Redwoods & Wine Country Escape with Alcatraz
Discover why beautiful Muir Woods and the Californian wine country are two of San FranciscoÂ´s most popular day-trip destinations on this great value tour combo! Start the day with a refreshing stroll through Muir Woods, where youÂ´ll explore a spectacular redwood sequoia forest, then visit wine country for some superb wine tasting at Napa and SonomaÂ´s boutique wineries in the afternoon with the option to go to Alcatraz Island the next day.
First of all, weÂ´ll drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, heading for the Marin Headlands and Muir Woods, a beautiful valley filled with California Redwood Sequoia trees. Youll spend around an hour at Muir Woods, before heading north again.
Learn all about the history of the Wine Country on the way to the historic Sonoma Valley and Carneros Regions, spending 30 minutes to 1 hour at each winery, with free Wine Tasting.
Then on the second day take the ferry ride across the bay heading for one of the most famous landmarks in the world, Alcatraz Island. This tour includes an award-winning 45 minute audio presentation which features actual recordings of employees and inmates who lived and worked on the Island. YouÂ´ll also have plenty of time to explore on your own.
During peak season Alcatraz receives high visitor volume, on rare occasions the Alcatraz tour may not be available for the day following your main excursion and hence will be confirmed on the next available date. Redwood and Wine Country Escape starts at 07:50, returning at 17:30 and the Alcatraz tour will be booked in the morning slot of 09:00, 09:30,10:00 or 10:30.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
City San Francisco.
Address or meeting point Redwood and Wine Country Escape guests are picked up from downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf Hotels and Alcatraz tour guests have to meet at Main Entrance at Radisson Fisherman's Wharf on 250 Beach Street.
Hours & minutes Alcatraz is self-paced, Redwood & Wine Country is 9 hours.
Start or opening time Redwood and Wine Country Escape starts at 7:50am to 5:30pm and Alcatraz tour will be booked in morning slot of 9am,9:30am,10am OR 10:30am.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Alcatraz is an audio tour that is self-paced. Driver-Guide on Redwoods & Wine Country tour.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Narration in English. Audio Guides available in Spanish, German, Italian, French, Mandarin, Korean and Japanese upon request in advance and are subject to availability. Audio guides require a refundable deposit payable locally.
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cell House Audio Tour
Which is the guide/guest ratio? 1 guide per 11 passengers or 1 guide per 32 passengers (depends on vehicle size).
Are they trained in first aid? Yes.
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? If requested, yes.
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Yes.
Content & Specialized items
List the specific clothing required Layered clothing recommended.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? At passengers discretion where to eat.
Can special requests be accommodated? (vegetarian,...) Yes.
Are there smoking / non smoking areas? Yes.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? Yes.
If not included, is there any place to get a snack? Yes.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes.
List all venues where restrooms are available There are restrooms throughout.
Is there a charge to use any of them? No.
Are there any restroom-only stops during the tour? Yes.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Customers with foldable wheelchairs, and that are able to get in and out of the vehicle on their own can be accommodated.
Which currencies are accepted? USD.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) Minimum age for tours is 2 years old.
Is a waiver required for participation? No.
Others Please note for Alcatraz tour the supplier will make best endeavors to confirm the tour on day 2 and in the event that this is not possible the tour will be confirmed on next available date as Alcatraz tour is based on availability. Please reconfirm tour date and time with the supplier upon arrival in San Francisco. For Children's safety it is required to bring a car seat for all children under 8 years or weighing less than 60 pounds.Any guest who misses their tour entirely will forfeit their seat on the tour. No refunds will be issued.