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Alcatraz, San Francisco Bay’s Prison Island
Famously known for being a prison island from 1934 to 1963, Alcatraz is a must-visit for history and crime buffs. During its federal penitentiary years, this island known as The Rock was home to ruthless gangsters and violent criminals. Walk down prison corridors and hear about Alcatraz's inmates and their escape attempts. Learn about Alcatraz beyond its prison past and discover its natural features and military fortifications, post-prison history and the oldest operating West Coast lighthouse.
7Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. See and explore San Francisco like never before, from the Bay to the Ocean, on this half-day tour featuring the Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks, and Barbary Coast. Cap off your experience with a scenic cruise around Alcatraz Island.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    USD91.00

    Daily
    4.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Make the most out of your San Francisco trip with a guided tour to the city's top sites like the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, The Palace of Fine Arts and more! Get a chance to visit Alcatraz Island with your flexible ticket.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    USD159.00

    Daily
    (morning)
  3. Explore San Francisco at your leisure with a 48-hour hop on hop off bus ticket and see sights like the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Get the opportunity to visit the famous prison, Alcatraz Island, and enjoy an award-winning audio-guided tour.

    USD149.00

    Daily
  4. Enjoy a guided day trip from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park for a full-day adventure exploring beautiful valleys, waterfalls, ancient forests and more. Feel closer to nature and walk among the gigantic Redwood trees.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD189.00

    Daily
    (morning)
  5. San Francisco Mega Pass
    Quick Confirmation
    Get the best value for your money with a pass that lets you visit San Francisco's top sites! Choose from a 3, 4, or 5-attraction pass and explore the city as you like. Go to the San Francisco Zoo, De Young Museum or see sights on a Sausalito Ferry.

    From USD79.99

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. Departing from San Francisco, discover the beautiful Sequoia Redwoods trees at Muir Woods and spend a fun day enjoying the sights and wine tastings at top notch local Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries. Join a guided tour of Alcatraz Island!
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD144.00

    Daily
    (morning)
  7. Get VIP treatment on a California Wine Country tour that visits the best of Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries! Enjoy a flexible itinerary as you course through amazing countryside sights and learn why the north of San Francisco is famous.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD135.00

    Daily
    9 - 10 hour(s) (morning)