Plan Your Trip
Photo: John A. Martini
Visitor Video Series
How to get the most out of your trip to Alcatraz Island.
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!