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Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

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Have a once-in-a-lifetime experience by sailing under and around the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Sail off to the Golden Gate Bridge and enjoy panoramic views of the San Francisco skyline, Sausalito, Angel Island, Tiburon, and Marin Headlands. You'll also sail around Alcatraz and all the way to the Oakland Bay Bridge. Enjoy your choice of two drinks: Champagne, mimosa, beer, wine, soda, or water. Please note that this is not a narrated tour however the crew are accessible through out the sailing trip to answer any questions you may have.
  • Sail the San Francisco Bay on a 2-hour cruise
  • Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz
  • View popular landmarks from the water
  • Relax and enjoy two included beverages
What to Expect
Board the boat at Pier 39 in Fisherman’s Wharf and grab a spot on the boat. Cruise under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge before sailing back through the bay. Take in the views of Sausalito and the Marin Headlands, then sail by Angel Island. Circle Alcatraz, the legendary former prison, on your way to the Bay Bridge. See views of the San Francisco skyline, Oakland, and Berkeley while keeping an eye out for seals and other marine wildlife. Enjoy two included beverages as you sail. There’s no guide or narrative while on board, but the captain and crew are on hand to answer any questions.
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Departure Point
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Captain and first mate accessible to answer any questions.
  • Your First Mate is also your DJ and your Photographer.
  • Use of jacket
  • Complimentary koozie to take home
  • 2 beverages
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infants recommended to be in packs attached to the guardian
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Recommend wearing layers
  • Extra jackets available to borrow on board
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was wonderful. We went under the Golden Gate, Bay Bridge, saw Alcatraz up close and the bay. It was a wonderful experience. The narration was very informative.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ark1944
Reviewed 31 August 2019

Enjoyed the ride. The captain and his crew did their job. Saw lots of seals and dolphins. Sun came out half way through and made for a perfect sail.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MaryGlendoraCa
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Enjoyable and different way to see San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz from the Santa Maria sailing boat. The captain and first mate will answer your question and bring you drinks.

Thank MunichFan
Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Such a great experience and super fun, but definitely hold onto the boat. Get Elliot as your first mate if possible he has a wealth of knowledge. The provide drinks, blankets, and jackets if you get cold. Once in a lifetime experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cleary B
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Sailing under the Golden Gate bridge was on my bucket list and it was as awesome as I thought it would be! The weather was as you expect August in SF to be: cold and foggy, but it just made it more memorable. The captain...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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