This package combines the 3 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass with a tour to Alcatraz Island. The bus ticket will give you the opportunity to explore Downtown San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and Sausalito with unlimited hop-on hop-off use for 72 hours, and in the evening you can enjoy the Night Tour. In addition, you get to ride the ferry to and from Alcatraz and take the award winning self-guided audio tour on the island.
Official City Tour:
The tour departs from Fishermans Wharf, taking you along the Embarcadero, Barbary Coast, the Ferry Building, Financial District, and right into San Franciscos central shopping area at Union Square, before heading to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. At South Vista Point you can walk across the 1.7 mile span of the bridge, or you can explore the Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center and the Presidio. The tour continues into Golden Gate Park, one of the worlds largest man-made havens and one of the most popular places to see in San Francisco. With several stops throughout the park, you can visit the California Academy of Sciences, the De Young Museum, the Japanese Tea Garden, or the Botanical Gardens. Continuing the tour through Haight Ashbury, you will experience the so called Hippie District, before we head into the Civic Center area with many architectural landmarks, such as our impressive City Hall, the Opera House, Symphony Hall, the Asian Museum of Art and the public library. Passing Union Square, the tour continues into Chinatown and North Beach with its world-famous crooked Lombard Street, before returning to Fishermans Wharf, stopping at various waterfront locations, including Pier 39 where you can see the popular sea lions and explore the restaurants, shopping and many attractions for more fun in San Francisco.
Take this tour from South Vista Point to have the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge from an open top bus while driving across the bridge to North Vista Point. From there you have breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay (weather permitting), and on a nice day you can see the San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz Island and the Bay Bridge, making it a great photo stop for every visitor. The tour continues into Marin County and stops in charming Sausalito where you can hop off the bus, stroll around, shop, dine, visit various art galleries and enjoy a relaxing lunch by the waterfront.
Parks & Beach Tour:
See Golden Gate Park and the Pacific Ocean! This one hour tour takes you through one of the largest urban parks in the world to the San Francisco Zoo and to stunning Ocean Beach. Some of the tour highlights include: California Academy of Sciences, the De Young Museum, Japanese Tea Gardens, the Conservatory of Flowers, Lincoln Park, Ocean Beach, the historic ruins of the Sutro Baths, Lands End hiking trails, the Cliff House, and San Francisco Zoo.
San Francisco Night Tour:
This live narrated 90 minute tour of San Francisco shows you the most vibrant neighborhoods of the city! With spectacular views from the top of an open top Double Decker bus, the tour covers all major sites of San Francisco and visits the most popular areas, such as Fishermans Wharf, Union Square, Financial District, the Embarcadero, Chinatown, North Beach, and Nob Hill with its impressive Grace Cathedral. Depending on traffic, the tour will either cross the Bay Bridge to Treasure Island - a little island between San Francisco and Oakland, or the tour will take you along the Marina District to see the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
Alcatraz Tour (need to be pre-booked with a specific date!): A tour to Alcatraz Island will be added to your 3-day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, including round-trip ferry from San
Francisco to "The Rock", the infamous prison island, where you enjoy the award winning audio headset tour inside the prison cellblock (available in various languages). The self-guided tour gives you the flexibility explore Alcatraz on your own pace. The departure time for the ferry to Alcatraz will be provided to you upon redeeming your voucher.
Please Note: This tour is often sold out in advance and reservations are necessary. Ticket reservation requests need to be sent at least 7 days in advance to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please indicate a specific date for the Alcatraz Tour and provide EACH passenger name in the request! Our reservations team will not be able to confirm a booking without each passenger name. The date indicated on the reservation email will be the date for the Alcatraz Tour. Please do not provide any date range. We recommend to not book Alcatraz for the day of arrival or departure in San Francisco because the Alcatraz ferry ride can take place at any time of the day.
No specific departure time for the Alcatraz Tour can be guaranteed until the tickets are picked up at the City Sightseeing office between 9am and 10am on the day of the tour. . Unfortunately we cannot honor any special requests for special departure times at the time of booking and upon picking up the tickets. The departure times are allocated by Alcatraz and can vary for each party. Consequently we urge you to please keep your day flexible because the departure tim for Alcatraz will be provided upon picking up the tickets with City Sightseeing San Francisco on the day of the tour. Please note we do not offer any Alcatraz night tours.
Please note that Alcatraz combo tours must be booked at least 7 days in advance. Tour is available daily year-round, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Voucher(s) must be redeemed with City Sightseeing prior to arriving at Alcatraz.
Terms & Conditions for 3 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (72 hour ticket) Inlcuding: Alcatraz
Please note, any cancellations or changes for Alcatraz must be sent to email@example.com no later than 7 days in advance.
No refunds will be given for any no-shows and reservations which have not been cancelled within the appropriate cancellation time mentioned above.
Black-Out-Dates: City Sightseeing is not operating any tours on Christmas Day, December 25th. Alcatraz is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day