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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

  • See multiple San Francisco attractions on this 1-hour Golden Gate cruise
  • San Francisco Bay cruise tickets are valid up to one year after booking 
  • Enjoy views from either the outdoor deck or the indoor lounge area
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
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It can be challenging to see top San Francisco sights in one day. This San Francisco Bay cruise from Fisherman's Wharf lets you see top attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, and Sausalito from the water in a short amount of time. The open ticket can be used within a year of purchase, allowing you flexibility, especially with multiple departures per day.
What to Expect
For this San Francisco Bay cruise, use your ticket up to one year after booking. Plan a time to go during a visit to the city when the weather is best, or save it for a spontaneous cruise.
Meet at Fisherman’s Wharf at Pier 43 to board your boat for a voyage across the bay.
As you go, listen to the audio commentary that fills you in on landmarks and San Francisco history. Catch sight of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and even Angel Island. Your cruise heads out to Sausalito and then back.
Your boat ride ends back at Pier 43 at Fisherman’s Wharf.
Reviews (422)
1 - 5 of 67 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Excellent City Views

This was a terrific way to see San Fransisco for the first time. I would also recommend to listen to the captain and go see the Coit Tower.

Thank DayTrip310128
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great deal and fun

This was a great deal and a quick way to see GG bridge, Alcatraz, and the bay. My daughter loved it too, she's 12. It was SUPER windy and a bit cold for us, but there are indoor options in addition to the deck outside.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tbordenet
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Experience

The whole family had fun and enjoyed the beautiful morning cruise. The kids found the audio tour interesting and informative which is a bonus. The whole experience was better than expected.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank denistsai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Informative and Fun

The hour went by fast. The boat goes under Golden Gate and swings back to pier. You get great views and super close up on alcatraz. The audio was interesting too. Well worth it!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank lavi-tom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nice early morning bay cruise

It was a beautiful morning so we decided to take the 10 am bay cruise. Very nice trip especially going under the Golden Gate Bridge. They do provide headphones and audio in several different languages but we passed on the audio to just soak it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank natslive
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March 22, 2019|
Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
For the current schedule you can look on the website for Red & White Cruises San Francisco, as their schedules are for each season of the year and are different for each season. Tks
Francisco R
March 9, 2019|
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Response from AJWLondon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you're not going to see much if the fog has come in. But the big problem is that the audio is not only very out of date but the sound system isn't good - I'd find a different provider
Angela T
August 5, 2018|
Response from RayndPat | Reviewed this property |
I saw no indication that this would be the case.