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Group of 6 people with only a few days in SF....this covered everything ! The City Tour was very informative and the bus guide excellent.
Alcatraz visit was a self guided tour with headphones,return ferry ride.
Short walk to pickup and Ferry Pier was also close walk to our Fisherman's Wharf Hotel.
Awesome tour! Gives you a varied tour of the city and the tour guide was really informative and interesting!
The tour was wonderful. Our driver and tour guide Kenneth knew everything about San Francisco and had a great sense of humour. I would recommend this tour to all age groups. If we had not booked this tour we would have missed the best of San Francisco.
Everything went very smooth. No delay, very well organized. We learned a lot about SF despite we are local.
We really had fun. Our bus driver / tour guide was terrific!
First we booked with pickup at our hotel and he was absolutely on time.Driver was good to understand (We're from Germany). We had 4 days in SFO only and if you ain't familar with SFO or if you ain't good by feet you should take this tour. Also you'll get things to see and to hear which you won't see/hear if you go for yourself. We didn't regret to do this, it was worth it. Regards to Super Sightseeing Tours SFO!
We took the bus early in the morning to Muir Woods. We were the first bus there, so it was very peaceful and magical in the woods. Our driver, Kenneth, did a superb job narrating along the way and even sang a song or two. If Whitney Houston were still with us, she'd have to keep an eye out for Kenneth...but, I digress. Then it was off to Sausalito where our family had lunch at "Spinnakers" on the water. We dined on great food while watching the sailboats float by. It wasn't cheap, but I thought it was worth it. Then we headed back to "Frisco" (please note: apparently the locals hate it when we use this moniker) to head over to Alcatraz via ferry. The audio tour on Alcatraz is top notch. It was an interesting tour that really gave you a sense of day-to-day life on Alcatraz with a few jailbreaks mixed in. Our family of 5 (kids ages 11, 15 and 17) all enjoyed this trip aside from some in-fighting amongst the children in Muir Woods. The woods would have been much more peaceful and magical at times without the children.
The tour was great. Very informative city tour especially if it's your first time in San Francisco. You can return to places you liked later. Alcatraz tour was just great. Recommended for everybody. We traveled with teenage girls and they loved it !
Great tour, Alcatraz was such an interesting place and the tour is so well organised, City tour was great to get your bearings too.
3 hours of amazing views and information from Mr San Francisco, our driver Greg. He narrated the whole tour unscripted and made it a fantastic experience. To top of a great day, the visit to Alcatraz was just brilliant.
Reply by Viator, April 2013
Doing what: Jail and Sail: Half-Day Tour of San Francisco Bay
Alcatraz,what a place. We enjoyed the audio tour very much,it really made the visit real. The sunset cruise was different,as there was heavy cloud cover and rain. We did enjoy the cruise though,seeing the Golden Gate Bridge from the water,and the Bay Bridge lit up was awesome. The buffet was superb,anyone taking this tour don't eat before going on board
Alcatraz is a don't miss. The self-guided audio tour really gives you a good idea of what life was like for the inmates and officers. The scenery was stunning. The San Francisco City tour gave a really good overview of the neighborhoods and sightseeing opportunities available in the city.
I would highly recommend this tour for anyone interested in getting the most out of their San Francisco trip. Alcatraz was my favorite part, but that's not to say that Muir Woods and Sausalito were not fantastic as well! Tour guide was funny, friendly and very knowledgeable of everything we saw. 5 stars well deserved!
Reply by Viator, April 2013
Doing what: San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Ticket and Alcatraz Tour
A must do if in San Francisco, we were there for 3 days and because of this ticket managed to see and do all that we wanted. Recommended
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