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Green Tortoise Adventure Travel

494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
+1 415-956-7500
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Green Tortoise trip to Yosemite

Took this trip many years ago (1997) great way to travel young or old- though older crowd are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
Great hostel

Great clean hostel, the building has a lot of character and the bathrooms and rooms are clean and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-956-7500

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took this trip many years ago (1997) great way to travel young or old- though older crowd are definitely in the minority. need to be prepared to rough hostel style with all sleep nights on the bus. Probably seen more of Yosemite (and surrounding area...More

Thank EuroCiaran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great clean hostel, the building has a lot of character and the bathrooms and rooms are clean and comfortable. Friendly staff, free breakfast and usually they have a hostel organised event on most nights. Very central and safe location, would definately stay again!

Thank jennabeaton
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The individual rooms are also a good option in the hostel. The bed is very comfortable and they offer clean towels and hair dryers free of charge. Really worth it!

Thank lecitina
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I am grateful to Green Tortoise for a wonderful, truly memorable trip! I especially appreciate Laurel, the primary tour guide, and Jake, the primary bus driver. The trip ran as smoothly as it did because of their efforts and care. And I also mean smoothly...More

Thank Barry E
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have taken already 3 trips with Green Tortoise (both long and weekend ones) and am still planning on taking more! It is the best, fun way to travel. A lot of young international people who become your family and I still keep in touch...More

1  Thank Ievgeniia G
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This was my second Green Tortoise trip, and it will not be my last! The Caribou Crawler itinerary includes a really interesting and diverse set of destinations. It is extremely convenient if you are on the West Coast. I live in Vancouver and the bus...More

Thank Cormac B
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I did the National Parks Loop trip in summer. The trip totally blew my expectations. You really do get good value for money and the distances the bus covers is a great option for people short on time and not wanting to be driving on...More

Thank lalaurenn
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I did the 3-day Yosemite tour in September 2016. The tour was very well organized and the guide as well as the driver were super friendly and communicative. The Bus interior is very special and pretty cool. It is very comfortable and gave me the...More

Thank P a
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I don't feel great about writing a negative review, however I have been on adventure travel tours before (Incredible Adventures, USA and Mulga's Tours, Australia) and Green Tortoise was a huge disappointment. The tour describes itself as "semi-guided", however there was nothing remotely guided about...More

6  Thank cornettoking93
Management response:Responded 13 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to send us a review and for sharing about your experience with us so honestly. We value your opinion, and we are happy to let you know that we are working on making some improvements to the way that...More

Reviewed 22 February 2016

What a surprise, who would think traveling, sleeping and eating with 21 strangers for 8 days and night across America would be so enjoyable. I travelled with Green Tortoise without knowing anything about them. I had a conference in San Diego and wanted an adventure...More

1  Thank Debra C
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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