Blue & Gold Fleet cruises, ferries and boat tours from PIER 39
Blue & Gold Fleet Under Golden Gate Bridge
Blue & Gold Fleet Friends at Golden Gate Bridge
Blue & Gold Fleet Daughter Alcatraz
Blue & Gold Fleet Dad and Daughter near Bay Bridge
Blue & Gold Fleet Alcatraz

Blue & Gold Fleet


Blue & Gold Fleet is the premier ferry service provider on San Francisco Bay. Visitors to the Bay Area always love an opportunity to see the City’s breathtaking views and surrounding marine beauty and Blue & Gold Fleet has been providing these services for over 40 years.

Sightseeing Cruises offered by Blue & Gold Fleet include:

  • San Francisco Bay Cruise: This fully-narrated one-hour cruise sails past the world famous sea lions at PIER 39, underneath the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, around mysterious Alcatraz Island, past Angel Island State Park, and along San Francisco’s historic waterfront. Enjoy fantastic photo opportunities and breathtaking views. Click here for more information.
  • Escape From the Rock: A 90-minute journey that sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and then circles Alcatraz. This special San Francisco Bay tour is “fully-loaded” with harrowing stories and undisclosed secrets of life on “The Rock.” Click here for more information.

Multi-Language Audio Tours Are Available
Blue & Gold Fleet offers a multi-language audio tour on the San Francisco Bay Cruise and Escape from the Rock cruises.  The tour is available in nine languages and accessed using your smartphone, tablet or other Wi-Fi enabled device.

Ferry Services offered by Blue & Gold Fleet include:

  • Blue & Gold Fleet provides ferry service to Sausalito and Tiburon.  Through a contract with the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), ferry service to Vallejo, Alameda/Oakland, Harbor Bay, South San Francisco, Richmond, Oracle Park (for San Francisco Giants games and special events) and Chase Center (for Golden State Warriors games and special events). Blue & Gold Fleet operates a fleet of 21 vessels.

Special Event Cruises:

Blue & Gold Fleet offers a variety of seasonal and special events cruises. Click here for more information.

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