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San Francisco Cruises

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San Francisco Holidays

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Snack, buy and sample mouth-watering foodie delights at the Ferry Building Marketplace.

Explore notorious Alcatraz, where gangsters such as Al Capone were locked up.

The magnificent Golden Gate Bridge – bike or hike across it or snap it from Crissy Field.

Let it all hang out on holiday in free-spirited San Francisco, a dream Californian destination. Savour the food sensations in the Ferry Building Marketplace, discover exotic herbs, spices and temples in atmospheric Chinatown and explore the exhilarating nightlife of Castro or the Mission District’s bohemian vibe.

Ride a bike across the Golden Gate Bridge, walk in the footsteps of gangsters at Alcatraz and hop on one of the classic cable cars circling the lofty streets. With so much to see and do, you’ll be buzzing. Have fun at Fisherman’s Wharf, snap the views from the Twin Peaks or Coit Tower or hit the shops at Union Square.

Golden Gate Park is outstanding, with its Japanese Tea Garden and amazing California Academy of Sciences. Here you can see an albino alligator, visit a rainforest and experience a mock earthquake – awesome.

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When can we take you to San Francisco?

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The best of San Francisco – things to see and do

Catch a baseball game, marvel at giant redwoods, feel sublime in a Japanese garden or browse the art galleries of Sausalito. You’ll be spoilt for choice in fabulous San Francisco.

Walk in marvellous Muir Woods

Walk in marvellous Muir Woods
  • 120 ratings

Marvel at the awe-inspiring giant redwood trees in the evocative primeval forest at Muir Woods, a National Monument. Some rise over 300 feet and are more than 800 years old.

Discover charming Sausalito

Discover charming Sausalito
  • 230 ratings

Head over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, a charming town with art galleries, craft stores and cafes.

See the Giants play

See the Giants play
  • 230 ratings

If you’re lucky, catch a thrilling game of the San Francisco Giants at the AT&T Park. You can tour the baseball stadium too and see its incredible bay views.

Be blown away by Golden Gate Park

Be blown away by Golden Gate Park
  • 230 ratings

See the Japanese Tea Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, Steinhart Aquarium and Osher Rainforest plus a bison paddock, trails, sports and more – Golden Gate Park’s attractions will blow you away.

What ships can I choose for my San Francisco cruise?

    Our ships travel around the world so there are times when they won’t be present in this location. so it’s worth checking back.

    Make the most of your holiday to San Francisco with our amazing shore excursions

    With expert local guides, easy 24-hour cancellations, plus guaranteed first off ship and return-to-ship if your tour is delayed, our tailor-made shore excursions allow you to experience each incredible destination in a whole new way.

    On cruises to San Francisco you can enjoy a hop on hop off tour, stopping to shop and explore at your own pace, and discover famous sights such as Alcatraz, Sausalito and the Golden Gate Bridge. Get your camera ready on our magical twilight tour too, for some stunning shots of the city. To book the best of holidays to San Francisco, see our most popular excursions below.

    Hop on hop off San Francisco city tour

    Hop on hop off San Francisco city tour

    Enjoy all that San Francisco has to offer at your own pace. Hop on and hop off this fully narrated tour of popular sights, such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown and the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Twilight city sightseeing

    Twilight city sightseeing

    See San Francisco by twilight on this magical tour. Enjoy the steep winding roads of Lombard Street, sweeping views from Telegraph Hill and gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Alcatraz Island and Sausalito

    Alcatraz Island and Sausalito

    Tour the infamous prison on Alcatraz Island, drive across the Golden Gate Bridge and enjoy free time in charming Sausalito. Browse the boutiques and art galleries and enjoy stunning views of the Bay.

    Why book a shore excursion with us?

    Guaranteed first off ship

    Book a tour and you'll enjoy priority departure in port.

    Guaranteed Return To ship

    If our tours are delayed, the ship will wait for you!

    Safety First

    All our shore excursions are planned by insured partners, who adhere to the highest safety standards in the industry.

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