Come try our 90-minute cruise enticing you to experience the San Francisco Bay Area NPS sites. An exceptional 8 nautical mile scenic adventure highlighting Crissy Field, Fort Point, the Marin Headlands, Fort Baker and Alcatraz Island.

Bay Discovery Cruise Tour

Pricing & Information
Ticket TypeAgePrice
Toddler4 and underFree
Family Pack2 Adults and 2 Child (ages 5-11)$120.25

Tickets Include

  • Ninety (90) minute Bay Discovery Cruise from Pier 33 and returning to Pier 33.
  • Forty-five (45) minute audio tour offered in twenty (20) languages.
  • Use of our 3D touch-table, display pads, binoculars and tactile exhibits.

*This tour does not dock at Alcatraz Island. Sails under the Golden Gate Bridge weather permitting.

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for Bay Discovery Cruise Tours

Break free from monotonous and ordinary tours!
Get onboard the Bay Discovery Cruise designed to get you to #FindYourPark. This ninety (90) minute tour gets you out on the San Francisco Bay and pushes you to plan your perfect escape of your dreams.

From site to site, we journey across the fantastic Bay gathering the sights and sounds in a one-of-a-kind trip. Free from shore for 8 nautical miles upon leaving Pier 33, your exploration features NPS sites including, but not limited to, Crissy Field, Fort Point, the Marin Headlands, Fort Baker and Alcatraz Island.

Experience may include topics such as hearing the life of a colorful inmates on Alcatraz Island, how the WWII home front icon was founded, imagining yourself surrounded by the age-old redwoods of Muir Woods, the explosive defensive positioning of the Forts during the gold-rush, bustling energy of World’s Fairs and more!

Our upgraded vessel (minimizing its diesel fuel consumption) has it all to help you generate an action plan to visit NPS and GGNRA sites using break-through onboard interpretive services including a forty-five (45) minute audio tour available in twenty (20) languages including audio-described, Braille, large font type transcriptions and via an assisted-listening audio device. In the interior atrium, we have the latest escape planning devices to get you to any Park you wish to investigate further. Orchestrate on our 3D interactive digital touch table with maps and escape route choices or display ads to choose your own adventure or just be secretive and plan singularly on our APP. Throughout the vessel you will find environmental and wildlife displays, tactile wall exhibits, historical photos, maps and Alcatraz artifacts to get you excited about what you might encounter when visiting your ultimate Bay plan destinations.

With such stimulation from planning your ultimate Bay escape, you might feel inclined to visit the snack bar for a refreshment on the lower deck while taking advantage on one of our comfy, ergonomic seats that can handle charging your devices while you much on some local sustainable snacks with tons of tasty vegan and vegetarian options as well as our biodynamic, verified sustainable wines we source from right here in the Bay.

There are so many hideouts from the modern world once you realize how many wonders there are in the Bay to get busy detaching from digital. Break free of time, commitments and digital when you get your ultimate planned path throughout the parks and national historic sites and escape to extraordinary California!

*This tour does not dock at Alcatraz Island. Sails under the Golden Gate Bridge weather permitting. Not available on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day nor New Year’s Day.