Family Fun in San Francisco

Best family-friendly boat ride in San Francisco

All of our boat tours are family-friendly and fun for all ages! No matter if you choose the Touch of Gold Excursion, Twilight Cruise or the Combo Tour, we are sure you and your family will enjoy the ride. As you tour the SF Bay, Captain Charles provides an engaging and exciting commentary that is easy to understand. All questions are welcome and you will get some of the best views of the Bay Area right from your seat. We are voted the #1 Boat Tour in San Francisco on Trip Advisor by families traveling to the Bay Area from around the world. Hand’s down we are one of the best things to do in San Francisco with kids and on a family vacation.

Narrated by your Captain, you’ll learn something new about the historic Bay area, and view the waterfront in a way unlike any other! Take photos, make memories and see it all up close. Travel faster, farther and closer to the sights than any tour boat on the bay!

Highlights for Most Tours

  • Hyde St. Pier National Historic Maritime Park
  • WWII Liberty Ship & Submarine
  • Fort Mason
  • Marina District
  • The Palace of Fine Arts
  • The Presidio (current home to Lucasfilm)
  • Under the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Under the Bay Bridge
  • Alcatraz
  • Fort Point (Civil War fortress)
  • Treasure Island
  • Yerba Buena & Treasure Island
  • San Francisco Fire Boat Station
  • Ferry Building (Built in 1896)
  • Coit Tower
  • Pier 39 & Sea Lions


While we understand things may happen that lead to unavoidable cancelation we have a limited number of seats and appreciate you understanding our policy on refunds, rescheduling. There is no refund/rescheduling for customers who do not show up or miss for their scheduled departure. We are obligated to all our guests to depart on time so please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.


A refund may be made if requested at least five days before the scheduled trip. Tickets can be rescheduled for another date with at least 72 hours’ notice and are transferable. Bay Voyager reserves the right to cancel a trip due to unsafe weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, in which case a full refund will be issued.
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Exact route may vary based on tour package, weather, and sea traffic.

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