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San Francisco Bay Sunset Cruise by Luxury Catamaran

San Francisco Bay Sunset Cruise by Luxury Catamaran

From US$ 75 per person

Enjoy a relaxing cruise on a luxury catamaran while the sun sets over San Francisco Bay. Sail past the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Sail by the infamous Alcatraz Island, Sausalito, and the Golden Gate Bridge on a luxury catamaran
  • View the San Francisco city skyline as the sun sets in the Pacific Ocean
  • Watch for the famous Pier 39 sea lions and other wildlife
Full description

Take a relaxing 90-minute round trip boat trip onboard a luxury catamaran. See sea lions, famous sights, and sunset views of San Francisco as the sun dips below the Bay. Sail by Alcatraz Island, under the Golden Gate Bridge, and past Sausalito. Search for the famous Pier 39 sea lions and other kinds of sea life playing in the ocean. Cruise along the shore, gazing on the city skyline as you watch the magnificent sunset.

Relax with a complimentary drink on board either a 55- or 65-foot catamaran. Both come complete with a protected viewing area, providing panoramic 360-degree viewing, in addition to canvas trampoline nets for the more adventurous who want to experience the sights in the bracing open air.

  • Boat cruise
  • Views of Pier 39 sea lions
  • Golden Gate Bridge views
  • Views of Alcatraz
  • Views of Sausalito
  • 1 complimentary drink
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Pier 39, Gate J, next to the sea lions. Pier 39 is just off The Embarcadero, near the intersection of Beach St, Grant Ave, and The Embarcadero. For your GPS, use 2 Beach St, San Francisco, CA, 94133. When you get to Pier39, stand on the sidewalk and look towards the water. Proceed through the main entrance to Pier39 shops, once inside head to your left out between the shops to the water (towards Golden Gate Bridge). Adventure Cat is at Gate J, located right next to the sea lion viewing area.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please arrive 30 minutes early to find parking and to locate the meeting point on Pier 39, Gate J, next to the sea lions
  • Bring a jacket and wear soft-soled shoes
  • No outside beverages may be brought on board
  • Please note that there is no smoking onboard the catamaran
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 688 reviews

Review summary

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This was overall a good experience and the crew was great, but I wouldn’t call this a “luxury” experience. The catamaran is very full and overall not in really great condition. Also, not their fault, but the wind and cold were brutal - we stayed hunkered in the cabin as did a lot of other folks. It was too cold to really enjoy the 1 complimentary drink. In hindsight, I would have probably just booked the cheaper ferry cruise. That being said, this was overall a good experience.

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September 7, 2021

It was a beautiful way to check out the bay!! Very organized, comfortable and on time. The only thing we thought of to make it even better was to have an "adult only" sailing. There were so many small kids running around, my husband and I really didn't like that and it made the environment less enjoyable. Their parents were not watching and/or disciplining them. As parents of a college bound teenager - we prefer to not have small kids on our activities so we'd be the first to sign up for an adult only tour.

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August 2, 2021

Instead of going to the bar in the evening, dress warm and take this sailing trip. Although I'd hoped for the background setting to be more romantic, once the sun starting going down (closer to 8 PM), the trip was more of what I imagined. The crew was friendly and in case you were cold (you'll be even in the summer!), they are prepared to give you a jacket. I personally don't like canned drinks so I didn't care for one, but yes, you can drink while sailing. If you go to SF with group of friends, this can be fun.

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July 1, 2021

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