San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Tour

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Experience Highlights

Explore San Francisco's most famous sights with this hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Climb aboard an open-top double-decker bus and enjoy recorded commentary. Hop on and off at any of the stops along the route and explore famous neighbourhoods such as Chinatown, Haight Ashbury, the Financial District and many more.

  • Tour San Francisco on an open-top double-decker bus while listening to recorded commentary from experts about the sites.
  • Hop on and off at any of the stops with your ticket and discover hidden gems like Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown and Haight Ashbury.
  • You can choose between a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket, plus the option to add extras such as museum entry, guided tours or bike hire promotions.

What’s included

  • Access to Hop-on Hop-off buses for 1 or 2 days (depending on the ticket option chosen).
  • 1-hour guided walking tour of Chinatown (only with Essential and Explore tickets)
  • Bike hire (Essential and Explore tickets only, if selected) - rent 1 hour and get 1 hour free!
  • Pre-recorded commentary by on-board experts.

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Step by Step

Discover the highlights of the city of San Francisco on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Enjoy a double-decker open-top bus tour with audio guide as you pass beautiful parks, amazing monuments and famous San Francisco neighbourhoods.

You have 3 options to choose from:

  • 24-hour Discover Ticket: includes 24-hour access to the bus route.
  • 24-hour Essential Ticket: includes 24-hour access to the bus route, a guided walking tour of the city and a bike rental offer.
  • 48-hour Explora Ticket: includes in addition to 48 hours access to the bus route, a guided walking tour of the city and an offer on bike hire or admission to the USS Pampanito.

With over 16 stops, you can hop on and off at any of these stops to explore the city at your own pace.

Take in attractions such as San Francisco's famous Lombard Street for its steep inclines and Pier 39, a popular shopping centre built on a pier dating back to 1905. At this iconic pier you'll see a large population of sea lions sunbathing, playing and enjoying the water in their new habitat. Admire the impressive architecture of numerous buildings such as the Civic Center and the Palace of Fine Arts, with a varied performing arts programme.

You will cross the Golden Gate Bridge and discover the impressive architecture of the Painted Ladies, an icon of San Francisco. From your seat you will pass through the residential neighbourhood and Alamo Square Park, and from here you will see these colourful Victorian houses worthy of a picture postcard image.

You'll see the beautiful Golden Gate Park, very similar in shape to New York's Central Park. You will pass the bustling Union Square shopping plaza in the heart of San Francisco where you can admire the elegant and exclusive Hilton hotel. Admire the hippie vibe of the bohemian Haight-Ashbury neighbourhood and visit Chinatown, one of America's oldest and most established neighbourhoods. Explore this maze of alleyways lined with traditional restaurants, ornate temples, cocktail lounges and karaoke bars.


· 2799 Reviews
  • I
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    Very good tour! I learned a lot about the architecture and history of San Francisco.
  • E
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    The most friendly, helpful and fun crew we have! Very easy to use service very well designed route!
  • A
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    This is my third time and I will always do this tour in the future as well. It is worth it.
  • A
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    It is interesting and the best tour to soak in the breathtaking views of the city.
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