Omni San Francisco Hotel
500 California Street (at Montgomery)
San Francisco , California 94104

Alcatraz Island


Alcatraz Island is the site of the first lighthouse and fort built by the United States on the West Coast, the iconic federal penitentiary, and the 18 month occupation of multiple Indian tribes. Guided tours are available for you to explore the top of the island during the penitentiary time period. Additional exhibits and educational opportunities are available on the island that take a deeper look into the other parts of Alcatraz’s fascinating history.

Things to Know Before You Visit Alcatraz

  • The Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, right off the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Plan on spending a couple of hours on the island when you visit. 
  • All access to the island is available through a private ferry company with the National Park Service. 
  • The Alcatraz Ferry Terminal is located on The Embarcadero near the intersection of Bay Street at Pier 33. 
  • Tickets are limited and it is recommended that you purchase them up to three weeks in advance. 

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