Guided tour

San Francisco: City Highlights & Alcatraz 5-Hour Tour

4.5 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: San Francisco Excursions

San Francisco: City Highlights & Alcatraz 5-Hour Tour

Activity provider: San Francisco Excursions
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From US$ 129 per person

Likely to sell out

See it all in 1 day starting with an official Alcatraz Island tour followed by a route through San Francisco's highlights. Discover some of San Francisco's most iconic landmarks and explore its unique neighborhoods with a local guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Visit the famous Alcatraz Island and learn its history in an audio tour
  • Take the perfect shot of the Golden Gate Bridge from Fort Point
  • Discover the filming locations for TV shows and movies
  • Learn about the history, culture, and architecture of the city – as well as the best places to eat
Full description
Discover why Alcatraz remains one of San Francisco's greatest landmarks and experience its chilling allure in an official Alcatraz tour. Wander through the various exhibits while learning the history of the island in a 90-minute audio tour. Back on the mainland, go beneath the surface of San Francisco, exploring its famous sites and Instagram-worthy views in a 90-minute city tour.  Meet the group at the ticket booth on Pier 33 for the ferry transfer to Alcatraz Island. After returning on the ferry, explore 6 different locations in San Francisco with photo stops along the way. Stop at Fort Point to catch optimal views of the Golden Gate Bridge and learn about the city's history, culture, and architecture as the group makes its way through the diverse neighborhoods. Water and granola bars will be provided during this part of the tour.  Discover the best places to eat in the city and even check out the filming locations for TV shows and movies such as Full House and Mrs. Doubtfire. At the end of the tour, the guide will drop the group off at Fisherman's Wharf – a classic San Francisco experience and a must-see on any visit to the city.
  • Ferry and Alcatraz entrance ticket
  • Water and granola bars
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet at Pier 33 in front of the "purchase ticket booth". Kindly present a photo ID before boarding the ferry.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  •  Please note, the Alcatraz tour starts at 12:00 PM, and the city tour starts at 4 PM
  •  Cancellations must happen 7-days in advance for a full refund
  • Everyone over 18 must bring ID
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money

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Brenan was the best tour guide we have had. He knew his local culture and the history of the city. He went above and beyond!

April 17, 2022

Was a overall great day and experience.

March 1, 2022

August 7, 2021

Product ID: 257552