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“Ferry boat to SF Giants game”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Golden Gate Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Larkspur
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Fairfax, California
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Ferry boat to SF Giants game”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

Best way to travel to a game. My son loved his first ferry boat ride. It was supposedly a sold out ferry, but there was actually enough room standby for my husband and son to go. The staff was really sweet and helpful.

Visited September 2012
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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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“Great way to get to SF”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

We walked to the Larkspur ferry from our RV park in Greenbrae. The journey on the ferry trip was as much an enjoyable part of the trip as San Francisco itself. Beautiful views and a quick trip.

Visited September 2012
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Brentwood, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Prompt, efficient and clean”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

My first ferry experience -- I was a little hesitant as I was solo. However, I looked up the schedules online before and arrived about 15 minutes early. Tickets are easily purchased from the kiosk, and because I traveled mid-day, the ferries were never crowded. You have your choice of indoor or outdoor seating -- outdoor gets a bit windy but is best for views.

Visited August 2012
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Irvine, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect alternative to driving...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

Take the ferry. It was $19 roundtrip for adults. Well worth it. You don't have to fight the rush hour traffic. Just sit back and relax. Restrooms on board, snack bar and the view. After a long day visiting San Francisco, it was a welcome relief to just sit with your feet up and take in the view. Very punctual and quick - 30 minutes to cross the bay. The staff was polite and pleasant. From Larkspur it takes you to the Ferry Building where there a shops and dining.

Visited August 2012
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“Convenient and amazing views!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

We used this service for 4 days going into SF! It was brilliant value (with Cooper card) and prompt and easy departures! We would have liked maybe more ferries on the weekend, like they have on the weekdays, but it didn't affect us too much! It only took 30 mins and took us past Angel island, Alcatraz and Golden Gate bridge which was lovely to see everyday!

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