See Alcatraz Island in a whole new light on this San Francisco walking tour – literally! Join this one-of-a-kind tour through Fisherman’s Wharf with visits to must-sees like Boudin Sourdough Bakery, Ghirardelli Square and Pier 39. Then ferry across the Bay to explore Alcatraz at night. Take this walking tour and see the city as you’ve never seen before!
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The tour meets at 3030 Larkin Street, opposite Ghirardelli Chocolate, San Francisco, or as confirmed in your confirmation email. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour's start time. The tour guide(s) will be holding a sign with the Walks logo and “MEET HERE” on it.How long is this tour?
Approximately 4 hours.What if I'm late?
If you are running late, it's best to contact the tour operator at the phone number on your e-ticket so they can reach out to your guide. This is not always possible for all tours - the guides are with other clients and are already into the tour (they ask them not to use their phones during their tour). But in some cases, a few-minute delay can be remedied. Most times, guides leave the meeting point within 5 minutes of the tour start time.What is included in this tour?
This tour includes pre-reserved tickets to Alcatraz Island at Night with Cellhouse Audio Guide ($47.30 value), a food tasting at Ghirardelli Chocolate, a food tasting at Sourdough Bread, a tour of Boudin Bakery, a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. The tours are all given in English. They don’t offer multi-language tours.What landmarks will we be visiting?
You will see Alcatraz Island & Prison, the Fisherman’s Wharf, the Boudin San Francisco Sourdough Bakery, Ghirardelli Square, and Pier 39. Alcatraz at night is one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco!Is transportation included?
Transportation is not included in this tour aside from the ride to Alcatraz.Is parking provided?
No, but multiple parking garages and street parking are available near the departure point. The departure point is also near public transportation.Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?
This is a walking tour. Guests should be able to walk at a moderate pace without difficulty.Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
No.Can I bring my camera?
Yes! There are a lot of photo opportunities on this tour.What should I bring?
You may bring water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a coat, umbrella, outer layers for the cooler months, and a photo ID for the Alcatraz tour. Please note: All guests over the age of 18 must bring ID for their Alcatraz tour. Without ID, tickets cannot be released for you to travel to Alcatraz.What should I wear?
Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.What is the protocol for when it rains?
The tours run rain or shine, and their guides are great at navigating various weather conditions to ensure you're as comfortable as possible. On rare occasions, if the weather is particularly dramatic, some sites may close. If time allows and they have prior warning, they will contact you as soon as they find out.Should I bring the confirmation email?
A physical or digital copy of this confirmation email is not required to join your tour. Your guide (or tour coordinator) will have your name in their database, so as long as you know the name on the booking, you're set!How many people are on a tour?
The tour has a maximum of 8 participants and is ideal for small groups.