San Francisco city tour and Escape from the Rock cruise
Cruises and boat tours

San Francisco city tour and Escape from the Rock cruise

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Japanese , Chinese , Korean
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • See San Francisco by land and sea
  • Pass by famous sights including Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and North Beach
  • Sail around Alcatraz Island
  • Learn more about the area and its fascinating history
What to expect

Enjoy fantastic views and photo ops at famous locations on this four-hour narrated tour of San Francisco. You'll see the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and admire a stunning 360-degree view of the city from Twin Peaks. As you move through Golden Gate Park, you'll pass seasonal flower displays, windmills overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and (if you're lucky) grazing bison! The tour will teach you about San Francisco's early settlements, from Native Americans to Spanish missionaries, and the era of the gold rush. Then, drive by iconic Victorian homes in the historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.

The city tour will end at the waterfront, where you'll board a boat at Pier 39 for the Escape the Rock cruise. The cruise provides an up-close look at the infamous prison island that has seen many unsuccessful escape attempts. You will circle the island twice to see it from all angles, along with the stunning city skyline. You may even catch some porpoises swimming by!

Please note this tour does not land on Alcatraz Island.

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What's included
  • Narrated bus tour of San Francisco
  • Bay cruise around Alcatraz Island
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children (5-11): reduced
  • Infant (under 5): free

478 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States

Meeting point:

Please meet at the Grayline San Francisco Union Square Office with your printed or electronic voucher at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure time.

What to remember
  • The Escape from the Rock cruise offers a multi-language audio tour in nine languages: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German and Taiwanese
  • You must bring your own Wi-Fi enabled device to access the tour
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  • Daily: 9.00am
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Gray Line San Francisco
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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