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Full-Day Guided Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz provided by Extranomical Tours

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Full-Day Guided Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz

Full-Day Guided Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz
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Tour snapshot
Enjoy views of the San Francisco waterfront from the Alcatraz ferry
Duration:
7–8 hours
Hotel pickup offered
Group size:
37
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
About
Explore San Francisco in one day on a small-group tour of Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, Land’s End, the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park, and a long list of famous neighborhoods. Coordinated transport and tickets mean you can cover far more ground than you could on your own, with guaranteed ferry tickets to Alcatraz Island—a popular attraction that often sells out.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Bus tour travels through top neighborhoods and Golden Gate Park
  • Take photos of the Golden Gate Bridge from Battery Godfrey
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at hotels in selected areas
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Highlights
  • Bus tour travels through top neighborhoods and Golden Gate Park
  • Take photos of the Golden Gate Bridge from Battery Godfrey
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at hotels in selected areas
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2402P21
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup from most hotels in downtown San Francisco, but do not pick up outside SF city limits
  • Expert guide and commentary
  • Transportation to/from attractions (vehicle depends on group size)
  • Free Wifi on vehicle
  • Round-trip ferry from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island (US$41.00 value)
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Child safety seat for children under 8 years old or 4' 9" (1.4 meters) required
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation back to hotel after Alcatraz
Duration
7–8 hours
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • For Hilton Union Square - meet at the Mason street entrance (Eastern entrance). For other locations, please meet outside hotel main doors. If your hotel is not listed, please select Hilton Union Square or Hotel Zephyr Fisherman's Wharf or alternatively add your hotel and we will provide the closest pick-up location. You will be provided your exact pick-up location and time upon confirmation. Please always refer to the providers confirmation.
  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA Meet at the Mason street entrance (Eastern entrance). Please check your email confirmation from Extranomical Tours or contact the provider to confirm your pick-up details
  • Hotel Zephyr, 250 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA Please meet outside hotel main doors. Please check your email confirmation from Extranomical Tours or contact the provider to confirm your pick-up details.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • California law requires tour guests to bring a car safety seat for all children under 8 years and under 4' 9" (1.4 meters) in height. Any guest that does not provide their child's safety seat at the time of the tour and does not inform the tour operator in advance may not be allowed to board the tour and will not be subject to refund.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Exact destinations & itinerary may differ due to weather, road conditions, and the guide's discretion.
  • For hotel pickups, if your hotel is not listed, please select the Hilton Union Square at 333 O'Farrell Street (the meeting point is outside the Mason Street entrance).
  • City Tour will last approx 4-5 hours and allow approx 3 hours for Alcatraz
  • Please note, Alcatraz departure time varies. You will be notified of the confirmed time closer to your departure date. Allow for extra time between the two tours
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Government issued ID is required to redeem your Alcatraz tickets
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 37 travellers
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup from most hotels in downtown San Francisco, but do not pick up outside SF city limits
  • Expert guide and commentary
  • Transportation to/from attractions (vehicle depends on group size)
  • Free Wifi on vehicle
  • Round-trip ferry from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island (US$41.00 value)
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Child safety seat for children under 8 years old or 4' 9" (1.4 meters) required
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation back to hotel after Alcatraz
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • For Hilton Union Square - meet at the Mason street entrance (Eastern entrance). For other locations, please meet outside hotel main doors. If your hotel is not listed, please select Hilton Union Square or Hotel Zephyr Fisherman's Wharf or alternatively add your hotel and we will provide the closest pick-up location. You will be provided your exact pick-up location and time upon confirmation. Please always refer to the providers confirmation.
  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA Meet at the Mason street entrance (Eastern entrance). Please check your email confirmation from Extranomical Tours or contact the provider to confirm your pick-up details
  • Hotel Zephyr, 250 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA Please meet outside hotel main doors. Please check your email confirmation from Extranomical Tours or contact the provider to confirm your pick-up details.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
7–8 hours
Return details
  • Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA You will need to make your own way back to your hotel after Alcatraz.
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • California law requires tour guests to bring a car safety seat for all children under 8 years and under 4' 9" (1.4 meters) in height. Any guest that does not provide their child's safety seat at the time of the tour and does not inform the tour operator in advance may not be allowed to board the tour and will not be subject to refund.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Exact destinations & itinerary may differ due to weather, road conditions, and the guide's discretion.
  • For hotel pickups, if your hotel is not listed, please select the Hilton Union Square at 333 O'Farrell Street (the meeting point is outside the Mason Street entrance).
  • City Tour will last approx 4-5 hours and allow approx 3 hours for Alcatraz
  • Please note, Alcatraz departure time varies. You will be notified of the confirmed time closer to your departure date. Allow for extra time between the two tours
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Government issued ID is required to redeem your Alcatraz tickets
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 37 travellers
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Alcatraz Island
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
    Pass by
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Golden Gate Bridge
  • 2
    Battery Godfrey
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Bison Paddock
    Cable Car Stop
    The Castro
    Chinatown
    San Francisco City Hall
    Cliff House
    Coit Tower
    Crissy Field
    de Young Museum
    Murphy Windmill
    The Embarcadero
  • 3
    Ferry Building Marketplace
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Fort Point National Historic Site
    Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience
    Golden Gate Park
    Conservatory of Flowers
    Grace Cathedral
    Haight-Ashbury
    Japanese Tea Garden
  • 4
    Lands End
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Lands End Lookout
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Little Italy
    North Beach
    Lombard Street
    Mission District
    Nob Hill
    Ocean Beach
    Oracle Park
    Pacific Heights
  • 6
    Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Pier 39
    Presidio of San Francisco
    Richmond District
    Salesforce Tower
    San Francisco Bay
    San Francisco Bay Bridge
    Spreckels Lake
    Stow Lake
  • 7
    Sutro Baths
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Telegraph Hill
    Panhandle - Golden Gate Park
    Transamerica Pyramid
    Union Square
    Van Ness Avenue
  • You'll end at
    Pier 33
    San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
    You will need to make your own way back to your hotel after Alcatraz.
    See address & details
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acykovalenko
1 contribution
Great day in San Francisco! We got picked up on time at our hotel and had a terrific city tour first. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and fun. We had plenty of time to take photos at multiple stops during the tour. Then we had a lovely lunch in the Fisherman’s Wharf, don’t forget to check out the sea lions! Alcatraz cruise was great. The audio tour of the island was easy to follow and engaging. If you want to see all the main highlights in SF in one day, this tour is for you! Highly recommend it!
Written 6 April 2021
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GaryAlan2019
Welcome to SF! We love our city and happy to show it off to visitors. Take care and travel safe!
Written 7 April 2021
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Tatiana K
Honolulu, HI3 contributions
It was a well -organized tour. We had our Alcatraz cruize in the morning;it's a self-guided tour. For the city bus tour we had a cool driver.We took many good photos, thanks to him. He gave us some recommendation for the next few days as well.
Written 4 April 2021
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GaryAlan2019
We are so happy to be showing off our wonderful city again. Konstantine loved having you on his tour. All the best.
Written 7 April 2021
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Al D
Cockeysville, MD8 contributions
Couples
Some of the info on the website is wrong regarding times of the trip and it sure messed us up. Call them when you're planning your trip. The website said we'd start at 7:30 but it was more like 10. We did nothing in the morning other than wait for the Alcatraz boat ride at 11+. The tour of SF didn't really start til 3:30. We had dinner plans and had to cut it short. None of that was explained on the tour description. Again, call them for better details.
Written 20 August 2018
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Katie Jule
1 contribution
Couples
Apart from Alcatraz, this tour was a huge disappointment and a complete waste of our only full day in San Francisco. The tour guide drove us around the city, but was just talking the whole time- it was information overload. Not to mention the microphone he was talking/yelling/mumbling into gave me a headache. I could hardly understand what he was saying the majority of the time and most people on the bus fell asleep. I thought we would have stops along the way that would allow us to take photos, but after Alcatraz we only had one stop for a restroom break at a coffee shop “That might be closed”. I couldn’t believe it. The tour guide had just mentioned a hundred great coffee places and restaurants, but decided to stop at one that possibly might be closed?!? Needless to say it was. I overheard a few people say “can we just get an Uber home”. My husband and I ended up doing just that. I never write bad reviews, but I would hate for another person to waste limited time in San Francisco on this terrible tour. I would recommend going to Alcatraz and if you want to see the city pick another tour company. I hear Big Bus are good.
Written 30 December 2019
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DFD
1 contribution
Family
Firstly how is a small group tour 36 people?

Driver was 15minutes late at pick up point and this was dispite having confirmed the time on two occasions!

Constantine was our guide for the 4hr tour

I have taken many tours over the years and in many cities across the globe. I do know SF very well! (I was on this tour with my friends who hadn’t visited before)
The route planning was questionable with changes constantly being made! Timings were erratic for stop off photo opportunities.
The guide didn’t have a lot of knowledge of the city and would point out the most bizarre points of interest
“Oh there’s an Irish pub” “oh not it isn’t”
What happened to the local history of each district?
His knowledge and background on the parks were informative, and that’s about it!
My party all felt that the tour was a waste of time!
Would I pay to take this tour again? Absolutely not nor would I recommend it to any visitor.
Written 31 December 2019
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ManyConferences
Bowling Green KY262 contributions
Friends
The tour itself of SF after Alcatraz was great! It was just unfortunate that during our pick up in the morning (3 different pu times given) and then we wasted time with stops no one was interested in prior to arriving at the pier. Worst it was only when I asked our driver if we would be continuing with him after the Alcatraz tour onto the SF tour, we were told in passing that our afternoon tour time had changed from 1:40pm to 3:pm. We were scheduled to fly out later that night and were concerned about making our shuttle. I called the office and was told they would have to check with a manager since my tickets were non-refundable. I was then told they would call me back in ten minutes. I never got a call back but as we were being dropped off at Alcatraz the driver informed the group the tour would begin at 1:40pm. No one in our small group had been told of the change. Alcatraz was wonderful but that had nothing to do with the tour. Our afternoon tour of SF was wonderful our driver/tour guide Tyana was great and it made up for the morning distress. So the question really is we paid 129.00 per person times 3 equals $387.00 for this total day tour an Alcatraz tickets bought separately are only $40. so was it worth it - still not sure.
Written 22 June 2019
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Theresa M
12 contributions
Took the tour yesterday.
The driver/guide arrived right on time at the designated pick up. The morning was all Alcatraz (must see) and after we lunched on our own we went to the designated pick up location for the afternoon driving tour through points of interest in San Fran. Tyana, our guide, was outstanding and took us to all the tourist spots as well as neighborhoods that really gave you an understanding of the personality of San Fran. She provided quirky and interesting stories and facts that ranged from music history, current and past politics, and cultural history that shaped what the city is today. She allowed time to get out of the van at photo op spots that were uncrowded with stunning views.
Could not say enough about this tour. Worth every cent! Thank You Tyana and Extranomical tours. Can’t wait to come back to San Fran!
Written 13 June 2019
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Neil H
Southport, UK45 contributions
This tour had everything you wanted to know about San Francisco. The tour guide Tony showed us around, he was excellent, and his little personal anecdotes made for a special day. Thanks, Tony.
Written 11 June 2019
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Rachie
Australian Capital Territory, Australia20 contributions
Picked up on time from very close to our hotel and head to Alcatraz. we then lined up and boarded the ferry and had a audio tour of Alcatraz. after this we were picked up again and saw many more attractions and got some interesting facts about San Fran. Really great tour with a knowledgeable guide.
Written 25 November 2019
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GaryAlan2019
What a great day-- Alcatraz and all the highlights of the City. Thanks so much for touring with us, let's do it again soon.
Written 9 December 2019
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NikkiLivermore
Half Moon Bay, CA12 contributions
We were picked up (a little late) at the Hilton downtown then dropped off for an audio tour of Alcatraz which was brilliant. We then met up with Tiana again in the afternoon for a thoroughly entertaining tour of San Francisco. Tiana was very knowledgeable and accommodating, she really made the tour a success for us.
Written 9 June 2019
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