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Alcatraz Ferry and Tour in San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Tours & Tickets
— Alcatraz & SF City Tour
— Alcatraz Combo Tours

Alcatraz Island Tour in San Francisco Bay

Early Access to Alcatraz
and Cable Car Sightseeing Tour

Beat the crowds and take an early-bird ferry to Alcatraz. After your visit, enjoy an exclusive Cable Car Sightseeing Tour of San Francisco.

Book Early Access to Alcatraz
and Cable Car Sightseeing Tour of San Francisco

The San Francisco City Tour begins with a drive along the famous waterfront for views of San Francisco Bay and Alcatraz Island. Photo stops are made at the Golden Gate Bridge (pictured below), Golden Gate Park and Twin Peaks (weather permitting).

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

Approaching Alcatraz Island via Ferry on San Francisco Bay, California

Alcatraz Tours
During the summer months and around holiday weekends, Alcatraz sells out as early as a week in advance, so we recommend you make reservations early.

Early Bird Tours depart at 9:10am with a tour following at 9:30am. Starting at 10am, tours depart every half hour.

Night Tours (voted the "Best Tour of the Bay Area") depart at 6:10 and 6:45pm.

Buy tickets at the Hornblower Alcatraz Landing ticket office at Pier 33 on the Embarcadero or online at their web site below:

Alcatraz Cruises

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA



Book a Fun Alcatraz & San Francisco City Tour

Tour Highlights include:

  • Chinatown
  • North Beach
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Awe-inspiring views of Alcatraz and the Pacific Ocean

Ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA

Your Tour also includes the Ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and an Audio Walking Tour of the "Cell Block."

This former federal penitentiary was also known as "The Rock" and housed gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. You'll learn about the famous escape from Alcatraz, the prison's notorious inmates and much more on this FUN Tour.

Likely to Sell-Out!
Alcatraz regularly sells out weeks in advance. Book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.

Book Early Access to Alcatraz and Cable Car Sightseeing Tour of San Francisco

Alcatraz Tours & Tickets
Combine your trip to Alcatraz with one of the following Fun Combo Tours:

  • Alcatraz and San Francisco City Tour
  • SF in One Day: Alcatraz, Bay Cruise and City Guided Tour
  • Alcatraz, Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods & Sausalito Day Trip
  • Napa Valley Wine Country Day Trip and Alcatraz Tour
  • San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket and Alcatraz Tour
  • SF Alcatraz Discovery Lunch Cruise

Alcatraz Tours & Tickets

Alcatraz Hours
Alcatraz Island closes at 6:30pm in the Summer, 4:30pm in the Fall, Winter and Spring.

Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day... or due to extreme weather.


Best Time to
Visit Alcatraz

Alcatraz Reunion

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