Open-Air Bus Tour
Noe Valley Party Van
Time & Duration
Friday – Sunday
Private Open-Air Bus: $250 (90-minute tour)
(holds up to 9 people)
- A private open-air van that is for your group only!
- Open itinerary— you choose the San Francisco neighborhoods, attractions and destinations of your tour!
- If you are unsure of where you’d like to go, we’d be happy to provide a guided tour and choose the route.
- Licensed, trained and local San Francisco driver and guide.
Open-Air Bus For Neighborhood Tours, Birthday Parties, Family Outings and Celebrations
We have created a small-group outing experience to enjoy the sights and sounds of San Francisco’s distinct neighborhoods and landmarks, including several amazing photo opportunities with your group. Our local drivers can provide interesting stories along with plenty of recommendations and fun facts along a route that is 100% unique to Dylan’s Tours.
Amazing for the tourist looking for that overview of the city and perfect for the local trying to host a birthday party, bachelorette party, wedding or any other kind of celebration in the city without all the hassle of navigating and parking through San Francisco. Grab some friends, family and maybe a few beers and hop on board.
See additional details below.
Can we drink on the bus?
Yes, you may drink responsibly on the bus. You may also bring your own alcohol on board.
How long is the tour?
The tour is 90 minutes long with options to add on time.
What will we see?
That all depends on which neighborhood tour you choose but we will ensure that your 90 minutes are filled with the best sights to see in that area.
Can we stop for food?
We can provide you with a number of suggestions for great local restaurants to stop at during your trip.
Is it kid-friendly?
Of Course! Our open-air vehicle is perfect for families and birthday parties. It’s a great way to entertain the kids while being able to enjoy the sights!
Does it get cold?
This vehicle is “open-air” meaning that there are no windows and you are exposed to the elements. There are times of the year where it will be in the cooler range. Please feel free to bring a blanket and a warm jacket…this is San Francisco.
What happens if it rains?
Since it is an open-air vehicle, depending on the severity of rain we may have to cancel tours for that day.
How much does it cost?
The Private Tour is $250 for the vehicle, you can have up to 9 people on the bus.
Where does it start and end?
Our tours operate out of multiple San Francisco neighborhoods. We can pick you up at your select location within San Francisco.
How many people does the bus hold?
Our open-air vehicle can seat up to 9 people.
What makes this vehicle unique?
With the lack of windows, you have the opportunity to get an almost 360-degree view of San Francisco while enjoying the sounds of the city. The bright red van is a definite head turner and easy to spot when we start rolling down the block!
How far in advance do I need to book?
Sooner the better! Some of our tours only run 1-2 days a week and can fill up fast.
Is it COVID safe?
Our guides take every precaution necessary to ensure you have a safe ride. Guides will be wearing masks the entire trip and will provide hand sanitizer. Busses are wiped down and cleaned in between each tour.
- Duration: 90 minutes with $150 for each additional hour
- Departure Times: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
- Text or email us for any custom times or requests
- Departure Location: Noe Valley Town Square (3861 24th St. San Francisco)
- Price: $250
We like to take a more local approach to our city experiences. No Big Busses and no scripts. Our drivers are well versed in San Francisco knowledge and are filled with amazing stories of their experience living in San Francisco.
Our open-air bus is a perfect way to have a fun and unique San Francisco experience. With 360 degree views, no windows, and our fun red design on the vehicle, our open-air tour is the ultimate vehicle for any occasion.
Open-Air Birthday Parties For Kids (and Adults!)
The open-air bus makes for a great birthday party idea in San Francisco. 90-minutes of outside touring, where the destinations are determined by you. We’ll chauffeur, while you enjoy the party.
- Kids scavenger hunts or ISpy hunts through SF neighborhoods
- Local bar crawl for adults, with stop-offs for bites to eat
- Transporation to local parks, playgrounds, museums, aquariums, beaches and iconic landmarks
Bachelorette/Bachelor and Wedding Celebrations
The open-air bus provides a different alternative for bachelorette and bachelor parties in San Francisco. Take the party on the road with a designated driver, open-air and a route that you choose.
- Plan a BACH scavenger hunt or local bar crawl.
- Book a BACH brunch with mimosas on board and brunch after the tour.
- Play your own music or let us be the DJ! We have a full speaker system onboard.
- Event transportation for up to 9 people.
San Francisco to Wine Country Transportation
Get out of the city and enjoy the road trip out to Wine Country for a day. Contact us to discuss a full-day itinerary and quote.