with.
We decided to do a quick short visit to Muir Woods first where we spent about 40minutes which was enough for us, then Danilo suggested a little side trip to Sonoma as we were making good time. Sonoma was a lovely quaint little town and we spent about 40 minutes wandering around.
We had requested on to go to some wineries that catered only to sparkling wines, so Danilo took us to Mumm Napa where we tasted some sparkling wines then back in the car to our restaurant for lunch which was called Auberge du Soleil and rated a Michelin Star, the views over the valley were beautiful and the food was lovely, oh and of course the sparkling wine was great as well. After we had lunch Danilo was there waiting for us and decided we could fit in Domaine Chandon on the way home so we stopped there, the grounds here are beautiful and tranquil and we both ended our day with Champagne cocktails.
Silver Lion catered to all our needs, picked us up promptly and drove us back to our hotel. Danilo was wonderful and gave us lots of information during the day about the history of San Francisco etc. We would highly recommend spending the money on this private tour especially if you would like a custom itinery like we did. 5 stars and well worth it.

2  Thank Fionaeid
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We just finished a planned four hour tour that we pushed out to a 6 hour tour. Our driver Andre was fantastic. He adjusted the day to suit whatever we wanted to see. Nothing was a problem. It was a real pleasure to meet Andre and spend a day with him.

The car was great and enabled us to be adaptive and responsive.

We felt the trip was value for money and we will be rebooking on our next trip.

1  Thank Roboduck999
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most memorable days of my life. We spent a day with Dirk from 10am until 7pm going all over the Bay Area, seeing and doing things that you wouldn't get to do on a regular tour.
It was like visiting the city with your cousin who has lived there for years, and who knows how to get around to take you through the neighborhoods like a local.
Your tour is only limited by your time and money.
Dirk was fun. You can sense how flexible the tour can be. Our tour was unique for the 3 of us and our sense of humor. We are a talkative trio and I feel poor Dirk had to fight to get a few words in at times.
If you take a Silver Lion tour, know that you will have an experience like no other.

3  Thank BJr970
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