Cruise Around Alcatraz Island

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Enjoy the sights and stories of Alcatraz Island

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  • 1 Hrs 30 Min Duration
  • English / Chinese / Japanese / Korean / French / German / Spanish / Italian
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  • Embark on a tour entitled "Escape from the Rock" and journey around the infamous Alcatraz Island
  • Discover what was once a top security prison, now an abandoned building
  • Learn about the stories of the escape attempts of Alcatraz prisoners like Al Capone and Billy Cook the Killer
  • Sail under the landmark of San Francisco - the Golden Gate Bridge - along your way
  • Get unique views of the city from across the waters
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  • Ronald 8 Feb 2019
    Ver easy redemption. Value for the money! Highly recommended!

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US$ 26.00 39.00

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  • Escape from the Rock Cruise

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    • Admission to 'Escape from the Rock' cruise
    • Audio narration (available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German. Please see Additional Information for more details)

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Landing on Alcatraz Island
    • Food and drinks

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Admission to 'Escape from the Rock' cruise
    • Audio narration (available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German. Please see Additional Information for more details)

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Landing on Alcatraz Island
    • Food and drinks
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What To Expect

Be transported back in time as you listen to tales and stories of what life was like in what was once the most feared institution in the American penal system. Board your boat on Pier 39 and cruise under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for a unique view of the famous landmark before you head over to the waters surrounding the former maximum security prison. As you sail across, you'll hear the chilling tales of the most notorious criminals of the Unites States like Chicago's "godfather" Al Capone and the cold-blooded "machine gun killer" Billy Cook. Pro tip: As you engross yourself in the stories of the past, don't forget to take a look around to get a unique view of the San Francisco city from the water.

Alcatraz Island Tour cruise
Board a boat and explore the area around Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz Island
Get up close to the infamous institution where America's most wanted once resided
Alcatraz Island history
Learn about the history and stories of what life was like in the abandoned prison
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  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 2 business days. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
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Schedule:

  • Monday-Thursday: Departs daily at 11:30am
  • Friday-Sunday and Holidays (23 Nov, 1 Jan, 19 Feb): Departs daily at 11:30am/3:45pm
  • Closed on 25 Dec
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 11:30am/3:45pm depart from Fisherman's Wharf Pier 41
  • Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Circle around Alcatraz Island
  • 1:00pm/5:15pm return to Fisherman's Wharf
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 5-11
  • Children aged 0-4 may participate for free
  • Please bring a WiFi enabled device to access the audio narration onboard the cruise
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • You must exchange this voucher for your cruise ticket at the box office
  • Please bring your passport or other valid photo ID for this activity
  • Voucher is valid for any departure time within 365 days from date of purchase
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 30 mins before scheduled departure time

Meet Up Location:

  • Redemption location: Yellow Ticket Booth on Westside of PIER 39 (between 39 and pier 41)
  • Office hours: Mon-Sun at 9:00am-6:45pm (summer); Mon-Fri at 9:00am-4:00pm, Sat-Sun at 9:00am-4:30pm (winter)
  • Departure location: Blue and Gold Fleet

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How To Get There:

  • Take the MUNI E/F-Line Street Car to Jefferson St & Powell St Station (2 min walk to Pier 41)
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  • Once confirmed, no cancelations may be made
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Reviews (15) 4.4
  • Scot richard 15 Oct 2018
    great trip around the bay. Under the bridge and around Alcatraz. plenty of seating and the price on here is very good.
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  • Ronald 8 Feb 2019
    Ver easy redemption. Value for the money! Highly recommended!
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  • Vicross Angelo 11 Jun 2018
    One of the best cruise rides I have taken so far. The boat takes you under the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz island, then the Bay Bridge. An audio guide tells stories about the histories of these iconic landmarks. Note that it is cold out there so bring thick outer clothing. Bonus: you'd see yatchts, wind surfers, kite surfers along the way. They'd get pretty close to your cruise boat.
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  • MUN FONG 25 Feb 2018
    The audio introduction of the ferry company is very interesting. It also allows enough time for us to have a closer look at both the Golden Gate and the Alcatraz Island. Very nice tour of great value indeed
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  • Chan Kiak 18 Jan 2019
    A good ride on the cruise. Went up and close to Golden Gate Bridge and a full round on Alcatraz. Not advisable to go on raining days.
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  • TZU CHIEH 2 Oct 2018
    Good tour for people who can’t get Alcatraz lsland tour.
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  • Ace 13 Dec 2017
    Good arrangement, nice tour with good service!
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  • Charles 19 Jun 2018
    Good experience. I enjoyed the commentary. The boarding process was time-consuming
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  • Froissart 5 Aug 2018
    Nice cruise. Difficult to follow the narration due to the wind.
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  • Chun-Ting 15 Feb 2018
    Great trip, take a lot of good photos, another advantage is very easy to book and without any print, with the phone APP can get!
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