San Francisco Electric Tour Company Inc.
757 Beach St San Francisco, CA 94109
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Golden Gate Park Segway Tour - 2.5 Hours

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    Official Golden Gate Park Guided Segway Tour

    Glide through the 1,000+ acre Golden Gate Park on this fully narrated Segway tour.

    Guests will have a blast gliding through seven beautiful miles of Golden Gate Park’s landscaped trails and roads, visiting hidden sights that include the Lily Pond, Shakespeare Garden and Fern Grotto. The tour explores the east end, including the National Aids Memorial, Music Concourse, Pioneer Grove, and Stow Lake.

    Tour guides share tidbits and trivia about the Park’s stewards over the years, the impact of WWII on the Japanese Tea Garden, and the story of the park’s historical transformation from bleak sand dunes to today’s lush vista.

    Tour is 2.5 hours long, including training time.

      You Will See and Learn About:

    • The seven mile (11.2 km) tour route explores the eastern section of the 1017 acre (411 ha) park on winding trails and bike routes.
    • The transformation starting in the 1870's of a bleak sand dune area in into the lush park you see today.
    • The Music Concourse and Temple of Music
    • The California Academy of Sciences and the deYoung Museum
    • The Japanese Tea Garden and the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894
    • William Hammond Hill and John McLaren's vision for the park
    • The Conservatory of Flowers
    • Hidden sights including the Lily Pond, Prayerbook Cross and Fern Grotto
    • The historic Carousel and Sharon Art Studio
    • San Francisco Botanical Gardens
    • The Lawn Bowling Courts
    • The National Aids Memorial
    • Shakespeare Garden
    • Stow Lake and Strawberry Hill
    • The Rose, Rhododendron and Dahlia gardens
    • An amazing Redwood grove, Pioneer log cabin and many other hidden gems!

    NOTE: Tour does not include entry into museums or admission fee attractions. Every tour makes numerous stops for photos.

      Why Choose Us?

    • Small tour groups for a personal experience
    • Go when you want. Lots of departure times. Book the most convenient time you want to go.
    • The best Segway training around. Complete one on one training before your tour. For our foreign guests we offer training videos in 11 languages!
    • Amazing tour guides. A great guide makes all the difference. Our tour guides rock!
    • Each guest gets a radio receiver with earbud so you won't miss details about the sights along the way.
    • On cold days we have jackets, hats and gloves to keep you warm and snug.
    • It's fun! Riding a Segway is a blast. Come get your Segway smile!

    One on one training and small tour groups make for a personal experience.
    After 30-35 minutes of fun training on how to safely operate the Segway, you'll explore the Park with a fully narrated tour. Park Tours are limited to eight riders per guide
    We are the exclusive licensed Segway tour operator in Golden Gate Park. There are a limited amount of walk up tickets available. Most tours sell out. We strongly encourage advance reservations!

Official Golden Gate Park Guided Segway Tour


April through October

9:00 am, 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm daily. 10:30 am and 2:00 pm departures are added based on demand.

November through March

10:00 am and 1:30 pm daily. 11:30 am and 3:00 pm departures are added based on demand.

All tours start on time, so please arrive 15 minutes early to check in. For the safety and complete training of our guest late arrivals will not be allowed to join a tour that has already started training. Please be on time.

Closed on December 25, January 1st and during major public events in the Park.

How Long?

Activity is 2.5 hours including training. Training is 30 to 35 minutes, During the busy summer season training time may be slightly longer.

Who Can Go?

Ages 12 and up over 100 lbs (45kg) and under 250 lbs.(113 kg) are welcome. No weight exceptions. No pregnant guests. Under 18 with parents or guardian. Full list of rider requirements listed below the BOOK NOW button. Please read before booking.

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Glide through the 1,000+ acre Park’s roads and trails on this fully narrated journey, exploring the best sights and hidden locations while learning the Park’s legends and history.

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    Segway Tour Rider Requirements

      • Be age 12 and up over 100 lbs (45 kg) and under 250 lbs (113 kg). Safety 1st. No weight exceptions. We use a scale to check guest weights.
      • Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
      • Pregnant guests are not allowed on the tour due to fall risk.
      • Not recommended for guests with some mobility or motor control issues. If you are concerned about mobility issues please call us to discuss. We want every rider to have a safe tour.
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    Guest Reviews

    "This was a well organized tour with safety being paramount. Impressed with the service and the guide. Lots of fun riding the Segways."

    - Marie, Quebec

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    Golden Gate Park Location

    Golden Gate Park Location: 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco, CA 94118
    Look for blue and yellow tent in paved area directly behind the large band stage in Music Concourse. Near the Japanese Tea Garden, California Academy of Science and deYoung Museum