Plan Your Trip

Overcast Alcatraz
Photo: John A. Martini

Visitor Video Series

How to get the most out of your trip to Alcatraz Island.

Hybrid Hybrid Hybrid

The what, where, and how of your Alcatraz visit.

Make your visit to Alcatraz an enjoyable and comfortable experience by planning ahead.

Follow these links to learn about the best times to visit the island, how to purchase and pick up your boat tickets, how to reach Alcatraz Landing, what the weather might be like on the island, and great things to do after your visit to Alcatraz.

Plan for 2–2.5 hours for your visit to Alcatraz. If you are taking the Island Hop Tour, plan on using 5.5 hours.

Discover the variety of activities to see and do once you reach Alcatraz, including suggestions on what to wear during your visit and information about accessibility on the island.

Have a great trip!

Find Tours

Search by Date:

Ticket Quantity

Alcatraz tickets can sell out several weeks in advance. Save Time! Buy your Tickets Online Now! Helpful Tips: Getting the most from your Alcatraz visit What's with the flies on Alcatraz Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering, October 10, 2016 & November 24, 2016. Get more information Alcatraz Behind the Scenes Alcatraz Making the Irrational Rational Tickets now available 90 days in advance

Alcatraz Tickets Facts:

  • We are the official website for Alcatraz Tours to Alcatraz Island
  • We guarantee the lowest prices for Alcatraz tickets
  • Don't be fooled by unauthorized resellers offering Alcatraz tickets at inflated prices—Alcatraz Cruises cannot be responsible for tickets bought from other sources
  • Alcatraz Cruises is the official source for tickets to Alcatraz Island

Link to us!

Put our link on your website:

Alcatraz Cruises Respect Our Planet Sustainability Report

Alcatraz Cruises management systems are certified under these standards:

ISO Certification