Alcatraz + Downtown Double Decker Tour
Official Alcatraz Tour
San Francisco’s most famous attraction. Alcatraz tickets usually sell out 1-2 weeks in advance so it is recommended to make your reservations early.
Your Alcatraz Island tour departs from centrally located Pier 33 in the heart of San Francisco and includes:
Transportation to and from the island from Pier 33.
45 minute audio tour “Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour” featuring prisoners and correctional officers who used to live and work on Alcatraz.
Orientation Video presented by the Discovery Channel.
Docent and Ranger tours available.
Stay as long as you like – ferries return every 30 minutes. Average length of stay is 2 -3 hours.
Departing from Pier 43 ½ in the heart of Historic Fisherman’s Wharf, sail past the San Francisco skyline and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach, the famous swimming clubs of Aquatic Park, the historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier, the San Francisco Maritime National Park, and numerous other exciting sights.
Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour of San Francisco
Customer Review: “We enjoyed our trip very much. The drivers & tour guides were very friendly and accommodating. It’s a great way to see the sights without the hassle of renting a car, parking, etc.” – Erica, Riverside, CA
- Entertaining and professional tour guides narrating on every bus.
- HopOn and HopOff at 12 stops throughout San Francisco.
- See the city from the top of an an authentic English Double Decker Bus!
- Valid for 24 hours from time of first use.
- Great value choice – perfect to use for a half day, or over 1 full day.
Enjoy a fully guided 90 minute tour of San Francisco’s most famous sites, with unlimited hop on and off privileges for 24 hours. Stops all over central San Francisco including:
- Fisherman’s Wharf – Located on the northern waterfront, this area is best known for Pier 39 (shopping, restaurants, sea lions and much more), San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Cannery Shopping Center, Ghirardelli Square, and many other attractions.
- Ferry Building – Here, a Farmers Market is held twice each week and offers produce and flowers from small regional farmers and ranchers, many of whom are certified organic. A wealth of other products include regional artisan specialties such as breads, cheeses and jams.
- Union Square – The central shopping district in San Francisco, featuring Macy’s, Tiffany’s, Neiman Marcus, Victoria’s Secret, Saks Fifth Avenue, and hundreds of other major retailers.
- Chinatown – The dragon gate on Grant Avenue at Bush Street (installed in 1969) is a gift from the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan). San Francisco’s Chinatown is the largest outside Asia and is a great area to spend a few hours walking around.
- North Beach – This is a primarily Italian neighborhood, with dozens of authentic Italian restaurants and cafes. It is also conveniently located in the northeast part of San Francisco, adjacent to Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Telegraph Hill (Coit Tower) and Russian Hill (Lombard Street).