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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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Print Schedule
Effective: June 10 - August 18, 2019
Departs PIER 39
11:00 am
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
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Note: 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.