Explore San Francisco by bus and by bike! See the major sites of San Francisco aboard an open top Double-Decker bus with the privileges of an Hop-on Hop-off tour, and enjoy a bike ride along your favorite place!
This San Francisco package includes a 24-Hour San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Pass, as well as an exciting self-guided 3-Hour bike tour!
Explore San Francisco's Downtown, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Golden Gate Park and see the best views from the top of your open top Double Decker Bus with unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off use for 24 hours.
Enjoy an entirely guided one hour tour of San Francisco's most famous sites on an original open-top Double Decker Bus in the San Francisco Downtown area, such as Fisherman’s Wharf with its lively waterfront and the famous sea lions, Chinatown, North Beach with its crooked Lombard Street, Ferry Building and the Farmers Market, Embarcadero, Financial District, and more.
Loop duration: 60 minutes
Frequency: every 30-45 minutes from 9:00 to 17:30
Main bus stops:
North Beach/Washington Square
Official City Tour:
Departing from Fisherman's Wharf, this tour will take you along Ghirardelli Square, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Marina District, before visiting the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy several stops throughout the Golden Gate Park, to visit the California Academy of Sciences, the De Young Museum, the Japanese Tea Garden, or the Botanical Gardens. Experience the hippie vibes of Haight Ashbury, and the beautiful landmarks of the Civic Center. Explore also the Union Square before returning towards Fisherman's Wharf, stop at Pier 39 with its world-famous sea lions as well as restaurants, shopping opportunities and many attractions for more fun in San Francisco.
Loop duration: 120 minutes
Frequency: every 30 minutes from 9:00 to 17:30
Main bus stops:
Palace of Fine Arts
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park
Alamo Square / Painted Ladies
Civic Center / City Hall
Barbary Coast / Filbert Street Steps
You can choose between the 2-hour Official City Tour and the 1-hour Downtown Tour, or simply hop on and off the bus at the designated stops as often as you like.
Enjoy the live commentary from our entertaining tour guide while seeing all major sites of San Francisco, and be sure to bring your camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities along the way!
Hop off the bus to explore the city futher and enjoy a self-guided bike tour of San Francisco's most spectacular sites and the surrounding areas. You can choose between 2 amazing adventures:
Ride along the Marina District and around other neighborhoods. Stop by the magnificent Palace of Fine Arts to enjoy a relaxing and romantic moment and see the swans. Cut an easy ride to Golden Gate Park and see all it has to offer: you can see the buffalos, or the De Young museum - the most dramatic fine arts museum in the United States.
24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass
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Location and direction
Exchange your voucher for your bus tickets at the Ticket Counter of City Sightseeing at 1331 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 (between Beach Street & North Point Street). For further information, please call +1.415.440.8687
The Tour's main stops and highlights are as follows:
⧫ Fisherman’s Wharf – Corner of Leavenworth and Jefferson Street
City Sightseeing Office (1331 Columbus Ave), The Cannery, Cable Car Stop, Hyde Street Pier, The Anchorage
⧫ Ghirardelli Square – On North Point Street
Over 40 shops and restaurants, Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop, Aquatic Park, Maritime Museum
⧫ Lombard Street
Marina District, Marina bars & restaurants, shopping, Cow Hollow, Fort Mason, cruising along Highway 101
⧫ Palace of Fine Arts – Corner of Baker and Francisco
Palace of Fine Arts (photo op), The Presidio, San Francisco National Cemetery, Walt Disney Family Museum
⧫ Golden Gate Bridge – South Vista Point
Walk across the Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Centre, Fort Point (photo op), Crissy Field Beach
⧫ Golden Gate Park – Outside De Young Museum
De Young Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, Rose Garden, Stow Lake, Strawberry Hill, Huntington Falls
⧫ Golden Gate Park – Outside California Academy of Sciences Academy of Sciences, Conservatory of Flowers, Botanical Gardens, Music Concourse (Bandshell)
⧫ Haight Ashbury – On Haight Street
The Haight” shopping & restaurants & murals, Kezar Stadium, The Panhandle, Buena Vista Park
⧫ Alamo Square / Painted Ladies – Corner of Hayes and Divisadero Alamo Square Park with the famous “Painted Ladies” (closed in 2016 for renovation), Victorian Houses
⧫ Civic Center / City Hall – Corner of Fulton and Larkin
City Hall, Opera House, Symphony Hall, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Asian Art Museum, Library
⧫ Union Square – Across from Macy’s Department Store
Major Department Stores, San Francisco Shopping Center, Crocker Galleria, Hotels, Theatres, Cable Car Stop
⧫ Chinatown Gate – Outside Triton Hotel, on Grant Avenue Pagoda Gates, Portsmouth Square, Chinatown shopping and restaurants, Old St. Mary’s Church
⧫ Barbary Coast / Filbert Street Steps – Corner of Sansome and Filbert Telegraph Hill, Steps to Coit Tower, Filbert Street, Levi's Plaza, Exploratorium, Alcatraz Cruises, Cruise Terminal
⧫ Pier 39 / Fisherman’s Wharf – Outside Hard Rock Cafe
Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39 Marina, Sea Lions, Blue & Gold Bay Cruise, restaurants & shopping
Price & Options
Wheelchair accessibility is only available on certain buses and may not be available at all times. Please call the activity provider using the number provided on your voucher to double check accessible bus availability.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Printed VELTRA voucher
A valid government-issued photo ID
Sweatshirt / light jacket
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
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