If mystery and thrill is what you need on your next vacation, The Escape from the Rock Cruise ticket offers you just that and much more! Cruise around the notorious Alcatraz Island, known in American history as the most feared prison site.
Navigating the Golden Gate Bridge, circle around the island while hearing sound effects and learn about the most dangerous and notorious prisoners like Al Capone and Billy Cook and their escape attempts.
A perfect group tour, especially with family, this tour gives away a free pair of 5x magnification binoculars to the children onboard to make this trip even more exciting.
1 hour and 30 minutes
1 May to 3 June and 4 September to 29 October: 11:30am and 3:45pm
5 June to 3 September: 11:15am, 1:45pm and 3:45pm
Pier 41 Marine Terminal, San Francisco, CA 94133
Same as start point
Reach the designated meeting point to embark on a ferry tour on San Francisco Bay around the mysterious and controversial Alcatraz Island with this Escape from the Rock Cruise ticket. Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and take in the infamous island from all angles. As a traveler, you’d be transported to the times when this maximum-security prison was a dreaded establishment of the American penal system, inhabiting some of the country’s most dangerous felons from year 1934 to 1963.
Hear sound effects and chilling details about the famous inmates like Al Capone, Billy Cook - the Killer, and Clyde Johnson’s famous escape attempt. Enjoy riveting escape-attempt stories of those times and uncovered accounts of the life on The Rock. This tour is a fascinating and thrilling family get-away, especially since every child on this trip between the ages 5 to 11 receives a complimentary pair of 5x magnification souvenir binoculars, so they carry back memories of a lifetime.
Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to your tour to confirm the departure details.
This tour does not land on Alcatraz Island or include the prison interior.
Vouchers for Escape from the Rock will be good for any of the departure times on the day of the booking.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
To redeem, bring voucher to Local activity operator office, 2800 Leavenworth Street or 478 Post St, San Francisco