24 Hours to 48 Hours San Francisco Bay Cruise and Hop On Hop Off City Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SFO-357
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Daily (2021-06-01 To 2025-06-30)
Visit the major attractions of San Francisco
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge on an open top bus Enjoy 24 hours
hop on hop off access to the Official City Tour
Live commentary and multilingual audio tour with 7 languages
Capture the breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city skyline on the 1 hour Bay Cruise
- Vaccination certificate or a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days before the departure date.
With the 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass you will have the opportunity to explore San Francisco’s Downtown, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park and many vibrant neighborhoods from an open top Double Decker Bus while enjoying live commentary from entertaining tour guides or audio guide in various languages. You can stay on the bus during the 2 hour Official City Tour or simply hop on and off the bus along the road as often as you like for 24 hours.
San Francisco Bay Cruise
The 60-minute Bay Cruise takes you past the famous PIER 39 sea lions and along San Francisco’s historic waterfront revealing the city’s fascinating skyline. Don't forget to capture the amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge as you sail underneath it. The boat provides indoor and outdoor seating with full narration describing major landmarks as you sail by them. Spend an hour on the water gazing at the beautiful city of San Francisco while reliving 150 years of its fascinating history. Whether it’s your first time to San Francisco or your 10th visit, a Bay Cruise is something you simply must experience at least once in your life.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
- Hop-On Hop-Off Official City Tour
- San Francisco Bay Cruise
- English speaking live guide or audio commentary
- Tips and gratuities
- Food and beverages
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Free cancellation 3 days before departure date.
No Refund in case you miss the bus for any reason including flight delay.
Note: 6% processing and handling fee will apply to all refunds. This is the fee that our company bear at the time of processing the original transaction.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Reschedule any time before 48 hours. Once reschedule it can not be altered or cancelled.
Follow Tour Guide instructions for COVID. Be cooperative.
What are the departure times for the Bay Cruise?
Departure times for the Bay Cruise vary according to season. In general there are approx. 4-5 departures per day during the week and approx. 8 departures during the weekend. If you require the latest schedule, please email email@example.com
Where do I board the Bay Cruise?
The Bay Cruise departs either from Pier 41 or Pier 39. You will receive the specific departure location and further information once you redeem your voucher.
What are the office operating hours?
Our office is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
What are the operating hours for the bus tour?
The buses operate daily, every 15-20mins between 9am and 5pm.