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City Tour By Night with Alcatraz Tour

Alcatraz Tour with City Insiders

  • How do I book or make a reservation?

    You can book online to receive an online discount or call our office at  1-866-231-3752 or  1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged. Reservations by phone require a credit card to hold your seat(s). You can also come to our SOMA office prior to the tour departure date and pay cash directly.

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We also accept Debit cards with symbols of these card companies. 
    Cash: Guests can pay cash at our SOMA location for any tour.  

    Apologies, but we do not provide a travel or personal check payment option.

  • Will I get a discount if I book a second tour?

    Yes, you can get a up to $9 off your second tour. The $9 discount can be applied to Extranomical operated tours only. 

  • Is there any advantages by booking my tour online?

    You will get an automatic discount on your first tour when you book online at!

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Cancellations or changes must be made 72 hours before tour departure, or at least 10 days in advance if the reservation includes a hotel accommodation to get a partial refund. 

    Airport shuttle transfers, all Bay Cruises & Ferry Tickets,  Alcatraz Tours, Show tickets, Seaplane Tours are non-refundable. Cancellations and changes are subject to a 10% or $35 fee, depending on a tour. 

  • Where should I pick up the tickets for my tour?

    You don't need a ticket for most of our tours, vouchers are provided when they are needed. Most times your confirmation email is enough. We will specify in your email confirmation after you've booked the Yosemite tour what information you will need to have with you.

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 to your heart's content, just don’t miss the last ferry, you wouldn’t want to be spending the night there!

Afternoon: San Francisco City Tour by Night
Don’t put your pajamas on too soon tonight because all the fun in San Francisco starts after the sun goes down! Whether this is your first visit to San Francisco or you 50th visit, it is time you ventured out at night with the locals and see the beauty of our city in a different light! Our San Francisco City By Night tour lasts 3- 3.5 hours and includes many of San Francisco's most famous and beautiful views...AT NIGHT!

The night tour visits Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Haight/ Ashbury District, North Beach, Chinatown, Grace Cathedral, Union Square, Financial District, Civic Center, Castro District, Coit Tower and Twin Peaks (weather permitting). 

Availability for Alcatraz can be very limited, especially during the summer months. Your booking request will be processed in the order received. Your website booking for Alcatraz tickets is not guaranteed until you receive an email confirmation from us. For real time availability, please call us at 1-866-231-3752.

City Tour By Night with Alcatraz Tour - Times Approximate
(15 Passenger Van or mini-bus) Morning Tour

Morning - Alcatraz

9.00am /
9.30am /
10.00am /
10.30am *

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 - City Tour By Night

6:30-7.00 PM
Pick-up for your San Francisco City by Night tour at your San Francisco hotel in downtown or Fisherman's Wharf area.
7.00 PM

Start exploring the city lights with your local San Franciscan Guide!
Drive to Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Haight/ Ashbury District, North Beach, Chinatown, Grace Cathedral, Union Square, Financial District, Civic Center, Castro District, Coit Tower and Twin Peaks (weather permitting). Our San Francisco tour includes 3 to 4 stops at various points of interest, including the Golden Gate Bridge and is fully guided with sightseeing commentary.

10.00 PM
Drop off at your hotel

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City Tour By Night with Alcatraz Tour

Prices for the City Tour By Night with Alcatraz Tour are dependent on availability, itinerary, group size and activities. Please call 1-866-231-3752 or submit this form for a quote.


  • Complimentary hotel drop off
  • Tour historic Alcatraz in the morning
  • See San Francisco sights in the evening
  • Visit San Francisco top-spots
  • Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street
  • Tour Operator: Extranomical or 3rd Party
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