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San Francisco Official City Tour 1 day Pass

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  • Perfect for 1 day
  • Kids love the open top

Flexible Booking Dates

Flex Date - Flex Time. Your voucher can be redeemed anytime within 30 days of your booked date.

  • HopOn HopOff access for 24 hours from first use.
  • Tour includes 40+ stops! 
  • Open top bus fun for all ages!
  • Great for pictures

1 Day HopOn HopOff San Francisco Bus Tour includes:

  • San Francisco Downtown Tour
  • Official City Tour

The 1 Day HopOn HopOff Pass is a popular tour in San Francisco. By purchasing this 1 Day Pass, you save compared to separate ticket purchaes. Click here for a Tour Map of both the San Francisco Downtown Tour and the Official Tour of San Francisco and see below for more detailed information. 

1) The Official City Tour

This Official City Tour is a 2 hour HopOn HopOff tour that provides the best views of San Francisco's downtown area, Union Square area, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Golden Gate Park from ontop an open air double decker bus.  

Be sure to bring your camera, there will be plenty of photo opportunities to commemorate your visit to the City by the Bay. With 21 different HopOn HopOff stops including North Beach, Chinatown, Union Square, Haight Ashbury, City Hall, Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the most visited location in San Francisco - Pier39.  

The Official City Tour begins at Fisherman’s Wharf taking you towards Ghirardelli Square. See the majestic Golden Gate Bridge off in the distance as you pass through the Cow Hollow and Marina Districts towards the Palace of Fine Arts. Venturing further on to the Golden Gate Bridge where you have a chance to HopOff and walk the 1.7 milespan of this famous suspension bridge or take a stroll through the historic military base and visit Fort Point or Chrissy Fields.

We continue through a lush area of the San Francisco Presidio where you will see more of the historic military homes as well as the exclusive Presidio Cemetery towards Golden Gate Park.

Upon arriving in Golden Gate Park you will be met with more lush greenery and more places of interest than you will have time to in one trip. Here you can visit the Conservatory of Flowers, The deYoung Museum, the California Academy of Sciences and the Japanese Tea Gardens all at one HopOn HopOff point!

From here we will take you back in time to the Haight District and the "Summer of Love". Visit the well preserved 1960's theme with a new age touch at Haight and Ashbury. View the murals and art dedicated tothe San Francisco hippie culture and the beginning of psychedelic rock music from such artists as The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, and Jefferson Airplane to name a few.

You will then see you by some of the Painted Ladies Victorian homes and head nearby the famous "Postcard Row", with a row of homes features on postcards nonetheless as well as Movies and television shows suchas "Full House" and "Mrs. Doubtfire".

Your tour will continue towards the downtown area of San Francisco where you will get great views of San Francisco's City Hall and a chance for some retail therapy at Union Square. Here you can also HopOff and enjoy our Official Chinatown Walking Tour available at an additional cost (included in the 2 Day HopOn HopOff Pass and the 3 Day HopOn HopOff Pass) and departs daily at 11:30am.

Hop back on to continue to the Chinatown Gates before heading through Chinatown with photo opportunities of Portsmouth Square, known as the "Heart of Chinatown" but made famous by the raising of the American flag by Captain Montgomery of the USS Portsmouth.

From here you will make your way towards the bay passing by Levis Plaza followed by the Cruise Ship Terminal and Alcatraz Landing before reaching another star location; Pier 39.

Pier39 is one of the top visited locations in San Francisco next to the Golden Gate Bridge. Once you arrive, you certainly will not wonder why. Pier39 is chock full of shopping, attractions, entertainment, people and food! Some great attractions to check out include The Aquarium of the Bay, the 7D Experience, Rocket Boat and the San Francisco Bay Cruise. And don't forget to check out the famous Sea Lions located towards the back of Pier39. Spend the remainder of your day here or continue with us through Fisherman’s' Wharf.

Your tour completes here at Fisherman's Wharf, also your starting location. Fisherman's Wharf also brings alot to the table for excitement and entertainment as well as leisure and dining. Check out the thrill of The San Francisco Dungeon and Ripley's Believe it or Not! or visit the Madame Tussaud Wax Attraction before a nice fresh seafood lunchor dinner at one of the many restaurants along Fisherman's row.

Other places of interest here not to forget are the Del Monte Cannery Building, Hyde Street Pier where you can visit Historic Vessels such as the Balclutha, Alma, Hercules and more.

Ask your guide about taking a Segway tour down through the Aquatic Park for more great views and information about Fisherman’s Wharf.

2) Downtown HopOn HopOff Bus Tour
The San Francisco Downtown HopOn HopOff Bus Tour shows you some of the best sights of The City. Enjoy an entirely live narrated 75 minute tour of San Francisco's most famous sites, with our professional and entertaining tour guides. The Downtown Loop includes unlimited use for 24 hours so you can Hop On Hop Off the bus at any of the 14 designated stops during the tour to browse, shop, & take pictures. Explore the highlights of San Francisco on your own schedule and simply hop on the next bus when you are ready to go to the next location.

Downtown tour highlights include; Fisherman’s Wharf, Barbary Coast, Financial District, Ferry Building, South of Market, City Hall, Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, Lombard Street and Pier 39. 

1. Official City Tour - Departs daily, 9 AM - 5 PM every 30 mins (depending on traffic flow)

2. Downtown Tour- Departs daily, 9 AM - 5 PM every 45 mins (depending on traffic flow) 


24 Hour HopOn HopOff Pass

San Francisco Bus Tours begin at 1331 Columbus ave (between North Point and Beach Streets)

Price of the tour

Gratuity, Food, and Souvenirs


Daily except Christmas Day - see schedule

Know before you book:
  • HopOn HopOff at any of the stops along the route for convenience.
  • Tour is provided on a first come first serve basis.
  • Kids love the open top buses.
  • Change dates at any time - you don't even need to call us

Cancellation Info:

Cancellation Policy – By placing an order you are agreeing to the following Cancellation Policy. Any order booked and subsequently cancelled will be subject to a $25 per person cancellation fee. Any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of tour departure are 100% non-refundable. If the total price of your purchase is less than $25 you will only be charged the amount of the activity. This cancellation policy is applicable for each activity, event or tour within a transaction. Any changes to date or time will be accepted with no charge up until 24 hours prior to the tour departure or activity or event scheduled start time. Changes within the 24 hour cutoff must be done by phone and will be subject to availability, if the preferred date or time of the change is not available then the standard cancellation penalty applies.

Any collected cancellation fees will be credited to your customer account and will be available for use on any of our other products. Re booking must be done within one year of your cancellation to apply any cancellation credits, unused cancellation fees are non-refundable if not used to re book another of our products within one year.

Cancellation requests must be called into The Destination Center on 1 866 431 1634 or email cancellation@thedestinationcenter.com (emailed cancellation requests may not be received prior to the 24 hour cancellation cutoff – it is the purchaser’s responsibility to ensure a reservation is cancelled in time).


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