Alcatraz + 2 Day Hop on Hop off


Don’t miss out! This unbelievably great value ticket gives you access to all the sights of San Francisco as well as a visit to Alcatraz Island!

This popular package includes a full tour of Alcatraz Island with self-guided cell-block audio tour, as well as 2 days of open-top Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tours, including the Official City Tour and the San Francisco Night Tour.

It is essential to book your tour of Alcatraz in advance as it is often fully booked up for months ahead, especially in the summer!

Alcatraz - the place EVERYONE wants to visit on a trip to San Francisco. This one handy ticket includes the ferry crossing to “The Rock”, and the award-winning tour of the prison itself, with haunting audio and recorded interviews. Once a maximum security prison Alcatraz held notorious criminals such as Al Capone and the Birdman of Alcatraz and now the most popular attraction in San Francisco.

Alcatraz Island Tour with award-winning audio tour & Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour of San Francisco

  • Great Value - includes 2 days of Open Top Bus Tours in San Francisco.
  • Entertaining and professional tour guides on the bus
  • Hop on and hop off at 20 stops throughout San Francisco
  • Enjoy a full tour of Alcatraz Island, including the award winning cellblock audio tour
  • Enjoy the city lights and skyline during the San Francisco Night Tour
  • Alcatraz Island Ticket "The Rock"

San Francisco's most famous attraction. Alcatraz tickets often sell out for up to 3-4 weeks in advance so it is recommended to make your reservations early.
Your Alcatraz Island tour departs centrally located from Pier 33 at Fisherman's Wharf and includes:

  • Transportation to and from the island from Pier 33.
  • 45 minute audio tour "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour" featuring prisoners and correctional officers who used to live and work on Alcatraz.
  • Orientation Video presented by the Discovery Channel.
  • Stay as long as you like - ferries return every 30 minutes. Average length of stay is 2 -3 hours.

PLEASE NOTE: The date you select on the calendar is your reserved Alcatraz date. You must redeem your voucher for the actual ticket online (further information are given with your voucher after booking). The bus tours are flexible and can start on any day.

Hop On Hop Off Official City Tour - 20 stops:

This 2.5 hour tour provides the best views of all San Francisco has to offer. Be sure to bring your camera, there will be plenty of photo opportunities to commemorate your visit to the city by the bay. Highlights include:

  • Fisherman’s Wharf – Located on the northern waterfront, this area is best known for Pier 39 (shopping, restaurants, sea lions and much more), San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Cannery Shopping Center, Alcatraz Landing, and many other attractions.
  • Union Square - Home to of San Francisco's nicest shopping and popular nightlife.
  • Palace of Fine Arts – Built for the World Fair has been a favorite wedding location for couples throughout the San Francisco Bay area. Also a popular location for many festival celebrations, orchestras and events.
  • Golden Gate Bridge – A great place to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge or visit the Presidio and its former Military establishments
  • Golden Gate Park – An exciting place to visit a number of museums and attractions such as The Conservatory of Flower, The California Academy of Sciences and The de Young Museum.
  • Haight/Ashbury – More commonly known as the “Hippie District”, Haight maintains the Summer of Love feel with its numerous shops and murals dedicated to the 1960’s.
  • City Hall – Great photo opportunities of the San Francisco City Hall structures nearby to the Opera House, Symphony Hall and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
  • Chinatown - The largest outside Asia and a great area to spend a few hours walking around.
  • North Beach - Primarily Italian neighborhood, with dozens of authentic Italian restaurants and cafes
  • San Francisco Night Tour - Double Decker Bus

Experience the best views of San Francisco at night. San Francisco sparkles and our Night Loop is a safe and enjoyable way to see the city's brightest neighborhoods. The tour includes the Fisherman's Wharf, Financial District, Chinatown, North Beach, Embarcadero, Bay Bridge and Treasure Island to enjoy San Francisco skylines by night. Exact highlights may vary according to season, weather, and San Francisco's famous traffic.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.

Please go to the online check in link no later than 5 days prior to your reservation date to re-confirm your tour and your tour starting time:

  • If you experience any issues with the online check-in process, please send an email to stating the subject: “RECONFIRMING ALCATRAZ” with your name and tour date
  • IMPORTANT: There is no other option to retrieve your tickets. Failure to reconfirm your tour online or via email at least 5 days prior to departure may result in loss of your space on the tour.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Alcatraz ferry departure times are automatically allocated and cannot be changed. We suggest keeping your day flexible until you receive the confirmed departure time for your Alcatraz Tour after checking in online. No refunds will be given for no-shows or missed ferry departures.
  • Please note the date of your reservation is the date your tickets for Alcatraz are being held. The Double Decker All Loops Tour can be used at leisure.
  • All guests must check in to the Skyline Sightseeing Office on the morning of their tour date between 8am and 10am. Location address: Skyline Sightseeing, 99 Jefferson Street (at the corner of Mason St.) San Francisco, CA 94133 (as of 4th April 2022).
  • Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to departure. If cancelled less than 30 days prior to departure, a cancellation fee of 50% applies. If cancelled less than 5 days prior to departure, a cancellation fee of 100% applies. No refunds will be given for any no-shows or any missed ferry departures.
  • Important: You will need to bring a valid photo ID for EACH passenger on the Alcatraz booking. Photo ID will be checked of all adult guests, 18 years of age or older. The names on the photo IDs MUST match the names on the booking.
  • All tickets for this tour can be picked up at the Skyline Sightseeing Office. The bus portion of this attraction can be used at your leisure (within any 72 hour period).
  • Please Note: Tour Departures and timings are traffic dependent. Routes and schedules are always subject to change without notice. During special holiday days or during special events in the city Tour schedules may differ and/or Tours tend to finish earlier than the usual schedule. For the most up to date information please always enquire locally. Skyline Sightseeing Tours do not operate on Christmas Day. This excursion operates daily (except Christmas, New Year’s Day and Thanksgiving) between 10am - 5pm. Between May and 15th October 9am until 6pm.