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Bay Voyager is happy to announce the opening of our new location at Pier 39 in San Francisco! The range of tours offered by Bay Voyager include viewing historic ships, visiting former mooring sites of abandoned gold rush ships, and experiencing...more
Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 510-542-4200
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I did the Touch of Gold tour as the part of the final day of our honeymoon on the west coast and we’re so glad that we did, the tour was great fun! Captain Charles was excellent, extremely knowledgeable of the area...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did many things on my birthday trip, this was one the best! Captain Brian was gracious and kind in assisting us with our gear and entering the boat. As we zoomed across the bay in this thrilling experience, Capt. Brian was full of history...More

Thank OCRepGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Bay Voyager to celebrate my birthday and spend some time out on the bay. Captain Charles was wonderful to deal with as he added a tour at a promised time even when there were no other customers booked!! Eventually others joined us. Captain...More

Thank jscohen2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Touch of Gold bay tour yesterday with Captain Charles. This was a really good fun exhilarating boat trip mixed with interesting information about the area. Just the right amount of time on the boat at an hour and half. Charles was a...More

Thank JTM1705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cruise with Captain Charles was outstanding. It’s a great way to see the bay. The tour is about 1.5 hours which was an ideal length. The Captain struck a great balance of interesting information without wearing you out. He is a native of the...More

Thank fishingbigben7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not fault this attraction - it was a great experience and professional from start to finish.

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a GREAT trip out into the gorgeous San Fran Bay with Capt. Charles! We learned a ton, saw incredible views of the coastline up close, and had a blast on the ocean waves! It was totally unique- and Capt. Charles shared his love of...More

Thank JenMoney1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot recommend Bay Voyager highly enough to anyone who wants an intimate tour of San Francisco and a joy-ride (for all ages) through the bay. Three things you get with Bay Voyager that you can't get anywhere else: 1) The boat - this is...More

Thank ChrisH_VA1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This 90 min boat voyage with Captain Charles was absolutely amazing~ there are no words to describe this experience~ you just have to do it! You will forever hold San Francisco’s Bay close in your hearts—like the song! Capt Charles immense passion and knowledge of...More

Thank Vacation281240
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our bay tour with Captain Charles. Fun history lesson and the views were breathtaking. The selfies under the Golden Gate and with the seals were the best!! Thank you!!

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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November 13, 2016|
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Response from 143charles | Property representative |
As much as I would love to have a baby on board, 11 months is way to young. The minimum age is 4. It used to be 5 but I have not had any issues with 4 year old except they sometimes fall asleep. Thank you and I hope to have... More