Tours & activities by JRL Enterprises from Viator

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 25 - 60 minutes
From USD $11.50

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Hop aboard the ferry for a trip from San Francisco to Sausalito or Tiburon. This one-way or round-trip ferry service takes you across San Francisco Bay with beautiful views of the city skyline, Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge. In the charming bayside city of Sausalito or Tiburon, explore narrow streets filled with boutiques, galleries and museums at your leisure, and enjoy a meal (own expense) at a waterfront restaurant offering unbeatable views of the surrounding Bay Area. This is a great way to maximize your stay in San Francisco, and makes for a romantic getaway or a fun day trip with family and friends.


  • 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 in San Francisco, board a ferry and relax on the ride along San Francisco Bay to your choice of Sausalito or Tiburon. 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. After exploring Sausalito or Tiburon at your own leisure and expense, choose from multiple ferry departure times to return to San Francisco.
SausalitoThis quaint, charming bayside city tucked among the Marin County hills features a variety of art galleries, boutiques, specialty shops and fine dining. You’ll be greeted by the Elephant Light Standards, a pair of concrete elephants flanking the entrance to Vina Del Mar Park which have come to be a symbol of Sausalito.
Take time to meander through the narrow streets at your own pace and enjoy views of the San Francisco skyline. Check out the Bay Model Visitor Center, visit the Bay Area Discovery Museum, rent a kayak, go hiking or biking, or tour the houseboats and marinas.
TiburonOriginally named Punta de Tiburon (Point of Sharks) by Spanish explorers in the 1800s, this historic railroad town feels like a quaint, romantic New England fishing village with a modern flair.
Tiburon’s classic, chic Main Street offers a slew of galleries and antique, wine and specialty shops. Bring your bike for a leisurely tour of the shoreline paths or challenge yourself to a hike up Mt Tamalpais.
Enjoy a lovely meal (own expense) at a casual outdoor café or high-end waterfront restaurant offering spectacular views of San Francisco. Check out the Railroad Ferry Museum, visit Old St Hilary’s – a restored Gothic church overlooking the bay – or explore the Tiburon Uplands Nature Preserve or Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary.

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Ferry terminal in San Francisco, Sausalito or Tiburon
Departure Time:
SausalitoMon - Fri
11:20am, 12:35pm, 1:45pm from San Francisco
10:50am, 1:05pm, 2:55pm, 8:20pm* from Sausalito

Sat, Sun & holidays9:45am, 11:35am, 2pm, 3:35pm, 5:30pm** from San Francisco10:55am, 12:10pm, 3pm, 4:55pm, 6:05pm** from Sausalito

TiburonMon - Fri
9:45am, 11am, 12:20pm, 1:50pm; 4:10pm from San Francisco10:30am, 11:50am, 1:10pm, 2:35pm, 8pm from Tiburon

Sat, Sun & holidays
9:45am, 11:35am, 2:05pm, 3:35pm, 5:30pm* from San Francisco
10:30am, 12:40pm, 2:35pm, 4:35pm, 6:30pm* from Tiburon
25 - 60 minutes

Pricing information

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One-way Service, Tiburon
Code: OWT

One-way ferry service from either San Francisco to Tiburon or Tiburon to San Francisco

USD $11.50
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One-way Service, Sausalito
Code: OWS

One-way ferry service from either San Francisco to Sausalito or Sausalito to San Francisco

USD $11.50
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Round-trip Service, Tiburon
Code: RTT

Round-trip ferry service between ports: San Francisco to Tiburon or Tiburon to San Francisco

USD $23.00
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Round-trip Service, Sausalito
Code: RTS

Round-trip ferry service between ports: San Francisco to Sausalito or Sausalito to San Francisco

USD $23.00
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San Francisco Ferry: Sausalito or Tiburon

Ferry Service to Tiburon

  • One-way or round-trip ferry service from San Francisco to Sausalito or Tiburon (depending on option selected)
  • Embarkation fee
  • Fuel surcharge
  • 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
  • Animals are permitted on the ferries but must be leashed at all times. Owners remain wholly responsible for their animals.
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

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: michael r, July 2016

My trip to Sausalito was perfect, had lunch at Spinnaker restaurant which was excellent and ferry was very well organised.

Reviewed by: gypsiepipsy, April 2015

Great. Do not go on a weekend.