Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour: Hop on board a Big Bus Sightseeing Tour of the ‘City by the Bay’ and experience the best views of its distinctive landmarks and delve into its fascinating history. You can explore San Francisco’s famous landmarks; from the Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman’s wharf. This really 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 customized journey around the city.
SAN FRANCISCO CITY HOP-ON HOP-OFF TOUR
Explore San Francisco’s famous landmarks on a Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour. Sit back and enjoy the ride as you cruise through the city on an open-top bus and learn about San Francisco's unique history. You have the choice of a personal recorded commentary, available in 10 languages, or an entertaining live commentary.
This is the best way to discover all that San Francisco has to offer. Our unique city tour has 20 stops for guest to hop-on or hop-off the bus to visit attractions and points of interest. From Fisherman’s Wharf to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, immerse yourself in San Francisco’s diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views.
Chinatown Walking Tour
Walk through the world famous historic neighbourhood. See the magnificent Chinatown gates, the busy marketplace and the vibrant mix of historical and modern day culture. Tour begins at Stop #6 (Union Square South) and operates daily at 10am and 2pm.
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 (North Beach/Washington Square) and operates daily at 4pm.
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 (Embarcadero Center). Tour begins at Stop #4 and operates daily at 12pm.
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 (Fisherman's Visitor Center) and operates daily at 2pm.
Includes access to all of the tours described above for one day.
Includes access to all of the tours that come with the classic ticket option plus a choice between the Panoramic Open Top Night Tour and the Sausalito Tour as well. On top of that, get access to an hour of free bike hire when you buy Game Play Tokens from Players Arcade & Grill-Pint and Game Play Tokens.
Includes access to all of the tours that come with the classic ticket option but for two days! Go on the Panoramic Open Top Night Tour and the Sausalito Trolley as well. On top of that, get access to an hour of free bike hire when you buy Game Play Tokens from Players Arcade & Grill-Pint and Game Play Tokens.
Redeem address: Big Bus Visitor Center at 99 Jefferson Street or at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off stops.
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Start/opening time: The first bus is at 9am.
End/closing time: The last bus is at 5pm.
Opening days/period: Daily.
Frequency: Every 10-15 minutes in summer and every 20-30 minutes in winter.
Languages: English with Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, Mandarin, Japanese and Cantonese available through audio.
Required documentation: Valid photo I. D.
Includes: A map and earphones.
Classic Ticket: 1 Day of hop-on hop-off and 4 Walking Tours.
Premium Ticket: 1 Day of hop-on hop-off, 4 Walking Tours, Panoramic Open Top Night Tour or Sausalito Tour and 1 hour free bike hire when you buy an Players Arcade & Grill -Pint and Game Play Tokens.
Deluxe Ticket: 2 Days of hop-on hop-off, 4 Walking Tours, Panoramic Open Top Night Tour, Sausalito Trolley and 1 hour free bike hire when you buy an Players Arcade & Grill -Pint and Game Play Tokens.
Others: Wheelchair accessible.