Golden Gate Bay Cruise

  • 4.5 star rating: Recommended based on 192 reviews
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Product code: 2630SFOCRS
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Want to experience San Francisco's must-do attraction? Take the 60-minute Golden Gate Bay Cruise and you'll see why it's the perfect introduction to San Francisco. The narrated one-hour cruise does a loop of San Francisco Bay, sailing next to Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge!

Highlights
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Recorded commentary by audio headphones
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Departing from Pier 43 in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, you'll sail past the San Francisco skyline and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach and San Francisco Maritime National Park.

As you head west toward the Golden Gate Bridge, cruise along Fort Mason and the Marina District which was devastated in the 1989 earthquake. Don't miss incredible photo opportunities when sailing directly under the massive 4,200-foot (1,260-meter) span of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Steaming back into the bay, you'll travel past the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands and the legendary town of Sausalito, home to the 1960s flower generation. With Angel Island State Park to your left, you'll slowly cruise around the infamous island of Alcatraz.

On your way back to Fisherman's Wharf, look out for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Coit Tower. After a full hour of exciting sights, the barking sea lions at Pier 39 will welcome you back to Pier 43.

All cruise vessels offer indoor and outdoor seating, restrooms, and seasonal snack bar service. The award-winning audio narration is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Mandarin, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian and Vietnamese. Vessels operate on biodiesel - a renewable energy source.

Don't worry about the unpredictable San Francisco weather! This is an open ticket which is valid for use on any day within one year of your booking date.

Schedule details

Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Departure Point:
Fisherman's Wharf
Departure Time:
    WINTER 2013/2014 - November 4 - March 31 (Daily)
    10am, 10:45am (Thurs-Mon only), 11:15am, 1:10pm, 1:40pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:45pm

    SPRING 2014 - March 31 to May 18
    (Daily)
    10am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 12pm, 1:10pm, 1:40pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:45pm, 5pm

    SUMMER 2014 - May 19 to September 1 (Daily)
    10am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 12pm, 1:10pm, 1:40pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm, 5pm, 6:15pm

    FALL 2014 - September 2 to November 1 (Daily)
    10am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 12pm, 1:10pm, 1:40pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:45pm, 5pm

    WINTER 2014/2015 - Nov 2 to March 29 (Daily)
    10am, 10:45am (Thurs-Mon only), 11:15am, 1:10pm, 1:40pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:45pm

    Please note, schedules are subject to variations
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Additional information

Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Inclusions:
  • One-hour cruise
  • Multilingual audio-guide in 16 languages
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Boat crew are trained to provide first aid and CPR support, and first aid kits are readily available on all vessels
  • The main deck of each vessel are fully wheelchair accessible
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