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Alcatraz Ticket & Streets of San Francisco E-Bike Tour

Product ID: 45451
Enjoy 2 tours in 2 days with this Alcatraz and bike tour package. Explore the urban side of San Francisco on a guided e-bike tour through 8 of the city’s districts. The following day, visit the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry and discover its history.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

Select participants and date:



  • Visit the world-famous Alcatraz Island and discover its unique history
  • Ride along a custom, flat route through the urban side of San Francisco
  • Stop at one of San Francisco's famous food trucks for lunch
  • Explore 8 of the city's unique districts
Full description
Cross San Francisco Bay on a journey to the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry. This world-famous prison served as a federal penitentiary from 1934 to 1963 and housed infamous criminals like Al Capone and Robert Stroud, the Birdman. Take the award-winning 45-minute Cellhouse audio tour and hear the tales of those who lived in Alcatraz. This tour brings history alive through the recounting of tales from correctional officers and prisoners.

Your bike tour will take place the previous day at 11:00. On this 4-hour bike tour you’ll explore the back alleys of North Beach’s Little Italy and have up-close views of the iconic Transamerica Pyramid Building. See Barbary Coast and San Francisco’s historic supper clubs. Find out how the neighborhoods have transformed from scandalous to sparkling. 

You’ll ride around the Giants’ Oracle ball park, and into the culturally rich Mission, Castro, and Haight Ashbury neighborhoods. See ever-changing street art and the locals that rule each area and make each community unique. 

Cruise Nopa and take in the charming Painted Ladies of Alamo Square before visiting the Civic Center. Ride through Polk Gulch, which is San Francisco’s original gay neighborhood, and finish your ride at Aquatic Park. The tour ends at festive Fisherman’s Wharf.

Important note: All bike tours take place one day prior to your selected Alcatraz departure. The date and time selected on your confirmation is for your Alcatraz tour on the second day.
  • Alcatraz ticket
  • Full-day, bonus bike rental after conclusion of guided tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Helmet and lock
  • Front handlebar bag and rear gear rack
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Damage insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

For your bike tour, redeem your voucher at 2661 Taylor Street. As the tour has an 11:00 AM guaranteed departure, riders are advised to arrive 30 minutes before scheduled departure. For the Alcatraz tour, redeem your voucher at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Guests are free to call the day before the tour for more information at 415-346-2453.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license
  • Credit card
Know before you go
• All bike tours take place one day prior to your selected Alcatraz departure. The date and time selected on your confirmation is for the Alcatraz tour on the second day. Please contact the local operator, if you would like to reschedule your bike tour for a different day. Due to National Park restrictions, Alcatraz reservations cannot be moved or rescheduled after purchase
• The Alcatraz and Bike Tour combination is non-refundable after purchase
• The Cellhouse audio tour is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
• You must provide the name of all participants during booking in order to receive Alcatraz tickets. If incomplete information is provided you will not get tickets, nor receive a refund
• Guests must be 13 or older to ride an electric bike
• Bike rental may require a credit card deposit or authorization at bike tour check-in
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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We had the good idea to book this bike ride through the city streets for our first day at SFO. We were thus able to familiarize ourselves more quickly with the geography and with the various aspects of the city which was very useful for the rest of our stay. Our guide Adam was keen to show us his attachment and his passion for his profession and his city. We had some minor problems with our bikes, but the electric assistance is good and very useful in the steep streets of SFO. A good introduction to the city. We recommend this walk to start your stay.

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October 5, 2019

Very nice bike tour and Alcatraz was too.

The house number of the meeting point for the e-bike tour was not correct. So we came under time pressure. But we reached the guide by phone, who gave us the right address. Well-run tour, but you have to think of the icy wind in SF. Dress warmly!!!! Alcatraz was also great.

March 28, 2018

Awesome !!

Super tour and super guide who regularly told us anecdotes about the places we crossed. Very good atmosphere in the group. Thank you very much we will recommend you to our friends without hesitation!

August 20, 2018

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Bay City Bike Alcatraz

Product ID: 45451