Golden Gate Bay Cruise with Red and White Fleet (Departs Daily)


Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Time: Daily Departures Starting at 10:00am

Come and cruise along San Francisco’s breathtaking waterfront, under the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, and loop closely around notorious Alcatraz Island. On our Golden Gate Bay Cruise you’ll discover the city’s colorful history and world famous landmarks with personal headphone audio in 16 languages. During the Golden Gate Bay Cruise, you may also experience up-close wildlife encounters including seagulls, pelicans, and sea lions. At times, you may see even harbor porpoises and whales, so be alert!

Departing from the heart of historic Fisherman’s Wharf at Pier 43½, cruise alonside the San Francisco’s remarkable cityscape and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach, the famous swimming clubs of Aquatic Park, the historic vessels moored at Hyde Street Pier, the San Francisco Maritime National Park, and numerous other exciting sights along the way.


  • Adult (18+) $34
  • Youth (5-17) $25
  • Children ages 4 and under receive complimentary admission to Red and White Fleet cruises but need to be ticketed for capacity control. If you have a child aged 4 or younger inform our staff in the boarding line and we will give you their complimentary boarding pass.

Tickets available for purchase online. (All Golden Gate Bay Cruise tickets are valid for any departure time within the current calendar year. For example: all tickets purchased in 2019 will expire on December 31, 2019, unless sail date for 2020 is booked.)

Available on board is a full bar with drinks and snacks (at reasonable prices). Bar purchases can be made with credit or debit cards. We are unable to accept cash at this time.



Additional Location or Other Information

Cruises depart from Pier 43 ½, Fisherman’s Wharf. Pier 43 ½ is located at the intersections of Taylor St. and Embarcadero in the heart of historic Fisherman’s Wharf, right behind the famous Fisherman’s Wharf Crab Wheel and next to such well-known restaurants as Alioto’s, the Franciscan, and Boudin. There are 8-18 daily departures from Pier 43½ starting at 10:00am. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Boarding on first-come, first-serve basis.