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San Francisco Golden Gate Whale-Watching Tour

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2 adults
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Overview
Discover the marine life that calls the waters surrounding San Francisco home on a whale watching cruise. Depart from Pier 39 and enjoy views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Then keep your eyes peeled for humpback and grey whales The area is also a happy habitat for dolphins, sea lions, porpoises, and the occasional shark, all of which you may see on the tour.
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You'll start at
Pier 39
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133, USAAddress: Pier 39 Dock B, San Francisco, CA 94133 Pier 39 is directly across the street from 2 Beach St, San Francisco, CA, 94133. Our booth is the second one on the right when you enter the Pier, just after the Hard Rock Cafe. A crew member will meet you at the booth 30 min prior to departure, then direct you to the boat.
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  • 1
    Pier 39
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    San Francisco Bay
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 3
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Stop: 1 minute -
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You'll end at
Pier 39
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133, USAAddress: Pier 39 Dock B, San Francisco, CA 94133 Pier 39 is directly across the street from 2 Beach St, San Francisco, CA, 94133. Our booth is the second one on the right when you enter the Pier, just after the Hard Rock Cafe. A crew member will meet you at the booth 30 min prior to departure, then direct you to the boat.
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Highlights
  • Observe marine life in its natural environment
  • Take a tour that the whole family can enjoy
  • See famous landmarks from an ideal vantage point
  • Enjoy live commentary from a naturalist
Important Information
Departure Point
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Coast guard–certified vessel with professional captain and crew
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
403Reviews
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By: San Francisco Whale Tours
PibeChorro
10
Not What I Expected
The tour lady (and the company) was (and is) great, nice, and knowledgeable, however, me and my wife (celebrating
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JL D
10
No Microphone and Birds Only
On December 28, went on Gray Whale tour. As we got ready to board the boat, guide told us that the boat's
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Julie P
113
Great tour for our family with teens
Though it seemed to take a while to load the 2 boats that night, we got under way for our no-frills trip only 10
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Jennifer C
42
New Years Eve Fireworks Cruise
Took the New Yearas Eve Fireworks Cruise. The naturalists who guided us on the tour were excellent, we had a
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Rebecca K
30
No Whales Today
Unfortunately, we saw no whales. In addition, the microphone was also not working. It was very disappointing! We
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Kevin D
London, United Kingdom
4814
New Years Eve fireworks
What a great evening. A short tour under the Golden Gate Bridge and then past Alcatraz followed by front row seats
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Monty W
10
What a way to bring on the new years!
My wife and want to do something new for the new year so we found this fireworks charter on new years! its
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Justin S
10
No Microphone, Couldn't Hear Anything
Went Grey Whale watching in December of 2019. No whales, naturalists microphone was broken so you couldn't hear
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Jaggu
United States
71
summers here always
ohh to say all things here are attractive boat is very comfortable what i can say i cant judge where i am i can
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Maymay1989
Adelaide, Australia
10553
Great scenery, but no guarantees of whale sightings (It's nature after all!)
As it goes with all wildlife tours, it's always a bit of a gamble with no guarantees you'll actually see a whale.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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