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City Sightseeing

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Offering Hop On Hop Off Double-Decker Bus tours of San Francisco, Alcatraz Tickets, Sausalito, Wine Country, Yosemite National Park, Monterey and more. We also offer discounts on many other San Francisco Attractions.
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San Francisco, CA 94133-1322
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-440-8687
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a super nice trip with our guide bigbusblake and driver fantasticFrancisco!! If you ever whant to do this trip ask for these guys! Thank you!

Thank Mitch J
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you can figure out where the bus stops are you can travel all over SF. There are no signs to show where to catch the buses! Same for all operators. Drivers were absolutely great. Really helpful. The recorded tourist info was very good and...More

Thank Cluffie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Muir Woods tour was well worth my time and money! The bus driver also acted as tour guide and provided wonderful information along the drive. Muir woods itself is beautiful. Thank you for the experience!

Thank cruthiemcc16
Reviewed 2 days ago

After taking several other "hop on, hop off" or similar tours in other cities - I expected an experience of overall city knowledge and interesting fact of the city. Not the case with the San Francisco city tours. I opted for 3 days hop on/hop...More

Thank jeanmidwestpackerfan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the 2 hours city walking tour , centre , chinatown & little italy , our guide Joseph was excellent.

Thank peterwynne1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So you pay 45 dollar per person to do a tour. If you are with two persons you pay 90 dollar. They say the bus stops every 20-30 minutes, well it doesn’t. We had to wait longer, sometimes an hour!! We couldn’t understand the driver...More

Thank mattyka
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The stop at the Hilton Union Square doesn't exist. No maps, no narrative other than stop announcements, unless it's on the system for which no headphones are provided. And this is the "view"

Thank James G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bought the 2 day pass, better value. Great way to see the layout of city when arrived. Save $$$ on parking, no driving and used the bus to get back and forth from the pier to downtown saving money. Some tour guides were hilarious and...More

Thank EWhite123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ugh - we waited for an hour for a bus, which was such a waste of time when we wanted to be sightseeing. The buses came, but were full. Operators were rude and sarcastic when we asked what time the next bus was coming. Don’t...More

Thank ans0011
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the 48 Hop on Hop off bus. Our experience was that most of the bus drivers were either rude (Derrick) or not helpful. The driver for the Sausalito bus was fantastic (Johnny) as was the guide for the Haight Ashbury walking tour (Matt)....More

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone
at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth
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September 11, 2018|
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Response from Inspiration632135 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any.
Daleen K
December 27, 2017|
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Response from LydandMike | Reviewed this property |
I think this info is on the website and you can also track the buses live from the website. We never waited more than about 15 mins for a bus. Hope this helps.
Dana S
October 7, 2017|
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Response from MaD64 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have a car in San Francisco either, but there is an app I use called "Best Parking". Change the location to San Francisco, add your arrival date and time and it will show you garages and cost.