Tag: Alcatraz Night Tour Tickets

Tips for Alcatraz Island Visitors

Fun Facts About Alcatraz Island & Prison What is Alcatraz?   “A whole world on a single island”! Did you know that Alcatraz Island was once a notorious former federal prison, also known as “The Rock”? Did you know that Alcatraz once served as a lighthouse and a military fortification? Alcatraz has become one of California’s […]

What Can I See and Do On Alcatraz? How is Walking at Alcatraz Island?

National Park Service volunteers offer guided programs throughout the day – frequently taking visitors into seldom-seen areas of the Island. The compelling “Doing Time – the Cellhouse Audio Tour” features the voices of former guards and inmates. In addition, an orientation video, with historical footage of the Island, is shown every half hour. The Island […]

Should You Choose Alcatraz Prison Night Tour or Alcatraz Day Trip?

The ultimate insider blog about Alcatraz tours Highlighting the differences between the regular day trip and the limited night tour, with tips for visitors What is Alcatraz?   “A whole world on a single island”! Alcatraz is the notorious former federal prison of Alcatraz Island, also known as “The Rock”, which also once served as a […]