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Take a tour of the world-famous island prison Alcatraz - San Francisco’s most popular attraction!
It is essential to book your tour of Alcatraz in advance as it is often fully booked up for months ahead, especially in the summer
This ticket also includes 4 bus tours of San Francisco, which you can use at your leisure to explore the city for 3 non-stop days!
Alcatraz - the place EVERYONE wants to visit on a trip to San Francisco. This one handy ticket includes the ferry crossing to “The Rock”, and the award-winning tour of the prison itself, with haunting audio and recorded interviews.
But that’s not all; you’ll also receive 72 hours’ unlimited access to four San Francisco bus tours (including hop-on hop-offs). This includes the Downtown Loop, Sausalito Loop, Night Tour and the Official City Loop, so you’ll literally have all of San Francisco covered.
If you want to visit Alcatraz and see all of Frisco’s best bits, you simply can’t beat this amazing value ticket. Make your booking ASAP to secure your tour of “The Rock”!
The most popular tourist attraction in San Francisco bar none. A visit to “The Rock” is an absolute must-do, but you MUST book early or risk missing out!
Your tour begins by catching a ferry from Pier 33 to Alcatraz island. Once you’ve disembarked, you’ll take the award-winning audio walking and cell-block tour. This features interviews with inmates and guards who actually lived on Alcatraz before the prison closed in 1968.
Important: The date you select when booking your ticket is the date your visit to Alcatraz will be reserved.
This hop-on hop-off tour will take you directly to downtown San Francisco’s most famous sights. Take your time exploring at each of the 13 stops around San Francisco, and simply jump back on when you’re ready to visit the next location.
Go from South Vista Point to North Vista Point via 1.7 miles of the Golden Gate Bridge! You'll get amazing views of San Francisco Bay before stopping for a while in the peaceful and costal Sausalito. Stroll along the waterfront, take in an art gallery or two, or enjoy a meal by the sea.
See all of San Francisco's biggest sights! Highlights include: Ghirardelli Square, Palace of Fine Arts, Marina District, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Haight Ashbury, City Hall, Union Square, Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf. With plenty of photo opportunities and lively commentary from the entertaining guides, this is the best way to see San Fran!
Take this 90-minute Night Tour and see for yourself exactly what goes on after the sun goes down! Visiting areas such as areas including Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach and Embarcadero, you’ll marvel at the bright lights of the city skyline and get to see how the historic neighbourhoods come alive after dark. (Please Note: The Night Tour is not a hop-on-hop-off)
All tickets which include a visit to Alcatraz are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Your ticket is valid on the bus tours for 72 hours.
Daily except Christmas Day & Thanksgiving.
The following areas on Alcatraz Island are wheelchair accessible: Alcatraz Dock Area, Prison Building Main Floor, All Bookstores, Museum Displays, and the Island Theater.
Please be aware that Alcatraz Island is steep and hilly. An electric shuttle is available for visitors unable to climb the hill, which runs on a regular schedule each day. Please note that families with small children and strollers cannot use the electric shuttle and seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
English-speaking live guide.
The date you select when booking your ticket is the date your visit to Alcatraz will be reserved.
Children aged 4 and under go free! However if you are bringing a child aged 4 or under, please let the tour guide know by calling the number provided on your e-ticket at least 24 hours prior to your tour.
All tickets for the bus tours can be picked up at the CitySightseeing Office. The bus portion of this attraction can be used at your leisure (within any 72 hour period).
The City Sightseeing office is at 1331 Columbus Avenue, Fisherman’s Wharf (between Beach Street & North Point Street).
You must redeem your voucher for your Alcatraz tickets from the City Sightseeing Office on the morning of your tour date between 9am and 10am. They will then let you know what time your tour will be. Please Note: you will require your tickets at the Alcatraz Cruises Pier 33. Our vouchers will not be accepted here.
Please Note: Departures and timings are traffic dependent and routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. During special holidays or events, schedules may differ and/or tours may finish earlier than usual. For the most up to date information please enquire locally.
Stops on each tour route include:
The Official City Tour: