"Alcatraz" Alcatraz Tip by bugalugs

Alcatraz, San Francisco: 292 reviews and 488 photos

by bugalugs

The tour we went on only circled the bay and the island of Alcatraz. To go on a tour of the prison itself you have to book before hand.

When we visited every tour was full for the following 5 days and as we were only there for 3 nights we obviously missed our chance.
I think you can now book online before you come to San Francisco, so if you specifically wanted to tour the prison this would be advisable.

As we sailed around the island you can see lots of seals lying on the rocks. I loved the seals.

Address: In the middle of San Francisco Bay
Directions: Alcatraz is reached by ferries of the Blue and Gold fleet from Pier 41
Phone: %CP%BBlue & Gold (415) 705-5555
Website: http://%CP%Bhttp://www.nps.gov/alcatraz

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 19, 2003
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