We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alcatraz Island

55,321 Reviews

Alcatraz Island

55,321 Reviews
Get the full experience and book a tour
Recommended
Our most popular tours and activities
Tours & Sightseeing
Browse our largest collection of experiences
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes
Bundled tickets and extras for smart savings
Luxury & Special Occasions
Lavish experiences to indulge in
Cultural & Theme Tours
Get to the heart of the local character
•••
Browse
Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour
US$120.00 per adult
Popular: Booked by 16,283 travellers!
Alcatraz Ticket + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour
US$100.87 per adult
Popular: Booked by 594 travellers!
Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo
US$110.00 per adult
Popular: Booked by 8,961 travellers!
Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip
US$125.00 per adult
Popular: Booked by 10,026 travellers!
Alcatraz and One Day Bike Rental
US$88.99 per adult
Popular: Booked by 2,074 travellers!
Alcatraz Island Tour - Package Deal
US$140.80 per adult
Popular: Booked by 319 travellers!
Alcatraz with Bay Cruise
US$139.00 per adult
Popular: Booked by 182 travellers!
See more
Full view
Location
Contact
Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94123
Getting there
EmbarcaderoBART55 min
EmbarcaderoMuni56 min
Get to know the area
Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)
Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Highway 1 Self-Driving Audio Tour (Pacific Coast Highway)

Welcome to the GPS-enabled driving tour of California’s famous Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway! This self-guided audio tour stretches between San Francisco and Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world! It also includes a popular scenic detour along Monterey’s 17 Mile Drive at Pebble Beach. This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Highway 1 with maximum flexibility and value.<br><br>Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. <br><br>Recommended: purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time!<br><br>Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!<br><br>This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules before your visit.
US$15.00 per adult
55,321Reviews501Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 41,582
  • 11,302
  • 1,897
  • 280
  • 263
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Jody wrote a review Jan. 19
Gold Coast, Australia6 contributions1 helpful vote
Loved the history and tour of this place. It was pretty cold and windy the day we went but was worth it. Love the idea of being able to come back every 15
Read more
Date of experience: March 2020
Helpful
Share
Ken M wrote a review Dec. 2020
Lexington, Massachusetts5 contributions7 helpful votes
Great tour. Narrated tour on the ferry over. Once on the island you take a recorded guided tour. You wear a headset and follow along. I was skeptical but this was great! So informative. Modern day history. it is a tourist attraction but definitely worth it. Book in advance.
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Old Pro wrote a review Dec. 2020
Seattle, Washington2,108 contributions285 helpful votes
I think the history and stories behind this place as far more interesting places self. Have to really get into the folklore when you're standing in a cold damp dilapidated cement building. The stories about it are great and the people who were there are very interesting. If you're one of those people I'd like to say I've been there, then by all means go. However, there are so how way cooler things 2 do in San Francisco
Read more
Date of experience: May 2020
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Stratosphere wrote a review Dec. 2020
London, United Kingdom121 contributions92 helpful votes
The island is very impressive and historical. But when we went there , cells were closed. You were brought there by ferry and you need you need to book on internet.
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
3 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
bpageski wrote a review Dec. 2020
Atlanta, Georgia118 contributions44 helpful votes
The audio tour is free and you should utilize it as it provides a lot of history. There is a tram that will take you to the top, if you have problems walking. great views of San Francisco from the Ferry and Island
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Previous
Frequently Asked Questions about Alcatraz Island