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Alcatraz Island and Guided City Tour

Product ID: 126344
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Explore the famous Alcatraz Island, once home to Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, and the Birdman, Then take a guided tour of San Francisco's main highlights including famous neighborhoods such as Haight-Ashbury, Chinatown, and Nob Hill.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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  • Drive over the famous Golden Gate Bridge and Vista Point View
  • Make 4 stops to photograph and explore
  • Take a fully-guided San Francisco sightseeing tour
  • Explore the famous and historical Alcatraz Island
Full description
Following pickup, enjoy a 30-minute tour of San Francisco's waterfront where you will see notable landmarks such as Embarcadero, Levi’s Plaza, and Fisherman's Wharf. Enjoy a brief coffee break at the Ferry Building.

Next, make your way to Pier 33 where you’ll board the ferry to start your Alcatraz Island tour. Listen to an audio presentation featuring recordings of inmates and guards that worked and inhabited the island. Enjoy 2-3 hours on "The Rock" where you will have time for a guided tour and some free time to explore. 

Take one of the late-morning ferries to San Francisco so you can join for the afternoon portion of your day tour. Cruise along San Francisco’s waterfront and the Marina District, and then visit the Palace of Fine Arts. Explore the culturally rich neighborhoods of San Francisco. Learn about what made the Haight-Ashbury, Mission, and Castro districts what they are today and why they’re important to so many. After a slow drive through Nob Hill and Chinatown, visit the charming Italian neighborhood of North Beach.

Finally, enjoy a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge and pause along the cliffs to admire the beautiful views of the “city by the bay”. Take in the spectacular beauty of Golden Gate Park before finishing your tour.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off for most hotels in downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf
  • Entry to Alcatraz Island
  • Round-trip transportation to Alcatraz Island
  • Guided city tour
  • Local guest services assistance
  • WiFi onboard
  • Four photo stops
  • Golden Gate Bridge crossing toll
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks

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Important information
What to bring
  • Child safety seat
Know before you go
• Please bring a safety seat for all children under the age of 8 or 4.75 feet (about 1.45 meters) in height
• If you do not provide the names of all participants in your group when booking, you will not receive your Alcatraz tickets. In this case, you will not get a refund
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Product ID: 126344