Science Hop

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API Provider: Ventrata
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Location: San Francisco
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 1.0 - 2.0 days
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Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/Los_Angeles
Highlights Admission to the California Academy of Sciences
Enjoy 24 hours hop on hop off usage of the Official City Tour
Live commentary and multilingual audio tour with 7 languages
See Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, and much more!
See San Francisco’s major sites from an open top bus and visit the greenest museum in the world! Combine the Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour with great views of San Francisco and a ticket to the impressive California Academy of Sciences. Make Golden Gate Park the playground of your education for one full day – great for kids and adults alike!
Hop-On Hop-Off Off City Tour
With the Official City Tour you will have the best views of San Francisco’s Downtown, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Golden Gate Park from the top of an open top Double Decker Bus with unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off use for 24 hours. Enjoy the live commentary from entertaining tour guides or chose your audio guide in various languages. Explore San Francisco on your own pace and see all major sites of the city.

The California Academy of Sciences
Once in Golden Gate Park you get to explore the multi-billion dollar California Academy of Sciences, an explorative and interactive science museum, which hosts an aquarium, planetarium, National History museum and a rainforest – all under one roof. It is an enlightening life time experience and a fun place for the entire family!
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 Admission to California Academy of Sciences
24 hour hop-on hop-off access to the Official City Tour
Excluded - Food and beverages
- Tips and gratuities
Know before you book
Know before you go The Hop on Hop off bus tour is first come first serve
You can use your ticket for the California Academy of Sciences on any day
Additional Information

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: The Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour leaves from Pier 41 (at the corner of Jefferson Street & Powell Street).
Start Location Notes Pier 41, San Francisco, California, 94133, US


Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: No cancellation cut-off applies
Cancellation Notes: Free cancellation up to 24 hours before tour date


Adult 12 years + $89.99 Available on request
Child 5-11 years $69.99 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: Should you have any questions or may experience any issues with the check-in process, please email [email protected]

FAQ How many days can I use my ticket for?

The Official City Tour ticket is valid for unlimited hop-on hop-off use for 24 hours from the time of first use. The California Academy of Sciences ticket is an open ticket and can be used a few days prior or a few days after the bus tour as well.

How do I reach the California Academy of Sciences?

The California Academy of Sciences is a stop along the route of the Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour. It is located in Golden Gate Park on Concourse Drive.

Where can I start my tour?

You can start your bus tour at any of the stops along the route of the Official City Tour after redeeming your voucher online.

What to wear?

We recommend you to dress in layers for the Hop-On Hop-Off Tour as it can get windy on top of the open bus.

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