Photo Credit: Bob Eckert

For the first time in its history, Alcatraz Cruises is launching a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion. Although Alcatraz Cruises’ tours often sell out during the year, it is a priority to educate the community about the robust history of the Island. As a result, Alcatraz Cruises wants to encourage local residents to experience the assets that make Alcatraz Island one of the country’s most popular attractions. Offered only to local Bay Area residents*, this special “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket promotion is available only on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018

*Only residents of the following counties are eligible: Alamada; Contra Costa; Marin; Napa; San Francisco; San Mateo; Santa Clara; Solano; and Sonoma.

To book this special offer, Bay Area residents can visit, call 415-981-7625 or purchase at the Ticket Booth at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Buy one get one free tickets can be purchased through all regular outlets – online, through the call center and at the ticket booth.
  • Zip code verification from any one of the nine Bay Area counties will be required.
  • Guests need to pick up tickets directly from the ticket booth on the day of their tour by presenting photo ID and confirmation number (no e-tickets available).
  • The complimentary ticket is for the purchase of an equal or lesser value ticket.

Alcatraz Cruises is the official Golden Gate Recreation Area National Park Service Concessioner providing services for the Alcatraz Island experience.  As an innovative leader in maritime hospitality, Alcatraz Cruises focuses on creating shared values and continuously driving improvement in guest and employee satisfaction, quality business operations, health & safety, environmental sustainability, education, social responsibility, community engagement and quality of life. For more information, please visit

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