San Francisco Bay Cruise

The San Francisco Bay Cruise is our most popular water tour in San Francisco. You'll get close to Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge for some amazing sights and photo opportunities.

Cruise under the Golden Gate bridge
Great views of Alcatraz and the bay
Audio commentary on the boat in various languages
Important Information
Starts at

Boat: Exact departure location (either Pier 39 or Pier 43) will be provided to you upon exchanging your voucher for the bus tour at 99 Jefferson Street (at the corner of Mason Street)


1 Hour

Box Office Hours :

approx. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm



PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current situation there is only limited space available on the boats and you will have to schedule your departure ahead of time upon redeeming your voucher at our office. Detailed information will be provided on your ticket voucher.

Know before you go

Face masks are required on board all boats for passengers 3 years old and up.

Bay Cruises are running on a flexible schedule. Customers are required to check-in at 99 Jefferson Street ahead of the tour departure in order to schedule a specific time for the Bay Cruise.


The San Francisco Bay Cruise is one of the must-do's in San Francisco. After boarding the boat tour with Blue & Gold Fleet at Pier 39 in Fisherman's Wharf, on your right will be the famous San Francisco sea lions.

Heading West towards the Pacific Ocean, there are incredible views back towards San Francisco, first of Fisherman's Wharf and Aquatic Park, and then Fort Mason, Marina District, Pacific Heights, Crissy Fields and the Presidio.

For most people the highlight, is cruising underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, an experience never to be forgotten. After views of the Pacific Ocean, Baker Beach, Seacliff and Marin County, we head back towards Alcatraz, completing a full circle of the famous prison, followed by some excellent views of the Bay Bridge, San Francisco Downtown, and the San Francisco Hills.

A Journey Along San Francisco's Historic Waterfront, experience the thrilling history of the San Francisco Bay with all the sound and glory it deserves.

Spend an hour on the water with Captain Nemo and his crew reliving 150 years of the celebrated San Francisco coast.

1-Day Hop On Hop Off City Tour
San Francisco Bay Cruise
See all major sights from land and water
US$99.99 US$89.99
US$79.99 US$69.99
San Francisco Bay Cruise
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