This is a super-convenient roundup of San Francisco's top sights, including Alcatraz, the most sought-after attraction in the city. A good choice if you're short on time! If the popular City Tour & Alcatraz Admission option is sold out, opt for the City Tour & Escape From Rock Cruise.
Likely to Sell-out! Alcatraz regularly sells out weeks in advance. Book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
The schedule for the day depends on the availability for Alcatraz. You will be advised of the tour schedule either when you call to re-confirm your tour 24 hours prior, or upon arrival for the tour on your selected date of travel.
Alcatraz sold out?
City Tour & Escape from the Rock Cruise
The next best option is the Escape from the Rock Cruise. This 1.5-hour tour sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and then circumnavigates Alcatraz twice.
Hear sound effects and intriguing stories about Capone, Billy Cook the Killer and Clyde Johnson’s Alcatraz escape attempt. Through the tour's engaging narration, go back in time to the days when this maximum-security prison was the most feared institution in the American penal system.
Please note: the City Tour & Escape from the Rock Cruise does NOT include a ticket to Alcatraz.
Our tour was amazing, we would recommend to anyone
Although we were unable to complete the tour to Alcatraz, the bus part of the tour was phenomenal. We saw parts of San Francisco we ddin't know existed. The bus driver was named Joe. He was super. He had a great voice for a tour driver. He was well versed in the area, knowledgeable and kind. We can't say enough about him and the tour.
Must see in San Francisco. Need to book in advance.
This tour was amazing!
Fantastic tour with just right amount of info and dropped off in nice time to swap voucher for tickets. Well organised and not too rushed. Lucky we saw the Golden Gate just before the fog came over. Note if you are there June-August there is a good chance of fog covering the bridge till 2ish!
The weather was beautiful and we enjoyed very much the boat ride
The city tour was ok
Mendoza United States of ...
We really enjoyed our tour guide he made a trip a little more better. I liked that we got the combination tour the part that I dislike is we order 3 months in advance and we're still not able to get on to Alcatraz but it's just High tourist season my recommendation is to plan ahead if you want to get to Alcatraz Island
This tour was amazing!
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