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Escape from the Rock

Tour Code: 445-3965   
Depart from:
San Francisco, CA
Duration:
1 Hour 30 Minutes

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Highlights: Visit San Francisco (Alcatraz, Escape from the Rock).

  • Hear the tales of the infamous Alcatraz Prison from the water
  • Enjoy city sights on a ferry around Alcatraz Island

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2Number of People:
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3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 11:30am Pier 39
 3:30pm Pier 39
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    Itinerary

    Guests will be picked up from the specified departure location in San Francisco to begin this tour. Today, we will sail under the Golden Gate Bridge on our way to Alcatraz. We will circle Alcatraz Island and see every angle of this mysterious island. With sound effects and stories about famous inmates like Al Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and Clyde Johnson's famous escape attempt, you'll have a clear picture of what life in this maximum-security prison when it the most feared institution in the American penal system. Hear chilling tales of escape attempts and unscripted accounts of life on the rock. As a special bonus, every child ticket purchased (ages 5-11) will receive one complimentary pair of 5x magnification Blue & Gold Fleet souvenir binoculars to make this extraordinary tour even more memorable. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
    • San Francisco, CA

      San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well!

      Alcatraz

      Arguably the United States' most famous prison, the San Francisco Bay island is now a tourist spot that also houses the west coast's oldest functioning lighthouse and colonies of seabirds.

      Opening Hours: 9:00am - 9:30pm

      Escape from the Rock

      This special San Francisco bay tour circles Alcatraz Island, perhaps the most feared maximum-security prison institution in the American penal system. Guests experience a "fully-loaded" tour, complete with sound effects and intriguing stories about notorious criminals and more.

      Opening Hours: Daily 11:30am|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure
    San Francisco, CA map link Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 11:30am
    San Francisco, CA map link Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 3:30pm
    • Please note that guest needs to bring voucher to the Gray Line Tour Center at 2800 Leavenworth or 478 Post Street to redeem your voucher for a ticket then go to Pier 39 to board the boat.
    • Price Includes

    • Narrated tour about Alcatraz
    • Ferry journey around Alcatraz Island
    • Souvenir binoculars for children (5-11)
    • Price Excludes

    • Optional Gratuities
    • Additional Note

    • Please note this tour does not land on Alcatraz Island or include the prison interior.
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    • Confirmation will be received withing 24 - 48 hours of purchase, subject to availability.

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    • You will receive a confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete Operator information, including important local telephone numbers for your destination, is included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print the e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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    • All purchases will be confirmed with one business day after purchase.
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