San Francisco

Alcatraz Inside and City Tour Express

San Francisco, United States

From $150.00

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You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 1 to 2 hours (approx.)
  • Offered in: English


If you have limited time in San Francisco, check off the city's must-see attractions in one day with this combo sightseeing and Alcatraz tour. Take in the sights on a 2-hour bus tour, from Chinatown and Haight-Ashbury to Golden Gate Park and Fisherman's Wharf. You'll also cruise across the San Francisco Bay for a tour of Alcatraz Island that takes you inside historic cell blocks that once held notorious gangsters and criminals — no advance ticket needed.
  • Great way to see Alcatraz even when tickets are sold out
  • Bus tour lets you skip the major hassle of driving and parking
  • Learn about San Francisco history and culture along the way
  • Same-day combo tour is ideal for travelers with limited time

What's Included

  • Alcatraz Island Admission ($41 Non Refundable Value)
  • SAME DAY City Tour Express open air bus/van departure time assigned by us
  • Alcatraz Audio Tour (downloadable on your personal cell phone)
  • City tour is optional (but included). Guests do not have attend city tour to attend Alcatraz.
  • City Tour Express is an express highlight sampler of SF locations intended as an overview
  • This is not a private tour. Guests will be grouped together safely and socially distanced.
  • Live Narration by tour guide or driver is not provided. Audio only.
  • Night Tours of Alcatraz and night city tour are not included
  • Transportation to/from Pier 33 to your hotel or Fisherman's Wharf city tour
  • City Tour Express does not offer any stop for pictures or re-entry
  • Desired Order of tours (ie. Alcatraz then City Tour/City Tour then Alcatraz) chosen by us
  • Alcatraz and City Tour are scheduled on same day. No reschedules. No credits.
  • City Tour is a same day use or lose time specific departure event.
  • We reserve the right to choose vehicle options for this city tour.

Meeting And Pickup

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Start time

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Opening hours

  • 12/9/2022 - 9/5/2023

    Saturday - Sunday : 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

  • 12/9/2023 - 9/5/2024

    Saturday - Sunday : 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Alcatraz Island

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Golden Gate Bridge (Pass By)

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre (Pass By)

Chinatown (Pass By)

Fisherman's Wharf (Pass By)

Coit Tower (Pass By)

Union Square (Pass By)

Haight-Ashbury (Pass By)

North Beach (Pass By)

Pier 39 (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.


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jeffery_g, May 2021
Nice tour. Bring some snacks. The cell block audio tour was spot on. I would like to see the audio tour expanded to the whole island.
Response from Host, May 2021
Jeff: It was a pleasure to see you this weekend! We agree that it is an action packed day and would recommend bringing snacks as well! Thank you for your business!
Amazing tour!
Grace, May 2021
The whole experience was amazing! The bus tour was awesome so much to see with enough time.. and what can I say about Alcatraz, it was simply amazing and so awesome!!!
Response from Host, May 2021 are amazing!! You all were so much fun!! Thank you for your business! We hope you have a great trip home!

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