San Francisco city tour and Escape from the Rock cruise

San Francisco, United States of America
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5h 30min
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
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What To Expect

Enjoy fantastic views and photo ops at famous locations on this four-hour narrated tour of San Francisco. You'll see the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and admire a stunning 360-degree view of the city from Twin Peaks. As you move through Golden Gate Park, you'll pass seasonal flower displays, windmills overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and (if you're lucky) grazing bison! The tour will teach you about San Francisco's early settlements, from Native Americans to Spanish missionaries, and the era of the gold rush. Then, drive by iconic Victorian homes in the historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. The city tour will end at the waterfront, where you'll board a boat at Pier 39 for the Escape the Rock cruise. The cruise provides an up-close look at the infamous prison island that has seen many unsuccessful escape attempts. You will circle the island twice to see it from all angles, along with the stunning city skyline. You may even catch some porpoises swimming by!Please note this tour does not land on Alcatraz Island.

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Important info

  • The Escape from the Rock cruise offers amulti-language audio tour in nine languages: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German and Taiwanese
  • Cruise is operated by BLUE & GOLD FLEET at different times depending on the season (check Blue&Gold operations for updated schedule)
What's included
Narrated bus tour of San Francisco. Bay cruise around Alcatraz Island
What's not included
Gratuities (optional)
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Know Before You Go

See San Francisco by land and sea. Pass famous sights including Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and North Beach. Sail around Alcatraz Island. Learn more about the area and its fascinating history

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour. City Tour Bus departure locations: (08.40am - From 478 Post St. San Francisco 94102 (Union Square Area)) / (9.00am - From 2800 Leavenworth St & Jefferson St. 94133 (Fisherman’s Wharf Area)).