Bay Cruises, Bay Tours and Ferries in the San Francisco Bay.
Experience Blue & Gold Fleet’s Escape from the Rock Cruise. It’s a 90-minute bay cruise that sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and then circles Alcatraz twice allowing you to get up close and 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 tour, “fully-loaded” with sound effects and intriguing stories about Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, Clyde Johnson’s Alcatraz escape attempt and many more, 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 5-11) will receive one complimentary pair of 5x magnification Blue & Gold Fleet souvenir binoculars to make this extraordinary tour even more memorable.
Please Note: This cruise does not land on the island.
You can avoid long ticket lines with our new print-at-home ticket option. Or purchase in advance and pick up at our self-service kiosk located at our PIER 39 box office. (Note: you will need to have a print-out of your confirmation page in order to pick up prepaid tickets at our kiosk)