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Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39

The Embarcadero at Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-705-8200
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Blue & Gold Fleet, located at PIER 39 in San Francisco, offers Bay Cruises that sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz, the Bay Area’s only high-speed thrill ride on RocketBoat, custom boat charters and scheduled ferry service to Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Vallejo, Alameda/Oakland, Harbor Bay and South San Francisco.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“rocket boat” (28 reviews)
“city pass” (40 reviews)
“alcatraz island” (50 reviews)
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LOCATION
The Embarcadero at Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
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+1 415-705-8200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat is located conveniently beside Fisherman's Wharf. The process of ticket purchases, lining up and boarding took less than 20 minutes. We were on the uncovered upper deck for the boat tour which offers the best views, but can also get quite cool. The...More

Thank al416902
Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Walking past, the guy out front was helpful, informative and not pushy. Provided me some local information to help me decide what time cruise was best for what I was planing to do for the day. Boarding was prompt and easy. They take your photo...More

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Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback and it's good to hear that you enjoyed your boat ride. I'm surprised to hear that the crew was not the most friendly and we will definitely be following up on that. Please contact us...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I took this ferry to get to Sausalito, as walking across the Golden Gate Bridge wasn’t an option! It’s a good ride, good price

Thank Jonathan C
Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the ride and hope you will get to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge on another trip. All the best, Miguel

Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is a very worthwhile boat tour. There is a good audio describing what it is that you are seeing. It takes you under both the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge. It also takes you around the Alcatraz island and provides very interesting...More

Thank Andrew S
Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind review! We really appreciate your feedback and are happy you enjoyed the audio. Thanks again!

Reviewed 17 October 2017

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Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I did the one hour bay cruise. The boat docks just next to Pier 39. You cant make reservations for priority boarding. Its first come first serve. You have to wait in line to get on board. After departure the boat sails towards The Golden...More

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Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your cruise. For your own personalized audio experience, you may access the audio tour through your own wifi enabled cell phone or tablet. Thanks again.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

My husband & I came into San Francisco by cruise ship. While here we took many tours including the Blue & Gold Fleet boat tour from pier 39. It's a one hour narrated tour under the San Francisco Bay Bridge and around Angel and Alcatraz...More

Thank Theresa H
Miguel G, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the view from the top deck, photo opportunities, and the narration!

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pmiller1970
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Response from Dennis S | Property representative |
Hi! We are working on the schedule now. We will have a final schedule posted by end of the week. Thank you!
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Lisa K
6 July 2017|
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Response from ccr9217 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure. I purchased my tickets there pretty easily, in advance.
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500rosarita
4 April 2017|
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Response from DebGFtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I've used Seaband,which is something to be worn on the wrist. I used it on my last cruise, it worked great. I bought it at a pharmacy. Enjoy your trip!
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