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Address: San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +1 415-440-8687
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Offering Hop On Hop Off Double-Decker Bus tours of San Francisco, Alcatraz...

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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City and Sea Adventure: San Francisco Bay Cruise Including Hop-On Hop Off Tour

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We purchased the multi day pass which included a night tour which was described by the attendant as "The Bomb" for great pictures. In effect it was extremely a waste of time and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Naperville, Illinois
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91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I always try to take a city bus tour to familiarize ourselves with a city prior to focusing on a particular area. We hopped on tour different tours and were truly fortunate to have two outstanding individuals Matt B Moore and Maria as our tour guides. They both brought great passion and insight to the tour which... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

diver Doc was great. drove with great skill and we arrived safe . Guide Ashley was informative ,fun and made the ride fun.( Ashley, I wasn't left behind this time) this is from the Bakersfield family with the 49's fan. My Grandson loved the fried Oreo). we will look for you and Doc when we return, to your great city... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So Doc was the driver and Ashley was the bubbly and informative tour guide. Great personality who knew how to get kids involved on the city tour (blue line) and keep their attention throughout the drive. It was a cold, windy day, but the sun was shining ... a lot of good background history of San Fran intespersed with light-hearted... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Yeah, the whole hop-on hop-off is a little confusing. But what a great way to see the city. 3 of us rode up at the top despite the crazy weather and sporadic rain. We got on across from Macy's in Union Square. First we had Don & Hahn, guide & driver. Don was hilarious. We got out at Fishermans wharf,... More 

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Christian W, Front Office Manager at City Sightseeing San Francisco, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for sharing your compliments of Don & anthony, we greatly appreciate it! We hope to see you here again soon! More 

Limavady, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is not made clear to you when collecting your ticket that the service is not frequent. We had purchased a three day ticket and Alcatraz visit several months ago at a cost of $199.99 each as part of a travel agen's package. On leaving our hotel we waited for over an hour before a bus came which took us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We purchased the multi day pass which included a night tour which was described by the attendant as "The Bomb" for great pictures. In effect it was extremely a waste of time and money in relation to the night tour. The single day trip pass would have sufficed and would have only cost a third of what we paid for... More 

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Christian W, General Manager at City Sightseeing San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. We would greatly appreciate if you could email us at feedback@city-sightseeing.us with more details since the difference between our 1 Day and 2 Day pass is only $10. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you have experienced in... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One thing those guys have is great tour guides, and that is it. We have traveled with 6 different guides, and most of them were very good. One was mumbling, so i had no idea what he said, but the rest were good. One of the older gentlemen was a top notch guide! Forgot his name, but he had right... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the blue line around the city one chilly afternoon in November. The tour guide was entertaining and very informative. If I recall correctly his name was Norm. We never got off the bus. The route was good and covered many sights; overall we were very happy with the experience!

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Christian W, Front Office Manager at City Sightseeing San Francisco, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your time with Norm! Hope you visit us again. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a Sonoma country half day wine tour through getyourguide.com. City sightseeing San Francisco confirmed the reservation soon after booking, yet when I called to confirm the morning of the tour they told me they had never actually scheduled me with the tour operator (another company). These types of tours often sell out so I was unable to find... More 

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Christian W, Front Office Manager at City Sightseeing San Francisco, responded to this review

Hello, my apologies for your disappointing experience and that your expectations were not met. If you would mind emailing us at feedback@city-sightseeing.us with more details that would be greatly appreciated for improving in the future. Thank you and once again our sincere apologies. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend the good part of an hour (twice) waiting at set locations for our tour buses to arrive, that never showed.. Not sure if a certain line (colour) was no longer running or if the buses weren't as regular as other companies (which showed up more than once in the time we were waiting) but we were assured we were... More 

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Christian W, Front Office Manager at City Sightseeing San Francisco, responded to this review

Hello, my apologies for your disappointing experience and that your expectations were not met which is not what we strive for here. If you would mind emailing us at feedback@city-sightseeing.us with more details that would be greatly appreciated for improving in the future. Thank you and once again our sincere apologies. 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 after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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