City Insider's Tour℠ with Alcatraz
City Insider's Tour℠ with Alcatraz Highlights
|Tour Prices*||Adults (12+)||Children (< 11)||City Insider's Tour℠ with Alcatraz|
|SAVE BY BOOKING ONLINE||$5||$5|
|Tour Prices*||Adults (12+)||Children (< 11)||City Insider's AM, Sausalito, Ferry Bay Cruise & Alcatraz|
|SAVE BY BOOKING ONLINE||$8||$7|
We recommend booking Alcatraz packages at least 3 weeks in advance to ensure availability.
*Alcatraz tickets $30 per person and included in price
Morning: Alcatraz Tour
Make your way to Pier 33 and board a ferry, and ride across the bay to Alcatraz Island. Your Alcatraz Tour begins after a short walk up a hill and into the prison, were you will receive a headset for an audio presentation which includes 45 minutes of recordings of actual guards and inmates who lived and worked on the Island, this audio presentation is also known as "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cell house Tour". At the end of the tour, explore Alcatraz Island until your hear is content, just don’t miss the last ferry, you wouldn’t want to be spending the night there!
Afternoon: San Francisco City Insider’s Tour
On our City Insider’s with Alcatraz Tour, we combine the ultimate San Francisco City Tour! Spend up to 4-5 hours exploring San Francisco’s wonderful sites, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Ocean beach, the Market Street Cable Cars, Lombard Street, Coit Tower, Twin Peaks, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Stadium of the San Francisco Giants Baseball Team, and this is just to name a few. Well, because our San Francisco City Insider’s Tour is in a semi-private van, you wouldn’t be traveling with more than 13 people, and it also gives you the option to place your own special requests. Your guide will also educate you on the history of San Francisco, as far back as the 1849 Gold Rush, to the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake when the whole city was literally covered in rubble! At the end of this ultimate San Francisco City Insider’s tour, if you are lucky enough to have you Alcatraz Tour booked for the afternoon, you could end your San Francisco history lesson at Alcatraz.
City Insider's with Alcatraz Tour - Times Approximate
(15-Passenger Van or 36-Passenger Minibus) Morning Tour
Morning - Alcatraz
Pier 33-Embarcadero Street. Local public transportation - F Streetcar, BART-Embarcadero station.
The ferry ride from San Francisco to the island takes approximately 10-15 minutes. Once you arrive on the island, a brief presentation of the island's history and guide to touring the prison is given. An audio tour is provided on entrance of the cell house that gives a recorded commentary from former inmates, prison guards and prison wardens. It takes roughly between 2 and 2 1/2 hours to do the full tour and just enough time to grab a souvenir. The ferry leaves roughly every thirty minutes. Learn interesting facts about the island, such as that Alcatraz was not only used as a prison but also as a harbor defense fort during the civil war and before then, was America's first lighthouse on the West Coast. Experience the beauty, history and infamy of Alcatraz Island on the San Francisco Bay
* Tour departure times are subject to availability.
Afternoon - San Francisco City Insider's Tour
Pick-up for your San Francisco City Insider's Tour at Fisherman's Wharf.
2:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Our San Francisco City Insider's Tour is given by a local perspective. Enjoy more stops and photo opportunities on this San Francisco city tour. As well as more time at each attraction. This tour is great for those who want to discover hidden sights not included in other city tours or guide books! Feel free to request areas that interest you.
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Drop off at your San Francisco hotel or local attraction. Discuss details with your driver.