San Francisco's National Treasures Tour: Alcatraz and Muir Woods plus Madame Tussaud or the Dungeon

San Francisco's National Treasures Tour: Alcatraz and Muir Woods plus Madame Tussaud or the Dungeon
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$150
Duration: 1 day
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Description

Explore two popular Bay Area destinations — Muir Woods National Monument and the world famous Alcatraz Island — In this ultimate 1-day tour to visit two of San Francisco's National treasures! Booking in advance ensures a tour of towering coastal redwoods and the nearby town of Sausalito, plus entry to the prison Cell Block including an audio tour and round-trip ferry from San Francisco. In addition, choose admission to either the San Francisco Dungeon or Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf and a complimentary Meal Voucher to a local Fisherman's Wharf favorite! 

Alcatraz Tour (2-3 Hours) 
Alcatraz tours depart from Pier 33 at Fisherman's Wharf. Start with a 30-minute ferry ride across San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island, a former federal penitentiary now operated by the National Parks Service. Known to the world as 'The Rock,' the prison was famous for housing such inmates as Al 'Scarface' Capone, and the 'Birdman' Robert Stroud. Listen in with a 45-minute Cell House audio tour. Hear stories from inmates themselves, as well as other former residents on the island. Step inside a prison cell and get a feel for what life was actually like during that infamous era. 

Note: Alcatraz tickets will be provided by the tour operator; more details to be provided at time of confirmation. Times may vary depending on availability. 

Muir Woods Tour (3-4 Hours) 
Venture north over the Golden Gate Bridge to an isolated canyon filled with coastal redwood trees, known as Muir Woods National Monument (entrance fee included). Shuttle service is provided from San Francisco hotels on the day of your coach tour (pickup must be arranged 24 hours prior to tour date).

On arrival, wander among old-growth redwood groves wrapped in Northern California’s signature fog, and smell the crisp fragrance of these towering trees while awestruck by their thick trunks and soaring canopies. Learn from your guide about this important this national treasure, named for the late conservationist John Muir. 

Then take a drive through the quaint seaside town of Sausalito, a Mediterranean-like village harbored across San Francisco Bay; its known for its sweeping hillside views, sophisticated boutiques, and local cafes. 

San Francisco Dungeon or Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum (1-2 Hours) 
This package includes admission to your choice of attractions at Fisherman's Wharf (select at booking).

At the Dungeon, tales of old San Francisco are brought to life with a full cast of actors, special effects, gripping storytelling, and 360-degree sets. Walk through nine different sets and interact with the actors as the reenact scenes from the Gold Rush, Alcatraz Island, and even a Shanghai Kelly boat ride.

At Madame Tussaud's, meet dozens of wax figures and enjoy endless photo ops. Snap pics with your favorite Hollywood stars in the A-List Zone, such as Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, and Morgan Freeman. Get interactive in the Music Zone with Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Madonna, and Beyonce. Stand alongside leaders and entrepreneurs including Abe Lincoln, Steve Jobs, and Barack Obama.

(Order of activities may change based on availability; season, etc. Itinerary details to be specified at time of confirmation.)

Explore two popular Bay Area destinations — Muir Woods National Monument and the world famous Alcatraz Island — In this ultimate 1-day tour to visit two of San Francisco's National treasures! Booking in advance ensures a tour of towering coastal redwoods and the nearby town of Sausalito, plus entry to the prison Cell Block including an audio tour and round-trip ferry from San Francisco. In addition, choose admission to either the San Francisco Dungeon or Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf and a complimentary Meal Voucher to a local Fisherman's Wharf favorite!