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San Francisco Grand City Tour and Cruise Around Alcatraz Island

San Francisco, United States
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Get acquainted with the City by the Bay during this 3.5-hour San Francisco tour, including a 1.5-hour cruise around Alcatraz Island. First make your way through the city’s most popular neighborhoods, and see main attractions, such as Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge. Then, hit the water on a cruise around Alcatraz Island, and learn about the history and the former inmates of the notorious penitentiary.
  • 3.5-hour San Francisco city tour and 1.5-hour cruise around Alcatraz Island
  • Drive through some of the city’s main neighborhoods, including Haight-Ashbury, Chinatown, and North Beach
  • See main attractions, such as Fisherman’s Wharf and Golden Gate Bridge
  • Go on a cruise that circles around Alcatraz Island twice
  • Hear stories about the infamous inmates of Alcatraz
  • Learn about the history of the prison
  • San Francisco hotel pickup included from select hotels
Your agenda for the day includes both a city tour by vehicle and a tour around Alcatraz Island by boat.

For your tour of the city, you’ll ride around San Francisco’s most popular neighborhoods, including Chinatown, North Beach (also known as Little Italy), and Haight-Ashbury, the area known for being the origin of hippie counterculture in SF. Your guide tells you interesting facts as you explore, and you’ll also get to see main attractions, such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf in the Embarcadero.

For your boat tour around Alcatraz Island, you’ll circle the whole island twice, so you can get views of the island from all directions. Along the way, hear stories of the former prisoners, and of people who tried to escape during their time there. Plus learn about the history of the prison, too. Your tour ends at Pier 41.


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Great tour guide but need better online info
, Aug 2019
The guide was very knowledgeable,personable, funny. The description online wasn't clear that Chinatown and Fishermans Wharf are just drivebys, not actually a stop. Also that the boat tour is a different company. As we were among last to load due to bus arrival at the Pier, it was standing room only for the whole boat tour. Also, its first come first served on the boat and its possible even with a ticket, you'd have to wait for a later boat. online it said transport back to hotels isn't included, but there is no transport back to tour starting point after the boat tour. Viator said public transportation is available but no help in how and where to access, and if cash pay is accepted. Only parking available at starting point is parking garages for $35 if you show you're going on the tour.

Product code: 2660SFOESCAPE

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