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3-in-1 Ultimate Bay Area Package: Alcatraz Tour Including Muir Woods and San Francisco City Tour

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    Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133

    Start your tour in the world famous Fisherman's Wharf area bordered by fresh seafood restaurants and amazing views of the bay along the waterfront

    Pass By: North Beach, Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Enjoy a scenic drive through the vibrant, rich in history North Beach neighborhood also known as the San Francisco's Little Italy

    Stop At: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102-9991

    Enjoy one of the finest examples of classical architecture in the US. San Francisco City Hall located in the city's Civic Center is the seat of government for the City and County of San Francisco. Take some pictures of the dome which is almost a foot taller than the United States Capitol Building.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Union Square, San Francisco Shopping Districts, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Welcome to the vibrant Union Square plaza, the heart of San Francisco, bordered by luxurious boutiques, salons, theaters and the well-know St. Francis hotel

    Stop At: 501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114

    (if weather permitting) We will drive you to Twin Peaks where you can enjoy the most stunning 360 degree view of San Francisco

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108

    Pass the Dragon Gate of the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese population outside Asia

    Pass By: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-1002

    Take a look at the stunning Palace of Fine Arts, a San Francisco historical landmark inspired by Greek and Roman architecture

    Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129

    Have your cameras ready as we stop at the symbol of San Francisco: the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Ocean Beach, Fulton St & Great Hwy Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA 94121

    Enjoy a scenic drive through the Pacific Ocean and the famous Cliff House restaurant perched above the cliffs

    Stop At: Golden Gate Park, 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1898

    Enjoy a part of the large Golden Gate Park of 1,017 acres which welcome more than 13 million visitors a year

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Muir Woods National Monument, 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205

    Venture north over the Golden Gate Bridge to an isolated canyon filled with ancient coastal redwood trees, also known as Muir Woods National Monument.

    Enjoy solitude and peace, through the cool, moist air, as you stroll through 1000-year-old trees towering 260 feet tall. Experience the awe and wonder as you are treated through Northern California’s signature fog, while you wander in and out of the Mother Nature’s redwood alleyways.

    The canopy of coastal redwoods soaring above will stimulate all of your senses as you journey through a piece of ancient California history. You will never forget the crisp, fresh redwood fragrance that will surround you on your journey to the majestic Muir Woods National Monument.

    Entrance fee into Muir Woods included in the tour; Enjoy up to 1.5 hours in Muir Woods is included. (Departure times available at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm)

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Sausalito Boardwalk, Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Sausalito, CA 94965

    Lastly, enjoy a scenic drive through the quaint seaside town of Sausalito – a Mediterranean-like village harbored across the San Francisco Bay, famous for its sweeping views, timeless sophistication, local boutiques and cafes. (Add an optional Ferry Ticket to return to San Francisco at your own leisure)

    Stop At: Alcatraz Island, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133

    Known as the Rock, Alcatraz Island is just a 30-minute ferry ride across the bay from the Embarcadero. Now operated by the National Park Service, the island prison was once home to such notorious inmates as Al 'Scarface' Capone and the 'Birdman' Robert Stroud. When you arrive on the island, grab an included headset for the 45-minute Cell house Audio Tour, which guides you through the cell block, cafeteria, and other areas as you listen to stories from the inmates themselves, as well as other residents of the island. You can step inside a prison cell to get a feel for what it was like to be incarcerated there, and enjoy views of the bay, Angel Island, and the San Francisco waterfront.

    Your Alcatraz tour is self-guided, 2 hours tour average time, you are welcome to stay longer or shorter; when you're finished, you may return to the city on whichever ferry you wish.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    288 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    City Tour and Muir Woods Tour: Complimentary hotel pick up is available from most San Francisco and SFO Airport area hotels with advance notice. If you do not see your hotel on the list during checkout, please select "I don't see my pick up location", and enter the hotel name and address that you are staying, and supplier will contact you to verify if pick up is provided.
    Alcatraz Tour: You have to make you own way to Alcatraz Landing. The departure point for Alcatraz is located at Pier 33, approximately 10-15 minutes walking distance from our office (Tower Tour Office is located 288 Beach St (Corner of Mason St) in Fisherman's Wharf) . Alcatraz is a self-guided tour, average visit time is 2 hours. Return back to San Francisco at your own leisure; ferry boats return to San Francisco every 30-40 minutes. Once in San Francisco, you have to make your own way back to your hotel.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    2 days
    Return Details
    Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Alcatraz Island ferry ride and Cellhouse Audio Tour (US $39.90 value)
    • Complimentary hotel shuttle service provide from San Francisco and SFO Airport-area hotels with advance notice.
    • National Park fees
    • Entry/Admission - Muir Woods National Monument
    • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Tour is to be completed over two days
    • Due to popular demand, reservations are required and the order of attractions will be determined after booking
    • 45-day advance notice suggested during peak season of May through October
    • Alcatraz Cellhouse Audio Tour is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
    • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
    • Alcatraz tickets are for the time and date selected and may not be changed
    • For security purposes, a government-issued photo ID is required for all guests to board the Alcatraz ferry
    • Names of each individual passenger are required at time of booking
    • You may leave Alcatraz Island at any time; ferries depart every 30 to 40 minutes
    • Order of activities may change based on availability; season, etc.
    • Bus Tour narration operated in English by live guide, with option for Audio Narration in the following languages. 中文, Español, 한국어, Français, 日本語, Deutsche, Italiano - Multi-Language Voice Narration Experience: QR Code Mobile App Feature (Must have mobile data to utilize feature; Wifi not available on motor-coach)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 6 July 2019

    Two day tour: Day 1 consisted of a 3-hour tour of the city in the morning and Muir Woods in the afternoon. Day 2 was Alcatraz. Tower Tours picked us up at our hotel near the airport both days and would have returned us if...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Karen H
    Reviewed 23 February 2019

    This was a wonderful way to see the sights. Guides were very helpful and could answer most of your questions. I have severe osteo-arthritis and walk with a cane. Reserving seats up front for handicapped persons would be nice.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Gene K
    Reviewed 2 October 2018

    We bought the 3-in-1 package for our family of 5 online weeks before our trip in June. We were instructed to arrive around 8:30 for our 10:00 tour which was a little too early, but we enjoyed the area and coffee while we waited. Alcatraz...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank Tammy R
    Reviewed 9 September 2018

    The 3-in-1 Bay Area Package was a great value for our travel dollar. Very well organized and professional.

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank mengblom
    Reviewed 8 April 2018

    Very professional experience. All three destinations were well worth our time. Especially enjoyed our time at Muir Woods. Alcatraz was extremely informative and interesting due to the awesome "audio guide" which walked you through the history of Alcatraz. Bus tour of San Francisco was also...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank Susan C
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    Eileen P
    10 October 2018|
    Response from Tammy R | Reviewed this property |
    You will need to monitor your time on the Alcatraz tour and provide your own transportation to the meeting point for the Muir Woods tour. We were not able to (my family of 5 spent too long at Alcatraz) So, we missed the next... More
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