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City Sightseeing

1331 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1322
+1 415-440-8687
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US$ 32.99*
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Offering Hop On Hop Off Double-Decker Bus tours of San Francisco, Alcatraz Tickets, Sausalito, Wine Country, Yosemite National Park, Monterey and more. We also offer discounts on many other San Francisco Attractions.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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“tour guide” (405 reviews)
“downtown loop” (83 reviews)
“night tour” (371 reviews)
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1331 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1322
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-440-8687
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Reviewed yesterday

We bought a two day ticket on this hop on, hop off tour because it was only $10 more each but as I said it's not cheap at $63 a ticket. We used the bus on our first day to do the full blue tour...More

Thank Lop65
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We waited over an hour for the 1st bus of the morning at Pier 39. In the interim the Big Bus line came and went 3x. When the bus finally arrived there was no explanation nor an apology for being late. Our tour guide was...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Echo other recent reviews. Do not use this company. We only had three days in SF and two of these days were blighted by this company. We spent $200 for a three day tour and with entry to some attractions. The first day we looked...More

1  Thank Shelley C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I used this company 2 years ago and it was great. We purchased tickets at their office in Columbus Ave and the queue was out the door but moved through eventually. They then tell you to line up across the street. Only problem is they...More

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 2 days ago

We planned to use the 3 day package not only learn about the city sights and history, we also hoped to use the busses to get around town on the third day. City Sightseeing just does not have enough busses in the rotation to make...More

1  Thank jbwyer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If I could give this company a zero I would. I had the choice of this company and the Big Bus hop on and hop off. Boy was choosing City Sightseeing company a mistake. 1st they DO NOT have enough buses running for a city...More

1  Thank Kuhuna66
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dont where to start.. quick to take our money but staff were quicker passing the buck when we tried to complain and guides were more interested in divying up tips than providing customer services. On our last night we were looking forward to a night...More

2  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 days ago

​We read the bad reviews but thought we would give this company a chance anyway, as they were great last year and everywhere else we have used them in the world. We pre-booked tickets and picked them up from the ticket office. There was a...More

2  Thank LaurenTucker1994
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would give this company's SEO skills five stars: If you google "sf double decker bus", they are the top two results. That's how they got my business, since I assumed there was one main double-decker bus company in the city and that would be...More

1  Thank Travis M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have used city sightseeing buses in a number of cities and have found them to be pretty good. However, our San Francisco experience was very disappointing. The busses seemed to be very infrequent, far less frequent than the competition. They were generally very full....More

Thank Sharon M
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Jazmin L M | Reviewed this property |
Based on the experience I had during spring break, strollers should be left completely folded on the first floor and then the families went to the upper deck to enjoy the full experience of sightseeing. I saw families with... More
Patricia T
14 July 2017|
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Response from Juma007 | Reviewed this property |
You board this bus at the Golden Gate Bridge stop. The Sausalito bus goes over the bridge and does a loop of the town and takes about an hour and a half and drops you back off at the Golden Gate Bridge stop.
Patricia T
14 July 2017|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
You get the red route bus to the Goldwn Gate bridge and then change to the shuttle bus that takes you over the bridge to Sausalito. Beware though that they cancel these shuttles a lot without telling you until you are there.