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Take a furious 30-minute speedboat ride on a San Francisco RocketBoat from Pier 39. You’ll rock ‘n’ roll to live music on board as your captain narrates the sights including Alcatraz, Treasure Island and AT&T Park. Hold on for a wet-and-wild tour of San Francisco Bay, passing under the Bay Bridge and pausing for photo ops along the way. Ponchos included!


  • Thrilling 30-minute speedboat ride on San Francisco Bay
  • See sights like Pier 39, Alcatraz, Treasure Island and the Bay Bridge
  • Jam to rock 'n' roll music and enjoy live narration from your friendly captain
  • The most fun and exciting way to see the Bay
  • Complimentary ponchos provided for your wet ‘n’ wild adventure

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The captain pauses for photo ops at iconic landmarks on this thrilling ride through San Francisco Bay. A fun -- and fast -- way to see the sights that's especially good for easily bored teens and tweens.

What You Can Expect

San Francisco RocketBoat Ride

Skim Across San Francisco Bay on This High-Speed Adventure

Start this exhilarating San Francisco RocketBoat ride from Pier 39, where you’ll board your 70-foot (21-meter) watercraft, considered the fastest vessel on San Francisco Bay. Be greeted by your captain who wields his expertise at the wheel during a thrilling 30-minute ride.
Buckle in and prepare to soar across the water at speeds of up to 55 mph (81 kph). You’ll zip past the Embarcadero, AT&T Park, Treasure Island and Alcatraz — even travel under the Bay Bridge — while you listen to live commentary on these famous sights. Settle your nerves with a fun rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack and the occasional stop so you can grab your camera for one-of-a-kind photo ops of San Francisco landmarks.
Arrive early for a prime seat at the front of the boat, which tends to stay drier, or sit toward the back if you don’t mind getting wet. Complimentary ponchos are available upon request. You’re dropped off back at Pier 39 at the end of your exciting ride.

Customer Reviews

Mike M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

I live in San Francisco and had never taken the RocketBoat until family came in town - and wow what a total blast ! Great crew great time and great deal considering tickets can be used a second time for 50 off on next trip. Thanks

Qi D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

excellent boat ride! I lived in the bay area for 3 years but this helps me discover the part of best experiences that I've not been to!

Kari A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was great, really enjoyed the ride the view of the city, I only wish they could go even faster as I love fast rides

Alexander P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Had a fantastic time! Easy access to tickets and little wait time

Cathy D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was wonderful ! Can't wait to do it again.

Sharlene C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Really fun and worth it!

Ernest C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

So much fun! The music made the thrill of the ride so much more enjoyable. And the view of San Francisco skyline was beautiful.

Nelson V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

The boat ride was totally awesome.

Irvin L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This tour was amazing!

Jodie G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Really good fun! A must do!!

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