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City Sightseeing San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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See San Francisco's most exciting landmarks aboard an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 1 or 2 day ticket you'll see the Golden Gate Bridge, the Civic Center, the Palace of Fine Arts, Chinatown, Union Square, Golden Gate Park and much more! You can discover all of these wonders at your own pace and with great ease, with access to 25 stops across 2 routes. Enjoy 360 degree views from the open-top deck as you explore this wonderful destination. With an on-board audio tour commentary provided in 10 languages, your sightseeing tour will also be educational! And if you opt for the 2 day ticket, you'll get to enjoy a magical panoramic night tour, and a Chinatown walking tour.
Highlights
  • Explore San Francisco at your own pace with this bus tour
  • Hop on or off a double-decker bus to see more of San Francisco
  • Choose from a 1-day or 2-day ticket
  • Chinatown walking tour and panoramic night tour included with 2-day option
What to Expect
This San Francisco hop-on hop-off tour starts at Fisherman’s Wharf, but you can begin your tour at any stop you wish. If you chose a 1-day ticket, you have access to the City and Sausalito tour routes. If you chose a 2-day ticket, you have access to the City and Sausalito tour routes as well as a Chinatown walking tour and panoramic night tour, too. Buses run about every 15 to 30 minutes. You can hop off and explore at any stop you’d like, and then you can hop back on wherever as well. End your tour at whichever stop you choose.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tour stop 1 departs from Fisherman's Wharf, however you may board the bus at any of the stops along the routes!
Departure Time
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Return Details
At the 'end' of the tour, the bus will return to the first departure point.
Inclusions
  • Multilingual audio tour commentary + headphones
  • Access to 25 stops across 2 routes
  • 2 day hop-on hop-off ticket inclusions: Panoramic Night Tour, and Chinatown Walking Tour.
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour operates all year round (except 25th December)
  • City Tour: Operates between 9:00am - 5:00pm. Duration - 140 minutes. Frequency - 20 minutes.
  • Sausalito Tour: Operates between 10:15am - 4:30pm. Duration - 90 minutes. Frequency - 30 minutes. depart from each stop every 15-20 minutes
  • Chinatown Walking Tour: Occurs daily at 10:00am (November - March), 1:00pm (April - October). Meeting point - Union Square South (bus stop 6). Duration - 60 minutes.
  • Panoramic Night Tour: Departs at 6:30pm & 7:00pm from 99 Jefferson Street. Duration - 60 minutes. Please note that this is a panoramic tour, not a hop-on hop-off tour.
  • All vouchers must be redeemed at 2724 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the first bus tour I’ve taken and I traveled with a friend where this was his fourth time taking a bus sightseeing tour. Both of us were highly impressed with James who was commandeering our bus. It was an impressively long trip that...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 616dicez
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I spent a good 20mins circling the block for either the pick up point or the address that is given on the website. There are a number of tour companies in the same area and this just didn't seem to be one of them as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kate C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour with nice commentary and plenty of headphones. I dont remember the name of tour guide but he was great and you can use tickets on 2 days.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SAHSAHSAH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this tour to see as much as San Francisco as we could in a short amount of time. We were able to sit up top most of the way. Unfortunately we hopped off at the Golden Gate Bridge to return to no seats...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Area covered by RED line was good. Could not understand the guide. He kept rambling. Green line trip was good. Bus broke down (RED line) back to SF. Wasted a couple of hours , waiting for a replacement bus.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank priyasamara2017
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Kenda D
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Response from ErikadMarston | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. :(
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Response from cabojim | Reviewed this property |
Take the big bus tour. Look for discounts from street coupons or on Trip Advisor.
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Response from Karen255114 | Reviewed this property |
I think the big blue bus looks best.
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