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Skyline Sightseeing San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: City Loop & Sausalito Loop

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    • Adults (12+)
    • Children (5-11)
    • Infants (1-4)
from US$ 58.99 US$ 53.09 per person pp
    • You have an option to choose between a 1 day and a 2 day ticket
    • Hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops and enjoy hassle-free sightseeing
    • Enjoy live commentary onboard and discover more about the unique charms of San Francisco
    • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
    • FREE 1-hour bike rental and 1 FREE walking tour (Chinatown) and Entrance to Madame Tussaud's included with the 2-day ticket
    • The 2 day ticket also gives you access to the popular Night Tour
  • Overview

    This fantastic San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour covers the very best of the city and allows you to build your own itinerary to explore all it has to offer. Sit back and enjoy fantastic views from the top deck of an open-top bus. When you get to a stop that interests you, hop-off and explore. More than 30 Stops are designed to give access to the most popular locations.

    The 1 Day ticket covers 2 routes: The Official City Tour Route and the Sausalito Route. The Official City tour loop takes you to all main sights of San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Park and North Vista Point. The Sausalito loop takes you over the bridge for the breathtaking, "camera-at-the-ready" view, plus a chance to explore charming Sausalito.

    Upgrade to the 2 day ticket and take the Night tour to get spectacular views of the Bay from Treasure island and with entry to Madame Tussauds.

    Plus - Included with this hop-on, hop-off ticket is FREE 1 Hour Bike Rental (*with 1 hour purchase) and 1 FREE walking tour of Chinatown!

    Want to know more? Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days from first use.

    Start Time

    Official City Tour: From 9:00am to 5:00pm every 30 minutes.
    Sausalito Loop: 9:30am to 4:00pm every 30 minutes.
    Night Tour: 6:30pm – 7pm (depending on season)

    Since this is an outdoor activity, schedules might change sometimes, check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe. 

    Meeting Point

    Tickets must be exchanged before boarding the bus at 2724 Taylor St Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
    You may board the bus from any of the stops.
    Sausalito tour: Departs from North Vista Point

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 1 day or 2 Day ticket (as per option selected)
    • English-speaking guide providing commentary while on the bus
    • Madame Tussauds ticket (valid with 2-day ticket)
    • Free 1 Hour Bike Rental (*with 1 hour purchase)( valid with 2 Day ticket)
    • 1 Free Walking Tour of Chinatown (valid with 1 & 2 day ticket) 'Pint and Play Voucher' for discounts at attractions and restaurants all around SF (valid with 2 day ticket)
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change. Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus however the bus do not have ramps, passengers would need to walk up 1 step.

    San Francisco is a functioning city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends.

    On Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve last Hop-On Hop-Off Tours will depart at 4 PM (instead of 5 PM) and the Night Tour will not be running.

    Cruise passenger information: Cruise passenger information: Make a right on Embarcadero St. after exiting Pier 27. Walk about 2 blocks to Pier 35 which is Stop no.19 on the Official city tour. This bus will bring you Stop no.1 at Jefferson and Mason, from where you can walk a distance of a block to the Skyline sightseeing office.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Awesome Tour

      I really enjoyed visiting on this BUS.The lady on the bus she had wonderful information about the city.

      Umar Nasir, United States, 16/May/2018
    • Tan Febriani, Indonesia, 04/Oct/2017
    • Awesome way to see the city in 2days

      This was well worth the money. We purchased the 48hr pass incl night tour. We saw things we wouldn't have seen without this tour. Great experience and super effortless.

      Bailee Harrison, New Zealand, 23/Sep/2017
    • I would recommend the big bus for a great way to see the city and learn some history of the city,

      Michelle Leopoldt, , 17/Aug/2019
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