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Jail and Sail: Alcatraz Tour and Twilight Bay Cruise

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From US$108.00
  • Alcatraz tour and San Francisco Bay cruise combines two experiences into one
  • Go on a self-guided Alcatraz tour with commentary available in 11 languages 
  • Sail under the Bay and Golden Gate Bridges while listening to a live guitarist 
Jail and Sail: Alcatraz Tour and Twilight Bay Cruise
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Summer DepartureMost Popular
12pm, 12:30pm or 1pm Alcatraz Ferry and 7pm Sunset Cruise. Alcatraz ferry time will be confirmed upon ticket collection
Fall Departure
Alcatraz Ferry at 12pm, 12:30pm or 1pm (Sept 3 - Oct 20) or 1:05pm (Oct 21 - Nov 1); and 6pm Sunset Cruise. Alcatraz ferry time will be confirmed upon ticket collection
Winter Departure
Alcatraz Ferry (Nov 2 - Mar 24)12:30PM and 1:05PM
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Admission to Alcatraz can be hard to come by—the popular attraction is often sold out months in advance. Guarantee entrance to the prison, while cruising the San Francisco Bay by day and night with this combo tour package. Along with a round-trip ferry ride and admission to Alcatraz, you also sail the bay during the evening and enjoy onboard music, drinks, a buffet, and two deck options for ultimate viewing.

What to Expect

To start off this combo tour, head to Pier 33 to catch the ferry to Alcatraz Island.

Once you reach the island, go on a self-guided audio tour and listen to award-winning commentary available in 11 languages. You can also tour its historic gardens and spot birds and wildlife. After viewing Alcatraz, take the ferry back to Pier 33 in time to catch your evening cruise.

Your next cruise takes off in the evening from Pier 43, so make your way with plenty of time to board the boat. On the boat, you decide if you’d like to stay outside on the deck or head to the inside deck to stay warm. Both decks offer views as you sail under the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge. The cruise also includes a buffet of light appetizers, a drink ticket for wine or beer, and onboard commentary and live music.

Your cruise ends back at Fisherman’s Wharf.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
3 Days in San Fransisco

Must do in San Francisco in Alcatraz , book online before travelling as this is fully booked weeks before. One of the best attractions to see with great audio information as you walk around, allow 2 hours on the island

2  Thank MJONNO44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative AND Romantic---What?

My husband and I traveled to San Francisco for our 35th anniversary with a "list" of things to do and see. Of course Alcatraz was on the list! I was excited when I found this package because it included the twilight cruise around the bay....More

4  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 9 July 2018
North Bay is AMAZING

Alcatraz is always great, but the Sunset Bay Cruise surpassed our expectations! Good food, music and views!

1  Thank Doug R
Reviewed 8 May 2018
San Fran

Alcatraz tour was very interesting and the twilight cruise was OK. We were able to see all of the Golden Gate Bridge on the twilight cruise. Getting the tickets from the voucher was a pain as they were not real close to each other at...More

10  Thank dbsb2018
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile
Girls trip

Be sure to book early as the Alcatraz tickets frequently sell out. Be sure you were comfortable shoes as you walk up 13 stories to start the Alcatraz tour. The audio tour is well done and lasts about 45 minutes once you start. There is...More

3  Thank michele5261
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Sandra H
13 July 2018|
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Response from chula123 | Reviewed this property |
yes they have a ramp and rides up the hill from staff
Sara S
29 May 2018|
Response from Richard B |
How should I know. I live in New Orleans
2 May 2018|
Response from tivvymatt | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around 4 hours or so. Do it, you’ll love it! 👍