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San Francisco Science Hop: Hop On Hop Off Bus & California Academy of Science Combo

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    • Adults (12+)
    • Children (5-11)
    • Infants (0-4)
from US$ 89.99 per person pp
    • See all of the top San Francisco attractions in a single day during a Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour!
    • Enjoy convenient stops right in front of most S.F. points of interest!
    • Hear entertaining, live commentary about the city’s most popular sights!
    • Put on your lab coat and explore the California Academy of Sciences!
    • See the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Fisherman’s Wharf, and more!
    • Take a leisurely stroll around Chinatown during a free, one-hour walking tour!
    • Meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide!
  • Overview

    Put on your lab coat and safety goggles for an insightful trip to the California Academy of Sciences during a San Francisco Science Hop!

    With your San Francisco Science Hop tickets, you can customize your San Francisco trip on-the-fly! Your San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour will drop you right in front of the most important San Francisco attractions! Just hop off the bus and check out the S.F. attractions that pique your interest. Then, hop right back on the bus and bypass the ones that don’t. A San Francisco vacation doesn’t get more flexible than that. And, if you’re concerned about transportation during your San Francisco vacation, then a San Francisco Science Hop is what to do in San Francisco.

    Hop off at the most popular San Francisco sightseeing attractions. And, step back in time to the Summer of ‘69 in the Haight-Ashbury District. You can also take the Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour to Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Golden Gate Park, and more! Then, get your geek on with your included tickets to the California Academy of Sciences. This beautiful facility houses of 45-million specimens for the naturally inquisitive scientist in you. Spend as long as you want inspecting ancient fossils, discovering live specimens, and interacting with exciting new exhibits! Finally, wrap up your day with a leisurely walk around San Francisco’s most popular attraction: Chinatown. Enjoy a guided tour through this Eastern enclave and stop for a bite of authentic Chinese cuisine. If you truly want to see it all, then the San Francisco Science Hop is one of the best things to do in San Francisco!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    Bus:  Valid for 24 hours

    Start Time

    Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Busses depart every 20 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    You need to redeem your voucher at the office at 2724 Taylor St, San Francisco (between Beach St and Jefferson St). After collecting your tickets, you can hop on the bus at the nearest stop.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • San Francisco Science Hop
    • A highly flexible tour that takes you to the top S.F. attractions
    • 1-day Hop-On, Hop-Off Pass
    • General Admission to the California Academy of Sciences
    • Free Chinatown Walking Tour
    • Live & Audio Guide
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

    Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher. We're working on changing this; but, at this time, no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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

    Your ticket is valid for 3 months from the booking day.

    Vouchers must be redeemed with Skyline Sightseeing at 2724 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (between Beach Street & Jefferson Street).

    The California Academy of Sciences ticket is an open ticket and can be used a few days prior or a few days after the bus tour, as well.

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