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Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: 415 435 1915
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The largest island in San Francisco Bay features magnificent views of Marin...

The largest island in San Francisco Bay features magnificent views of Marin County and San Francisco, while offering a wide variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Self-Flying Tour of San Francisco Bay with 1 Passenger from San Carlos
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San Francisco Ferry: Angel Island
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We took a boat ride to Angel Island. We heard a lot of history which was new to us, as we did not know anything about the island. Greg was our tram driver and guide. He was very... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took a boat ride to Angel Island. We heard a lot of history which was new to us, as we did not know anything about the island. Greg was our tram driver and guide. He was very informative and friendly. He did a fantastic job! We really enjoyed our visit.

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Thank Jim Y
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

you get there by ferry, which is way cool. there are several hiking trails from easy to a stiff climb. views are spectacular. good vendors for food, bicycle rentals, etc.

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Thank kurt3650
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ferry ride from Tiburon is 15 mins and the fair includes the park entrance fee. You can also park at the BofA lot for $5 (we were there on a Sunday). The last ferry back is 5:45. There is bike rental there or you can take your bike. Tiburon ferry is cash only. There is small store and restaurant... More 

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Thank Laaya K
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Angel Island as part of an Alcatraz tour and we were very impressed with the tram tour which took you around the island and provided the history of this unique island.

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Thank Carolyn S
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took the Blue and Gold ferry from the Embarcadero to Angel Island which is a very scenic but quick trip. On the island I took the tram trip around the island and would highly recommend doing this. It takes you completely around the island which gives you fantastic views. Our tour guide, Greg, was great. He made the tour... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family are immigrants, my mother from the Philippines, but after visiting Angel Island, I'm grateful she did not have to withstand the racism and suffering so many did. You feel the waves of emotions as you walk through the immigration center, look out over the Bay, realize that families were trapped here, for some women, up to two years.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day walking the perimeter road with stops for our backpack snacks. A beautiful place, we took about 3.5 hours to make the lap around the island.

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Thank Keith R
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day excursion. Beautiful spot in San Francisco Bay. Interesting historical sites on the island like the immigration center. The park and infrastructure was a bit run down. Poor trail maintenance with tree blow downs blocking trails. The weakest part was the lack of important trail signs at many locations and there were no trail maps available. Luckily we... More 

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Naperville, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat ride was about 40 minutes from the Fisherman’s wharf. Away from the busy downtown and noise, this place is like a paradise. My heart felt peaceful and calm from the minute I arrived on the island. There are no car noise, pollution, only beautiful ocean, sailboats and gorgeous view across the bay. The island is surrounded by the... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the boat ride from SF's Pier 41, Blue & Gold Fleet and enjoyed our tram ride and lunch. Next time, we will try hiking or renting a bike.

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