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  2. California
  3. San Francisco
  4. Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Historical Walk with Secret Bridge Viewpoint

Product ID: 224496
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Enjoy a quintessential activity and walk a portion of the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge. See the iconic bridge, both from up close as well as a special vantage point that few visitors know about.
About this activity
Duration: 75 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take a fully guided walk on the bridge
  • Enjoy views over the bridge from a special vantage point that is popular among locals
  • Learn from your expert guide about the history of the structure
Full description
Meet at the statue of Joseph Strauss and and learn about the Golden Gate Bridge. Examine the architectural aspects that are the secret to this superstructure’s existence. Discuss the man who designed them and the struggle he went through to bring his improbable plan to fruition.

Learn fun facts, like the difficulty of painting something so large, and who actually owns the bridge. Once you see it up close, you will get a chance to climb to a vantage point that is popular among locals, but little-known by visitors. Enjoy some of the best views of the bridge, get some pictures, and learn about the climate and ecology of the bay.

On most days, this will mean a personal meeting with Karl, the name given to the ever-present fog in San Francisco Bay. To end the tour, you will be taken back down to the base of the bridge where you can take a bus back to cross it or head back to the city center. Or you can be adventurous and take a walk across which on a nice day, there’s nothing quite like it.
  • Guided walking tour
  • Expert local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pickup or drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Joseph Strauss statue in Strauss Plaza, just past the Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
Know before you go
• While never expected, tips and gratuities are always appreciated
• Please note that guests must arrive 10 minutes before tour departure time
• Due to San Francisco's hills, as well as crowded city streets and unpaved pathways, guests with mobility limitations, wheelchairs, or strollers cannot be accommodated
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Product ID: 224496