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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

  • Explore San Francisco at your own pace, and plan your own itinerary
  • Buses run every 15-20 minutes, so you’re not wasting your time
  • See numerous attractions in one day at more than 15 main stops
Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour
From US$27,00
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Night Tour
Ticket for the Panoramic Night Tour only. Departs daily from Fisherman's Wharf (99 Jefferson Street) at 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm (departures at 7.30pm are seasonal from April 1st to Oct 31st).
From US$27,00
Classic Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red Route and 4 Walking Tours
From US$49,50
Premium Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red and Blue Route, Night or Sausalito Tour, 4 Walking Tours and Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.bike rental
From US$58,50
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Avoid relying on expensive ride services with this affordable hop-on hop-off San Francisco bus tour. Jump off at more than 15 stops to explore sites and neighborhoods that interest you most. Your pass includes four walking tours, and you can upgrade to add a night tour, a Sausalito trolley ride or bike rental. You itinerary is up to you, so you’re never waiting on a tour group.
What to Expect
The bus tour route starts at Fisherman’s Wharf, but you can board at any of the stops. Just exchange your voucher for a ticket, and get ready to explore the City by the Bay.

Highlights include Pier 39, Union Square, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street. Plan your day’s itinerary based on your own interests. You won’t be stuck in one area—unless you want to.

There are four walking tours included with your pass. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, or the Barbary Coast with a guide who knows the must-see highlights of each area. It’s possible to fit all tours into one day if you plan accordingly.

If you’ve upgraded, take a Sausalito tour, and enjoy a one-hour bike rental.

Your experience ends on the day your pass expires. If you have the time, two-day passes are also available.
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Reviewed today
Both informational and entertaining

We arranged the tour through the concierge at our hotel . We joined the tour at union square. I could bore you with details, but to be concise, the tour took us through many of the well know neighborhoods, parks, and attraction areas, and unusual...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed yesterday
Took a Big Bus while in port on a cruise. Commentary was too fast and not that in depth. Sit up top if you can!

GO WITH THE BIG BUS We bought our ticket at the kiosk outside the Aquarium, then walked a few blocks to Mason St to exchange our voucher for a ticket at the Big Bus storefront and boarded the bus. I had researched 'Hop-on-hop-off' busses before...More

2  Thank lwew
Reviewed yesterday
The best way to see San Francisco in my opinion!

Enjoyed my time in San Francisco with the Big Bus Tour with live commentary from Blake. Blake was a entertaining guide with a good knowledge of the city and had a lot of funny jokes. I took a two day ticket and had a few...More

Thank DKNetherlands
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Brilliant day on Big Bus with Blake and Super Steve

#teamperth had a great day out today with the guys on Big Bus. Very informative and fun tour of this lovely city. We had a great time and will definitely recommend it to anyone and everyone we know. Keep up the awesome job guys!

Thank Lorrae B
Reviewed yesterday
Highly recommended

Blake and Steve made the tour entertains and interesting. A good introduction to all the sights and areas which helped us to plan the rest of our stay.

Thank MattWick1
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Douglas P
17 June 2018|
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Response from Queeniefb2468 | Reviewed this property |
All Big Bus tours in every city has a website listing the stops, as well as maps showing the stops.
2 June 2018|
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Response from DeniseWiltshire_12 | Reviewed this property |
It is a few dollars cheaper to buy them online. Nothing drastic.
2 June 2018|
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Response from laytonblue02 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure either. I purchased our tickets online. Sorry, I wasn't of better assistance with this question.