Around Alcatraz Bay Cruise

This tour is a Cruise around Alcatraz. It does not stop at Alcatraz.

If you wish to go toAlcatraz Day Tour button.

You may take the tour anytime you are in San Francisco. The tour departs from Pier 43-1/2 every half hour to 45 minuets.

This cruise takes you along San Francisco's waterfront, under the Golden Gate Bridge, along the Marin Headlands, around Alcatraz and back to Fisherman's Wharf.

The cruise starts from Fisherman's Wharf and head west around Hyde street pier and the historic ship collect. Then around Fort Mason and the Marina Green.

Next you'll cruise in front of Crissy fields and the Presidio. As you approach the Golden Gate Bridge you'll see Fort Point off to your left.

Then you cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge into the Pacific Ocean and the back under the bridge and start cruising along the beautiful Marin Headlands.

As you clear the headlands, Sausolito with be off to your left and you'll head between Alcatraz and Angle Island.

As you cruise around Alcatraz Island, your guide will discuss the history of the island.

From Alcatraz , the cruise will take you along San Francisco's waterfront and bring you back to Fisherman's Wharf.

The cruise takes an one hour. As you cruising, your guide will point out major San Francisco attractions, describe San Francisco's history, and an in depth description of Alcatraz and its history.

You will receive a voucher for your Around Alcatraz Bay Cruise immediately upon ordering.


(5 to 11)
Your Cost





Duration: 1 hour


This tour requires no reservations(open seating). You may take the tour anytime one week before or after tour date displayed on the voucher.

Departure Times: 

Tour departs at 10 am.

Winter Schedule: October 30, 2005-March 24, 2006


10:00am, 11:15am, 12:00pm, 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:45pm

Saturday and Sunday

10:00am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 12:00pm, 1:15pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm

Departs From: 

Fisherman Wharf area. Pier 43-1/2.

Duration:     The bay cruise tour last one hour.

Includes Hotel Pickup:     No

Tour Includes Meals:   No


All year, every day except major holidays such as Christmas and New Years.


Casual. San Francisco Bay tends to be foggy in the morning and warmer in the afternoon. Wear layered clothing.

Cancellation Policy:

All sales are final: There are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations.

Tickets & Confirmation:
Immediately after submitting your reservation, your tour voucher will be displayed.   You will need to present the voucher to the tour operator on the day of your activity.