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- The Cruises to Alcatraz are frequently sell out, plan and book your cruise in advance
-The walk to the prison from the ferry dock is steep and hilly; an electric shuttle departs from the dock twice an hour for visitors requiring assistance.
-The trip to Alcatraz takes about 15 minutes each way from San Francisco. Your tour can last as long as you like
-If you miss your Alcatraz boat, don’t worry, the ticket office can put you to the stand by queue for next ferry.
-Get some snacks and water along with you when heading to Alcatraz. There’s no food available on the island and sometimes, they may not either serve snacks on the boat.
-Alcatraz Cruises web site at alcatrazcruises.com.
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