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14 Star Starred
Escape From The Rock
Blue and Gold Fleet Pier 39 at Embarcadero Street San Francisco, CA 94133
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22 events
2 reviews
29 stars
Go to the end of Pier 39 where private fisherman have boats, in the afternoons they will take your group out in their private boat! You can bring drinks and a picnic and enjoy! About 15.00 for an hour!!
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AAA members can get parking validated at the CA Welcome Center for 2 hours. Pier 39
Escape From the Rock Cruise
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"Escape From the Rock" Cruise
205 ratings
3.9 average rating
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25 events
14 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 25 2010

My family took this cruise this weekend. We didn't really take it for the Alcatraz aspect, more for the length of it - an hour and a half combined with the $13 price. This was awesome! They sell snacks and drinks on the cruise. The cruise staff is...continued

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Kenneth M Burnet Red Velvet
35 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 22 2012

the boat is dirty and rundown, hard to hear the commentary. Nothing special except a boat cruise. Ticket seller told us we can get in line but after purchasing specific time tickets on-line we were told they could not guarantee we would get on...continued

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Dot Janson
23 events
12 reviews
24 stars
attended Aug 19 2010

Great tour and entertaining and lots of history. Since the regular Alcatraz tour books up, this is definitely an excellent option - also for folks that won't be able to walk around on the Rock or who have more limited time. I'll recommend this...continued

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Please note: This cruise does not dock at or disembark on the island of Alcatraz.

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