Explore the social movements and hip neighborhoods that shaped San Francisco into the city it is today. You will visit ground zero for Harvey Milk’s gay civil rights movement, see stunning political street art, and understand how feminists, Latinos, artists and activists have fought, and continue to fight, for the soul of SF. This tour is great for new locals and those seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience.
Please note that in order to get your booking confirmed you need to book 24 hours in advance.
This tour includes:
Harvey Milk Plaza, the Castro’s protest grounds — Castro’s most historic and popular bars and nightlife — GLBT Museum, 1st stand-alone queer museum — Castro Theatre, Art Deco masterpiece — Harvey Milk’s camera store & apartment — The Human Rights Campaign Store — Pink Triangle Holocaust Memorial — Sweeping downtown view from Dolores Park — Mission High School, alma mater of Santana and Maya Angelou — Gourmet foodie corridor of 18th Street — Massive murals of the Women’s Building and alleyways — Sites of former lesbian institutions — Good Vibrations, first female-owned sex shop — Old Spanish Mission, the Bay Area’s oldest structure — Plus a few cool surprises!
“The Castro and Mission District Tours”
Reviewed on June2, 2016
These tours were awesome! We started with the tour of the Castro and learnt about the history of LGBTIQQAAP movement. Our guide, Ducky, was adorable and well informed. She gave us a lot of context to…
“The Castro and the LGBT rights movement.”
Reviewed on June1, 2016
This tour was awesome! Learning about the LGBT community history in Castro with Ducky was the best experience so far. Her passion and spirt made me forget she was the guide… she was like a friend…
“Haunted San Francisco. Perfectly creepy!”
Reviewed on June1, 2016
After sitting in a conference room for hours and hours our small group was looking forward to being active. I was in charge of activities for our group and Wild SF Walking Tours met all of our needs…
The meeting point is at Castro St and Market St (under the huge rainbow flag). Look for the larger-than-life character wearing a funky, colorful outfit.
Things to note
Please note: The tour needs minimum of 4 people to run. The maximum capacity is 25 people. A group of people up to 6 are able to book a group booking, otherwise the tour will have to booked as a private tour.
Regarding refunds, tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of tour’s start. The tours will run rain or shine. The tour may be cancelled if less 4 people signed up. In that case we will contact you by phone and email to refund you or move your reservation to another tour.
Please note that you should arrive at least 10 minutes early so we can handle payment before the tour begins.