No signup is required, but you must purchase your own tickets. Family members
are welcome. Advance purchase is highly recommended, since the tour usually
sells out before the departure date. You may purchase tickets by phone or web:
- Ticket purchase by phone:
- Ticket purchase by web:
It is often windy and cold on the boat and on Alcatraz. Bring ample clothing.
- Driving directions, Saratoga to Pier 41:
- National Park Service: Welcome to
- Driving from the South Bay, take Highway 101 North, following signs to the
Bay Bridge. Take the 4th Street exit and turn left on Bryant Street. Follow
Bryant to The Embarcadero. Turn left on The Embarcadero and go just over a
mile to PIER 39. Blue & Gold Fleet is just west of PIER 39.