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San Francisco Downtown / Golden Gate Bridge Open Bus Tour - 2 Days
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San Francisco Downtown / Golden Gate Bridge Open Bus Tour - 2 Days

By San Francisco Deluxe Sightseeing Tours
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€55.99
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Duration: 2 days
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  • 2-Day Pass
  • WiFi on board
  • Use of double decker bus
  • Engaging Tour Guide on Bus (English Language)
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour Runs Between 9 am to 5 Pm (2 Days Pass)
  • Hop on Hop off Only at Stops (20 stops)
What's not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 16629P2

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 16629P2

Itinerary
  • Start
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  • 1
    San Francisco Bay
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 2
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Chinatown
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 4
    Transamerica Pyramid
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 5
    North Beach
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Ships at Hyde Street Pier
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Pier 39
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 8
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 9
    Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 10
    Fort Mason Center
    Stop: 5 minutes
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

kawikab2023
kawikab2023
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Terrible Live Tour Guides
We were in SF for the Cowboys vs 49ers game on Sunday and got a two days tickets thinking that there were severa
Ianapas
Ianapas
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Really awful, tainted our experience of this great city!
Never again! My wife and I did this tour on the 11th August 2022, we were in San Fran for our honeymoon. We were
A226MErobyns
A226MErobyns
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Poor company
There was no mention anywhere that this company do not run their buses when it rains. We had paid for a 2 day pass
BurnabyJo
BurnabyJo
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Offensive and Horrible
The tour itself covered all the usual sights you want to see in San Fran. That was the pro. The cons: The tour gu
jakegM3668VA
jakegM3668VA
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Low quality experience
Weird tow guides, dirty and rundown buses, terrible PA system. All the negative reviews are right, if you’re lookin
Stay649302
Stay649302
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It's a FRAUD!
Be careful with this service, it's a fraud! the audio guide doesn't exist office is closed The phone # is fake
l_diar637
l_diar637
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The tour was great I had a good time, Suzane is great and helpful. The tour is lovely and the bus driver is very friendl
The tour was great I had a good time, Suzane is great and helpful. The tour is lovely and the bus driver is very fr
lottid284
lottid284
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Chino and Saggy are the BEST!
I did the tour 3 times and loved it each time. Chino and @bulldog_saggy were a complete delight. The entire bus wa
dakbail
dakbail
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Biggest mistake I have made booking a tour.
The biggest mistake I have made booking a tour, ever. I should have read the reviews. The pick up and driver in Uni
Newmruth
Newmruth
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Bad experience
I would not recommend this group as they don't run enough buses and their communication was pathetic.they said thei
kellio882
kellio882
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Don’t use this service.
Tour driver, dog’s name Shaggy, was offensive to everyone except for white republicans. We hopped off at the Haight
284marlenev
284marlenev
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Great!
Great trip today! Fabulous! Special thanks to the bus driver Kirk. He was so nice with everyone. And what a smilin
ccc191
ccc191
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Absolutely Horrible!!!! And offensive
This was the worst tour I have ever been on!!!!! I will say the first 15 minutes were fine, then they had to chang
Freedom300204
Freedom300204
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Not the real hop and off
This is not a Hop and Off. DO NOT DO THIS TOURS. They don’t have enough buses or tour guides. They wasted our whole
Blackroo
Blackroo
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A very interesting afternoon
We went on this bus twice the second time was much better. Don not only had a good sense of humour but was full of
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Doug S
4 contributions
Jun 2021
Simply put, we were abandoned.

We we enjoying the trip and got off at Union Square to do some shopping. It was 2:45pm when we got off (you’ll see why this is important in a minute, dear reader). We returned to the stop at 3:30pm which was very much inside the “one hour to one hour and 15 minute” recommended window of time in order to “hop on” the next bus. Yet, the next bus never arrived.

At 4pm we called to see when the next buss would be at Union Square. We were told the bus was up in Haight/Asbury and would be arriving at Union Square in 30 minutes. Not sure who was driving this bus because that leg of the trip should NOT take 30 minutes.

Also, they advertise departures EVERY 20-30 MINUTES!

At 4:35pm we called again and the call went straight to voicemail mail. Rinse and repeat at 4:45pm only this time the voice mailbox was "full" and we could not leave a message.

At 5:00, the time for last call, we started our ascent of Nob Hill on foot. Meanwhile, we stopped counting the number of Big Bus tours busses that drove right by us when we got to 18.

0/10 would not recommend.
0/10 would not do it again.
0/10 am certainly NOT using the 2nd day pass.
10/10 am disputing the charge on my credit card
Written 23 June 2021
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Laurie T
1 contribution
Aug 2022
Worse than awful. Angry, verbally-abusive drivers. No guides on most buses. Horrible sound system when there was a guide (looks like there's only one!). Bus would not stop at most of the designated stops. We had to shout and bang on the walls to be let off. No wifi on board, even though it was advertised. Overall a terrible experience we will never repeat again.
Written 30 August 2022
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Sean M.
Miami, FL3 contributions
My wife was lied to by the sellers at Union Square saying that they are the same as Big Bus. Their buses are old dirty & drivers & tour guide just ask for tips at every stops instead of giving s tour. The wait fir the next bus was over an hour wasting our time in SF. The Night Tour was even worst for it’s just like a shuffle the Fisherman Wharf with no tour information. Stay away from the worst tour company we’ve ever been on. Make sure it’s really BiG Bus before you pay for the tickets . We threw away our tickets & never used it for the 2nd day.
Written 28 February 2020
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Goonies Adventures
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Friends
Returning customers enjoying our tour with our friends Saggy and Chino! They took us to great locations throughout the city and crossed the Golden State bridge. Chino is very personable and makes us feel like we’re meeting up with an old friend. He knows the city very well and is very helpful to those who are not familiar with the city.

Thank you, Saggy and Chino and see you again next time we’re in the city.
Written 30 July 2022
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tq298
Trier, Germany92 contributions
We decided for the 48 hours ticket and were on 4 different busses - 3 during the days, 1 tour in the evening. We started the tour at Union Square, the staff over there was were nice and helpful. The tours are without headphones, they roll with a life guide. Majority of our experience was great, only one of the busses had no working speakers in the back on top of the bus so we couldn't understand too much. The waiting time varied due to traffic, but wasn't too bad. Our top favorite tour guide was Roy. He provided a lot of informations and we really enjoyed his entertaining personality. We definitely would do it again!
Written 21 February 2020
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Nancy P
2 contributions
Jun 2022
I am mortified that I didn't read the reviews of this scam company before I paid $127 for two of us. I am joining the other reviewers who are disputing the charges with their credit card company. I paid for a combo tour--$60 per person-- and ended up with nothing except frustration! And no tour. OK, here I go:
First, the website said to meet at one of two places. The email confirmation said to meet at only one location (the one further from our hotel). It never said what time. The "chat anytime" never responded. I called TWELVE times in the morning, the calls were never answered, and the mailbox was full.
Second, we did go to the stop closer to our hotel, and we met others with the same dilemmas. At some point, a bus pulled up, we got on, but the driver didn't speak English and there was no commentary. We had no idea what was up. It arrived at Fisherman's Wharf and was met by an English-speaking company representative . OK, things might be improving. NOT!
Third, when exiting the bus, the rep told us that the tour, 2+ hours long, would be leaving in 1 1/4 hours. I was in NO mood to waste that time at the #1 SF tourist trap area, which I'd done two days ago. After he described how the day would go, it became clear that it was only hop on hop off the SAME bus. It was a tour, and NOT hop on hop off as the website said. And NO mention of the combo that I bought, to see other parts of the city, too.
Four, I was furious! I began to discuss my frustrations with the rep. He tried to explain why the company couldn't change their website and printed flyers. I gave him suggestions (to change the phone greeting and put a sign on the Union Square shuttle). He said that he'd tell the owner. Then the pressure must have gotten to him because he said, "I probably will quit my job because I hate my job and the pressure that all the complaints are causing me."
Five, do as I do and go around the corner to BugBus Tours. It was wonderful, on time, and I learned a lot. And......the sales rep took much pity on me when I told him what had happened. He said, yes, their "office" is someone's house.
Six,: forewarned is forearmed. Do NOT use this company!
Written 28 June 2022
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KeithB
2 contributions
May 2022
The only way to have a tour on a hop on hop bus in San Francisco is to choose a different company. BEWARE OF THIS RIPOFF COMPANY…..They will lie and give you the wrong information. DO NOT PAY CASH….. I did, no way to get refund. If you do gamble on this company, use a credit card so you can dispute the charge with your credit card company, when you realize that you were scammed. Best thing to do is to AVOID AT ALL COSTS…. The driver was constantly making offensive and racial jokes and would not let us off where we wanted unless we offered a good tip, which we refused, so we ended up back where we started. Could hardly wait to get home to write this review.
Written 13 May 2022
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deluxemanagersf
Thank you for writing about Open Bus tours of San Francisco we do everyday 9 am to 5 pm with 20 stops. With new management and team we are trying our top. Your Feedbacks we taking into serious consideration and wish you give us chances to tours you with the bus again.
Written 12 June 2022
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simon T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ3 contributions
Ok so a balanced view - the tour was not expensive but eventful and we learnt a lot about where to go for food live music and cheap beer ( really good advice @ $10 vs $5. Damion was fantastic invest in your guides we need to know where the value and local stuff is - the bus drivers were patient and entertaining - but you need to get the buses sorted - I will be back in January and will be checking you out again
Written 15 September 2022
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OSiddons
Miami Springs, FL24 contributions
Jun 2022
ABANDONED is the word I'll use to describe this experience.

We got off at Golden Gate Park to see the gardens never to see a HOP ON HOP OFF RED BUS AGAIN. It was 2:45pm when we got off at the park We returned to the stop at 4:00pm which was very much inside the recommended window of time in order to “HOP ON” the next bus. But the HOP ON HOP OFF bus NEVER CAME!

At 4:35pm we called to see when the next bus would come by Golden Gate Park. We were told the bus was just there and we had missed it. LIE LIE LIE! We were standing at that spot since 4:00 p.m. The person who answered the phone then said the next bus would be arriving at Golden Gate Park within 30 minutes. Not sure who was driving this bus because after the 30 minute wait period there was no HOP ON HOP OFF RED BUS!

BTW, they advertise departures EVERY 20-30 MINUTES! LIE! LIE! LIE!

We called again and the call went straight to voicemail mail. Waited 5 minutes and called again only this time the voice mailbox was "full" and we could not even leave a message.

What can you do when left ABANDONED by a company you paid to HOP ON HOP OFF for two days $60.00 per person and simply does not show up? Lie straight up to you when you call and when you call a second time you can't even leave a message because the mailbox is full.

0/10 would not recommend.
0/10 would not do it again.
0/10 we certainly did NOT use the 2nd day pass.
10/10 am disputing the charge on my credit card
Written 20 June 2022
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