Experience some of San Francisco’s main attractions all in one day on this combination tour of city sights and Alcatraz at night. See the Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park and some of San Francisco’s famous neighborhoods on an efficient and informative half-day bus tour with brief photo stops. Then brace yourself for a spooky nighttime tour of Alcatraz, where a captivating audio tour will lead you through the former cells of some of America’s most wanted.
Your action-packed San Francisco sightseeing journey begins with pickup from your centrally located San Francisco hotel. From there travel by air-conditioned bus on a 3.5-hour tour through the beautiful City by the Bay to some of its most iconic and swoon-worthy sights. You’ll get a comprehensive view of what makes San Francisco a world-class city.
Your knowledgeable driver will dish about the history of the city, as you make brief photo stops at the Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks and more. Take a memorable photo with the stunning Golden Gate Bridge as your backdrop. Weave through the meandering scenic roads of Golden Gate Park and make a short stop to explore the serene Japanese Tea Garden. See ornate pastel-colored Victorian houses and learn about San Francisco’s early settlers. From there, cruise up to Twin Peaks for a 360-degree view of the city, and make your way to some of its most iconic neighborhoods, like North Beach, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf.
Upon the conclusion of the sightseeing tour, ride the bus to Alcatraz Landing, where you’ll have some time to roam the area and explore the shops. Then it’s all aboard the ferry that will take you on a short but scenic ride to ‘The Rock.’
If touring America’s most famous former prison isn’t spooky enough during the day, at night it surely will be. But not to worry, it hasn’t held the likes of Al ‘Scarface’ Capone and dozens of others of America’s most wanted in a very long time. An informative audio tour will guide you through their old cells, through the eerie halls and even into ‘the hole’ (aka solitary confinement), if you’re brave enough. At the end of your tour, you’ll be ferried back to the glistening lights of San Francisco.