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Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39

Opens in 21 min: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Blue & Gold Fleet, located at PIER 39 in San Francisco, offers Bay Cruises that sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz, the Bay Area’s only high-speed thrill ride on RocketBoat, custom boat charters and scheduled ferry service to...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Embarcadero at Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
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All reviews hour cruise alcatraz island green screen top deck past alcatraz angel island minute tour different perspective boat ride sf bay bring a jacket nice tour great ride escape from alcatraz great pictures photo opportunities sea lions
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a resident of the Bay Area who prior to moving had visited multiple times as a tourist, I've had the opportunity to utilize many boat/tour and ferry services in the area. None of them quite lacked the professionalism and borderline predatory policies of Blue...More

Thank harvdogg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used this company before on my visits to SF but hadn’t done this one before They say it lasts one hour it does just about as there is only so much to see when on the tour They take you under the Golden Gate Bridge...More

Thank Dobson-Shaw
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback and potential future guests do as well. All the best, Dennis.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is terrific way to get an insight into this city from the harbour. It has clear narative to inform and the views of the Golden Gate and Alcatraz are excellent. If you only have a short time in the city then do this....More

Thank RR694
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your very kind review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The audio guide on the cruise is useless. Against the breeze and the number of tourists on board, you could hardly hear the audio guide. The cruise made a trip underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and the prion island, before turning back to the pier....More

Thank Ray X
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you could not hear the audio tour. Because of the weather it is sometimes challenging for people to hear it, so we have an option for people to listen to the audio tour from their own personal...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The rocker boat was so cool, they give you ponchos to wear Incase when the boat takes a sharp turn you get wet. It goes under bay bridge which is amazing and impressive view from the bottom to look up and you also get to...More

Thank Trip301150
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed RocketBoat and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We took the 5pm trip and the service was great and the boarding process was really simple and accessible for prams and wheelchairs. Despite it being a very foggy afternoon and quite windy it didn’t spoil the trip. The toilets were very clean and tidy...More

Thank jwork2016
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback. We appreciate your review and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

take the ferry from San Francisco across to Angel Island, great views of Alcatraz and then of San Francisco itself when your on the island. We did the central walk up the hill to the top for great 360 degree views of the bay area....More

Thank 8skylark67
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip.

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing. Great tour. Love love loved it. Staff was very friendly and welcoming. Enjoy the history that is given. Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge was awesome. Highly recommend this tour. Great pictures and views.

Thank river12wild
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

I really enjoy this afternoon bay cruise on the Blue and Gold. This was my second visit to San Francisco and like always love the weather and the city and this time I got to experience this relaxing time to cruise under the Golden Gate...More

Thank Rosavlrl
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your Bay Cruise Adventure and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Great little cruise around the bay. Cheaper than the red and white line. Dress accordingly since it is super windy out there and cold. You can hang out inside as well. Bathrooms are on board as well as snacks for a fee. Cruise to bridge,...More

Thank Jacob S
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Yes, it can be very chilly. It's best to layer when visiting anywhere in the San Francisco Bay, but particularly in San Francisco and on the Bay itself. Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback.

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Mary W
17 August 2018|
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Response from Dennis S | Property representative |
Hi there, You can make a reservation by searching for bike reservations on Google. Then if you do have a reservation, we recommend you arrive 20 – 25 minutes prior to your desired departure time. Please find and tell the... More
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Hi! We are working on the schedule now. We will have a final schedule posted by end of the week. Thank you!
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Response from ccr9217 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure. I purchased my tickets there pretty easily, in advance.
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