Tour Comparison Chart

Alcatraz Tour Early Bird Day Tour
Night Tour Alcatraz & Angel Island Tour
  First visit. Least crowded. Experience the Cellhouse. Explore the Island. Most complete tour. Combines Alcatraz & Angel Island.
  This is the first Alcatraz trip of the day, departing Pier 33 at 8:45 AM. While the Early Bird is the same as the Day Visit, you'll get a head start on your Alcatraz adventure and avoid the crowds arriving later in the day. Step back in time and experience the legendary island that has been a Civil War fort, a military prison and one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries in US history. This memorable tour includes: 45 minute audio presentation "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour," featuring actual correctional officers and prisoners who lived and worked on the Island; orientation video by Discovery Channel; ranger and docent tours; historic gardens and abundant wildlife. Best Tour of the Bay Area, the Alcatraz Night Tour provides a more intimate, engaging Alcatraz experience. This tour includes a personally narrated boat tour around the island; guided tours from the dock to the main prison building; “Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour”. Also, several special programs and presentations are offered only at night. Visitors may choose to attend one or two during the course of their evening. Enjoy a sunset and breath-taking views of San Francisco as night falls. A truly exceptional experience.

Includes @Large Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz
A combination tour of two of the Bay's most famous islands: Alcatraz and Angel Island. Includes ferry rides to and from Angel Island and Alcatraz, a one-hour narrated Tram Tour of Angel Island, and the Alcatraz Cellhouse Audio Tour "Doing Time". Allow 5½ hours to complete your visit to both islands.
Availability Daily Daily Thu–Mon Seasonal
Adult Price $30.00 $30.00 $37.00 $61.00
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Includes Angel
Island Tour
Duration Approximately
2.5 Hours
2.5 Hours
2.5 Hours
5.5 Hours

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