Alcatraz & Touch of Gold Combo
This combo is 2 separate cruises departing from 2 separate locations.
All the wonder and excitement of the “Touch of Gold” Bay Voyager excursion, plus an in-depth experience of the legendary Alcatraz Island prison compound! This package combines two experiences into one fantastic deal. With this combo package, enjoy both the 90-minute Bay Voyager Excursion departing from Pier 39, as well as a separate guided tour and experience of Alcatraz departing from Pier 33. You’ll take one of the Alcatraz Cruises Ferries to Alcatraz Island, where you will learn the complete history of the notorious former prison. Then, during your Bay Voyager excursion, you will explore The Ferry Building, Presidio, and past the Golden Gate Bridge, then back to our homeport for a quick visit to the world famous sea lions, who have made Pier 39 their home since 1989! On this trip, narrated by Captain Charles, you’ll learn something new about this historic area, and view the waterfront in a way unlike any other! This is the best way to see it all!
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- Please Note: We do not offer evening Alcatraz tickets. We are not permitted sell Alcatraz tickets without a combo tour package. No exceptions.
- Alcatraz: Departing from Pier 33. Go inside the famous prison and see where the inmates did their time. Includes audio tour.
- Bay Voyager: Departing from Pier 39. 90 Minute “Touch of Gold” Bay Boat Tour
For your Bay Voyager 90 minute excursion, venture down the waterfront to world famous Pier 39 and, after we outfit you with foul weather gear (to keep you warm and dry from the occasional splash), you will board the only 12 passenger RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) on San Francisco Bay.
The tour package includes guaranteed Alcatraz tickets and the award-winning audio tour of the prison.
Why insiders chose this package
Seeing more of the bay in less time gives you the full experience of the bay with plenty of time left for more fun, food, and exploration. Venture further, and to more areas of the bay than any other boat excursion available. Get closer to the sea lions at Pier 39 and see them eye-to-eye. The included Alcatraz admission makes *this* package the complete bay tour package on the bay!
What you can expect
Alcatraz Island Tour
Board your ferry at Pier 33 for the 10-minute ride across San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island. Tickets to the infamous former prison often sell out far in advance, but you are guaranteed access to this legendary San Francisco landmark with this combo package.
When you arrive, watch an informative movie about Alcatraz, which once housed some of the nation’s most infamous criminals, including Al Capone and James “Whitey” Bugler. A number of inmates tried to escape the massively fortified island, but no one is known to escaped alive. Take an audio tour of the cell blocks and historic buildings that are a gloomy contrast to the spellbinding views of San Francisco’s skyline in the distance.
All Alcatraz tickets must be purchased a minimum of four days prior to departure. This is an official Alcatraz Cruises policy. All Alcatraz combo ticket purchases are non-refundable and tour date/tour time cannot be changed once purchased. If you or members of your group are late for the Bay Voyager or Alcatraz departure you will not be rescheduled or refunded. Please arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to your Bay Voyager excursion.
Guests for Alcatraz must be at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing 30 minutes prior to the ferry departure. Guests for Alcatraz must be at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing 30 minutes prior to the ferry departure. Pier 33 is about a 15-20 minute walk from our Pier 39 location. We do not provide transportation to the Alcatraz Ferry location. The Alcatraz ferry trip and cell block audio tour are self-guided.
Important: All Alcatraz combo ticket purchases are non-refundable and tour date/tour time cannot be changed once purchased. Please arrive early!