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Big Bus San Francisco Night Tour

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Enjoy the city's sights by night. Beginning at Fisherman's Wharf, our Night Tour of San Francisco takes you through the evening vibrance of the Embarcadero, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown and the Financial District before crossing the Bay Bridge for photos at Treasure Island. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please aim to arrive 20-30 minutes before your preferred tour time. Please note that this is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.
  • 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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Departure Point
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
Departure Time
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:06:30 PM - 07:00 PM
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2-hour double decker bus tour
  • Live guide
  • Entry/Admission - Big Bus Tours
  • 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 travelers 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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Reviewed 22 April 2019

Get on the tour just for the tour guide. Susan is an absolute riot. You would be forgiven for mistaking the bus tour with a really good routine in a comedy club when Susan has the mic. Hilarious! she's a real gem! Even my kids...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Hashin2013
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

That she is or so I've been told/ Thanks for stopping by to leave BIG BUS San Francisco and your tour guide Suzanne a stellar 5 star review. Cheers!

Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

The Night Tour was the most fun I've had in a while. Our tour guide "Big Bus Blake" was informative and extremely entertaining. He made a point of interacting with each couple or group on the bus. We were Team Ft. Lauderdale and our neighbors...More

1  Thank betsys3280
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

Thanks for taking time and leaving BIG BUS San Francisco an awesome 5 star review to remember. I'm glad we could add a bit of excitement to your evening while in San Francisco. - Team Ft. Lauderdale thanks for touring with us!

Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

My partner and I have just returned from our trip to San Francisco and one of our highlights was our Big Bus Night Tour with Blake and Driver Sam. Moving away from the traditional pre recorded automated tour guide this was our first ever live...More

2  Thank alistert1987
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

Wonderful news, many thanks for your 5 star review of BIG BUS San Francisco. Happy to hear your driver/guide duo of Sam/ Blake made your Night Tour very enjoyable as well.

Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Every time I take one of these Big Bus tours I have a great time, but I’ve been on this night tour at least six times, but my favorite tours are with the tour guide ‘Captain Morgan’. This guy is good. Out of all the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank ashley_jtravels
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

Ashley, welcome back darling! Kudos to you for such an informative and honest review of BIG BUS San Francisco. We appreciate you and your continued patronage. We'll see you next time for another adventure through The City by the Bay! I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 9 April 2019

I gave a 2/5 on this review because the company does in fact bring you to all the major spots of the city in their double-decker bus. I thought it was nice to see the tour the city at night, or even at sunset. For...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Cecilia L
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

Thank for your review and feedback of BIG BUS San Francisco. I'm terribly sorry you didn't enjoy your tour guide. I'll be sure to send your review to our Tour Guiding Supervisor so this can be properly addressed. If there's anything we can do for...More

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9 April 2019|
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Response from yarosol01 | Reviewed this property |
Hi man! I am not sure about it. You may contact the bus company or check the website to see the maps!
Linda D
17 July 2018|
Response from mgonzalez39 | Reviewed this property |
I do not have any idea. You can call Big Bus Tours and they can give you the information. Sorry I can't help you.
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