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A former federal prison that held notorious criminals Al “Scarface” Capone and George “Machine Gun” Kelly, Alcatraz is now a national historic landmark and one of the most sought-out (and sold-out) attractions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Highlights include touring what’s left of the maximum-security facility, hearing stories from former inmates, and sailing past the Golden Gate Bridge to reach the craggy isle.

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Alcatraz Island Tour Package Summer 2020

Alcatraz Island Tour Package Summer 2020

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It is common knowledge that Alcatraz tickets are hard to find for same-day and next-day tours. Here at Alcatraz Bikes and Tours we have them available on a first-come first-serve basis. Hurry to call and reserve your ticket with us now! this tour is going inside The famous Alcatraz Island where many notorious criminals, including the likes of Al Capone who have served prison time in, is now a once in a life time must-see museum to visit and explore. Alcatraz Island better known as “The Rock” offers Alcatraz audio tours of the prison that thoroughly explains the full history of the prison.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$159.00
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$159.00

Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour
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Alcatraz and Streets of San Francisco Guided Electric Bike Tour

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Get the most out of your day in the City by the Bay with this 2-day, 2-tour combo package, which combines a trip to Alcatraz with a San Francisco all electric bike tour. The date you book is the date you'll visit Alcatraz Island, and get access to the former federal prison. Go on a self-guided audio tour of the grounds, and stay as long as you like during opening hours. The date prior to your Alcatraz tour, you'll enjoy a guided electric bike tour. Stop by lesser-known spots only locals know of and famous landmarks you’ll want to snap pictures of.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
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$119.00
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$119.00

Best Alcatraz Prison Tickets & San Francisco Combo Tour
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Best Alcatraz Prison Tickets & San Francisco Combo Tour

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Why Choose Us? Because we are unconditionally committed to excellence in all we do We offer new custom tours and exclusive outdoor adventures We specialize in private tours and provide high quality travel services Certified local business and hundreds of five–star reviews Reliable, passionate, professional and multilingual tour guides Complimentary services and all-inclusive tour packages Luxury 4WD SUVs and top-of-the-line vehicles Go where you want to go, travel your way and at your pace Quality products, great values and no hidden fees All applicable taxes and entrance fees included Luxury excursions and VIP travel services à la carte Refreshments and breakfast or champagne included (Balloon rides) Expert photographers and hiking tour leaders available Family-friendly tour operator, you will not be disappointed!
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  • 4 hours
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$393.00
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Alcatraz Inside and Golden Gate Bridge Express Visit By Deluxe Comfort Van
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Alcatraz Inside and Golden Gate Bridge Express Visit By Deluxe Comfort Van

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Enjoy two same day classic San Francisco experiences — a round trip express excursion to the Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco side) by deluxe van from Fisherman’s Wharf with a visit inside Alcatraz cellhouse. Guests will be assigned a same day Alcatraz ferry that coincides with the van with a small amount of time in between. Guests will be depart Fisherman's Wharf location to experience 45 minutes at the Golden Gate Bridge (SF side). Guests will have ample time to walk the bridge and take photos. There is also an option to upgrade in advance to visit the other side of the bridge by van in addition to your San Francisco side stop. Drop off directly at Pier 33 Alcatraz after bridge with time to spare! This is a laid back family style road trip with light narration. No frills! Just thrills! Our basic non narrated tour is designed for those in a hurry! Enjoy the bridge without the hassle of bikes or buses. Note: Some dates are Alcatraz first then Golden Gate Bridge express after.
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  • 3 hours
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$97.99
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$97.99

Alcatraz and San Francisco Combo Tour Package

Alcatraz and San Francisco Combo Tour Package

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Why should you visit Alcatraz? Visiting Alcatraz Island is one of the most rewarding and fascinating experiences of any trip to San Francisco and California, you will not be disappointed. The mystery of the Alcatraz Great Escape endures 50 years after the event. Visiting Alcatraz Island is one of the most rewarding and fascinating experiences of any trip to San Francisco and California. Alcatraz, the legendary former prison known as “The Rock”, is where some of the United States’ most notorious criminals were incarcerated. Though several inmates tried to escape from this maximum-security federal prison, none were ever successful - until the June 1962 Alcatraz escape. No tour company can offer you this 5-star Alcatraz and San Francisco combo tour like we do. Special terms: -All Alcatraz reservations are subject to availability even when transactions are approved. -We are unable to guarantee more than 7 tickets per reservation due limited tickets availability.
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  • 5 hours
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$389.00
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Alcatraz Inside and City Tour Express

Alcatraz Inside and City Tour Express

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Enjoy two Classic Same Day San Francisco experiences — a visit inside Alcatraz Island and a two hour round trip non Stop Express city tour excursion by selected open air buses/van/Tuk-tuks from Fisherman’s Wharf. Guests will start their day with our express tour then take an assigned time ferry ride to Alcatraz and on the SAME day. Guests will be allotted enough time in between to comfortably walk and both attractions. No frills! Just thrills! Our basic tour is designed to be an optional economical introduction to the city for those in a hurry! This experience does not offer any stops with re-entry with this package. Guests will be assigned to either an Alcatraz/afternoon City Tour or Morning City Tour/afternoon Alcatraz based on our reserved voucher times. Guests will be required to meet a check in agent for their bus portion of this event. Guests do not need to take the city tour portion if they only want to complete Alcatraz.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$150.00
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$150.00

Alcatraz Muir Woods Express Deluxe Van with Golden Gate Bridge Visit
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Alcatraz Muir Woods Express Deluxe Van with Golden Gate Bridge Visit

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Combine an Alcatraz prison visit with a same day Express deluxe van visit to Muir Woods and the Golden Gate Bridge. This one day excursion gets you three iconic attractions in a laid back hassle free way. No frills...just thrills! No spiels...just deals! Hybrid of light narration with a blend of informative documentaries by television monitor. Feel like a VIP as you relax during this small group family style road trip in style! The day will typically start with a morning Muir Woods excursion. Guests will driven to Muir Woods to experience approximately 1.5 hours in the park full of red woods. After we will experience the Golden Gate Bridge with ample time to stop and walk the bridge for photos. This excursion will end directly at Alcatraz Pier 33 to experience same day inside Alcatraz cellhouse visit with audio tour. Alcatraz is often the last portion and is in late afternoon slots. However, some days events may be reversed with Alcatraz in morning and Muir Woods in late afternoon.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
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$110.00
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San Francisco Bay Air Tour

San Francisco Bay Air Tour

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If you’re short on time but still want to explore San Francisco’s most prized areas, this San Francisco Bay Helicopter Tour allows you to do just that. Fly above the city and its popular landmarks like Coit Tower and the Golden Gate Bridge, as well as surrounding areas like Half Moon Bay. Plus, you’ll also get a glimpse of Alcatraz Island without having to take a boat—perfect for travelers who get sea sick.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00
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San Francisco Bay Lunch Cruise
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San Francisco Bay Lunch Cruise

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Sail around the San Francisco Bay and view the city’s iconic sights while enjoying a buffet lunch on this yacht cruise from downtown. Only from the water can you see the city’s skyline and pass right under the Golden Gate Bridge. Load up on both meat and vegetarian entrees, salads, and sweets during your scenic cruise.
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  • 2 hours
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$96.69
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Alcatraz Prison Tour + Golden Gate Bridge Bike Rentals

Alcatraz Prison Tour + Golden Gate Bridge Bike Rentals

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Maximize your time in San Francisco with this Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary admission and bike rental package. No need to worry about booking ferry tickets—they’re included to Alcatraz Island and back. Once you’re there, enjoy an audio tour around the former Alcatraz Prison site and its cell blocks. A one-day bike rental is also included—the perfect way to get fit, cover lots of ground, and see the Golden Gate Bridge.
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  • 3 hours
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$120.00
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Alcatraz Tour with Full-Day Bike Rental in San Francisco

Alcatraz Tour with Full-Day Bike Rental in San Francisco

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Booking your chance to visit Alcatraz Island can sometimes lead to disappointment if you don’t book ahead of time. Ride the ferry (ticket included) to the often-sold-out Alcatraz Island. Then, enjoy a self-guided tour and explore independently. When you’re back in San Francisco, plan a ride with the included full-day bicycle rental for more city adventures.
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  • 1 day
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$139.00
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San Francisco Bay Adventure Boat Sightseeing
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San Francisco Bay Adventure Boat Sightseeing

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See San Francisco’s top attractions from the water on this 1.5-hour tour by rigid inflatable boat. Your guide will provide gear to keep you dry and warm as you take off from Pier 39. Pass the infamous prison of Alcatraz, Coit Tower, the Presidio and glide under the Golden Gate Bridge while your captain provides insightful narration. Numbers are limited to 12 people to keep this small-group tour as intimate as possible.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$99.00
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$99.00

America's Cup Day Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay
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America's Cup Day Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay

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Tread in the footsteps of world-champion sailors on this 2.5-hour America’s Cup Day Sail on San Francisco Bay. You’ll board a high-speed International America’s Cup class yacht and take a turn on the official race course from the 2013 competition. With a skilled sailor in charge, you’ll take your turn as crew working the sail trim controls and even have a chance to skipper the boat. After departing from San Francisco’s famous Pier 39 you’ll take to the Bay and cruise beneath the magnificent Golden Gay Bridge. There’s no better way to see the Bay than this sailing trip with USA 76.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$181.99
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San Francisco Helicopter Tour and Sunset Dinner Cruise

San Francisco Helicopter Tour and Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Fly over San Francisco in a helicopter for stunning aerial views, then board a boat on San Francisco Bay for a sunset dinner cruise. This combo tour allows you to see the best of the city from the air and the water, including multiple views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge and Alcatraz. Pickup from select hotels is included.
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  • 5 hours
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$415.00
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San Francisco in a Day: Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown & Skyline Bay Cruise
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San Francisco in a Day: Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown & Skyline Bay Cruise

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Combine some of San Francisco's top sights—Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, and the Golden Gate Bridge—in a single day tour. This combination of stops may be a little bit different than traditional San Francisco tours, but it lets travelers get a better look at the true culture and history of the city. Hop aboard a cable car through the Financial District and down into Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf. Snap photos of the Golden Gate Bridge from up close and listen to in-depth commentary as you travel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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Helicopter Tour with Lunch and Afternoon in Sausalito

Helicopter Tour with Lunch and Afternoon in Sausalito

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Get a bird’s-eye view of San Francisco on this helicopter tour to Sausalito, including a gourmet lunch and return ferry ride to the city. Admire the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island as you soar across the bay on your 20-minute flight. After arriving in Sausalito, enjoy lunch at a delicious Italian spot. Then take your time exploring the galleries and boutiques in town before hopping aboard a ferry back to San Francisco.
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  • 5 hours
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$415.00
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Alcatraz Island Prison Tour + Ferry + Hop-on Hop-off Open top Bus Tour (Classic)

Alcatraz Island Prison Tour + Ferry + Hop-on Hop-off Open top Bus Tour (Classic)

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This Alcatraz cruise ticket includes the ferry to the Alcatraz Island, the 45-minutes audio tour, and the entrance to the Alcatraz Island cell blocks. It also includes a Hop on Hop off open top bus tour for the ultimate San Francisco experience. The Alcatraz tour ticket is very popular and it is recommended that you book in advance online to secure your Alcatraz tour spot. You can stay on Alcatraz Island as long as you like, but allow at least 3 hours for cruising to the Island, taking the Cellhouse audio tour, exploring the rest of the Island and its historic exhibits and returning via ferry to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing. The Alcatraz tour ticket package contains tour activities that are operated by different tour agencies. You will receive ticketing instruction by email once your booking is confirmed. The Alcatraz tour departure time can range from 10am to 6pm and will be assigned to you after booking.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$168.00
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San Francisco Bay Air Tour

San Francisco Bay Air Tour

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See the sights of San Francisco Bay from above on an air tour from the Hayward airport. As you fly through the sky on a 3-passenger plane with an experienced pilot, look down on attractions like Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge and downtown San Francisco.
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  • 30 to 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.00
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Elite Flight Tour Over San Francisco

Elite Flight Tour Over San Francisco

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Enjoy epic aerial views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz, among other city highlights, on this 1-hour guided air tour. Fly from the suburb of Hayward in a Cessna with a pilot/guide at the helm, who will fill you in on the history and culture of the city through guided commentary in English or Spanish.
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$279.00
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Private two hour morning sail For you and your group up to six people

Private two hour morning sail For you and your group up to six people

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Have you ever wanted to go sailing in the San Francisco Bay area but didn’t know anyone with a boat? Come sail with me, Captain John. Let me share my passion for sailing with you. I’m a U.S. certified sailing instructor and licensed by the U.S Coast Guard and fully insured. The boat, Temptation, was purchased in 2007 brand new. She is a modern, luxury 37-foot sailing yacht. I have lived here for almost 45 years and can be your tour guide on the water. Just sit back, relax and enjoy a great day of sailing the SF bay with your friends and family. Sailing aboard my boat, Temptation, is a great economical way to spend a memorable day on the beautiful San Francisco Bay. It’s so much fun!
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  • 2 hours
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$600.00
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Horseback Ride & Alcatraz Prison Tickets
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Horseback Ride & Alcatraz Prison Tickets

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Horseback Ride & Alcatraz Tour Overview: After a complimentary pick-up at your hotel in San Francisco, we will drive you to Olema Valley located north of Stinson Beach to visit a family-owned ranch who offers horseback rides in a beautiful forest. They welcome all levels of horseback riders – from beginners to experts but this 1-hour horseback ride is designed for beginners! Your Alcatraz tickets, ferry and horseback ride are also included in this tour package. You will also stop and visit beautiful Stinson Beach and enjoy breathing views and stops along California coast highway 1. A friendly Reminder: Due to Covid-19, the horseback ride company located near the beach is temporarily closed. Also, due to very dense fog along the beach , the one-hour horseback ride for beginners takes place in a forest located north of the famous Stinson Beach. This will allow you to explore and see more sights and attractions at no additional cost.
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  • 5 hours
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$496.00
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2 Hours Private Sailboat Charter in San Francisco Bay

2 Hours Private Sailboat Charter in San Francisco Bay

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Boats that usually take groups out on the San Francisco Bay can be super crowded and it can even be hard to see the views. This San Francisco Bay Private Sailboat Cruise takes just you and your group out on the water, so you never have to worry about missing out on seeing something. See popular spots like Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge or customize your time on the bay.
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  • 2 hours
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$600.00
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San Francisco Sunset Flight Tour

San Francisco Sunset Flight Tour

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The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, and Coit Tower are must-sees of San Francisco, but it can be difficult to see them all during one trip or outing. Prebook this San Francisco Sunset Flight Tour and see those sights and more in just one night. Enjoy flying over the city as the sun sets and take in some of the best views of all it has to offer.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$269.00
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San Francisco Instagram Private Car Tour: Most Famous Spots with All-Inclusive

San Francisco Instagram Private Car Tour: Most Famous Spots with All-Inclusive

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If you are looking for some culture, delicious food and a ton of great photos, then this is the tour for you! The morning will start with a private pickup from your hotel by one of our friendly, local guides. From there your tour will begin as you start your drive in one of our comfortable and spacious vehicles. This full-day tour will be fully packed with famous landmarks, vintage architecture, secretly located spots and much much more! ==== Full schedule 10:00 AM – Pick up from Hotel 10:30 AM – Check out the legendary Painted Ladies 11:00 AM – Explore Union Square 11:45 AM – Catch of view of Alcatraz from Pier 39 12:00 PM – Walk around Fisherman’s Wharf 12:30 PM – Lunch time 1:00 PM – Explore Ghirardelli Square 2:00 PM – Awe at the view from the Golden Gate Bridge 2:40 PM – Stop by Golden Gate Park 3:10 PM – Get a picture at one of SF’s Hidden Gems (16th Avenue Tiled Steps) 3:30 PM – Overlook the whole city at Twin Peaks Viewpoint 3:45 PM – Return to hotel 4:00 PM – Arrive at hotel
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$399.00
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What are Alcatraz hours of operation?
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Alcatraz hours of operation: Multiple departure times available. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Alcatraz tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Alcatraz can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Alcatraz 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Alcatraz costs USD 159.00. Guided Alcatraz tours start around USD 159.00 per person.
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