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Golden Gate Sausalito Ferry

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Best $12 ever!

Enjoyable way to cross the bay for the views and enjoy a bit of exploring in Sausalito. My husband... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jamie K
Raleigh, North Carolina
A low cost way to see the bay

We used the ferry to return to San Francisco and appreciated the ride on a relatively flat bay. A... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Reuben M
Concord, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyable way to cross the bay for the views and enjoy a bit of exploring in Sausalito. My husband did a bike rental and biked the bridge to meet me there, while I opted for the lower-key ferry ride over. You can take bikes on...More

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We used the ferry to return to San Francisco and appreciated the ride on a relatively flat bay. A bit breezy but that just adds to the water borne experience. Beer and snacks on board if you want and we passed ay Alcatraz in close...More

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't taken the ferry in several years and I was enchanted! I got on at Pier 39 and loved the crossing over into Sausalito. Even made some new friends along the way. You can take your bike with you if you like. Many people...More

Thank Marybart
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry from San Francisco to Sausalito and back. The sun was shining, the sky was blue. It was a beautiful ride. We sat on the top poop deck and enjoyed the stunning views. It's a half hour there and a half hour...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

going to see my daughter and her fiancé...such a great trip across the bay...loved it and a perfect day!

Thank Gwen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the ferry as a pedestrian to travel from Sausalito to San Francisco. The bike queue was over an hour and a half an we waited 40 minutes as a pedestrian. There were several members of staff on hand to answer questions however we...More

1  Thank Ladybird172
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took buses from Lombard Street to Sausalito - the muni app gave misinformation about the journey but the bus drivers were so helpful. We decided to take the ferry back. The ferries are regular and cost 12.5 dollars one way, you can buy ticket...More

1  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Taken this many times. great way to tour the bay SF to Sausalito and back; great on a nice day when there is not too much fog.

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The number 28 bus takes you right up to the southern end of the gate. I then walked the length of the bridge and took the Sam route as the bike tour to Sausalito. It is not well signposted. When you getting the northern end...More

Thank JillG411
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The ferry ride from San Francisco to Sausalito makes for a nice break from all the walking and shopping. Leaving from Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, we took a round trip ride to Sausalito. Nice time on the water. Great views at the right time of...More

1  Thank jn0987
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Marcus C
22 June 2017|
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Response from lisar216 | Reviewed this property |
Eat at the Spinnaker restaurant and shop !! There is great shops!!
Barbie Taylor B
30 April 2016|
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Response from muscletongue3000 | Reviewed this property |
agreed -- purchase tickets from the vending machine before boarding the ferry -- also suggest you purchase RETURN ticket to make sure there is space for you on the return ferry you want to travel on.
Barbie Taylor B
30 April 2016|
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Response from RafaelHerthel | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barbie, To the best of my knowledge, you can only buy Ferry tickets in TVM (ticket vending machines) located at all Golden Gate Ferry Terminals according to the following hours: - Larkspur Ferry Terminal - Weekdays... More