A San Francisco Explorer Pass is a multi-attraction pass that includes admission to your choice of 4 San Francisco attractions for one low price.
Instantly on your mobile device and via email. Just print out your pass or display it right on your mobile device.
You'll get a guide with hours of operation and directions for each attraction, and a map to help plan your itinerary.
No. Passes include admission to each attraction; no need to pay anything at the gate. Some attractions may offer upgrades or special exhibits for an additional fee.
Nope, choose as you go. The pass is good for any combination of the number of attractions you purchased.
Child passes are for ages 3–12. Most attractions are free for children under 3.
Instantly on your smart phone and via email!
Easy: simply visit your first attraction!
You bet! Feel free to visit the attractions any time of the day as long as they are open or operating.
You'll have a full year from the day you purchase your passes to receive a full refund, as long as they are unused. However, the passes are non-refundable once they're activated.
Compare the price of the pass to the gate prices of the attractions you want to visit to see how much you can save. Many customers save more than 50%. Or, check out some real savings examples from Go City Card customers to see how much they actually saved!
We give you the flexibility to create your own itinerary and choose the attractions you want to visit depending on your interests.
For inspiration, check out some of our sample itineraries, insider tips, and more for info on all the fun things to do in San Francisco so you can make the most of your time here.
No. Your pass includes only one visit per attraction.
Of course! With instant digital delivery, you can purchase and access passes right on your mobile device. Or, visit one of our local purchase locations.
Yes. You have one year from the date of purchase to begin using your pass. After one year, it will expire.
This symbol indicates that an attraction requires reservations.
Some attractions require a credit card to hold a reservation. In these cases, your credit card will not be charged unless you do not show up for your reservation.
Your San Francisco Explorer Pass may be used for a 1-day Muni Visitor Passport, which includes a full day of unlimited rides on the cable cars, muni trains, and muni buses. However, be sure to pick up your passport prior to boarding. There are two locations to do this — one in Fisherman's Wharf and one in Union Square. Both are just a short walk from the cable car boarding locations.
No. The Escape from the Rock Cruise option does not include a visit to Alcatraz Island but does circle the island and include a narrated account of the most feared institution in the American penal system.
There’s no catch. San Francisco Explorer Pass has a partnership with all of the participating attractions to make your visit to San Francisco as memorable as possible and to help you save time and money.
No. The San Francisco Explorer Pass is non-transferrable and may not be re-sold.
While we do our best to ensure that all attractions are available, events happen that are out of our control. The great thing about a San Francisco Explorer Pass is that there are so many attractions to choose from. If an attraction is closed, or cannot be visited for some reason, we know you'll find a fun alternative in your guidebook!
Please feel free to call us at (866) 628‑9028 and we’ll be happy to help you!