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San Francisco Bay Bridge to Golden Gate Bridge Cruise
Activities in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Bridge to Golden Gate Bridge Cruise

  • English English
  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Drift along San Francisco Bay on a 1.5-hour cruise and discover the imposing Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge, built just six months later, and then admire the famous Alcatraz Island and the city’s main skyscrapers.


Embark at Pier 43 ½, in the center of Fisherman’s Wharf, and relax on a 1.5-hour cruise along the picturesque San Francisco Bay.

Travel past North Beach, Hide Street Pier, San Francisco Maritime National Park, Fort Mason and Marina District, areas which were devastated during the 1989 earthquake. Next, you will see Crissy Fields and The Presidio, a former U.S Army fort which was reconstructed into a charming park.

One of the highlights of the tour is when you sail under the massive Golden Gate Bridge, one of the most famous suspension bridges in the world, which stands 227 meters high.

Return to San Francisco Bay and admire the wild Marin Headlands and sail around the small Alcatraz Island, one of the most famous prisons in the world.

The cruise continues towards Treasure Island and beneath the colossal Bay Bridge, which connects San Francisco and Oakland. Admire San Francisco’s skyline and detect the city’s main buildings, including Coit Tower, Ferry Building, Transamerica Pyramid, AT&T Park (home of the Giants Baseball team) and the Palace of Fine Arts, among many others.

After a one and a half hour cruise, head back to Pier 43 ½.  

The boat

All boats have seats outside and inside, toilets, a full bar with beverages and snacks and an audio guide in English and sixteen other languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.

Open-ended ticket

Although you are asked to pick a time and date when you book your ticket, you can use it on the day you choose or during the following 15 days.    

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Adults Children 5-17 years old Children under 5
1.5-Hour Cruise
US$ 44
US$ 32

1.5-Hour Cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 44
  • Children 5-17 years old

    US$ 32
  • Children under 5


More Information


1 hour 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.


90 minute cruise.

Individual headset with prerecorded commentary in English and 16 other languages.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (10:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 44
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman's Wharf.


Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.