Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise ™

Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge in one spectacular tour

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Cruise under both the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge in one spectacular cruise along San Francisco’s entire urban skyline, accompanied by our headphone audio in 16 languages.

Along the way, explore San Francisco’s stunning landmarks like Alcatraz Island, Coit Tower, Ferry Building, Transamerica Pyramid, Palace of Fine Arts, and many more. Our San Francisco bridge to bridge tours give you the opportunity to learn about this city’s unique natural history, architecture, and Native American culture through our audio tour. Other interesting aspects of the multilingual audio tour include details about the building of both bridges, the geology of San Francisco Bay and the earthquakes that have shaken San Francisco and require special seismic considerations in the designing of new structures. Cruising under both of San Francisco’s incredible bridges surely will be the highlight of your journey.

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A Long History of San Francisco Bridge 2 Bridge Cruises:

Red and White Fleet originally launched its sightseeing bay cruises of San Francisco in 1939, when it was awarded the contract for offering tours of the newly-built Golden Gate and Bay Bridges during the Golden Gate International Exposition of that time. Back then our sightseeing trips departed from Treasure Island, where the fair was held, but today our cruises depart from Pier 43 ½ in Fisherman’s Wharf.

Ever since, our Red and White Fleet cruises have sailed the waters of San Francisco Bay for sightseeing purposes. With the 80th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge approaching, we reintroduced our original “Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise” concept to visitors from around the world, and we hope you sincerely enjoy your time aboard.

Red and White Fleet’s Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise departs 1 to 5 times daily, all year long. While our noon departures tend to be the busiest Bridge 2 Bridge Cruises of the day, we welcome guests to bring aboard boxed luncheons, to enjoy a meal all while exploring San Francisco Bay.

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Guest comments:

“The views were lovely, I got lots of great photos & footage of the famous Golden Gate Bridge, the piers, Alcatraz, & the Bay Bridge.” Elizabeth A.

“Wonderful bridge to bridge afternoon cruise. They provide interesting, informative narration during the cruise. The sites, of course, are amazing. San Francisco provides such beautiful views. Staff was very friendly, helpful, and pleasant.” Michael J.

“Our family had an incredible time on the 2 bridge tour! Great customer service and an awesome tour – loved the audio tour we got (headphones and pre recorded). They gave us all the history our hearts could handle, and we got up close and personal to both bridges, and Alcatraz!” Krista T.


Adult: $44.00
Youth: $32.00

Adult (18+); Youth (5-17); Children ages 4 and under receive complimentary admission to Red and White Fleet cruises but need to be ticketed for capacity control. If you have a child aged 4 or younger inform our staff in the boarding line and we will give you their complimentary boarding pass. All Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise tickets are valid for any departure time within the current calendar year. For example: all tickets purchased in 2019 will expire on December 31, 2019, unless sail date for 2020 is booked.

2019 Fall Schedule:
(9/3/19 – 10/13/19)

Daily Departure Times

Monday – Thursday

Friday – Sunday

Route Map – 90 Minutes