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  2. California
  3. San Francisco
  4. Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco: Sunset Bike Tour and Alcatraz 2-Day Tour

Product ID: 45452
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Visit the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry. Experience the beauty of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge at sunset. This 12-mile guided bike tour takes you on a route that ensures amazing views of the city's most famous landmarks and landscapes.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

Select participants and date:

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the world-famous Alcatraz Island and discover its unique history
  • Ride past San Francisco’s famous piers, the Palace of Fine Arts, and the Presidio
  • Cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge on a lane reserved especially for cyclists
  • Marvel at the spectacular views of the Pacific sunset
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 is automatically booked for the day before your Alcatraz excursion, however you may change your booking date and time as you wish up until 72 hours. On this guided bike ride you’ll follow a coastal route along the famous piers of San Francisco, by Crissy Field, and past Fort Point to the breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge. See the city in its best light, at sunset, and stop for photos whenever you like.

Ride across the Golden Gate Bridge on the west/ocean side, along the path that opens at 15:00 strictly for cyclists. Pedal along at leisure as you take in the incredible sight of the San Francisco skyline at dusk – definitely a view to remember!

Important Note: All bike tours take place 1 day prior to your selected Alcatraz departure. The date and time selected on your confirmation is for your Day 2 Alcatraz Tour.
Includes
  • Alcatraz Island and round-trip ferry ticket
  • 2.5-hour Alcatraz tour with audio guide
  • 3-hour bike tour
  • Guide
  • Full-day bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Front handlebar bag, rear rack, and lock
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Electric bike (available upon check-in for $35)
  • Damage insurance
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at 2661 Taylor Street.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Bike tours take place 1 day before your selected Alcatraz departure date, at 3:00 PM (November-February) or 4:00 PM (March-October)
• The date and time selected on your confirmation is for your Alcatraz tour
• Please contact the local partner 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 Cellhouse audio tour is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
• This tour is non-refundable after purchase
• Please provide the name of all participants when booking in order to
receive Alcatraz tickets. If incomplete information is provided you will
not get tickets, or receive a refund
• Electric bike available for $35, payable to the local partner on the date of travel
• Afternoon Alcatraz departure times are requested, and will be confirmed approximately 30 days before the departure date
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 33 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Bay City Bike Alcatraz

Product ID: 45452