Visit the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry and discover its history. Explore the urban side of San Francisco on a guided bike tour through 8 of the city’s districts. This relatively flat route will help to show you what makes San Francisco so unique.
What to Expect
Cross San Francisco Bay on a journey to the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry. This world-famous prison served as a federal penitentiary from 1934 to 1963 and housed infamous criminals like Al Capone and Robert Stroud, the Birdman. Take the award-winning 45-minute Cellhouse audio tour and hear the tales of those who lived in Alcatraz. This tour brings history alive through the recounting of tales from correctional officers and prisoners.
Your bike tour will take place the previous day at 11:00. On this 4-hour bike tour you’ll explore the back alleys of North Beach’s Little Italy and have up-close views of the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. See Barbary Coast and San Francisco’s historic supper clubs. Find out how the neighborhoods have transformed from scandalous to sparkling.
You’ll ride around the Giants’ AT&T ball park, and into the culturally rich Mission, Castro, and Haight Ashbury neighborhoods. See ever-changing street art and the locals that rule each area and make each community unique.
Cruise Nopa and take in the charming Painted Ladies of Alamo Square before visiting the Civic Center. Ride through Polk Gulch, which is San Francisco’s original gay neighborhood, and finish your ride at Aquatic Park. The tour ends at festive Fisherman’s Wharf.
- Alcatraz ticket
- Bike rental
- Professional tour guide
- Front handlebar bag and rear gear rack
What's Not Included
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Damage insurance
This activity is non-refundable
Please meet at 2661 Taylor Street.
Know Before You Go
Your bike tour is automatically scheduled for the day prior to your Alcatraz excursion, which is the date you choose when booking. Please contact the local supplier if you would like to reschedule for a different day. Alcatraz tour time varies by day.
The Alcatraz and Bike Tour combination is non-refundable after purchase.
The Cellhouse audio tour is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
You must provide the name of all participants during booking in order to
receive Alcatraz tickets. If incomplete information is provided you will
not get tickets, nor receive a refund.
Electric Bike Upgrade available for USD 25 payable to the supplier at time of travel.