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San Francisco Urban Adventure and Alcatraz Tour

From $175.00
  • See San Francisco landmarks and Alcatraz island on one convenient combo tour
  • Take an exciting, open-air urban safari with entertaining commentary
  • Learn at your own relaxed pace with a self-guided audio tour of The Rock
San Francisco Urban Adventure and Alcatraz Tour
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9:40am DepartureMost Popular
Tour departs at 9:40am
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Get two exciting San Francisco experiences in one convenient half-day excursion. Perfect for travelers short on time, this small-group combo tour includes hotel pickup. Hit the streets for an urban safari to landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks, then switch gears—and modes of transportation—and cruise to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz for a self-guided audio tour.
What to Expect
A custom-made safari-style truck with open-air seating picks you up at your San Francisco hotel. You’ll then travel through the city on an urban adventure visiting landmarks like the iconic Art Deco Golden Gate Bridge, Sutro Tower, and the history-rich Golden Gate Park. Along the way, listen to insightful and amusing commentary from your guide while getting a sense of the character of the city’s diverse neighborhoods.

Then, catch a ferry from Pier 33 to Alcatraz. During the 15-minute cruise, see the city skyline and Fisherman’s Wharf from the water. On the island, spend as much time as you like (budget about 2.5 hours) exploring the former federal prison known as The Rock at your own speed with an audio tour. When you’re ready to return to the city, take one of the ferries that leaves every 30 to 40 minutes.
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile
Excellent day out

The tour of San Francisco including a trip to Alcatraz was great fun. Eric our tour guide took us to places you would not normally see and was a fountain of information. It was good to be on an open sided 4WD and not a...More

Thank gillkeithclements
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile
Best city tour in the USA

Had a great day touring around San Francisco and then out to Alcatraz. The small tour allows you to feel connected to the city and get to know all on the tour. The lunch spot was perfect. Thanks Eric for a great day

Thank Janine C
Reviewed October 17, 2018
A great day out !

Great round trip of SF - real good taste of the areas if you wanted to explore further. Eric is a great and personable guide - with dodgy jokes ! - but good local knowledge and insights. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Haydn N
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile
SF tours

Really enjoyed this tour, very worthwhile, Eric is a great host, very knowledgeable, covered a lot of San Francisco and discovered some interesting nuggets of information. Highly recommended!

1  Thank James T
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile
Great tour!

Eric was a wealth of knowledge and was an absolutely amazing host for the morning! We definitely got to experience the highlights of San Francisco on our morning with him before heading off to the Alcatraz tour for the afternoon! Eric's attitude and enthusiasm for...More

Thank Natika H
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The tour lasts about 4 hours. The tour started about 9:30 after we stopped to get everyone at their individual hotels. You will ride in an open air vehicle. It is similar to a safari style truck/ Jeep. There is a roof over... More
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