1. United States
  2. California
  3. San Francisco
  4. Civic Center Plaza

San Francisco Double Decker Bus Night Tour

Product ID: 22992
Enjoy a 1.5-hour, narrated tour of San Francisco’s most vibrant neighborhoods, such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, the Financial District, Chinatown, and more from the top of an open double decker sightseeing bus.
About this activity
Duration: 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Ride on San Francisco's original double-decker bus at night
  • Listen to live commentary on each tour
  • See the highlights of San Francisco
Full description
This live narrated 1.5-hour tour of San Francisco includes the most vibrant neighborhoods of the city, such as the Financial District, Chinatown, Nob Hill, and Embarcadero.

Departing from Fisherman's Wharf, the tour covers all the major attractions of San Francisco during the evening hours, with spectacular views from the top of an original open top double decker Bus.

Exact highlights may vary according to the season, weather conditions, and San Francisco's famous traffic, Chinatown, and Union Square, San Francisco’s shopping Mecca.

You will also go to Treasure island, across the Bay Bridge, to get spectacular views of the skyline of San Francisco. On your return, you will see the ferry building, Alcatraz Pier, Pier 39, and more on your way up Embarcadero.

Depending on the time of the year, it may not be entirely dark on this tour, but you will either see the city glittering at night, or in the lovely light of dusk.
  • 1.5-hour tour
  • Live narration
What’s Not Included
  • Tips

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Meeting point

The tour departs from 99 Jefferson Street, San Francisco.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You are advised to line up for the tour at least 15 minutes prior to departure, especially during summer months (May – September) as the bus can fill up quickly during this peak season
• Departs daily at 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM year round with additional departures from May 15 to October 15
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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We took part in the Night Tour at the beginning of March, so it was a bit fresh. Of course, you can prepare for this very well. The tour itself was great and very entertaining, along the route we could see all of San Francisco's major sights, including a great view of the nightly skyline from Treasure Island. Our tour guide (unfortunately I can't remember the name) made the tour very interesting and talked to us in between with anecdotes.

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March 9, 2020

Buyer beware.

I bought my ticket on line at 5:58 pm but the site to redeem the voucher was closed at 6:00pm. Also the office is not easily identifiable when you get there. Luckily the Big Bus company that was practically next door was able to honor my reservation and settle with Skyline later. Otherwise I would have lost my ticket without recourse.

July 7, 2019

Freezing, boring

Wanted more of the city, not cross the bridge half way and come back.

May 28, 2019

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