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.
This tours begins at Pier 41 (at the corner of Jefferson St. & Powell St.)
1 Day Hop On Hop Off Pass
City Tour takes approx. 2 hours (if staying on the bus)
Night Tour takes approx. 1 hour (full tour; no hop-on hop-off)
Currently Thursday through Monday, every 30-60 minutes between 9 AM to 5 PM;
Night Tour at 6:30 PM
Please carefully read our Health & Safety Measures below.
This tour is provided on a first come first serve basis.
Children under 5 years are free.
Carry a jacket as it can get cold on the bus.
FLEXIBLE DATES! Your ticket is valid for 12 months. If you can't make it on the original date picked, just use the ticket on a different day!
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before departure
Masks are required.
Social distancing seating is set up on the bus.
All buses will be cleaned between departures.
All drivers and staff are wearing masks at all times.
Hand sanitizer will be provided on the bus.
Boarding is coordinated from the rear forward to allow enough distance between passengers.
We kindly ask you for your responsibility as well to follow all health & safety guidelines from the City of San Francisco as well as any instructions from our staff to assure that we can all tour together safe and happy!
Live Guide or Multi-Lingual Commentary
Commentary is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese (Official City Tour Only)
1-Day Hop On Hop Off San Francisco Bus Tour includes:
1) Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour
This Official City Tour is a 2 hour Hop On Hop Off tour with the best views of San Francisco's neighborhoods and attractions.
The tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf taking you towards downtown of San Francisco. See North Beach, Ferry Building before you arrive to Union Square for some retail therapy. Your tour will continue towards Civic Center with great views of San Francisco's City Hall, Opera House and Symphony Hall.
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".
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 to the 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.
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.
The bus then drives you across the Golden Gate Bridge, hop-off at North 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.
You will pass the Palace of Fine arts and 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) San Francisco Night Tour
This 60-90 minute Night Tour of San Francisco includes the best sites of the city by night. Departing from Fisherman's Wharf this tour takes you around the Financial District, Chinatown, North Beach and Treasure Island (traffic permitted).