Alcatraz Island Day Tour ticket resold as part of a Combination-Tour-Package.
Alcatraz NOT Sold Separately.
This is the official tour inside the prison – Sold with other tours.
See tabs above for details of package components.
Tickets for Alcatraz Island are SET. Typically, We Offer Only 1 or 2 Alcatraz Departures Per Day.
Other components of your tour package run daily and can be taken before or after Alcatraz.
That could be 4 days before Alcatraz, or 1 Day before Alcatraz, or the afternoon after Alcatraz, or 2 days later… whenever you like!
THE EARLIER IN THE DAY THAT YOU GET STARTED, THE MORE HOP-OFF TIME YOU WILL HAVE. Your ticket starts when you first get on any bus and lasts for the rest of that day.
If you take the bus AFTER Alcatraz, your available hop-off time will be very limited.
THE FIRST BUS LEAVES THE WHARF AT 10:00 AM. The last bus leaves at 5 pm. Therefore the maximum hop off time = 8 hours.
Alcatraz Day Tour Face Value = $41.00 Adults/Juniors (12+), $38.65 Seniors (62+); $25.00 Children (5-11); Free for Ages 0-4
Amigos only offers Adult and Child pricing for all tour packages
Full Price $146 Adult Package Includes:
Alcatraz City Cruises Ferry to Alcatraz Island (Round Trip) Includes the Cell House Audio Tour – available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
$41.00 Adults & Juniors (12+), $38.65 Seniors (62+), $25.00 Kids (5-11), Free for Ages 0-4
Please arrive at least 30 minutes early. All guests over age 18 must present a government issued photo ID.
The Ferry ride from Pier 33 takes 10-15 minutes to get to Alcatraz.
This is the infamous prison – where you can even go inside cells and experience the cold and stark surroundings firsthand. Alcatraz served as a federal penitentiary from 1933 to 1963, where notorious criminals like Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, and Creepy Karpis were held. The award-winning 45-minute cell house audio headset tour will captivate you with escape attempts, riots, bizarre characters, and much more. Displays include prison life, guard controls, and how three men made their famous “Escape From Alcatraz.”
Alcatraz remains extremely popular.
Hop off the bus at any of 20 stops, to see great attractions and neighborhoods. Walk around at your leisure. Then hop back on another bus coming by and continue the loop.
Primary Loop Operates: Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Every 30 minutes (subject to change). Route is 2.5 hours. Last Bus returns to Fisherman’s Wharf circa 7:30 pm.
Start on any day you like, but your ticket is valid only on that day.
You will travel over the Golden Gate Bridge where you can get off at the north end Vista Point stop. Walk out on to the bridge at your own pace, or just stay for a quick, but spectacular view.
Live Narration is in English. You can also choose recorded narration in multiple languages on the primary red line loop.
Select stops are located at or near: The Haight/Ashbury district, Victorian homes, Chinatown, North Beach, Union Square, Financial District, Golden Gate Park, City Hall, the Palace of Fine Arts, Lombard Street, and more.
$50+ Value. ~ 1-Hour
Also Included as an Optional Bonus with Alcatraz Packages
Surrounding the original town center and oldest part of the City, Chinatown will appeal to your love of both the old and the new. You’ll see the crowded and bustling open-air meat and produce markets of Stockton Street; visit side alleyways that will take you back in time; and discover lions, dragons, pagoda roofs, and dangling lanterns along the ever-colorful Grant Street.
Wear walking shoes. Be prepared to walk uphill (some inclines, but not San Francisco's craziest). This tour departs from the corner of Union Square, at Geary and Powell Streets. Stop 5 on the Big Bus map.
Tour operates daily: