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Big Bus San Francisco Sightseeing and Alcatraz Combo

From US$110.00
  • Hop-on hop-off tour lets you easily visit 20 San Francisco attractions 
  • Get an Alcatraz admission ticket without booking months ahead 
  • Walking tours of four popular neighborhoods provide an extra value
Big Bus San Francisco Sightseeing and Alcatraz Combo
From US$110.00
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From US$110.00
A hop-on hop-off bus pass bundled with an admission ticket to Alcatraz offers one of the best values for San Francisco sightseeing. With pickup and drop-off locations at the city’s most popular attractions, including Union Square and the Golden Gate Bridge, this bus loop makes it super easy to get around. Plus, an Alcatraz admission ticket gives you access to the famous prison site, which is infamously difficult to book at the last minute.
What to Expect
Begin your tour at any of the 20 bus stops around San Francisco. A double-decker bus lets you choose from covered seats at street level or sitting on the open-air upper deck.

Hop on or off the bus at any stop, including top attractions such as Union Square and the Palace of Fine Arts, or ride the entire loop for an informative sightseeing tour. This experience additionally includes walking tours of Chinatown, North Beach, the Barbary Coast, and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Choose between a panoramic night tour to see the city lit up at night, or take a Sausalito trolley tour to explore the quaint seaside town. A ferry ride and admission ticket to Alcatraz is also included. Check in at the supplier office the day before your tour to get your Alcatraz admission ticket. Additional bike rental and entertainment deals are also included.
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1 - 5 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
See all the sights from the top of a bus in 3 hours

I think a hop on hop off bus tour is a must do in any city as you can see all the sights from the comfort of the open top bus, listen to the commentary and then hop off and explore further where sparks your...More

Thank Tankarm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this experience and would recommend it for any age. Alcatraz is a must see and the tour is very well set out

Thank dannyfisher1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Big bus Alcatraz combo

Loved this experience very easy to check in tour of Alcatraz was amazing . The night was well worth it and enjoyable especially Brianca our tour guide funny and knowledgeable about this beautiful city

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Miranda C, Manager at Big Bus San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco and thank you for your review. We will share your appreciation with Bianca.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing concept, frustrating execution.

This is my second time using Big Bus, the first in London last year and they did an amazing job. Naturally, we wanted to use them again for San Fran. This is truly a great way to get around the city and have an all...More

3  Thank Andrew B
Miranda C, Manager at Big Bus San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We apologize about the frequency of the buses yesterday we had a marathon that went over the Golden Gate Bridge and it did cause some delays. I’ll make sure to send your reviews to the appropriate people about the staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sightseeing tour

Our tour guide Anthony was the best, funny, yet very knowledgeable of the sights. The attendant at the store where we picked up our tickets were very. very helpful as far as what stops to make so as to be sure we did not miss...More

1  Thank Shirley H
Miranda C, Manager at Big Bus San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review we will share your appreciation with Anthony.

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8 April 2018|
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Response from Ryan P | Reviewed this property |
You can either purchase with or without. Ask the person you are purchasing through, also you may need to book far in advance for Alcatraz.
Sheila S
7 April 2018|
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Response from jcjdavies | Reviewed this property |
hi sheila. alcatraz will take up alot of your day so it is better to do the sights on one day and alcatraz the other. have fun