Day Use

  • Reservations are required for all day use visitors and can be made over the phone by calling (510) 233-2385.

  • Day use is available on Saturday, only during the summer months and depending on other scheduled events.

  • This use includes boat transportation and a guided tour, for those who want to enjoy the Island’s pleasures.

  • Visitors must make reservations in advance and should bring all required supplies for picnics, fishing, or other activities.  Visitors should plan on packing out any trash.

  • Prearranged food/beverage service is possible for groups of 6 or more. Luncheons and parties available (outside use only) for up to 12.

  • Day use visitors have access to the lighthouse only during the tour. For groups of 1-6 persons, the rate is $25 per person.  For groups of 7-12, please contact Inn Keepers.

  • Day use visitors are picked up picked up outside Nobilis Restaurant at approximately 11:15 am and returned to the Harbor at approximately 3:30 PM.

Call to make Day Use reservations: (510) 233-2385

Critical Work Continues!

Much work is left to be done, including replacing and upgrading service equipment at both the land side and island side of the cable termination, all of which is in progress.

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In The News

“You can sit and watch big ships and little seals cruise by, or gaze at the reposing birds or the rushing tide below the dock. There’s a sense of intimacy here and a feeling of remoteness, even though it’s just a short distance to the mainland.”

- Doug McConnell, Bay Area Backroads