Alcatraz & City Tour

This tour combines a 3-1/2 hour Deluxe City Tour with a tour of Alcatraz. Audio tour of Alcatraz is included.

For information on the Alcatraz segment of this tour, please click on the Alcatraz Day Tour button to the left.

Alcatraz, known as the Rock, is a former federal penitentiary and was once home to Machine Gun Kelly and Scarface Capone.

The Deluxe City Tour visits San Francisco's major attractions including the following:

Golden Gate Park . Victorians
Nob Hill . Place of Fine Arts
Union Square . North Beach
Cable Cars . Civic Center
Coit Tower . Presidio
and more.

The City tours starts in Fisherman's Wharf and heads west through the Presidio and Crissy Fields up to the Golden Gate Bridge viewing area ( first stop.) 

From the viewing area you'll see the Golden Gate, the bridge, Alcatraz, and the Marin Headland. After this photo stop, the tour continues west through the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, past the Legion of Honor, to Land's End and the Cliff house. Then it goes south along the ocean for a mile and enters Golden Gate Park heading East.

Your second stop will be in Golden Gate Park at either the Japanese Tea Gardens or the Conservative of Flowers.

From here the tour head through the Height Ashbury with their marvelous Victorians and up to Twin Peaks for the third stop. Twin Peaks offers outstanding views of all of San Francisco and the Bay Area. You can see west to the Pacific Ocean and east to Mt. Diablo. On a really clear day you can make out the Sierra Mountains, 125 miles to the east. Then you'll head down to the grand Beaux-Arts Civic Center, through Union Square, Nob Hill, China town, North Beach, and back to Fisherman's Wharf.

This tour offers San Francisco in a nutshell; it's a great overview of a fabulously diverse city.

Between the City tour and Alcatraz you will have time for lunch in Fisherman's Wharf.

We provide a booking service for purchasing Alcatraz tickets and City tours. The prices shown on this page includes our booking fee. The Alcatraz tickets and City Tour tour will be purchased in your name. You will pickup your Alcatraz tickets at the pre-paid window at Pier 33. You will receive a voucher for your City tour.

We update our inventory daily, but cannot guarantee availability.

No food or drinks on allowed on Alcatraz Island.

Alcatraz Island is managed by the National Park Service. The Deluxe City tours managed by Super Sightseeing.


(5 to 11)
Your Cost



Departure Times: 

Tours departs at 10 am. Hotel Pickup time is between 9:00 and 9:30 am. Depending on available, your tour may start an Alcatraz tour in the morning and a City tour in the afternoon or the other way around. You should arrive back at your hotel around 5 pm.

Departs From: 

Fisherman Wharf area or your hotel

Duration:       7 hours (actual tour time about 5-1/2 hours)

Please reserve a whole day for this tour. It will not be over much before 5 pm. You will have time between the two tours for lunch in the Fisherman's Wharf area.

Includes Hotel Pickup:     Yes

Tour Includes Meals:   No


All year, every day except major holidays such as Christmas and New Years.


Casual. Alcatraz tends to be foggy in the morning and warmer in the afternoon. Wear layered clothing.

About the tour operator:

Ticket for this tour are booked through SF Audio Tours. Their service fee is $10 per ticket service fee is included in the prices shown on this page.

Cancellation Policy:

All sales are final. No refunds, exchanges or cancellations.
You can not change the date of time of the tour once it is booked. There is a $25 cancellation free for the city tour.

Tickets & Confirmation:
Immediately after submitting your reservation, your receipt will be displayed. The receipt will contain the tour operator's contact information and your reservation number. A copy of the receipt will also be emailed to you.  Within 24 hours you will receive notice that your tour voucher is ready for printing. You will need to return to this web site to print your voucher.   You will need to present the confirmation number and voucher to the tour operator on the day of your activity.

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