Bay Cruises

Bay cruises Tour

Bay Cruises are a great way to see and learn about all of the famous (and not-so-famous) San Francisco Bay cities and landmarks.

Children and adults of all ages will have a fun and educational experience they’ll never forget! Please see below for available cruises.

All of our Bay Cruises depart from our downtown Tiburon dock. Please call us at (415) 435-2131 or contact us by email for more information and to make reservations.

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Sunset Cruise

Time: 1.5 hour

As the day ends and the evening begins, join the crew of the Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry and experience the natural splendor of the San Francisco Bay aboard their exclusive Sunset Cruise!

Enjoy the unique view from the water, including the breathtaking sights of Tiburon, Belvedere, Sausalito, San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, and the surrounding areas.

Bring your own dinner for a picnic on the bay! Tables and chairs both outside and inside are provided.

Sunset cruises operate each Friday and Saturday night starting May 18, 2018 through October 13, 2018. Cruises depart Tiburon at 6:30 pm and return at 8:00 pm.

**Please note there will NOT be a Sunset Cruise on June 22, 2018 and September 28, 2018**


  • Adults and seniors: $30
  • Children (6-12): $15
  • Small Children (3-5): $5
  • One free child (under the age of 3) is allowed per paying adult.

Please call (415) 435-2131 or email us for further information. Reservations or advanced ticket purchases are recommended due to limited seating. You can book online by selecting the “Buy Now” button. Boarding is on a first come first serve basis.

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Please note that there are NO REFUNDS and NO EXCHANGES on sunset cruise reservations. In addition, for passenger comfort and safety, our usual route may change due to weather conditions (ie. wind, fog, swell, etc.). The decision on which route to take will be made by the captain.


Although we normally use our large ferry, the Angel Island, for our sunset cruises, there may be times when we have to use our charter vessel, the Tamalpais. If this information is important to you, please call one week in advance to find out which boat we will be using for the following Friday and Saturday.

Alcatraz & Golden Gate Bridge narrated Bay Cruise

Alcatraz & Golden Gate Bridge narrated Bay Cruise

Time: 2 hours

The cruise is 2 hours long departing from Tiburon at 2:30 pm returning at 4:30 pm every Saturday starting June 16 through September 22, 2018. Adults (13+) are $60, Children (6-12) are $30 and Small children (0-5) are free.


Please call (415) 435-2131 or email us for further information or to make reservations.

Whale Watching/Wildlife Tour

Whale Watching/Wildlife Tour

Time: 3.0 hours

This spring we have seen exceptional whale activity in San Francisco Bay and around the Golden Gate Bridge. Join us aboard the Tamalpais as we journey the Bay and just outside out the Golden Gate in search of these majestic marine mammals!

This 3 hour wildlife tour departs Tiburon at 9:00 am on Saturdays starting June 16, 2018 through September 22, 2018. Advanced reservations are required. Adults (13-64) $60.00 and Children (6-12)/Seniors (65+) $45.00. No children under 6 recommended. **Please note there will NOT be a cruise on June 23, 2018**


Please call (415) 435-2131 or email us for further information or to make reservations.

Special Events

Fleet Week Blue Angels Cruise

Captain Maggie & the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry crew invite you to get ready for the experience of a lifetime on-board one of our Annual Blue Angels Air Show Cruise on San Francisco Bay during Fleet Week SF 2018. Boarding will begin at 1:30 pm for a 2:00 pm departure. Reservations are required as seats are limited.


Please call (415) 435-2131 or email us for further information or to make reservations.

Blue Angels

Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise

This July 4th, experience the magic of the annual “San Francisco 4th of July Fireworks Show” aboard one of two Angel Island Tiburon Ferry Vessels for an exciting 4th of July Fireworks Cruise departing Tiburon, California to the San Francisco waterfront to take in the excitement and thrills of a San Francisco July 4th Fireworks Cruise.


Please call (415) 435-2131 or email us for further information or to make reservations.

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