San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge Guided Bicycle or E-Bike Tour from San Francisco to Sausalito

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Bike the Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco to Sausalito

From $75.00

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Cycle through San Francisco and across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge on this guided bike tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll ride along the waterfront, passing Fisherman’s Wharf and the historic Presidio. Then admire the city skyline from the Golden Gate Bridge, with views of Alcatraz and the long stretch of the Pacific on the opposite side. Your tour will conclude in Sausalito or Tiburon, where you can explore before taking the ferry back to San Francisco. Your bike rental is valid for 24 hours to continue sightseeing on your own.
  • Ride along the San Francisco waterfront through the Marina and the Presidio
  • Bike across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, overlooking beautiful San Francisco Bay
  • Stop to take photos and learn some local history from a guide
  • Spend time in Sausalito or Tiburon after your tour, or take the scenic ferry back to San Francisco

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • All necessary equipment (helmet, lock, rear rack)
  • Map and route suggestions
  • Optional ferry ticket (14.00 USD; payable to supplier at time of travel)
  • Food and drinks

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • 2715 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

    Half a block up from the Cable Car Turnaround, and one block east of Ghirardelli Square.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Your bike excursion will begin at Fisherman’s Wharf, where you’ll meet with your guide and receive a brief safety orientation. Your bike is equipped with a helmet, bell and lock, as well as storage racks and a city map with route recommendations.

Take off on a flat path past the Palace of Fine Arts and Crissy Field. Your guide will provide historical background for the sites and neighborhoods as you go, giving rich context to the scenery around you. Travel through the Presidio District, a park and former military base, before making your way to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Soak up the incredible scenery as you pedal across the city’s most prominent landmark. Enjoy the safety of a designated bike path as you look out on panoramic views of the Bay, Alcatraz Island and the sparkling Pacific Ocean on the opposite side of the bridge.

Conclude your tour with a downhill ride into the beloved town of Sausalito. Hop off your bike and explore the area at your own pace, grabbing lunch at a restaurant on the waterfront, perusing the boutiques and galleries or continuing your ride to Tiburon, another popular destination along the Bay.

Enjoy the option of biking back to San Francisco or taking the ferry from either Sausalito or Tiburon. Your bike rental is valid for 24 hours to give you plenty of time to explore.

Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

San Francisco Bay (Pass By)

Fort Mason, the Great Meadow

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Marina Green (Pass By)

Palace of Fine Arts

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Crissy Field (Pass By)

Presidio of San Francisco

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Warming Hut at the Presidio

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Fort Point National Historic Site

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Golden Gate Bridge

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Sausalito (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour lasts between 2.5 and 3 hours; bike rental valid for 24 hours
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early for bike fitting and orientation
  • Please bring a credit card for security deposit
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Baby seats and trailers are available; please call the local supplier to reserve and pay
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Electric bike rentals are only available for ages 13+
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Mona_K
Steve our tour guide was very informative and considerate. The staff was friendly and helpful. The tour and stops were beautiful. Highly recommend this company. They go out of their way to make our experience enjoyable!

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Great day out of the city
Anne_C, Dec 2023
Great experience to ride across the bridge and lovely ferry trip back, good you have your own time to get back
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Hi Anne, so glad you enjoyed your bike ride with us. The ferry ride return is just icing on the cake after the ride.
Amazing staff, Great Scenic Tour!
Mona_K, Nov 2023
Steve our tour guide was very informative and considerate. The staff was friendly and helpful. The tour and stops were beautiful. Highly recommend this company. They go out of their way to make our experience enjoyable!
Great ride with Blazing Saddles.
Tim_J, Nov 2023
Mikey was awesome thanks for a fabulous sunny ride. From prior 37 to Sausalito and back. Joiners was a great spot for Beers and Lunch.
Excellent guided tour
Brian_R, Oct 2023
Marcus was our tour guide. Such a wonderful day with deep and interesting history lessons all throughout the tour. The electric bike was essential and we did not struggle or perspire at all. 100% recommend
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Brian, wow 100% recommendation is pretty good! Glad you enjoyed your guided tour with Marcus. Congratulations on zero perspiration on your bike ride!
Definite "Wow" Experience - Do it!
Claire_L, Oct 2023
What a fantastic way to see the Golden Gate bridge (and surrounding area) by cycling over it. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had tips for the best places to get photos. One thing I would say is, if you aren't confident on a bike or haven't used one for years, go with the electric bike option as one member of our party struggled to keep up!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Claire, so glad you had a "wow" experience on your guided tour with us. Electric bikes are definitely a fantastic way to upgrade your ride!
A must-do in San Fran!
Wendy_D, Oct 2023
Such a great way to see San Fran! We absolutely loved our tour and our guide, Joelle, was wonderful & so knowledgable. We will be recommending this tour for sure 😃
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Wendy, so thrilled your enjoyed your guided tour with Joelle. thanks for the great recommendation!
Fabulous informative tour
TASHAVL777, Sep 2023
Firstly we were given the warmest of welcomes from Mikey. He couldn’t have been more helpful. Such a great guy. Next Orla our tour guide was simply fabulous. Took us to some amazing sights and was so informative. Raz joined us to keep an eye on the bikes. Between the three of them it was an incredibly memorable tour
Response from Host, Nov 2023
So glad you enjoyed interacting with our team! Happy we were able to provide you with a memorable tour during your visit to San Francisco.
Beautiful ride through SF
John_G, Aug 2023
We had a great experience on the Golden Gate Bridge tour! On the way to the bridge, our guide told us a lot about how San Francisco began and grew through the years, along with the history of the neighborhoods and landmarks we passed. Sausalito was beautiful; unfortunately, we had to leave early to catch our flight home and did not get to explore it as much as we would have liked. We chose the e-bike option; would definitely recommend. We did not need the assist for most of the ride, but when we did it was easy to use and much appreciated!
Response from Host, Aug 2023
Hi John, glad you had fun on your guided tour! Yes, the e-bikes are definitely the way to go. We just added more e-bikes into our fleet!
Peddle peddle
Kristen_w, Aug 2023
Great tour of the city. Fun, interesting, friendly and fast at shop to get you in your way! What a great way to experience the bridge!!!
Response from Host, Aug 2023
Kristen, glad you had fun on your "peddle peddle" ride! We agree, the best way to experience the Golden Gate Bridge is via bicycle.
E Bike is the way to Go
Robert_G, Jul 2023
The Irish guy Adam was a great tour guide, for someone that’s only been here for two months giving tours he sure knew a lot about the area, and love listening to his stories about Ireland was great too at the warming hut, entire experience was awesome, decided not to take the ferry back and just ride the bikes around to our leisure back to the starting point it was a blast
Worst while
Claire_D, Jul 2023
Adam was a excellent guide. The tour was fantastic bikes great quality and flet safe. We learnt alot and enjoyed the few hills!
Great tour with a great tour guide!!!
Denis_G, Jul 2023
While the price is a little on the steep side (we took e-bikes) the views were spectacular and our guide (Joelle) was extremely knowledgeable… and super cool (of course it it helped that we ended up being the only couple in the tour… so was very intimate)! Was a great way to see and explore SF and Sausalito! And well worth the price!
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Denis, so happy to hear you enjoyed your "private" guided tour with Joelle! She loves sharing her knowledge of SF with our guests.
Great guided tour of the Golden Gate Bridge
Adrian_F, Jun 2023
Great guided tour by Mark, we'll worth the money. We also carried on using the bikes to go around Golden Gate Park
Response from Host, Jun 2023
Adrian, glad you found Mark worth the money. We do, too!
Amazing views
Victoria_K, May 2023
The bike ride was so scenic and beautiful!! I used the eBike and it was very doable and enjoyable. The Golden Gate Bridge was foggy (1pm was my time) but it was still amazing… and cold lol!
Response from Host, May 2023
Hi Victoria, so happy you enjoyed the beautiful scenery on your ride. The fog has cleared for the summer so come visit us again anytime!
A beautiful way to see...
Bronwen_M, May 2023
A beautiful way to see San Francisco, really enjoyed this e-bike tour. Very friendly and helpful guides.
Response from Host, May 2023
Hi There, So happy you enjoyed your e-bike tour!
Beautiful Ride.
Diane_M, May 2023
The ride through San Francisco and across the Golden Gate Bridge was incredible. The fog started lifting as we approached the bridge and by the time we got across and down into Sausalito the weather was perfect. Walked around Sausalito for awhile and then hopped a nice ride on the ferry back to San Francisco.
Response from Host, May 2023
Hey Diane, Sounds like the weather cooperated for your ride! So glad you enjoyed your ride with us.
Great guided tour!...
Yevgeny_B, May 2023
Great guided tour! Learned a lot and got to experience the beautiful city and a few hidden gems. The guide was great too
Highly recomend it
cesar_a, Apr 2023
Totally worth it. Get the e-bike and the ferry tickets for the way back. Highly recomended way to visit golden gate.
Super fun bike ride with my son
Anush_M, Mar 2023
Excellent trip, great guided ride, nice bike with good storage in front handlebar zipper bag. Did not realize there would be a $14 ferry trip in advance but would not have returned without the ferry.
Response from Host, Apr 2023
Anush, glad you and your son had fun on your guided tour. Returning on the ferry is a nice little treat after the ride. Come see us again!
Amazing guide and great experience!
Jide_M, Mar 2023
If you're looking for an unforgettable adventure in San Francisco, then this bike tour is an absolute must-do! From start to finish, the experience was nothing short of amazing.
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