Tours & activities by JRL Enterprises from Viator

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 40 minutes departing from San Francisco
    55 - 70 minutes departing from Angel Island
From USD $11.50

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Hop aboard the San Francisco ferry for a trip to Angel Island. This one-way or round-trip ferry service takes you across San Francisco Bay with beautiful views of the Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. On Angel Island, enjoy a variety of recreational activities on your own and capture unbeatable vistas of the San Francisco skyline, Marin County Headlands and Mt Tamalpais. This is the most convenient way to get to Angel Island, and makes for a great day trip with family and friends.

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
From Fisherman’s Wharf, board the morning ferry and relax on the ride on San Francisco Bay to Angel Island. Along the way, enjoy views of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. This comfortable vessel features several amenities for your comfort and convenience, and drinks and snacks are available for purchase on board.

When you arrive on Angel Island – a state park and wildlife reserve – you’ll be treated to some of the best views of the surrounding Bay Area: the stunning San Francisco skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin County Headlands, Mt Tamalpais and, on a clear day, even Sonoma and Napa from the north side of the island and San Jose from the south side.

Angel Island offers great hiking trails and a variety of recreational activities suitable for the whole family. At your own leisure and expense, hop on an electric scooter, Segway or tram for a scenic ride, or rent a bike for more adventurous exploration. You can also learn about the island’s fascinating military history.

Enjoy some fresh oysters (own expense) from the island’s restaurant before hopping back on the ferry to return to San Francisco.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Ferry terminals in San Francisco and on Angel Island
Departure Time:
Summer/Fall (May 13 - October 27)
Mon - Fri

9:45am and 1:05pm from Pier 41, San Francisco
10:20am, 1:55pm and 3:20pm from Angel Island

Sat, Sun & holidays
9:45am, 11:45am and 2:20pm from Pier 41, San Francisco
10:20am, 12:25pm, 3:20pm and 4:30pm from Angel Island

Winter/Spring (October 28 - May 18)
Mon - Fri
9:45am from Pier 41, San Francisco
10:15am, 1:25pm* and 2:50pm from Angel Island

Sat, Sun & holidays
9:45am from Pier 41, San Francisco
10:10am and 4:10pm from Angel Island
*Service starting March 31, 2014
Schedule subject to change without notice
Duration:
40 minutes departing from San Francisco
55 - 70 minutes departing from Angel Island

Pricing information

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One-Way Service
Code: ONEWAY

One-way ferry service from either San Francisco to Angel Island or Angel Island to San Francisco.

From
USD $11.50
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Round-trip Service
Code: ROUNDTRIP

Round-trip ferry service between ports: San Francisco to Angel Island or Angel Island to San Francisco.

From
USD $23.00
Pricing details

Pricing information

San Francisco Ferry: Angel Island

Ferry Pulling into Ayala Cove at Angel Island

Inclusions:
  • One-way or round-trip ferry service from San Francisco to Angel Island (depending on option selected)
  • Embarkation fee
  • Angel Island State Park entry fee
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you purchase a round-trip ticket, you can reserve your return trip for another date at no additional cost
  • In fall and winter, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. In spring and summer, please arrive at least 25-30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
  • Ferries are wheelchair accessible, though boarding ramps may vary in steepness due to tides. Please advise in Special Requirements at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.
  • Wheelchair-accessible restroom facilities are available aboard all ferries, however wheelchair tie-downs are not currently available
  • Service animals are permitted. No other animals are allowed on the island.
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Sarah S, August 2016

Angel Island is marvellous. So much history!

Reviewed by: Patricia W, July 2016

The shuttle tour is absolutely worth it! Make sure to have cash before you reach the island as the immigration station requires it. There is an ATM available, but unfortunately it was out of service on our trip.