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    Sunset Sail with Beer and Wine

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    After dinner but before going out, come appreciate San Francisco's city lights from a whole different angle. On this evening cruise, head down the city front past the historic Piers and Embarcadero as you take in the sights of the lit up financial district and the Ferry building, twinkling and reflecting off the calm evening waters. Enjoy a complimentary toast under the Bay Bridge and continue on to McCovey Cove and AT&T park. On the ride back, the stereo gets cranked up to prepare you for the San Francisco party scene, only a few blocks from where your ship docks. This is truly an unforgettable sail and the perfect way to start your San Francisco night!
    Sunset Sail with Beer and Wine

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a 2 hour sailboat cruise of San Francisco's iconic skyline lit up at night
    • Pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as the Bay Bridge, McCovey Cove, and AT&T park
    • Relax on deck as you sip on two glasses of complimentary beer, wine, champagne, or soda
    • Start your night out in the most beautiful and exciting way possible
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    Sailing Tour

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    Set sail for a day of leisure and relaxation on the Privateer, a 41 foot Islander Freeport built to be a party boat for a rock star! The Privateer is the only monohull (traditional) sailboat on Fisherman's Wharf licensed to carry more than 6 passengers. With two masts and teak decks, she is a very high class yacht indeed. On your 90-minute tour of the Wharf, enjoy complimentary beer and wine and entertaining commentary from your captain as you pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Sausalito. Grab some friends and your sense of adventure to discover SF like never before!
    Sailing Tour

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a narrated 90-minute sailboat cruise of San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf
    • Relax on the deck of the Privateer, a 41-foot Islander Freeport built to be a party boat for a rock star
    • Pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as Alcatraz, Angel Island, and the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Sip on some complimentary beer and wine during your ride
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    San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Come aboard and enjoy a unique tour of San Francisco... out on the waters! Cruising on the bay will give you a totally different view of this dynamic city. You'll head west towards the Pacific Ocean for prime panoramic views of San Francisco. You'll be able to see Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Mason, Pacific Heights, and more -- all from the comfort of your boat! Keep your eyes peeled for wild sea lions relaxing on specially built sun pads atop the water! You'll also travel past the notorious Alcatraz Island, where your attention will be drawn to the huge water tower, cell block, and eerie old lighthouse.
    San Francisco Bay Cruise

    2800 Leavenworth St, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a cruise along the San Francisco Bay for a unique tour of the city
    • Get panoramic views of San Francisco, from Fisherman's Wharf to Fort Mason
    • Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge for a lesser-known perspective of this iconic landmark
    • Pass by Alcatraz, where your attention will be drawn to the eerie cell block and old lighthouse
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    Bay Sail on San Francisco Bay

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    Feel the rush of the sea breeze in your face as you sail by the San Francisco skyline as it twinkles to life! Capture breathtaking sights going UNDER the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz, and by a colony of grunting sea lions. Or, if you'd rather protect your hairdo, take in the majestic views from the vantage point of the 360 degree protected viewing area. You can even combine the beauty of the harbor with the thrill of flight, as you lounge on a raised canvas net. You'll enjoy snacks and drinks for purchase as the awe-inspiring Golden Gate Bridge floats above you. Soak in the Bay Area's unique beauty in style and comfort!
    Bay Sail on San Francisco Bay

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Experience the Bay Area with a beautiful sailing tour
    • See stunning iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the sea lions of Pier 39
    • Augment your surroundings with an optional audio tour
    • Feel the wind in your face or take it all in from the comfort of a protected viewing area
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    Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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    Want to experience San Francisco's must-do attraction? Take the 60-minute Golden Gate Bay Cruise and you'll see why it's the perfect introduction to San Francisco. The narrated one-hour cruise does a loop of San Francisco Bay, sailing next to Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge! Departing from Pier 43 in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, you'll sail past the San Francisco skyline and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach and San Francisco Maritime National Park.

    As you head west toward the Golden Gate Bridge, cruise along Fort Mason and the Marina District which was devastated in the 1989 earthquake. Don't miss incredible photo opportunities when sailing directly under the massive 4,200-foot (1,260-meter) span of the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Steaming back into the bay, you'll travel past the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands and the legendary town of Sausalito, home to the 1960s flower generation. With Angel Island State Park to your left, you'll slowly cruise around the infamous island of Alcatraz.

    On your way back to Fisherman's Wharf, look out for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Coit Tower. After a full hour of exciting sights, the barking sea lions at Pier 39 will welcome you back to Pier 43.

    All cruise vessels offer indoor and outdoor seating, restrooms, and seasonal snack bar service. The award-winning audio narration is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Mandarin, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian and Vietnamese. Vessels operate on biodiesel - a renewable energy source.
    Golden Gate Bay Cruise

    43 The Embarcadero, San Francisco

    • Sail the beautiful San Francisco skyline past North Beach on a narrated one-hour cruise
    • Capture sights along Fort Mason and the Marina District, and pass the infamous Alcatraz Island
    • Travel directly under the Golden Gate Bridge for unbelievable photo opportunities
    • View colonies of sea lions and other sea critters as you meander along the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands
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    Alcatraz Escape History Tour

    Murder, mayhem, and mobsters -- interesting enough for you? On this Escape the Rock tour, you'll embark on a sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and straight to Alcatraz! As the cruise ship circles around the island, you'll see every angle of this mysterious site. Hear the chilling accounts of escape attempts by some of Alcatraz's notorious criminals, as well as their descriptions of brutality on the island. Plus, this special cruise is "fully-loaded" with sound effects and stories of Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and even Clyde Johnson!
    Alcatraz Escape History Tour

    2800 Leavenworth St, San Francisco

    • Embark on a cruise that circles around the mysterious Alcatraz Island
    • See every angle of this island, from the old lighthouse and the water tower to the cell block
    • Hear chilling accounts of escape attempts by some of Alcatraz's notorious criminals
    • Learn about the stories of Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and even Clyde Johnson's time in this feared max-security prison
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    Dinner Dance Cruise

    Treat yourself and a special someone to a night that you're sure to remember with this gorgeous cruise! On this formal cruise, you'll climb aboard a chic yacht and take off into the crystal waters of the San Francisco Bay for a ride around some of its major sights. While the city lights start to twinkle, you'll take in amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge, AT&T Park, the Bay Bridge, Coit Tower, Levi Tower, and more. To enhance your experience, you'll enjoy indulging in a sit-down 4-course dinner featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients and 5-star cooking complete with complimentary coffee and tea. Plus, you'll have the chance to dance away your dinner as you twirl and move to fabulous live music with your special someone either under the covered deck or out on a breezy balcony overlooking the sea and the sights. Cheers to that!
    Dinner Dance Cruise

    928 Harrison St, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a beautiful and formal cruise through the San Francisco Bay on a comfortable and chic yacht
    • Take in gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, AT&T Park, and more as you enjoy live music and a cozy atmosphere
    • Complete your experience with a 5-star, 4-course sit-down dinner featuring seasonal ingredients and talented cooking
    • Relax and unwind as you enjoy the chance to see San Francisco in a whole new way
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    San Francisco Bay Hopping Sail

    With so much to see, it is hard to imagine packing all of San Francisco in just one trip. And it's true, there is no way to see everything the city has to offer, but a ride on the Bay Voyager is a relaxing way to knock out many of the sights on your SF list! On your 3 hour tour aboard the Bay Voyager, you'll be amazed by how many of the sights of SF are visible from the bay. You'll feel chills as you pass by the infamous Alcatraz Island, then awe at landmarks like Coit Tower back on shore, and of course, you'll pass under both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. This is a great way to start any trip to San Francisco!
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    San Francisco Bay Hopping Sail

    The Embarcadero & Beach St, San Francisco

    • A perfect adventure for those short on time but wanting to see some of the best views of the bay along the waterfront
    • Start and finish at Pier 39, with views of Alcatraz, Coit Tower, and Forbes Island along the way
    • See the highlights of San Francisco bay and if weather permits, even head out to sea
    • Includes complimentary, locally-sourced snacks and drinks
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    Giants Game on Party Boat in McCovey

    Love baseball and boats? Take in a San Francisco Giants game from McCovey Cove on board one SF Bay Adventures' beautiful party boats. McCovey Cove, officially known as China Basin, is the locals' name for the part of the San Francisco Bay that sits just beyond the the right field wall of AT&T Park. Home runs hit into the waters even have a special name, dubbed "Splash Hits," and they are entered into the official Giants record book. Baseball fans have been taking to the waters of McCovey Cove since the park opened hoping to catch a home run ball enjoy the game in a unique way. With SF Bay Adventures, you can take part in this proud tradition in style.
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    Giants Game on Party Boat in McCovey

    1001 Bridgeway, Sausalito

    • Take in a San Francisco Giants game from a party boat in McCovey Cove
    • Enjoy the gorgeous view of the city skyline from the San Francisco Bay
    • Have a chance to catch a "splash hit"home run ball
    • Experience a baseball game in a unique way with friends and family
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    Bridge to Bridge Cruise

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    Go under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge on this scenic cruise along picturesque San Francisco Bay. Pass Alcatraz, Treasure Island and AT&T Park, and enjoy views of the city skyline dotted by Coit Tower, the Ferry Building, the Transamerica Pyramid, the Palace of Fine Arts and more. Fascinating audio commentary lets you learn about the construction of these famous bridges, as well as San Francisco's unique architecture, history, geology and culture. Head to Fisherman's Wharf in the afternoon to board your cruise. Then, sit back and relax as your expert captain takes you along picturesque San Francisco Bay. Pass Alcatraz Island and soak up views of San Francisco's stunning skyline, dotted with famous landmarks and attractions including Coit Tower, the Ferry Building, the iconic Transamerica Pyramid and the domed Palace of Fine Arts. Have your camera ready as you cruise under the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge, where the Pacific spills into San Francisco Bay. You'll get unparalleled views from right underneath the bridge! You'll also travel under the colossal Bay Bridge, linking San Francisco with Oakland and the rest of the East Bay. Admire Treasure Island and snap photos of AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. Throughout your cruise, audio commentary, available in 16 languages, teaches you interesting facts about how these bridges were built. You'll also learn about San Francisco's unique architecture, history, geology and culture. Your vessel features restrooms and indoor and outdoor seating. You're free to bring your own lunch on board to enjoy while you take in the sights, and there is also a full bar and snacks available for purchase.
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    Bridge to Bridge Cruise

    43 The Embarcadero, San Francisco

    • Travel under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge on a scenic cruise of San Francisco Bay
    • Hear fascinating audio commentary about the construction of these famous and historic bridges
    • Take in spectacular views of Alcatraz, Treasure Island, AT&T Park, and the city skyline
    • Learn about San Francisco's unique architecture, history, geology and culture
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