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Alcatraz Island

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Pier 33, B201 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94122
+1 415-981-7625
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Park rangers conduct tours by recounting the prison's thrilling history along with intriguing anecdotes about Al Capone and other legendary figures that made a "home" here.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“night tour” (3,040 reviews)
“book in advance” (1,376 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Pier 33, B201 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94122
+1 415-981-7625
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We know a lot about the history and elected not to use the audio tour, it was great because it was quiet, no one talking!

Thank wswope
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic tour, very informative. The audio program was excellent. Get the first ferry across and miss the crowds.

Thank Kiwibectravels
Reviewed yesterday

After many years of saying I wanted to do this, we finally did! Really cool attraction, the history and the photos are cool to look at. I got a book signed by a former inmate, too, in the souvenir shop. I wish I would have...More

Thank hgarcia7003
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very cool tour of Alcatraz, should’ve done the night tour! Would recommend to do The Cellhouse Tour when you get on the island. Great views of the city!

Thank Mariela V
Reviewed yesterday

It's a must see! You must get your tickets in advance. A lot of walking and climbing so where comfortable shoes.

Thank Mjc201
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome! Had been twice before but this tour was just great. Ranger Miguel and Mabel were enthusiastic and knowledgeable along the way. Great way to see the island apart from the self guided tour. You get to go to parts of the island usually off...More

Thank Schulzi07
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a place with lots of colorful history and fantastic views - a fun place to visit, especially for families

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very special place. Also the boat ride to reach it is worth the money as it gives great sights of SF and Golden Bridge. The most interesting part is the 45 minutes audio-tour of the cell block (availabke in many lenguages, also Italian, and included...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing half day spent at Alcatraz Prison. Commenced day via ferry ride across from Pier 33, extremely well run operation with so many people wanting to visit this attraction. The audio tour was incredible - asbsoloute must to hear the history from former inmates &...More

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a really interesting and fascinating place. The audio tour is excellent and although the cell tour and history are obviously the main attraction the views from the island are worth the ticket price alone.......assuming of course you have a lovely day. We loved our...More

Thank leedylan1998
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27 November 2017|
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Response from dramajoan | Reviewed this property |
By the ferry area yes .
25 November 2017|
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Response from justessjacobson | Reviewed this property |
I would do 530 because you can get ANY ferry back, so you can stay until the last ferry. That will give you an extra hour to walk around and really enjoy it.
6 November 2017|
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Response from Giandra D | Reviewed this property |
There are segway toursof alcatraz They might have some tickets, since the tour is not well known Search for segway :-)
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