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Big Bus Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz

Experience the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views of San Francisco atop an open air bus – and then visit the world’s most famous prison. HIGHLIGHTS:

* Admission to Alcatraz with an award winning audio presentation

* Two walking tours included

* Cover all the city sights with the hop on – hop off bus tour

Hop on and off at your leisure to create your own customised journey around the city. Cruise across the bay to the infamous Alcatraz Island, known today as 'The Rock'. Two free walking tours are also included in the price of the excursion. Among the 20 key points of interest around San Francisco, you will see Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf, the famous Painted Ladies, the bustling neighbourhoods of Little Italy and Chinatown, and the counter-culture Mecca of Haight Ashbury. And, of course, the emblematic Golden Gate Bridge that spans San Francisco Bay. On the walking tours, a qualified guide will lead you on a delightful stroll through some of San Francisco's famous districts, Chinatown and the North Beach area. Having explored the city, take the ferry across the bay to the most notorious prison in the world, Alcatraz. Fifty years after it closed, its name still sends a shiver down the spine. This tour includes an award-winning 45 minute audio presentation that features recordings of former employees and inmates of the federal penitentiary. See the cells and learn all about the attempted escapes. You'll also have plenty of time to explore the island on your own. Hop on and off at your leisure to create your own customised journey around the city. Cruise across the bay to the infamous Alcatraz Island, known today as 'The Rock'. Two free walking tours are also included in the price of the excursion. Among the 20 key points of interest around San Francisco, you will see Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf, the famous Painted Ladies, the bustling neighbourhoods of Little Italy and Chinatown, and the counter-culture Mecca of Haight Ashbury. And, of course, the emblematic Golden Gate Bridge that spans San Francisco Bay. Meeting/pick-up point: Fisherman's Wharf, 99 Jefferson Street San Francisco, CA 94133 (corner of Jefferson and Mason).Start or opening time: 9am.End or closing time: 6pm.Languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: FOR TOURS THAT INCLUDE ALCATRAZ COMPLETE NAMES OF ALL PASSENGERS TRAVELLING ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE NOTE BOOKINGS WITHOUT FULL NAMES WILL NOT BE CONFIRMED.