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Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour provided by Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours

Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Washington Square
    Stop: 3 minutes
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    Pass by
    Coit Tower
    Transamerica Pyramid
  • 3
    Ferry Building Marketplace
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    The Embarcadero
  • 4
    Oracle Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
  • 5
    Clarion Alley Murals
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Mission District
  • 6
    Mission Dolores Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    The Castro
    Duboce Triangle
  • 7
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Panhandle - Golden Gate Park
  • 8
    Alamo Square
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    Hayes Valley
    Civic Center
    Aquatic Park
  • 9
    2661 Taylor St
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 10
    Alcatraz Island
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Important Information
Departure Point
2661 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA San Francisco Pier 33 - Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA, USA
4–7 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Round-trip ferry to and from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island (US$39.90 value)
  • Self-Guided Audio walking tour of Alcatraz Island (available in multiple languages)
  • Guided bike tour with professional Tour Guide
  • Insiders view to all of the hidden gems and rich history along this one-of-a-kind bike ride
  • Current Year model Beyond Cloud Electric bike, outfitted with front handlebar bag, map & map holder, water Helmet and lock included
  • Coffee stop & lunch stop along the way (lunch not included)
  • Bonus bike rental after guided tour
  • Optional bike drop-off at midway point (drop-off fee not included)
  • Entry/Admission - Fisherman's Wharf
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional tour guide gratuity
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Optional mid-way point bike drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes, water and sunscreen are recommended; dress in layers as weather is likely to change quickly
  • Rates are the same for all people ages 13 of years or older
  • Alcatraz Tour
  • The date you book is the date you will visit Alcatraz Island
  • With a reservation, guests will be given a precise Alcatraz departure time; times are published roughly one month to tour date (if booking in advance will be sent in additional emails), Once on the island, guests may leave at any time as ferries depart every 30 to 40 minutes; the last departing ferry is usually 6:30pm.
  • The Alcatraz date cannot be adjusted after booking
  • All travelers first and last names are required upon booking
  • For security purposes, a government-issued photo ID is required for all guests to board the Alcatraz ferry
  • Self-Guided Audio guided tour lasts between 2.5- 3 hours
  • Alcatraz audio tour is available in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Mandarin, Portuguese and Korean
  • Alcatraz voucher and a valid photo ID for all travelers will be required to pick up your Alcatraz tickets at Pier 33
  • Your bike tour will be reserved for the day before your Alcatraz trip.
  • Your Guided bike tour starts in Fisherman’s Wharf and takes you through the city of SF, the best way- on an e-bike!
  • Electric Bike Tour is 15 miles and lasts up to 4 hours
  • There is a midway drop-off for those who would like a shorter tour (drop-off fee not included)
  • Credit card with ID (one per party) is required to be on file for a security deposit
  • Bike helmets are provided and recommended
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Kris DP wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Nice bike tour seeiing most of the city in an easy and accessibkle way guided by Adam. The guide was full of the city and showed an extensive knowledge. Tx for the Nice experience.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from ReservationsDesk, Manager at Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour
Responded 15 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, it means a lot to us! I am so glad that your family enjoyed the Streets of San Francisco Electric Bike Tour, and that you found the tour easy and accessible! Thanks for the recommendation and I hope you can come back and visit us again soon. Thanks again, Ashley
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Wanderman459 wrote a review Mar 2019
2 contributions
Recently did an Alcatraz & Streets of San Francisco tour package. The first day I visited the wonderful folks at the Taylor Street tour center. The manager and entire team made my experience so special. The staff is super knowledgeable. We departed for this tour on brand new
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Response from BikeRentalManager, Guest Relations Manager at Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour
Responded 27 Mar 2019
Hi Wanderman, Thank you for coming down to Bay City Bike at Bay street. We are so glad you enjoyed our tour and the great people that make Bay City Bike a great company. We look forward to having you back! From the Team at Bay City Bike!
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Diana H wrote a review Mar 2019
Buckeye, Arizona23 contributions6 helpful votes
Made my reservation for this tour since it was the only way to get Alcatraz tix on short notice. Glad I did. The e-bike tour with Steve was more than I expected. The ride was easy with the electric bike and saw many parts of the city with a history lesson. Never would of
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from BikeRentalManager, Public Relations Manager at Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour
Responded 14 Mar 2019
Hi Diana, We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with Steve and had a great experience. Our packages are a great way to see the city through a knowledgeable tour guide as well as Alcatraz. We look forward to seeing you again! Best, The Team at Bay City Bikes.
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tom1909 wrote a review Sep 2018
Des Plaines, Illinois127 contributions42 helpful votes
One and this is VERY IMPORTANT, if you plan on visiting Alcatraz I strongly suggest that you order tickets online at least 2 months, YES 2 MONTHS before your trip. I waited about 5 weeks before this trip and could not get tickets, I tried all the different tours they had to
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Date of experience: August 2018
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About the operator

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By: Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours
Save money and book when you get there, price around.
They were not at address listed, walked to new address and they were shuttered up. I had to call them and wait. The
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Great tour and guide!!
Adam was the best tour guide! He really enjoys giving the tour and made us enjoy and see things we wouldnt have see
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So much fun!
Eli was the best tour guide!! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and he even took some great pictures of us. We rented
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Great experience!
The electric bikes were so easy to use! I was a little nervous because I had never used one before, but Andy explai
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Bob W
Great experience on a bike
Adam, our guide loves The City and shows. He gives a great historical perspective of the landmarks we saw on our ri
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Bike Rental
The staff was helpful with deciding bike routes and provided bikes which were clean and in good condition!
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Great ride!
We had a great experience with this rental shop. The staff were so helpful and the process was quick and easy. It w
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Stephen B
Golden Gate Guided Tour
Well organised, friendly and knowledgeable staff. The tour catered for everyone's needs and was very informative. W
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Monty P
Great location, selection of bikes, and price
One of the bikes we rented, got a flat tire a few miles away from the store. They drove their truck over and droppe
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Great Experience
Super easy and fun! We walked into the shop and were helped right away. The staff was very friendly. We rode our bi
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A must for any visitor
All staff were friendly and helpful. Kevin our guide made sure we were all happy with our bikes and explained the t
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Thumbs up
They gave us great directions to ride across San Francisco bridge and great directions for nice places to eat :)
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February getaway
Excellent tour over the Golden gate. Our guide was very informative and pleasant. Made the the experience extremely
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Bike Location
A very good moment for visiting San Francisco (Golden Gate ...) and nice personal (Andy). I recomand.
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Absolutely Awesome, no kidding !
Fantastic tour!!! I was the only one who rode back rather than ferry back, glad I did (My tour guide was also amazi
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–7 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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