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Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour℠, Alcatraz & Cable Car Tickets

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour℠, Alcatraz & Cable Car Tickets

San Francisco Walking Tour of Fisherman's Wharf PLUS Alcatraz & Cable Car Tickets

  • 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!

  • 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. 

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour including Alcatraz and Cable Car Ticket

Visiting Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco? There is a lot to explore and one of the best ways to see the neighborhood is to take a San Francisco walking tour. You’ll get an exclusive insider excursion around Fisherman's Wharf. A knowledgeable local guide will lead you on a Fisherman's Wharf walking tour exploration, where you’ll learn about the history of this special neighborhood.

This walking tour in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf provides an introduction to some of San Francisco’s famous Gold Rush history, but you’ll also discover hidden treasures that are often overlooked. Visitors and local San Francisco residents alike will be amazed at the rich Fisherman’s Wharf history uncovered during this 2-hour San Francisco walking tour.

The highlights of this culturally-rich walking tour include visiting the world’s crookedest street (Lombard Street) and hidden staircases that lead to Coit Tower, and exploring breathtaking 360-degree views of the city and where the parrots of Telegraph Hill nest.

These amazing perks are also included:

  • A ticket to ride the cable cars
  • AND a ferry ticket to Alcatraz Island

Your Fisherman’s Wharf walking tour ends at Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing, where we’ll send you off on the Ferry to Alcatraz Island. A 45-minute audio presentation, “Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cell House Tour” is also included, featuring recordings of guards and inmates who lived and worked on the island. You have the afternoon to explore Alcatraz on your own; just don’t forget to catch the last ferry back to San Francisco.

By the end of the day, you’ll know the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood like a true San Francisco local.

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour incl. Alcatraz and Cable Car Ticket - Times Approximate

Start Time 10:00 AMPlease meet at the Buena Vista Cafe in Fisherman's Wharf at 2765 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94109.
Duration: Approx. 2 hrsDuring this tour, you will explore the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood of San Francisco. You will get an exclusive insider excursion and get the chance to take amazing photos of Lombard Street, Telegraph Hill, Coit Tower, and much more!
End time: 12:00 PMThe tour ends and you will be able to use your ferry ticket and depart from Alcatraz Landing. Discover the history of Alcatraz, one of the world's most legendary prisons. Use your cable car ticket after the ferry ride or the next day!

Customer Reviews

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour℠, Alcatraz & Cable Car Tickets
– Priscilla H. on 09/10/2013

Our walking tour guide was very knowledgeable and let us work at our own pace. We had a private tour since the other couple didn't show up.

*Alcatraz tickets $35.50 per person is included in price.


  • Ride the famous Cable Cars
  • Ferry ticket to Alcatraz
  • Crookedest street: Lombard St.
  • Coit Tower & 360-degree views
  • Hidden alleys of North Beach
  • Parrots of Telegraph Hill
  • Incredible photo stops
  • Walking tour available Friday & Monday only
  • Live narration available in English only
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