Alcatraz + 2 Day Official City Tour + Blue and Gold Bay Cruise

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  • Product Description

    2-day Official City Double Decker Bus Tour of San Francisco + Alcatraz Island Tour

    • Great Value – includes all 4 Open Top Bus Tour Loops in San Francisco.
    • Entertaining and professional tour guides narrating on every bus.
    • HopOn and HopOff at 35+ stops throughout San Francisco and Sausalito.
    • Enjoy a full tour of Alcatraz Island, including the award winning cellblock audio tour.
    • See the city from the top of an an authentic English Double Decker Bus!
    • Enjoy the city lights and skyline on our Night Loop.
    • Bus tours valid for 48 hours from time of first use.

     

    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.

    San Francisco Double Decker Bus Tours – Includes All 4 open-top tours:

    Your All Loops Bus Tour includes unlimited use for 48 hours on all 4 of our San Francisco open-top bus tours. Tours have multiple departures throughout the day. The Downtown Tour, The Official City Tour, and The Sausalito Tour. Your pass includes the ability to HopOn and HopOff at 35+ stops, and the San Francisco Night Tour is a 90 minute single Tour.

    1. The Downtown – Double Decker Bus Tour
    Enjoy a fully guided 90 minute tour of San Francisco’s most famous sites, with unlimited hop on and off privileges up to 48 hours from your first ride! Stops Include:

    • 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).

    2. The Official City Tour- Double Decker Bus Tour
    This 2 hour tour will take you through all San Francisco has to offer in one hop on hop off opportunity. Guiding you towards the best photo opportunities, our tour guides will share their knowledge with you about San Francisco from the top of a double decker bus.
    Official City Tour Highlights:

    • Ghirardelli Square – Over 40 shops and restaurants, including the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop, world famous for its ice cream sundaes.
    • Palace of Fine Arts – Built for the World Fair has been a favorite wedding location for couples throughout the San Francisco Bay area. Also a popular location for many festival celebrations, orchestras and events.
    • Golden Gate Bridge – A great place to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge or visit the Presidio and its former Military establishments
    • Golden Gate Park – An exciting place to visit a number of museums and attractions such as The Conservatory of Flower, The California Academy of Sciences and The deYoung Museum.
    • Haight/Ashbury – More commonly known as the “Hippie District”, Haight maintains the Summer of Love feel with its numerous shops and murals dedicated to the 1960’s.
    • City Hall – Great photo opportunities of the San Francisco City Hall structures nearby to the Opera House, Symphony Hall and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
    • 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.
    • 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, Alcatraz Landing, and many other attractions.

    3. Sausalito Tour- Open Top Bus Tour
    A friendly and knowledgeable tour guide shares the incredible history of the Golden Gate Bridge: Its conception, creation and its place as one of the most recognized landmarks in the world.
    Sausalito Tour Highlights:

    • The Presidio – Formerly a military post, the Presidio is a national park and recreational paradise featuring spectacular vistas, meandering trails, and historic and architectural treasures. Come for a hike, a walking tour, a picnic, to view an exhibit.
    • The Golden Gate Bridge – A trip across this famous landmark includes stops on both sides and plenty of photo opportunities.
    • Sausalito – One of the highlights of the San Francisco area. The tour includes a stop there for you to enjoy its galleries, shopping, bay views and its many restaurants. You are able to stop here for just a few minutes, or spend a few hours and catch a later bus back to San Francisco.

    4. Night Tour – Double Decker Bus

    Experience the best views of San Francisco at night. San Francisco sparkles and our Night Loop is a safe and enjoyable to see the city’s brightest neighborhoods. Night Loop Highlights:

    • Chinatown – Beginning at the dragon-crested gate at Grant Avenue and Bush Street, and extending for a 10 x 3 block area.
    • Financial District – The area is marked by a cluster of high-rise towers that lie between Grant Avenue and Union Square.
    • Bay Bridge – The toll bridge spans San Francisco Bay and links Oakland and San Francisco, as part of Interstate 80.
    • Embarcadero – This eastern waterfront of the Port of San Francisco, sits atop an engineered seawall. It is lined with restaurants, businesses, and the Ferry Building.
    • Union Square – This area is home to some of San Francisco’s nicest upscale shopping and popular nightlife.

     

    Blue and Gold, Golden Gate Bay Cruise

    Our Bay Cruise Adventure is a 60-minute bay cruise that allows you to enjoy the best of what the San Francisco Bay has to offer. As you cruise through the San Francisco Bay, you will be able to enjoy the city’s historic waterfront as well as its unique skyline. You can even enjoy the bay’s unique wildlife as you watch our famous Pier 39 sea lions along the trip! You may even be lucky enough to see some of the Harbor Porpoises that have returned to the bay!

    This bay cruise is accompanied by full narration, so you can learn all about major landmarks and scenes while enjoying their breathtaking beauty. Do you like the wind blowing in your hair? Do you enjoy taking uninterrupted pictures of landmark, scenery, or friends and family? If so, our outdoor deck seating is perfect for you. If you prefer a controlled climate while still being able to enjoy the scenery, you will enjoy our comfortable indoor seating.

    We take pride in representing San Francisco and everything it has to offer, so you can be assured that your bay cruise will not only be entertaining and informative, but enjoyable as well. If you are ready to enjoy the San Francisco Bay, come on a bay cruise with us today!

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