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Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch

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San Francisco, United States

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icon3 to 5 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 11 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Overview

Guarantee your visit to Alcatraz when you book in advance. In addition to an organized departure time, your package also includes admission to the prison, along with an award-winning audio guide. Relax aboard your ferry transportation and return at a time of your choosing. Afterward, use your food voucher at a preselected restaurant in Fisherman’s Wharf.
  • Enjoy a relaxed lunch at Fisherman's Wharf with an included food voucher
  • No rushing around—tour Alcatraz at you own pace with and audio guide
  • Admire San Francisco from the water as you head for 'The Rock'
  • Admission ticket to Alcatraz and round-trip ferry fare included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This is a great way to guarantee Alcatraz tickets, with a bonus lunch credit to use back at Fisherman's Wharf.
Round-trip ferry to/from Pier 33 and Alcatraz Island (time assigned by us)
Alcatraz Audio Tour downloadable on your personal cell phone
$15 Food Credit Fisherman's Wharf Vendor (expires same day)
Includes tickets to Alcatraz ($39.90 non refundable USD value)
Access to outside areas of the island only during Covid restrictions
Transportation from hotels to any activity
Guest pays all voucher excess food bill/taxes/gratuities of total bill
We do not honor food or location requests .
Infants under 5 free at Alcatraz but not eligible for food credit
Food credit is not at Alcatraz Landing Pier 33
Guests do not choose their Alcatraz time slot nor selected food vendor
Food voucher expires on the same day as Alcatraz date.
Unused food vouchers will be returned and voided. No future credit.
Entrance inside Alcatraz buildings are not allowed due to covid

Departure Point

San Francisco Pier 33 - Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Orders confirmed within 24 hours. The time of Alcatraz departure time will be sent by additional email 1-2 days prior to Alcatraz date. RECHECK VIATOR EMAIL FOR ADDITIONAL ALCATRAZ VOUCHERS!
  • No refunds; exchanges; or cancellations on any Alcatraz related item
  • No refunds based on the chosen restaraunt of the day. It is final.
  • Your Viator Voucher is not your Alcatraz admission ticket.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tour More Partners

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch.

Traveler Tips


  • "Check in takes a bit but ride to and from the island is quick and easy." See review
  • "I saw a few other packages on Viator for Alcatraz but they required me to go to day line bus tours when all I needed was Alcatraz." See review

Reviews

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star-3
49 Reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers
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star-3
Alcatraz trip
Suzy_J
, Oct 2020
We were not aware there was no entry into any of the buildings but we did get a free DVD of the audio tour even though we didn’t get to experience it ourselves what it was like inside. The food after was great but didn’t realize it was so far from Pier 33. Over all it was a good experience.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
Here is cut and paste from the main sales page: During Covid Restrictions there will be no access to any buildings on Alcatraz Island. Face masks required for travelers in public areas. Face masks required for guides in public areas. Here is cut and paste from the emails we send along with a guests Alcatraz manifest vouchers: All ages three and above must have a mask to visit Alcatraz and enter the boarding location! Due to local Covid restrictions there is no access inside any buildings on Alcatraz; including the main cellhouse. Boats also are outside seating only so dress warm! There is no food at the pier, on the boat, or on Alcatraz Island. Here is what is cut and paste on the food voucher itself: Food credit is not at Alcatraz Landing We apologize that Covid restrictions are not the ideal situation for Alcatraz visits as everyone wants to go inside the prison. Mayor Breed has Covid restrictions in place that we must follow. No indoor access at this time. We are very fortunate to even have guest step foot on the island as it was closed for months. Hopefully some day we will be able to allow access again in the cellhouse.
star-1
No good
JoseA_L
, Sep 2020
No audio tour available No lunch Don’t accept my voucher A lots places inside the Alcatraz Penitentiary close
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Audio tour was included and downloadable on your phone as informed well in advance on Viator and at the boat dock. Audio devices are also available for rent should a phone not be present. Guests were also informed in advance that due to Govenor Newsome/Mayor Breed Covid related mandatory restrictions this is an outdoor grounds event with no access to inside buildings. This is clearly stated in the sales program and is not a surprise. Covid does not make this easy on anyone and Alcatraz is no exception. Alcatraz sat closed for four months and we are very fortunate they even allowed guests to step foot on the island again despite the challenges. We apologize that you did not enjoy your trip.
star-1
Being in air conditioning in the boat
amanda_s
, Sep 2020
$250 for tickets and we were unable to go inside Alcatraz. We also waited in the sun for an hour to board without on shade or drinks available
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Covid Restrictions are in place and we were blessed Alcatraz is operating at all. We advised all guests one month in advance of the outdoor only local law ordinances and offered a refund for should you have requested to cancel. There is no record of any cancel requests at any time and the tour proceeded as informed. Mayor Breed stated museums during Covid are to be outside only and access inside buildings at this time is not permitted. Boats are also to be outside seating only due to Covid. The date you happened to visit was record breaking heat which is unusual for San Francisco. We are sorry that you found this tour not to your standards during Covid related mandatory restrictions. Let us know when you will be in San Francisco at a future date when Alcatraz is running as normal without Covid related closures. We will do our best to re accommodate you as a courtesy.
star-3
Not sure why I paid more for this
VisitfromOOS
, Feb 2020
A little disappointed about the price and what value I received vs others. The lunch coupon was ok but not worth the extra I paid. That said, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Everyone was friendly and very helpful. If you have physical challenges, they have made accommodations.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Thank you for your feedback. We ask that one also factor in that a business has high labor,rent,insurance, fees, and other items that prevent us from selling packages at an at cost rate that a guest may desire. It is essential to also figure in the peace of mind factor that they have secured tickets in advance as a convenience that has added value. Guests should also book in advance to get the lowest rate possible as dates sell out well in advance.
star-5
Great, easy experience
103janelj
, Jan 2020
Such a beautiful day to head to Alcatraz. It was an easy process all around. Easy boarding, everything was on time and the experience was wonderful. It’s a move at your own pace tour and we loved that.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
We are so happy that you had a great time! We want the process to be always easy for all of our guests!
star-3
Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch
642serenee
, Oct 2019
The Cruise was ok.. Was unable to open the lunch voucher attached. I had to call the local office to resend the cruise ticket as the one sent to me did not contain the QR code.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Glad you had a good time! Computers are finicky and many have difficulties reading programs but that is why we are here to help if issues come up. We always suggest in advance to try a different computer or phone and if the error continues to contact Viator for prompt service. We do our best to make sure you get the documents you need in time.
star-5
Alcatraz visit
Krosol
, Oct 2019
I would recommend this visit. Was very compelling. The audio tour was great. Wear comfortable shoes. A lot of walking but worth it.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
We are happy that you are happy with our services!
star-4
Over. Priced
Allen R
, Sep 2019
Because of the advanced booking for the Alcatraz trips and the fact that we were only going to be there two days it was necessary for us to buy tickets through a package. This package was so much over priced. The package price was three times the normal Alcatraz ticket price with a $10.00 voucher to lunch. I am surprised Viator is part of this scene.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Guest was issued a $15 voucher per person as stated in the package. Guest was able to obtain Alcatraz tickets four days out in advance with us when island was sold out. We make magic happen and there are costs associated with that ease of access. Guest who want lower fares should book months in advance for the lowest price.
star-2
Alcatraz tour and horrible lunch
johnvanglahn
, Aug 2019
I think the boat ride and tour was as expected. Organized and efficient. The LUNCH was HORRIBLE. I wish we just took the loss for the credit voucher and went to eat somewhere else.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
We apologize as food is an item that is hard to please everyone with what the vendor has to offer!
star-2
Alcatraz
Richard S
, Aug 2019
Was great to be able to get tickets even at an inflated price. Should .have done my homework and bought the tickets in advance for the regular price. My big grip is that the so called lunch vouchers could never be printed or used. So I was ripped off even more. Another $45.00 down the drain.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Guests are notified well in advance to print their food vouchers and are even offered suggestions by us to print at ANY hotel lobby, ANY hotel front desk, ANY business center, concierges, Staples or Kinkos.

Product code: 60780P7

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