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We Are the Official Provider of Alcatraz Island Tickets.

As the official concessioner to the National Park Service, Alcatraz Cruises offers several Alcatraz Island tour options, from in-depth, behind-the-scenes experiences to daily visits to Alcatraz Island. Your visit to Alcatraz Island includes round-trip transportation and the award-winning “Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Audio Tour”.

See Tour Descriptions below for specific details.

Pertinent Information

All Alcatraz Island tour tickets include round-trip transportation, as well as the award-winning Cellhouse audio tour, available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Tickets are available for purchase 90 days in advance. Advance purchase is highly recommended due to seasonal sellouts.

Adult- 18-61 / Junior- 12-17 / Senior- 62+ / Child- 5-11 / Children 4 and under are Free

Minors under the age of 18 are not allowed to tour Alcatraz Island without the accompaniment of an adult.

Family Packs are available for the Early Bird and Day Tours only. The Family Pack includes 2 Adult and 2 Child (ages 5-11) tour tickets. Family Pack Alcatraz tour tickets can only be purchased by phone at 415.981.ROCK (7625), or in person at the ticket booth located at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing.

If booking a tour for a group of 15 people or more, please contact Alcatraz Cruises Group Services Department at 415.438.8361; or e-mail [email protected]

 

Ticket Options

Alcatraz Cruises is the official concessioner to the National Park Service, offering ticketing and transportation to Alcatraz Island.

 

Early Bird

First Visit. Least Crowded.

Departing Pier 33 at 8:45AM; this is the first Alcatraz Island tour of the day. The Early Bird Tour is the same as the Day Tour, so get a head start on your Alcatraz Island adventure and avoid the crowds arriving later in the day.

Available Daily (except when closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day)

PRICES*
Adult (18-61): $37.25 | Junior (12-17): $37.25 | Senior (62+): $35.25 | Child (5-11): $23.00 | Children 4 and under: Free
Family Pack: $112.75 | Includes 2 Adult and 2 Child (ages 5-11) Alcatraz Island tour tickets. Family Packs can only be purchased by calling 415.981.ROCK (7625) or in person at the ticket booth, located at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing.
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Day Tour

Experience the Cellhouse. Explore the Island.

Step back in time and experience the legendary island that was a Civil War fort, a military prison and one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries in US history. Tour the Cellhouse at your own pace with the award-winning audio presentation "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour”. Stop to picture yourself in a dark solitary confinement cell, hear the stories of life inside from real prisoners, and feel the intensity of a prison breakout from correctional officers who lived and worked on the Island. This memorable tour includes multiple Park Programs: an orientation video by Discovery Channel; ranger and docent tours; historic gardens and abundant wildlife.

Available Daily

PRICES*
Adult (18-61): $37.25 | Junior (12-17): $37.25 | Senior (62+): $35.25 | Child (5-11): $23.00 | Children 4 and under: Free
Family Pack: $112.75 | Includes 2 Adult and 2 Child (ages 5-11) Alcatraz Island tour tickets and can only be purchased by calling 415.981.ROCK (7625) or in person at the ticket booth, located at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing.
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Night Tour

Circle the Island. Hear the Echos.

Your tour begins as you leave Alcatraz Landing and enjoy a guided tour around Alcatraz Island by ferry, pointing out the hidden spots used for attempted escapes, and prison structures unreachable by foot. Once docked, a docent led walk up the hill to the Cellhouse stops to highlight layers of history from pre-Civil War to military cannon, and family life on the Island. Tour the Cellhouse at your own pace with the award winning audio presentation "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour”. Stop to picture yourself in a dark solitary confinement cell, hear the stories of life inside from real prisoners, and feel the intensity of a prison breakout as told by correctional officers who lived and worked on the Island. Take advantage of special Park Programs during the course of the evening and enjoy breathtaking views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge as night falls.

Available Thursday-Monday.

PRICES*
Adult (18-61): $44.25 | Junior (12-17): $43.25 | Senior (62+): $41.25 | Child (5-11): $26.50 | Children 4 and under: Free
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Alcatraz & Angel Island Combo Tour

Island Hop. Outdoor Adventure.

A combination of two of San Francisco Bay’s most famous islands: Alcatraz and Angel Island. Tour includes ferry ride to and from Alcatraz and Angel Island, a one-hour narrated tram tour of Angel Island, and the award winning audio presentation "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour”. Stop to picture yourself in a dark solitary confinement cell, hear the stories of life inside from real prisoners, and feel the intensity of a prison breakout from correctional officers who lived and worked on the Island.

Allow 5½ hours to complete your visit to both islands. Available Weekend service March - October 2017. Additional Daily service June 3 - October 1, 2017. Please note Angel Island Tram Tour does not visit the Angel Island Immigration Station. For information on Angel Island, click below.

PRICES*
Adult (18-61): $71.50 | Junior: (12-17): $71.50 | Senior (62+): $69.50 | Child (5-11): $48.25 | Children 4 and under: Free
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