Child aged 5-11 years pays the child price. Infant aged 0-4 years travel for free. Your hop on hop off ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use. Vouchers must be exchanged at 1331 Columbus Avenue (between North Point and Beach Street).
Food, souvenirs and gratuities.
San Francisco Bus Tours begin at The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth St, San Francisco, CA, 94133, USA
Hop on the bus at any of the 27 Hop On Hop Off stops:
Official City Tour:
1 The Cannery
3 Barbary Coast
4 Financial District
5 Hyatt Regency Hotel
6 Union Square South
7 Van Ness Avenue
8 Lombard Street 1
9 Palace of Fine Arts
10 Golden Gate Bridge
11X Golden Gate Park
11 Golden Gate Park 1
12 Golden Gate Park 2
13 Haight Ashbury 1
14 Haight Ashbury 2
15 Alamo Square District
16 Civic Center Plaza
17 Hilton Hotel
18 Union Square North
19 Chinatown Gate
21 Little Italy
22 Lombard Street
23 Pier 39
24 Pier 41
S1 South Vista Point
S2 North Vista Point
The Hop On Hop Off San Francisco Bus Tour includes 2 different tours: The official city tour and the Sausalito Hop On Hop Off bus tour.
This Official City Tour is a 2 and a half hour Hop On Hop Off tour with the best views of San Francisco's neighbourhoods and attractions. The tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf taking you towards downtown San Francisco. See the Barbary Coast, Embarcadero, Ferry Building before you arrive at 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 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. You will then see 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 such as 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.
Sausalito Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour:
Once you arrive a 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 a few hours and catch a later bus back to San Francisco.