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
- 55 minutes
Jefferson & Taylor
Begin your journey at the iconic sign welcoming you to Fisherman’s Wharf.
Explore the underbelly of the wharf with a tour from an actual fisherman.
Come close to the deadliest catch with an operating crab boat.
Hoist & Fish Pump
Watch fresh fish turn into cold cash.
Cages & Cookers
Fresh caught crabs meet their delicious end.
Pay tribute to the fishermen who never made it back to shore.
Drop some coin in the West Coast’s largest collection of vintage fun machines.
Step aboard the sub that sank six Japanese ships in the battle for the Pacific.
Aliotto-Lazio Fish Company
Buy some fresh catch from the only all-woman fish company in SF.
Buena Vista Cafe
Take a freezing plunge into the bay, if you dare.
You can take this Detour anytime any day, but a few stops are closed before 10am or after 7pm. The ideal starting time for this Detour is around 11am on a weekday.
Bring a jacket. It can get windy on the Wharf, especially in the evening. Also, make sure you've got at least a dollar with you.