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Science Hop (incl. 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + California Academy of Sciences)

San Francisco, United States

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icon1 day  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 7 more


See San Francisco's top sights and visit the California Academy of Sciences on this one-day combo tour. Cruise through the city on a hop-on hop-off bus, which allows you to disembark at any of the stops to check out attractions at your own pace. Then head to Golden Gate Park for an independent visit of the science museum, one of the city's favorite family-friendly venues with a wealth of entertaining and educational exhibits.
  • San Francisco bus tour and entrance to the California Academy of Sciences
  • See sights like the Golden Gate Bridge from a double-decker bus
  • Learn about the city from a guide while on board
  • Enjoy 24 hours of hop-on hop-off use
  • Explore the science museum's planetarium, natural history exhibits, and more
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Live commentary and multilingual audio tour onboard
Unlimited access to the Official City tour for 24 hours
Entrance to the California Academy of Sciences
Any other entrance tickets for attractions
Food & drinks
Hotel pick up and drop off

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Your day tour starts in central San Francisco, where you'll board an open-top double-decker bus with unlimited hop-on hop-off use for 24 hours. Listen to live narration from an on-board guide while cruising past Union Square, Civic Center, Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Haight-Ashbury. 

When you reach Golden Gate Park, hop off the bus and head inside the California Academy of Sciences with your admission ticket. This billion-dollar science museum, known for its living roof, is home to interactive exhibits, a planetarium, aquarium, natural history gallery, and a rainforest. It's a popular attraction for people of all ages and interests who find themselves fascinated by everything inside.
1 day 
Operating Schedule:
  Buses run every 15-20 mins from 9AM-5PM daily
2724 Taylor St
Between Beach and Jefferson St
Points of interest passed by on this route
Union Square
Civic Center
Golden Gate Bridge
California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
City Sightseeing
Fisherman's Wharf
Lombard Street
Ferry Building Marketplace
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Presidio of San Francisco
Painted Ladies
Transamerica Pyramid
1 day 
Operating Schedule:
  Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 9:30AM-5PM Sun 11AM-5PM
55 Music Concourse Dr
In the Golden Gate Park
Points of interest passed by on this route
California Academy of Sciences
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY CS Global SF, dba Skyline Sightseeing

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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What is the maximum group size during Science Hop (incl. 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + California Academy of Sciences)?
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

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Product code: 7136P10

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