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“A MUST DO IN SAN FRANCISCO”
Review of Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island
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US$110.00*
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Big Bus San Francisco Sightseeing and Alcatraz Combo
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US$107.25*
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San Francisco Combo: Alcatraz and City Segway Tour
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Alcatraz and San Francisco Bay Sightseeing Boat Tour
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Park rangers conduct tours by recounting the prison's thrilling history along with intriguing anecdotes about Al Capone and other legendary figures that made a "home" here.
Reviewed 27 February 2012

We took the night time tour of Alcatraz and I would tell anyone visiting San Francisco not to miss this. It was spectacular, and even more eerie at night. The tour is really well run and very, very informative. If I would have had time on this trip, I would have done it again.

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Reviewed 27 February 2012

Must be able to climb hills, but once you get over it, it was a great trip. very interesting

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Reviewed 27 February 2012

Audio tour was very informative. Easy to get around and follow the instructions in the audio to the next station.
Don't buy your T-shirts here because you can pick up similar ones in China Town for 1/4 of the cost .

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Reviewed 27 February 2012

I wouldn't have guessed a prison can become one of the most popular sight seeing places in San Francisco. The ticket includes a self-guided audio tour which gives you history and interesting details about the prison (such as the escapes and life of prisoners). There are prisoners who served here still alive! Buy tickets at least 1 or 2 day in advanced. Will be hard to get tickets on the day of tour.

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Reviewed 27 February 2012

We did the night tour loved it! Well worth it. Be sure to buy the official ticket on the parks site so you can get off the boat on the island.

Thank Zito55
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