• Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
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Admire San Francisco and its surrounding sights from the water on a San Francisco Bay sailing cruise. On board a catamaran, you’ll sail past the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, legendary Alcatraz Island and the hamlet of Sausalito. Take advantage of great photo ops while you soak up the sea breeze during this 90-minute tour.


  • Catamaran cruise on San Francisco Bay
  • Sail away from the city and take in the sights from the water
  • View Alcatraz Island and Sausalito
  • Cruise under the awe-inspiring Golden Gate Bridge
  • Choose from three departure times

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What You Can Expect

San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

Alcatraz Cruise
© Adventure Cat Sailing Charters

Don’t just take photos of San Francisco Bay from the waterfront—get out on the water itself with this SF sailing tour. Your experience starts on the Embarcadero, where you’ll hop aboard the 55- or 65-foot (17- or 20-meter) Adventure Cat and set out across the bay.

Take a picture or two of the city skyline and resident sea lions as they become smaller and smaller, and listen to commentary from your captain about the city and other sights that line the water.  If you want to stay warm and dry, you can enjoy 360-degree views from the catamaran’s protected interior; if you’re feeling a bit more daring, take a seat on the trampoline nets, where you can soak in the salty ocean air.

Cruise past Alcatraz Island, look up at the towering Golden Gate Bridge and admire the charming small town of Sausalito, just across the bridge. If you like, you can purchase snacks, beer, wine or soft drinks from the onboard bar.

Your tour ends when you return to the marina in San Francisco.

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Customer Reviews

Jenny W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This was awesome! Crew was great and super friendly. Would highly recommend this cruise while in San Francisco! You can get great photos of Alcatraz and the San Francisco bridge.

Joseph T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

It was a fabulous saling trip!! Beautiful day, not to crowded and crew very nice and inclusive. Gave those interested a chance at the helm with captain watching!! They said to arrive 1/2 hour earlier which really was not necessary as gate to dock was not opened until 10 minutes before. Reccomend!!

Jon P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Great trip with the family. great views and experience.....the crew was awesome!

Walter M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Great, exciting, amazing

Gary N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Nice cruise/sail of San Francisco Bay. Good views of Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge.

Thomas M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Great bay cruise, catamaran was really cool, not very many people on board, fun people and tour guide. We saw whales, it was awesome.

salih o

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

It was a real good experience


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

The tour was amazing! The staff was so very friendly...capt Chad did a great job! The sites were outstanding and we even got to see whales!
I would definitely recommend this tour!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Amazing trip! The staff is very warm and friendly. Would definitely recommend this tour.

Darin F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Our whole group including little kids and grandparents enjoyed this cruise very much! Our kids were asking when we can we do it again :- The crew was very friendly and helpful. Great music playing the whole time. It was cold during the ride even on a warm/hot day so bring a warm jacket or coat. We will definitely book this cruise again and looking forward to it!

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