Cruises operate daily from 10:00am. 8–12 cruise departures daily. During summer months, the first cruise departs at 9:15am.
The San Francisco cruises depart from Pier 43½, located in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf at the end of Taylor Street, at the intersections of Taylor Street and Embarcadero (Near Stop #1)
You can find the location on most GPS devices by entering “Red and White Fleet” as the destination.
Exchange your ticket voucher at the Red and White Fleet Kiosk for a boarding pass. Do not go directly to the boarding line without your boarding pass, as you will be re-directed to the kiosk. Your boarding pass is valid for one cruise, at the departure time of your choice. Your ticket voucher is valid for 3 months after purchase date. All sales are final.
The enclosed main decks of all vessels are wheel chair accessible. However, only the Harbor Queen and Harbor Princess have wheelchair accessible restroom facilities.
Important: the ramps leading onto and off the vessels vary in steepness depending on tide levels. While the crew will make every attempt to assist guests, boarding can be difficult particularly during low tide. With prior notification, arrangements can be made to use the ADA compliant vessel and gangway for boarding and disembarking.
Yes. The vessels are equipped with cafes, offering hot & cold non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, snacks, and merchandise for sale. Bar purchases can be made with credit or debit cards. We are unable to accept cash at this time. You may also bring your own boxed luncheons.
Experience breathtaking views of the San Francisco waterfront, the Golden Gate Bridge, and notorious Alcatraz Island on Red & White Fleet's 1-hour Bay Cruise. The award-winning audio tour (offered in 16 languages) will tell you about the city’s rich cultural history as you cruise past its most famous landmarks. Operating since 1892, Red & White Fleet is a family-owned business and the original operator of sightseeing cruises in the Bay area.