The Best Tips for Visiting

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz is one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco thanks to its storied history, its infamous inhabitants, its unique location, and the role it plays in many Hollywood movies.

How to Get to Alcatraz Island?

The only way to get to Alcatraz Island is via ferry. Alcatraz City Cruises  departs from Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 am.

How much does it cost to get to Alcatraz Island?

Alcatraz ticket prices depend on if you're doing a day tour or night tour. But it ranges from $49-$60 for an adult.

Alcatraz Audio Tour

Use the audio tour to guide you through the prison to see the cell blocks, librrary, recreation yard, and learn more about the prison's history.

See the Alcatraz Gardens

The Alcatraz gardens, were planted by some of the Alcatraz prisoners and have been flourishing as the buildings around them crumbled.