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San Francisco City Insider's Tour℠ with Escape from the Rock

San Francisco City Tour with Escape from the Rock Cruise

  • 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 (toll free from the USA) or 1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations. Alternatively, you can book a tour with us in person at our office location, provided our office is open.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged within 24 hours. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations. Alternatively, you can pay us in person at our office location for any tour, provided our office is open. You can also choose to pay in cash to your driver by calling the office directly and providing a valid debit or credit card number.

  • 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. Please note that “pre-paid” cards and “travel” cards often are not accepted by our system and it is possible we may ask you to provide an alternate payment method if the initial payment does not go through.

    Cash: You can pay cash at our office location for any tour. You can also choose to pay in cash to your driver by calling the office directly and providing a valid debit or credit card number. Please state to your reservation agent that you would not like your card to be charged and that you would like to pay your Expedition Leader in cash on the day of your tour.

    Apologies, but we do not provide a travel or personal check payment option, nor can you choose to pay with cash for any online reservations.

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

    For certain tours, you can get up to a $9 discount off your second tour. The $9 discount can be applied to Extranomical-operated tours only. Instructions to redeem this offer online can be found during your check out process in the booking form on page 3, but you can also receive this discount by calling our office directly. The discount must be redeemed at the time of reservation and cannot be applied after you have made the booking.

  • Are there any advantages by booking my tour online?

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

  • Can I combine two or more discount codes?

    At this time only one discount code can be accepted per reservation. You must choose which one you would like to apply upon making your booking. There is a space for the discount code or “tracking code” on the final page of the booking form.

  • My discount code isn’t working!

    Not every code will be applicable to every single reservation. Please read the terms of the discount code you are attempting to use carefully, and note that some codes provided by third parties may have expired. If the code is valid and has been correctly applied you will see the value reflected on the final checkout page before submitting your reservation.

  • I’ve already made a reservation but forgot to add the discount code. Can you refund me the discount?

    Unfortunately, any discount code you would like to use must be applied at the time of your booking. The code must be redeemed at the time of reservation and cannot be applied after you have made the booking.

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Airport shuttle transfers, all Bay Cruises & Ferry Tickets, Alcatraz Tours, Seaplane Tours, and any other 3rd party tours are non-transferrable and non-refundable. For Extranomical-operated tours, any cancellations and changes are subject to a 10% or $35 fee, depending on the tour, and must be made 72 hours before tour departure to get a partial refund, or at least 10 days in advance if the reservation includes a hotel accommodation.

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

    You do not need to have a physical voucher to board Extranomical-operated tours. Please follow the instructions on your confirmation for any 3rd-party-operated tours such as Bay City Bikes, Blue & Gold Fleet, Airport Express, et al. If you have purchased the Ferry Bay Cruise tickets, your Expedition Leader will give these to you upon boarding your tour.

    Please note that Alcatraz Cruises will require that each adult boarding the boat to Alcatraz bring their photo ID or passport for identity verification. 

Morning: Escape from the Rock Cruise
Sail around the infamous Alcatraz Island twice on the Escape from the Rock cruise. Learn about this prison and hear tales of escape attempts with unscripted accounts of life on "the Rock" (with sound effects)! After departing from Pier 39, your 90 minute cruise consists of sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge, passing by Treasure Island, Sausalito, and providing you with a 360-degree view of Alcatraz Island. Discover what life was like in this maximum-security prison on the Escape from the Rock cruise. Please note that this cruise does not go on Alcatraz Island.

Afternoon: San Francisco City Insider's Tour
This 2-in-1 combination of our San Francisco City Insider's Tour and Escape from the Rock will leave you breathless. On our amazing semi-private City Insider's Tour of San Francisco, you'll get to spend 4-5 hours exploring San Francisco’s unique attractions, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Market Street, Cable Cars, Lombard Street, Coit Tower, Twin Peaks, Fisherman’s Wharf, AT&T Park - home of the San Francisco Giants Baseball Team, and much more. Travel with no more than 13 passengers in our comfortable vans, giving you more time at favorite locations and more photo opportunities. Have the option to request special locations and your guide will try his/her best to accommodate you. Complimentary hotel drop-off is included.

Our informative and local guides will 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)! Nothing gets better than this 2-in-1 combo of our San Francisco City Insider’s Tour and Escape from the Rock. Call us for more information or book now!

San Francisco City Insider's Tour with Escape from the Rock - Times Approximate

Morning - Escape from the Rock Cruise

Various Departures*

Weekdays at 10:00 AM (Jan 2 - May 13)
Weekends at 11:30 AM (Jan 2 - May 13)


Daily at 11:30 AM (May 14 - Sept 3) 

Daily at 11:15 AM (beginning Sept 4)

 1.5 hoursEscape from the Rock departs from Pier 39, and is a perfect alternative to the Alcatraz ferry. For 90 minutes, you will cruise around Alcatraz multiple times and sail under the Golden Gate Bridge. Hear first accounts of several inmates' escape attempts with sound effects! See and learn about Alcatraz without stepping foot on the island. Full bar on board. 

*Tour departure times are on a first-come first-serve basis.

Afternoon - San Francisco City Insider's Tour

1:00 - 1:15 PM
Pick-up from Extranomical San Francisco SOMA office.
1:15 - 1:30PM
Pick-up for your San Francisco City Insider's Tour at Fisherman's Wharf.
1:30 - 5:30 PM
Board our 4-5 hour San Francisco City Insider's Tour and enjoy a semi-private and semi-customizable tour on our 13-passenger vans. Our local and knowledgeable guides will give you an Insider's perspective about San Francisco. Have the opportunity to enjoy more stops and spend 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! Request your favorite locations and our guide will try his best to accomodate you.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Drop off at your San Francisco hotel or local attraction.

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San Francisco City Insider's Tour℠ with Escape from the Rock
PRICE
Precios del Tour*Adultos (12+)Niños
Precio Regular:$125$107
Especial de Internet:$120$103
AHORRE EN LÍNEA$5$4

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Escape from the Rock Cruise in the morning
  • Cruise around Alcatraz twice
  • Relax on a boat with a full bar
  • San Francisco City Insider's Tour in the afternoon
  • Semi-customizable city tour of SF
  • Request your favorite city locations
  • Semi-private tour: ride in a 13-passenger van
  • Discover hidden sights & famous neighborhoods
  • See the iconic Golden Gate Bridge from all angles
  • Live narration in English only
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