|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
See amazing views of the San Francisco skyline from Treasure Island on the Night tour
The open top city bus tour is a 2 hour tour around the major tourist sites of San Francisco including a drive over the Golden Gate Bridge with incredible views of Alcatraz, shopping at Union Square, exploring Chinatown, strolling in the Golden Gate Park or the Presidio, trying the ‘fresh catch-of-the-day’ at Fisherman’s wharf. Cross the Bay Bridge and see amazing views of San Francisco's skyline from Treasure Island by night.
This Hop-On Hop-Off tour shows you all major sights of San Francisco with unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off access to the Official City Tour for 24 hours with live commentary or audio narration.
The Official City Tour begins at Fisherman's Wharf and takes you through most of the major attractions of San Francisco. You will drive through the Italian neighborhood of North Beach to arrive at the Ferry Building which houses one of the most diverse and renowned farmer’s markets. Go on a shopping spree at the designer stores in Union Square and explore Chinatown. Don’t forget to get a picture with the famous ‘Dragon Gates’! See our City hall and the Opera House at Civic centre. At Alamo Square, walk to the top of the park to get a spectacular view of the ‘Painted Ladies’ with the beautiful city in the background featured in the famous tv show ‘Full House’.
Explore the birthplace of the ‘hippie district’ in 1960s at Haight & Ashbury. Take your time and wander in the Golden Gate Park which is home to many museums and attractions including California Academy of Sciences, De Young Museum, Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Gardens as well as miles of hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.
Keep your cameras ready as your bus takes you over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge with a span of 1.7miles and spectacular views of Alcatraz along with the skyline of San Francisco. Crissy field which was formerly an army airfield is now a national park site where you can bike or walk along the waterfront with fantastic views of the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge. Cross through Presidio to reach The Palace of Fine Arts, which was built in 1915 for an exposition. Watch the sea lions at the infamous Pier 39, see the Aquarium of the Bay, learn about the history of San Francisco at the Dungeons, try some Sourdough bread at Boudin’s bakery or a tasty clam chowder bowl.
The Night tour begins from the Fisherman’s wharf in the evening. It will drive through Russian Hill, Grace Cathedral in Nob Hill, through the Financial District and across the Bay Bridge to Treasure Island where you will have a 10 min photo stop. From here you can capture the incredible views of San Francisco’s skyline by night. On your way back, you will drive up on Embarcadero, cross the ferry building and Pier 33 & 39 and finish the tour back in Fisherman’s wharf.
|Commentary||English: Guide English: Audio Spanish: Audio French: Audio German: Audio Italian: Audio Portuguese: Audio Japanese: Audio Chinese Mandarin: Audio Chinese Cantonese: Audio|
|Included||- Hop-on hop-off City Tour
- Night Tour
- English speaking live guide or audio commentary
- Chinatown Walking tour (1 hour)
- 1 hour Bike Rental (with purchase of another hour)
|Excluded||- Tips and gratuity
- Hotel pick up
|Know before you book||- Children under 5 years of age are free|
|Know before you go||- The bus tours are first come first serve
- The Walking tour begins at Union Square
- Carry a jacket as it can get cold on the bus
|Booking Cut-off||No booking cut-off applies|
|Valid||24 hours From time activated / redeemed|
|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 Cut-off:||No cancellation cut-off applies|
|Cancellation Notes:||Free cancellation any time before your tour.|
|PRICING||RETAIL PRICE||NET RATE|
|Adult||12 years +||$64.99||Available on request|
|Child||5-11 years||$51.99||Available on request|
What are the operating hours for the buses?
The Official City tour departs from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. The Night Tour departs at 6:30pm and 7pm Daily.How frequently do the buses run?
The buses operate every 15-30 minutes (depending on season and traffic)What are the operating hours for the office?
Our office is open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (subject to change as per season)