San Francisco is a gorgeous city and there’s a lot to see and do, but of all the tourist attractions in the area I’d say the visit to the Alcatraz Prison was the most memorable. Not only is there a tale to tell about this prison, but the boat trip to get to it and the spectacular bay views from the prison island, make this a tour to remember. Everything about this tour, from the moment you get on the ferry to the moment you disembark upon return, is highly professional. Not too commercialized, not too crowded, all very well designed to give you the full experience with audio tours that tell you the whole story with lots of interesting anecdotes.

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

On the ferry, you’ll be able to capture scenic panoramas…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

And some pretty spectacular photos of the bay…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

Once you get there, you’ll get to visit lots of building and see the life on the island…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

and go in to get a feel of the prison…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

and the cells…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

With the various prison rooms and playground…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

This prison was considered one of the more secure in the world, but it couldn’t be all that bad if you consider the grand views during summer time…

 

Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

 

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An experience not to be missed. Make sure you book well in advance, these things run out fast, sometimes weeks in advance. Tours leave from Pier 33.



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