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  1. United States
  2. California
  3. San Francisco
  4. Fisherman's Wharf

Cycle The Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Ticket

Product ID: 3681
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Enjoy a 2-day 2-tour package. Visit the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry and discover its history. Experience the thrill of cycling across the Golden Gate Bridge as you take a guided bike tour from San Francisco to Sausalito before returning.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the world-famous Alcatraz Island and discover its unique history
  • Bike across the Golden Gate Bridge for breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline
  • Coast downhill into the charming town of Sausalito
  • Choose to continue on to Tiburon if you’d like to pedal for longer
  • Bike back across the Golden Gate Bridge if you’d prefer the exercise!
  • Cycle along San Francisco’s waterfront and experience Fisherman's Wharf up close
Full description
Cross San Francisco Bay on a journey to the notorious Alcatraz Prison by ferry. This world-famous prison served as a federal penitentiary from 1934 to 1963 and housed infamous criminals like Al Capone and Robert Stroud, the Birdman. Take the award-winning 45-minute Cellhouse audio tour and hear the tales of those who lived in Alcatraz. This tour brings history alive through the recounting of tales from correctional officers and prisoners.

Your bike tour will take place the previous day at either 10:00 or 13:00. Set off from Fisherman’s Wharf and enjoy a leisurely cycle for around 3 hours. You’ll be kitted out with a current model bike, front handlebar bag, lock, helmet, rear gear rack, and takeaway map – and then you’ll be ready to head out on tour!

Follow the San Francisco waterfront with your guide, past Aquatic Park, Fort Mason, the Marina, and the Presidio, through Crissy Field and to Fort Point. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge on a wide bike path, and then proceed to Vista Point and on to Old Fort Baker.

The cycling tour comes to an end in Sausalito where you’ll have time to enjoy the shops, the many art galleries, and the delicious food. You can return to San Francisco right after the tour ends, or you may keep the bike until closing hours and enjoy additional time exploring this fascinating area on your own.

Important Note: All bike tours take place 1 day prior to your selected Alcatraz departure. The date and time selected on your confirmation is for your day 2 Alcatraz Tour. Afternoon Alcatraz departure times are allotted, and so will be confirmed to customers approximately 30 days before departure.
Includes
  • Trip to Alcatraz island, with a ferry to and from the island
  • 2.5-hour self-guided audio tour of the island
  • Professionally guided bike tour
  • All day bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Map
  • Lock and key
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Damage insurance
  • Meals
  • Electric bicycle - available for an additional USD 35 fee payable on the day to the supplier

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Redeem your voucher at our 2661 Taylor Street Tour Center location. As the tour has a 10:00 and 13:00 guaranteed departure, riders are advised to arrive 30 minutes before scheduled departure for proper bike fitting. Guests are free to call the day before the tour for more information at 415-346-2453.

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Important information
Know before you go
The date you choose at booking is the date that you will visit Alcatraz. Your bike tour will take place the previous day at either 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM (please choose your preference when booking). For example, if your chosen Alcatraz date is 31 May, your bike tour date will be 30 May.

Please contact the local operator, if you would like to reschedule your bike tour. Due to National Park restrictions, Alcatraz reservations cannot be moved or rescheduled after purchase.

The Cellhouse audio tour is available in: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

The tour follows bike paths and the riding is mostly on flat landscapes.

You must provide the name of all participants during booking in order to
receive Alcatraz tickets. If incomplete information is provided you will
not get tickets, nor receive a refund.

Electric Bike Upgrade available for USD 25 payable to the supplier at time of travel.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 123 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.6/5

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Bay City Bike Alcatraz

Product ID: 3681