Sure, you can simply visit Alcatraz. Anyone can do that. But we'd like to suggest that you consider visiting The Rock in a slightly different way — by combining the visit with a unique San Francisco activity.
All Alcatraz tours include the scenic ferry ride to the island and admission to the prison (you get out later!).
When we travel we like to experience a little bit of the unusual, the unexpected. That's why we like these combo tours that not simply get you to Alcatraz — they combine it with someting else to make the whole package just a little more exciting.
We absolutely love getting a little special treatment. You not only save valuable vacation time, but being treated as a VIP will be something you'll always treasure.
Hop on your special cable car bus in the morning and ride over to Pier 33. There you board the first ferry to Alcatraz, where you have priority access tickets.
But that's not the end of it. After your leisurely time exploring the island and back in the city, you hop aboard the cable car bus for a fun tour of the city, including Chinatown, North Beach and other iconic neighbourhoods. You even get to ride the cable car bus across the Golden Gate bridge.
This is a complete package that lasts into the afternoon, and we think you're going to love it.
Soar above the city and Alcatraz Island on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. It's a great chance to see the best of San Francisco and the Bay, including spectacular views of Embarcadero, Angel Island, the Transamerica Pyramid, the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito.
Back on land, take a ferry ride to Alcatraz to explore the prison with the informative audio tour. Best of all, this tour can be completed over two days. You get to choose your flight time and pickup locations. This VIP tour includes tickets to Alcatraz.
Imagine this. You step out of your hotel and into a safari-style open-air vehicle for the start of an amazing urban adventure.
Your driver/guide whisks you around the city for a 4-hour quirky, informative, and fun introduction to the best of the city. And you're not just seeing the normal things like bridges and wharfs (or is it "wharves"?) — you also get to see the real, insiders San Francisco with off-the-beaten-path stops at interesting alleys, murals and movie locations.
There's lots of time to tour and stop for photos before your ferry cruise to Alcatraz.
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