San Francisco Combo: Alcatraz and GPS-Guided GoCar Tour

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San Francisco Combo: Alcatraz and GPS-Guided GoCar Tour information and booking

from
$84
Duration
Flexible
Departs from
Tour departs near Fisherman's Wharf
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
8am - 5pm, Mon - Thurs8am - 12pm, Fri - Sun
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Tour description provided by Viator

Whiz through San Francisco at your own pace aboard a GPS-guided GoCar and then explore Alcatraz, all in one day. See top San Francisco attractions such as Golden Gate Park, Lombard Street and the Presidio while driving your own private GPS-guided car, preloaded with more than 50 must-see attractions and landmarks. Then, hop on the ferry and take a fascinating audio tour of the prison cells of notorious Alcatraz Island.

GPS-Guided GoCar Tour:
Head to Fisherman's Wharf or Union Square at your selected tour time and receive a rider orientation session to get you acquainted with the vehicle. When you're ready to ride, hop into your GPS-guided GoCar for a 2-hour unforgettable journey through the beautiful city of San Francisco!

Drive around the city at your own pace and stop at attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Crissy Field, the Presidio, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, the Palace of Fine Arts and winding Lombard Street. More than 50 top San Francisco locations and landmarks are loaded in the GPS system, giving you the freedom to choose what you want to see, when you want to see it.

Your provided audio directions -- available in several different languages -- are clear and concise, so you’ll always know exactly where to go. If there's a site you'd like to visit that's not preloaded on the GPS system, simply use your provided map to navigate your own way there. You can even put a CD in the stereo and enjoy music along the way!

Alcatraz Audio Walking Tour:
After your exhilarating San Francisco sightseeing tour, hop on the ferry and head out on San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island. Known as The Rock, this notorious former prison housed some of the world’s most famous thugs including Al Capone, George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelley and Robert ‘The Birdman’ Stroud.

When you arrive, you can take a free guided tour of the grounds. You'll then receive your audio headset for a fascinating 45-minute self-guided walking tour of the prison. Winding your way in and out of eerie prison cells and down spooky chambers, this award-winning audio tour provides an immersive experience of the prison, complete with sound effects and actual interviews of former guards and inmates.

There is no restriction on the amount of time you can spend on the island, so you can hop back on the ferry whenever you please to return to Fisherman's Wharf (departs every 30 minutes).

Price is per person, based on two passengers per GoCar.

What's included

  • 2-hour gps-guided gocar rental
  • Round-trip ferry from san francisco to alcatraz island with admission (us$30 per adult value)
  • Audio walking tour of alcatraz
  • Tank of gas
  • Helmets
  • Map
  • Local taxes and fees

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Collision damage waiver (cdw) (usd $19)