California Redwoods and Next Day Alcatraz Tour: This tour offers you the best of San Francisco, all bundled into one ticket! On day one we show you a natural wonder! You will see some of California's largest and oldest Redwood trees. Henry Cowell State Park allows you fantastic photo opportunities with these incredible giants. On Day two you get to visit the infamous Alcatraz prison island! It is a fascinating place full of stories and myths you don't want to miss out on.
Enjoy our Hotel Pick-up and travel down California Highway 1 along the spectacular California Coast to Santa Cruz. Along the way our tour makes a stop at Pigeon Point Lighthouse State Recreational Area where you will have time to take photos of the historic lighthouse and the California Coast with its sea life, surf and wildlife.
Our tour continues to the Santa Cruz Mountains to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and Roaring Camp Railroads where you will have 2.5 hours to explore the redwoods like you've never explored them before. These old growth redwoods, well over 1,000 years old are the tallest tree species in the world! You can also purchase lunch on your own at Georgie's Cookhouse, Roaring Camps Food Court. Be sure to walk the Redwood Loop Trail, visit the Nature Center and Gift Shop at Henry Cowell State Park and of course enjoy exploring Roaring Camp and the General Store.
Our tour will continue through the San Lorenzo Valley of Santa Cruz County and back to California Highway 1 where we will stop in the former sea-faring village of Davenport before returning to San Francisco. Your tour will return to San Francisco around 4:45pm
Please make your way to Pier 33 to board the ferry taking you to Alcatraz Island. Alcatraz Island remains one of San Francisco's greatest landmarks and now you can experience its chilling allure for yourself. Packaged with the San Francisco City Tour or Giant Redwoods Tour, Super Sightseeing Alcatraz combos feature an award-winning cellular audio tour and round-trip boat ride to The Rock.
Meeting/pick-up point: For Redwood pick up at the hotel. For the Alcatraz tour please make your way to Pier 33 to board the ferry.
Duration: 2 days.
Start/opening time: Redwood at 9am. The meeting time for the Alcatraz tour changes based on availability, please call up to confirm it.
End/closing time: Redwood at 4:45pm.
Languages: English. Audio guide in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Russian, Korean, Chinese and Japanese.