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    Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

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    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?


    • Duration

      Walking tour: 90 minutes
      Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 1-day or 2-days
      Chinatown walking tour: 1 hour

    • Start time

      Walking tour: 9:30 a.m.
      Hop-on, Hop-off: 10am to 6pm, every 15 minutes
      Chinatown Walking Tour: 1 pm

    • Meeting Point

      Walking tour: Make your way to Corner of Beach and Hyde Street across street from Buena Vista Cafe (2765 Hyde St)
      Hop-on, Hop-off: Board the bus at any of the designated stops. The first stop is Big Bus Tours Fisherman's Wharf Visitors' Center.
      Chinatown Walking Tour: Make your way to Stop 2 (North Beach/Washington Sq.)

    • Ending Point

      Hop-On, Hop-Off: You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.

    Key Highlights

    • Get ready for a comprehensive tour of San Francisco with this bundle ticket
    • Explore all major attractions of San Francisco with the Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket
    • Enjoy on-board commentary and stunning photo-opportunities on the tour
    • Get up close with top attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Little Italy and more
    • Enjoy a bus ride around the city and admire famous landmarks from open-top, double-decker buses
    • Explore one of the top San Francisco attractions with the Fisherman’s Wharf ticket
    • Walk around Pier 39 and check out sun-bathing sea lions on the docks!
    • Learn about some S.F. delicacies, such as Ghirardelli chocolates, Dungeness crab, and sourdough bread!
    • Hear about the Gold Rush and the 49ers!
    • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


    Discover San Francisco effortlessly with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and Fisherman's Wharf walking bundle tour. This combined offer simplifies your plans, providing convenient access to explore city landmarks at your leisure and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Fisherman's Wharf. Experience the city's highlights with one seamless booking.

    Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off:

    Experience the best of San Francisco with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour! Hop on and off as you wish and personalize your sightseeing experience by visiting the attractions of your choice over 1 day or 2 days. While you take in the sights, you can listen to a recorded commentary in multiple languages.

    You can choose from three ticket options:

    • Discover Ticket: 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour
    • Essential Ticket: 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour
    • Explore Ticket: 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour + USS Pampanito General Admission+ Guided Walking Tour + Bike Rental Offer+ Choice of entry to The Flyer or 7D Experience

    Some of the major attractions covered:

    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Treasure Island
    • Fishermen's Chapel
    • Palace of Fine Arts
    • Union Square
    • Chinatown
    • Washington Square
    • North Beach, Little Italy

    …. And more

    Fisherman Wharf Walking Tour:

    Explore one of the city’s busiest areas during your San Francisco trip with a Fisherman’s Wharf Walking Tour. Wander through one of the most visited areas of San Francisco and make the most of your trip. Stroll through a portion of the famous Barbary Coast Trail before making your way onto the famous Pier 39. Check out historic ships in the harbour and gaze at adorable sea lions sun-bathing on the docks. During your walking tour, you’ll also hear interesting historical stories about San Francisco. Learn all about the great California Gold Rush and the 49ers who stormed into San Francisco in the mid-19th century. You’ll also learn about some classic San Francisco delicacies, such as Dungeness crabs, sourdough bread, and even the famous Ghirardelli chocolates.


    Walking Tour

    • Fisherman’s Wharf Walking Tour
    • Live guide and commentary
    • Bay Cruise (if option selected)

    Hop-On, Hop-Off
    • 1-day, or 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket (as per the option selected)
    • Pre-recorded commentary on the bus in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
    • USS Pampanito admission (with Explore ticket)
    • Bike Rental( With Explore ticket)
    • Choice of entry to The Flyer or the 7D Experience at Pier 39


    Walking Tour

    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities for your guide

    Hop-On, Hop-Off:
    • Admission to attractions

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    Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    Validity: The date you choose is for the attraction ticket. The hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 14 days from of before the date chosen.

    Individual vouchers for each activity will be shared with customers within 24 hours of booking.

    Walking Tour:

    So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 20 minutes early.

    Wheelchair/Stroller Accessible: Yes

    Hop-On, Hop-Off:

    Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

    San Francisco is a functioning city and weather, traffic, and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available once you board the bus.

    Pampanito or Blazing Saddles (Explore ticket): To make your choice, please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member when you redeem your ticket on-street.

    Customer Reviews

    • Stella Nojiri


      United States 05/21/2018
    • Margaret Butler
      Great tour experience.

      I liked the tours with live tour guides rather than the audio tour. Regardless, we had a good experience. Big Bus made good use of our time by running enough buses to minimize...

      United States 09/21/2017
    • Pietro Orizio


      Italy 08/17/2017

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