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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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people walking around Angel Island Immigration Station

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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Staircase from side view in Alcatraz Island Cellhouse

From The Lens Of Our Crewmates

There’s no question that Alcatraz Island is a photographer’s dream. Boasting a robust history, unique wildlife, exceptional views, architectural gemsRead More
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Alcatraz Island with BOGO logo above

Buy One, Get One Free Promotion

Outreach Programs
Alcatraz Cruises is launching its second annual “Buy One, Get One Free” (BOGO) ticket promotion. Although Alcatraz Cruises’ tours oftenRead More
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newspaper front page 1937

The December Departures From Alcatraz

Educational, History
Guest Blog Post – Michael Esslinger Two escapes, occurring on the same day a quarter century apart and both aidedRead More
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Alcatraz Island seen from a speeding boat with brilliant blue sky

Cruising The Bay In The Off-Season

Cruising San Francisco Bay during the off-season is an experience that encompasses mysterious weather, slower crowds and freedom to roam.Read More
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Cary Crites on bicycle crossing finish line of AIDS/Lifecycle race

The Ride Of His Life

There is life after work for many of Alcatraz Cruises’ employees. For deckhand Cary Crites, it was training for andRead More
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