1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour

10 Reviews | San Francisco, USA

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Face masks provided for travelers
Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience


For a relaxing afternoon on the water, hop aboard the Privateer, a truly traditional sailboat, for a semi-private 90-minute cruise of the bay, complete with beer and wine. This double-masted, teak-decked, bronze-fitted beauty holds more than 28 passengers but is limited to just 16 during the pandemic so you'll get plenty of personal attention from the skilled and friendly crew as the Privateer glides over to Alcatraz and Angel Island, passes by charming and picturesque Sausalito, parallels the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge and sails past the famous San Francisco skyline on its way back to Pier 39.


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free drinks included
  • Family friendly
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors



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Average 4.80 out of 5 stars based on 10 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Natasha, Jul 2020 Verified
It was a gorgeous day, beautiful scenery and a funny crew ! We had a blast and would totally go again
Eddie, Jul 2020 Verified
Excellent experience! The captain and first mate were outstanding. Wear a heavy jacket as it gets very chilly. Beautiful views of Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, and SF Skyline.
David J, Feb 2020 Verified
Well worth your time on a busy site seeing schedule. This 90 minutes tour includes canned beer and white wine. Being on the water is peaceful and serene.
Brian W, Feb 2020 Verified
This was a perfect trip. Our Captain and first mate were super nice and the sailing was equally nice. Well worth the price !
Christina T, Aug 2019 Verified
Third time with this sailing company in five years with different friends visiting the SF. Same captain but different fist mate. Each time I felt safe and had a wonderful time taking in the views. Well worth the money and time.
Carli R, May 2019 Verified

Our guides were knowledgeable and fun. The views were amazing and the tour was a great amount of time. The tour boat wasn’t very full so we got to move around a lot, and this definitely was a great use of money!

diana e, Apr 2019 Verified
Captain and first mate were terrific. SF weather was also great. 90 minutes on the bay once around Alcatraz and back to port. we had a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge and a shorter glimpse of the Richmond San Raphael Bridge. evidently not enough wind so Captain did keep motor going for a lot of the sail. Lovely way to get a spectacular view of SF.
Robert S, Aug 2018 Verified
The boat crew were very accommodating to myself and 4 kids. When it got a little chilly in the bay, they provided us with heavy jacket which allowed everyone to stay warm and enjoy the ride. Thanks again!
Daniel, Jul 2020 Verified
Very nice ... a wonderful way to see Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge and the bay. Relaxing and peaceful.
Margaret T, Aug 2019 Verified
I enjoyed the boat ride in the Bay.I would suggest that they make sure everyone wears a life preserver vest and not just show that they are on board! Seating did not help anchor you in place as sailboat tipped one way or other. Offering a drink is counter intuitive when you need both hands to hang on boat railings.I have never been on a sailboat before and loved the excursion and the views, but considering how choppy the Bay area is even on a calm day, I think you need to make sure passengers are safe and secure in their ride.It was just a boat ride on a sailboat, I thought they would have done touristy type comments as we passed buildings, etc..

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