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VIP Early Access to Alcatraz and Cable Car Sightseeing Tour

Availability: Tours available Thursday to Monday
Duration: 7 hours, 15 minutes
Language: English
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Do this because
  • Beat the crowds and be one of the first to Alcatraz for a fascinating award-winning audio tour
  • Get spectacular views from above of Chinatown and North beach and cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
  • Stop at Fort Point and the Palace of Fine Arts on this VIP San Francisco tour
What to expect

Take this tour for a once-in-a-lifetime guided tour of the island prison Alcatraz. Not only will you get exclusive VIP access to this infamous attraction, but you will also see San Francisco from above, enabling you to tick off a bunch of the city's sights in one go. You get to beat the crowds as this tour gives you early ferry access to Alcatraz before most other visitors are allowed, therefore you get to experience the prison at your leisure learning about notorious criminals and the vivid history.

After a packed-lunch, you will hop into the refurbished, classic cable car and take to the skies, taking in sights from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Palace of Fine Arts to the Chinatown. This full and exciting tour will allow you explore the city in and its history in a truly unique fashion.

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What's included
  • A boxed lunch
  • Alcatraz ferry and entrance tickets
  • Audio tour
Reduced price
  • Child (5-11 years) reduced

Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

Meeting point:
  • The meeting point is on Pier 33, next to the lamppost across from the information booth
  • The end point is at Alcatraz Landing
What to remember
  • Your guide will be wearing an orange jacket and holding a flag, both adorned with the Hornblower Classic Cable Cars logo
  • At the meeting point your guide will take your lunch order
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  • Tours available everyday from Thursday to Monday
  • Tours begin at 8.00am and finish at 3.15pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 90 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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