San Francisco Cruises & Sailing

Cruise and sail through San Francisco Bay in style! Step aboard for unforgettable sunset views, delicious dining experiences, and breathtaking scenic tours. Explore the city from a whole new perspective with our unique selection.

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  • SF Scenic Cruises!

    Sail the Bay with an array of remarkable San Francisco scenic cruises!

    From sightseeing to fresh air, from date night to just doing something fun and different in SF — Virgin Experience Gifts offers a delightful number of ways to board SF bay cruises!

    Hop on a 55-foot catamaran for one of the most breathtaking experiences ever to sail beneath the famous Golden Gate Bridge or around the historic Alcatraz Island. Gaze upon the beautiful skyline as it basks in Pacific sunshine by day. Or relish the romantic, relaxed ambiance of an evening Sunset Catamaran Cruise — complete with light hors d'oeuvres and complimentary drinks from the boat's enclosed viewing area bar.

    Arranging for a special occasion on the waterfront? Go a step further and take it out on the water itself! Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, date night, or anything in-between — there's no more perfect way to make some memorable waves than aboard a luxurious yacht! These San Francisco bay cruises come with not only stunning views, but also elegant dinner cruise and champagne brunch options. Delight in gourmet dishes, cash bars or bottomless bubbly, music and dancing, strolling along the decks, and spectacular SF shoreline scenery.

    Want to take the sailing tempo on the water up a notch? Virgin Experience Gifts's collection of San Francisco scenic cruises proudly features America's Cup sailing excursions! Venture across the Bay on a competition-level vessel, the USA 76, for a ride that's as relaxed or as hands-on as you wish. Passengers are invited to help the crew hoist the sails, steer at the helm, and learn some fun ins and outs of the sport. Of course, simply kicking back to enjoy the fresh air and fine scenery of the bay cruise is also highly encouraged. And don't forget to be on the lookout for sea lions and other wild life!

    Prefer a SF boat tour in the close company of only family or friends? Check out a private charter aboard either a 40-foot catamaran or the America's Cup USA 76 — both offering 2.5-hour cruises to enjoy.

    So anchors aweigh! It's time to make unforgettable H2O memories on the San Francisco Bay!