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For this San Francisco Bay cruise, use your ticket up to one year after booking. Plan a time to go during a visit to the city when the weather is best, or save it for a spontaneous cruise.

Meet at Fisherman’s Wharf at Pier 43 to board your boat for a voyage across the bay.

As you go, listen to the audio commentary that fills you in on landmarks and San Francisco history. Catch sight of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and even Angel Island. Your cruise heads out to Sausalito and then back.

Your boat ride ends back at Pier 43 at Fisherman’s Wharf.

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It can be challenging to see top San Francisco sights in one day. This San Francisco Bay cruise from Fisherman's Wharf lets you see top attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, and Sausalito from the water in a short amount of time. The open ticket can be used within a year of purchase, allowing you flexibility, especially with multiple departures per day.
  • See multiple San Francisco attractions on this 1-hour Golden Gate cruise
  • San Francisco Bay cruise tickets are valid up to one year after booking 
  • Enjoy views from either the outdoor deck or the indoor lounge area
  • Restrooms and a snack bar are on board for your convenience
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Reviewed yesterday
Not really anything special.

Not really anything special. My Filipino carer very much wanted this cruise and took many photographs.The organisation was very good and I received great help as I am mobility handicapped.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very nice views of the city, bridge & Alcatraz

The bay cruise is the best way to get amazing photos while cruising under the bridge. All of the staff members were friendly and helpful. The boat was clean and has a snack bar. Nice close-up views of Alcatraz. The audio did a great job...More

4  Thank Kandi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
So worth the money!

My husband and I took the Golden Gate Bay Cruise which takes you underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz island. It was well worth the money, very well organized with narrated headphones and awesome views. We even saw dolphins in the San Francisco...More

3  Thank CraigSabine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the experience of going on the Golden Gate Bay Cruise and seeing the Golden Gate Bridge from under it, along with the surrounding areas. It's not necessarily a must see but it's okay to do if you have the extra time on your...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Absolutely a Must Do activity.

My first cruise around San Francisco Bay and I am glad that I joined this cruise. (And I have been to San Francisco more than 5 times but all on land view point) Nice scenery and Excellent audio commentary on San Francisco history and basic...More

3  Thank Rick C
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Angela T
6 August 2018|
Response from RayndPat | Reviewed this property |
I saw no indication that this would be the case.
7 May 2018|
Response from sydette2016 | Reviewed this property |
I took a day cruise. Don't know about the evening cruise. I don't think your allowed to bring your own wine on board. The board was not over crowded. Plenty of room. Have fun.
Georgia J
12 April 2018|
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Response from sydette2016 | Reviewed this property |
You might enjoy the cruise and tour to Alcatraz. It's very interesting. The two hour day cruise passes by it.
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