San Francisco Holiday Lights Tour by Cable Car

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 70 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2242CABLE
  • Details
Celebrate the holidays in San Francisco on a holiday lights tour by refurbished cable car! Aboard one of San Francisco’s famous cable cars, which have been motorized to drive down any street, you’ll make your way through the city, passing the beautiful sights and the dazzling lights of San Francisco lit up for the season. Perfect for families, friends and couples, this tour will bring you holiday cheer as you ride past top San Francisco attractions that are tastefully draped in lights.


  • Ideal choice for families
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Seasonal Offer
Don your complimentary Santa hat, sing along to holiday-themed songs and enjoy an early evening or nighttime ride through San Francisco on one of its famous cable cars! Your iconic cable car is part of a fleet of authentic cars from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that has been motorized so you can travel on any street.

Start at Fisherman’s Wharf, with its festive lights and decorations that exude holiday cheer. From there, make your way through the city, getting a first-hand look at how San Francisco celebrates the holidays. Delight in Union Square's sparkling tree and ice rink, breathe in the sweet smell of chocolate as you pass Ghirardelli Square, and stare wide-eyed at the twinkling boats floating on the Fisherman's Wharf waterfront. The colorful ride is perfect for all ages!

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Fisherman's Wharf
Departure Time:
Frequent departures every 30 minutes; call to confirm
Sunday-Thursday, 5pm-8pm
Friday and Saturday, 5pm-9pm

Please note: You MUST reconfirm your tour directly with the local operator after booking; contact information on voucher
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

San Francisco Holiday Lights Tour by Cable Car

See the holiday lights of the city

  • Holiday tour by motorized cable car
  • Professional guide
  • Santa hat
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress accordingly. Cable car operates rain or shine so come prepared with rain gear and/or a coat
  • Cable cars are wheeled and not on rails to provide maximum flexibility for holiday sightseeing
Voucher Info:
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Local Operator Information:
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
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Tour code: 2242CABLE