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San Francisco Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off and Alcatraz Tour
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Discover San Francisco’s sites of legend on this captivating combination tour. You'll have the opportunity to explore the grounds (and history) of Alcatraz Island. Enjoy a fully narrated San Francisco hop-on hop-off tour. And visit Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, Chinatown, and more.

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Your day of exploration begins with a trip to the infamous Alcatraz Island. While you walk around this fascinating landmark and one-time prison, listen to an audio tour.

Afterward, enjoy a fully narrated San Francisco Trolley hop-on hop-off tour aboard a double-decker motorized cable car. Hop on or off at 20 stops including:
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Union Square
  • Chinatown
  • North Beach
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sausalito
  • ...and more!
Hop on and off at any of these stops and see the city at your leisure.

Inclusions :
  • Fully narrated, hop-on hop-off tour with 20 stops
  • 2-hour Alcatraz tour with audio commentary including all applicable admission fees
  • Recorded commentary in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, and Italian
  • 1-hour FREE bike rental (with purchase of 1 hour)

Flexible; approximately 6–7 hours

Departure time and location:
Every 30 minutes beginning at 9:30 AM; from Union Square and Pier 39 (call for Alcatraz tour time)
Not available on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, or New Year's Day

Return time and location:
Flexible; same as departure location

Important booking tip:
  • Children 5 and younger can participate at no additional cost.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation email or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem 1 voucher per person.

How to Redeem Your Voucher:
Confirm your reservation. Please call San Francisco Sightseeing to confirm your reservation and specific boarding times at least 24 hours before your scheduled tour day. You can find contact details on your printed voucher. Exchange voucher for a boarding ticket.

Know Before You Go:
  • Seating is arranged on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • In the event of rain, the tour may be cancelled or an enclosed vehicle may replace the cable car.
  • Due to occasional activities in San Francisco this tour may also be cancelled without notice.
Terms and conditions

You must redeem your printed voucher(s) for tickets at Pier 41 Marine Terminal.

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity cannot be cancelled. No refunds, credits, exchanges, or cancellations of this Activity are allowed. Refunds will not be issued for unused or partially used attractions or services.