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Red and White Fleet, San Francisco

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Hop-On Hop-Off Tour · Wine Tour / Tasting
Welcome aboard the historic Red and White Fleet – San Francisco’s original sightseeing adventure since 1892. The family-owned fleet is located at Pier 43 ½ in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, offering daily sailings and bay cruises under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz narrated in 16 languages. Red and White’s bay cruises are a spectacular and convenient way for visitors to discover the biggest sights and landmarks of the City by the Bay.

Validated parking for up to 1-hr is offered to those parking in the "Triangle Parking Lot" across the street from Red and White Fleet, starting at 10AM daily. Parking ticket needs to be validated at the time of picking up cruise tickets from Red and White Fleet booth at Pier 43 1/2.

Sail under the Golden Gate and around Alcatraz aboard the 1-hr Golden Gate Bay Cruise – a San Francisco original narrated in 16 languages. Or enjoy sunsets, hearty appetizers, drinks and live guitar music aboard the relaxed 2-hr California Sunset Cruise. The new 90-minute Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise is an amazing way to celebrate the 75-year anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge as well as the incredible see San Francisco Bay Bridge. Hop-on bus tours and other adventures on land are available as well.
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  • Took a one hour boat trip to the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. An audio tour guide gives information all along the tour and it was very interesting. We learned quite a lot about San Francisco’s...  more »
  • Do it! Especially if you can’t get on to Alcatraz Island. It’s an hour of your life that you can spend appreciating San Francisco and our beautiful country. I recommend you go up-top, but whatever....  more »
  • Wonderful cruise around the SF Bay passing several famous sights like Alcatraz former prison, Angel Island, Tiburon and Sausalito, and then out under the Golden Gate Bridge and back to Pier 43 1/2. The finger food, fruit & veggie, and dessert buffet on the Twilight Cruise was plenty to eat and the seating was spacious. Three decks to enjoy different views and photo perspectives.
  • It was a great experience! Best 2hr cruise of the bay. Only wished they had more vegetarian options for food. Follow the eating demographics

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