Dylan’s Famous Hop on Hop off Experience

The perfect way to explore San Francisco! We’ve combined the best of our Famous Tour with Muir Woods with a Hop on Hop off experience to see the city’s top landmarks at your own pace. Discover all the greatest attractions of the San Francisco Bay Area in one comprehensive experience!

  Time & Duration

1 or 2 Day Options


Adult $149
Child $99 (12 & under)

  Features & Inclusions

  • The perfect way to see San Francisco: Enjoy our Famous Tour with Muir Woods and a hop on hop off experience to see all the best of the Bay Area!
  • Guided transportation & tour of San Francisco’s neighborhoods & landmarks, including multiple photo stops
  • Visit to Muir Woods National Monument to explore the Giant Redwoods
  • Hop on hop off ticket to see even more of San Francisco’s top attractions
  • Optional drop-off in Sausalito where you can stay to enjoy lunch and dinner and return to San Francisco via ferry or Uber/Lyft
  • Flexible scheduling: Select to visit Muir Woods in the morning or afternoon & choose your hop on hop off ticket for the same day or another (1 or 2 day experience total)
  • Flexible stops: You can choose which stops you take for the hop on hop off portion of the tour, visiting the sights you most want to see!
  • We offer hotel pick-ups all over the Bay Area to our departure location for $20 per group.

Neighborhoods & Landmarks Included:

Small Group Fully Guided Portion

  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Square North Beach (Little Italy)
  • Chinatown
  • Nob Hill
  • Pacific Heights*
  • Billionaire’s Row
  • The Presidio
  • Fort Point*
  • Golden Gate Bridge*
  • Palace of Fine Arts*
  • Muir Woods*
  • Sausalito**

*  Photo stops

** Optional drop-off in Sausalito

Hop on Hop off Experience

  • Painted Ladies Alamo
  • Haight-Ashbury
  • Golden Gate Park
  • City Hall
  • Ferry Building
  • Marin Headlands

What do you recommend?

If you’re choosing the 1-Day option, we recommend:

Booking the Famous Tour with Muir Woods for 8am on your first day. Get off in Sausalito, have lunch at your leisure. Take a ferry ride back to Fisherman’s Wharf. Take the Hop On Hop off Bus to Alamo Square, Haight Ashbury or Golden Gate Park


If you’re choosing the 2-Day option, we recommend:

For the first day, book our 8am Famous Tour with Muir Woods. Choose to stay in Sausalito for lunch and take a ferry back to Fisherman’s Wharf. Enjoy sightseeing on your own following the tour. Take advantage of your Hop on Hop off experience on Day 2.

Where can I purchase a ticket for the experience?

Tickets for Dylan’s Famous Hop on Hop off Experience can be purchased on our website or from local hotel concierges (which hotels?)

What time does the guided tour start?

You have the option to start the guided tour at 8:00am or 2:00pm. You will choose the date and time of the guided tour during booking.

What time does the hop on hop off experience start?

The hop on hop off experience departs daily starting at 10:00am, with buses arriving at each stop every 15 minutes.

First Bus: Departs at 10:00am from Stop #1 (Big Bus Tours Fisherman’s Wharf Visitor Center, 99 Jefferson Street). 

Last Bus: Ends at 5:00pm at Stop #1 (Big Bus Tours Fisherman’s Wharf Visitor Center, 99 Jefferson Street) 

Full Circuit Time: Approximately 2 hours, 10 minutes

Bus Frequency: Every 15 minutes.

Where can I start the hop on hop off tour?

10:00am – 99 Jefferson St (corner of Jefferson and Mason Streets)

10:07am – North Beach / Chinatown (329 Columbus Ave)

10:13am – Embarcadero Center (Clay St)

10:16am – Ferry Building (1 Market Street)

10:26am – Union Square South (280 Geary St)

10:30am – Redemption Center / Hilton Hotel (Mason Street, between O’Farrell and Ellis Streets)

10:40am – Civic Center (350 McCallister Street)

10:50am – Alamo Square (944 Fell Street)

11:00am – Haight Ashbury (1816 Haight Street)

11:07am – Golden Gate Park (Monday – Saturday only) (55 Music Concourse Drive)

11:07am – Golden Gate Park (Sundays and Public Holidays only) (Bus stop at North-West corner of Lincoln Way & 9th Ave)

11:22am – North Vista Point / Golden Gate Bridge (North Vista Point, Sausalito)

11:32am – Palace of Fine Arts (1105 Gorgas Avenue)

11:37am – Marina / Cow Hollow (2101 Lombard Street)

11:39am – Lombard Street (1599 Lombard St)

11:45am – Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal (1454 The Embarcadero)

11:52am – Pier 39 (The Embarcadero, bus stop outside the entrance to Pier 39)

How long does the tour take?

Guided Tour of City & Muir Woods: 4 hours

Hop on Hop off Tour: Approximately 2 hours, 10 minutes if you don’t hop off the bus. The first bus departs at 10:00am and the last bus ends at 5:00pm for a maximum duration of 7 hours.

Will there be bathroom breaks on the tour?

Yes, there will be bathroom breaks along the way (around every 45 minutes). We do suggest using the bathroom before you arrive in the morning.

Where can I park to begin the guided tour to Muir Woods?

We suggest parking at the Anchorage Parking Garage located at 542 Beach Street, San Francisco.

What should I wear for this tour?

It’s hard to predict what the weather will be like on the day of your booking, but we always suggest wearing warmer clothes (pants and jackets) with comfortable walking shoes.

Will there be a lunch stop?

There is not a lunch stop on the tour, however you can choose to stay in Sausalito following your guided tour, where there are many restaurants for lunch and dinner. If you choose to stay in Sausalito, you can return via ferry or Uber/Lyft at your convenience.

Where can I eat in Sausalito?

There are many places to eat in Sausalito! We personally love Venice Gourmet Deli for a nice sandwich with a view of the San Francisco Bay. Explore this list of Sausalito restaurants.

Can I add an Alcatraz ticket to my booking?

Yes, you can! You will have an opportunity to add on an Alcatraz ticket during the booking process.

What is your cancellation policy?

We offer a 100% refund with at least 24 hours notice prior to departure time. If providing less than 24 hours notice before departure, we offer a 50% refund.

Do I have to pay to enter Muir Woods?

While we will take care of the parking fees for Muir Woods, it will be up to each guest to pay the $15 entrance fee to enter the park (16 years and older).

  • Departure Times: Daily Shuttles to Muir Woods at 8:00 AM or 2:00 PM
  • Guided City + Muir Woods Tour Duration: 8 AM  (4 hours) and 2 PM (4 hours)
  • Adult (13+ yrs old): $149
  • Child (0–12 yrs old): $99
  • Additional Muir Woods Entrance Fee: $15 per person (ages 16+)

We are the only company who has combined a Muir Woods and San Francisco guided city tour with a hop on hop off adventure. With Dylan’s Famous Hop on Hop off Experience, guests discover the top landmarks and neighborhoods in the city on a friendly guided tour, explore the majestic Muir Woods National Monument and some of the last remaining Giant Coastal Redwoods, and join in on a hop on hop off experience to see even more of San Francisco’s unique sights!