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Combo Package: Sonoma & Sausalito Half-Day Tour plus Alcatraz Visit

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Take a look back through California's history with a pair of outings to some very different Bay Area icons on two separate days. A drive up to the wine country of Sonoma County lets you explore the home of the region's most sophisticated industry, while a trip to Alcatraz shows you one of America's most famous prisons.

Sonoma County & Sausalito Tour After a stop for some pictures of the Golden Gate bridge as you head out of town, your guide lets you in on a few secrets of winemaking in the Sonoma Valley. Visit a local winery to see the region's signature business first hand and learn about the process behind perfecting the famous taste.

Next, you head to Sonoma's historic town centre. Get some free time to explore the downtown and the old Franciscan mission before you complete the tour in the waterfront town of Sausalito, with some great views of beautiful San Francisco Bay.

Alcatraz Day Trip A ferry ride across the bay brings you to the island that held one of America's most legendary prisons. Once you've arrived, you can explore at your own pace to get a first hand look at the former federal prison and feel the dark mystique that still looms over the Rock.

While you look at the rows of old cell doors, a 45-minute audio presentation brings back the voices of inmates and guards from the prison's active days. Learn the stories of inmates like Al Capone and “Birdman” Robert Stroud whose incarceration made the prison into a kind of cultural icon.

Take a look back through California's history with a pair of outings to some very different Bay Area icons on two separate days. A drive up to the wine country of Sonoma County lets you explore the home of the region's most sophisticated industry, while a trip to Alcatraz shows you one of America's most famous prisons.

Sonoma County & Sausalito Tour After a stop for some pictures of the Golden Gate bridge as you head out of town, your guide lets you in on a few secrets of winemaking in the Sonoma Valley. Visit a local winery to see the region's signature business first hand and learn about the process behind perfecting the famous taste.

Next, you head to Sonoma's historic town centre. Get some free time to explore the downtown and the old Franciscan mission before you complete the tour in the waterfront town of Sausalito, with some great views of beautiful San Francisco Bay.

Alcatraz Day Trip A ferry ride across the bay brings you to the island that held one of America's most legendary prisons. Once you've arrived, you can explore at your own pace to get a first hand look at the former federal prison and feel the dark mystique that still looms over the Rock.

While you look at the rows of old cell doors, a 45-minute audio presentation brings back the voices of inmates and guards from the prison's active days. Learn the stories of inmates like Al Capone and “Birdman” Robert Stroud whose incarceration made the prison into a kind of cultural icon.

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Combo Package: Sonoma & Sausalito Half-Day Tour plus Alcatraz Visit

Activity Location

Sonoma

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Union Square

    421 Post Street

    San Francisco

  • Fisherman's Wharf

    495 Jefferson Street

    San Francisco

  • Alcatraz Landing

    Pier 33

    San Francisco


Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour around historic Sonoma & Sausalito

  • Chance to visit & explore the notorious Alcatraz Island

  • Scenic views & photo opportunities at the Golden Gate Bridge

  • Time to explore your own interests & the quirks of each site

  • Commentary & intriguing insights into the history on display


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Sonoma and Sausalito

  • Self-guided tour of Alcatraz Island

  • Admission ticket for Alcatraz

  • Live tour commentary provided in English on the wine tasting tour

  • Audio commentary provided in English at Alcatraz


Exclusions

  • Lunch

  • Wine-tasting fees

  • Return ferry ride from Sausalito


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 4 and younger are not allowed.

  • Maximum group size is 14 people.

  • Tour stops vary.

  • You must present a valid photo ID on the day of the activity.

  • Additional surcharges of US $10 for each wine tasting and for the return ferry ride on the Sonoma Valley tour is payable on the day of your activity.

  • The date you select when booking will be the date of the Sonoma Valley tour. The Alcatraz tour will take place within 2 days after the booked date.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact Alcatraz tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.