Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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San Francisco, USA

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1 hour (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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

Overview

One hour scenic voyage - Ferry between Pier 43.5 and Fisherman’s Wharf while transiting along San Francisco’s breathtaking waterfront, passing under the Golden Gate and around Alcatraz! Learn the history of San Francisco Bay in an open-air museum setting and observe local marine life such as sea lions, pelicans, whales and more.

Don't worry about the unpredictable San Francisco weather! This is an open ticket which is valid for use on any day up until the end of the year.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Recorded commentary by audio headphones
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Reviews

Average 4.64 out of 5 stars based on 655 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

5 stars
472
4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Shanae_W, Nov 2022 Verified
The views were fantastic from the boat. It was great just being able to walk up to the boarding line.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Mauro_M, Nov 2022 Verified
It was a great trip. The check in was so easy and quick and they were very punctual when loading and arriving back. A great informative tour audio is provided as you pass by multiple landmarks. You get to take amazing pictures as you’re approaching the Golden Gate Bridge. They slow down the boat when you are close to the bridge so you can take pictures. The boat passes under the bridge and then turns around and goes around the Alcatraz island.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
stevecR9810DQ, Oct 2022 Verified
Went in a cruise of the bay, under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz. Audio commentary from the boat gave out interesting information about the surrounding buildings, wildlife and the Rock which is the island of Alcatraz. Well worth the money - would definitely recommend it.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Kimberly_W, Oct 2022 Verified
We wanted a sweet and quick tour since we were stopping over in SF on our way to Fiji and New Zealand. This tour does everything it says it does - perfect way to spend an hour and to hear some (recorded, but still good) history. Drop off and pick up right at fisherman’s wharf - go early and have some (sourdough!) breakfast at Boudin!
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Bill B, Oct 2022 Verified
Great cruise of SF bay. Great views of the Bay, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate. Tour guide narration was very good. The ship was clear and comfortable. The crew was good as well. I would do this cruise again with this company.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Gillian_F, Oct 2022 Verified
Great trip. Weather was perfect. Plenty of photo opportunities and very informative. I'd highly recommend this trip.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Shayna_A, Oct 2022 Verified
Went on this trip for my friends birthday and everyone loved it ! It’s a short but extensive boat ride. You learn alot and get some amazing views.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
SanFranFan123, Oct 2022 Verified
The duration of the tour was perfect. I loved the great views of SF attractions. Very steady ride!!!
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Krysten_C, Oct 2022 Verified
Perfect one hour tour of the bay! Gorgeous day, and great historical information about the area and the main attractions in the area. My husband and I do a lot of travel, and this was the perfect bite-sized tourist event, paired with lunch at Boudin.
Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Nadiya_F, Sep 2022 Verified
Really was worth it! We really enjoyed it! Kids were so amazed by views! Would definitely recommend!

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