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Still Doing Time

Guest Blogger – Drew Morita Visitors to Alcatraz Island listen to reformed ex-cons narrate part of the cellhouse audio tour.Read More
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Insider Tip For Securing Alcatraz Tickets During Peak Season

The secret to securing tickets to Alcatraz during the peak season, which extends through October, is to book the AlcatrazRead More
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Celebrating Alcatraz “Alumni”

A Short Story About the History of a Former Guard In partnership with Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Alcatraz CruisesRead More
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Father and Daughter Celebrate Twenty Years of Visits to “the Rock”

Experience, Special
Zabrina and her father Bill (now known as “Wolverine Willie”) share a special tradition. Every year, for the last twentyRead More
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Alcatraz Cruises Receives TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Accolade

Last year, Alcatraz Cruises was ranked as the number eight landmark in the world, according to TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ ChoiceRead More
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Alcatraz Cruises’ Illustrious Night Tour

Alcatraz is mysterious at any time of day, but for those that want a real thrill, check out the Island’sRead More
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Postcards From Alcatraz

Historic Postcards- As one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco, let alone the entire United States, Alcatraz isRead More
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Snakes and Bees and Grasshoppers, Oh My!

Alcatraz Cruises’ Earth Day 2019 Recap Each year, Alcatraz Cruises celebrates Earth Day by inviting visitors to find out aboutRead More
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ANGEL ISLAND: San Francisco Bay’s Other Island

Guest Blog Post – Judith Fein Visitors to San Francisco line up to board the ferry to Alcatraz, but mostRead More
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Alcatraz Exhibits Take The Stage At Parc 55 & Hilton SF Union Square

Educational, Experience
“Alcatraz: Life On The Rock” and “Alcatraz, The Last Day” Exhibits Take the Stage at Parc 55 Hotel and HiltonRead More
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