Alcatraz and Walking Craft Beer Combo Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in San Francisco

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Rated the #2 Beer Tour in the USA by TripAdvisor! Combine an independent visit to San Francisco's popular Alcatraz Island in the morning with a craft beer walking tour in the afternoon. Ride a round-trip ferry across San Francisco Bay and explore the infamous prison by award-winning self-guided audio tour. Later, meet your beer tour guide and new drinking buddies as you taste and learn about local beer and gain insider perspectives of SF neighborhoods. In 2018 TripAdvisor also rated this tour the #8 Beer Experience in the World and gave it a Traveler's Choice Award!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CaliforniaEVERYDAY, Part 1This is the famous and official tour of Alcatraz endorsed by the National Park Services! - Arrive at the ticket booth on Pier 33 no later than your tour start time. Your ferry to Alcatraz will leave 30 minutes later. - To get your tickets you need your tour voucher, plus everyone in your group with their government issued photo IDs in hand. - You will not meet a guide or your group during this portion of the tour. - When you arrive on the island, you are receive a self-guided audio tour headset. - After the self-guided tour of the jailhouse, you are free to explore Alcatraz Island. - You may return on any ferry. They leave every 30-40 minutes. - Give yourself enough time to eat lunch before your beer tour.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CaliforniaMONDAY-FRIDAY, Part 2: 2pm-6pm(if your tour started after 9:30am, your beer tour will start later than 2pm, please contact tour company for details)Your beer tour starts at the beautiful, fun, and modern San Francisco Brewing Company!Meet your guide and your new drinking buddies here. Taste four delicious and freshly made beers and tour their state-of-the-art craft brewery. During the rest of the tour, you will visit two excellent craft beer bars for more to drink, plus see the iconic sights of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf and North Beach neighborhoods, while learning fun stories and wild history and exploring some hidden gems. Raise your beer IQ, celebrate with other beer lovers, and gain knowledge that will make the rest of your time in SF extra special on this tour that has it all!Duration: 4 hoursStop At: SoMa, San Francisco, CaliforniaSATURDAYS, Part 2: 2pm-6pm(if your tour started after 9:30am, your beer tour will start later than 2pm, please contact tour company for details)Your beer tour starts at San Francisco's second oldest brewery, ThirstyBear Brewing Co!Meet your guide and your new drinking buddies here. Taste four delicious and freshly made beers and tour their fascinating basement brewery. During the rest of the tour, you will visit two more excellent craft beer breweries or bars for more to drink, plus see and learn about the area which was home to most of SF's pre-prohibition breweries and is now the hub of our tech scene. Raise your beer IQ, celebrate with other beer lovers, and get to know a part of San Francisco many tourists never see.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CaliforniaSUNDAYS, Part 2: 2pm-6pm(if your tour started after 9:30am, your beer tour will start later than 2pm, please contact tour company for details)Your beer tour starts at Barrel Head Brewhouse, one of the most fun, lively, and creative breweries in the city.Meet your guide and your new drinking buddies here. Taste four delicious and freshly made beers as we discuss the flavors of Barrel Head's unique concoctions. As you walk to two other breweries for more beer, you will flashback to the 1967 Summer of Love and gain a deeper understanding of the lovely, character-filled neighborhood where the whole hippie scene rose to prominence. While at Magnolia Pub, we will take you down into the depths of their space-savvy and character-filled basement brewery--which the public is rarely allowed to visit.Raise your beer IQ, celebrate with other beer lovers, and get to know this beloved part of San Francisco that not enough people visit.Duration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • Round-trip ferry to Alcatraz Island
  • Self-guided audio tour of Alcatraz Prison's cell house
  • Local guide
  • Many beer samples, plus snacks
  • Tour of a brewing facility
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions (aside from Alcatraz Ferry)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small-group tour
  • Likely to Sell Out
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