Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

569 Reviews | San Francisco, USA

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60 to 120 minutes (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Explore the best of San Francisco on board a Big Bus Tour. We offer the most comprehensive tour with over 16 hop-on hop-off locations spanning from Fisherman’s Wharf to the Golden Gate Bridge. No need to switch buses – our one full city loop will take you to famous neighborhoods and attractions including Pier 39, Chinatown, Little Italy, Painted Ladies Victorian Homes, Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood, Golden Gate Park, Lombard Crooked Street, Union Square Shopping District and an unforgettable journey across the Golden Gate Bridge. With 16 stops, hop-on and hop-off at your leisure and experience San Francisco’s diverse culture, eclectic food, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, world-class shopping and picturesque views.


  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city



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Average 4.11 out of 5 stars based on 569 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Anita, May 2021 Verified
The staff was excellent very helpful. I enjoy the history of the area, answering all my questions. A little trouble with audio but just moved to one that worked. Should have worn sun screen I was on top decker for 3 hours.
Alejandra, Apr 2021 Verified
Loved every minute. It was so relaxing and informative. I would definitely do it again because we didn’t hop off. I wanted to ride the whole time to see what there is to see and know about the city.
LaDon W, Feb 2021 Verified
This tour was awesome and very informative. We went by many different areas around San Francisco, so if you choose to actually hop off, there are a lot of places to explore. I'd definitely book again. I think a 2 day pass is best for this tour.
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Linda H, Nov 2020 Verified
It was great
Our Response, Nov 2020
Linda, thank you very much for your positive feedback on the Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour. We’re glad you had a good experience and hope to see you again soon.
Oneil, Nov 2020 Verified
This tour was seconded to none. Very well crafted out. Nothing more to say. Superseded all I ever taken.
Marvin, Oct 2020 Verified
It was really great, had an opportunity to see many sites and had a chance to discover many different cultures of san Francisco.
Mike, Oct 2020 Verified
Good narrative and helpful drivers. Loved the open top of the bus. Helpful on and off. Good value, used it to get to another tour.
Mariya B, Sep 2020 Verified
Easy to find stops and hope on and off. Night tour is definitely worth it. Be ready for Golden Gate drive, very cold.
Julie W, Mar 2020 Verified
The guide we had was very good and we saw the sites and where we would like to visit would recommend
Brigitte F, Mar 2020 Verified
Good value especially if you have very little time to explore the area and want to see everything. You have two days to explore and the night tour is awesome.

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