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Straight to the Gate: Escape from The Rock Bay Cruise

Product ID: 23652
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Take a 90-minute cruise that sails underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and circles Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, while listening to accounts of the chilling escape attempts and the notorious criminals that called Alcatraz prison home.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise around the notorious Alcatraz Island
  • Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge for great photo opportunities
  • Hear the stories of the criminals housed at Alcatraz prison and their daring escape attempts
  • Skip the box office line and go straight to the gate with your ticket
Full description
Cruise San Francisco Bay on a 90-minute tour around Alcatraz Island. You will sail underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and circle Alcatraz, while listening to accounts of the chilling escape attempts and the notorious criminals that called Alcatraz prison home.

Cruise full circle around Alcatraz Island, allowing you to view every angle of this mysterious island, which housed famous inmates such as Al Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and Clyde Johnson, whose escape attempt is legendary.

Gain a clear picture of what life in this maximum-security prison was like, when it was the most feared institution in the American penal system.
Includes
  • This boat cruise is a 90-minute narrated tour of San Francisco Bay and around Alcatraz Island — it does not stop on the island
  • Narration
  • Straight to the gate' access
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drink (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pier 39, San Francisco

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Important information
What to bring
  • Face mask or protective covering
Know before you go
• This boat cruise is a 90-minute narrated tour of San Francisco Bay and around Alcatraz Island (it does not stop on the island)
• Cruises may not operate during inclement weather. Check with ticket booths on the day of sailing for schedule
• Your mobile voucher allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate

From US$ 42 per person

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Blue and Gold Fleet

Product ID: 23652