Skyline Sightseeing: San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • Visit the major attractions of San Francisco
  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge on an open top bus
  • Enjoy 1 day hop on hop off access to the Official City Tou
  • Live commentary or multilingual audio tour in 8 languages
  • Mobile and Paper vouchers are both accepted


Experience this Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour on an open-top bus and visit all of San Francisco's major sights, including a trip across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge with spectacular views of Alcatraz Island and the San Francisco skyline. Explore Chinatown, North Beach, the Civic Center, and Haight Ashbury, or go shopping in Union Square. Take a stroll through Golden Gate Park and through the Palace of Fine Arts, or sample the 'fresh catch-of-the-day' at Fisherman's Wharf. For one entire day, you can get on and off the bus as many times as you like.


Begin your journey in Fisherman's Wharf, one of the city's liveliest areas. Visit Pier 39's fascinating activities, witness the popular sea lion colony, and see many other sites along the waterfront. The open-top bus provides the greatest views of the Barbary Coast, the Embarcadero, the Ferry Building, Union Square, City Hall, North Beach, the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park, and other attractions.

Take a photo of Chinatown's 'Dragon Gates' and eat their excellent food, or go shopping at Union Square's numerous luxury boutiques. Take a walk around Alamo Square to witness the world-renowned Painted Ladies Victorian buildings, popularly known as "Postcard Row.". In Haigh Ashbury, you'll be transported back to the "Summer of Love," surrounded by bright murals and excellent art celebrating San Francisco's hippie lifestyle.

The trip across San Francisco's most famous landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge, is the tour's high point. Crossing the 1.7-mile span in an open-top bus provides spectacular views of the bridge, Alcatraz Island, and the gorgeous skyline. Take a break at North Vista Point to take your finest selfie, or go across the bridge high above the water.

Along the Civic Center, you can get magnificent views of San Francisco's City Hall, the Opera House, and Symphony Hall, or you may go to the Asian Art Museum, the Public Library, and the War Memorial.. Escape to Golden Gate Park to explore one of the largest urban parks in the world.Explore its well-known museums and attractions, such as the California Academy of Sciences, the Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden and the de Young Museum, or enjoy the long hiking trails, bike paths, lakes, waterfalls, windmills and much more.

You can visit all of San Francisco's key sights in 2 hours if you stay on the bus for the entire trip, but with your flexible 1-day ticket, you can explore the city at your own speed and jump on and off the bus as often as you please. While you enjoy the most beautiful views from the open top deck of the Double Decker bus, the tour guides or audio commentary deliver interesting and informative information about San Francisco.


Operating Days: Daily (except Christmas Day)
Operating Hours: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, busses run every 30-60 minutes
Departure Location: 99 Jefferson Street (at the corner of Mason Street), San Francisco
Duration: approx. 2 hours (if staying on the bus for one loop)


  • 1 Day San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass
  • Commentary is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese
  • Live commentary in English
  • DISCOUNTS on bike rental
  • Free Wi-Fi on board


  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals
  • Tips & Gratuity

Redemption Info

Present the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt/ ticket that you will use to hop on the buses. This receipt/ticket is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
FLEXIBLE DATES! Your ticket is valid for 12 months. If you can't make it on the original date picked, just use the ticket on a different day!
Special Note: Especially in the summer time, to start from stop # 1 (99 Jefferson Street) as it is easier to find a good seat on top and catch the bus right at the start of the tour (as later in the tour there may be some delays due to traffic and longer waiting times might apply).

Online Check-In:
If you booked your ticket in well advance then we recommend please redeem this voucher with Skyline Sightseeing at least 24 hours prior to departure by online check-in via: to retrieve your tickets. You can then board the bus at any designated stop.
If there are any issues with online check-in, please email, or take your voucher to the office at 99 Jefferson Street (at the corner of Mason St.) to start your tour.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Access
Children under 5 years are free.
Carry a jacket as it can get cold on the bus.
Masks are required.
All buses are cleaned regularly.
All drivers and staff are wearing masks at all times.
Hand sanitizer is provided on most of the buses.
We kindly ask you for your responsibility to follow all health & safety guidelines from the City of San Francisco as well as any instructions from our staff to assure that we can all tour together safe and happy!

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.
Any cancellation after the tour date will be non-refundable.

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