For those interested in discovering after-work or post-convention activities for relaxed team and client outings during the summer season, Red and White Fleet offers its one of a kind Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise.Now thru September 2, the daily 5:45 pm departure provides passengers with an opportunity to unwind at the end of the day and take in the great views of San Francisco’s entire waterfront, while enjoying drinks at Happy Hour prices.
Along the way, guests will be thrilled to cruise under the legendary Golden Gate Bridge, past the evolutionary Bay Bridge while soaking up all the attractions in between. As the only bay tour that passes under both magnificent bridges, the cruise features spectacular views of urban and natural scenery, all combined into one 90-minute loop that includes an optional headphone audio tour that is available in 12 languages.
To help set a festive mood amongst friends and colleagues at the end of the day, Red and White Fleet’s Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise features Happy Hour every evening at 5:45pm. Specialty cocktails include: Rum Punch; Gin + Tonic; Margarita; Bloody Mary; Irish coffee; imported and microbrew beers; bottles of wine; and featured cocktails of the week (Mai Tai, Washington Apple and a Dirty Shirley). For the 5:45pm Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise only, Red and White Fleet offers free pub snacks with the purchase of any cocktail (typical bar mix or trail mix).
Prices for the Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise are as follows: Adults (18+) = $36; Youth (5-17) = $24; and Children under five = free. Tickets purchased now or at any time for the Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise are valid within 365 days after the date of purchase.
Whether traveling from out of town or commuting on public transportation to Fisherman’s Wharf, there are several options for getting to Pier 43½, including the F-Line trolleys; Cable Car; Pedicab; or a leisurely stroll along the city-by-the-bay’s vibrant Waterfront. Pier 43 ½ is only a short cab ride from Moscone Center and Downtown San Francisco.
Advance bookings are recommended as this cruise sells out on some occasions. A full bar with drinks, snacks and merchandise (including logo wear) are available onboard.
Since it’s origin during the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939, millions of locals and visitors alike have enjoyed a journey aboard Red and White Fleet’s Golden Gate Bay Cruise, where tours lead passengers past San Francisco’s biggest landmarks, including under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz. Ideal for entertaining guests from near and far, features of the tour include: Red and White Fleet’s exclusive headphone audio, available in 12 languages; up close views of marine wildlife (seagulls, pelicans, sea lions and even dolphins). A cash bar with drinks, snacks and merchandise is available. Starting every day* at 10:00 a.m., Red And White Fleet has eight – 14 daily departures from Pier 43½, which is located in the very heart of Fisherman’s Wharf.