Purchase Alcatraz Tickets in Advance
Tickets for Alcatraz frequently sell out in advance, especially around holidays and weekends. Night tour tickets sell out even sooner, as much as a month or more in advance. Order your tickets up to 90 days in advance to avoid disappointment. More »
Junior Ranger Day on the Rock
Escape to Alcatraz Island on Saturday, April 21st, for Junior Ranger Day. The Alcatraz Junior Ranger program is an opportunity for kids and their families to have a fun learning experience on the island. Kids will get a chance to earn their Alcatraz Junior Ranger Badge. Park Rangers will also be giving special programs and tours for children and family members. Join us for Junior Range Day on the Rock! Purchase Alcatraz tickets at www.alcatrazcruises.com.
Did You Know?
The first West Coast lighthouse, activated in 1854 on Alcatraz Island, was rendered obsolete in the early 1900s when the U.S. Army built a new cellhouse blocking the lights view of the Golden Gate.