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    Big Bus San Francisco Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour & Sunset Cruise

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    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?

      Daily

    • Duration

      Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Valid for 1 or 2 days (as per the option chosen)

      Sunset cruise: 2 hours

    • Start time

      Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

      Red route (day tour): 10am - 5pm, every 15 minutes and Blue route (night tour): 6:30pm (with premium and deluxe ticket)

      Sunset Cruise: 6pm (23 Mar to 23 May) and 7pm (24 May to 2 Nov)

    • Meeting Point

      Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour.

      Sunset Cruise: The cruise starts from Pier 43½, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco.

      So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20-30 mins early.

    • Ending Point

      Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Hop off the bus at any of the stops.

      Sunset cruise: Same as the start point.

    Key Highlights

    • The ultimate saver combo: Enjoy a San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with a scenic cruise around San Francisco Bay
    • Hop on and off the bus at well-placed stops to visit attractions of your choice
    • See the best of the City by The Bay over 1 or 2 days and across over 20 bus stops
    • Enjoy audio commentary on the bus and see attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Little Italy and more
    • Enjoy the beauty of San Francisco Bay at dusk on a leisurely sunset cruise
    • Get great shots of Golden Gate Bridge against the sunset
    • The cruise includes 1 drink and a selection of appetizers
    • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

    Overview

    Save money and discover San Francisco on a Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and visit enjoy a sunset cruise with spectacular views.

    Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

    Experience the best of San Francisco with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour! Hop on and off as you wish and personalize your sightseeing experience visiting the attractions of your choice over 1 day or 2 days.

    While you take in the sights, you can listen to a recorded commentary in a choice of 10 languages.

    There are three ticket options you can choose from:

    • Classic Ticket: 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Day Tour (Red Route) + Bike Rental Buy 1-Hour and Get 1-Hour Rental Free
    • Premium Ticket: 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Day Tour (Red Route) + Night Tour (Blue route) + Bike Rental Buy 1-Hour and Get 1-Hour Rental Free
    • Deluxe Ticket: 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Day Tour (Red Route) + Night Tour (Blue route) + Bike Rental Buy 1-Hour and Get 1-Hour Rental Free

    Attractions covered:

    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Treasure Island
    •  Fishermen's Chapel
    • Palace of Fine Arts
    •  Union Square
    • Chinatown
    • Washington Square
    • North Beach, Little Italy

    San Francisco Sunset Cruise:

    Take to the waters at sunset for this delightful evening cruise around San Francisco Bay. Sail westward through the Californian twilight and see the great Golden Gate Bridge silhouetted against a flaming Pacific sunset. Your knowledgeable captain will provide an informative commentary and live guitar music on board will add to the enchantment.

    Sail past the bleak island of Alcatraz, once a federal penitentiary. Further on, you will see Angel Island, the largest island in San Francisco Bay.

    Your cruise continues along the Tiburon peninsula and past Sausalito, a place that was notorious as a center for bootlegging during the Prohibition era.

    You will then pass under the famous Golden Gate Bridge and admire the magnificent feat of engineering.

    Inclusions

    • 1-day or 2-day San Francisco hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • Buy-1-Get-1 Bike Rental Offer
    • Night Tour - with Premium and Deluxe tickets
    • Pre-recorded commentary in (English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese)
    • 2 Hour Sunset Cruise
    • Live commentary in English by the Captain
    • Live guitar music
    • A drink and light appetizers

    Exclusions

    • Admission to attractions, unless specified

    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    After your booking, you will receive separate vouchers for each activity. Please keep the vouchers handy and present it to the respective activity operators on the day of your visit.

    Both activities are valid for the date you selected for the booking and tour option you selected.

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

    Validity: 6 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

    Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

    Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available on the bus.

    San Francisco is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Don’t forget to arrive at least 20 - 30 minutes before the departure time for your Night Tour to avoid missing out on the best seats.

    Sunset Cruise:

    Luggage Restrictions: Large bags, backpacks, suitcases not allowed.

    If you would like to be on the outer deck we suggest bringing some warm clothes.

    Customer Reviews

    • Stella Nojiri

      ...

      United States 05/21/2018
    • Margaret Butler
      Great tour experience.

      I liked the tours with live tour guides rather than the audio tour. Regardless, we had a good experience. Big Bus made good use of our time by running enough buses to minimize...

      United States 09/21/2017
    • Pietro Orizio

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      Italy 08/17/2017

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