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Big Bus San Francisco Night Tour

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Overview
See San Francisco’s highlights at night on a double-decker bus tour that starts at Fisherman's Wharf. You can relax as someone else handles the driving, and you’ll hear stories about the city’s history along the way. Sights include the Chinatown, Embarcadero and the Financial District. You’ll also enjoy spectacular views of the downtown skyline and bay from the Bay Bridge and Treasure Island.
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You'll start at
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USARedeem vouchers at the start of the tour, 99 Jefferson Street, San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Directions: If you require further information prior to starting the tour please feel welcome to visit the Big Bus Welcome Center.  Fisherman's Visitor Center Mason Street
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    Big Bus Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Golden Gate Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Fisherman's Wharf
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Grace Cathedral
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Presidio of San Francisco
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Treasure Island
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Embarcadero Center
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USARedeem vouchers at the start of the tour, 99 Jefferson Street, San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Directions: If you require further information prior to starting the tour please feel welcome to visit the Big Bus Welcome Center.  Fisherman's Visitor Center Mason Street
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Highlights
  • Experience San Francisco landmarks illuminated at night
  • Gaze across the bay to San Francisco from Treasure Island 
  • Learn about the city’s history from a guide
What to Expect
Make your own way to the meeting point at Fisherman's Wharf area in the evening and board the double-decker bus for your tour. Hear live commentary from your guide about San Francisco’s landmarks and history as your driver winds through iconic neighborhoods of the city. You’ll pass through the Embarcadero and drive across the Bay Bridge to Treasure Island. Soak in panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay and stop at a viewpoint that offers a great view (weather permitting) of the downtown and waterfront. Your tour ends with return to Fisherman’s Wharf and an optional, complimentary shuttle back to Union Square. Tours run between 60-90 minutes depending on traffic.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2-hour double decker bus tour
  • Live guide
  • Entry/Admission - Big Bus Tours
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so try to arrive early to secure your seat
  • This is not a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Wheelchair accessible, please call ahead for arrangements
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gladys G wrote a review Today
2 contributions
Don and Kelvin were great. Don is knowledgeable and shared a lot of good information about the city. Very friendly and kind, cares about his customers. Great customers service skills. Kelvin is a great driver! It can be difficult to drive a big bus in San Francisco! We will
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ninos B wrote a review Yesterday
1 contribution
Night tour was spectacular but our little one made it a challenging one, however, our guide tour Blake did everything he can to make him feel comfortable including moving us out of the wind and cold to the inside of the bus to accommodate. Kudos to Blake and Kevin for an
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kathrynwoodward wrote a review 12 Feb
37 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a brilliant way to see San Fran by night and the scenery didn’t disappoint. Definitely wrap up warm as it is pretty cold sat for 2hrs. The reason for my marmite comment is I’d seen lots of differing opinions about Blake our tour guide for the evening. His singing and
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from LeraMBigBusTours, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus San Francisco Night Tour
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for your review of Big Bus San Francisco. I am so happy to hear you were able to enjoy the Night tour and beautiful views of the City by the Bay at night! Please note that your feedback has been sent to the appropriate department heads so that they may look into it so we can improve our service better in the future. Thank you so much for the time you took to let us know about your experience and thank you for choosing Big Bus Tours San Francisco!
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Joanne E wrote a review 8 Feb
66 contributions14 helpful votes
We had such a funny night tonight, Blake the guide was extremely entertaining and had to improvise as downtown San Francisco was closed due to a parade so we didn’t take the usual route. He didn’t stop talking and his information and anecdotes were informative and funny. Thank
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Response from LeraMBigBusTours, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus San Francisco Night Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review of Big Bus San Francisco. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. I am so happy to hear you were able to enjoy Panoramic Night tour with our Blake/Derek team. We will definitely let them know about your great 5 star review. We hope to see you in San Francisco again.Thank you for choosing Big Bus!
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Jeremy M wrote a review 8 Feb
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Blake and Jake were amazing!The tour was fun and brimming with interesting facts about the city of San Francisco. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from LeraMBigBusTours, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus San Francisco Night Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review of Big Bus San Francisco. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. I am so happy to hear you were able to enjoy the tour . We will definitely let them know about your great 5 star review. We hope to see you in San Francisco again.
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About the operator
By: Big Bus Tours
gabrielh753
Clovis, California
30
Big Bus Blake
Highly recommend the "Deluxe Package" which includes the night tour. If you get a chance to get the tour with
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Gladys G
20
Awesome Tour
Don and Kelvin were great. Don is knowledgeable and shared a lot of good information about the city. Very friendly
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Paul L
Northwich, United Kingdom
5018
Big Bus Blake rocks!
We spent an amazing almost 3 hours in the company of “Big Bus Blake” and driver Calvin, the tour was hilarious,
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Lauren M
San Diego, California
20
Good site seeing
Nice way to see the city and get around however there was a lot of traffic and between each stop took a while.
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amy-v17
5513
Terrible live guides
This was the worst big bus we have ever been on. We had two different live guides the first one was super self
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Team Santa Barbara
10
Big Bus Walk on Walk off, and China Town Walking Tour
The bus was wonderful. A lot of good information. Our tour guide Blake gave us a walking tour of China town.
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Ninos B
10
Great Experience
Night tour was spectacular but our little one made it a challenging one, however, our guide tour Blake did
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Tom V
Shanghai, China
6024
Find out where Dave is!
Well organized bus tours to visit this city. In general friendly drivers (with 1 exception...). They do have
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brainy_banana
Preston, United Kingdom
293
Informative
Our guide was very informative, offered lots of knowledge of the 1906 disaster. After a frustrating wait of 30
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Reina M
Carlsbad, California
30
Tour Guides were great!
The tour really helped us get to see much more than we thought we would. Easy to get on and off. We just felt a
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