Now open! Escape Alcatraz Drop Ride

Escape Alcatraz



Now open at The San Francisco Dungeon, get ready to experience Escape Alcatraz, the newest thrilling permanent addition to the exciting cast of characters and experiences in our unique attraction on Fisherman’s Wharf. With an all-new exhilarating drop ride, as well as a new show, script and character, you can experience Alcatraz's dark past! This is the first underground drop ride in the US, built 6 feet below sea level in historic Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.


Take a peek behind the scenes during contruction in the video below. 



Meet Sergeant Gunter

A stern but dedicated prison guard. You'll be processed into your new life as an Alcatraz inmate. But beware; fellow prisoners are hatching an escape plan. Are you brave enough to escape with them?

Plunge into the bay on Escape Alcatraz, the exhilarating new indoor drop ride experience* at the San Francisco Dungeon and the only thrill ride on Fisherman’s Wharf!


What You’ll Learn

  • What was life like as a federal prisoner at Alcatraz in 1915?
  • Can you really escape "The Rock"?
  • Who will scream the loudest on the plunge?

This grand finale is the ultimate test of whether you will survive The San Francisco Dungeon!


*Ride restrictions will apply

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