Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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  • 1 hr

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.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Departing from Pier 43 1/2 in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, you'll sail past the San Francisco skyline and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach and San Francisco Maritime National Park.

Pass By: Fort Mason, the Great Meadow

As you head west toward the Golden Gate Bridge, cruise along Fort Mason

Pass By: Marina District

Cruise along the Marina District which was devastated in the 1989 earthquake.

Pass By: Golden Gate Bridge

Don't miss incredible photo opportunities when sailing directly under the massive 4,200-foot (1,260-meter) span of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Pass By: Marin Headlands

Steaming back into the bay, you'll travel past the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands and the legendary town of Sausalito, home to the 1960s flower generation.

Pass By: Angel Island State Park

Pass by Angel Island State Park to your left.

Pass By: Alcatraz Island

Slowly cruise around the infamous island of Alcatraz.

Pass By: San Francisco Bay Bridge

On your way back to Fisherman's Wharf, look out for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Coit Tower.

Pass By: Pier 39

After a full hour of exciting sights, the barking sea lions at Pier 39 will welcome you back to Pier 43.
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