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For the best deal in San Francisco, go for the CityPASS! Your pass to the City by the Bay includes tickets to world-renowned attractions, discounts and seven days' unlimited use of San Francisco's cable cars and Muni public transport.
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This is the best way for you to save time and money. Each ticket booklet is packed with useful information, including hours of operation, contact and transportation information, and insider tips.
The CityPASS includes:
The San Francisco CityPASS ensures you'll get the most out of your vacation - yet it is so compact it will fit into your back pocket. It's all you need to see the best of San Francisco! You'll also receive a free "Fun Pack" at Pier 39, 15% off savings certificate plus a signature gift with US$200 or more purchase at Bloomingdale's, savings with either a Go Car rental or Blazing Saddles Bike rental and more. Normally a trip on the cable car costs US$5 one-way, so the more you ride the more you save!
Please note: Enthusiasm for the Exploratorium's reopening at its new location on Pier 15 may create capacity issues on certain days, leading to extended wait times to enter. Please plan accordingly.
Save up to US$65 on four attractions with one CityPASS - that's a saving of almost 44%, plus, you won't wait in long ticket lines!
To receive your San Francisco CityPASS ticket booklet, you must exchange your voucher at ANY ONE OF THE LISTED ATTRACTIONS (except Muni and the Exploratorium) in San Francisco. You must have valid photo ID with you. Please note, the ticket booklet will not be sent out to you in advance.
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San Francisco Bay Cruise
A narrated one-hour tour sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and offers views of the city skyline, Coit Tower and Alcatraz. Blue and Gold Fleet boats depart daily, year-round, from PIER 39.
California Academy of Sciences
The new innovative building will feature exciting exhibits including a 90 foot diameter Rainforest dome, the ever popular Swamp, the Foucault Pendulum, California Coast Marine Sanctuary and many many more.
Option Ticket - Choice between:
de Young Museum
Originally founded in 1895 in the Golden Gate Park, this cherished attraction has been re-built into a new state of the art facility designed by the renowned Swiss architecture firm Herzog and de Meuroon and Fong&Chan architects in San Francisco. The new de Young showcases priceless collection of American art from the 17th to the 20th century and art of the native Americas, Africa and Pacific.
Please note: If travelers choose the Legion of Honor AND deYoung Museum option, both museums must be visited on the same day.
Option Ticket - choose between:
Aquarium of the Bay
Explore the wonders of San Francisco Bay as you walk through Aquarium of the Bay's 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels surrounded by 20,000 of the bay's most fascinating marine animals. Touch live leopard sharks, bat rays, and an amazing variety of tide pool animals. Aquarium of the Bay is an adventure you're sure to remember.
ORMonterey Bay Aquarium
You must present a paper voucher for this tour. We will email a link to access and print your voucher at the Lead Travelers email address. ?
On the day of travel you can present a printed or an electronic voucher (e-Voucher) for this tour/activity – whichever is most convenient for you!
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send an email with a link to your Viator Shore Excursions voucher(s). You can either print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel. Or, if you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your voucher on your Smartphone or tablet on the day of travel.
On the day of travel the Lead Traveler must present a paper voucher in order to redeem this tour/activity.
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send an email with a link to your Viator Shore Excursions voucher(s). Simply print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel, along with the Lead Traveler's photo ID. If you fail to present a printed copy of this voucher, you will be refused service and/or admission to the activity you have purchased. Viator will not refund, credit or otherwise compensate you for failure to present a printed copy of your voucher on the day of travel.
On the day of travel you can present a paper or electronic voucher for this tour/activity, or you can simply present the Lead Traveler's Photo ID. Our supplier has your reservation on file and only requires proof of identity (valid photo ID for the Lead Traveler) on the day of travel.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
Reviewed by Rick M, September 2010
Reviewed by Barbara jean P, March 2013
Great value pass - saved so much money using the Muni transport pass. SF great place to visit, Academy of Sciences amazing and visit to Alcatraz excellent and very informative and interesting.
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