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Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39: Tours & Tickets

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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, custom boat charters and scheduled ferry service to Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Vallejo, Alameda/Oakland...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bought ticket for the sunset cruise for Saturday - Really gorgeous and we got to see Golden Gate Bridge in the sunset ("Golden" indeed!). The overall ride was very beautiful and comfortable, and ticket price includes 1 alcoholic drink or 2 non-alcoholic drinks. Ride was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was happy that this tour allows you to buy tickets for a certain date and allows you to use the ticket for whichever departure they have as long as you check in 20-30 min ahead so they still have some openings on the boat...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best cruise! Fun, informative, and relaxing! Highly recommend! Seeing the Golden Gate Bridge And Alcatraz just awesome!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mike X
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your super review. We really appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to say found it all quite disorganised. We took the ferry only one way from Sausalito to San Francisco. There is a published timetable but get there early to buy the tickets from the machines. Only 2 machines and it was busy with bikes...More

Thank 936sophiap
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate hearing from you and are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip. It can be quite busy especially on the weekends so your advice to future passengers is good. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great cruise to take. It is very informative and the views of the city are gorgeous. The view of the Golden Gate bridge is also spectacular, and you even get to go under it. You also get a great view of Alcatraz...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Elaine B
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review and recommendation. We really appreciate your feedback and are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience! All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice boat, lengthy trip and very informative. Looked a lot better than other tours that appeared on the pier

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ModBird
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Circular trip around the Bay, taking in Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge and Alcatraz. Duration 1hr. History lesson included! We really enjoyed it. Best view of the city you can get, without the traffic and noise.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Neil H
Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wonderful! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for your kind review! All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

We took grand kids for a ride to Sausalito. All tickets are round trip at $26 each. Each way took about 39 minutes. The view of the harbor is spectacular. The ferry is well organized and very reasonable priced. The town of Sausalito is very...More

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Dennis S, Director of Sales at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thank you for your kind review and we are happy to hear everyone in your family enjoyed the trip. We hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis

Reviewed August 21, 2019

Our family of four took the SF Bay Cruise Adventure (11:20 am sail time). We had booked our tickets online in advance, and chose this hour because it worked for our other plans that day. Alas, it was incredibly foggy -- so the idea of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you got some blue sky in the end and good views of the bridge. Yes, there is a way for you to listen to the audio narration through your personal mobile device. Sorry you didn't get to...More

Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

We bought our tickets early (9am) from a very friendly lady at the Kiosk at Pier 41 and we were glad we dud as the ticket queues grew throughout the day. The journey to Sausalito is pretty quick and you get some nice views of...More

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Dennis S, Manager at Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Thank you for recommending us! We're happy to hear you had a good time and were treated kindly. Hope to see you again soon. All best wishes, Dennis

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749maryw
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Dennis S | Property representative |
Hi there, You can make a reservation by searching for bike reservations on Google. Then if you do have a reservation, we recommend you arrive 20 – 25 minutes prior to your desired departure time. Please find and tell the... More
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August 1, 2017|
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Response from Dennis S | Property representative |
Hi! We are working on the schedule now. We will have a final schedule posted by end of the week. Thank you!
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Response from Cindy S | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure. I purchased my tickets there pretty easily, in advance.
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