San Francisco City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour in San Francisco, CA

1331 Columbus Avenue San Francisco , CA 94133
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Experience the best of the Bay Area on the San Francisco City Sightseeing Hop on Hop off tour. Go at your own pace and visit 40+ stops at top San Francisco landmark and destinations. Travel around San Francisco in a comfortable open-topped double-decker bus for epic sightseeing and photo opportunities. Bring your camera, a sense of adventure, and comfortable walking shoes on this one-of-a-kind tour.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Francisco Travel Experts
  • Features 40+ stops throughout San Francisco.
  • Ride on an open-topped double-decker bus.
  • A great tour for all ages.
  • Bring a camera for photo opportunities throughout the tour.
  • Hop On Hop Off access is valid for 24 hours from first use.
  • Pick-up Alcatraz tickets (if purchased) between 9:00 am and 10:00 am the morning of your departure.


from San Francisco City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off
Hop On Hop Off tours are the most popular way to see San Francisco. There are up to 40+ stops at major San Francisco landmarks where you can Hop On and Hop Off at your leisure. Tours are via an open-topped double-decker bus for the very best sightseeing views.

Tour options include:

1 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (24 hours): Include Official City Tour

1 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Plus (24 hours): Includes Official City Tour and Sausalito Tour

2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (48 hours): Includes Official City Tour, Sausalito Tour, Parks & Beach Tour, and Night Tour

3 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (72 hours): Includes Official City Tour, Sausalito Tour, Parks & Beach Tour, and Night Tour

Mega Pass - Pick 3, 4, or 5 choices from over 25 of San Francisco's most popular tours and attractions for your own individual itinerary, and you can explore San Francisco on your own pace!

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"B bus sight seeing"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 19, 2019 NEW
Perhaps the only way to get all over San Francisco. The night trip is a must to do. If you have more than one day then take the 2day ticket to go all over the city.
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"Excellent experience "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 14, 2019 NEW
I really tested the patience of this company!! First of all I booked the wrong two days and they changed the dates immediately with excellent customer service. The first day we travelled, there was the worse rain San Francisco has experienced in many years and I dropped my ticket on the floor of the bus and it fell apart. The second day, again with good grace they give me a new pass so we could carry on with experiencing this amazing city. I cannot praise the staff in the office and the staff in the terminus highly enough. If you’re in doubt about the value of this experience don’t, it’s well worth every cent.
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Michael C
Basildon, United Kingdom
"Just ok!"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed February 12, 2019 NEW
This could well have been a better experience on our first day. The bus was late arriving and when we were all on board and on the move the tour guide's microphone wasn't working properly to the extent that when we arrived at Golden Gate bridge passengers were transferred on to another bus. Given that we missed all of the commentary up to this point I thought that it was a pretty poor show. Surely it is a fundamental part of a guided tour and, as such, the sound system should have been checked before leaving the depot. Its a shame really as the rest of the two day tickets we purchased worked well and the trip across to Sausilito was a pleasant bonus. The evening tour was also well worth doing.
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Sangli, India
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed February 11, 2019 NEW
The city sightseeing was just amazing I mean they were kinda cheap and fast so we really enjoyed the ride.
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"Vaca SF Segway"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 30, 2019 NEW
Excellent tour with a great guide. Highly recommend when in San Francisco. Beautiful tour both on and off road through the park
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Frequently Asked Questions about San Francisco City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off

Can I change the date of my tour after purchase?
You may begin all Hop On Hop Off tours whenever you like. Other tours (except Alcatraz) are changeable with no fee if you contact us at least 24 hours before the date of departure. Alcatraz tours are not changeable.

Where do I redeem my voucher?
You can redeem your voucher at the main office at 1331 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA.

Can I purchase tickets on the bus or do I have to go all the way to the Wharf?
Yes, you may hop on at any of our designated stops and get your tickets from the driver. All of our drivers have credit card machines and are equipped to take cash or credit.

Can I present my voucher via my smartphone or tablet?
No, a paper copy of your voucher is required to provide tickets/ boarding passes.

Am I guaranteed a seat if I have a ticket?
Seating is available on a first-come first-serve basis. Bus departures are increased during peak season to accommodate increased interest, but unfortunately, seating cannot be guaranteed for any specific departure or pick up location.

Where is the stop at Union Square located?
The buses stop on the corner of Geary St and Powell St, opposite the main Macys entrance on Geary St.

I purchased my ticket online and printed it, do I still need to go to the office?
Yes, the printed copy of your booking is a voucher. You can use your voucher to initially board but we will still need to provide a time-stamped boarding pass in order for you to begin your tour.

How does Hop On Hop Off work?
Our tours are divided into four 90-minute tours of the city. Each tour has a number of Hop-On Hop-Off stop where, upon arrival, the driver/tour guide will allow you on/off the bus to experience the city. Another bus will follow the same route (10 - 60 minutes later. Please check exact times on the day you travel) that you can Hop-On and make your way to the next area of interest.

Where can I store luggage?
Knock Knock City is a daily bag and luggage storage service that has 15 local shops all around San Francisco where you can securely store your stuff at a low cost ($2/hour per bag).