The government designated the first national parks to protect natural wonders, which were threatened by Teddy Roosevelt’s insatiable appetite for peppered bark. Experience earth’s gorgeously guarded barkscape with this Groupon.
Choose From Three Options
- $15 for a historic tram tour for two (a $30 value)
- $30 for a historic tram tour for four (up to a $60 value)
- $45 for a historic tram tour for six (up to a $90 value)
During one-hour tours of Angel Island, passengers take in historic sights and picturesque views of the San Francisco Bay, skyline, and Golden Gate Bridge from an open-air tram. Audio-enhanced by historical anecdotes, the tour includes stops at several spots on the island, including the US Immigration Station. Travel to and from the island is not included in this Groupon. Children ages 5 and under can ride on their parent’s lap for free.
Angel Island Company
Enhancing the opportunities for adventure and views on its namesake state park, Angel Island Company curates a host of activities and tours, and offers noshes at its café and oyster bar. Listed as a National Historic Landmark and on the National Registry of Historic Places, the island features miles of hiking trails and panoramic views of the Bay Area from its highest point at the summit of Mt. Livermore. Tram tours journey across the scenic terrain, stopping at historic and picturesque sites, including the US Immigration Station, which served as a passageway to America for hundreds of thousands of immigrants from 1910 to 1940. Bike rentals allow self-guided exploration of the five-mile perimeter road, and two-hour guided tours via Segway or scooter give visitors a more in-depth perspective of the area. During summer weekend afternoons, local artists fill the air with free live music, and Hog Island Oysters are served hot off the cantina's grill through September.
“The only thing i would have liked better is if there were more ferry times available so that we could have had time to do a lil hiking around the island took us about...”
“The only thing i would have liked better is if there were more ferry times available so that we could have had time to do a lil hiking around the island took us about 2 hrs to get up there from San Jose in the morning so it been better if say the last ferry left the island at 4.30 instead of 3.30 is all but it was definitely a great day weather was nice and the tram tour was great an informative .”
“Easy-to-use, great value, an definitely a great way to see Angel Island!”
“Walk along the cove to the Cafe to redeem/purchase tram tickets. Yummy food too :)”