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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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9:40am DepartureMost Popular
Tour departs at 9:40am
US$175.00
9:05am Departure
Tour departs at 9:05am
US$175.00
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 (96)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 6 days ago
A great day out !

Great round trip of SF - real good taste of the areas if you wanted to explore further. Eric is a great and personable guide - with dodgy jokes ! - but good local knowledge and insights. Highly recommended.

Thank Haydn N
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile
SF tours

Really enjoyed this tour, very worthwhile, Eric is a great host, very knowledgeable, covered a lot of San Francisco and discovered some interesting nuggets of information. Highly recommended!

1  Thank James T
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile
Great tour!

Eric was a wealth of knowledge and was an absolutely amazing host for the morning! We definitely got to experience the highlights of San Francisco on our morning with him before heading off to the Alcatraz tour for the afternoon! Eric's attitude and enthusiasm for...More

Thank Natika H
Reviewed 21 August 2018
brilliant day!

Eric was great, he took us through San Francisco, stopping at the Golden gate bridge and fort and twin peaks and an excellent lunch stop. He was very informative and entertaining, being in a small group was great and he soon learnt everyone's names. As...More

Thank deb47Surrey
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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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