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Take to the waters at sunset for this delightful evening cruise around San Francisco Bay. Sail westward through the Californian twilight and see the great Golden Gate Bridge silhouetted against a flaming Pacific sunset.
Your knowledgeable captain will provide an informative commentary, and live guitar music on board will add to the enchantment.
Enjoy drinks and light appetizers as you watch the San Francisco skyline slip past and look up at the former prison on notorious Alcatraz island.
This sunset bay cruise is a relaxed affair, whether you’re wearing sneakers and jeans from your daytime sightseeing or more formal attire ready to "hit the town", you’ll feel completely at home! Our local partners have over 100 years experience offering San Francisco cruises and every small detail is taken care of to assure you a memorable evening. Click here for the route map
22 Mar - 03 Nov : Daily
04 Nov - 21 Mar : Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
2 hoursStart time
24 May 2018 - 03 Sep 2018: 7:00pm
04 Sep 2018 - 03 Nov 2018: 6:00pm
04 Nov 2018 - 21 Mar 2019: 5:30pm
Duration: 2 hours
The cruise starts from Pier 43½, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco.
Please arrive 25-30 minutes before the start time to allow plenty of time for boarding
The cruise ends at the starting point
The San Francisco Bay Sunset Cruise starts at Pier 43½, Fisherman's Wharf. Leaving the Wharf, you will sail west towards the sunset and the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge. As you cruise along, your Captain will provide an informative live commentary in English.
Your cruise also includes live guitar music to enhance the romantic atmosphere of the Californian twilight. And, as you watch the sun go down, enjoy a drink and a meal while taking in the incredible views.
You will pass the bleak island of Alcatraz, once a federal penitentiary. Notorious inmates included Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud, the ‘Birdman of Alcatraz’.
Further on, you will see Angel Island, the largest island in San Francisco Bay. In 2008, a third of it was scorched by a huge wildfire.
Your cruise continues along the Tiburon peninsula, which has the town of Belvedere at its tip. It continues past Sausalito, a place that was notorious as a center for bootlegging during the Prohibition era.
You will then pass under the famous Golden Gate Bridge and can admire this magnificent feat of engineering. The beautiful bridge has a massive span and crosses the ‘Golden Gate’, the opening of San Francisco Bay onto the Pacific Ocean.
As dusk falls over the Bay, you will sail back to Fisherman's Wharf, where the captain will drop you off at the starting point.
Please report at the meeting point 25-30 minutes before the start time.
The ticket is non-refundable. However you can reschedule to another day for US$15 per ticket, to do so please call the local partners directly on 415-901-5247, at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled sailing.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
If you would like to be on the outer deck we suggest bringing some warm clothes
Great way to see the city and bridge at night. Great food, light entertainment and commentary....Wayne Couper, Australia, 07/Oct/2013
I enjoy so much with my family...Kaufoou Pale, United States, 17/May/2012
The seller of isango has been very good. Tanks à lot for his patience, disponibility and his help....MARIE RUMEAU, France, 11/May/2012