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Escape from the Rock

Hear chilling tales of Alcatraz escape attempts and unscripted accounts of life on The Rock aboard the Escape from the Rock cruise.

Blue & Gold Fleet’s 90-minute Escape from the Rock cruise takes you under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz Island to see every angle of this mysterious island. Hear intriguing stories about Alcatraz escape attempts by Al Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, Clyde Johnson and many others, giving you a clear picture of what life was like in this maximum-security prison when it was the most feared institution in the American penal system.

A free multi-language audio tour is now available in nine languages: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German & Taiwanese. Please bring your Wi-Fi enabled device to access the tour. No reservations required. First come, first served basis.  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your desired departure time.

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MONDAY - THURSDAY

Print Schedule
Effective: August 19, 2019 - April 26, 2020
Departs PIER 39
11:30 am
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There will be no service on November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day) and December 25, 2019 (Christmas Day). The Holiday schedule will be in effect on September 2, 2019 (Labor Day), November 29, 2019 (Day after Thanksgiving), January 1, 2020 (New Year's Day) and February 17, 2020 (President's Day).

Cruises may not operate during inclement weather. Check with ticket booth on day of sailing for schedule. All prices include narration. Service animals allowed. No reserved seating available.

FRIDAY - SUNDAY & HOLIDAYS

Print Schedule
Effective: August 19, 2019 - April 26, 2020
Departs PIER 39
11:30 am
3:45 pm
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There will be no service on November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day) and December 25, 2019 (Christmas Day). The Holiday schedule will be in effect on September 2, 2019 (Labor Day), November 29, 2019 (Day after Thanksgiving), January 1, 2020 (New Year's Day) and February 17, 2020 (President's Day).

Cruises may not operate during inclement weather. Check with ticket booth on day of sailing for schedule. All prices include narration. Service animals allowed. No reserved seating available.