Make sure you book tickets and tours, because Alcatraz trips are
popular. More than 50,000 people visited Alcatraz during the first year it was
open. That was 1973. These days more than 1.3 million visitors take Alcatraz trips
Here are 9 excellent rail trips and destinations to get you started
(there are many more) :
Siberian railway tours
Alpine scenery by train
Express tour - Vietnam
4. USA Coast to
Rockies and a journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
& the Ghan Luxury Train
Japan by train
8. London to
Jordan, by rail
9. China by High
Click the above links
to read more above each of these railroad journeys.
Click here to
watch model train club videos
Alcatraz Island Cruises operate a range of Alcatraz trips including:
Early Bird Day Tour: Of the Alcatraz trips, this one usually has the least
crowds. You can experience the cellhouse, and explore the island. This trip
combines Alcatraz and Angel Island.
Alcatraz Trips - AM and PM. Tour the Alcatraz Cellhouse and listen to recordings
of the actual voices of correctional officers and inmates who lived on the island
during the infamous Federal Penitentiary era. On these Alcatraz trips you can hear
stories of escape attempts, food riots, and surviving solitary confinement.
Alcatraz prison island tours are available.
Alcatraz Trips Night Tour. This is the most complete tour of all the Alcatraz
trips. The Alcatraz Night Tour includes a personally narrated boat tour around
Alcatraz Island; guided tours from the dock to the main prison building.
Trips to the prison island are something to remember as they are different from
most other tourist attractions. Alcatraz trips let you experience, first hand, a
piece of history.
Self guided tours of the prison facility are available.