Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Jail and Sail: Alcatraz Tour and Sunset Bay Cruise. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
This was aGREAT tour would recommend highly! My husband loved Alcatraz it was little scary to me, but still enjoyed it. The sunset was amazing. The boat is large and you can go inside if you get cold. For those who get sick easily on boat rides they even had tips to help with that. Great tour
We toured Alcatraz which was amazing. We had to pick up our tickets by 10AM even though we didn't leave until 1:10pm which was a bit inconvenient but at least we had tickets as they were sold out. We were too tired to do the Sunset Bay Cruise so I can't rate that portion of the tour...
Alcatraz tour was outstanding although be ready to climb!
The cruise was very relaxing, the food was quite good and the sightseeing was great.
The Sunset Bay Cruise was just perfect. After a long 3 days of go, go , go it was nice to be able to relax and enjoy the sights of beautiful San Francisco. It was an unexpected surprised that the cruise also had a very talented young girl sing and play guitar to entertain the passengers. The food that was provided on the cruise was sandwiches, pasta, chips, fresh fruit, and cookies. Tasted good and there was an abundance. Alcatraz was ok, old prison, 13 story walk to the top, but it did have the best view of the city of San Francisco.
Alcatraz was fascinating, the tour was brilliant and you could do it at your own pace and leave the island when you needed. The stories about the prison are so interesting. I highly recommend watching the Clint Eastwood film before you go! Take a coat or warm jumper as it gets really chilly.
Sunset cruise was also very good, again a bit chilly. The weather really changed and the water gets a bit choppy near the bridge. Food was tasty and plentiful, so you don't need to buy any dinner. This was definitely great value for money and a great experience.
Just outstanding. You've got to do the audio tour of Alcatraz because it adds another level of immersion. An amazing experience.
Then to have it followed up with a night cruise around the bay and seeing the sights and lights of San Francisco was great. If you're doing it in winter, wrap up warm.
Make your plans ahead of time. The Alcatraz tickets sell out. Don't be disappointed.
Really well worth this experience, in fact the thought the buffet on the sunset cruise was better than I thought it would be, plenty of food, great to sail under golden gate.
Alcatraz was just an amazing place to see so of course that part of the tour I expected to be good. I was happily surprised at how wonderful the night cruise was- the boat was comfortable and the"appetizers" we're a full meal and we're just excellent! Going under the Golden Gate Bridge at night is an experience that shouldn't be missed!!
Great tour, Alcatraz was very good with audio tour included. Sunset cruise great way to see the bay and the bridges at night. Would highly recommend.
FIRST CLASS. This was not my first choice of tours, however I would now highly recommend it to everyone! Alcatraz was just the most incredible place to walk around, book early, wear good walking shoes and allow several hours.
The Sunset Cruise was better than expected. It was 2 hours, great entertainment, food was delicious, fresh and plenty of it. We were also lucky enough to get great weather and a full moon!!
Do not miss this!!!
My wife and I really enjoyed this combo tour. Alcatraz and its history is very interesting. Conditions were great for the evening sail and the food was plentiful.
Really good tour much more than we expected, left to wander round Alcatraz at your own pace plenty of time to look round the island had a great time. A long walk up to the Jail house like climbing up 13 flights of stairs, not good if you have trouble health wise but they do have transport for disabled but limited places.
Then on to evening cruise round the Bay buffet was really good there was plenty of food which was very good and a complimentary drink, only disappointing thing was we missed the sunset under the Golden Gate bridge even though they tried there best to get there in time but otherwise we had a brilliant time thank you Viator.