Trailblazers Quicksilver Expedition


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Alcatraz Tour



  • Sunday, January 29

  • 10:45 Departure from Pier 41

  • Return to Pier at approximately 1:15


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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: (415) 705-5555
  • 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: Google Map
  • National Park Service: Welcome to the Rock
  • 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.

Quicksilver Expedition 2006-2007

Updated: 08/26/2006