Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Hop-on hop-off tour: 9am-5pm, every 10-15 minutes in summer and 20-30 minutes in winter Sausalito trolley: 10:15am-4:30pm, every 20-30 minutes  Panoramic Night tour: 6:30pm, 7:00pm and (7:30pm .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Daytime Tour: Show your paper or mobile voucher to a member of the Big Bus staff at any of the stops along your route to redeem.  Panoramic Night Tour:Tour departs at Stop 1 daily at 6:30pm, 7:00p.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Last bus for full loop departs San Francisco Visitor Center at 5pm (terminates at 7:30pm)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the best of San Francisco on board a Big Bus Tour. We offer the most comprehensive tour with over 20 hop-on hop-off locations spanning from Fishermans Wharf to the Golden Gate Bridge. No need to switch buses our one full city loop will take you to famous neighborhoods and attractions including Pier 39, Chinatown, Little Italy, Painted Ladies Victorian Homes, Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood, Golden Gate Park, Lombard Crooked Street, Union Square Shopping District and an unforgettable journey across the Golden Gate Bridge. With over 20 stops, hop-on and hop-off at your leisure and experience San Franciscos diverse culture, eclectic food, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, world-class shopping and picturesque views.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Know More about this tour

CLASSIC TICKET:Hop on board a Big Bus Sightseeing Tour of San Francisco and experience the best views of distinctive landmarks and delve into fascinating history. You can explore San Franciscos landmarks; from the Golden gate bridge to Fishermans wharf. This is the best way to discover all that San Francisco has to offer. Our unique city tour stops at 20 key points of interest all around spectacular San Francisco. Experience the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views atop an open air bus. Hop on or Hop off at your leisure to create your own journey around the city. INCLUDES: One Day Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket and 4 Walking Tours (North beach Walk, Chinatown Walk, Fishermans wharf Walk, Barbary Coast Walk)

PREMIUM TICKET: This ticket covers all of San Francisco from day to night. Our unique city tour stops at 20 key points of interest around San Francisco. Experience the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views atop an open air bus. Hop on or Hop off at your leisure to create your own journey. Enjoy add-ons and explore San Francisco by bike, take in Pier 39 and enjoy a drink and arcade tokens at Players Arcade and Grill. Complete your experience with a choice of a Sausalito Tour or a Panoramic Night Tour. The 2 hour night tour features view of the Bay bridge Lights Installation, Bay views and a marvelous San Francisco skyline from Treasure island. The quaint artist town of Sausalito offers amazing views of Golden gate bridge and the San Francisco Skyline. INCLUDES: Classic Ticket plus Panoramic Open Top Night Tour - OR- Sausalito Tour, 1 Hour FREE Bike Rental with the purchase of 1 Hour andPlayers Arcade & Grill - Pint and Game Play Tokens

DELUXE TICKET:This Deluxe ticket covers all of San Francisco from day to night, to Sausalito and you can bike the Golden gate bridge. Our unique city tour stops at 20 key points of interest. Experience the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views atop an open air bus. In addition to the 2 days of hop-on hop-off tour you can experience the quaint artist town of Sausalito. Once you have finished you can venture to Pier 39 and have some fun at Players Arcade Bar & Grill or visit the many attractions on Pier 39! Complete your San Francisco experience by seeing the city illuminated at night views of the Bay bridge Lights Installation, Bay views and a marvelous San Francisco skyline from Treasure island. INCLUDES: Two Day Hour Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket, Panoramic Open Top Night Tour, 4 Walking Tours (North beach Walk, Chinatown Talk, Fishermans wharf Walk, Barbary Coast Walk), Sausalito Trolley Tour, 1 Hour FREE Bike Rental with the purchase of 1 Hour andPlayers Arcade & Grill - Pint and Game Play Tokens

Click on the View Additional Info link to see a map of the hop-on hop-off bus routes

Itinerary:

Panoramic Night Bus Tour
The 1.5 Hour Panoramic Night Tour of San Francisco begins from Fisherman’s Wharf taking you through the dazzling city of San Francisco. The tour climbs up the historic Nob Hill for a stunning close up view of the magnificent Grace Cathedral. The tour makes its way across the grand Bay Bridge for picturesque views of the city skyline from Treasure Island, site of the 1939’s World Fair. Heading back into the city, the tour will continue along the Embarcadero to view the glittering lights on the Port of San Francisco. Important: This is a 1.5 hour tour and not a hop-on hop-off tour.  Operates: Daily at 6:30pm, 7:00pm and (7:30pm April – October) No tours on Dec 24th and Dec 31st.

North Beach Walking Tour
This tour will take you on a journey through the eclectic Little Italy district. From Washington Square Park to the incredible St. Peter & Paul Church, the tour will leave you with a taste of the bohemian lifestyle that inspired so many of the artistically gifted San Franciscans of previous generations. Tour begins at Stop #3 and operates daily at 4:00pm.

Chinatown Walking Tour
Walk through the world famous historic neighborhood. See the magnificent Chinatown gates, the busy marketplace and the vibrant mix of historical and modern day culture. Tour begins at Stop #6 and operates daily at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Barbary Coast Walking Tour
Tour takes you through a nine block radius of what was once the haunt of the low and vile. Hear about San Francisco’s small beginnings, its boom-town growth because of the California Gold Rush and the end of The Barbary Coast due to the Red Light Abatement Act. The walk will take you through the present Financial District and Jackson Square Historic District. Tour begins at Stop #4 and operates daily at 12:00pm.

Fisherman’s Wharf Walking Tour
The Fisherman’s Wharf walking tour takes you all the main attractions of the Wharf area, including Ghirardelli Square, the Cannery and Pier 39. See and learn about the famous food and restaurants and the historic ships at Aquatic Park. This walk will familiarize you with role the wharf has played in the history of the city—from the Gold rush, through the labor struggles of the 1930’s and the psychedelic explorations of the 1960’s. Tour begins at Stop #1 and operates daily at 2:00pm.

Sausalito Trolley Tour
Visit the picturesque waterfront community of Sausalito, a short distance from the Golden Gate Bridge, on the Big Bus Trolley. Discover distinctive boutiques, wide selection of restaurants and cafes, and unique art galleries. Relax in the park, or explore the narrow streets in the hills of this quaint seaside town. Every 20-30 minutes. First bus 10:15am, Last Bus 4:30pm.

Players Grill and Arcade 
Pint and Play: Player is San Francisco’s only arcade/sports grill that also offers dazzling views of San Francisco Bay. Enjoy your first drink on Big Bus ($5.50 beverage credit) AND receive a $5.00 Arcade Game Card (with purchase of $5 game card or any appetizer). Sip on drinks at the waterfront Tiki bar or win big in the arcade with over 65 games.

Free 1 hour bike rental (with purchase of 1 hour)
Explore San Francisco on a Deluxe or Hybrid bicycle and see the city from a different perspective. Take yourself on a self-guided tours are perfect for the independent traveler. Ride through scenic parks, bike ways and if you are feeling adventurous, ride across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • 4walking tours
  • Live English-speaking guide
  • Recorded commentary

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Classic 1-day tickets will be valid for same day use. Tickets claimed after 3pm will be valid for 24 hours from time of redemption.

Night tour operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so try to arrive early to secure your seat

Night Tour is not a hop-on hop-off tour

Wheelchair accessible, please call ahead for arrangements

Daytime Tour: Show your paper or mobile voucher to a member of the Big Bus staff at any of the stops along your route to redeem. 

Night Tour: Redeem vouchers at the start of the tour, 99 Jefferson Street, San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf daily at 6:30pm, 7:00pm and (7:30pm April October) No tours on Dec 24th and Dec 31st.

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