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Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39

Address: The Embarcadero at Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: 415 705 8200
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Ranked #151 of 458 Activities in San Francisco
Owner description: Blue & Gold Fleet, located at PIER 39 in San Francisco, offers Bay...
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Blue & Gold Fleet, located at PIER 39 in San Francisco, offers Bay Cruises that sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz, the Bay Area’s only high-speed thrill ride on RocketBoat, custom boat charters and scheduled ferry service to Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Vallejo, Alameda/Oakland, Harbor Bay and South San Francisco.
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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
35 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had initially planned to take the last tour of the day, but it was cancelled due to gale force winds so we took the first tour the next morning. I would recommend a really good jacket and gloves with sunglasses on a sunny winter day as it can get cold and the glare can be a bit troublesome, due... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I booked the 1,5 hour boat trip which takes you to the world famous bridge. We even went under it and i took a selfie in that moment. I loved it. Also great opportunity to catch the prison from outside and look back to San Francisco from the boat. English guide speech was playing from the laud speaker. I enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

lots of restaurants and it's very difficult to choose where you want to dine out. lots of attractions, lots of people. i so love the place and i would like to go back there.

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Salvador, BA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you buy the journey to Alcatraz you will not see nothing new on that trip. It goes below the Golden Gate and return crossing Alcatraz. If you pay for Alcatraz you will see everything equal.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This trip was quick but totally worth while, in an hour we saw Alcatraz Island some great views of San fransisco and the Golden Gate Bridge sailing underneath it before returning back to the bay

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Mexico City, Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We booked the ferry from PIER 39 to Sausalito with them and it was a comfortable short ride. It left on time, the boat was OK (a bit old) and if you buy your round trip you can take which ever ferry back. If you have a bike, you can take it with you.

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Aukra Municipality, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We booked this tour on a really windy day and that turned out to be one of the most exciting things in San Francisco. View of the bay was breathtaking. It's worth every penny. Tours like these really add another dimension to the city.

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was an excellent rest stop during a long day in SF. We were able to sit down and enjoy some beautiful views in the middle of a hectic day of shopping and sight seeing. The tour was also very informative, love hearing about the history of the area.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Did an hour long tour of the bay, past Alcatraz, and under the Golden Gate Bridge on our first day in SF. This is just a great way to get acclimated. Bring a light jacket and sit back, or walk around the ship, and enjoy the audio tour. It was a clear day and we got some really great pictures... More 

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you are going to Sausalito, this is the most fun way to get there. The Blue & Gold ferry operates a safe boat trip across the bay to a few different locations including direct to and from Sausalito. This gives you some spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, ALcatraz Island, San Francisco skyline, and the birds... More 

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