Alcatraz and San Francisco Bay Adventure Sightseeing Cruise

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in San Francisco

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Enjoy two separate adventures on San Francisco Bay with this combo experience that includes an Alcatraz tour inside the world famous prison and a Adventure Sightseeing Cruise on the bay. Depart from Pier 33 on board the Alcatraz Cruises Ferry to reach the historic island prison. You'll explore with the provided audio guide featuring fascinating insight into life on 'the Rock.' For your Bay Voyager Adventure Cruise, walk down to world famous Pier 39 waterfront and get ready for the adventure to begin! Travel further, faster and closer to the sights on the bay. Your cruise, narrated by your captain, will bring you up close with the history of San Francisco bay and waterfront. Outfitted with warm weather gear to keep you cozy and dry from the occasional sea spray, you'll cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge, along the Presidio waterfront, out to the Pacific Ocean, and up-close to meet the sea lions at pier 39 and so much more!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CaliforniaGo onto and into the historic Prison, Alcatraz. Take the audio self guided tour and explore the many secrets of Alcatraz. Transport to Alcatraz is by Alcatraz Cruises ferry departing from Pier 33.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Pier 39, San Francisco, CaliforniaCome to PIER 39 and join us on Board Bay Voyager. Visit the sea lions and shop till you drop at this world famous pier.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ferry Building Marketplace, San Francisco, CaliforniaBuilt in 1898, we will see this historic building from the water. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CaliforniaGo under the Golden Gate Bridge and take the best selfie photo of your entire vacation!Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Fort Point National Historic Site, San Francisco, CaliforniaBuilt during the civil war to protect the bay from any woudl be invaders. Stop At: SS Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco, Californialast unaltered WWII Liberty Ship left in the world and only ship still sea worthy that was at the Normandy Invasion June 6th, 1944.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: San Francisco Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CaliforniaWe go under the Bay Bridge, completed in 1926, one year prior to the Golden Gate Bridge. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CaliforniaWe will stop for a quick view of where SAn Francisco began in 1898... the Presidieo. We will talk about the history of the area and how George Lucas made his mark here. Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • 90 Minute Adventure Cruise With Bay Voyager
  • Wet-weather gear for the cruise (Keeps you warm & dry from occasional spray)
  • Round-trip "Alcatraz Cruises" ferry to and from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island (USD $38.35 value)
  • All access to public areas of Alcatraz
  • Audio walking tour of Alcatraz
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island

What’s not included

  • Tips & Gratuities ($5 - $10 per person suggested.)


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city