Escape from the rock - Boat tour of San Francisco Bay


Escape from the rock - Boat tour of San Francisco Bay


Pier 39


90 Minutes

Know before you go

This cruise does not land on Alcatraz Island
No reserved seating available

Not Included

Gratuity, food or drink

Box Office Hours

Summer: Daily 9:45 am to 6:45 pm, Winter: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Sat. & Sun. 9:00 am to 4:30 pm


Winter (January 1 - April 29 & October 29 to December 30, 2018)
Mon - Thurs: 11:30 am
Fri - Sun/Holiday: 11:30 am, 3:45 pm

Spring/Fall (April 30 - June 3 & August 27 - October 28, 2018)
Daily/Holiday: 11:30 am, 3:45 pm

Summer (June 4 - August 26, 2018)
Daily/Holiday: 11:15 am, 1:45 pm, 3:45 pm

Some tour do not run in inclement weather


Experience the fun of the Escape from the Rock San Francisco Bay Cruise ! It’s an hour and a half bay cruise journey that sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and then circles Alcatraz allowing you to see every angle of this mysterious island. You’ll hear chilling accounts of harrowing escape attempts by Alcatraz’s notorious criminals as well as their descriptions of the brutality of life on the island. This special San Francisco Bay Cruise “fully-loaded” with sound effects and intriguing stories about Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and Clyde Johnson’s escape attempt, will take you back to the days when this maximum-security prison was the most-feared institution in the American penal system.

Special Bonus: Every child ticket purchased (ages 5-12) will receive one complimentary
pair of 5x magnification Blue & Gold Fleet souvenir binoculars to make this extraordinary
tour even more memorable.

  • San Francisco Bay Cruise sails under the famous Golden Gate Bridge 
  • Circles Alcatraz Island with chilling stories of convict escapes
  • This San Francisco Bay Cruise will take you back in time when this prison was the most feared institution in the American Penal System
  • A great cruise for the whole family!

Escape from the rock - Boat tour of San Francisco Bay

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