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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.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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The Embarcadero at Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-705-8200
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Beautiful San Francisco View. Great narration and a fun afternoon. Nice history lesson too. Snack foods for sale.

Thank BTPI
Reviewed 8 March 2016

It was somewhat foggy the day we took the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz excursion. We had a great time and gave us beautiful views going out to the bridge and around Alcatraz Island. Well worth the tour.

Thank CAAdams53
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I had a few hours to do something in SF and really wanted to get out on the water so this was just the thing. It was a prerecorded tour that was kind of hard to hear just because of people talking nearby but it...More

1  Thank jenny g
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Took a cruise around the Bay and went under the Golden Gate Bridge as well as close to Alcatraz. Great photo opportunities on a boat full of helpful staff. Good to get a drink while you sit up top and enjoy the sun. Well worth...More

1  Thank Rich J
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My partner and I booked the escape from Alcatraz excursion last minute and we had a fantastic time. The 90min excursion seemed a lot longer than it was and you get some amazing views of the bridges and Alcatraz without having to get off the...More

Thank NikNikScotland
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We had a blast on our tour. It was a beautiful clear day and the weather was beautiful! The tour itself was awesome because there was an audio tour playing through the boat speaker, so we learned a lot about both the bay bridge and...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We did this cruise as part of the city pass. The cruise starts at pier 39 which is very convenient. It covers Alcatraz and the golden gate Bridge very well. You get to circle Alcatraz very closely so you can get a good view and...More

1  Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We did this as part of the CityPass. We got on one of the first tours of the morning and it was a bit chilly. It wasn't overcrowded and it looked like most people had a seat. Tour included an audio while cruising out to...More

3  Thank Karroo17
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We bought tickets for the last ferry from San Francisco to Sausalito at 4.10pm and were told that we should start boarding 20 minutes prior to departure. About 25 minutes prior to departure we asked a Blue & Gold Fleet employee where we boarded only...More

1  Thank elapid
Reviewed 26 January 2016

If you want to get to know San Fransisco, I suggest going to Blue & Gold Fleet. There are so many options. For example, if you're a thrill seeker, then you should get a ticket for the rocketboat. If you're interested in seeing San Fransisco...More

1  Thank le0l0vest0travel
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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1 August 2017|
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Response from Miguel G | Property representative |
Hi! We are working on the schedule now. We will have a final schedule posted by end of the week. Thank you!
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.
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!