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Panoramic Bay Cruise Sail with Half Day Wine Country Experience

Panoramic Bay Cruise Sail with Half Day Wine Country Experience

Highlights: - Panoramic view of the San Francisco skyline, sail around Alcatraz Island and underneath the Golden Gate Bridge on this 1 hour bay cruise sail. - Get out of San Francisco and enjoy a half day excursion to Wine Country! - Enjoy tastings at 2 wineries (All wine tastings fees included). - Exclusive winery cave tours included!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.00
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Bachelorette Sailing Party on San Diego Bay up to 12 Guests

Bachelorette Sailing Party on San Diego Bay up to 12 Guests

Nothing beats a Catamaran Bachelorette Party on San Diego bay for up to 12 guests. Enjoy breathtaking views of downtown, the naval base, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines, not to mention an incredible abundance of sea life including Sea Lions, Dolphins and Whales. Whether you need a classic sailboat or catamaran for your Bachelorette Party, we can provide a private catamaran that is roomy, comfortable and stable. Much heavier than traditional boats today, Sea Esta will provide a steady, smooth sail no matter what the conditions. This large and stable catamaran is perfect for sightseeing around San Diego Bay and the perfect bachelorette party yacht for you and your guests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,200.00
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Sunset Sailing Tour of San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

Sunset Sailing Tour of San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

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A Sunset Sailing Charter on San Diego Bay is an awesome way to spend the day sightseeing in beautiful San Diego. Pacifica Sailing Charters offers several different types of sunset sailing charters and boat tours. Our sunset sailing charters and boat tours take you on an exciting tour of San Diego Bay. Book a sunset sailing boat charter and stretch out in the San Diego sunshine with a trusty skipper at the helm, A sunset sailing boat tour on San Diego Bay with Pacifica Sailing Charters is the perfect sailing experience for you and your guests. With over 20 years of boating on San Diego Bay and the waters surrounding the San Diego harbor, our sunset boat charters and sunset sailing boat tours are rated #1 on Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$500.00
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Sailing Charter Sightseeing Cruise on San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

Sailing Charter Sightseeing Cruise on San Diego Bay up to 6 Guests

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A Sailing Charter on San Diego Bay is an awesome way to spend the day sightseeing in beautiful San Diego. Pacifica Sailing Charters offers several different types of sailing charters and boat tours. Sail San Diego with us. Our sailing charters and boat tours take you on an exciting tour of San Diego Bay. Book a sailing boat charter and stretch out in the San Diego sunshine with a trusty skipper at the helm, Choose from several types of yacht charters, catamaran cruises, sailboats, and powered luxury yachts. A sailing boat tour on San Diego Bay with Pacifica Sailing Charters is the perfect sailing experience for you and your guests. . With over 20 years of boating on San Diego Bay and the waters surrounding the San Diego harbor, our boat charters and sailing boat tours are rated #1 on Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor...
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$533.34
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Catamaran Sailing Cruise on San Diego Bay for up to 6 Guests

Catamaran Sailing Cruise on San Diego Bay for up to 6 Guests

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Take in views of San Diego's top attractions from the deck of your own private yacht—yours for a few hours, anyway. This private catamaran cruise for up to six people allows you to relax and enjoy the ocean breeze, listening to commentary from your captain. Keep watch for whales, sea lions, and dolphins while enjoying provided snacks and bottled water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$600.00
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Private Sailing Adventures with Gone Sailing

Private Sailing Adventures with Gone Sailing

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Avoid the stress of being on a loud and crowded boat by opting to charter a private yacht instead. Admire the beauty of the San Diego coastline and get the chance to spot marine life such as whales or dolphins. Stay hydrated along the way with bottled water included, as well as snacks too.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$580.00
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Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bay Cruise

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Enjoy a relaxing outing on San Francisco Bay with a cruise. Take in panoramic views of the city skyline, marvel at Alcatraz Island, and journey beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Choose to sit indoors or savor cool bay breezes from an outdoor deck and experience San Francisco in a whole new way from the water. You can even learn about the sights that you're seeing from a free audio tour—available on any personal wifi-enabled device. This ticket allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Escape from the Rock Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Escape from the Rock Cruise

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Learn stories behind the Bay Area's most notorious former federal penitentiary on a fascinating 'Escape from the Rock' cruise. Board a boat for a journey through the bay while listening to audio recordings (available in several languages) from ex-prisoners and guards about daily life on 'The Rock.' Learn about the Birdman of Alcatraz and the infamous 1962 'Alcatraz Escape,' and come to know why Alcatraz instilled fear into the hearts of even the worst-of-the-worst criminals. Tours are accessible on any of your own wifi-enabled iPads, smartphones or other devices. This ticket allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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Take an evening cruise wining and dining aboard the ‘Spirit of San Diego,’ enjoying top-notch food and drink, plus sparkling skyline views during this San Diego dinner cruise. Dig into your included gourmet meal, accompanied by a complimentary cocktail and live on-board entertainment, as you cruise 25-miles worth of California’s beautiful coastline and gaze at the twinkling stars above. You can also upgrade your cruise to include an unlimited open bar for an additional price.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.90
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San Diego Harbor Cruise

San Diego Harbor Cruise

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Spend a few hours relaxing, sunbathing and sightseeing in the placid waters just off San Diego during this 1 or 2 hour San Diego Harbor cruise. Sit back and relax as you take in a fully-narrated tour, offering top-notch sight lines of the San Diego skyline, a cruise under Coronado Bridge, a look at the bustling US Naval fleet and a chance to spot some of the harbor’s resident sea lions. Choose between 1 and 2 hour cruise options, offering you two trips to fit your schedule and interests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.00
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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

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Zoom around the waters of San Diego Bay on a jet boat ride that provides speed, splashes, and spins. As you race through the scenic waterway, your captain points out landmarks including the USS Midway, Coronado Island, Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, and the city skyline. Hang on as your captain takes your boat into power slides, 360-degree spins and other thrilling maneuvers—a high-octane twist on sightseeing in San Diego.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise

San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise

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Enjoy Sunday in beautiful San Diego with a 2-hour brunch cruise on a luxury yacht. Help yourself to the seafood, steak, waffles and chocolate fountain at the buffet while sipping on unlimited mimosas. While you drink and feast, soak up the views of the water and the city skyline around you. When you’re ready to stretch your sea legs, head to the dance floor where live entertainment and music awaits.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.55
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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Seal Tour

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See San Diego’s sights by land and water on a 1.5-hour seal tour independent shore excursion, and explore this picturesque port of call in an amphibious vehicle. Listen to stories that bring San Diego’s history to life as you travel along the water’s edge, then steer straight into San Diego Bay. Take in sweeping views of SeaWorld, watch for the seals and sea lions that play, eat and bask at Quivira Basin and return to your ship along the scenic Harbor Drive.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.00
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Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego

Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego

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Watch the sun set over San Diego during an all-inclusive small-group cruise aboard a classic sailboat. Pass landmarks such as the Maritime Museum, Coronado Bridge, and USS Midway, and look for sea lions, dolphins, and other wildlife around San Diego Harbor on the 2.5-hour cruise.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
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Napa Valley Private River Cruise

Napa Valley Private River Cruise

For a little something different in Napa Valley, get off the often-crowded wine country roads and take to the Napa River on a 3-hour cruise. Aboard the ‘Kiwi Cat,’ a New Zealand–built power yacht that holds a maximum of 12 guests, glide along the river to admire the scenery and look for native wildlife like waterfowl. You can bring your own food and drinks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,115.39
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Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

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Visit charming Sausalito, cruise across San Francisco Bay and stare up in wonder at the redwood trees of Muir Woods on this combo tour from San Francisco—the perfect day out in the Bay Area. Experience the Golden Gate Bridge from both above and below as you drive across it and glide under it, and learn about some of California’s oldest and tallest natural wonders, the coastal redwoods. In Sausalito, you can stroll along the waterfront or shop in the galleries and boutiques.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Mix & Save: San Francisco Grand City Tour + Escape from the Rock Cruise

Mix & Save: San Francisco Grand City Tour + Escape from the Rock Cruise

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Get acquainted with the City by the Bay during this 3.5-hour San Francisco tour, including a 1.5-hour cruise around Alcatraz Island. First make your way through the city’s most popular neighborhoods, and see main attractions, such as Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge. Then, hit the water on a cruise around Alcatraz Island, and learn about the history and the former inmates of the notorious penitentiary.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.00
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Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour

Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour

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Explore San Francisco and Alcatraz on this 2-in-1 tour. Hop aboard a ferry for a scenic ride to Alcatraz and enjoy the award-winning audio walking tour. Plus, enjoy a coach tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Learn about the City by the Bay through visits to top attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, the Presidio, and the Palace of Fine Arts.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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Mix & Save: Muir Woods and Sausalito + Escape From the Rock Cruise

Mix & Save: Muir Woods and Sausalito + Escape From the Rock Cruise

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Combine some of the San Francisco area's top sights—Alcatraz, Muir Woods, and Sausalito—in a single day tour. Traveling in a luxury bus, you'll be able to focus on the sights while someone else drives and provides insightful commentary. Explore Muir Woods and Sausalito independently, then hop a boat for a cruise around Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.00
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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Explore one of California's most iconic settings from the beauty of San Francisco Bay. This narrated Golden Gate Bay cruise journeys alongside Alcatraz and Angel Island State Park, past the shores of Sausalito and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. You can choose to view the sights from inside your boat or out on deck.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bridge-to-Bridge Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bridge-to-Bridge Cruise

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On this San Francisco bridge cruise, get an up-close look at the city’s two engineering marvels—the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge—as you travel across San Francisco Bay. See major city sights like Alcatraz, Coit Tower, and the Ferry Building, and listen to recorded commentary about the city's legendary architecture while you glide under both bridges.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise

San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise

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See San Diego from a marine vantage point on this 90-minute harbor cruise, including a look at the marina, seabirds and potential sea lion sightings. Listen to live narration from your captain and enjoy for-purchase snacks from the onboard snack bar.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise

San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise

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Sail along the San Diego Bay on this relaxing 1-hour cruise. While aboard, enjoy views of the city, as well as US naval vessels, the Star of India, and the Coronado Bridge. Catch sight of the Hotel del Coronado, and spot sea lions in their natural habitats. Along the 1-hour route, you can pick up a snack and drink at the snack bar (own expense), and relax as you cruise the water.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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San Diego Summer Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise

San Diego Summer Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise

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Hop aboard a whale-watching cruise in San Diego for the chance to see whales and other Pacific marine life. You'll head out of the bay into the open ocean on board a large boat to look for the whales on the surface of the water.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.00
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

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Take a boat tour on Lake Tahoe to soak up the alpine beauty of Emerald Bay, one of the lake’s most scenic spots. As you glide across the water on the M.S. Dixie II, admire the surrounding Sierra Nevadas, and cruise past Emerald Bay’s Fannete Island, the lake’s only island, as well as Vikingsholm Castle, a unique home on the shore. Plus, watch a video on board about the interesting underwater features of the lake.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.75
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San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

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Admire San Francisco and its surrounding sights from the water on a San Francisco Bay sailing cruise. Onboard a catamaran, sail past the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, legendary Alcatraz Island, and the hamlet of Sausalito. Take advantage of great photo ops while you soak up the sea breeze during this scenic tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.00
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Catalina Island Sealife Safari

Catalina Island Sealife Safari

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Venture out from Avalon into the Catalina Channel on a sturdy Ribcraft boat for an adrenaline-fueled one-hour tour. Look for dolphins and sea lions in the Pacific Ocean and along the coast, and learn about Catalina Island's history and landmarks from your knowledgeable guide. Expect a fast, fun and informative ride that offers another perspective on the natural beauty of Catalina Island.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.14
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Golden Gate Bay Cruise + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Golden Gate Bay Cruise + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

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Discover top sights along San Francisco's iconic waterfront during this time-saver guided tour. Learn about the evolution of the picturesque waterfront city, from the gold rush frenzy to the advent of the cable-car. Highlights include the sea lions on Pier 39, stunning views overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, and a stop at the historic Old Del Monte Fruit Cannery. Upgrade to include a sightseeing cruise along the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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2-Hour Sunset Sail on the San Francisco Bay

2-Hour Sunset Sail on the San Francisco Bay

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Come aboard the Privateer for a beautiful sailing journey along the San Francisco Bay where you can enjoy sightseeing at the most beautiful time of day—sunset. Coast along as you spot out Alcatraz, the Sausalito shoreline, and the Golden Gate bridge, all with a drink of choice in your hand.  
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour

1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour

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Take a relaxing afternoon sailing cruise aboard a traditional sailboat on the San Francisco Bay. Cruise past landmarks such as Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, the Sausalito waterfront, and Golden Gate Bridge, and see the San Francisco skyline on your way back to Pier 39. Includes two drinks, and personalized attention from the crew and captain.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

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Go sailing on the San Francisco Bay on a spectacular sailboat cruise from Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf. Head to the Golden Gate Bridge for sweeping views of the Marin Headlands, Tiburon and Sausalito, then glide across the bay, passing Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, The Presidio, Crissy Field, Ghirardelli Square, and the Bay Bridge. You can enjoy two complimentary glasses of sparkling wine, beer or soda, and ask your captain and crew any questions you may have along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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