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Bay Voyager

Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
+1 510-542-4200
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Bay Voyager is happy to announce the opening of our new location at Pier 39 in San Francisco! The range of tours offered by Bay Voyager include viewing historic ships, visiting former mooring sites of abandoned gold rush ships, and experiencing active estuaries populated by cargo ships and tug boats. You’ll see the San Francisco waterfront, cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz, Under the Bay Bridge to the Port of Oakland, past AT&T Park (Home to the San Francisco Giants) and Back to Pier 39. While Bay Voyager does have specific routes, deviation is an integral part of the experience, making each adventure an engaging and exhilarating encounter.According to owner and captain, Charles Jennings, “we feel there is a need to provide more intimate and individualized tours that travel closer and give more in depth guided tours. By being in a small and agile vessel, guests can have an up close and personal adventure while traveling to all corners of the always-fascinating bay.”
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Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 510-542-4200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The bay voyager tour with captain Charles is essential to any San Francisco visit. His tour of the bay was amazing and took us closer to the landmarks than any of the bigger boats could. Zooming over the waves was also a lot of fun!...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great sites, lots of fun. Captain Charles is full of wonderful stories and history. The sea lions were really strutting their stuff.

Thank Sheree R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain Charles certainly knows the bay! His guide during the tour was very informative and also highly entertaining. Organising a whale sighting especially for us was far and away above what we expected from the ticket price ;-) A great trip, highly recommended!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Capt. Charles runs an excellent tour - we had an amazing time. At the end, when asked what our favourite part of the tour was, we genuinely couldn't answer as it was all brilliant! Highlights of the trip/experience with Bay Voyager below: - Great communication...More

Thank Sheena C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was not convinced this would be fun, given the weather. But Capt. Charles provides all the gear you need to stay warm and dry. We really liked all the information about the area, and the sites were wonderful even in the fog. Enjoyed the...More

Thank HoustonCouchPotatoes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Charles took us on a superb trip around the bay. Safe, lots of fascinating local knowledge, spectacular views, fab boat. Best part of our holiday so far. Lucky to see whales, dolphins and harbour seals. What a trip! 10 out of 5!

Thank mslade53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an awesome trip, approaching the Golden Gate Bridge in the fog and stopping right underneath to hear the creaking as the cars pass over head! Brilliant. Our host, Chuck, was so good, our friends from England thought that he was the perfect mix...More

Thank Mert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband took me on the Bay Voyager for my birthday. We are new residents of San Francisco and it was AWESOME! I learned so much about the Bay Area and its history from Captain Mike! And we saw SO MANY WHALES! We were told...More

Thank Carlye813
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 90 minute trip round the bay. Our skipper, Mike, was great. Very good info on the different parts of the bay, and with humour thrown in. The boat is fast and we got to see pretty much all of the bay (including...More

Thank WolveyGeordie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charles was a great guide. We had two families , 11 people total, ages 8-50. Everyone had a great time. We loved the history , the wildlife, and the views. Highly recommend.

Thank Robert C
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone
at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth
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November 13, 2016|
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Response from 143charles | Property representative |
As much as I would love to have a baby on board, 11 months is way to young. The minimum age is 4. It used to be 5 but I have not had any issues with 4 year old except they sometimes fall asleep. Thank you and I hope to have... More