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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket: Night Tour, Sausalito Tour & More

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Key Highlights

  • Create your own customized San Francisco itinerary with a 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour!
  • This super-value combo includes over 20 great stops, the Sausalito loop and a panoramic night tour
  • Enjoy 4 FREE walking tours with an expert guide in tow
  • Frequent departures so you don't waste time waiting for buses
  • Enjoy on-board commentary by an English-speaking guide as well as pre-recorded commentary
  • Stunning views and photo-opportunities on this San Francisco tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Valid for 2 Days
    Sausalito Tour: 1 loop is 90 minutes
    Panoramic Ni

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Timings: 9am to 7pm, at a frequency of 10-20 minutes
    Walking tours:
    Chinatown Walk: 10am and 2pm
    North Beach Walk: 4pm
    Barbary Coast Walk: 12pm
    Fisherman’s Wharf Walk: 11am and 2pm
    Panoramic Night Tour: 6:30pm, 7pm and 7:30pm
    Sausalito Tour: 10:15am to 4pm

    Meeting Point

    The suggested starting point for the bus tour is the Visitor Center at 99 Jefferson Street in Fisherman's Wharf.
    Alternatively, you can join the tour at any of the stops along the route
    San Francisco Night Tour: Begins from 99 Jefferson Street Fisherman’s Wharf.
    Sausalito Loop: Trolleys depart from Fisherman’s Wharf OR from Bunker Road.
    Chinatown Walk: Starts at Stop 6: Union Square South
    North Beach Walk: Starts at Stop 3
    Barbary Coast Walk: Starts at Stop 4
    Fisherman’s Wharf Walk: Starts at Stop 1

    Ending Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off: You can leave the tour at any of the stops.
    Chinatown Walk: Finishes at North Beach, Little Italy.
    North Beach Walk: Finishes at Washington Square.
    Barbary Coast Walk: Finishes at Stop 4.
    Night Tour: Ends at 99 Jefferson Street Fisherman’s Wharf or Union Square.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Experience the best of San Francisco with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Deluxe Ticket and enjoy a whole host of fun activities! Hop on and off the bus and visit attractions of your choice for 2 days, go on 4 FREE walking tours, enjoy a panoramic night tour and experience the charms of San Francisco at night and explore the quaint city of Sausalito on an action-packed tour. Rent a bike from Blazing Saddles and get an extra hour FREE! Enjoy sightseeing galore and save money with this fabulous deluxe ticket!

    Download the tour route map

    Itinerary

    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to jumpstart your San Francisco Deluxe Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour. Explore the City by the Bay at your own pace for 2 days with the fun and flexible Big Bus Deluxe Ticket.

    From the vantage point of a double-decker bus you get great views of the stunning attractions of San Francisco, such as the Golden Gate Bridge.

    While you take in the sights, an experienced guide will provide you with an entertaining commentary in English. Or you can listen to a recorded commentary in a choice of 10 languages.

    Enjoy a bonus Sausalito Tour, panoramic Night Tour, 4 walking tours and a free hour's bike rental from Blazing Saddles.

    Sausalito Tour: Explore the distinctive boutiques, cafes and restaurants of the charming city of Sausalito. Relax in the park, enjoy spectacular views of the bay and explore the streets of this quaint Mediterranean-style town. The Sausalito tour falls in the green route. The Sausalito trolley buses depart from Stop 22 at 10:15am in the morning and each loop takes approximately 90 minutes.

    Panoramic Night Tour: San Francisco looks even more beautiful after dark! View the best and brightest parts of the city on this magical double-decker bus tour.

    Accompanied by an expert guide, the tour departs every day from busy Fisherman’s Wharf. See the buzzing nightlife and brightly-lit shops of Union Square and enjoy stunning views of Golden Gate Bridge from the Presidio. You will also ascend the swanky Nob Hill, see the magnificent Grace Cathedral, admire the brilliant colors of Chinatown and pass the glittering high-rise buildings of the Financial District.

    The 4 walking tours included in the package are:
    • Chinatown Walk: Starts at 10am and 2pm from Stop 6.
    • North Beach Walk: Starts at 4pm from Stop 3.
    • Barbary Coast Walk: Starts at 12pm from Stop 4.
    • Fisherman’s Wharf Walk: Starts at 11am and 2pm from Stop 1.

    Each tour is led by a qualified guide who gives you an insight into the area’s history and culture. The 4 walking tours are approximately 1-hour long.

    Also included in the Deluxe package is the ‘Pint and Play’ voucher for Players, San Francisco’s only arcade, sports bar and grill and bike rental from Blazing Saddles. Enjoy 1 free hour with the purchase of a 1-hour bike rental.

    You can hop off at any stop to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • 4 walking tours
    • Sausalito tour
    • Panoramic night tour
    • 1-hour bike rental
    • ‘Pint and Play’ voucher
    • English-speaking guide
    • Pre-recorded commentary in (English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese)

    Exclusions

    • Meals and Beverages
    • Admission to attractions
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    For the Sausalito Tour: Cross the Golden Gate bridge and hop off at Stop #13 to change to the Green Route.

    Panoramic Night Tour: Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please aim to arrive 20 - 30 minutes before your preferred tour time. Please note that this is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.

    A Child Ticket should be purchased for anyone aged 5-15 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).

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

    Voucher information : You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    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.

  • reviews
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      Pietro Orizio, Italy, 17/Aug/2017
    • Great tours

      Between them the three tours take you all over the city. We only had two days this was certainly the best way for us to see and learn about as much of the city as possib...

      Angela Lorenz, United Kingdom, 03/Jul/2017
    • 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...

      Margaret Butler, United States, 21/Sep/2017
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