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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
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99 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1217
Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed yesterday

I go to San Francisco quite frequently and decided to really see the city. What a great experience on this tour and the information that you get was wonderful...the inside secrets. Highly recommend this tour as a get to know the city kind of event.

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed yesterday

We were recently in San Francisco and used this service. It can be purchased near the wharf (Building will be obvious) as one of the choices in the San Francisco Explorer Pass. Schedule is easy to follow. We were lucky enough to have Maddy as...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took a day tour with City sight seeing for san fransico. The tour was enjoyable as in a very short period you can see the city. The best part is that this tour hope off hope on. Best of part covered and experienced guide...More

Thank RAVIM1248
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Maddie the tour guide is awesome. She was very informative and knows the City's history. Bus had issue going across GG Bridge not so awesome but Maddie and Driver handled well. Some audio ports did not work either so some people missed the info.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have done these in other cities before. The tour guide can make it or break it. Our first one was trying a little too hard. The second was a little better. My advice is that if you are not getting what you want, hop...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had An amazing time on the bus tour. I am Coming from the east coast, and this tour was exactly what I needed. i loved seeing all the site, enjoying the ride and I loved the tour guide Dominica. Not sure if it was...More

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Are you looking to see the city in 1 day? Start early and hop on board! Their guides narrate the city and tell you tidbits of information along the entire route. Buses run at short intervals, so the wait is not really too long. We...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good way to see a lot and get a good idea of what you want to see more of. Our tour guide Greg was great. Easy to understand and informative. Only draw back was our tour was Kate in the afternoon so it sort of...More

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MirandaC900, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review and thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco. We greatly appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the day trip to Muir Woods. Great informative and fun tour with Big Mike. And the best thing was Mike showed us parts of the area we didn’t expect to see. Thanks heaps - well worth doing

Thank Departure758216
MirandaC900, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco and hope you tour with us when you are next in a Big Bus City. We will share your appreciation with Mike

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must do when in the city. We had a fabulous tour guide from Ireland (Donnagh) and he was very funny and extremely knowledgeable. We stopped off at Sausalito and that was just beautiful

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MirandaC900, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco and thank you for your review. We will share your appreciation with Donagh

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Patrice T
August 31, 2018|
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Response from T R | Reviewed this property |
When there is a cruise ship in big bus stops directly outside the cruise terminal
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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 !
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Nicole B
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Quynh-Thu P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nicole. About 2-2& 1/2 hours.
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