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Want to experience San Francisco's must-do attraction? Take the 60-minute Golden Gate Bay Cruise and you'll see why it's the perfect introduction to San Francisco. The narrated one-hour cruise does a loop of San Francisco Bay, sailing next to Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge.
Don't worry about the unpredictable San Francisco weather! This is an open ticket which is valid for use on any day within one year of your booking date.
See multiple San Francisco attractions on this 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
Restrooms and a snack bar are on board for your convenience
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.
Red and White Fleet, 43 1/2, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Returns to original departure point
Multilingual audio-guide in 16 languages
"Straight to the gate" access
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Boat crew are trained to provide first aid and CPR support, and first aid kits are readily available on all vessels
The main deck of each vessel are fully wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
All cruise vessels offer indoor and outdoor seating, restrooms, and seasonal snack bar service.
Vessels operate on biodiesel - a renewable energy source.
The award-winning audio narration is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Mandarin, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian and Vietnamese.
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 400 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
All reviews audio tour golden gate personal audio beautiful morning san francisco skyline top deck boat ride great pictures past alcatraz weather was perfect great ride sea lions highlight of our trip well worth the money take photos fisherman's wharf headsets
We took the one hour cruise of the bay that took us under the Golden Gate bridge, around Alcatraz and Ellis Island. It was excellent. The audio commentary was excellent and informative. What a great way to see San Francisco too.
We went on this cruise because all the tours to Alcatraz were fully booked and this was as close as we would get to the island. Thankfully we had booked an afternoon cruise as the fog was still lingering. Nevertheless, the views were mostly clear...More
The Red and White fleet does a nice job of cruising under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz. The cruise ship was very clean and well maintained with a nice snack bar. The only complaint was the wind but hard to control that!
This is what I seemed to find on their website. Hopefully it helps? Bridge Cruise® are valid for any departure time within the current calendar year. For example: all tickets purchased in 2019 will expire on December 31... More
This is what I seemed to find on their website. Hopefully it helps? Bridge Cruise® are valid for any departure time within the current calendar year. For example: all tickets purchased in 2019 will expire on December 31, 2019, unless sail date for 2020 is booked.
All other tours and events need to be reserved for a specific date and time. Things happen. So should you need to reschedule your cruise with us, you can do so as a one-time courtesy up to 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure by calling (415) 673-2900 or emailing us. Any rescheduling within 48 hours of your cruise will incur a per-person fee of $20 each time. Should you miss or forego your scheduled departure, your ticket will expire and we unfortunately will be unable to reschedule you for another sailing.