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City Sightseeing San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off: 1-day ticket

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    • Adults (12+)
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from US$ 54.99
  • Original Price: US$ 54.99
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from US$ 49.49 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Experience the best of San Francisco with a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • 2 routes cover all the main highlights of San Francisco
  • Hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops to discover areas that interest you
  • Listen to live commentary and multilingual audio tour with 7 languages
  • Live commentary aboard the bus will ensure you don't miss a thing
  • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.
  • Overview

    This fantastic San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour covers the very best of the city and allows you 1 day to explore all it has to offer. Sit back and enjoy fantastic views from the top deck of an open-top bus. When you get to a stop that interests you, hop-off and explore. 27 Stops are designed to give access to the most popular locations.

    This ticket allows you to experience 2 routes, Official and Sausalito. The Official City tour loop takes you to all main sights of San Francisco, including Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown and North Beach. The Sausalito loop takes you over the Golden Gate bridge for the breathtaking, "camera-at-the-ready" view, plus a chance to explore charming Sausalito.

    Want to know more? Download the tour route map

    Why not upgrade?  The 2 day tour (only around $10 more) includes routes and more added extras.  Click here for details

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 1 day

    Start time

    1 day Hop on Hop off : 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Official City Tour :From 9:00am to 5:00pm every 30 minutes.
    Sausalito Tour : From 9:30am to 4:00pm every 30 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    Tickets must be exchanged before boarding the bus at 1331 Columbus Avenue (between Beach St. & North Point St.), San Francisco, CA 94133
    You may board the bus from any of the stops.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.


    On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 27 stops covering all of San Francisco’s main attractions such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Civic Center, Union Square, this tour provides the perfect introduction to San Francisco. The 1 day ticket gives you access to 2 routes: Official City Tour and Sausalito Loop. Listen to multilingual commentary available in 7 languages along with a live guide.

    Official City Tour: Tour departs from Fisherman’s Wharf. You will see Embarcadero, Barbary Coast, ferry building, Financial district and so on before heading towards the iconic Golden gate Bridge. Some of the major highlights that fall under Official City Tour are as follows: 

    • Golden Gate Bridge 
    • Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39
    • Palace of Fine Arts
    • Golden Gate Park
    • Haight/Ashbury
    • City Hall
    • Chinatown Gate
    • Finance District
    •  North Beach

    Sausalito Tour: Start this from South Vista Point to witness the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge while heading towards North Vista Point. Some of the  major highlights that fall under the Sausalito Loop are as follows:

    • South Vista Point
    • North Vista Point
    • Sausalito
    • Plus, this route takes you over the Golden Gate Bridge

    Hop off the bus and and explore the streets, boutiques and art galleries, taste some local cuisine or maybe even rent a kayak and paddle through the bay! 

    You may hop off the bus at any of the stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1 day ticket (Includes 2 Routes)
    • English-speaking guide providing commentary while on the bus


    • Gratuities

  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus however the bus do not have ramps, passengers would need to walk up 1 step.

    San Francisco is a functioning city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends.

    On Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve last Hop-On Hop-Off Tours will depart at 4 PM (instead of 5 PM) and the Night Tour will not be running.

    Cruise passenger information: Walk to Filbert Street Steps by exiting the cruise terminal and heading towards the intersection between Chestnut St and Sansome St. (across from Pier 27). Guests should walk down Sansome street to discover the stop A14 which is approximately half way down the street; Approx. 10 Minutes walk.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Awesome Tour

      I really enjoyed visiting on this BUS.The lady on the bus she had wonderful information about the city....

      Umar Nasir, United States, 16/May/2018
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      Tan Febriani, Indonesia, 04/Oct/2017
    • Awesome way to see the city in 2days

      This was well worth the money. We purchased the 48hr pass incl night tour. We saw things we wouldn't have seen without this tour. Great experience and super effortless...

      Bailee Harrison, New Zealand, 23/Sep/2017
    • Great day, the bus took us everywhere we wanted to go.

      Joanne Williams, Australia, 01/Sep/2018
    • The purchase was smooth and hassle free.

      Himanshu Bhagat, United States, 03/Jul/2018
    • Excellent guides; fun and funny and made it worthwhile
      The bus is old and the windows on the inside of the bus are not the kind you can see out and have a view.

      Lisa Moore, Canada, 27/Jan/2016