San Francisco Downtown Loop and Bay Cruise

San Francisco Downtown Loop and Bay Cruise

Detail Downtown portion of tour lasts approximately 90 minutes
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Cameras are Permitted
San Francisco Downtown Loop and Bay Cruise, bay cruise

Explore the sights and sounds of San Francisco at your own pace with the Double Decker Downtown Loop and Bay Cruise. On this tour, you can enjoy a hop-on/hop-off narrated tour on an English-style double decker tour bus. The bus will take you on the downtown loop, stopping at eleven popular tourist spots over a 90 minute narrated circuit. A guide will point out various landmarks and give background information about the history of each place. At each stop, you have the option to get off the bus to explore the location in more detail at your own pace, or continue on with the tour. If you leave the bus, another one is available for pick-ups every 15-30 minutes. 

Some Downtown Loop Stops:

  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Chinatown
  • North Beach
  • Pier 39
  • Many more!

After your bus tour of the city, it is time to board your boat for a tour of San Francisco Bay. However, you are able to take advantage of the cruise during any normal hours of operation, so if you choose to take the cruise whenever is most convenient during your vacation. The cruise takes you below the Golden Gate Bridge, up close to Alcatraz Island, past Sausalito, and right up to the amazing San Francisco sea lions before returning you to Fisherman's Wharf once more.


  • Check Schedule for Dates and Times
  • Bus Pass is Valid for 48 Hours
  • Redeem Voucher at City Sightseeing Office
  • Appropriate for All Ages
  • Cameras Are Permitted

Vacations Made Easy believes that your tour experience should be convenient, therefore we offer hotel pick-up options that pick you up as close to your hotel as possible. Depending on the tour and amount of attendants, you may have to walk a short distance to the pick-up point.
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