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San Francisco Bay Cruise & Double Decker Night Tour

During the day enjoy the breathtaking views of San Francisco’s skyline from the water and get close to Alcatraz Island during the 60-minute Bay Cruise. In the evening, ride on an open-top Double Decker bus to see the most vibrant neighborhoods of San Francisco, such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Russian Hill, Nob Hill, and the Financial District.

San Francisco Bay Cruise

The San Francisco Bay Cruise is a must-do in San Francisco. After boarding the boat at the pier in Fisherman's Wharf, you may get a glimpse of the famous sea lion colony and catch your first sight of the exciting attractions at Pier 39 from the water. Heading west towards the Pacific Ocean, there are incredible views of the San Francisco skyline, including Fisherman's Wharf, the Aquatic Park, Fort Mason, the Marina District, Pacific Heights, Crissy Fields and the Presidio.

The thrilling highlight of the tour is when you get to cruise underneath the Golden Gate Bridge while the bridge spans over you for 1.7 miles. You can almost touch the Pacific Ocean and you have great views of Baker Beach, Seacliff and Marin County. We head back towards Alcatraz, completing a full circle of the famous prison island, followed by the best views of the Bay Bridge, Downtown, and the San Francisco hills.

Enjoy this breathtaking tour along San Francisco's waterfront and experience the exciting history of the city and the bay while you cruise past San Francisco’s most famous landmarks.

San Francisco Night Tour

Departing from Fisherman’s Wharf we ride along the vibrant Pier 39, up to Russian Hill and Nob Hill with its magnificent Grace Cathedral. Enjoy the great views down the steep roads of California Street which is climbed by the famous San Francisco Cable Cars. The tour continues through Chinatown and the Financial District through some of the modern high-rises.

Cross the impressive Bay Bridge which displays a spectacular art installation of lights in the evening, San Francisco’s most sparkling light sculpture. From Treasure Island - a little stretch of land between San Francisco and Oakland – you will have breathtaking views of the city’s skyline. On the way back, enjoy the fresh breeze along the waterfront, passing the Ferry Building and another spectacular view of the Bay Bridge before returning to Fisherman’s Wharf.

Your English-speaking tour guide will make sure that you will have an exciting and fun time during the tour while you can soak in the wonderful sights of San Francisco.

Experience Includes

  • See San Francisco by boat during the day and by bus at night

  • Enjoy magnificent views from an open top bus

  • Sail underneath the Golden Gate Bridge

  • Explore Alcatraz Island up close from the water

  • See the spectacular art installation of lights at the Bay Bridge

  • Live commentary on the bus and multilingual audio-guide on the boat

Experience Excludes

  • Tips and gratuity
  • Meals and beverages
  • Hotel pick up

Departs

Daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve)

Departure location

San Francisco Night Tour: 99 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 San Francisco Bay Cruise: Fisherman’s Wharf (exact location provided upon voucher redemption)

Start times

San Francisco Bay Cruise – recurring departures between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM San Francisco Night Tour – 6:30 PM (additional departures in the summer)

Duration

San Francisco Night Tour: approx. 60-90 minutes San Francisco Bay Cruise: 60 minutes

Terms & Conditions

  • Free cancellation any time before your tour. Any cancellation after the tour date will be non-refundable.

  • Ticket Validity: Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour: 1 day & San Francisco Bay Cruise: one time use