San Francisco: Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Enjoy an all-in-one adventure that combines a visit to the infamous Alcatraz Island with an exhilarating 1-hour cruise under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

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  • Take a ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and tour the Federal Penitentiary
  • Explore the chilling history of this once-maximum-security prison
  • Embark on a 1-hour cruise that will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Take in the picturesque San Francisco skyline from the Bay
  • Receive a bonus $5 Breakfast Credit for IHOP Fisherman's Wharf


Get ready for a day of captivating history and breathtaking natural beauty with this Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bay Cruise package. This all-in-one adventure combines a visit to the infamous Alcatraz Island with an exhilarating 1-hour cruise under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. It's the perfect way to explore the heart of San Francisco. Take a ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, home to the notorious Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Explore the chilling history of this once-maximum-security prison, where legendary inmates like Al Capone and 'Machine Gun' Kelly were held. Walk through the cellblocks, visit the mess hall, and hear tales of daring escape attempts. Take in the captivating views of the San Francisco skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge from this historic island. After your visit to Alcatraz, embark on a 1-hour cruise that will take you on a thrilling journey under the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge. As you sail on San Francisco Bay, you'll witness the stunning architectural marvel of the bridge from below and experience the exhilarating feeling of passing directly underneath it. The cruise doesn't stop at the Golden Gate Bridge. You'll also have the opportunity to see other famous San Francisco landmarks, including Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, and the picturesque San Francisco skyline. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, including seals and sea birds that call the bay home. Throughout the cruise, the audio guide will provide commentary on the history, architecture, and natural beauty of the bay. You'll gain insights into the unique stories of San Francisco, its iconic bridge, and the surrounding waters. This tour offers an unforgettable combination of history and natural beauty, making it the perfect excursion for solo travelers, couples, and families. Don't miss this chance to explore the dark history of Alcatraz and the astounding beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge from the waters below. Book your Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bay Cruise package today and experience the very essence of San Francisco's past and present in a single, unforgettable day.


Ferry and Tour of Alcatraz Island ($46 Value) Departure time will be sent at least 2 days prior and is assigned by us. 1-hour Bay Cruise under Golden Gate Bridge area. This is a different boat located on pier away from Pier 33. $5 Food voucher to IHOP Fisherman's Wharf (valid same day during breakfast, lunch, or dinner hours)

Important Information

  • Guests will be assigned an Alcatraz Departure time. They do not pick their time. The start time assigned will be as early as 8:40 AM or as late as 3:50 PM
  • Guests will be sent all items of this package two days prior to departure to their direct email

Easy cancellation

This activity is non-refundable


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