The famous Alcatraz Island where many notorious criminals, including the likes of Al Capone who have served prison time in, is now a once-in-a-lifetime must-see museum to visit and explore. Alcatraz Island better known as “The Rock” offers Alcatraz audio tours of the prison that thoroughly explains the full history of the prison and the package combo price includes the ferry price so when you buy it you don't have to pay for anything extra.
Also included: Enjoy the historical gardens of Alcatraz, views of San Francisco Bay, and the exhibit: Red Power on Alcatraz: Perspectives 50 Years Later on display in the New Industries Building.
The distance from the dock to the Cellhouse is approximately 1/4 mile (4km) and the elevation change is 130 feet (40 meters), the equivalent of walking up a 13-story building.
The roads and walkways are wide with several places to stop along the way to rest and take in the breathtaking views. Comfortable athletic or walking shoes are strongly recommended. If you have mobility concerns, please see Accessibility for Sustainable Easy Access Transport (S.E.A.T.) Tram information