OverviewThe historic Ferry Building and Alcatraz are two of San Francisco's most prolific attractions. On this not-to-be missed combo tour, you get to see them both in one day. First, enjoy an hour in the Ferry Building to nibble on some of the citys finest fare during a guided tour. In the afternoon, walk over to Pier 33 to pick up your tickets and board your ferry to Alcatraz. The Cellhouse audio tour will captivate you with live recordings from the former prisoners.
- All entrance fees included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Fully narrated tour
- Recorded commentary by audio headphones
- Free snacks included
Know More about this tourMeet your personal epicurean concierge (aka guide) in front of the historic Ferry Building Marketplace main steps on the curb of the Embarcadero. It's a San Francisco landmark with its iconic 245-foot (75-m) clock tower. Built in the late 1800s, the ferry terminal was renovated in 2003, transforming the concourse into the foodie haven that it is today. Local food purveyors and artisans peddle their wares inside and outside the building one-stop shopping for anyone looking to experience a taste of San Francisco.
Learn more about the San Francisco Bay Area's tastemakers as you nibble on Cowgirl Creamery's award-winning cheese, Boccalone's house-cured fennel salame and freshly made mortadella, Acme Bread's fresh loaves, and Miette Patisserie's delicate French macarons. Want more? Indulge in a cup of chili from the American Eatery and satisfy your sweet tooth with handmade chocolates from Recchiuti. If youre visiting during one of the weekly farmers markets, dont be surprised if your guide points out some of the citys revered chefs shopping for fresh produce to include on their menus.
After you satiate your appetite, you'll receive directions to Pier 33 to pick up your Alcatraz tickets for the next portion of your tour. Take a stroll along the Embarcadero to Pier 33 where you'll hop on the ferry for a scenic ride to Alcatraz. Explore the island at your leisure with the award-winning Cellhouse audio walking tour to discover hidden secrets and fascinating stories of the worlds most notorious prison. Ferries depart the island frequently to provide maximum flexibility for your time on Alcatraz.
Inclusions for San Francisco Combo: Ferry Building Food Tour And Alcatraz
- All food tastings
- Guide for food tour
- Entrance fees
- Audio walking tour of Alcatraz
- Round-trip ferry from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island (US$37.25 adult ticket value)
Exclusions for San Francisco Combo: Ferry Building Food Tour And Alcatraz
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transportation from Ferry Building to Alcatraz Landing
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
All traveler names are required at time of booking. Failure to provide this information will result in cancellation of your tour. All travelers over 18 MUST have photo I.D.
Please advise any specific dietary requirements in the "Special Requirements" box at time of booking
If excursion fails to meet minimum enrollment (total of 4 guests), Edible Excursions will contact guests 5 days in advance to reschedule or offer a refund.
All food tastings are subject to change depending on availability
Children 0-4 years are free provided they will not be eating on the food tour. If they will be participating in sampling, please book the Infant rate. Alcatraz tickets are free for ages 0-4 years
Alcatraz ferry ticket times fluctuate. Possible times are 12:30pm, 1:05pm or 1:35pm depending on availability. Exact times are available upon reconfirmation of the tour
Alcatraz is steep and hilly. A moderate amount of walking is involved, so comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Alcatraz audio tour is available in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Mandarin, Portuguese and Korean
You may depart Alcatraz Island at any time; ferries depart every 30-40 minutes