Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour

2114 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

Combine a San Francisco City Tour and guided visit to Alcatraz for the ultimate introduction to San Francisco! You'll enjoy the beauty and attractions of everyone's favorite city, in addition to a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an audio walking tour.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Union Square

Departing the heart of Union square, the coach makes its way to the Golden Gate Bridge. On your way to the Golden Gate Bridge, travelers will see: Union Square: Theatres, shopping, hotels

Pass By: Van Ness Avenue

We make our way north on Van Ness Avenue. Famous for being used as a firebreak, by the US Army during the 1906 earthquake and fire.

Pass By: Cow Hollow

Two affluent neighborhoods, attracting young professionals. Chic fashion boutiques, Pilates studios, juice shops, beauty salons. Many fine dining restaurants ranging from French Bistros to American Fusion Cuisine.

Stop At: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Designed by Bernard Maybeck for the 1915 Worlds Fair. This 162-foot high open rotunda appears as a Greek-Roman inspired fictional ruin. Disembark bus and explore the structure and lagoon.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge

The tour crosses the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. On a clear day, the Golden Gate Bridge offers a panoramic view of the bay and the San Francisco skyline.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Presidio of San Francisco

Former U.S. Army military fort,1500-acre park. Home to; Baker Beach, hiking, historic buildings house the Walt Disney Family Museum, eateries, homes, and businesses like Lucasfilm, with its Yoda Fountain.

Stop At: Lands End

Beautiful coastal stop at Ocean Beach with rugged cliffs, cypress forest, and views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Ocean, Sutro Bath ruins, and the Cliff House.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Golden Gate Park

Entering Golden Gate Park from the west we pass by one of two Dutch Windmills. Journeying through the park the driver will point out all the points of interest; Bison Paddock, Japanese Tea Gardens, California Academy of Science, Conservatory of Flowers.

Pass By: Haight Street

Travelers will see where the Hippie movement began during the Summer of Love. Unusual stores, unique dining and live entertainment.

Stop At: Twin Peaks

Two identical peaks give this attraction its name. One of the highest peaks in the city, you will have breathtaking 360 degree views of the entire city

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: The Castro

Descending down towards Market Street, we enter the Castro District. All are welcome and safe in this LGBT community!

Pass By: Market Street

This major thoroughfare in San Francisco. We drive east from the Castro towards the Ferry Building and the downtown Financial District.

Pass By: Financial District

Among the skyscrapers that dominate the skyline (Transamerica Pyramid, Salesforce Tower), there is a wealth of tech business and Fortune 500 companies.

Pass By: Chinatown

Passing under the "Dragon Gates" of Chinatown, traveler's enter a bustling district of commerce bursting with color.

Pass By: North Beach

Don't blink your eyes, the transition from Chinatown to North Beach is seamless. This quick transition brings us the sights and aromas of San Francisco's "Little Italy".

Stop At: Alcatraz Island

Ferry to Alcatraz Island, walking tour of the prison with award-winning guided "Cell Block Audio Tour"

Duration: 2 hour
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