Marvel at San Francisco’s skyline from the water, sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz Island on a one-hour Golden Gate Bay cruise. No visit to San Francisco is complete without this boat tour!
Depart from Pier 43 ½, in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, on a comfortable open-top boat. The boat will head west, past North Beach, Hyde Street Pier and San Francisco Maritime National Park.
Drift towards the majestic Golden Gate Bridge and admire Fort Mason, a former army post, and the elegant Marina District, which was gravely damaged by an earthquake in 1989. Enjoy the views of Crissy Field and The Presidio, a charming national park.
Sail under the imposing Golden Gate Bridge, an incredible structure standing 227 meters high and 1.6 km long. It is even more spectacular from the water!
Head back to San Francisco Bay and view the hilly Marin Headlands, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the pretty city of Sausalito. You will travel past Angel Island State on your left and sail around the world-famous Alcatraz Island. On your way back to Fisherman’s Wharf, admire the stunning skyline of San Francisco.
After a one-hour cruise, you will disembark at Pier 43 ½. If you still haven’t seen the sea lions living on Fisherman's Wharf up close, now is the opportunity!
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.
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.
|Adults||Children 5-17 years old||Children under 5|
Children 5-17 years oldUS$ 25
Children under 5Free
* The price varies based on the chosen date
The tour includes audio commentary in English.
One hour cruise along San Francisco Bay.
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.
Pier 43 ½, Fisherman's Wharf.