San Francisco is a city surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. Famous for the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, colorful Victorian houses, cable cars, and throughout the year fogging, the city becomes the must visit the spot at a point. It has the large structures that tell about the success heights of San Francisco and the brilliant museum featuring its history and creativity. Viewing the city without Alcatraz Island and Muir woods will not be enough. The San Francisco Hop On Hop Off Big bus tour holds the specialty to offer a fantastic package that covers every remarkable place of the city.
Hop on the San Francisco Hop On Hop Off Big Bus and set yourself to explore San Francisco in a day tour viewing all the major attractions. Explore the marine life of the San Francisco Bay and get fantasized by its beauty. View the aquatic life with your own eyes. Get closure to the waterfront of the city, the Golden Gate Bridge, as well as Alcatraz Islands over Red and White Fleet Bay Cruise. The audio tour keeps narrating about the rich history of the famous landmarks. The California Academy of Sciences, Steinhardt Aquarium that has more than 40000 living animals, the Kimball Natural History Museum, the Morrison Planetarium, and the Osher Rainforest are the popular and the must-visit places of San Francisco. Anyone interested in knowing about the science or the history or the aqua life will find interest in visiting these places.
Hop on the San Francisco Hop On Hop Off Big Bus tour and cherish yourself for the Sausalito Tour on the Green route. Visit Sausalito and explore favorite restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and art galleries. Art lovers also have lots of places belonging to their interest on this tour. Whether it's the De Young Museum that showcases a beautiful collection of American Art or the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) that features holdings of contemporary artworks by Chuck Close, Frida Kahlo, Alexander Calder, and several others it comes in the row of famous sites. Exploratorium the best place to find answers to all the questions relating to science, geography, art, or human perception, tend to be an exciting place. Visit the legend USS Pampanito, a World War II Fleet submarine museum and the popular historic vessels in the country. The iconic Odditorium which is home to more than 400 exhibits inside 18 theme based galleries and the S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, a famous Liberty Ship reminding about the history of World War II are the other two remarkable sights.
Hop on the bus and prepare yourself for the adventure trip down the California coastline. The tour will take to Monterrey and Carmel where you can locate yourself with maritime history, enjoy the sea life, and have seafood to eat. Spend quality time exploring the restaurants, shops, and galleries before turning to San Francisco. Sip the taste of popular wines of the Napa and Sonoma Valley, the famous wine regions of California.
The San Francisco Hop On Hop Off Big Bus tour offers a visit to an iconic sight Alcatraz Islands in its one day tour. Discover the mystery hidden behind the federal prison established on this island. It was once a place of murderers and bank robbers and presently managed by National Park Service. An audio guide will give an overview of the life of the people in prison. Explore the Muir Woods and get close to the redwood forest that features tallest living things on the planet.
After spending a beautiful day viewing the scenes of San Francisco, cheer up yourself for the night tour. Starting from the Fisherman's Wharf discover the Nob Hill and grab the great look of Grace Cathedral. Further, the tour makes way for Bay Bridge to Treasure Island that imparts a beautiful view of the city skyline. While returning, the tour steps towards Embarcadero to show the mesmerizing views filled with glittering lights on the Port of San Francisco.
Day Tour (Red Route):
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #1
Last Bus: 5:00pm from Stop #1
Full Loop Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: 60 minutes
Night Tour (Blue Route):
First Bus: 6:30pm from Stop #1
Full Loop Time: 1.5 hours (approx.)
Download and print the ticket from the link given in your order confirmation email that you received after purchasing tickets online. A staff member of Big Bus will check the code present in the ticket during bus boarding.
Show the printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the big bus. This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
You can redeem the e-ticket within 12 months from purchase date.
To view bus stop locations, timetables, maps of the city, and many more things you can download the free app available in Google Play or App Store.
Please ask a member of Big Bus staff for last bus times, as these may vary.
Main Big Bus Visitor Center is located at 99 Jefferson Street San Francisco CA 94133. Open daily from 08:00 - 20:00. Early closures on Thanksgiving 22nd Nov, Christmas and New Years. All opening and closing times are subject to change without notice.
No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date.