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Tickets for Alcatraz Island & City Sightseeing Tour

Get the ultimate San Francisco sightseeing experience and a tour of Alcatraz

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Overview
Starting time
About 09:00
Duration
All day
Highlights
  • Enjoy a tour around San Francisco's biggest highlights, including photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • See some of the city's most vibrant and colorful districts like Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf
  • Finish off your sightseeing adventure with a ferry ride to the history-packed Alcatraz Island
Description

This ticket will whisk you around the city of San Francisco for a sightseeing odyssey in an air-conditioned motorcoach, before taking you on a cruise across the San Francisco Bay to the infamous Alcatraz Island. Wander around the eerie former prison with an engrossing audio guide, and hear stories from former inmates, would-be escapees, prison guards, and more.

Hop aboard a comfy air-conditioned sightseeing coach at San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf, and wave to the lumbering sea lions as you set off on an adventure across the hilly Northern California metropolis.

Drive through a colorful collection of San Francisco's most picturesque neighborhoods, rugged coastal scenery, and distinct districts like Chinatown, Union Square, Cliff House/Ocean Beach, Fisherman's Wharf.

You can hop out to stretch your legs and take some photos at iconic locations such as Civic San Francisco City Hall, Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Twin Peaks (weather permitting).

After snapping the appropriate amount of Golden Gate Bridge selfies and posing with daisy chain necklaces at Golden Gate Park, it's time for a healthy dose of dark tourism! Board a ferry and whirr across the Bay for a brief stint at the one and only Alcatraz Island.

With waves crashing, birds circling, and sharks patrolling unseen, you know you're in for an atmospheric experience! A 45-minute Cell House audio tour will immerse you in the dark history of Alcatraz, the gripping stories of audacious breakout attempts, and the daily grind behind bars at Al Capone's former home.

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What's included
Grand City Tour in a luxury motor coach with live narration in English and photo stops of up to 20 minutes at Twin Peaks (weather permitting), the Civic Center, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, and other sights
Ferry to Alcatraz Island, entrance, and 45-minute self-guided Cell House audio tour, available in various languages
Local taxes
Gratuities (optional)
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entrance fee to museums
Instructions
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Tower Tours Main Office
288 Beach Street, Corner of Mason Street, Fisherman's Wharf, 94133, San Francisco
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Alcatraz
San Francisco
  • Please show your smartphone voucher at the Tower Tours Main Office at the time confirmed by the supplier. Make sure to be on time!
  • Important: You must present a government issued photo ID to pick up your Alcatraz Ferry tickets
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Ratings & reviews
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Sep 3, 2019
My visit to Alcatraz Island & City Sightseeing Tour was awesome. I will definitely recommend the tour. Great customer service.
Jul 26, 2019
Great tour, well worth it. My wife and I really enjoyed it. Really glad we did it. Rs
Aug 22, 2019
Es war eine großartige Tour. Einfach nur Perfekt.

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