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Best Alcatraz Island and Silicon Valley Tour

5 hrs
Suitable for 1-14 Participants
Experience the perfect combination of history, innovation, and adventure with the Best Alcatraz Island and Silicon Valley Tour. Dive into the captivating history of Alcatraz Island, once home to infamous criminals like Al Capone and the Birdman of Alcatraz. Explore the iconic prison and discover the stories that shaped this legendary island. But that's not all - embark on a thrilling drive through Silicon Valley, where you'll pass by landmarks like Googleplex, Facebook, Yahoo, and NASA. Immerse yourself in the heart of innovation and get a glimpse of the world's most renowned tech companies. With ferry tickets to Alcatraz and a Silicon Valley adventure included, this tour offers an unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe of both the past and the future. Don't miss your chance to book this ultimate combo tour and create memories that will last a lifetime.


  • Visit Alcatraz Island
  • Drive by iconic sights in Silicon Valley
  • See Googleplex, Facebook, Yahoo, NASA
  • Explore Palo Alto and Stanford University


  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All fees and taxes
  • Fully private guided tours in luxury vehicles , parking, all taxes and pickup/drop off included
  • Complimentary pick up anywhere in downtown San Francisco, Fisherman’ Wharf, Presidio

Not included

  • Driver's gratuity (15%),drop off back to hotel, any optional fees or features not stated
  • Sorry, we cannot transport passengers with disabilities as our vehicles are not equipped for that

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  • You can book at any time before the event

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Explore the best of the San Francisco Bay area with the captivating Best Alcatraz Island and Silicon Valley Tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history and innovation of both Alcatraz Island and the iconic Silicon Valley. This tour seamlessly combines the thrilling experience of visiting the infamous Alcatraz prison with a fascinating drive through the world-renowned Silicon Valley. Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with stunning landscapes, intriguing stories, and remarkable sights.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to visit Alcatraz Island and delve into its mesmerizing history. Discover the island's transformation from a barren nesting site to a lighthouse, military fortification, and ultimately, a federal prison. Step into the cells that once held notorious criminals like Al Capone and George 'Machine Gun' Kelly. As you explore, imagine the stories and secrets that still echo through the prison walls. Additionally, experience the wonders of Silicon Valley as you drive by some of its most iconic sights. Catch a glimpse of Googleplex, Facebook, Yahoo, and NASA, witnessing the vibrant hub of technological innovation. Drive through Palo Alto and Stanford University, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of these prestigious institutions. Gain insight into the groundbreaking advancements that have shaped our modern world.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and anyone with an interest in exploring the marvels of Silicon Valley. Whether you're a tech enthusiast fascinated by the birthplace of giants like Google and Facebook or a history lover eager to uncover the mysteries of Alcatraz, this tour caters to various interests. It is suitable for solo travelers, families, and groups seeking an immersive journey through the vibrant history and cutting-edge innovation of the San Francisco Bay area.

Why book this?

With the Best Alcatraz Island and Silicon Valley Tour, you'll have the opportunity to experience the allure of two iconic destinations in one captivating journey. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Alcatraz, walking in the footsteps of notorious criminals and exploring the captivating island. Simultaneously, embark on an adventure through Silicon Valley, gaining a firsthand glimpse of the renowned tech companies and institutions that have revolutionized the world. This tour offers a unique perspective by combining the contrasting elements of history and innovation. From the eerie cells of Alcatraz to the cutting-edge headquarters of renowned tech giants, this tour seamlessly merges the past and the present. Prepare to be captivated by the stories, architecture, and landscapes that make this tour a truly remarkable experience.

Good to know

When participating in this tour, keep in mind that the total duration is approximately 300 minutes. You'll have ample time to explore both Alcatraz Island and the highlights of Silicon Valley. Please note that the tour starts from Alcatraz Terminal Pier 33 in Fisherman's Wharf. Inclusions and exclusions beyond the ferry and Alcatraz tickets are not specified, so it's advisable to inquire about additional details when booking. Prepare for a day filled with walking, sightseeing, and immersing yourself in the remarkable history and technological wonders of the San Francisco Bay area.


Visitors who have embarked on the Best Alcatraz Island and Silicon Valley Tour have been enthralled by the unique combination of history and technology. They commend the well-organized itinerary, allowing them to fully explore Alcatraz Island and experience the vibrant atmosphere of Silicon Valley. Reviews consistently highlight the knowledgeable guides and their ability to bring the stories of both destinations to life. Visitors rave about the opportunity to visit iconic Silicon Valley landmarks and gain insight into the innovative spirit that permeates the region. The tour receives high praise for its seamless execution and the captivating storytelling that unveils the secrets of Alcatraz and the marvels of Silicon Valley.
End point
Alcatraz Terminal Pier 33 /. Fisherman's wharf

Your Itinerary


Meet your guide at your designated pickup location in downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf.

Drive by Googleplex

Get a glimpse of the world-famous Googleplex, the headquarters of Google, as you drive by in your luxury vehicle. Marvel at the innovative campus and learn about the company's history and contributions to the tech industry.

Drive by Facebook

Pass by the headquarters of Facebook, one of the largest social media platforms in the world. Admire the iconic "thumbs up" sign and learn about the company's impact on communication and social networking.

Drive by Yahoo

Catch a glimpse of the Yahoo headquarters, a prominent internet company known for its search engine and web portal. Learn about Yahoo's history and its role in shaping the early days of the internet.

Drive by NASA

Drive by the NASA Ames Research Center, a leading facility for aerospace research and development. Discover the groundbreaking work conducted at NASA and its contributions to space exploration.

Drive through Palo Alto and Stanford University

Enjoy a scenic drive through the charming city of Palo Alto, known for its beautiful residential neighborhoods and vibrant downtown area. Pass by the prestigious Stanford University campus and learn about its rich history and academic excellence.

Alcatraz Island Ferry

Board the ferry to Alcatraz Island, a former military fortification and federal prison. Enjoy the scenic boat ride across the bay and take in stunning views of the San Francisco skyline.

Alcatraz Island Tour

Step foot on Alcatraz Island and embark on a guided tour of the infamous prison. Explore the cell blocks, visit the solitary confinement cells, and learn about the daring escape attempts and notorious inmates who once called Alcatraz home.


Conclude your tour at the Alcatraz Terminal Pier 33 in Fisherman's Wharf. Take some time to explore the vibrant waterfront area or continue your San Francisco adventure.

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Safety information

  • Masks required for guides in public areas
  • Masks provided for participants
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitised high traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required To regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Other

Additional information

  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Participants should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Hand sanitiser available to participants and staff
  • Complimentary pick up anywhere in downtown San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf, Presidio, Mission District, Nob Hill, Japan town, Chinatown, Sausalito. Other location maybe added as well
  • Our policy regarding passengers with disabilities: Sorry, our vehicles are not equipped for passengers with disabilities and therefore, our commercial insurance doesn’t allow us to transport persons with any kind of disabilities for the sake of their own safety and well-being
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All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.