Red and White Fleet


San Francisco, CA 94133

Welcome aboard the historic Red and White Fleet – San Francisco’s cruise tradition since 1892! Founded as a launch and tugboat company by 17-year old Thomas Crowley - over 115 years ago, the Red and White Fleet is San Francisco’s original bay cruise company. Over the years, a cruise aboard the Red and White Fleet – offering up-close views of the famous San Francisco bridges and Alcatraz Island – has become a highlight for millions of visitors to the City by the Bay.

The Red and White Fleet offers three unique cruises to visitors from around the world. The company’s four historic vessels can also be chartered for corporate and private events, and are a popular way for locals to celebrate and enjoy holidays. From the fireworks on July 4th, to Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Fleet Week, Halloween and the Christmas winter season, come out to play on San Francisco Bay. All of Red and White Fleet’s cruises depart from iconic Pier 43 ½, located in the heart of popular Fisherman’s Wharf, the touristic center of San Francisco.