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!
Alcatraz Island ''The Rock''
San Francisco's most famous attraction. Alcatraz tickets usually sell out 1-2 weeks in advance so it is recommended you pre-book. Alcatraz Island tickets include the ferry service from centrally located Pier 33 in the heart of San Francisco and the award winning audio walking tour of Alcatraz Island. The cell-block tour features recorded interviews with inmates and guards actually living on Alcatraz Island before the prison was closed in 1968.
72hr Hop-on Hop-off CitySightseeing Tours
Enjoy four tours of San Francisco's most famous sites, with unlimited hop-on and hop-off privileges at our stops.
Official City Tour
Parks & Beach Tour
San Francisco Night Tour
Buses run from Fisherman's Wharf every 15-30 mins
All tickets including Alcatraz cannot be cancelled once booked.No refunds can be offered.
From 1st August 2015 Alcatraz implemented a new policy whereby they now require ALLPassenger names on EACH booking. This includes children from 5-17 years of age. Please ensure you offer us this information. If your name has not been listed on the booking, you will not gain entry!
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.
During JUNE, JULY and AUGUST the availability for this tour is very limited so please book early.
The date you select when booking your ticket is the date your visit to Alcatraz will be reserved.
Should you wish to start your bus part earlier, you are able to redeem the bus part of your Tour up to approximately 3 days prior to your Alcatraz trip. (Please ensure though that the date of your booking displays the date for your Alcatraz experience, as above).
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. City Sightseeing Tours do not operate on Christmas Day.
San Francisco Sightseeing Tours
Access to Alcatraz Island and 4 fantastic bus routes - Official City Tour, Parks & Beach Loop, Sausalito Tour and the Night Double Decker Bus Tour - make the most of your visit to San Francisco.
Sausalito Tour A friendly and knowledgeable tour guide shares the incredible history of the Golden Gate Bridge: Its conception, creation and its place as one of the most recognized landmarks in the world! Enjoy Sausalito and the Golden Gate Bridge.
San Francisco Sightseeing Tours – San Francisco Night Tour
The 2 hour tour on the San Francisco Night Tour is a safe and exciting way to see the city lights and sights after sundown, including bustling Embarcadero and exotic Chinatown!
Official City Tour
This 2.5 hour tour gives you access to some of the best views in San Francisco! Highlights include: Ghirardelli Square, Palace of Fine Arts, Marina District, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Haight Ashbury, City Hall, Union Square, Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.
Parks & Beach Tour
See Golden Gate Park and the Pacific Ocean, this one hour tour takes you through one of the largest urban parks in the world to the stunning Ocean Beach. Some of the highlights include: California Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Gardens, Lincoln park, Ocean Beach, Sutro Baths and Lands End.
ALCATRAZ Alcatraz Island tickets include the ferry service from centrally located Pier 33 in the heart of San Francisco and the award winning audio walking tour of Alcatraz Island. The cell-block tour features recorded interviews with inmates and guards actually living on Alcatraz Island before the prison was closed in 1968.
All tickets for our Hop-on Hop-off Loops are valid for 72 hours.
Vouchers must be redeemed with City Sightseeing at 1331 Columbus Avenue (between Beach Street & North Point Street).
Alcatraz tickets must be picked up between 8am and 10am on the day of the tour. You will receive the exact time of departure for your Alcatraz cruise upon picking up the tickets.
The Night Loop - Daily departures at 7pm-7:30pm (depending on the season).
This ticket includes the 72hrs All 4 Loops Hop-on Hop-off Ticket as well as your Alcatraz Ticket.
The Alcatraz Cruise departure will be provided to you upon redeeming your voucher(s).
Upon booking your Alcatraz ticket requests are held by our supplier. Alcatraz issue tickets at their sole discretion. In the unlikely event they are unable to issue tickets for the selected date, an alternative date or refund will be offered.
From 1st August 2015 ALCATRAZ implemented a new policy whereby they now require ALL Passenger names on EACH booking. This includes children from 5-17 years of age. Please ensure you offer us this information. If your name has not been listed on the booking, you will not gain entry!
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.
Once booked we will reach out to our partners and will soon after confirm the details for you.
Tours are not suitable for the less mobile or those who have difficulty walking.*
Collecting your Alcatraz Tickets: You MUST redeem your voucher(s) for your Alcatraz tickets from the City Sightseeing Office on the morning of your tour date between 8am and 10am. Failure to do so will result in disappointment. They will then let you know what time your tour will be. Please Note: At the Alcatraz Cruises Departure Point (Pier 33) you will require your tickets. Our vouchers will not be accepted here.
The 72hrs All 4 Loops Hop-on Hop-off includes: Official City Tour, Parks & Beach Loop, Sausalito Loop and Night Tour.
Ticket Validity: 72 hours. Duration: Parks & Beach Tour and Sausalito Loop take approx. 1 hour. Official City Tour takes approx. 2.5 hours. Night Tour takes approx. 2 hours.
Bus Departures: Official City Tour: Daily from 9am-5pm. Parks & Beach Tour: Daily from 9:30am-5pm. Sausalito Loop: Daily from 10am-5pm. Night Tour: Nightly at 7-7:30pm (depending on season).
Bus Frequencies: Official City Tour: Approx. every 20 minutes. Parks & Beach Tour: Approx. every 30 minutes. Sausalito Loop: Approx. every 30 minutes.
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. For the most up to date information please always enquire locally.
City Sightseeing Tours do not operate on Christmas Day.
Alcatraz is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Tickets including Alcatraz are 100% non-refundable once booked.
Collecting your Bus Tour Tickets: All tickets for the bus tours can be picked up at the City Sightseeing Office. The bus portion of this attraction can be used at your leisure (within any 72 hour period). The City Sightseeing Office is at 1331 Columbus Avenue (between Beach St. & North Point St.), San Francisco, CA 94133.
Once vouchers have been redeemed for tickets, you are free to hop on and off the buses at any stop as often as you like for 72 hours.
* Visitors unable to make the climb around Alcatraz can use SEAT (Sustainable Easy Access Transport), an electric shuttle that transports visitors from the docks to the prison. There is a regular schedule each day. Families with small children and strollers CANNOT use SEAT. Seating is available on a first come first serve basis. The following areas are wheelchair accessible: Alcatraz Dock area, Prison Building Main Floor, all Bookstores, Museum Displays and the Island Theater.
Important: Average time spent on Alcatraz Island is approx. 3 hours. You can stay on Alcatraz Island as long as you wish, the ferry departs for San Francisco approx. every 30 minutes until 6:30pm.
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.
All tickets for our Hop-on Hop-off Loops are valid for 72 hours. Each of the San Francisco Sightseeing routes start at 2800 Leavenworth St (between Beach St. and Jefferson St.) @ Fisherman's Wharf although you can hop-on the bus at any stop along your chosen route! - The Park Loops starts at Union Square (right in front of Macy's) The Alcatraz Cruise will depart between 2pm and 4pm you will receive the exact time of departure for your Alcatraz cruise upon picking up the tickets between 9am and 10am on the day of the tour. Departure times: The Downtown Loop - Daily departures at 11.00am 1.00am and 3.00pm daily departures every 30 minutes from 9.00am to 5.00pm.The Golden Gate Loop - Daily departures at 9.00am and 4.00pm daily departures every hour between 10.00am and 5.00pm (every 2 hours in the winter.The Night Loop - Daily departures* at 6.00pm and 7.00pm (*From April 1st to October 31st available on Thursday Friday and Saturday only) -> daily departure at 6.00pm (during summer also at 7.00pm) For detailed information on each stop of our 3 San Francisco Sightseeing routes please click on the Top Attractions tab