Alcatraz Day Tour + Muir Woods & Sausalito

Alcatraz Only Sold as Part of a Combination Package
Only One Type Of Tour Package May Be Made Per Purchase

Date and Time for Alcatraz
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Amount Per Person
Adult (12 - 61)
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Senior (62+)
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Kids (5 - 11)
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Kids (age 4)
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All other ages are free
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Alcatraz Day Tour + Muir Woods & Sausalito

(Park entrance fee included)


  • Muir Woods Duration: 3.5 hours 
  • Separate Day Alcatraz - Plan for 3 hours (if time/schedule permits, you may choose a later return boat)
  • Chinatown Walking Tour Option at 1 hr+

Go with Tower Tours to see this beautiful grove of Old Growth Redwoods over 200 feet tall. Spend up to 1.5 hours in this majestic park. Then travel to Sausalito, a boutique old fishing town with quaint Victorians, panoramic views, and great restaurants and shops. Stay on board the bus or hop off and visit Sausalito at your own pace by catching a separate purchase ferry back to SF. 

• Complementary pickup at most SF Hotels.

Tower Tours COVID-19 protocols require all guests to wear masks on Tower buses. A waiver of liability form with further details will be sent to your email address by Tower Tours.


A Voucher will come within 24 hours confirming the Muir Woods Tour. Due to new parking restrictions from the National Park Service, if you book close to the tour date, occasionally the tour may be unavailable. If so, we will call and email you to suggest options or arrange for a cancellation. 


Available as a bonus with all Alcatraz Combos...

and with Big Bus 1 Day Classic Hop-On/Hop-Off or Big Bus 2 Day Deluxe Hop-On/Hop-Off.

Compare Chinatown at $45 and up.

No reservations needed. Just present your Voucher (as a print-out or on your phone).

Walking Tour Guides have a tough job -- If you like their effort, feel free to tip them generously!

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~ 1-Hour Chinatown Walking Tour:

Built up around what was the original town square of the village of Yerba Buena that was later renamed San Francisco, Chinatown is a delight for history lovers and contemporary fans of the colorful and the unique.

See the crowded and bustling open-air meat and produce markets of Stockton Street; visit side alleyways that will take you back in time; and discover lions, dragons, pagoda roofs, and dangling lantern along Grant Street.

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Some uphill walking is involved. Tour departs from the Southeast corner of Union Square, at Geary and Powell Streets. 

Walking Tour Directions

@ 1:00pm daily through at least September 6, 2021




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VALUE: $41.00 Adults & Juniors (12+), $38.65 Seniors (62+), $25.00 Kids (5-11), Free for Ages 0-4

Please arrive 30 minutes early. No Hotel Pickup. Your tour begins with a 10-15 minute boat trip from Pier 33. Expect your stay on Alcatraz Island to be about 3 Hours round trip). Boats return from the island at 12:20, 1:25, 2:25, 3:25, 4:25, or 5:40. You control the clock, but 3 hours is very likely. You may have to wait to enter the prison due to COVID-19 restrictions on indoor capacity.

Masks are required on the Alcatraz Tour. Click here for further "Safecruise" details.

Discover America’s most infamous prison, with a chance to go inside the cells and feel the cold and dark life firsthand. Alcatraz operated as a federal penitentiary from 1933 to 1963, housing notorious criminals including Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, and Creepy Karpis. During the award-winning 45-minute cell house audio headset tour you will learn of escape attempts, riots, bizarre characters, and much more. Displays include prison life, guard controls, and how Frank Morris and 2 others made their infamous “Escape From Alcatraz.”

Alcatraz is continually one of the most popular tours in the country

  • Video History Presentation – No Charge
  • Audio Tour includes sound effects, interviews with prisoners and guards, and historic details
  • The Cellhouse Audio Tour is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
  • Bookstore with information in many languages
  • Visit the prison Recreation Yard, talk with Park Rangers, and walk the Perimeter Trail(note that parts of Alcatraz Island may be closed to the general public periodically – for repairs, wildlife protection, or other concerns) 
  • Unlimited photo opportunities and great views looking back at the City or out to the Golden Gate Bridge

A Voucher will come within 24 hours confirming Muir Woods. In rare cases, the tour may be unavailable. If so, we will call and email you to suggest options or arrange for a cancellation.

If purchased with Alcatraz as part of a combination package, see notes on Alcatraz Package purchase page.

Hotel pick up is available for most SF hotels... otherwise you will need to go to the Tower Tours office at Fisherman's Wharf. Hotel pick up also will be confirmed within 24 hours. AirBnB and VRBO pickups are not available. 

All Tower Tours Vehicles have 25+ seats, so seat belts are not required, but child car seats cannot be accommodated

Tower Tours COVID-19 protocols require all guests to wear masks on Tower buses. A waiver of liability form with further details will be sent to your email address by Tower Tours.