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Alcatraz "Escape From The Rock" Day Cruise

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See the maximum-security prison of Alcatraz

Take a cruise around the scenic San Francisco Bay and see the iconic Alcatraz Island. Hear stories about the escape attempts of the famous Al Capone and many others. Listen to an audio tour on your WiFi enabled device to enhance your experience.

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Cruise along San Francisco Bay and make your way under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Contniue cruising around Alcatraz and gaze at the view of a once maximum-security prison situated on the island. Bring along your WiFi enabled device for access to a free multi-language audio tour and a slideshow of historical photos, to enrich your sightseeing experience!
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Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
Voucher redemption
Please present your printed VELTRA voucher, along with the credit card used to purchase it to redeem your ticket at the Self-Service Kiosk attached to the east side of the Blue & Gold Fleet Box Office at PIER 39.

Summer Box Office hours
09:00 - 18:45, Daily
Winter Box Office hours
09:00 - 16:00, Weekdays
09:00 - 16:30, Weekends

Crusie schedule
11:00. 13:00 and 15:00 - Daily
17:00 - Daily from June 10, 2019 to August 18, 2019 ONLY

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your desired departure time.

Departure point
Pier 39
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Location, direction and description
Driving information
If you are driving and using a GPS Navigation System, input: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94133.

By public transportation

From the South Bay:
Take Highway 101 North to Highway 80 East.
Exit at 4th Street.
Stay left onto Bryant Street (get in right lane).
Stay on Bryant Street to The Embarcadero.
Turn left onto The Embarcadero (get into right lane).
Straight to PIER 39 (2 1/2 miles).

From the North Bay:
Take Highway 101 South across the Golden Gate Bridge Pass through the Toll Plaza and stay to your left.
Take Lombard Street Exit (on right side).
Follow Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue.
Take a left onto Van Ness Avenue (stay right).
Follow Van Ness Avenue to Bay Street (about three blocks).
Turn right onto Bay Street and follow it until it runs into The Embarcadero.
Turn left onto The Embarcadero. You will see PIER 39 on right side of the street.
Location, direction and description
From the East Bay:
Take Interstate 80 West across the Bay Bridge.
Take Fremont Exit (on right side).
Stay in far right lane.
Turn left on Folsom Street.
Follow Folsom to The Embarcadero.
Turn left onto The Embarcadero.
Straight to PIER 39 (approx. 2 miles).
Parking information
The PIER 39 Entrance Plaza features a passenger and taxi-loading zone. It also has convenient visitor parking in the PIER 39 Parking Garage, located directly across the street from PIER 39. The garage is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Please note that the garage clearance is 6 feet, 8 inches high.
    • This tour does NOT land on Alcatraz Island.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • Credit card
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your desired departure time.
    • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Additional Note(s)
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase onboard.
    • Only service animals are allowed onboard.
    • Seating is on first come, first served basis.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


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