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The San Francisco Bay

Few waterways carry the prestige and iconographic status of the beautiful San Francisco Bay. A great natural harbor, from the first years of its European discovery the Golden Gate became known as a pivotal access point to the American West. Trade and military strategy aside, The Bay is California’s most important ecological treasure. A natural nursery for crab, halibut, waterfowl, seals and sea lions, as well as endangered species, the San Francisco Bay provides a great ecological treasure to residents and visitors alike. Whale watching, ferrying out to Alcatraz and Marin, or simple sunset tours with the glistening Golden Gate Bridge are favorite pastimes, while residents simply feel assured looking out of their windows and knowing that its calm waters are there.

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Jail and Sail: Half-Day Tour of San Francisco Bay

4.5 star rating: Recommended 183 Reviews

Explore the best of San Francisco Bay on this great-value Alcatraz and sunset cruise combo! Start the afternoon with a trip to the notorious Island prison of ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $88.00

San Francisco Bay Sunset Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 356 Reviews

Take the ultimate sunset cruise, California-style! Relax as you enjoy amazing views of San Francisco and a hearty appetizer buffet during this casual two-hour ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $58.75

San Francisco 4th of July Dinner Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

This dinner, dance and fireworks cruise is the perfect way to celebrate 4th of July with friends and family. Toast to this special evening with a glass of ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $248.50

San Francisco Duck Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 239 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $29.00
$35.00 Save $6.00

San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 107 Reviews

What better way to conclude a day in San Francisco than watching the sun set over the beautiful San Francisco Bay on a memorable dinner dance cruise? Enjoy a ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 2.5-hrs Sunday; 3-hrs Friday and Saturday

From USD $131.99

Golden Gate Bay Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 220 Reviews

Want to experience San Francisco's must-do attraction? Take the 60-minute Golden Gate Bay Cruise and you'll see why it's the perfect introduction to San ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $27.99

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 191 Reviews

Combine a visit to Muir Woods and Sausalito with a fabulous cruise on San Francisco Bay. You'll cross the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay area's most popular ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $79.00

San Francisco Bridge to Bridge Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 88 Reviews

Go under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge on this scenic cruise along picturesque San Francisco Bay. Pass Alcatraz, Treasure Island and ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $35.99

San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 142 Reviews

Enjoy the serene San Francisco Bay at sunset on this evening with the Sunset Cruise aboard a luxurious catamaran. Sail by Alcatraz Island, under the Golden ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $49.99

San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 91 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Location: San Francisco, California
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $39.99

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