San Francisco Small Group City Sightseeing and Alcatraz Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 7 hr

This urban adventure in San Francisco takes you around the city in a safari-style open-air vehicle, then drops you off at the ferry to Alcatraz Island for the cellhouse audio tour. On this uniquely crafted sightseeing tour limited to 12 people, you will see renowned landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and hear quirky stories about the city as an entertaining guide drives your custom vehicle through SF's distinctive neighborhoods. After the four hour city tour, your tour guide will drop you off at Pier 33 where you will catch the ferry to Alcatraz Island. Most guests spend two to three hours at their leisure enjoying the audio walking tour of the former federal penitentiary known as ‘the Rock’. Hotel pickup is included.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Fogcutter Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Alcatraz Island

Your city tour will end at the Alcatraz Ferry landing where your tickets to the ferry will be waiting. Go in the prison to experience the included audio tour and then explore the rest of the island at your leisure. Most guests take two to three hours before catching one of the ferries that return to shore every 30 minutes.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge

We will find the best view of the Golden Gate Bridge for the day of the tour. That may mean crossing in to the Marin Headlands, heading to Baker Beach or getting underneath the bridge at the landmark Fort Point.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Twin Peaks

Enjoy the best view of the city from its geographic center. We may find another lookout point depending on guest interest and weather.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Golden Gate Park

Enjoy a drive through San Francisco's urban backyard. We may cruise by more or less of it depending on guest interest and weather on the day.

Pass By: Haight-Ashbury

Enjoy a drive through the historic center of the "Summer of Love" and discover street art, music locations and beautiful Victorian architecture.

Pass By: The Castro

See the classic Castro Theater, Harvey Milk's former campaign office and more in the center of LGBT culture in San Francisco.

Pass By: Pacific Heights

We will drive past beautiful Victorian and modern mansions including Billionaire's Row and the Mrs. Doubtfire House in San Francisco's swankiest neighborhood.

Stop At: Mission District

We will drive through the colorful heart of San Francisco's Latino community to see the Mission Dolores and bright murals. We may also stop to walk down one of the neighborhood's famed mural streets like Clarion or Balmy alley.

Duration: 15 minutes
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