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San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

  • Get unobstructed views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and city skyline 
  • Learn about the San Francisco Bay Area’s ecosystem and history
  • Look for sea lions, seals, and dolphins in the bay
San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise
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Take in sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay Area from the water during a 1.5-hour sailboat cruise that departs from San Francisco. Your catamaran sails past Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, the waterfront town of Sausalito, and other landmarks, offering prime photo ops of the region. Hear commentary about the sights from the captain, and you can even lend a hand with the steering if you like.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the Embarcadero to board with the 55- or 65-foot (17- or 20-meter) catamaran for your sailing cruise.

After a safety briefing, your captain steers the boat out of the marina and into the open waters of the San Francisco Bay. Get great photo ops as you pass close to Alcatraz, Fort Point, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Sausalito, and other landmarks around the bay.

Look for sea lions and dolphins as your boat sails close to the Pacific Ocean, and hear commentary from your captain about the history and wildlife of the bay. 

Have the option stay warm and dry in the catamaran’s protected interior; or take a seat on the trampoline net for a taste of the salty ocean breeze. Bring warm layers for the cooler temperatures on the water.

Snacks, wine, beer, or soft drinks can be purchased from the onboard bar. Your tour ends after 1.5 hours with return to the marina in San Francisco.
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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Loved the Adventure Cat cruise

I highly recommend this tour! The crew members are friendly. Wear layers because it gets very windy and chilly on the boat.

Thank carolinedI4006WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful experience. Take warm clothing just in case

We landed in SFO and headed straight to the wharf to catch this excursion. It was a beautiful sunny day but once out on the boat it was still really cold. We had layers on and they offer parkas for you to wear but we...More

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The most gorgeous way to see the Bay

It was one of the best boat trips we've ever done. Hans and his crew are super friendly and inviting. We had the most gorgeous sunny day and we can not say enough positive things about the experience. The boat is pretty big and we...More

Thank Knina23
Reviewed 11 April 2018
Beautiful sail on the Bay

Can't say enough about this trip. The crew was pleasant and personable. It was a beautiful day and a great way to experience the Bay.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing views, great experience!

Can not say enough positive things about this experience, the views of Alcatraz and the GG were amazing. All crew members were very friendly and helpful. My favorite aspect of the trip though was that it didn’t drag on. The timing was perfect, all around...More

Thank Ian S
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