This is San Francisco’s must-do attraction! Sail next to Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate on this narrated 1-hour loop of San Francisco Bay!
Departing from Pier 43 ˝ in the heart of Historic Fisherman’s Wharf, sail past the San Francisco skyline and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach, the famous swimming clubs of Aquatic Park, the historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier, the San Francisco Maritime National Park, and numerous other exciting sights.
As you head west towards the Golden Gate Bridge, cruise along Fort Mason and the Marina District which was devastated in the 1989 earthquake. Don’t miss incredible photo opportunities when sailing directly under the massive 4,200-foot span of the 746-foot tall Golden Gate Bridge.
As you steam back into the Bay, travel past the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands and the legendary town of Sausalito, once home to the 1960s’ flower generation. With Angel Island State Park to your left, slowly cruise around the infamous Island of Alcatraz. On your way back to Fisherman’s Wharf, see the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Coit Tower. After a full hour of exciting sights, the barking sea lions at Pier 39 welcome you back to Pier 43 ˝.
All cruise vessels offer indoor and outdoor seating, restrooms, and seasonal snack bar service. The award winning audio narration is available in English, German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean and Portuguese. Vessels operate on biodiesel – a renewable energy source.