Alcatraz Day tours

If you’re someone who loves to travel, then an Alcatraz day tours can be a great way to see what San Francisco city in its entirety.

That too without committing to a longer trip.

These tours offer a unique opportunity to explore the city and catch a glimpse into the history of Alcatraz.

Here are some of the best Alcatraz Day tour tickets you can choose from if you’re looking to save money and enjoy at the same time.

Tour Alcatraz + Muir Woods & Sausalito Day Trip

This Alcatraz day tour will take you to some of the most popular attractions in the San Francisco area. 

Begin your excursion by visiting Alcatraz Island, where you will hear first-hand accounts from former inmates and guards about what life was like on “The Rock.”

These tours typically include a ferry ride to the island, a guided Alcatraz tour and a return ferry ride back to Pier 33 (Alcatraz Landing).

Next, you will visit Muir Woods National Monument, which is a unit of the National Park Service that preserves some of the old-growth redwood forests in the world.

Sausalito offers a unique vantage point for viewing San Francisco Bay while taking a tour of Muir Woods.

At 9 am, the Alcatraz day tour begins at 478 Post Street or 2805 Leavenworth Street and ends at Pier 33.

This tour includes

  • Alcatraz admission ticket
  • Cell house Alcatraz audio tour
  • Round trip ferry ride to Alcatraz island
  • Admission to Muir Wood National Monument
  • Tour across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods & Sausalito
  • Transportation by AC coach
  • Professional tour guide

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (12 to 99 years)$159
Child ticket (5 to 11 years)$119
Infant ticket (Upto 4 years)Free entry

San Francisco Alcatraz Small group tour + Muir Wood & Sausalito

Alcatraz and Muir Woods are two of the most popular tourist destinations in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

A small group day tour to both of these destinations is a great way to see some of the best that the area has to offer.

Now a National Historic Landmark, Alcatraz was home to some of America’s most notorious criminals from 1934 to 1963.

Today, visitors can take a tour of the prison and learn about its history. 

Take a tour across the beautiful redwood forest of Muir wood which is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. 

This forest is home to some of the tallest trees in the world and is a popular spot for hiking and picnicking.

End your day with a visit to Sausalito, a charming town located across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco.

The town is known for its quaint shops and cafes. Visitors can take a ferry ride from San Francisco to Sausalito for a day of exploring.

This tour begins at 8 am from 710 Beach St and ends at Pier 33 also known as Alcatraz landing

This tour includes

  • Official Alcatraz tour
  • Visit all main attractions in San Francisco
  • Lunch Break in Sausalito
  • A walk around Muir Woods

Not suitable for 

  • Wheelchair users

Tour prices

Visitor TypeTour Price
Adult ticket (12 to 99 years)$179
Child ticket (0 to 11 years)$119

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