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 »
Pets are not permitted on Alcatraz Island, only trained service animals are allowed on the ferry and the island. Under current disability rights regulations "emotional support animals" are not allowed as they are not specifically trained to perform a task in support of a person with a disability.
Did You Know?
In 1859 the Post on Alcatraces (Alcatraz Island) was garrisoned by the Army as the first U.S. fort on the West Coast. At its peak there were over 110 cannons mounted on the island.