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San Francisco: Alcatraz & Bay Voyager Adventure Cruise

Product ID: 220587
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Experience 2 tours in 1 day. Explore inside Alcatraz, the world famous prison and take a 90-minute cruise through San Francisco Bay. See wildlife up close, cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

Select participants, date and language:



  • Explore Alcatraz, the world famous prison, inside and out
  • Enjoy a self-guided audio tour on Alcatraz island
  • Take in the sights of San Francisco and explore wildlife in the Pacific Ocean
  • Venture under the amazing Golden Gate Bridge to take the best selfie of your vacation
  • Meet the sea lions at Pier 39 upclose
Full description
Depart from Pier 33 and board the official Alcatraz Ferry on a 15-minute cruise to the prison island. Once on the island, collect your audio tour headset (included) and explore the prison island at your own pace. Go inside the jail cell blockhouse where you can place yourself in solitary confinement to experience the madness and darkness of the prison's horrid past. Immerse yourself within the same walls that drove men mad and broke even the most hardened and cruel criminals, like Al Capone. Depart Alcatraz Island, back to San Francisco with ferries departing every 30 minutes.

Next, take a short and convenient walk to Pier 39 which is easy to find from Pier 33. Be outfitted with weather appropriate gear to keep you warm and dry from the occasional splash and embark on your Voyager Adventure Cruise. Take in the historic waterfront from a new angle. Make a quick visit to the world famous Pier 39 sea lions, where you can see them eye to eye. There is no need for binoculars on this trip because you will see everything up close. Listen to the narration from your expert captain and learn something new about this historic area. See the waterfront in a way that is unlike any other experience on the bay. Take photos, make memories, and enjoy one of the finest ways to see it all up close.
  • Alcatraz Ferry ticket
  • Entrance to Alcatraz Island
  • Self-guided audio tour on Alcatraz Island - available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
  • 90 minute Boat tour of San Francisco Bay
  • Narration from an expert captain
  • Weather appropriate gear for the occasional splash
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • No food or drink services provided
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to both departures. Alcatraz: Pier 33, Alcatraz Cruises Gust Services Window. Bay Voyager: Pier 39 Gate "C" behind the Aquarium of the Bay.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• This package includes 2 different tours, departing from 2 separate locations at 2 different times; please read tour description carefully
• Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the departure time - if you miss your tour, you will not be reassigned or receive a refund (this tour is non-refundable)
• The time you choose at check-out is the time of your Alcatraz tour. If you chose a morning Alcatraz tour, please indicate your preference for the 1:30pm or 4pm Bay Voyager Cruise at the checkout page. If you chose an afternoon Alcatraz tour, your Bay Voyager Cruise will take place at 11am
• Please provide full names of all participants when booking in order to receive your Alcatraz tickets - in the case of incomplete information, you will not receive your tickets or a refund
• You must provide a valid ID at check-in
• Your cruise time is not guaranteed. You will receive an email confirmation with your exact departure time after you make a booking
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 40 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

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Bay Voyager

Product ID: 220587