Alcatraz Island - San Francisco's Famous PrisonYou can almost feel the desperation of the inmates when you visit "The Rock" – perhaps the most famous prison in the world. Located 1.5 miles away from shore and accessible via ferry, Alcatraz Island in San Francisco is a popular destination for tours. Listen to the stories of prisoners, see the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast, tour early military fortifications and admire wildlife along with the view.
Hours -8:45AM - 3:50PM (earliest & latest ferry departure times)
Prices -$30 adults, $28.25 senior (62+), $18.25 child (5-11), free toddlers (0-4)
- Narrated tours
- Video presentations
- Ranger and docent tours
- Historic gardens
- Wildlife and scenery