Fisherman's Wharf walking tour & Alcatraz visit
Walking tours

Fisherman's Wharf walking tour & Alcatraz visit

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy an immersive walk with amazing views and riveting stories of San Francisco
  • Learn about San Francisco's coming-of-age through its history as a port city
  • Whet your appetite as you learn about SF's regional treats: Ghirardelli Chocolate, Sourdough Bread, and Dungeness Crab
  • Visit the notorious Alcatraz prison
  • Find out how Alcatraz Island became home to one of the most notorious prisons in the world
What to expect

Visit top attractions along San Francisco's famed waterfront: Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 with this special walking tour. You'll also get to visit and experience the notorious Alcatraz prision firsthand for yourself!

During this 60-minute walking tour, you'll learn about the rich history of San Francisco with a highly-rated guides, all while taking in amazing views. You'll visit iconic landmarks and hear incredible stories about the gold rush, the cable car system, earthquakes, and much more.

Itinerary:

  • Start on the north end of Fisherman’s Wharf. As you enjoy those beautiful bayside views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, you’ll hear how San Francisco grew with the Gold Rush boom, cable cars, and even earthquakes to become the global metropolis it is today
  • Walk with your guide along the waterfront where food stalls selling regional specialties like crab and clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls line the path. You'll walk a section of the Barbary Coast trail and learn about its unsavory past
  • Over at Pier 39, you can hang with the sea lions, admire the historic ships, and get to know the lively entertainment district
  • Afterward, you’re ready for your cruise to Alcatraz Island. Your guide will show you where to find the boat. There are great views of the skyline on the ride over, so be sure to bring your camera
  • Once you’re there, enjoy your self-guided tour of the island, including the notorious prison. There’s WiFi on the island so you can access the audio guide on your smartphone
  • Then you’ll return to Fisherman’s Wharf — a perfect day by the bay
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Alcatraz visit
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 5-11)
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Meet at 700 Beach Street (across the street from Buena Vista Cafe) in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.

    What to remember
    • This tour operates in small groups of 25 people or less so you’ll move fast and see more
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    info@newyorktour1.com
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 240 hours before the experience begins.

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