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Pier 39 Tours and Tickets

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One of the most visited sights in San Francisco, the multilevel Pier 39 complex is home to shops, restaurants, street performers, and a video arcade. Its waterfront setting on the San Francisco Bay means visitors can take in panoramic bay views, breathe fresh sea air, and watch sunbathing California sea lions.

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Beach Street and The Embarcadero, San Francisco, 94119
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

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Ride a double-decker sightseeing bus to San Francisco's most famous landmarks with a choice of 2 different passes. Explore the city's 49 square miles, including stops at big-name attractions like Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts and Union Square. Go at your own pace, hopping off at any of 16 stops, exploring at your leisure, and then hopping back on when you're done. Choose the Premium pass to include a night tour or a Deluxe pass for an additional 24 hours of hop-on-hop-off and a night tour.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.10
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$53.10

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Explore one of California's most iconic settings from the beauty of San Francisco Bay. This narrated Golden Gate Bay cruise journeys alongside Alcatraz and Angel Island State Park, past the shores of Sausalito and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. You can choose to view the sights from inside your boat or out on deck.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Escape from the Rock Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Escape from the Rock Cruise

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Learn stories behind the Bay Area's most notorious former federal penitentiary on a fascinating 'Escape from the Rock' cruise. Board a boat for a journey through the bay while listening to audio recordings (available in several languages) from ex-prisoners and guards about daily life on 'The Rock.' Learn about the Birdman of Alcatraz and the infamous 1962 'Alcatraz Escape,' and come to know why Alcatraz instilled fear into the hearts of even the worst-of-the-worst criminals. Tours are accessible on any of your own wifi-enabled iPads, smartphones or other devices. This ticket allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00
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$46.00

San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise
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San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise

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Sail across San Francisco Bay at twilight to admire the city skyline as it begins to light up for the night. With an experienced captain at the helm, you’ll glide past Alcatraz Island and cruise underneath the Golden Gate Bridge.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise
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San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

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Admire San Francisco and its surrounding sights from the water on a San Francisco Bay sailing cruise. Onboard a catamaran, sail past the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, legendary Alcatraz Island, and the hamlet of Sausalito. Take advantage of great photo ops while you soak up the sea breeze during this scenic tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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$64.00

Alcatraz Prison Tour + Audio Tour & Ferry Rides + San Francisco Bay Cruise Tour
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Alcatraz Prison Tour + Audio Tour & Ferry Rides + San Francisco Bay Cruise Tour

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This is a unique tour package to visit both the Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge! You will first take a short ferry ride from Pier 33 to the Alcatraz Island, where you can walk around the Island freely at your own pace and follow a 45-minutes award-winning audio tour in multiple languages of the Alcatraz Prison Cellhouse. Hop on to any returning ferry when you are finish touring the Alcatraz Island, and your San Francisco Bay Cruise Tour will start near Pier 39 where just a short walk from Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing. During the 60-minute Bay Cruise Tour, you will tour around the Alcatraz Island and under the famous Golden Gate Bridge, where you will enjoy breathtaking views of San Francisco and its bay! Tips: You can do the Bay Cruise Tour before the Alcatraz Tour, or on a different date!
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  • 2 to 5 hours
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$138.00
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$138.00

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bay Cruise

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Enjoy a relaxing outing on San Francisco Bay with a cruise. Take in panoramic views of the city skyline, marvel at Alcatraz Island, and journey beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Choose to sit indoors or savor cool bay breezes from an outdoor deck and experience San Francisco in a whole new way from the water. You can even learn about the sights that you're seeing from a free audio tour—available on any personal wifi-enabled device. This ticket allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00

Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

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Avoid the crowds, confusion, and limitations of large buses and discover San Francisco by luxury minivan. This half-day tour takes you to numerous parts of the city for the perfect overview. Enjoy fascinating facts provided by your guide's live commentary. Stop for photo opportunities at some of the city’s most popular attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise
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Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

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Visit charming Sausalito, cruise across San Francisco Bay and stare up in wonder at the redwood trees of Muir Woods on this combo tour from San Francisco—the perfect day out in the Bay Area. Experience the Golden Gate Bridge from both above and below as you drive across it and glide under it, and learn about some of California’s oldest and tallest natural wonders, the coastal redwoods. In Sausalito, you can stroll along the waterfront or shop in the galleries and boutiques.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

2-Day San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour + Night Tour (Deluxe)

2-Day San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour + Night Tour (Deluxe)

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Take control of your San Francisco sightseeing with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Instead of going to places that don't interest you, this tour allows you to see the city at your own pace and choose when you get off the bus. Sights on the route include the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, Little Italy, and Sausalito. The package also includes a night tour to Bay Bridge and Treasure Island to see city sights illuminated at night.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$79.00
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$79.00

Go City: San Francisco All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

Go City: San Francisco All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

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Tour San Francisco with Go City and enjoy admission at more than 25 popular San Francisco attractions and activities - all on one digital pass. Choose an All-Inclusive Pass valid for 1-,2-, 3- or 5-days and visit as many attractions as you like, all while saving as much money as possible on your vacation. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two years from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for the remaining number of days purchased.
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  • 1 to 5 days
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$67.00
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$67.00

Bus & Boat Adventure

Bus & Boat Adventure

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In just one day, experience the best of San Francisco by land and sea with this combo package that includes two hop-on hop-off bus tours and a cruise. Check out the top attractions of San Francisco, wind through the downtown streets, and cross over the Golden Gate Bridge. Each hop-on hop-off bus tour lasts 2 hours and offers live commentary. The 1-hour boat cruise takes you through San Francisco Bay, giving you prime views of Crissy Fields, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.99
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$95.99

Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

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Spend your day exploring the ‘City by the Bay’ before a scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument and the nearby waterfront of charming Sausalito. This narrated small-group tour takes in all of the San Francisco highlights, from Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury to the Palace of Fine Arts and Presidio. Then wander on foot under California’s giant coastal redwoods before exploring the gift shops and galleries of Sausalito.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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$149.00

2.5 Hour San Francisco Wharf and Waterfront Segway Tour

2.5 Hour San Francisco Wharf and Waterfront Segway Tour

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Take a San Francisco Segway tour along the waterfront to see popular city attractions like Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, and Alcatraz Island. With an experienced guide, cruise along San Francisco Bay on a personal 2-wheeled Segway, and learn how to operate during a training session. Limited to 10 people per tour, this tour provides a small-group experience. Choose from several tour times throughout the day.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

San Francisco in a Day: Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown & Skyline Bay Cruise

San Francisco in a Day: Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown & Skyline Bay Cruise

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Combine some of San Francisco's top sights—Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, and the Golden Gate Bridge—in a single day tour. This combination of stops may be a little bit different than traditional San Francisco tours, but it lets travelers get a better look at the true culture and history of the city. Hop aboard a cable car through the Financial District and down into Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf. Snap photos of the Golden Gate Bridge from up close and listen to in-depth commentary as you travel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Alcatraz Ticket + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Alcatraz Ticket + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

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If you're looking to see the sights on San Francisco's waterfront—but you don't have hours to tour the city—this quick walking tour is the perfect fit. Follow your guide to top attractions including Pier 39, Fisherman's Wharf, and Ghirardelli Square. History fans enjoy a quick look at the cable cars, and the USS Pampanito, a WWII submarine. To make the most of your day, upgrade with Alcatraz tickets to see San Francisco's infamous former prison.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$99.00
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$99.00

Full Day Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf

Full Day Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf

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Discover San Francisco on your own schedule with a 1-day bike rental. Visit the crooked path of Lombard Street, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, the Golden Gate Bridge and other culturally rich and unique San Francisco neighborhoods. This self-guided trip gives you the opportunity to create your own itinerary as you explore the beloved City by the Bay. The entire fleet of equipment is sanitized regularly and curbside pick-up is available to ensure that your rental experience is safe and enjoyable.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

Go City: San Francisco Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4 or 5 Attractions

Go City: San Francisco Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4 or 5 Attractions

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With Go City's San Francisco Explorer Pass you’ll save money on two, three, four or five San Francisco attractions, compared to buying individual attraction tickets. Select your favorite activities among a list of over 25 including sightseeing cruises, tours, museum admissions, and visit them over a 60-day period. Use the included digital guide to help you independently explore the Bay Area at your own pace. No voucher redemption is required; simply save on your mobile phone and enjoy direct entry to attractions. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two years from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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$58.00
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$58.00

Full-Day Guided Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz
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Full-Day Guided Tour of San Francisco with Alcatraz

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Explore San Francisco on a small-group full-day tour that covers top attractions including Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. Get great views of the San Francisco Bay Area during the short ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, where you then take a self-guided audio tour of the infamous prison. Return to shore for your bus tour of destinations such as Nob Hill, the Haight-Ashbury, the Castro, the Mission, and Golden Gate Park. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in San Francisco.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$130.00
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Alcatraz Island at Night with Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour & Food Tastings

Alcatraz Island at Night with Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour & Food Tastings

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Alcatraz Island is one of the most popular attractions San Francisco has, and it’s often booked out for months at a time. This Alcatraz Island and Fisherman’s Wharf Nighttime Tour guarantees your visit to Alcatraz, while also taking you through Fisherman’s Wharf’s must-sees like Pier 39, Boudin Bakery, and Ghirardelli Square. Plus, you’ll explore Alcatraz at night in a small group of up to eight people at the most.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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$119.00

San Francisco Highlights Private 3-Hour Driving Tour

San Francisco Highlights Private 3-Hour Driving Tour

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World class private tour, completely controlled by you! Come see the best sights in San Francisco, at your leisure! Commentary by Gwen Mehta, a local legend! Don't worry about other people, this tour is completely tailored to you with the Pintours App! With our app, you can pause the tour, and check out the locations as long as you want! You can skip a stop you don't like, and you have all the best information about each stop at your fingertips.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Alcatraz Inside and City Tour Express
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Alcatraz Inside and City Tour Express

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If you have limited time in San Francisco, check off the city's must-see attractions in one day with this combo sightseeing and Alcatraz tour. Take in the sights on a 2-hour bus tour, from Chinatown and Haight-Ashbury to Golden Gate Park and Fisherman's Wharf. You'll also cruise across the San Francisco Bay for a tour of Alcatraz Island that takes you inside historic cell blocks that once held notorious gangsters and criminals — no advance ticket needed.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$149.99
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$149.99

Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

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Go sailing on the San Francisco Bay on a spectacular sailboat cruise from Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf. Head to the Golden Gate Bridge for sweeping views of the Marin Headlands, Tiburon and Sausalito, then glide across the bay, passing Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, The Presidio, Crissy Field, Ghirardelli Square, and the Bay Bridge. You can enjoy two complimentary glasses of sparkling wine, beer or soda, and ask your captain and crew any questions you may have along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00

San Francisco All-Day Electric Bike Rental

San Francisco All-Day Electric Bike Rental

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Discover San Francisco on your own schedule with a 1-day electric bike rental. Hop on a regular bike or an electric bike, for an easier ride, and pedal past all of the sites on the top of your list. Visit the crooked path of Lombard Street, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, the Golden Gate Bridge and more. This self-guided trip gives you the opportunity to create your own itinerary as you explore the beloved City by the Bay.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

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What's the best way to experience Pier 39?
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What are Pier 39 hours of operation?
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Pier 39 hours of operation: Open daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Pier 39 tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Pier 39 can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Pier 39 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Pier 39 costs USD 14.00. Guided Pier 39 tours start around USD 14.00 per person.