1 Day Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

Reservation System:
Instant Confirmation
Location: San Francisco
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 24.0 - 24.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Easy
Max Group Size:
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
This 2-hour city tour in an open-top bus takes you around all the major tourist attractions of San Francisco including a drive across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge with incredible views of Alcatraz Island. You can hop on and hop off the bus as long as you like for 24 hours. Hop off to go shopping at Union Square, explore Chinatown and North Beach, take a stroll in the Golden Gate Park, the Presidio and Palace of Fine Arts, or try the ‘fresh catch-of-the-day’ at Fisherman’s Wharf and so much more! 
You start your tour at Fisherman's Wharf, one of the most vibrant places in the city. Visit some of the exciting attractions at Pier 39, watch the popular sea lion colony and many other attractions along the waterfront. The open top bus gives you the best views of the city while you drive along the Barbary Coast, Embarcadero the Ferry Building, Union Square, City Hall, North Beach, the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park and much more!

Take a picture at Chinatown's 'Dragon Gates' and try their delicious food. Take a brief stroll around Alamo Square to see the world-famous Painted Ladies Victorian homes also known as "Postcard Row" – most popular from the TV show "Full House”.  You will be taken back in time to the “Summer of Love” while driving through Haigh Ashbury. View the murals and art dedicated to the San Francisco hippie culture and to some of the famous rock music artists like The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jimmy Hendrix.

The highlights of the tour is the ride across the most iconic landmark in San Francisco – the Golden Gate Bridge! While crossing the 1.7-mile span on an open-top bus you will have breathtaking views of the bridge, Alcatraz Island and the stunning skyline. Hop off at North Vista Point to take your best selfie of the bridge and San Francisco bay or walk across this iconic landmark yourself.

Along the Civic Center area you will have great views of San Francisco's City Hall, the Opera House and Symphony Hall. Stop at the Asian Art museum, or visit the Public Library an the War Memorial. If you need to escape from the city, head to Golden Gate Park which is on of the largest urban parks in the world and bigger than Central Park in New York City.  Here you can indulge in the lush areas  to relax or you can visit some of the many museums and attractions. Explore the California Academy of Sciences, the Conservatory of Flowers, de Young Museum, and the Japanese Tea Gardens, or enjoy the long hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.

The tour takes approx. 2 hours if you stay on the bus but you are free to explore the city on your own pace and hop on and off the bus as much as you like for a full day. Our tour guides and audio guides will provide you fun and informative insights about San Francisco throughout your entire journey! Start your tour now and enjoy the day with us in San Francisco!
Commentary English: Guide
English: Audio
Spanish: Audio
French: Audio
German: Audio
Italian: Audio
Portuguese: Audio
Japanese: Audio
Korean: Audio
Chinese Mandarin: Audio
Chinese Cantonese: Audio
Included - Hop On Hop Off City Tour
- English speaking live guide or audio commentary
Excluded - Tips and Gratuity
- Hotel Pick up
Know before you book - Children under 5 years of age are free
Know before you go - This bus tour is first come first serve
- Carry a jacket as it can get cold on the bus
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms, Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off No booking cut-off applies
Valid 24 hours From time activated / redeemed


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long:
Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, California, 94133, US
Notes: at the corner of Jefferson Street & Powell Street
Start Location Notes Pier 41, San Francisco, California, 94133, US


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


Adult 12 years + $54.99 Available on request
Child 5-11 years $48.99 Available on request


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Voucher Info

Please redeem this voucher with Skyline Sightseeing at least 24 hours prior to your departure by checking in online via this link: www.sightseeingworld.com/en/checkin. Should you have any questions or may experience any issues with the check-in process, please email [email protected] If you do not have access to a computer or phone, you can visit the office at Pier 41 (at the corner of Jefferson St. & Powell St.) to find out more about your booked service.

FAQ What are the operating hours for the buses?

The buses run daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

How frequently do the buses run?

The buses operate every 20-30 minutes (depending on season and traffic)

What are the operating hours for the office?

Our office is open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (subject to change as per season)

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