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Blue & Gold Fleet San Francisco Bay Cruise

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Highlights

  • Delight in the boisterous barking of the Pier 39 sea lions as they greet you.
  • Sail underneath the majestic Golden Gate Bridge and around mysterious Alcatraz Island.
  • Enjoy unobstructed views of the San Francisco skyline.
  • Move about the boat; there's indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Discover points of interest about local landmarks as you sail by from the expert narration included on each cruise.

Location

BLUE & GOLD FLEET SAN FRANCISCO BAY CRUISE
PIER 39
San Francisco, CA 94133
West of the marina at Beach Street and the Embarcadero, 2 blocks east of Fisherman's Wharf
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Contact

Hours

Departure times vary by day and season, and special holiday hours apply; see website for current schedule.
No service on Christmas Day.

(415) 773-1188
blueandgoldfleet.com

Offers/Upgrades

Escape From the Rock Cruise: Upgrade to the Escape From the Rock Cruise, a 1-1/2 hour bay cruise with narration and special effects that circles Alcatraz. Kids (5-11) receive one complimentary pair of 5x magnification Blue & Gold Fleet souvenir binoculars with the upgrade. Upgrade cost for CityPASS guests: $5.

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Advice for Visitors

Tips:

  • See the world famous PIER 39 sea lions seasonally on K-Dock.
  • It can be windy and cool on San Francisco Bay; bring a jacket with a hood.
  • Blue & Gold Fleet has retired the original RocketBoat in anticipation of a new and improved RocketBoat in 2020. RocketBoat will not be available for the 2019 season, but additional Bay Cruises have been added to the Blue & Gold Fleet schedule for 2019 to ensure availability for all passengers.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.

Amenities:

  • Dining: Full-service snack bar (cash only)

Best time to visit: Morning and late afternoon cruises are least-crowded.

Accessibility: All boats are wheelchair accessible on the first deck.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.