Anchored in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco’s #1 destination, Red and White Fleet sets sail with its 2013 cruise schedule. Featured cruises include the city-by-the-bay’s famous Golden Gate Bay Cruise, the Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise, the breathtaking California Sunset and Twilight Cruises and a host of seasonal “departures” as well. San Francisco Bay cruises are as follows:
Golden Gate Bay Cruise
As San Francisco’s original sightseeing adventure, this one-hour narrated cruise sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz Island, and highlights important “landmarks” of San Francisco history, including life at the Barbary Coast during the Gold Rush, the building of the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island’s history as an immigration station and the Federal Penitentiary of Alcatraz (8-12 daily sailings starting at 10am). With an audio tour available in 12 languages, prices are as follows: Adults (18+) = $28; Youth (5-17) = $18; and Children under five = free.
Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise
The only cruise that sails under both the Golden Gate and Bay bridges, this 1½ hour loop passes the city’s entire bay waterfront and features San Francisco’s illustrious pastimes, unique architecture, natural history and Native American culture on exclusive headphone audio available in 12 language choices, The Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise departs 2-4 times daily from Pier 43½. Prices are as follows: Adults (18+) = $36; Youth (5-17) = $24; and Children under five = free.
California Sunset + Twilight Cruises
On these casual two-hour cruises, passengers enjoy views of the city’s stunning sunset over the Pacific Ocean, live guitar entertainment, hearty appetizers from the buffet and a beer, wine or soda from the bar. Nestled into the warm and cozy atmosphere of Red and White Fleet’s historic ferry boats, the cruise will pass along the skyline of San Francisco with its modern skyscrapers and historic landmarks, past the infamous island of Alcatraz and cruise under the impressive San Francisco Bay Bridge and the legendary Golden Gate Bridge. Cruise schedule varies during the course of the year, with daily departures in the Summer (May 23-September 3) and 3-5 times a week during the other seasons. Prices are as follows: Adults (18+) = $58; Youth (5-17) = $40; and Children under five = free.