Embark on a 15-minute cruise across the bay to Alcatraz Island from Pier 33 and explore prison and its grounds to learn of the famous inmates who turned Alcatraz Island into the iconic island it is today. Alcatraz, or "The Rock," became home to the likes of Al Capone, George "Machine Gun" Kelley, and Robert "The Birdman" Stroud and many more.
Round Trip Ferry to Alcatraz
Average duration is 2.5 hours.
Complimentary Alcatraz Penitentiary Book and Alcatraz the Prison Years DVD ($30.00 Value)
Alcatraz Cruises day tour ticket to Alcatraz Island ($35.50 Value)
Audio tour available in the following languages: English, German, Mandarin, French, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese and Spanish.
The Vista Tour begins with an enjoyable land perspective within the shuttle on the way to the heliport. After take-off, a musical background starts, choreographed to each flight, accompanied by spontaneous narration by the professionally trained pilot. Take in the renowned hills of San Francisco and the striking cityscape; in the distance surrounding Bay Area communities. See the famous landmarks, such as, Alcatraz Island & the spectacular bridges spanning the Bay. Upon landing, a return shuttle will be waiting.
A Bell Jet Helicopter Ride for an exciting adventure above San Francisco.
Musical choreographed flight with narration by a professionally trained pilot.
Shuttle pick-up available at 3 locations around the city:
Fairmont Hotel Nob Hill
Hilton Hotel on Union Square
Zephyr Hotel 250 Beach Street - Fisherman's Wharf
Pick-up times are
10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm
Flight Time approx. 20 Minutes
Duration: 2 hours (door-to-door)
Pick-up your Alcatraz Tickets from Alcatraz Combo Tours & Souvenirs on Pier 41 - located behind the marine terminal. See the map here.
Hours of Operation:10 AM - 2 PM (PST) Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Phone number:(800) 252-2872
The SF Helicopter shuttle will pick you up from a hotel location and returned afterwards. You will choose pick-up location and time during the booking process.
SF Helicopter Phone number: 650.635.4500 Toll-Free: 800.400.2404
To receive a full refund on your Alcatraz Combo Tour Pack, you must email or call us at least 4 days (96 hours) before your Alcatraz Tour Date.