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Visit the former prison cells of Alcatraz Island and then motor through San Francisco streets in your very own GPS-guided GoCar. This combo experience includes a ferry ride across the bay for an award-winning audio tour of the notorious penitentiary. On the same day or another day, take a 2-hour drive in your private GoCar, preloaded with more than 50 must-see attractions and landmarks including the Presidio, Crissy Field, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park and Lombard Street — the crookedest street in the world!

Highlights

  • San Francisco and Alcatraz combo tour
  • Take an award-winning audio tour of the notorious Alcatraz prison
  • Drive a private GPS-guided car on a 2-hour tour through the city and sightsee at your own pace
  • Visit 50 top San Francisco attractions including the Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street
  • Choose to enjoy your Alcatraz and GoCar tours on the same day or across two separate days
  • Round-trip ferry ride included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This combo package includes admission to immensely popular Alcatraz and a two-hour sightseeing session in a nifty little GoCar. This is a smart and quirky option for time-strapped visitors who want to both see San Francisco's top attraction and explore the city on a sightseeing trip of their own.

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What You Can Expect

San Francisco Combo: Alcatraz and GPS-Guided GoCar Tour

Complete Your San Francisco Experience with a Trip to Alcatraz

Make your own way to Fisherman's Wharf, then board the ferry and ride across San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island for a 45-minute self-guided audio tour of the former prison grounds. There is no restriction on the amount of time you spend on the island; simply re-board the ferry whenever you wish to return to Fisherman's Wharf (departs every 30 minutes).
After your Alcatraz tour or on another day, go sightseeing in San Francisco during 2-hour journey by private GoCar. Head to Fisherman's Wharf or Union Square at your selected tour time and receive an orientation session to get you acquainted with the GPS-guided GoCar. When you're ready to ride, hop in and take off!
See the Itinerary for descriptions of each tour.

Itinerary

Alcatraz Audio Walking Tour: Known as ‘The Rock,’ the notorious penitentiary housed some of the world’s most notable criminals including Al Capone, George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelley and Robert ‘The Birdman’ Stroud. Slip on the provided headset and stroll through the corridors of the Cell Block as you hear sound effects and actual interviews of former guards and inmates.
GPS-Guided GoCar Tour (2 Hours):Drive around the city at your own pace and stop at attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Crissy Field, the Presidio, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, the Palace of Fine Arts and winding Lombard Street. More than 50 top San Francisco locations and landmarks are loaded in the GPS system, giving you the freedom to choose what you want to see, when you want to see it.
Your provided audio directions are clear and concise, so you’ll always know exactly where to go. If there's a site you'd like to visit that's not preloaded on the GPS system, simply use your provided map to navigate your own way there. You can even put a CD in the stereo and enjoy music along the way.
Price is per person, based on two passengers per GoCar.

Customer Reviews

jeanne c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

So much fun. Easy to drive great GPS. Book it

Craig R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Easy and Alcatraz was more than expected.

Ron B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Fantastic tour. There was a bit of a wait to check in. Make sure to make your reservations beforehand. Very helpful and friendly staff. The GoCar was a lot of fun and a great way to see and learn about the local sites.

Kimberlee C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Exciting to drive along the ocean and thru San Francisco! I loved the GPS guidance which told me a couple of times when I accidentally went off track. I was surprised at the opportunity to drive down the zig zag of Lombard St!! I didn't expect this to be that great, but it turned out to be one of the highlights of my trip. We went on a Wed am, which was good timing as I saw tons of traffic during weekends and afternoon that we did not encounter on our outing.

Michelle S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

I thought this tour was really fun. Was a unique way to see the cities most popular tourist sites. The staff was super nice and very accommodating. The self guided GPS tour guide talks to you as you move through the city on their designated route, the only down side was the car can be loud so you really have to listen to the directions or you could make a wrong turn. We took the 2 hour tour, 1 hour would not have been nearly enough, if I do it again in the future I would probably do the 3 hour tour.

Delphine K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

such a fun experience will do it again!!

Carol C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was the most enjoyable activity of our stay in SF. We really enjoyed seeing the sights driving our Go Car. It was fun driving down Lombard St. I also enjoyed waving at people along the way. The red tour took us by many of the major attractions of the city. We went to the Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts, the victorian homes, etc. The GPS directions were easy to follow. The helmets we wore were brand new. The staff were efficient. The only negative was they tried to up sell us once we arrived to rent the GoCar.

Norman L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Awesome sunny day on Alcatraz and an more awesome day with the GoCar. It was Fleet Week and was lucky enough to drive through the Marina to take great photos of the planes in the air.

Leeanne M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Had so much fun, must do! Laughed a lot, saw some cool stuff. Just do it, you will not regret it!

Mark B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A great combo trip to book. My son and I enjoyed both Alcatraz and the GoCar. The GoCar was great fun. Red line 2 hour tour is the best choice. Recommend this app and tour

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