Embark on a 10-minute cruise across the bay to Alcatraz Island and explore the halls and learn of the famous inmates who turned Alcatraz Island into the iconic island it is today. "The Rock" became home to the likes of Al Capone, George "Machine Gun" Kelley, and Robert "The Birdman" Stroud.
The Vista Tour starts with an enjoyable land perspective on the way to the heliport. Musical background, choreographed to each flight, accompanies spontaneous narration by the professionally trained pilot. Take in the renowned hills of San Francisco and the striking cityscape; in the distance…the surrounding Bay Area communities. See the famous landmarks, such as, Alcatraz Island & the spectacular bridges spanning the Bay. Upon landing, a return shuttle is waiting.