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San Francisco Urban Adventure and Alcatraz Tour

From US$175.00
Highlights
  • See San Francisco landmarks and Alcatraz island on one convenient combo tour
  • Take an exciting, open-air urban safari with entertaining commentary
  • Learn at your own relaxed pace with a self-guided audio tour of The Rock
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San Francisco Urban Adventure and Alcatraz Tour
From US$175.00
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Tour departs at 9:40am
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Overview
Get two exciting San Francisco experiences in one convenient half-day excursion. Perfect for travelers short on time, this small-group combo tour includes hotel pickup. Hit the streets for an urban safari to landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks, then switch gears—and modes of transportation—and cruise to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz for a self-guided audio tour.
What to Expect
A custom-made safari-style truck with open-air seating picks you up at your San Francisco hotel. You’ll then travel through the city on an urban adventure visiting landmarks like the iconic Art Deco Golden Gate Bridge, Sutro Tower, and the history-rich Golden Gate Park. Along the way, listen to insightful and amusing commentary from your guide while getting a sense of the character of the city’s diverse neighborhoods.

Then, catch a ferry from Pier 33 to Alcatraz. During the 15-minute cruise, see the city skyline and Fisherman’s Wharf from the water. On the island, spend as much time as you like (budget about 2.5 hours) exploring the former federal prison known as The Rock at your own speed with an audio tour. When you’re ready to return to the city, take one of the ferries that leaves every 30 to 40 minutes.
Reviews (100)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2019
More than just Alcatraz

We had been advised by everyone to book a trip to Alcatraz in advance of our holiday so that is what we requested our holiday company to do. We were very suprised when the paperwork arrived that we were on a morning tour in advance....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 27 January 2019
Great tour

Eric was an amazing guide, you get a lot closer to the real San Francisco , if there is something special you woul like he will try an accomodate, great small group tour, took us to a great place for lunch. Open side small bus/Ute...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paulbrown220613
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile
Amazing Tour of an Amazing City

I would highly recommend this tour while you are visiting "The City". The tour guide Eric was fantastic - extremely friendly, knowledgeable, professional and entertaining! The transport itself is interestingly different and fits in with the vibe of the city perfectly. The van is open...More

Thank Lairec
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile
Excellent day out

The tour of San Francisco including a trip to Alcatraz was great fun. Eric our tour guide took us to places you would not normally see and was a fountain of information. It was good to be on an open sided 4WD and not a...More

Thank gillkeithclements
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile
Best city tour in the USA

Had a great day touring around San Francisco and then out to Alcatraz. The small tour allows you to feel connected to the city and get to know all on the tour. The lunch spot was perfect. Thanks Eric for a great day

Thank Janine C
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Hi. We got picked up at 9.30 and got dropped off about 1.30 for the Alcatraz boat. It's a covered open sided jeep that seats 8 people so your pick up time depends on who else has booked. It rained the day we took it so the... More
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