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Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise

Save 44% on admission to the top San Francisco attractions plus city-wide transportation with CityPASS.


  • 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.


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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Bay Cruise Adventure is available 7 days a week; first boat departs at 10am.
Departure times vary by day and season, and special holiday hours apply; see website for details.
No service on Christmas Day.

(415) 773-1188


Escape from the Rock Cruise: 1-1/2 hour bay cruise circles Alcatraz; with narration and special effects. Kids (5-11) receive one complimentary pair of 5x magnification Blue & Gold Fleet souvenir binoculars when you upgrade to the Escape from the Rock Cruise. Cost for CityPASS holders: $5.

Discount: Get a FREE color-changing Blue & Gold Fleet tote bag with any purchase at Del Sol, located on PIER 39; see coupon in booklet.

Advice for Visitors


  • 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.

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

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

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

Groups: Groups of 15 or more: Call (713) 535-7238.

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