Escape from the Rock

Murder, mayhem and mobsters...

Come join the fun! The infamous Al Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and Machine Gun Kelly all did time on The Rock. On this tour, you'll see Alcatraz in ways the inmates never could. Plus you'll hear all the dark details of escape attempts and life from inside the prison.
Escape from the Rock, a ferry trip around Alcatraz Island with Blue & Gold Fleet.
Escape from the Rock

Murder, mayhem and mobsters...

Come join the fun! The infamous Al Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and Machine Gun Kelly all did time on The Rock. On this tour, you'll see Alcatraz in ways the inmates never could. Plus you'll hear all the dark details of escape attempts and life from inside the prison.
Bay cruise until the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Bay.
Bay Cruise

The best views are from San Francisco Bay

No one knows the Bay better than Blue & Gold Fleet. From the Golden Gate Bridge and frolicking sea lions to Alcatraz Island and the historic waterfront, San Francisco’s friendliest and most experienced ferry and tour boat captains invite you to come aboard for an adventure you’ll never forget.
San Francisco Bay sightseeing tours.
Bike the Bridge

Experience San Francisco like never before

Take off on a bike from Blazing Saddles. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced rider, the sightseeing is more intimate when you are on a bike. You can ride to your destination and enjoy a ferry ride back.
Experience San Francisco, take a bay tour on Blue & Gold Fleet ferries.
Enjoy your visit

32 years of showing the world a great time

We've shown more than 50 million passengers from around the world the best in sightseeing and ferry service on the Bay. Let us plan a fun-filled visit just for you.
See the best of San Francisco bay on a Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise or ferry ride.
Ferry Services

Premier Provider of Ferry Services

Blue & Gold Fleet is the largest and most environmentally conscious ferry service on the San Francisco Bay.
Sealions at PIER 39
San Francisco’s famous residents

The Sea Lions

Sea lions began "hauling out" on PIER 39's K-Dock in January 1990. Thanks to a plentiful herring supply, the available dock space and protective environment, their numbers grew to more than 1,700 to the delight of people from all over the world.
PIER 39
PIER 39

The #1 visitor attraction in San Francisco

Here you'll discover a festive shopping mecca with 110 specialty shops, 14 full-service restaurants, great entertainment, a 5-acre waterfront park, a 300-berth marina, stunning bay views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, the famous sea lions and more.
Escape from the Rock, a ferry trip around Alcatraz Island with Blue & Gold Fleet.
Go Giants!

Take the ferry to AT&T Park on game days!

Motorcoach sightseeing tours in San Francisco.
Bus Tours

Uncover San Francisco's culture and splendor

From the moment you board our comfortable motor coaches or open-air motorized cable cars, you'll have the most knowledgeable local guides revealing the best of San Francisco and the Bay Area.
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Bay Cruises, Boat Tours & Ferry Services in San Francisco
You haven't experienced San Francisco until you've taken a Bay Cruise with Blue & Gold Fleet ferries.