Explore Alcatraz and take a city Segway tour to see top San Francisco attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, and Fisherman’s Wharf on this fascinating and fun combo tour. Relax on your scenic ferry ride along San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island and learn the history of the notorious former prison during a comprehensive audio tour. The following day, venture onto the streets of San Francisco on a small-group morning or afternoon Segway tour for an intimate sightseeing experience.
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Stop At: Alcatraz Island, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133
On your first day, board a ferry at Pier 33 for the 10-minute ride across placid San Francisco Bay toward Alcatraz Island.
When you arrive, watch an informative movie about Alcatraz, which once housed some of the nation’s most heinous criminals, including Al Capone and James ‘Whitey’ Bulger. A number of inmates tried to escape the massively fortified island, but no one is known to have succeeded. Take an audio tour of the cellblocks and historic buildings that are a gloomy contrast to the spellbinding views of San Francisco’s skyline in the distance.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: City Segway Tours San Francisco, 333 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1132
Your Segway tour isn’t until the next day, so there’s no need to hurry. Explore the compound at your own pace and head back to the mainland when you wish; ferries depart roughly every half hour.
The day after your expedition to Alcatraz, meet your guide for your 3-hour morning or afternoon Segway tour -- an intimate, leisurely way to see more of San Francisco than you would on a walking tour or bus tour. Receive a safety orientation to get comfortable on your Segway, and then set off to explore the city with your small group and knowledgeable guide.
Listen to your guide talk about the city’s rich history as you glide past its most distinctive landmarks, stopping for incredible photo opportunities.
Pass By: The Embarcadero, Embarcadero Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94111
Meet near this major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing attractions.
Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
On the morning or afternoon Segway tour, cruise past bustling Fisherman’s Wharf.
Pass By: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129
Take in vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge’s regal red towers and Alcatraz’s imposing outline.
Pass By: Ghirardelli Square, 900 N Point St At Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
See the shops and restaurants of Ghirardelli Square.
Pass By: San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, 900 Beach St San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1002
Marvel at historic marine vessels at Hyde Street Pier and Aquatic Park.
Pass By: Telegraph Hill, Lombard Street at Kearny Street North Beach, San Francisco, CA
Glide past Telegraph Hill, aa 179-foot tower from which you can see the entire San Francisco Bay
Pass By: Coit Tower, 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133-3106
See this monument tower overlooking San Francisco, which includes murals from 1934 showing California business, agriculture and home life of the period.
Pass By: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
You'll have a great view of the bay from the top of Telegraph Hill.