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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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Absolutely fantastic!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Burien, Washington
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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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New York City, New York
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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Aubrey, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Bacliff, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It was a great day sail on SF Bay, 1.5 hours long. We went around Alcatraz and then under the Golden Gate Bridge. The crew was super nice and they had $7 cold bottle beer. Pick a clear day and bring a jacket.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

...those were the exact words of our 18 year old son after the skipper allowed him to take the wheel of the catamaran for a few minutes on San Francisco bay. This was typical of the crew on the Adventure Cat - all worked hard to make us feel at home and ensure that we had a wonderful time. This... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We didn't have the time to go to Alcatraz, but we wanted to see it and San Francisco by sea. The captains were fantastic. A couple of drinks and a Snack Bar (including Brie Cheese) were included. I've seen many sunsets, but the view of the Sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge was absolutely unforgettable. The atmosphere was such that... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were in San Francisco visiting our son and happened to see the Adventure Cat dock on Pier 39 and called the number + booked the tour, it was well worth every penny! This is a sailboat, so not your typical tour boat and the experience was awesome! The staff were great, they pre-warned people that were sitting in areas... More 

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