Alcatraz & Wine Blending Tour from San Francisco

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Alcatraz Tour & Wine Blending

from San Francisco

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Fun, Unique and Amazing Alcatraz Experience

Enjoy Great Views in our Open Top Convertible Limo

 

only $289 per person

Alcatraz and Wine Blending (Be the Wine Maker!) Tour – SAVE $30 Mention ‘Winter Special’ to get your discount.

Experience your own wine blending and the famous and legendary Alcatraz. Join us for the most invigorating and enlivening wine tour experience of a lifetime! You become a “winemaker for the day”! Of supreme value is your reward of taking your own bottle home, as Winemaker For A Day!

Book Online Now Space is limited. Minimum group size required. 

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TOUR FEATURES

Experience this tour in our Open-top Convertible Limo
(for smaller groups vehicle may change)
Photo op at Vista Point (Golden Gate Bridge)
Blending Experience “Be the Winemaker for the Day” Super Cool!
Your Alcatraz Ticket and Tour ($37.25 value)
Ferry boat ride to and from Alcatraz Island
Self-guided Cellhouse Audio Tour available in 11 languages
Pickup and drop off at Pier 39 (for the wine country portion of the tour only)
Knowledgeable Guides
14 passenger maximum group size (please call for larger groups)

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Open Top, Panoramic Convertible Limo

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ITINERARY (Alcatraz and Wine Blending)

Itinerary subject to change due to availability.

8:45am – Pick up at Pier 39

9:00am – 9:30am – Golden Gate Vista photography opportunity

10:30am -12:15pm – Buena Vista Winery Wine Blending Experience

1:30pm – Arrive back at Pier 39. Guide will depart, and you will now be on your own.

1:30pm – 3:00pm Grab lunch at one of the many restaurants in the Fisherman’s Wharf area, and do a little sightseeing if you have time. Alcatraz ferry may depart as earlier so you may not have time for a sit down lunch. There are snacks, a few food and drink options on the ferry.

Note: Arrive 30+ minutes (45 minutes for youth) prior for check-in at Pier 33 for the Alcatraz Tour. Voucher will be sent out by email 4 days prior to tour date with info for picking up Alcatraz tickets.

3:20pm to 3:50pm Alcatraz Ferry departs (depending on availability)

6:30pm Depart Alcatraz Island (last departure)

6:50pm Arrive at Pier 33

Itinerary subject to change due to availability.

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PRICING

Winter Special: $30 off total price (mention ‘Winter Specials’ for your discount)

Adult                                 $289 per person
Senior (65 and older)    $279 per person
Military                             $279 per person
Youth (under 21)            $179 per person

Alcatraz Ticket and Tour ($37.25 value included)
Wine Blending and Tasting fee ($100 per person is included)
Please see below for Availability Calendar – Bookings must be 4 full days prior to tour date
Combined Total of 4 passengers for this tour to run

Book Online Now Space is limited

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Vehicle used for Smaller Groups – 4 to 5 persons

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DETAILS ABOUT THE DAY
(Alcatraz and Wine Blending)

You will travel in first-class style and comfort in our luxury Convertible Mercedes Sprinter, with one of our knowledgeable, professional and charming chauffeur tour guides. Let us take great care of you on our well-planned tour, with all tasting and blending fees included, and ferry and Alcatraz tickets included!

The exciting and fun place and staff at historic Buena Vista provide one of the most exhilarating wine seminars in our amazing Wine Country! Our exhilarating chauffeurs guide you through the magnificent scenery and history of Sonoma Wine Country, a fantastic gem of the San Francisco Bay Area! Blending your own custom bottle of wine is so much fun, you’ll want to do it again! As you enjoy your “Be The Count” Blending Experience, named for Buena Vista’s founder Count Agoston Haraszthy, engage your senses in Buena Vista’s beautiful wine cave, and learn about the art of blending wine.

California’s first premium winery, Buena Vista, was founded by acclaimed viticultural and wine making pioneer Count Agoston Haraszthy in 1857. Current owner Jean Charles Boisset has meticulously maintained the dramatic historic appeal of this California Historic Landmark, and also added flamboyant flair and exciting verve. The wine guides here are as legendary as the place! People get so excited when they visit!

Learn about blending wine varietals, discover the perfect personalized palate, then bottle and cork your creation! Design your own label and reward your efforts with your own bottle of wine personally tailored to your taste, to take with you! Indulge in your desire to be a winemaker and you will earn bragging rights and your own custom cuvée blended to your palate’s specifications.

Visiting Alcatraz Island is really intriguing! Great history, and you won’t be able to wait to share your experience with your friends!

FISHERMAN’S WHARF – Enjoy your choice of restaurant for lunch at Fisherman’s Wharf, where you can find San Francisco’s famous seafood and sourdough bread! Lunch cost is not included. Explore shopping and sightseeing. As an energetic icon of San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf is not to be missed!

ALCATRAZ – Board early since the ferry departs right on schedule for Alcatraz, one of San Francisco’s most popular attractions! Both your ferry ticket and your Alcatraz admission are included with our well-planned tour! Talk with National Park Service Rangers and see a slideshow. Learn even more about the island’s history and notorious inmates while you walk on the audio tour. Alcatraz is incredibly intriguing,  with breathtaking views from the island!

 

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Fun, Unique way to Napa Valley

Glass Roof is Retractable for stunning Wine Country views

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Open Top Wine and Alcatraz Tour

Limited Space: Alcatraz and Muir Woods or Wine Blending.

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TIPS, INFO | ALCATRAZ

• Please see calendar for available dates.

• A voucher will be sent out by email 4 days prior to tour with info for picking up Alcatraz tickets. Voucher and a valid photo ID with the name of the person the tour is booked under will be required to pick-up Alcatraz tickets. The voucher can be printed, or displayed on a mobile device to the ticket counter.

• Your Alcatraz ticket is included in cost ($37.25 value)

• No suitcases, large backpacks or over sized duffel bags at Pier 33 or on Alcatraz Island. Bags larger than 16 inches x 20 inches are not allowed on Alcatraz.

• Minors under 18 years of age are not allowed to visit Alcatraz Island, unless accompanied by an adult.

 

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TIPS, INFO | WINE BLENDING

• Wine Blending experience is in a cave.

• Wine blending fee is included in cost.

• You will be guided through the art of blending by one of our knowledgeable wine educators.

• Kid friendly place. Kids can enjoy themselves while you blend your wine.

• Take home your specialized blended wine bottle featuring your name as wine maker for the day.

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PRICING (Alcatraz, Wine Blending)

Winter Special: $30 off total price (mention ‘Winter Specials’ for your discount)

Adult                                 $289 per person
Senior (65 and older)    $279 per person
Military                             $279 per person
Youth (under 21)            $179 per person

Alcatraz Ticket and Tour ($37.25 value included)
Wine Blending and Tasting fee ($100 per person is included)
Please see below for Availability Calendar – Bookings must be 4 full days prior to tour date
Combined Total of 4 passengers for this tour to run

Book Online Now Space is limited

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CALENDAR – AVAILABILITY

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OVERVIEW

 

Tour length 10 – 11 hours
Pickup at Pier 39 8:00am (Muir Woods) or 8:45 am (Wine Blending) from Pier 39
Drop off at Pier 39 12:15pm (Muir Woods) or 1:30 pm (Wine Blending) back at Pier 39
To Alcatraz (Pier 33) between 2:40 pm to 3:50pm
Depart Alcatraz 6:30pm (last departure)
Arrival Approximately 6:50pm at Pier 33

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Napa Valley Wine Country Tours has provided luxury transportation and customized wine tour for over 21 years. Our professional and knowledgeable guides and concierges bring excitement and enthusiasm to make your wine tour dreams come true! Our clients have said our tour was the most amazing highlight of their vacation!

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What Our Clients Say

Sue and I had an entirely excellent day on Thursday November 5 Our guide Abe was excellent – humorous, knowledgeable, friendly and he made the entire day. The choice of wineries was also excellent – small family business where we learned a lot about wine and about the industry in Napa. Thanks for a most enjoyable experience.

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