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San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure

Highlights
  • Cruise across the San Francisco Bay and see the area’s waterfront landmarks
  • Learn about Bay Area history with an informative audio tour
  • Enjoy food and drinks, available for purchase on board
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San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure
From US$33,00
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San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure
US$33,00
Overview
Experience several of the San Francisco Bay’s most beloved landmarks on a brief but memorable cruise. See the Golden Gate, the notorious former prison, Alcatraz, San Francisco’s dazzling skyline, and what was once the Ellis Island of the west—the immigration checkpoint-turned-state park, Angel Island. Enjoy a pleasant outing on the water while listening to an informative audio tour.
What to Expect
Board your boat at San Francisco’s Pier 39. Then, check out the barking sea lions and San Francisco’s historic waterfront as the cruise gets underway. Log on to your WiFi-enabled personal device for an audio tour and learn about ‘The Rock,’ as Alcatraz was once known, and the infamous prisoners it once housed: Al Capone, Robert Stroud—AKA ‘The Birdman of Alcatraz’—and Frank Morris, one of three inmates to escape the island and never be found.

Snap pictures of the west’s most iconic bridge as you journey beneath it and admire the zig-zagging hills of Angel Island, the former checkpoint that processed hundreds of thousands of mostly Chinese immigrants. The island—the Bay’s largest—is now a state park and wildlife preserve popular with hikers and boaters. If desired, purchase food and drink on board.
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1 - 5 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Quality Enterntainment Even on a Busy Day

This is the second time I've ridden with Blue&Gold. Went to Alcatraz with them 15 years ago. Great boats and crew. Good tour of the bay including going under The Golden Gate Bridge and slow circle around Alcatraz. Walked up to the kiosk at Pier...More

Thank My_name_is_Paesan
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your very kind and detailed review. We really appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bay Cruise - lots of info for new visitors

If you are in San Francisco and want to take a relaxing cruise on the Bay, this is a good option. There is a pre-recorded commentary that plays during the cruise so you’ll get a lot of history along with information on what you are...More

Thank Diane W
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review here. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your ride. We hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun trip, bring a jacket no matter how warm it is

This was a fun, inexpensive trip. The bay cruise was about $30 and it lasted about an hour. That amount of time was perfect. We cruised out to the Golden Gate. On the way we saw the seals at Pier 39 and lots of sea...More

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

Thank you for your very kind review. We really appreciate your feedback and are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great fun, huge and surprising swell on the Bay

My family of 4 (two teenagers, 16 and 18) did this Bay Tour as part of our CityPass tickets. We had already cycled the Golden Gate Bridge and seen it from Presido Park on foot, so it seemed a nice idea to also see it...More

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

Thank you for your very kind and detailed review. We really appreciate the time you took to provide your perspective on the Bay Cruise Adventure. We're happy to hear the choppy waters were a blast for you and we hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Northern California vacation-this was excellent

Took the one hour cruise. First, buying the tickets the employees were very helpful. Directed me to the kiosk that accepts credit cards only. Gave me the senior fare and walk me through the procedure. Cruise was excellent for one hour. There was enough room...More

Thank NSF4040
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind recommendation. We appreciate your feedback and are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis

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