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San Francisco City Tour with Alcatraz - Includes Official Alcatraz Tour

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    Stop At: Alcatraz Island, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133

    Alcatraz tour starts at 1:30pm at Alcatraz Landing Pier 33. Please arrive 45 minutes before departure to pick up Alcatraz tickets at ticket booth. Everyone over 18 must bring ID.

    Used as a federal prison between 1933-1966, Alcatraz housed some of the most dangerous criminals of the time, including Al Capone, James "Whitey" Bulger and George "Machine Gun" Kelly.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129

    90 minute City tour starts at 5pm. Meet at the Alcatraz Landing sign right next to the information booth.

    Don’t just believe the hype, come and see for yourself. The Golden Gate Bridge will leave you knowing why its been declared "one of the 10 wonders of the modern world.”

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133

    One of San Francisco's most popular destinations - from beautiful old shipyards, to Boudin's Bakery and the smell of fresh clam chowder, Fisherman's Wharf has it all.

    Pass By: North Beach, Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Voted as one of the USA's "ten great neighborhoods", North Beach is best known as the home of Little Italy. Delicious restaurants and authentic sidewalk cafes line the streets.

    Pass By: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108

    Boasting the largest Chinatown in the United States, this 24-block mecca is bustling with energy, amazing food, and unique and colorful shops that give this area its charm.

    Stop At: Fort Point National Historic Site, Long Ave & Marine Dr Building 999, San Francisco, CA 94129

    Located just beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point gives you a front row seat to the Bay and is a great photo stop. This former military fortification was used during WWII.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pacific Heights, 2356 Pine St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2715

    Pacific Heights is home to Billionaire's Row, featuring the estates of politicians, tech titans and other San Francisco celebrities (includes Mrs. Doubtfire house)!

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Alcatraz Landing, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
    Return Details
    Alcatraz Landing, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local, Professional guide
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Includes tickets to Alcatraz ($39.90 USD value) and self guided audio tour
    • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Confirmation and Alcatraz ferry time will be received at time of booking (it is also listed below)
    • Your tickets will be held at the Alcatraz box office for collection on the day of the tour
    • A current passport or any government issued photo i.d. is required to redeem Alcatraz tickets
    • May 2019 - 1:30pm departure time for Alcatraz
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 90 minute City tour starts at 5pm. Meet at Alcatraz Landing sign
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 12 September 2019

    Great tour in very small group in smart mini bus. Brendan was great fun and informative. Could go places the big tour buses couldn’t which gave a great insight into this beautiful city. Time to get out and take photos. Good personal communication and pick...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 612kareno
    Reviewed 10 September 2019

    After having visited Alcatraz on our own, we had a 1.5 hour car tour of SF city. Even if fast, the tour allows the visitor to have a better idea of the city and of things to visit. Brendan is very knowledgeable about all locations...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sissy70
    Reviewed 14 August 2019

    The city tour was perfect - just what we needed for a quick San Fran trip. We got to see the entire city and our tour guide, Brendan was SUPER knowledgeable about all things San Fran - it was awesome!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LS10426
    Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

    We really enjoyed our Alcatraz prison audio guided tour followed by a very professionally delivered guided tour of San Francisco by veteran tour guide Brendan. Thanks so much Brendan for such a great tour of your city!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank rver7
    Reviewed 29 June 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful tour with Brendan. He messaged me reminding me about our Alcatraz ticket pick up. Then gave us a wonderful 90 minute tour of San Francisco. It was small and personable. Thank you Brendan.

    Date of experience: June 2019
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