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SF: Alcatraz Ticket w/ 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Night Tour

1. SF: Alcatraz Ticket w/ 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Night Tour

See the best of San Francisco with this combined hop-on-hop-off ticket and Alcatraz Island visit. Explore the island of Alcatraz and enjoy 2 days of sightseeing with insightful commentary from a live guide. Tour the famous prison that has played a role in jailhouse folklore and the historic evolution of the West Coast. Learn more about the 14 unsuccessful escape attempts by over 30 prisoners and their fates. Your Premium Big Bus hop-on-hop-off pass is a great way to see the sights of San Francisco. Listen to commentary by live English-speaking guides, or enjoy pre-recorded audio commentary in 10 languages. Your 2-day ticket includes a full day of unlimited hop-on-hop-off and a 1-hour panoramic night tour. Explore one of San Francisco's most fascinating neighborhoods on a fun and informative walking tour of Chinatown. The tours are offered daily, and you can ask an agent for locations and time schedules. Also included are a bonus 1-hour bike rental (with the purchase of a 1-hour rental) and Players Arcade Drink and Game Tokens. Hop-on, hop-off tour stops include: Stop 1: Corner of Jefferson & Mason StreetStop 2: Holiday Inn Northpoint b/w Jones & ColumbusStop 3: Washington Square - Columbus & Union StreetsStop 4: Embarcadero Center - Corner Clay & Battery StreetsStop 5: Ferry Building - Market St b/w Stuart & Spear StreetsStop 6: Union Square South - Geary St across from Macy’sStop 7: Hilton Hotel - Corner Mason & Ellis StreetsStop 8: Civic Center - Fulton St b/w Larkin & Hyde StreetsStop 9: Alamo Square - Corner Fell & Pierce StreetsStop 10: Haight Ashbury - Haight & Shrader StreetsStop 11: Golden Gate Park - Music Concourse Drive Golden Gate ParkStop 12: Golden Gate Bridge- North Vista PointStop 13: Palace of Fine Arts - Richardson & Francisco StreetStop 14: Marina Neighborhood - Lombard & Fillmore StreetsStop 15: Lombard Street Corridor - Lombard & Gough StreetsStop 16: Union Square North - Post & Powell StreetsStop 17: Chinatown Gate - Grant and Bush StreetsStop 18: Portsmouth Square - Kearny & Clay StreetsStop 19: Pier 35 Cruise Terminal - The EmbarcaderoStop 20: Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf (then return to Stop 1)

San Francisco: Waterfront Guided Tour and Alcatraz Ticket

2. San Francisco: Waterfront Guided Tour and Alcatraz Ticket

See the best of San Francisco on an English speaking walking tour and learn the history behind each turn from your guide. Take in the views of the skyline on your ferry to Alcatraz before exploring this notorious prison. Meet your guide at the north end of Fisherman's Wharf and start your experience by taking in the amazing views of the bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. Hear how San Francisco transformed from a sleepy village to a booming port city when gold fever swept the nation in 1849. Learn about the life of the Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli at the famous former chocolate factory in Ghirardelli Square. Stroll along the fog-lined waterfront and drool over the numerous stalls selling crab and clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls. Walk a portion of the historic Barbary Coast trail while your guide tells you about its colorful past. You and your group will then make your way to Pier 39 and admire historic ships in the harbor. Witness the colony of sea lions that have taken over many of its docks. Continue along the Embarcadero Promenade and learn about its evolution from a traditional maritime port to a modern urban waterfront filled with trendy restaurants and amusement piers. The walking tour concludes at Pier 33, where you will present your photo ID to receive your Alcatraz tickets. Board your ferry and enjoy a self-guided tour of Alcatraz upon the island.  Learn about the history of the cell house and its former residents with an award-winning audio tour available in multiple languages. You can expect to be done with the whole experience in the late afternoon.

San Francisco: Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket

3. San Francisco: Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket

Explore the beauty and wonder of San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay with this entrance ticket, giving you access to the 3 main exhibit halls. Discover the amazingly diverse marine life that lives beneath the surface of San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters. Explore the “Discover the Bay” exhibit, highlighting the unique ecosystem that provides a home to a diverse selection of marine life. The exhibits feature more than 20,000 aquatic animals. Learn all about this delicate underwater habitat and the need for its conservation. Then, experience the magic of the habitat at “Touch the Bay,” complete with tide pools where you can touch the creatures that patrol San Francisco Bay’s waters. No trip to Aquarium of the Bay would be complete without a visit to the North American River Otter Gallery, where frisky river otters romp, swim, sleep and play. Get a scuba diver’s view of San Francisco Bay at the Aquarium of the Bay’s most iconic exhibit, “Under the Bay.” As you walk through the tunnels, you’ll see fascinating jellyfish, watch schools of fish that swim near the shore, see delicate starfish, and view larger fish, such as sharks, rays, and sturgeons, which live in the deeper waters of San Francisco Bay.

San Francisco: The Flyer & 7D Experience Combo

4. San Francisco: The Flyer & 7D Experience Combo

First up is The Flyer. Upon arrival, you will view a safety video and move into the pre-boarding photo area. Once pre-flight souvenir photos are taken, move into the jetway. In the jetway, you will be surrounded by an immersive experience, with the sights and sounds of San Francisco coming alive around you. After leaving the pre-flight jetway, you will board for your exciting journey through San Francisco. Soar, drop, and glide through the iconic sights of San Francisco including the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Muir Woods, Alcatraz and more. Next it's time to experience the thrill of a rollercoaster and interactivity of a video game at the second attraction - the 7D Ride Experience. Enter the XD Darkride and take your chance battling robot cowboys, werewolves, or zombies. Choose the ride and enter the theater with up to 19 other players. Ride, blast, and compete with others to get the high score.

San Francisco: 7D Ride Experience

5. San Francisco: 7D Ride Experience

Experience the thrill of a rollercoaster and the excitement of a state of the art laser blasting game all at once!  The 20 seat theater, a massive movie screen, and the newest 3D technology will keep your senses reeling as you ride, blast, and compete your way into other dimensions.  Visitors will choose the ride they want to experience, with themes as scary as zombies or as lighthearted as the robot bandits of Los Banditos. Upon arrival at the 7D Experience, the guest will choose the ride they want to experience and join the line with the other players. A new ride starts approximately every 8 minutes. Next up, the visitor will watch a short safety video and game intro in the DarkRide pre-show area. After the pre-show, the visitor will enter the theater and take their seat. Once the ride is over, the guests will be escorted out of the theater and have the opportunity to see their on-ride souvenir photos.

San Francisco: Pier 39 Kids Flyer Thrill Zone Combo Ticket

6. San Francisco: Pier 39 Kids Flyer Thrill Zone Combo Ticket

Perfect for family, friends, or a combination of both, discover Pier 39 with a four-attraction entry ticket. Soar over Northern California in the Flying Theater, skydive with Rush WingSuit Virtual Reality, battle zombies at the 7D Ride Experience, and test your agility in the Laser Maze Challenge. Begin your day at the Flyer "Flying Theater" for a virtual tour of San Francisco, including landmarks like Chinatown and The Golden Gate Bridge. Then test out Rush WingSuit VR, a virtual reality experience that simulates an adrenaline-filled skydive, including "targets" to reach along your flight. Continue to the 7D Ride Experience, a hybrid technology that combines video game competition with the movement of a thrill ride. Then it's time for the final attraction, the Laser Maze Challenge, which tests players' physical speed and agility as they try to reach targets without tripping on lasers.

San Francisco: The Flyer

7. San Francisco: The Flyer

Upon arrival, you will view a safety video and move into the pre-boarding photo area. Once pre-flight souvenir photos are taken, move into the jetway. In the jetway, you will be surrounded by an immersive 3D mapping experience, with the sights and sounds of San Francisco coming alive around you. After leaving the pre-flight jetway, you will be given 3D glasses and board for your exciting journey through San Francisco. Soar, drop, and glide through the iconic sights of San Francisco including the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Muir Woods, Alcatraz and more. Upon disembarking the flight, you will have the opportunity to return to the terminal to view your pre-flight photos and browse the extensive gift shop.

San Francisco: Madame Tussauds & Meal at the Hard Rock Cafe

8. San Francisco: Madame Tussauds & Meal at the Hard Rock Cafe

See two of San Francisco's most popular attractions with this combination ticket. Bump into celebrities at Madame Tussauds world-famous wax museum, and work up an appetite for a meal at the Hard Rock Cafe. Your adventure starts with a visit to Madame Tussauds, featuring wax figures of stars and historic icons. Snap a selfie with Jimi Hendrix, or moonwalk next to Michael Jackson. Get your picture taken behind the bars at Alcatraz, and take on Bruce Lee in a Kung Fu battle. Next, walk across the street to Pier 39 and grab a delicious meal at the Hard Rock Cafe. Soak up the atmosphere as you savor a set-menu lunch or dinner. Acoustic Rock Menu: Legendary Steak Burger, or any Sandwich, or any Salad Chef’s Choice dessert Unlimited coffee, tea, or soft drinks

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What people are saying about Pier 39

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 936 reviews

Advantageous package. The Big Bus is a perfect activity to discover the city. The night course allowed us to see San Francisco illuminated from the Bay Bridge, magnificent! The Alcatraz tour was very interesting. Audio tour in French available on site. NB: The reservation date chosen will correspond to the date of your visit to Alcatraz.

The package is very worth with the hop up and off bus plus the night view of San Frans.. Easy to redeem.. The night view trip is fatastic...

Loved all the history and knowledge about the city. Loved getting quizzed. Great culture! Would def go back!

Rob was so much fun! He was very knowledgeable and gave a great tour. We had a great time.

Everyone was so helpful when we left something on the bus, and returned it to us. Thanks!