Leave your heart at the Wharf: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Fall head over heels for this bastion of San Francisco Bay culture on this self-guided audio tour. Experience the magic of GPS-playback on this immersive stroll through San Francisco.


  • Marvel at the myriad experiences the wharf has to offer
  • Be guided by journalist and tour guide Rick Snider
  • Do it all in 45 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control
  • Get unlimited use of the tour before your booking date and after it
  • Use the virtual tour option at home


Discover the vibrant charm and rich history of one of San Francisco's most iconic destinations on this self-guided audio walking tour. On this tour, you'll stroll along the bustling Fisherman's Wharf, offering unparalleled views of the San Francisco Bay, the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, and the legendary Alcatraz Island. Led by your guide, Rick Snider, a seasoned enthusiast of the area since 1979, embark on a journey that transcends mere sightseeing. Fisherman's Wharf isn't just a tourist hotspot – it's a gateway to life's wonders, a sanctuary for the soul, and a source of endless inspiration. Beginning at Pier 33, the gateway to Alcatraz, immerse yourself in tales of the infamous prison, once home to notorious figures like Al Capone and 'Machine Gun' Kelly. Learn insider tips for securing tickets to Alcatraz and make the most of your visit to this captivating island. As we traverse Pier 39, indulge in the delights of the waterfront, from browsing eclectic stores to playing vintage arcade games and exploring historic World War II ships. Take in the sights and sounds of the bustling wharf, where the aroma of freshly caught seafood and warm sourdough bread beckons. Navigate through the bustling streets while Rick's insightful commentary enhances your experience. Feel free to pause and savor each moment, for Fisherman's Wharf is not just a destination – it's a journey of the spirit. Join us on 'Wharf Wanderings' and embark on a memorable exploration of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, where every step unveils a new chapter in the story of this beloved waterfront enclave.


Lifetime access to this tour in English VoiceMap app for Android and iOS Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Important Information

  • You need to install the VoiceMap smartphone app.
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It’s best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point.
  • This tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next.
  • When the download completes, you’ll see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The red start button will become active when you are at the starting point.
  • This tour is only available in English.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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