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Alcatraz Island Tour

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Buy your CityPASS with Alcatraz Day Tour directly from Alcatraz Cruises; see below for details.

How to Add an Alcatraz Island Day Tour to CityPASS

Purchase your Day Tour timed ticket now at When you arrive in San Francisco, go to the Alcatraz Cruises ticket booth at Pier 33 to upgrade your Alcatraz Cruises ticket to San Francisco CityPASS and receive your booklet.

If you prefer to have your CityPASS booklets shipped to you before your trip, call Alcatraz Cruises at (415) 981-7625 and press 3 to buy your CityPASS and reserve your Day Tour cruise time.

Please note you must have your booklet in hand before visiting any other CityPASS attractions.

This offer is only available by purchasing San Francisco CityPASS directly from Alcatraz Cruises. The Alcatraz Day Tour will replace the Blue & Gold ticket in the CityPASS booklet. Adding an Alcatraz Day Tour does not change the price of San Francisco CityPASS. This offer is not available for San Francisco C3.

What's Included (only when purchased from Alcatraz Cruises)

  • Alcatraz Island Day Tour
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Aquarium of the Bay OR The Walt Disney Family Museum
  • Exploratorium OR San Francisco Zoo & Gardens

Advice for Visitors


  • Alcatraz Island Day Tours are by timed reservation and subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended. During peak season, Alcatraz Tour times can sell out and walk-up tour times might not be available.
  • If you purchase San Francisco CityPASS with Alcatraz and plan to start your visit at a different CityPASS attraction, be sure to have CityPASS booklets shipped to you by Alcatraz Cruises.
  • Allow approximately 2 1/2 hours for the total Alcatraz experience.
  • The following Alcatraz Cruises tour options are not available with a CityPass purchase: Night Tour, Behind The Scenes Tour, Alcatraz & Angel Island Tour.
  • For more Alcatraz Island Tour information including departure times, visit or email with questions.
  • The option to substitute Alcatraz Cruises is only available with San Francisco CityPASS; it is not available with San Francisco C3.