This Hop On Hop Off tour package includes all the major sights of San Francisco with unlimited Hop On Hop Off access on Official City Tour and Sausalito Tour.
San Francisco Bus Tours begin at 1331 Columbus ave (between North Point and Beach Street)Duration
24 Hour Hop On Hop Off PassOperates
Daily except Christmas Day - see scheduleExcludes
Gratuity, Food, and SouvenirsKnow before you go
Hop On Hop Off at any of the stops along the route for convenience.
Tour is provided on a first come first serve basis.
Kids love the open top buses.
Change dates at any time - you don't even need to call us
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before departureGroups
Have a group of 10 or more? Work with one of our group specialists to make sure you get the best price and service!
Live Guide or Multi-Lingual Commentary
(Official City Tour Only)
1-Day Hop On Hop Off San Francisco Bus Tour includes 2 different tours:
1) The Official City Tour
This Official City Tour is a 2,5 hour Hop On Hop Off tour with the best views of San Francisco's neighborhoods and attractions.
The Official City Tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf taking you towards downtown of San Francisco. See the Barbary Coast, Embarcadero, Ferry Building before you arrive to Union Square for some retail therapy. The tour will continue through historic Van Ness avenue to the Palace of Fine Arts and the majestic Golden Gate Bridge.
Hop-off at South Vista Point to take a picture of the most photographed bridge in the world. From here you could walk the 1.7 mile span of this famous suspension bridge or take a stroll through the historic military base and visit Fort Point or Crissy Fields. Here you can also switch to Sausalito Hop-On Hop-Off Tour. The tour will continue through the San Francisco Presidio where you will see more of the historic military homes as well as the exclusive Presidio Cemetery.
Next stop is the Golden Gate Park, home to many museums and attractions including the Conservatory of Flowers, deYoung Museum, California Academy of Sciences, and the Japanese Tea Gardens, as well as miles of hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.
From here we will take you back in time to the Haight District and the "Summer of Love". Visit the well preserved 1960's theme with a new age touch at Haight and Ashbury. View the murals and art dedicated tothe San Francisco hippie culture and the beginning of psychedelic rock music from such artists as The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, and Jefferson Airplane to name a few.
You will then see you by some of the Painted Ladies Victorian homes and head nearby the famous "Postcard Row", with a row of homes features on postcards nonetheless as well as Movies and television shows suchas "Full House" and "Mrs. Doubtfire".
Your tour will continue towards Civic Center with great views of San Francisco's City Hall, Opera House and Symphony Hall. From here the tour will take you through Chinatown with photo opportunities of Portsmouth Square, known as the "Heart of Chinatown" but made famous by the raising of the American flag by Captain Montgomery of the USS Portsmouth.
You will make your way towards the bay and to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 chock full of shopping, attractions, entertainment, people and food! Some great attractions to check out include The Aquarium of the Bay, the 7D Experience and the San Francisco Bay Cruise. And don't forget to check out the famous Sea Lions located towards the back of Pier 39. Spend the remainder of your day here or continue with us through Fisherman’s' Wharf.
Your tour ends here at Fisherman's Wharf, also your starting location. Fisherman's Wharf also brings a lot to the table for excitement and entertainment as well as leisure and dining.
2) Sausalito Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Once you arrive to South Vista Point make sure to switch to our Sausalito Tour to cross the Golden Gate Bride. A friendly and knowledgeable tour guide shares the incredible history of the Golden Gate Bridge: Its conception, creation and its place as one of the most recognized landmarks in the world.
A trip across this famous landmark includes stops on both sides and plenty of photo opportunities.
In Sausalito you will enjoy the best Bay views, many shops, galleries and restaurants. You are able to stop here for just a few minutes, or spend few hours and catch a later bus back to San Francisco.
A. Official City Tour - Departs daily, 9 AM - 5 PM every 15-30 min
B. Sausalito Tour- Departs daily, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM every 30 mins