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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration:  Segway tour: 3 hours; Alcatraz: varies
See the best of San Francisco all in one exciting day with this Segway tour coupled with admission to Alcatraz. Get personalized guidance from your instructor during your morning Segway tour including Aquatic Park, Lombard Street, North Beach, Pier 39, and gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge and Coit Tower. Then, take the ferry to Alcatraz Island in late afternoon and enjoy the comprehensive audio tour of the notorious former prison at your own pace.

Highlights

  • Segway tour and audio tour of Alcatraz in San Francisco
  • Get admission to Alcatraz, a San Francisco must-do that often sells out far in advance
  • See top San Francisco attractions by Segway including Russian Hill, Lombard Street and North Beach
  • Enjoy a morning Segway tour, and return from Alcatraz by ferry at your leisure

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What You Can Expect

Alcatraz and Hills of San Francisco Segway Tour

Take a ferry ride over in the afternoon and tour Alcatraz

Meet your expert guide at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, and learn the ins and outs of riding a Segway during a 40-minute training session. Riding a Segway is easy and by the end of your orientation you'll be ready to conquer the streets of San Francisco! Rest assured, your guide will keep a close eye on you and tailor your itinerary to your skill and comfort level.

Glide along the waterfront and see Aquatic Park, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay and Alcatraz. Ascend into the upscale Russian Hill neighborhood, and take in more stunning vistas of the bay, the Bay Bridge and Coit Tower.

Pause for fun photos at hidden stairways and paths, and climb alongside San Francisco's iconic cable cars to the top of Lombard Street, which is well known for being extremely crooked! If you're up for it and your guide feels you're ready, cruise along the hairpin turns of this famous street.

Make your way down Telegraph Hill toward North Beach — San Francisco's Little Italy — and admire Saints Peter and Paul Church in Washington Square Park in the heart of this lively neighborhood. Head toward the touristy hubbub of Pier 39, and delight in seeing San Francisco's famous sea lions as you come to the close of your 3-hour Segway tour. Enjoy some free time during which you can grab lunch (own expense) at one of Pier 39's many eateries.

Take a 15- to 20-minute walk to Pier 33, and arrive half an hour before the designated time of your late afternoon ferry to Alcatraz Island. Board your ferry and ride to the world-famous island to see the prison where no one is believed to have escaped alive. Learn about the storied history of this foreboding penitentiary through your self-guided audio tour, available in 10 different languages. Take your time visiting the well-preserved historical buildings and soaking up the haunting atmosphere. When you're ready, use your round-trip ticket to re-board the ferry for the ride back to San Francisco; ferries depart every 30 to 40 minutes.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

So much fun, and had a great time!
Our guide was amazing and showed us some great icons of San Fran.
Definitely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get around and see the sights in a fun and exciting way :-

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great way to see the city. Cam was an excellent guide.
Fantastic memory

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

excellent!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

What a great tour. Awesome guide, and amazing views. Well worth it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was great and Cameron was fantastic. He was fun and informative, always felt safe, would do it again in another city if possible.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing! We enjoyed the semi-private nature of the tour. The guide was fun and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was the best part of our trip. Cameron was our guide and he was hilarious. We learned a lot about the city, got great tips on where to visit and eat, and experienced some great views. I want to do these tours now in every new city I go to.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We highly recommend this tour. Cameron was a fantastic tour guide and it is so much fun to see the city on the segways. The Alcatraz tour was also very good.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Amazing! We had a blast once we got really comfortable on it. Wish we could have kept going and going and going.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Friggin' AWESOME!

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