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Enjoy the beautiful city of San Francisco on top of an open top, double-decker bus. Experience the diverse culture of the city by visiting the unique neighborhoods including Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, Haight/Ashbury District, Union Square...more
99 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1217
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-433-1657
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Heads up to Wayne Johnson on the Sausalito tour for his great knowledge, expert commentary and overall professionalism

Thank 597joycel
Reviewed yesterday

This came with our SF Go Tix and I wish I had bought the 2 day ticket. It's a great way to see a lot of the city in a short time. We took advantage of the hop on hop off all around town. Some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen239
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I use big bus services almost every city but i missed here there is not any bigbus sign on there stops .its not good .so after 2 nd day u can familiarize the bigbus stops. From golden sate to next tour the bus timings also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank asif041
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great tour with the hop on/off feature. Excellent tour guide in Ray and his driver Theresa. Ray was very entertaining and had a great knowledge San Francisco. Would recommend this tour for anyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We travel a lot with our four kids. Every city we have been to we use a tour service. This was by far the worst. The earphone jacks were broken on my seat, my daughter's seat and both of my sons' seats. The only one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ana A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guide was quirky and informative, the perfect combo. The ability to jump on and off and see various sites and get the lay of the land for the city was ideal for getting to know the city. It's cold up top on windy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FarAway272268
Reviewed 3 days ago

Morgan was a cheerful and funny guide with lots of knowledge about the history of SF. Enjoyed learning about some of the early gangs of chinatown and even left with some great restaurants to check out. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FieldFX
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tour. Bianca out host was warm informative and chatty whilst Jessie drove really well. Having done lots of bus tours in lots of cities worldwide this was one of the best.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great taster tour of sanfran. I would highly recommend starting your experience with starting from stop 1 ant there base near pier 39 and doing the hole red loop and then going back to all the places you want to visit. Our guide Joseph was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Garry J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great way to see all the attractions of San Fransico especially if you are tired and don’t want to get off or even if you get off at an attraction you want to tour . We fully enjoyed not having to try...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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November 8, 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
I don't have experience of the app. As you've got your tickets already the lack of the app shouldn't be a problem. Have a great time enjoying this wonderful city.
Patrice T
August 31, 2018|
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Response from 319tr | Reviewed this property |
When there is a cruise ship in big bus stops directly outside the cruise terminal
Patrice T
August 31, 2018|
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Response from CowleenMc | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t allow me to post a link but the San Fran big bus tours maps can be found online via google. There are stops close to the cruise terminal, have fun !