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City by the Bay Cruise

by Blue & Gold Fleet Duration 1h Features animals Nonrefundable No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $33

Spend an hour cruising along San Francisco’s historic waterfront, hearing tales of the Gold Rush era in Fisherman’s Wharf and passing beneath the bright golden span of the Golden Gate Bridge. Listen to engaging audio commentary as you take in the unobstructed views from outdoor or indoor decks.

Make your way to Fisherman’s Wharf and step aboard your comfortable sightseeing cruise ship. Grab a seat inside or out on the open deck and tune into a Wi-Fi audio tour as the crew throws off the mooring lines and sets sail onto the bay. See the bobbing yachts in the Marina District as you motor along past Crissy Field and the Palace of Fine Arts, and be sure to snap a photo out on the deck as you cruise under the Golden Gate.

As you head past Alcatraz’s rocky shores, listen to tales of this island prison’s most notorious former inmates. Hear about San Francisco’s early days as the Barbary Coast as you head back toward PIER 39, and watch for the neighborhood’s resident sea lion colony before pulling back up to the dock.

For Bay Cruises, the departure schedule is as follows:

October 29 - April 28, 2019

Monday - Thursday Departures: 10:15 AM, 1:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:30 PM

Friday - Sunday & Holidays Departures: 10:15 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:30 PM

Spend an hour cruising along San Francisco’s historic waterfront, hearing tales of the Gold Rush era in Fisherman’s Wharf and passing beneath the bright golden span of the Golden Gate Bridge. Listen to engaging audio commentary as you take in the unobstructed views from outdoor or indoor decks.

Make your way to Fisherman’s Wharf and step aboard your comfortable sightseeing cruise ship. Grab a seat inside or out on the open deck and tune into a Wi-Fi audio tour as the crew throws off the mooring lines and sets sail onto the bay. See the bobbing yachts in the Marina District as you motor along past Crissy Field and the Palace of Fine Arts, and be sure to snap a photo out on the deck as you cruise under the Golden Gate.

As you head past Alcatraz’s rocky shores, listen to tales of this island prison’s most notorious former inmates. Hear about San Francisco’s early days as the Barbary Coast as you head back toward PIER 39, and watch for the neighborhood’s resident sea lion colony before pulling back up to the dock.

For Bay Cruises, the departure schedule is as follows:

October 29 - April 28, 2019

Monday - Thursday Departures: 10:15 AM, 1:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:30 PM

Friday - Sunday & Holidays Departures: 10:15 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:30 PM

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Bay Cruise Adventure in Multilingual

Duration 1h Nonrefundable No booking or credit card fees

Audio guide in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, and German.

Departure Times for August 27 - October 28, 2018

Monday - Sunday: 10:45 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM

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per adult
$33

Total price is $33, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

City by the Bay Cruise

Activity Location

San Francisco Bay

San Francisco

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Blue & Gold Fleet ticket office

    PIER 39

    San Francisco


Highlights

  • Scenic cruise around the San Francisco Bay & Golden Gate

  • Comfortable & stable cruise ship with indoor & outdoor decks

  • Views of the city skyline, waterfront & PIER 39 sea lions

  • Audio-guide through your Wi-Fi-enabled device in 9 languages

  • Captivating commentary on 150 years of San Francisco history


Inclusions

  • Guided cruise around the San Francisco Bay

  • Pre-recorded commentary via Wi-Fi in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, German, and Taiwanese


Exclusions

  • Wi-Fi-enabled device and headphones for commentary


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Cruises are available on a first come, first served basis. It is advised you check in 30 minutes prior to your desired departure time.

  • Hours of operation vary; please check before you go.


City by the Bay Cruise ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.6 out of 5

5/5 Sep 21, 2018

Great time! Clear skies and the speaker system was audible over the boat sounds. Family loved it, highlight of our trip!

5/5 Apr 01, 2018

Just weather was cold, so i set first floor (inside) but still good, enough to see everything. This cruise stays near Alcatraz little bit, so i could see. Everything was good but it is next to ocean so prepare jacket. Wind is chilly

5/5 Mar 25, 2018

Great tour will recommend to family and friends. Also bring great camera to capture amazing views of the bridge,city