San Francisco Cruises & Water Tours
Cruise around San Francisco Bay as you learn about the unique history of Alcatraz Island and admire the unforgettable city skyline. Be seduced by the breathtaking panorama of the Golden Gate Bridge and sail by Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the West. Enjoy beautiful views of the world famous Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge as you cruise.
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» San Francisco Champagne Brunch Cruise
Enjoy unbeatable views of San Francisco as you cruise the picturesque waters of the bay on a champagne brunch cruise. With terrific food and on board entertainment, you'll wish you could take this relaxing weekend brunch cruise every day of the week!
The two-hour San Francisco Champagne Brunch Cruise offers the perfect mix of gourmet dining and sightseeing. The perfect addition to a romantic weekend!
During the cruise you will have superb photo opportunities of:
- Golden Gate Bridge
- Alcatraz Island
- Angel Island
- Bay Bridge
- San Francisco Embarcadero and Waterfront
While you cruise, start with cocktails on deck then indulge with a lavish brunch buffet featuring a gourmet selection of freshly baked and locally produced foods. Listen to smooth tunes inside or daydream on the outside deck while you sip complimentary champagne.
A cash bar is also available during the cruise to purchase additional beverages and cocktails.
This San Francisco Champagne Brunch Cruise is a weekend indulgence not to be missed!
» San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise
Experience San Francisco's urban beauty on a catamaran cruise on San Francisco Bay. Sail away from the urban feel of the city and experience all of San Francisco's excitement from a vantage point on the sea.
Both the Adventure Cat 55' and 65' catamarans are complete with a 360-degree, protected viewing area for those who want to enjoy the view but not the breezes. For the more adventurous, the canvas trampoline nets where you can experience the Bay up close and personally take in the sights in the invigorating open sea air.
On this unforgettable cruise on the San Francisco Bay, you will:
- Sail by the historic Alcatraz Island and Sausalito
- Sail under the awe-inspiring Golden Gate Bridge
- Cruise along the spectacular San Francisco city skyline
- Experience a colony of grunting sea lions
Come and join this cruise for a nautical adventure with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay! With experienced captains they will make sure your sail is pleasant, informative, and fun for the whole family!
» San Francisco Duck Tour
Experience San Francisco sightseeing from a duck's eye view on this unique San Francisco Duck Tour. Travel on land and water in an amphibious vehicle crafted from the WW II DUKW. Ride through San Francisco's historic streets and neighborhoods, splash down into San Francisco Bay and cruise McCovey Cove. With onboard entertainment, local stories and the chance to drive the duck, this San Francisco sightseeing tour has something for the whole family!
This San Francisco duck tour is the best way to tour San Francisco, with a combination of fun and music with history and sights. Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids, as the captain leads you through San Francisco's historic streets before an exciting splash down into the Bay. It's the best way for locals and visitors to see all that San Francisco has to offer. This duck ride is the San Francisco attraction to experience when you visit for just the day, a weekend or a week.
» San Francisco Land, Sea, Air and Alcatraz Adventure
See the best of San Francisco from the land, sea, and air including a visit to Alcatraz Island! Over the course of approximately two days, your flexible, adventure-packed sightseeing schedule includes four amazing activities -- cruise the bay on a catamaran, explore the streets on a four-hour insider city tour, soar high in the skies on a seaplane and travel by boat to Alcatraz Island.
This is the ultimate way to see San Francisco and a truly all-in-one experience. The schedule of events is flexible, depending on your plans, the weather and the season. Transportation to each activity is included.
On the four-hour city tour aboard a zebra-striped vehicle, you will explore San Francisco's most famous landmarks and hidden locales on an urban sightseeing safari. The jungle of the city will come alive while you uncover movie sites, art installations, sweets shops, and San Francisco's famous Victorian architecture. You will also visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park and Twin Peaks. Each sightseeing trek is unique and may include one-off events happening just that day.
Board a majestic catamaran boat to sail the bay. The boat will cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge and travel past Alcatraz. Keep your eyes peeled for sea lions, whales or dolphins in Kirby Cove. From the decks of the catamaran, take in the beautiful San Francisco skyline and breathe in the crisp ocean air.
A complimentary shuttle will transport you to Sausalito, a quaint bayside town just across the Golden Gate Bridge. From Sausalito, you will take off on your seaplane tour over the San Francisco Bay. You'll have a bird's-eye view of San Francisco and soar high above the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Everyone gets a window seat, so you will have the amazing photo opportunities.
Alcatraz is the notorious prison that once housed criminals like Al "Scarface" Capone and Machine Gun Kelly, and was the setting and film location of the movie The Rock. Boats back to the city run every 30 minutes from Alcatraz, so you may stay at the prison for as long as you like and listen to the award-winning audio tour.
» Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods and Sausalito Day Trip
Contrast the brutal austerity of Alcatraz with the sheer beauty of Muir Woods and Sausalito on this enthralling day trip from San Francisco. It's a whole day of contrasts: from catching the ferry to Alcatraz Island and driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, to walking through a forest of giant redwoods and relaxing in the picturesque village of Sausalito.
Likely to Sell-out! Alcatraz regularly sells out weeks in advance. Book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
This enthralling day trip takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge for a view of San Francisco from Vista Point, then through the coastal mountains to the Bay Area's popular Muir Woods. This national monument is the site of a virgin forest of California Coast redwood trees, among the oldest and tallest on earth. Take the opportunity to roam through an ancient forest of giant redwood trees on your 75-minute visit of Muir Woods.
Next, it's time to take a stroll along the waterfront of quaint Mediterranean-style Sausalito, considered the prettiest village in California. You'll have 30 to 45 minutes to browse, shop and take photos at your leisure in this picturesque artists' colony nestled on the northern shores of San Francisco Bay.
Your tour also includes the ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and an audio walking tour of the "Cell Block". This former federal penitentiary was known as "The Rock" and housed gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. You'll learn about the famous escape from Alcatraz, the prison's notorious inmates and much more on this tour.
» San Francisco Bay Sunset Cruise
Take the ultimate sunset cruise, California-style! Relax as you enjoy amazing views of San Francisco and a hearty appetizer buffet from the famous Boudin Bakery during this casual two-hour cruise of San Francisco Bay. The sailings are timed to coincide with sunsets; the Sunset Bay Cruise departure time and route will differ to the Twilight Cruise which sails during the winter months.
Sunset Bay Cruise:
With cool background music and live commentary by the captain, this cruise is a wonderful way to explore San Francisco Bay at twilight during late March through early November.
As the sun begins to set over the Marin Headlands, you'll cruise past Alcatraz, Angel Island and the shorelines of Tiburon, Belvedere and Sausalito. Watch the sun setting over the Pacific Ocean as you sail west toward the Golden Gate Bridge. On your way back to Fisherman's Wharf you'll see many more famous sights, including the Presidio, the Marina District and Fort Mason.
During the cruise, enjoy petite sandwiches, antipasti, seasonal fruits and salads, cheeses, vegetables, pizza breadsticks, freshly baked cookies, and a complimentary beverage.
A full bar with drinks and merchandise is available aboard. All cruise vessels offer indoor and outdoor seating, and restrooms. There is no assigned seating or formal dress required, come as you are for an evening of relaxed sunset sailing! Vessels operate on bio-diesel, a renewable energy source.
In the winter, the cruise changes its itinerary to make the most of the spectacular city lights view of San Francisco . As the sun sets over the horizon, you'll sail pass San Francisco's modern skyscrapers, historic landmarks, the infamous island of Alcatraz and both the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge.
Your evening of breathtaking San Francisco views will be accompanied with live guitar entertainment, hearty buffet of sandwiches, salads and dessert, and a beverage from the bar.
Whether you are enjoying the skyline views from the ship's heated indoor spaces or out on the outdoor viewing decks, the city lights are an unmissable San Francisco attraction.
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