Tour Comparison Chart

Alcatraz Tour

  Early Bird Day Tour
(AM & PM)
Night Tour
  First visit. Least crowded.

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.
Experience the Cellhouse. Explore the Island.

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.
Most complete tour.

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.
Availability Daily Daily Thu–Mon
Adult Price $31.00 $31.00 $38.00
Includes Audio Tour
Includes Onboard Narration    
Includes Guided Tour    
Includes Other Special Tour Activities    
Duration Approximately 2.5 Hours Approximately 2.5 Hours Approximately 2.5 Hours

Prices subject to change without Notice.