Two-Hour Segway Tour of Angel Island for One or Two from Angel Island Company (54% Off)


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Segway-mounted docents lead two-hour tours of historic island that includes notable landmarks & panoramic views of city & bay

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Promotional value expires Oct 2, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 addl as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 16 years or older; under 18 years require guardian's signature. Not valid for those 100lbs or less or 260lbs or more. Valid only from 3/1/12-10/1/12. Travel to Angel Island not provided. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Segway tours represent another step toward the inevitable fusion of man, machine, and commentary track. Give in to technological destiny with today’s Groupon to Angel Island Company. Choose between the following options:

  • For $30, you get a two-hour segway tour of Angel Island for one person (a $65 value).
  • For $60, you get a two-hour segway tour of Angel Island for two people (a $130 value).<p>

During the two-hour Angel Island segway tour, gliding docents guide groups of up to 10 sightseers to notable landmarks and vantage points across the historic island. Tours begin in March, when temperatures begin to climb, and continue through October, when territorial ghosts render the island uninhabitable. After checking in at a kiosk near the Cove Café, segway neophytes learn to handle the vehicles in a brisk on-site lesson. Explorers then embark on the scenic expedition, catching panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the bay, and the downtown skyline.

The island tour guides display equal proficiency for raconteurism as for segway piloting, regaling patrons with historic tales while executing improbable backflips. Sightseers can perch atop verdant slopes to look down on sandy shores or stare off past the oceanic expanses at the seagulls and sailboats that often drift about. Transportation to the island is not included with this Groupon, though tour takers can get their first taste of the misty bay air on a ferry to the island.

Angel Island Company

Enhancing the opportunities for adventure and views on its namesake state park, Angel Island Company curates a host of activities and tours, and offers noshes at its café and oyster bar. Listed as a National Historic Landmark and on the National Registry of Historic Places, the island features miles of hiking trails and panoramic views of the Bay Area from its highest point at the summit of Mt. Livermore. Tram tours journey across the scenic terrain, stopping at historic and picturesque sites, including the US Immigration Station, which served as a passageway to America for hundreds of thousands of immigrants from 1910 to 1940. Bike rentals allow self-guided exploration of the five-mile perimeter road, and two-hour guided tours via Segway give visitors a more in-depth perspective of the area. During summer weekend afternoons, local artists fill the air with free live music, and Hog Island Oysters are served on the half shell through October.

Customer Reviews

Great experience. Friendly guides.
Will N. · October 23, 2012
Fantastic place and Frieda was an excellent Segway guide. Thank you!
Ben M. · October 21, 2012
Had a great time! Great tour! Segways were so much fun!
Olivia E. · September 5, 2012
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