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Alcatraz Cruises is the official concessioner to the National Park Service, offering tickets and transportation to Alcatraz Island. Don't be fooled by unauthorized sellers offering Alcatraz tickets at inflated prices. Alcatraz Cruises cannot be responsible for tickets purchased through other sources.

Experience the beauty, history and infamy of Alcatraz Island on San Francisco Bay. You'll be astounded by what you see and learn!


Alcatraz Island


Directions to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing

All Alcatraz Island tours depart from and return to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing, located along San Francisco’s northern waterfront promenade, on The Embarcadero near the intersection of The Embarcadero and Bay Streets. We are located approximately 1/4 mile from San Francisco’s beloved Fisherman’s Wharf. Walk, bike, ride public transportation, or drive (as a last resort)…easy access from anywhere around the Bay! 

How to Get Here

Our Hybrid Ferry Fleet

Cruise to the Island on the first and only hybrid ferry fleet in the United States. Our primary vessels run on solar power, wind turbine propulsion, grid electricity, and battery banks located on each of the vessels. 

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Featured 2018 Events

Indigenous Sunrise Gathering
Authorized Concessioner

Alcatraz Cruises is a proud partner and authorized concessioner of the National Park Service

Alcatraz Island Named #1 Landmark in
the United States in 2015 by TripAdvisor Reviewers

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