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Bay Voyager

Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
+1 510-542-4200
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US$ 139.50*
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Alcatraz and San Francisco Bay Sightseeing Boat Tour
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San Francisco Bay Sightseeing Boat Tour
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US$ 55.00*
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Early Bird 45-Minute Golden Gate Bridge Boat Tour
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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 5 days ago

I've taken this tour more than once and am ready to go again as soon as the next visitor comes to town. The suits make it comfortable and warm. The guide is friendly and really knows the Bay Area because he's a native. The boat...More

Thank Isabel R
143charles, Owner at Bay Voyager, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Isabel, It's a pleasure to have you as our guest again! As you can see, the bay is always different and always beautiful. Thank you again and we hope to see you in the future! Capt. Charles

Reviewed 5 days ago


Thank Andy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about Cap. Charles!! He made my first trip to San Fransisco alot of fun! Super knowledgeable, fun, outgoing and most of all you can see he cares about this town and the people. We really liked that! On behalf on Nancy...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time on the 4pm tour around the bay, very knowledgeable and entertaining, as well as fast and fun. We got to see parts of the bay usually 'out of range' of other tour groups, which was really special. Loved seeing the birds...More

Thank Castle_crazy_woman
Reviewed 1 week ago

safe , informative and entertaining . quick from spot to spot on the bay . great experience. i would return without hesitation . how bad can a boat be in slip #1 at pier 39 dock c ?

Thank Iamcaleb11
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was by far the best thing we did in California. So much fun and great pics were taking. Up and close with sea lions, underneath the golden gate bridge.. Charles takes photos of you and uploads them for free to his facebook page....More

Thank Krissystar123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable riding boat and a great way to tour SF Bay. Competent and friendly Captain. I being a native of SF Bay Area enjoyed it as it was a tour unlike any other on the Bay before now. It was great meeting you Captain...More

1  Thank Sue A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bay Voyager is a wonderful way to see the San Francisco Bay from the water. Captain Charles provides interesting historical facts throughout the trip and the boat’s speed over both smooth water and some swells makes the trip truly exhilarating! The other family that...More

1  Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eight of us from Ohio enjoyed this excursion last week while vising San Francisco. What a fantastic time we had!! Captain Charles is a wonderful tour guide, taking us to see so much of the awesome views in San Fran by water. We stopped many...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic way to see San Francisco Bay and all the amazing sights that can be found there! Had done several "standard" bay cruises on the Blue and White Line, and wanted to gain a fresh perspective on this oft-taken journey. This is definitely the best...More

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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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1,478 reviews
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Jack Early Park
12 reviews
.37 km away
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13 November 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