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Stop At: Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California
Start your day checking in for your ferry ride over to Alcatraz Island. Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles offshore of San Francisco. The National Historic Landmark was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison, and a federal prison from 1934 until 1963.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Pass By: Pier 39, San Francisco, California
Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California
A neighborhood and popular tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf gets its name and neighborhood characteristics from the city's early days of the mid to later 1800s when Italian immigrant fishermen came to the city by the bay to take advantage of the influx of population due to the gold rush.
Pass By: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
Drive over the bridge in our open-aired vehicle. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
Pass By: Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, California
Stop At: Fort Point National Historic Site, San Francisco, California
Walk around with your guide or explore on your own. Fort Point is a masonry seacoast fortification located on the southern side of the Golden Gate at the entrance to San Francisco Bay. It offers one of a kind views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco, California
The iconic Palace of Fine Arts, one of the few surviving structure from the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, is one of the most photographed sites in the City, featured in numerous film and TV productions.
Stop At: Vista Point, Sausalito, Marin County, California
Step off of the vehicle, and be led by one of our great tour guides or take 20 minutes of free time to explore Golden Gate Bridge North Vista. See the entire city of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge in one setting. One of the best ways to view the Golden Gate Bridge.
Duration: 15 minutes
Transport and sightseeing tour by motorized cable car
Alcatraz audio tour
Lunch choices: Choice of sandwich (Turkey/Provolone or Ham/Cheddar) or salad (Mixed greens with goat cheese crumbles, dried orchard fruit, toasted sunflower seeds with a blood orange shallot vinaigrette), all lunches include the following:
Chips Cookie Fruit Water Bottle Mayonnaise + Mustard packets + napkin Your lunch bag and everything in it is biodegradable! Lunch orders will be taken the day of the tour at time of check in, not any sooner!
Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
All traveler names are required at time of booking. Failure to provide this information will result in cancellation of your tour. Please provide all passengers' full names. Provide first name (lower case letters) and last name (upper case letters) as it appears on each passenger's identification. All passengers 18 and older must present ID to take the ferry to Alcatraz.
Cable cars are wheeled and not on rails to provide maximum flexibility for city sightseeing
Dress in layers as temperatures can be quite cold on the water or on the open-air cable car
If vegetarian lunch is required, please note in Special Requirements box at check-out
Please note: On days when traffic is exceptionally heavy or visibility is bad due to fog on the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable car will go to the bridge's viewing parking to but not cross it
Tour Itinerary 8:00 AM – Check in with your tour guide in front of Pier 33 next to the lamppost across from the information booth. (Please see our Contact Us page for more information.) Your tour guide will be wearing an orange jacket and holding a flag, both adorned with the Hornblower Classic Cable Cars logo! Your tour guide will take your lunch order, give a quick run-down of the day, and provide you with all your Alacatraz tickets. You will board one of the first ferries to Alcatraz. 9:00 AM - Arrive at Alcatraz Island. Take advantage of more than 2 hours to explore the island, including the award-winning audio tour. 11:40 AM – Boarding begins for the 11:55 AM ferry back to San Francisco. You must be on the the 11:55 AM ferry back to San Francisco to continue the tour! 11:55 AM – Ferry departs back to San Francisco! 12:15 PM – Disembark ferry and meet your tour guide at the check-in location. Your tour guide will provide you with your lunches. You will have 30 minutes to explore Pier 33's spectacular grounds and gift shop. 12:50PM – Meet your tour guide at the check-in location, where you will be escorted to your Cable Car. 1:00 PM - Enjoy your professionally guided, premier Cable Car tour of San Francisco, where you will stop at the Palace of Fine Arts, ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, and stop at Fort Point. 3:15 PM – Arrive back at Alcatraz Landing, the end of your adventure! Thank you for riding with us!
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers