Bus & Boat Adventure

Reservation System: Ventrata
API Provider: Ventrata
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Location: San Francisco
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 24.0 - 48.0 hours
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Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/Los_Angeles
Highlights Visit the major attractions of San Francisco
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge on an open top bus
Enjoy 24 hours hop on hop off access to the Official City Tour
Live commentary and multilingual audio tour with 7 languages
Explore more on a Walking Tour
Capture the breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city skyline on the 1 hour Bay Cruise
This package includes the hop on hop off bus tour as well as an hour long cruise in the Bay. Explore the major sites in San Francisco as well as sail underneath the Golden Gate Bridge. 
With the 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass you will have the opportunity to explore San Francisco’s Downtown, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park and many vibrant neighborhood from the top of an open top Double Decker Bus while enjoying live commentary from entertaining tour guides or audio guide in various languages. You can enjoy the 2.5 hour Official City Tour and simply hop on and off the bus along the road as often as you like for 24 hours.

The 60-minute Bay Cruise takes you past the famous PIER 39 sea lions and along San Francisco’s historic waterfront revealing the city’s fascinating skyline. Don't forget to capture the amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge as you sail underneath it. The boat provides indoor and outdoor seating with full narration describing major landmarks as you sail by them. Spend an hour on the water gazing at the beautiful city of San Francisco while reliving 150 years of its fascinating history. Whether it’s your first time to San Francisco or your 10th visit, a Bay Cruise is something you simply must experience at least once in your life!

Note: Multi language audio tour available on the Bay Cruise via Wi-Fi device (English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German and Taiwanese).
Commentary English: Guide
English: Audio
Spanish: Audio
French: Audio
German: Audio
Italian: Audio
Portuguese: Audio
Japanese: Audio
Chinese Mandarin: Audio
Chinese Cantonese: Audio
Korean: Audio
Included - Hop-on Hop-off Official City Tour
- San Francisco Bay Cruise
- English speaking live guide or audio commentary
- Chinatown Walking tour (1 hour)
Excluded - Tips and gratuities
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Food & Beverages
Know before you book Children under 5 years are free
Know before you go The bus and boat tours are first come first serve
Carry a jacket as it can get cold on the bus and boat
The Walking tour begins at Union Square
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Booking Cut-off No booking cut-off applies
Valid 24 hours From time activated / redeemed

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Type: Redemption location
Lat & Long: 37.8077422, -122.4155563
Address: Pier 39, Building B, Level 2, San Francisco, California, 94133, US
Notes: 2nd floor on the left hand side as you face towards the bay, in the corridor behind Fog Harbor Restaurant


Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: No cancellation cut-off applies
Cancellation Notes: Free cancellation any time before your tour.


Adult 12 years + $82.99 Available on request
Child 5-11 years $56.99 Available on request


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Voucher Info

Vouchers must be redeemed at Skyline Sightseeing located in the California Welcome Center at PIER 39, on the 2nd floor on the left hand side as you face towards the bay, in the corridor behind Fog Harbor Restaurant. For further information, please call +1.415.440.8687

FAQ What are the departure times for the Bay Cruise?

Departure times for the Bay Cruise vary according to season. In general there are approx. 4-5 departures per day during the week and approx. 8 departures during the weekend. If you require the latest schedule, please email [email protected]

Where do I board the Bay Cruise?

The Bay Cruise departs from Pier 39. Our staff will be happy to give you directions once you redeem the voucher. It is a short 5-10 minute walk from our office.

What are the office operating hours?

Skyline Sightseeing Office is open from 8am-6pm Daily.

What are the operating hours for the bus tour?

The buses operate every 15-20mins from 9am-5pm Daily.

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption