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Best trip on West coast. make sure you have guided tour with headsets. Mid summer take some warm close as SF can be freezing and Alctraz is exposed so if your unprepared you'll feel it. Walgreens sell fleece hoodies for $15 if you forget to...More
Just the most amazing place to visit but take a jumper as even in the summer it gets very cold and is extremely windy.
There is an audio tour that you can do but as we had 16 and 7 year olds we decided not...More
This was such an interesting experience. The audio tour is fantastic and really draws you into what it must have felt like there whilst it was open. I would love to go back and try and do one of the evening tours as I can...More
Good system of human guide and headsets-well done. We only managed to get tix via a tour package (1 hour bridge boat ride, 3 walking tours and Alcatraz) as I think the regular tickets from the Alcatraz site get scooped up by tour operators and...More
I was looking forward to Alcatraz just because of the history, but was pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the island is. There are so many different type of plants and flowers on the island, as well as plenty of birds. I would have liked to...More
We LOVED the Alcatraz tour. The pier was packed but well organised. We didn't print our tickets but they allowed us to show it on our phone and scan the barcode. The boat ride over is very cold and windy. The audio tour is excellent...More
Alcatraz is definitely well worth visiting. The audio tour of the cells is excellent. Actually being in the prison is a real eye opener. Conditions were dreadful. The cells are cages with no privacy and a minimal amount of space. Some notorious criminals resided here....More
Another things I just noticed, the official Alcatraz website says that 3rd Party Tour Operators MUST package the alcatraz tour with another tour, they can't simply sell alcatraz tickets alone. I see that reservealcatraz... More
Another things I just noticed, the official Alcatraz website says that 3rd Party Tour Operators MUST package the alcatraz tour with another tour, they can't simply sell alcatraz tickets alone. I see that reservealcatraz allows you to buy the ticket alone, with no other tour attached to it, and at a huge upcharge over the $37 actual cost of the ticket. I would be vary wary of this as it does seem like a scam, especially since the vendor clearly is not following the official alcatraz tour rules.
I looked about 2 months in advance at the official site and they had plenty of availability for my trip. But a few weeks later when I went to book, they were totally sold out. I ended up booking another tour that also... More
I looked about 2 months in advance at the official site and they had plenty of availability for my trip. But a few weeks later when I went to book, they were totally sold out. I ended up booking another tour that also included the Alcatraz Island trip since that was the only way for us to get there. So if you see the tickets to Alcatraz for the time you want are available when you first look, I would get them then and not wait.