Go where you want and see what you want on your schedule with this 72-hour ticket good for hopping on and hopping off buses on 3 loops that include the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and Sausalito in addition to tickets to visit Alcatraz prison.
What to Expect
One reasonable price gives you a bewildering amount of choice for sightseeing in this fabled city – 3 hop-on hop-off bus loops, a special night tour and tickets to the infamous Alcatraz Island, where you will enjoy a self-guided audio tour of the notorious prison. Audio guides are available in a variety of languages but the hop-on hop-off tour is only available in English.
With open double-decker buses and a guide on each one, you can see just about everything and learn just as much. You can get to all the most famous spots in the city by combining the routes, and 72 hours is enough time to go back and visit your favorites again.
Downtown Loop highlights include: Fisherman’s Wharf, Barbary Coast, the Financial District, the Ferry Building, South of Market, City Hall, Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, Lombard Street, and Pier 39.
Official City Loop highlights include: the Palace of Fine Arts, South Vista Point where you can take great pictures of Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, where you can enjoy the Japanese Tea Gardens, Haight-Ashbury district, San Francisco Downtown, Chinatown, the Civic Center and the Embarcadero.
Sausalito Hop-On Hop-Off Tour gives you possibility to enjoy the ride across world famous Golden Gate Bridge and the picturesque coastal town of Sausalito, where you are free to eat, shop, enjoy the views and visit some of the many galleries.
The 90-minute Night Tour covers many of the attractions on the other routes, but with a whole new perspective. It is not hop-on hop-off and departs from Fisherman’s Wharf at 18:00 all year round with an additional 19:00 departure during the summer months. There are 2 short walking tours, with photo opportunities that are not to be missed.
- 72-hour hop-on hop-off privileges on 3 city loops
- Special night tour
- Live English narration by a guide on each bus
- Ticket for Alcatraz Island
Your voucher must be redeemed with City Sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf:
1331 Columbus Avenue, between Beach Street and North Point, San Francisco, CA 94133. For further information, please call the number provided on your voucher.
What to Remember
Tours do not operate on 25 December.
For the Alcatraz tour: the departure time for your Alcatraz tour will be provided on the first day of the tour when you pick up your tickets between 09:00 and 10:00. The departure time is set and cannot be changed. If you fail to pick up your tickets between 09:00 and 10:00, your tickets will be lost and no refund will be issued.
You must provide the full names of all participants when booking. Failure to do so will result in no Alcatraz tickets or a refund for that portion of the tour.
The face value of the Alcatraz ticket is USD 31.
Downtown Tour – 09:00-16:00; every 15-20 minutes in summer, every 30 minutes in winter
Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito – 10:00-17:00; every hour
Golden Gate Park Tour – 10:00-16:00; every hour in summer, every 2 hours in winter
Night Tour – 18:00 year round; additional departures added in the summer
Muir Woods Tour – 09:00-14:45; every hour
Alamo Square (closed for approx. 7 months as of May 2016)