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Adventure Cat Sailing Charters

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Address: Pier 39, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415.777.1630
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Really a wonderful and affordable experience

We had that trip as a team building event at a very affordable price (about 50$). Book in advance to be sure you get place on the boat. We were with about 20 people on the boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A really enjoyable afternoon out on the Bay, with stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco from a distance. We also saw porpoises alongside the boat just as we pass the Golden Gate, which was a very welcome surprise! Good on-board bar too. Be sure to wrap up warm though - it gets chilly out on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We went out on the 3:00 pm sailing and it was amazing! With only 10 other passengers on board we had a very nice time with lots of room to spread out. This was their slower season and heard they could have up to 40 people on the boat at a time so we were certainly happy for a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We had that trip as a team building event at a very affordable price (about 50$). Book in advance to be sure you get place on the boat. We were with about 20 people on the boat, which gave us all the freedom to move around and not being packed. We opted for the sunset version in October: it gives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed immensely the cruise in the bay recently (late afternoon on April 23, 2015). We sailed around Alcatraz island and then under the Golden Gate Bridge. It was very windy on this day but the boat was fast and steady. Captain Tony was very expert and obviously loves to sail. And crew member, Nancy, was very... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

If you love the water, this is the tour for you. An hour and a half of SAILING from Pier 39, out toward Saucilito, around Alcatraz, under the Golden Gate Bridge and back. No prerecoded tour script, just two guys sailing and answering any questions you have. I helped raise the main sail and got to steer the boat for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I thought it would be fun to cruise the bay on our recent trip to San Francisco. However, I wasn't interested in one of the huge, noisy tourist boats. Discovered Adventure Cat and I'm so glad I did! We were 2 of about 30 on this wonderful catamaran. We circled Alcatraz and then headed for the Golden Gate Bridge. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Instead of opting for a boat tour which chugs along with a hundred or so on board, or the rocket-fast boat tours which are more amusement park rides than boat trips, opt for Adventure Cat Sailing Charters. Leaving from Pier 39, it's 90 minutes of catamaran sailing along the city coastline, circling Alcatraz, under the Golden Gate and back. Since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The settings is fantastic, the 360 degree views area stunning. The crew make this an absolutely wonderful Trip. Just do it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best Day Ever said my 12 year old as we walked away from the dock. She and my 16 year old helped hoist the sail at the beginning of our trip. About 12 of us took the hour and a half trip under the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz, and back. We got a stellar view of the bridge, saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you don't book this this you're missing out. Out of everything my wife and I did this was by far the most enjoyable and romantic thing we did. Not a ton of people on board, crew is EXCELLENT and views amazing, Thanks Adventure Cat Captain and crew

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