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1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour - with unbiased reviews

1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour

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Overview
Discover the sights of San Francisco Bay from the water on a traditional sailboat cruise. On your classic double-masted boat, glide past Alcatraz Island, Sausalito, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Angel Island, hearing commentary about each location from your attentive captain. You’ll have plenty of opportunities for great photos without the hassle of huge crowds, and you’ll save money with two included drinks.
Highlights
  • Sail from Pier 39 across San Francisco Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge 
  • Enjoy a cruise on a classic, teak-wood boat with two masts 
  • View Alcatraz Island, Sausalito, and Angel Island up close
  • Sip two included glasses of beer, wine, or soft drink
What to Expect
Meet your captain and first mate after making your way to Pier 39, then step on board the elegant double-masted sailboat. Receive a safety briefing and boat orientation, then take in the sights as your captain departs from the marina. You might even see sea lions or dolphins in the bay. Get great photo ops of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, Sausalito, and Angel Island, and see the Bay Bridge from a new perspective. Your captain sails parallel to the Golden Gate Bridge, then returns to Pier 39 on a route that offers sweeping views of the San Francisco waterfront. Enjoy two included drinks, with a choice of beer, wine, soft drinks, or water. The boat accommodates a maximum of 28 passengers for a more intimate cruise.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If you plan on drinking alcohol, please remember to bring your valid government-issued 21+ ID.
  • We reserve the right to make the final decision as to whether your tour will be cancelled. Tours will only be cancelled in the event of hard rain or unsafe conditions at the time of the tour.
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather. It does tend to be colder out on the water, so we highly recommend layers and close-toed shoes.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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John D wrote a review Nov. 2019
3 contributions
Relaxed and chill activity in an otherwise busy itinerary, seeing San Francisco from a different perspective.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Dave C wrote a review Nov. 2019
28 contributions6 helpful votes
Highly recommend this cruise for both couples and singles. The staff was outstanding and the cruise was beautiful. The weather for us was chilly (Nov 3rd) but still wonderful.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Otisjames1975 wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
Had a great time. Thank you! Elliot was an awesome First mate and fun to talk with. The sailing was smooth and fun.
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Date of experience: November 2019
HannahMuffin S wrote a review Nov. 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
It's the best; you're chilling on the bay with some chill folks watching the sun reflect off the water. We got to see some harbor porpoises, a legit view of the bridge. It's a great way to see the bay. =)
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Date of experience: November 2019
Joellni wrote a review Oct. 2019
21 contributions6 helpful votes
San Francisco has a lot of ugly faces, e.g. the stunning amount of crazy homeless people everywhere. So we went on this cruise, because everything's beautiful from the water. The booking/meeting/overall organization was flawless, the captain and his mate were really cool nice
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator
By: San Francisco Sailing Company
John D
30
Chill activity
Relaxed and chill activity in an otherwise busy itinerary, seeing San Francisco from a different perspective.
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Dave C
Plano, Texas
286
An amazing sunset behind the Golden Gate Bridge!
Highly recommend this cruise for both couples and singles. The staff was outstanding and the cruise was
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Otisjames1975
10
What a fun time with Mike and Elliot!!
Had a great time. Thank you! Elliot was an awesome First mate and fun to talk with. The sailing was smooth and fun.
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James B
10
nice relaxing tour
So glad I'm taking this intimate tour instead of the big boat tour. This is much nicer! The captain and his 1st
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Valeriya Baldinova
30
Amazing
Was very nice trip. Relaxed, fresh, romantic and calming. The capitans were super friendly, professional and nice.
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Robert M
30
intimate boat, super personable captain and crew . Worth every penny
We had a great day, the bay was warm. Beautiful sailboat, easy location for departure and drop off. We sailed by
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HannahMuffin S
42
The Best.
It's the best; you're chilling on the bay with some chill folks watching the sun reflect off the water. We got to
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Miriam M
10
Wonderful
Had a wonderful time... Elliot, the bartender and 1st mate, along with the captain were awesome... I probably
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Andy K
40
Sunset Cruise
Very enjoyable trip. Friendly and good service and very smooth sail. First mate/Bartender did a nice job
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Nikki R
10
San Francisco sailing company
It was an amazing tour! Jeff and Elliott were amazing and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this to
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