This 90 minute tour of the bay explores the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island State Park, around the island of Alcatraz multiple times, and offers great views of the Bay Bridge as well! With this tour, more focus is on Alcatraz island, and its iconic history. Enjoy a complete tour of the bay! Because Alcatraz is generally sold out, many people opt for this tour because of its close proximity to Alcatraz Island, and the extensive history this tour provides. Hear intriguing stories about Alcatraz escape attempts by Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, and Robert Stroud "Birdman of Alcatraz" 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.
Meeting Location & Arrival Time
Please arrive 20-30 minutes prior to your desired departure time. The cruise takes off from Pier 39, a two-level, open-air festival marketplace which hosts 110+ specialty retail shops, 14 bay-view restaurants, a 5-acre waterfront park, a 300 berth marina, the famous sea lions and numerous fun-filled attractions.