Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman Mike "Candy" Mitchell shows you the side of the wharf that tourists rarely see.

Fisherman's Wharf is the most visited place in San Francisco. Somehow, it’s also one of the least well known. Millions of people come here each year; this Detour unlocks the side of the Wharf they rarely get to see. You’ll follow Candy, a... More

Duration
55 minutes
Location
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Jefferson & Taylor

Begin your journey at the iconic sign welcoming you to Fisherman’s Wharf.

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The Lagoon

Explore the underbelly of the wharf with a tour from an actual fisherman.

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The Smeagol

Come close to the deadliest catch with an operating crab boat.

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Hoist & Fish Pump

Watch fresh fish turn into cold cash.

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Cages & Cookers

Fresh caught crabs meet their delicious end.

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Wharf Chapel

Pay tribute to the fishermen who never made it back to shore.

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Musée Mécanique

Drop some coin in the West Coast’s largest collection of vintage fun machines.

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Submarine Pampanito

Step aboard the sub that sank six Japanese ships in the battle for the Pacific.

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Aliotto-Lazio Fish Company

Buy some fresh catch from the only all-woman fish company in SF.

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Buena Vista Cafe

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Aquatic Cove

Take a freezing plunge into the bay, if you dare.