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Horseback Ride on the Beach & Alcatraz Prison Tickets provided by Alcatraz Tours

Horseback Ride on the Beach & Alcatraz Prison Tickets

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Visiting Alcatraz Island is one of the most rewarding and fascinating experiences of any trip to San Francisco and California. You don’t have to drive to the Caribbean to ride a horse along a paradisiac golden beach. Here's your chance to knock this adventure off your bucket list. This family-friendly ranch offers trail rides and horseback riding lessons suitable for ages, tastes, occasions and experience levels. We will also drive you to Pacifica State Beach and old town, this is a popular destination for locals and surfers where you can have breakfast or enjoy a brunch before heading back to San Francisco to visit Alcatraz island. You Alcatraz prison tickets, ferry and horseback ride are all included. We added an extra hour to this adventure at no extra cost, so you enjoy a relaxing day and make this getaway a memorable journey for you.
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    Alcatraz Island
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    The first part of this new and custom tour: After a complimentary pick-up at your hotel in SF, you will depart south and cruise along California State Route 1, on the dramatic and rugged coastline of the Pacific Ocean to visit a family owned ranch of horseback riding at historic stable, located just south of San Francisco and North of Half -Moon Bay. The second part of your Alcatraz and horseback ride combo adventure will take you to legendary Island, also known as the ‘The Rock’. Your personal tour guide will drive you to the Alcatraz Ferry building, a terminal for Alcatraz ferries that provide transfers from San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz and return. This is the only ferry line allowed to access Alcatraz Island and it’s all included in the tour prices. These ferries and prison tickets are often sold months in advance, so the sooner you book, the better Once you disembark on the island, you will be offered Alcatraz’s award-winning self-guided audio tour, included in your tour price
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Important Information
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Horseback Ride on the Beach or in the forest
  • Bottled water
  • Alcatraz Island ticket ($39.90 USD value)
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
  • Meals, and gratuity , overtime and any extra activities fees
  • Requirement: Must be at least 7 years or older, and under 200 lb to ride a horse.
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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kellyspandfamily wrote a review Aug 2019
14 contributions6 helpful votes
Even though the wooded trails were a bit wet for us to ride due to the fog, but the experience was amazing, and we all enjoyed it very much. The horses looked happy, well cared for- these were some of the best-behaved horses we’ve ever interacted with, and the staff was very
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Date of experience: July 2019
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frankyannis wrote a review May 2019
21 contributions9 helpful votes
An awesome horseback ride on the beach and Alcatraz tour We got desperate as we couldn’t get our hands-on Alcatraz tickets. Alcatraz island tour and ferry tickets were sold out when we tried to book them online (6 weeks in advance). We tried every tour company in san fran,
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Checked Off an Alcatraz Tour from my Bucket List
Alcatraz. It is amazing!! The self guided headphone tour is very comprehensive. The island is beautiful and the
Almost a must visit when in San Francisco
Truly enjoyed the sunset boa tride, the seagulls and of course the night tour of Alcatraz. The national park guides
We booked our tickets online before we went. Glad we did! WOW are there a lot of people taking this tour! It was ve
Gena R
Gena R
Brilliant Tour a must do
A must do tour guides are brilliant very informative and we met an ex prisoner who was doing a book signing The cel
Great way to see San Francisco !!
We did not expect to see so much of the city in one day. Jon, was very friendly, informative and an accommodating
Alcatraz night tour is a must-do but book your tickets WELL in advance!
We booked our Alcatraz night trip with Alcatraz tours in February, but we were not visiting San Francisco until la
Great value afternoon.
We really enjoyed this tour. Catching a boat from pier 33 out the island. I was surprised as to how big it was. A n
Best trip
My kids were like ‘why do we have to go there’ but afterwards said it was one of the highlights of our trip. The au
Good but pricey
Our tour guide, Mary, was excellent. She’s a native who knows her history and is a great story teller. The 4 hour
Sana A
Sana A
Alcatrez Tour
I was in this trip with my friends and sister. We couldn’t find tickets and at the last moment contacted Adam, he a
Very Interesting
The tour was very interesting and worth the time and money. One suggestion for handicapped is if there were more be
Dennis M
Dennis M
An interesting piece of History...
Back when my daughter was just a little sprout, about 4 or 5 years old (around 1987) I took my family to Alcatraz.
Jan R
Jan R
Do not miss seeing Alcatraz
Learn how difficult life was for the prisoners on Alcatraz, the rock only a short ferry ride from San Francisco. It
Alcatraz tour
This is worth every penny. Sometimes tourist destinations are cheesy and a real disappointment, but not this tour.
Loved it
Seeing and hearing about how the island went from a military post to a prisoner island and learning how they lived
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  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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