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San Francisco City Tour and Alcatraz Entrance Ticket Combo

Product ID: 120306
Alcatraz remains one of San Francisco's greatest landmarks and now you can experience its chilling allure for yourself. Packaged with the San Francisco City Tour, this Alcatraz combo features an award-winning cellular audio tour and round-trip boat ride.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
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Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian

Pickup included

Available from select hotels in San Francisco. If you are not staying at a hotel, please meet at the local partner's office at 478 Post St.
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

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  • Discover all the famous sights between the ocean & San Francisco Bay
  • Explore legendary neighborhoods like Fisherman's Wharf & Chinatown
  • See iconic landmarks such as painted ladies & Golden Gate Bridge
  • Listen to gripping stories of inmates like Capone & Stroud at Alcatraz
  • Enjoy views of the stunning San Francisco skyline from across the water
Full description
Enjoy an approximately 4-hour guided tour of San Francisco. At each stop, you’ll have the chance to get off the bus and see the sights. Along the way, your fully narrated tour will show you San Francisco as you’ve never seen it before.

Tour the city from the Bay to the Ocean, with photo stops at key locations. Enjoy great views and visit famous attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge. Stopping at Twin Peaks will give you a breathtaking 360-degree view of the city from 1000 feet above sea level.

Your tour will begin and end in Union Square but along the way, you will take in the superb vistas of Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay on this comprehensive half-day guided tour. Alcatraz Island remains one of San Francisco's greatest landmarks — and now you can experience its chilling allure for yourself.

Packaged with the Grand City Tour, this Alcatraz combo features an award-winning cellular audio tour and round-trip boat ride to ‘The Rock.’ Alcatraz Island Combo Tours require five days advance reservations (no day of Alcatraz combos available). This Grand City Tour and Alcatraz Package is simply a must-do for anyone visiting San Francisco for the first time.
  • Narrated bus tour of San Francisco (the audioguide is not available for the city tour)
  • Plenty of stops with photo opportunities
  • Comfortable air-conditioned buses with free Wi-Fi
  • Hotel pick up from select San Francisco hotels (if confirmed with reservations)
  • Alcatraz admission ticket including a ferry ride and Cellhouse audio tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
  • Transportation from Alcatraz pier back to your hotel

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Complimentary hotel pick-up is available for select San Francisco hotels with confirmation from the reservations staff. Please contact the local partner to confirm your pick up.
• Alcatraz tickets will be given upon check-in on the date of your tour departure
• The Cellhouse audio tour is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 135 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    3.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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City tour was good as they took us to places we properly would not have seen on our own. Alcatraz was great interesting and an experience but only that we needed to wait 1.5 hours for the ferry over as our city tour finished at 12 and the ferry to Alcatraz was at 1.30. We had no way of getting there earlier. Our ticket stated 1.30 and we were not allowed to get the next ferry. It was a cold day, so standing around was not fun!!! If it was in summer or other seasons of the year maybe but in winter not such a great idea.

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January 17, 2020

Alcatraz is Great; City Bus tour, not so much.

We purchased a bus tour and Alcatraz Island visit, it was the only way to get the Alcatraz tickets. The bus tour guide was informative but it is not a great way to see the city. Your are on a nice bus driving in the city, all you can do is peer out of the windows. Photos are nearly impossible to take, we did stop at Lands End, the Golden Gate Bridge out look and at the buffalo pen in Golden Gate park. I would prefer a Segway tour combination or some other tour options.

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July 11, 2019

Great tour

Great tour of Alcatraz - very interesting and a must see if you visit San Francisco! The city tour was wonderful - got to see areas that I would’ve never been able to see on my own since my stay was only for 3 days. The city tour guide was really informative & funny!

January 6, 2019

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Product ID: 120306