Alcatraz + Wharf & Hills Segway Tour
“This was the best decision we made in San Francisco!”
What Is Included
VIP Experience Segway Tour
- Guided Segway Tour – 2.5 Hours!
- Smaller Group – 8 Guests Maximum (not a private tour)
- Gratuity included in the ticket cost
- Explore Wharf & Waterfront
- Ferry ride to Alcatraz Island
- Audio headset of award-winning cellhouse tour
- Self-guided and self-paced tour;spend as much time as you want exploring “the Rock”
VIP Experience Segway + Alcatraz Booking Instructions:
Book reservation at $150.00 per person in our order system. The price includes the $35.50 per person Alcatraz ticket. We have a maximum of 8 to 16 Alcatraz package tickets available per day. Reservations are combined into small groups of 8 guests per guide that depart together.
You will be emailed a confirmation of your VIP Segway Tour reservation.
The VIP Segway Tour part of the combo departs at either 9:00 am OR at 1:30 pm. The Alcatraz Ferry Ticket departure times are generally for either early morning eg: 9:00 am or late afternoon departures eg: 3:40 pm the same day depending on the Segway tour time departure.
Total time for both activities: This is a full day with the Segway tour at 2.5 hours and suggested time on Alcatraz of at least 2 to 2.5 hours. Take time to enjoy the included award winning audio tour of the Alcatraz cell house.
"Alcatraz Island is really amazing and worth the trip.The second part of the tour on the Segway was really fun and guide was super friendly!"
"We bought the Segway tour because of the Alcatraz combo but the Segway turned to be the highlight of the day!"An awesome experience. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see San Francisco and have fun while doing it!"
"This is the right company and the most awesome city for this experience on a SEGWAY.Segway and Alcatraz combo was fantastic all the way around. Our guide and this company made our day...actually they made our trip!"
"On a scale of 1 to 10, our teenager rated this experience as a 10!Everything from booking the tour, the safety training, and the tour around the city was well worth the money"
Combo Departures: May:
Weekends only: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am OR 1:30 pm Segway Tour and Alcatraz Ferry portion in either the early morning or afternoon on same day.
Combo Departures: June through August:
Daily 9:00 am OR 1:30 pm Segway Tour and Alcatraz Ferry portion in either the early morning or early afternoon on same day.
Combo Departures: December 21st-30th Holidays:
Daily 9:30 am OR 1:30 pm Segway Tour and Alcatraz Ferry portion in either the early morning or early afternoon on same day.
IMPORTANT: All Alcatraz combo ticket purchases are non refundable and tour date/tour time cannot be changed once purchased.
NOTE: The time you book 1st on this website is the Segway tour departure time.
BOOKING TIME EXAMPLE: If you pick a afternoon Segway tour time your Alcatraz tickets will be in the morning the same day.
We do not offer evening Alcatraz tickets or sell Alcatraz tickets unless they are combined with a VIP Segway Tour
Begin your trip to Alcatraz at Pier 33, where you will board the ferry at the Alcatraz Landing Pier for a ten minute cruise across the San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island.
This former federal penitentiary was home to the likes of Al Capone, George “Machine Gun” Kelley, and Robert “The Birdman” Stroud. In addition to housing the famous prison, Alcatraz features some of the most spectacular views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
The National Park presents a captioned orientation video with historical footage, self-guided walks, exhibits and Ranger-interpretive talks on topics such as “Famous Escapes.” Also featured is the Award-winning audio tour in the prison Cell House featuring actual interviews of former guards and inmates. The audio tour is available in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
After the tour, there is time to visit the Alcatraz Museum, the bookshop and explore the island.
Ferries depart every half hour back to San Francisco.
Alcatraz Tour Length: Average time spent on Alcatraz is 1.5 to 3 hours.
How to Pick Up Your Alcatraz Ticket
Your Alcatraz boarding tickets will be held at pre-paid will call at the Alcatraz Cruises dock at PIER 33. You will need a picture ID. Be sure to show up 30 to 45 minutes before your Alcatraz cruise! Tickets may not be picked up prior to the tour date.
Important: All Alcatraz Sales Are Final
National Park Pass is not applicable to Alcatraz Tickets. All orders are limited to 8 tickets. Alcatraz is a National Park. Exchanges, refunds, discounts or cancellations are not offered.
Alcatraz Cruises a concessionaire of the National Park Service and provides the Alcatraz ferry and Cellhouse audio tour portion of these combo tickets.
Alcatraz rates subject to change without notice.
Accessibility: Upon landing on Alcatraz Island, you must walk up a steep hill on uneven pavement. SEAT (Sustainable Easy Access Transport) is available for wheelchair users and visitors unable to walk to quarter mile, 12% upgrade. No animals (except certified service animals) are allowed on Alcatraz Island.
Segway Tour Activity is 2.5 hours including training. Training is 30 to 35 minutes, During the busy summer season training time may be slightly longer.
Total time for both activities: This is a full day with the Segway tour at 2.5 hours and suggested time on Alcatraz of at least 2 to 2 1/2 hours plus the ferry ride.
Alcatraz is self guided. On Alcatraz Island take time to enjoy the included award winning audio tour of the Alcatraz cell house.
All Segway tours start on time, so please arrive 15 minutes early to check in. For the safety and complete training of our guest late arrivals will not be allowed to join a tour that has already started training. Please be on time.
Alcatraz Tickets are pre-paid and can be picked up at Will Call at PIER 33. (near Fisherman’s Wharf) Be sure to show up 30 to 45 minutes before your Alcatraz cruise! Tickets may not be picked up prior to the tour date.
Ages 12 and up over 100 lbs (45kg) and under 250 lbs.(113 kg) are welcome. No weight exceptions.
No pregnant guests.
Not recommended for some guests over age 70 or with mobility, motor control or recent surgeries.
Under 18 with parents or guardian.
Full list of rider requirements listed in the FAQ Section Please read before booking.
Segway Portion of Combo package start at the Fisherman’s Wharf Segway Office: 757 Beach Street @ Hyde Street San Francisco CA, 94109
Alcatraz Ferry Departure Location: Alcatraz boarding tickets will be held at pre-paid will call at the Alcatraz Cruises dock at PIER 33 on the Embarcadeo. You will need a picture ID.
Be sure to show up 30 to 45 minutes before your Alcatraz cruise! Tickets may not be picked up prior to the tour date.
All guest names must match the names on the reservation when picking up Alcatraz tickets.
Pier 33 is about a 15-20 minute walk from our Wharf location. We do not provide transportation to /from the Alcatraz Ferry location.
The Alcatraz ferry trip and cell house audio tour is self-guided.
After 30-35 minutes of fun training on how to safely operate the Segway, you’ll explore the San Francisco waterfront with a fully narrated tour. Tours are limited to ten riders per guide.
Small tour groups for a personal experience
Go when you want. Lots of departure times. Book the most convenient time you want to go.
The best Segway training around. Complete one on one training before your tour. For our foreign guests we offer training videos in 11 languages!
Amazing tour guides. A great guide makes all the difference. Our tour guides rock!
Each guest gets a radio receiver with earbud so you won’t miss details about the sights along the way.
On cold days we have jackets, hats and gloves to keep you warm and snug.
It’s fun! Riding a Segway is a blast. Come get your Segway smile!