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Red and White Fleet

Pier 43 1/2, Historic Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-673-2900
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Founded in 1892, the family-owned Red and White Fleet is San Francisco's original sightseeing adventure and only multilingual sightseeing cruise. All of Red and White Fleet's cruises depart from Pier 43½ at the end of Taylor Street, in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf.Sail under the Golden Gate and around Alcatraz aboard the 1-hr Golden Gate Bay Cruise featuring headphone audio about San Francisco sights and history in 12 languages; 8-12 daily cruises starting at 10AM. Or enjoy amazing sunset views, live music and hearty appetizers aboard the relaxed 2-hr California Sunset Cruise with sailings from April-October. Winter departures are offered aboard the California Twilight Cruise from November through March.The 90-min Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise promises spectacular views of the entire San Francisco skyline, from the Golden Gate Bridge all the way to the Bay Bridge with year-round sailings. Tours feature headphone audio in 12 languages.Red and White Fleet also offers a variety of tours on land for sale, from hop-on hop-off tours, to motor coach excursions to the Napa & Sonoma Wine Country, Monterey & Carmel, Muir Woods & Sausalito, and Yosemite.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“sunset cruise” (91 reviews)
“bridge tour” (75 reviews)
“bay bridge” (94 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pier 43 1/2, Historic Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
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+1 415-673-2900
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We purchased tickets on trip advisor prior to visiting San Francisco for the bridge to bridge cruise. We left it too late to get tickets to Alcatraz so figured this would be the next best thing. We are so pleased that we did this cruise,...More

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Dorothy L
4 August 2018|
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Response from Ruth W | Reviewed this property |
The boat doesn't stop but you cruise around it. Get a really good viewing and the commentary very informative
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Kristofer M
19 July 2018|
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Response from singhalanju | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code for this. But SF is very windy especially during the evening it’s better to carry a jacket. We took an afternoon cruise. So I don’t know about the sunset cruise.
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Rudraksha
26 January 2018|
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Response from Phyllis P | Reviewed this property |
We ordered on line, but, just to be safe, we had printed out the tickets. I believe that either way will work.
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