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San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets

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San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets
San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets
San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets
San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets
San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets
San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets

Highlights

  • Enjoy 4 sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off routes plus Alcatraz Tickets with this super-value package
  • Plan your own San Francisco itinerary with the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour
  • While on board a local guide will share San Francisco facts and trivia
  • Hop-off to explore the sites and hop back on when you are ready
  • Visit the notorious island of Alcatraz, San Francisco’s #1 attraction
  • Includes the award-winning audio headset tour of the Alcatraz cell block

Overview

The great value San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Alcatraz Tickets combines two of the best San Francisco experiences into one. The San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour consists of 4 loops: a Downtown Tour, Golden Gate and Sausalito Tour, Golden Gate Park Tour and San Francisco Night Tour, all via open-top buses.

Plus, take a ferry ride to the Rock - Alcatraz Island - the notorious prison which was “home” to the likes of Al Capone, George “Machine Gun" Kelley, and Robert "The Birdman" Stroud.

The fantastic 4 in 1 San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour covers the very best of the city and allows you 72 hours to explore all it has to offer. Sit back and enjoy fantastic views from the top deck of an open-top bus. When you get to a stop that interests you, hop-off and explore. Stops are designed to give access to the most popular locations.

There are 4 routes on this tour: The Downtown Route covers the bustling Financial District, Chinatown and North Beach while the Golden Gate loop takes you over the bridge to enjoy the amazing views. You can explore charming Sausalito on the Sausalito loop and even take a night tour to see SFO after dark!

Cruise to the Alcatraz Island and enjoy an award-winning audio tour in the prison cell house with actual interviews of former guards and inmates.

Download the tour route map

The tour is sold out until 18th August 2015. Currently, if you wish to take a Hop-On, Hop-Off tour, we recommend our single route Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket click here for more details>>

Itinerary

The fantastic San Francisco 4-in-1 Hop-On, Hop-Off and Alcatraz Tour covers the very best of the city and allows you 72 hours to explore all it has to offer. With more than 36 stops covering all of San Francisco’s main attractions such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Civic Center, Union Square, Chinatown, Golden Gate Loop, and Pacific Heights, this tour provides the perfect introduction to San Francisco.

This tour includes 4 Hop On - Hop Off routes, which are as follows:
• Downtown Loop
• Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Loop
• Golden Gate Park Loop
• Night Tour

The Downtown Loop stops at the following places:
• Fishermans Wharf - Visitor Information Center
• Barbary Coast - Fog City Diner
• Ferry Building - One Market St - Opposite Hyatt Regency
• South of Market - 3rd St. - Westin Hotel
• Union Square - Geary Street - In Fronty of Macys
• City Hall - Civic Center - Corner of Fulton/Larkin
• Chinatown Gate - Grant Ave - Bush St. - Triton Hotel
• Chinatown - Financial District - Kearny St. - Hilton Hotel
• North Beach - Stockton St. - Joey And Eddies Restaurant
• Lombard Street - Corner of Lombard columbus
• Pier 39 - In front of Hard Rock Café
• Fishermans Wharf - Pier 43 1/2 - Red and White Fleet

The complete tour ends after approximately 75-90 minutes. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops, sightsee, shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

The Golden Gate Park Loop tour is as follows:
• Union Square - Geary Street - In Fronty of Macys
• Hilton Hotel - Mason St.
• City Hall - Civic Center - Corner of Fulton/Larkin
• Hayes Street
• Alamo Square
• Haight District - Ashbury St.
• Golden Gate Park - Center Dr.
• Westin St Francis Hotel - Post St.

The complete tour ends after approximately 60 minutes. You may hop on and hop off at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

The Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Loop tour is as follows:
• Fishermans Wharf
• Lombard Street
• Palace of Fine Arts
• Golden Gate Bridge
• Sausalito
• Lombard Street

The complete tour ends after approximately 90 minutes. You may hop on and hop off at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

The Night Tour starts from the Fisherman’s Wharf. The complete tour ends after approximately 90 minutes.

For your exciting Alcatraz tour, collect your ticket from Fisherman’s Wharf between 9am and 10am and depart on a ferry from Pier 33. The ferry across the San Francisco Bay takes about 10 minutes. Alcatraz Island is a 25-acre island located just 1 ¼ -miles from San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Upon arrival, a National Park Ranger will provide a brief welcome and orientation.

You are then free to explore the island and the prison at your own pace. We recommend that you stop at the theatre to see the Alcatraz video following the orientation. The video provides an excellent overview of what you will see. The 35-minute audio headset tour of the Alcatraz cell block is a real highlight. This tour is available in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. During the tour, you will hear stories from former inmates and prison guards as you walk through the cellblock. After the Cell Block tour, there is time to see all the sites around the island and visit the Alcatraz museum and bookshop.

To reach the Cell House, you walk from the wharf up the steep hill on the old service road. The Cell House is at the top of the island. Along the way, you can stop and visit exhibits, see a variety of buildings that were used for various prison uses, and enjoy the views.

Another option is to walk along the Agave Trail. The trail begins near the ferryboat landing on the east side of Alcatraz Island and continues to the southern tip of the island. The Agave Trail passes through a protected bird sanctuary and features beautiful plants and flowers. This trail offers fabulous views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.

You can stay as long as you wish on Alcatraz. Ferries back to Pier 33 Fisherman’s Wharf depart approximately every half hour throughout the day.

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Reviews

  • Fulfilling

    Frustration of having to "front up" for tickets & then allocated an unsuitable time. Meant a lot of walking just to do that & I am physically challenged....

    Mary Robinson-Brand
  • Great time.

    Had a great time. Terra was great on the Golden Gate / Sausalito tour and Lucca was great on the City Loop tour. Alcatraz was awesome....

    Gina R. White
  • SFO Hop On - Hop Off

    The locations that the bus stopped at were great locations and all those that my husband and I came in contact at this company where extremely helpful and friendly....

    Daisy Q Gonzalez-Colli
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Duration

Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Your ticket is valid for 72 hours from first use.

Start time

Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour Buses operate at the following times:
The Downtown Loop: From 10:00am to 5:00pm, every 15-30 minutes.
Golden Gate Park Loop: At 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm
Golden Gate Bridge & Sausalito: Nov - Mar: Weekdays 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm, Weekend 09:00am - 5:00pm, every hour, Apr - Oct: 1000h(10:00am) - 4:00pm, every hour
Night Tour: Buses depart from 6:00pm with additional departures at 7:00pm between 01st April and 31st October and on holidays.
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 72 hours from first use.
The Downtown Loop: 75 - 90 minutes
Golden Gate Park Loop: 60 minutes
Golden Gate Bridge & Sausalito: 90 minutes
Alcatraz Island: Your ticket will be valid for a date and time. See the notes section for more info.

Meeting point

Tickets must be exchanged before boarding the bus at 2800 Leavenworth Street (between Jefferson St. & Beach St.), San Francisco, CA 94133. You may board the bus at any stop.
Downtown Loop: There are frequent departures from Fishermans Wharf - Visitor Information Center
Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Loop: There are frequent departures from Fishermans Wharf - Visitor Information Center
Night Tour: Departs from Fishermans Wharf - Visitor Information Center
Golden Gate Park Loop: Departs from Union Square - Geary Street - In Fronty of Macys
You may board the bus at any stop. For Alcatraz, you must pick up your Alcatraz tickets from Fisherman’s Wharf between 9am and 10am on the day your Alcatraz tour is booked for

Ending point

For Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You may leave the bus at any stop Alcatraz: Ferry back to Pier 33 Fisherman’s Wharf depart approximately every half hour throughout the day.

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Inclusions

  • 72 hours Hop-on hop-off ticket operating at Downtown, Golden Gate, Sausalito and Night Loops
  • Cruise to Alcatraz
  • Audio headset tour of the Alcatraz cell block

Exclusions

  • Meals and Beverages
  • Hotel transfers

Do/Dont's

N/A

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Please note

The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

Wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus but the buses are not equipped with ramps and therefore passengers would need to walk up 2 steps.

Alcatraz is one of the USA’s most popular tourist sites and tickets are limited. Therefore please note the following for your Alcatraz visit:
• It is not open dated. The date you enter at the time of booking will be the date your Alcatraz reservations are made for.
• We cannot guarantee tickets for any particular time. You need to go to the local activity operator’s office at Fisherman’s Wharf between 9am and 10am on the day of your visit to collect your tickets which will have a fixed time on them. (Regrettably we are unable to honor special requests for specific times).
• Please confirm the Alcatraz tour by calling the local operator the day before the tour.


Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Due to Alcatraz new guidelines, starting 01st July 2015, we now require all passengers name in each party that is making Alcatraz booking. Please provide full name for each passengers under "Special Request" column.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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