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Highlights

Hop on our 1-hour Panoramic Sunset Tour of San Francisco!

See all the top Landmarks

Enjoy the city's sights by sunset.

Beginning at Fisherman's Wharf, our Sunset Tour of San Francisco climbs 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 stunning views of the glittering lights on the Port of San Francisco.

Pre-recorded Commentary

Available in 6 languages.

Our San Francisco bus tours feature pre-recorded commentary which offers fascinating insights into the city's history, culture, architecture and landmarks. The commentary is available in the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Commentary can be accessed via complimentary headphones, distributed when you board the bus. Simply plug them in to the audio transmitter on the seatback and select your preferred language channel. You are also welcome to listen to commentary via your own wired headphones.

Departure Time

The Sunset Tour starts at 6.30pm

Our Sunset Tour departs from Stop #1 (Big Bus Tours Visitors' Center) at 6.30pm . Please arrive 20 - 30 minutes before your preferred tour as seats are subject to availability. Please note that the Sunset Tour does not operate on the 4th of July, Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving and New Years Eve.

Courtesy Shuttle

Return to Union Square.

At the end of the Sunset Tour we'll provide a courtesy shuttle back to Union Square.

Free Mobile App

Now with live bus arrival times!

Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our new live bus arrival times feature shows you exactly where the bus is along the route, along with an ETA for your nearest stop! This gives you the freedom to make the most of your time exploring. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, stop images, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with the Big Bus Tours App!

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Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates

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Our San Francisco Sightseeing Routes

One of the undeniable highlights of our San Francisco Bus Tour is the journey across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, with top-deck views across the bay. However, with its diverse neighborhoods, lively entertainment hub and bustling shopping district, there are so many other great areas of the Golden City to explore. Hop on with us to discover the best of San Francisco.

  • Alcatraz Island
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Railway Museum
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Cartoon Art Museum
  • Red and White - 1-Hour Bay Cruise
  • African American Art & Culture Complex
  • Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
  • Opera House
  • Symphony Hall
  • Night Tour
  • Sea Lions
  • Beat Generation Museum
  • Exploratorium
  • U.S.S. Pampanito Submarine
  • Maritime National Historic Park / Hyde Street Pier
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Cable Car Museum
  • De Young Museum
  • Asian Art Museum
  • City Lights Bookstore
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Madame Tussauds
  • The S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Cable Car
  • Fort Point
  • St. Peter and Paul’s Church
  • Maritime Museum
  • SkyStar Observation Wheel
  • Lombard Street
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Treasure Island
  • Washington Square
  • Civic Center
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Haight Ashbury
  • North Beach, Little Italy
  • Alamo Square Park
  • Embarcadero
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Painted Ladies
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Coit Tower
  • DeYoung Museum & Legion of Honor Museum
  • Fishermen's Chapel
  • Presidio Park
  • Ferry Building
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar
  • Pier 39
  • Chinatown
  • Marina District
  • Union Square

Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top bus sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 22 cities across four continents.

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