San Francisco 1-day hop-on, hop-off tour
Bus tours

San Francisco 1-day hop-on, hop-off tour

Free cancellation
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Visit attractions of San Francisco
  • Cross the Golden Gate bridge
  • Enjoy hop-on, hop-off access to the Official City Tour
  • Live commentary and multilingual audio tour
What to expect

The Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf taking you towards downtown of San Francisco. See the Barbary Coast, Embarcadero and the Ferry Building before you arrive at Union Square for some retail therapy. Your tour will then take you into the Civic Center area with great views of San Francisco's City Hall, the Opera House and Symphony Hall.

The tour continues towards Alamo Square where there is a stop 2 blocks from the world-famous Painted Ladies Victorian homes also known as "Postcard Row" – most popular from thousands of postcards as well as from the TV show "Full House”. You will then 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 the beginning of psychedelic rock music from artists such as The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jimmy Hendrix.

Next stop is the Golden Gate Park, home to many museums and attractions including the Conservatory of Flowers, de Young Museum, California Academy of Sciences, and the Japanese Tea Gardens, as well as miles of hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.

From here the tour takes you to 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 the best views of the bridge and the entire bay. Hop off at North Vista Point to take pictures of the San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz Island and the amazing Golden Gate Bridge.

On the way back to Downtown, you will pass by the Palace of Fine Arts and continue through historic Van Ness avenue before reaching Chinatown with its many restaurants, cultural shops and the popular Chinatown Gate. Towards the end of the tour, you will come back to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 where you will find some great attractions to check out, including The Aquarium, 7D Experience, Madame Tussauds, as well as San Francisco’s famous Sea Lions.

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What's included
  • Hop-on, hop-off City Tour
  • English speaking live guide or audio commentary
  • Chinatown walking tour (1 hour)
What's not included
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Hotel pick-up
Reduced price
  • Children (under 5): free
  • Child (5-11 years): reduced
Where

San Francisco, California, 94133

Meeting point:

Skyline Sightseeing in the California Welcome Center at PIER 39, Level 2, Building B San Francisco, CA 94133

What to remember
  • English guide
  • Audioguide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Cantonese and Korean
  • Valid for 24 hours from time activated/redeemed
  • 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
  • The office is open from 8:00am to 8:00pm (subject to change as per season)
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When
  • Daily
  • The buses depart from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • The buses operate every 15-30 minutes (depending on season and traffic)
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Provider
Skyline Sightseeing SanFrancisco
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 minute before the activity begins.

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