Alcatraz Night Tour with 1-Day City Bus Tour in San Francisco

San Francisco, US
San Francisco, US
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Experience the eerie and haunted atmosphere of Alcatraz prison on the Alcatraz Night Tour with 1-Day City Bus Tour in San Francisco. Join a small, English-only docent-led group at night and immerse yourself in the chilling history of this infamous prison. Unlike the crowded day tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore special exhibits, hear prisoner and guard stories, and witness escape displays and cells frozen in time. With audio tours available in 11 languages, you can choose to listen to historic details and sound effects in your preferred language. But the adventure doesn't stop there. This combo also includes a 2-hour city loop by open-top bus, where you can hop on and off at various stops to see iconic attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Victorian homes. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • Admission Included
  • 3 hours - 5 hours
  • Suitable for 1-8 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • & Audio GuidedGuided Experience
  • Explore Alcatraz Island and go inside the cells
  • Learn about escape attempts, riots, and bizarre characters
  • Experience the creepy and haunted atmosphere at night
  • See the best of San Francisco including the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Enjoy a 2-hour city loop by open-top bus
  • Inside-the-prison audio tour in 11 languages - at your own pace
  • City bus tour - with flexible departures every day
  • Round trip alcatraz island ferry - at listed start time
  • Great views of the city skyline, golden gate bridge, and san francisco bay

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Discover the eerie and captivating history of Alcatraz prison on the Alcatraz Night Tour with 1-Day City Bus Tour in San Francisco. Unlike the crowded self-guided day tour, the night tour offers a more intimate experience as you explore the prison with a small, English-only docent-led group. Prepare yourself for a spine-tingling adventure as you delve into the stories of prisoners and guards, witness escape displays, and step into cells frozen in time.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to spend a total duration of 180 to 300 minutes absorbed in the dark and intriguing history of Alcatraz prison. Start your journey at Pier 33 in San Francisco, where you'll exchange your voucher at the Group Services Window before boarding the ferry. Once on Alcatraz Island, embark on a 45-minute cell house audio headset tour to learn about escape attempts, riots, and the notorious "Escape From Alcatraz." The audio tour is available in various languages for your convenience. After your Alcatraz adventure, hop on a 2-hour city bus tour that takes you through the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and other prominent attractions in San Francisco. You have the freedom to explore these locations further by hopping on and off at your leisure.

Who is this for?

The Alcatraz Night Tour with 1-Day City Bus Tour is a must-visit for history buffs, true crime enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a unique and spine-chilling experience. Whether you are a solo traveler, a group of friends, or a family, this tour caters to a wide range of adventurers. Explore the hidden secrets of Alcatraz prison and get a comprehensive glimpse of San Francisco's landmarks along the way.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the captivating history of Alcatraz as you listen to prisoner and guard stories, explore the detailed exhibits, and walk the Perimeter Trail. The night tour offers a more personal and less crowded experience compared to the day tour, allowing you to truly absorb the haunting atmosphere of this infamous prison. Additionally, the 1-day city bus tour showcases some of San Francisco's most iconic landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Victorian homes, and the Palace of Fine Arts. This combination of history, intrigue, and sightseeing ensures an unforgettable experience.

Good to know

Before departing for Alcatraz, ensure that you arrive at Pier 33 at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to exchange your voucher. Remember to bring extra layers as the open-top buses can get chilly, especially during the evening. Disposable headphones are provided for your convenience, and no reservations are needed for the city bus tour. Enjoy the flexibility of starting and finishing the tour at any of the hop-on, hop-off bus stops.


Previous visitors have raved about the Alcatraz Night Tour, describing it as an eerie and thought-provoking journey into the depths of history. Many praised the knowledge and expertise of the docents, who brought the prison to life with their captivating storytelling. The combination of the prison tour and city bus tour allowed visitors to experience the best of both worlds, gaining insights into the dark past of Alcatraz while also enjoying the beauty and attractions of San Francisco. Overall, individuals who have embarked on this tour highly recommend it for an unforgettable and immersive experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Alcatraz Island

Discover America’s most infamous prison with a chance to go inside the cells and feel the cold and dark life firsthand. 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 two others made their infamous "Escape From Alcatraz." Alcatraz is continually one of the most popular tours in the country. • Video History Presentation: No Charge • The 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. • A bookstore with information in many languages • Permanent exhibit, The Big Lockup: Mass Incarceration in the United States • Other rotating exhibits • Visit the prison Recreation Yard, talk with Park Rangers, and walk the Perimeter Trail.

Admission Included

San Francisco

The Bus Tour loops through SF & over the Golden Gate Bridge & back. 2 hours with no hop-off. If you plan to hop on & off, it can take several hours. • Go over the Golden Gate Bridge and stop at Vista Point for terrific views. • Other key stops at or near: The Haight/Ashbury district, Victorian homes, Chinatown, North Beach, Union Square, the Financial District, Golden Gate Park, City Hall, the Palace of Fine Arts, Lombard Street, and more. • Recorded commentary in 10 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, or Mandarin Chinese Disposable headphones are included. • NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED. Buses run 10 a.m.–5 5pm daily. 6 p.m. in summer. • Buses run every 20–30 minutes, or more often in the summer. • Start and finish the tour at any of the hop-on, hop-off bus stops. • A mobile app is available with live bus arrival times. • Open-top buses can be chilly! A backpack with extra layers is recommended, including a skull cap!

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