San Francisco: Escape the Rock Cruise and City Sights Tour

San Francisco: Escape the Rock Cruise and City Sights Tour

From US$ 111 per person

Make the most of your trip to San Francisco on this 2-in-1 tour of the city and a cruise around the infamous Alcatraz Island. In the morning sail around Alcatraz and listen to tales of escape, then spend the afternoon exploring the vibrant city.

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Starting time 1:40 PM
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  • Sail around the infamous Alcatraz Island and learn about life on "The Rock"
  • Spend 4-hours exploring the city with expert guides
  • Visit a selection of San Francisco's most iconic sights including the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Learn about the city's history, culture, and people
Full description
The tour departs from the popular Pier 39 center and sets off on a 90-minute cruise towards the infamous Alcatraz Island. During the boat ride, sail under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, pass by Treasure Island, and admire the coastal city of Sausalito. Enjoy spectacular views on a 360-degree sail around the island, while listening to unscripted accounts of life on “The Rock” which provide fascinating insight into what life was like at this maximum-security prison. After your boat ride, head back to the city for a 4-hour tour of the most iconic sights and landmarks. Visit a number of attractions including the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Land’s End, Fisherman’s Wharf, and many more. Throughout the day, learn about the city, its landmarks, history, culture, and people from your informative and local guides. At the end of an action-packed and adventurous day, enjoy complimentary hotel drop-off.
  • Complimentary hotel drop-off within San Francisco after your city tour
  • Includes ticket to the "Escape from the Rock" bay cruise
  • Expert perspectives from city insiders
  • Hidden San Francisco attractions
  • Free Wi-Fi on the tour vehicle
  • Hotel pick up prior to your Escape the Rock Cruise
  • Alcatraz tickets or entry
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Escape the Rock Cruise - Morning: Meet at the Blue & Gold Fleet Ticket window at Pier 39 at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. San Francisco City Tour - Afternoon: Meet at the Zephyr Hotel at 250 Beach St.

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Important information

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  •  Please note that no lunch is included on this tour
  •  Please note that the cruise does not include a visit onto Alcatraz Island
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