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Experience a complete San Francisco sightseeing adventure with our Deluxe 2-day ticket. See all the best landmarks and attractions over 2 days, and enjoy a bonus Sausalito Tour, panoramic Night Tour, Madame Tussauds entry, 4 walking tours and a free hour's bike rental from Blazing Saddles.
Hop on, hop off
Explore San Francisco at your own pace.
Make the most of your time in San Francisco with our flexible hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tours. Explore the city's sights at your own pace - you'll have the freedom to hop off the tour at any of our conveniently located stops, and rejoin when you're ready.
Buses arrive every 10-20 minutes.
Big Bus Tours San Francisco has the largest fleet of sightseeing buses in the city. That means that we offer the best frequency. Once you decide to hop back on the tour, you won't be stuck at a stop waiting - a bus will be there to pick you up within 10-20 minutes.
Over 20 Stops
At key landmarks and attractions.
Our tours allow you to explore San Francisco at your own pace. With more than 20 stops, there are plenty of opportunities for you to hop off the bus and explore the landmarks and attractions that appeal to you most.
Live English-speaking guides on all buses.
Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary throughout the duration of your tour, and are happy to to answer any questions you have about San Francisco.
Available in 10 languages.
Pre-recorded commentary is available in 10 languages on all Red Route buses via complimentary headphones that you can keep when you hop off the bus. Languages featured include English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Cantonese.
See all the top Landmarks
Big Bus gets you closer to the city's best sights.
Immerse yourself in Chinatown, reel in revelry at Fisherman's Wharf and hang out in the hippy mecca of Haight Ashbury. With Big Bus Tours you'll get to take in the best of San Francisco, including an unmissable ride over the Golden Gate Bridge - enjoy this bucket-list moment from the upper deck of our open-top, double-decker buses.
Explore Sausalito on our Green Route.
This ticket includes admission to our Sausalito Tour. Visit Sausalito to discover distinctive boutiques, a wide selection of restaurants and cafes, and unique art galleries. Dine with spectacular views of the bay, relax in the park, or explore the narrow streets in the hills of this quaint Mediterranean-style town. Our Sausalito Trolley buses depart Stop 22 at 10:15 am and a full tour circuit takes approximately 90 minutes.
See San Francisco lit up at night.
Take in the sights of the city after dark with our 1-hour night tour of San Francisco, offering fantastic photo opportunities of the Golden Gate Bridge and skyline by night. Starting from Fisherman's Wharf, our Night Tour of San Francisco takes you through Union Street to the Presidio for spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, before climbing historic Nob Hill for a magnificent close-up of Grace Cathedral. The tour then makes its way across the Bay Bridge to Treasure Island for picturesque views of the city skyline. Back in the city, the tour concludes along the Embarcadero for a pretty view of the glittering lights on the Port of San Francisco. There are night tours every evening, departing from our visitor center at Stop #1: Fisherman's Wharf at 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm (departures at 7.30 are seasonal from April 1st to Oct 31st). Please arrive 20 - 30 minutes before your preferred tour as seats are subject to availability.
Free Walking Tour
Discover San Francisco's Chinatown
Discover more of San Francisco with a complimentary Chinatown Walking Tour. Walk through this world-famous historic neighborhood. See the magnificent Chinatown gates, the busy marketplace and the vibrant mix of historical and modern day culture. This tour is led by a qualified guide who will give you an insight into the area’s history and must-see locations. You can join the Chinatown Walk from Stop 6. Tour operates daily at 1:00pm and (10:00am April – October). Tour length is approximately 1 hour.
Free Bike Rental
Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.
Blazing Saddles offers Big Bus Tours customers 1 hour free with the purchase of a 1-hour bike rental. This deal is available from any Blazing Saddles shop, where the team will equip you with all the necessary gear and explain how to make the most of cycling in San Francisco.
See the stars at this world-famous attraction.
This ticket includes admission to Madame Tussauds San Francisco, the world-famous waxwork museum. Head down to Fisherman's Wharf to see hyper-realistic wax models of all your favourite stars, assembled from the worlds of music, film, sports, politics and business. Don't miss the chance to see the spirit of San Francisco display, which features models of Robin Williams, Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, Harvey Milk, Jimi Hendrix and many more famous San Franciscans. Madame Tussauds is located at 145 Jefferson Street and opens between 10:00am - 7:00pm .
Free 'Pint and Play' Voucher
Enjoy special offers at Players Arcade.
Located at the end of Pier 39, Players is San Francisco’s only arcade, sports bar & grill that also offers dazzling views of San Francisco Bay. Enjoy your first drink on Big Bus ($5.50 beverage credit) AND receive a $5.00 Arcade Game Card with purchase of $5 game card or any appetizer.
Available on all buses.
With free Wi-Fi across our entire fleet of London buses, you can email, tweet and post whenever and wherever you’re on-board.