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We visited in October and following a recommendation did the audio tour which explained all about the prison. First audio tour I’ve done and it worked really well. We did the earliest time (08:45) and were at the dock 30 minutes early.
We did the night tour, which was wonderful! The tours are self guided with audio provided so that you don't miss a thing!
This was not my first visit to the Rock and every time I seem to learn more about it's history and it's...More
My daughter, grandchildren and I visited Alcatraz yesterday. The Park Service does a great job organizing the hundreds of people waiting to tour the facility. We arrived early to get breakfast at the Cafe next door. We enjoyed the boat ride over and the enrichment...More
We have traveled to San Francisco many times and had never done an Alcatraz tour. Finally did it and were so glad we did. The experience was fantastic and the self guided audio tour was super informative. We saw people not using the audio tour...More
We booked a reservation for the basic audio tour. It is wonderfully organized. The voices of real guards and former inmates are part of the tour. Their stories and sound effects are fascinating. Booking can be difficult - so persist!
Our family of four all enjoyed this tour of Alcatraz very much! The fact that the audio tour is narrated by actual inmates and correctional officers who experienced "The Rock" firsthand was intriguing. We have two teenagers and both were engaged and interested! The views...More