and audio walking tour of the Alcatraz island prison - either to your morning
Tour or to your
Muir Woods / Sausalito tour. Alcatraz island boat ride
enables you to see the bay and city skylines. Learn details of the famous
escape attempts. Hear about the infamous gangsters Al Capone and Machine
Gun Kelly. Visit the actual cellblocks and solitary confinement cells
An Alcatraz tour in the middle of the San Francisco Bay, the island
of Alcatraz is a world unto itself. Isolation, one of the constants of
island life for any inhabitant - soldier, guard, prisoner, Indian, bird
or plant - is a recurrent theme in the unfolding history of Alcatraz.
Some sections of Alcatraz are unsafe to visit. Areas closed to the public
are well marked by fences or barricades. Collecting of any sort is prohibited.
Plant and animal life are protected by law - DO NOT feed birds on an