San Francisco Lunch Cruise

Location: San Francisco
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 2.0 hours
Trip difficulty:
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/Los_Angeles
Highlights -Delightful lunch cruise on San Francisco Bay
-Sail past the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, and more
-Great photo opportunities of San Francisco's attractions
-Onboard entertainment
Come aboard and indulge in a two-hour buffet lunch cruise around San Francisco Bay. Pass by the iconic sites like Alcatraz Island and the city skyline, and then cruise under the Golden Gate and Bay Bridge. Visit the bar for an afternoon cocktail and step outside for fresh breezes and stunning views. 
Sail around the San Francisco Bay and view the city’s iconic sights while enjoying a buffet lunch on this yacht cruise from downtown. Only from the water can you see the city’s skyline and pass right under the Golden Gate Bridge. Load up on both meat and vegetarian entrees, salads, and sweets during your scenic cruise.

Included -Two-hour yacht cruise
-Lunch buffet
-Hosted Soda, Juice, Coffee and Tea
-Wine, Beer & Cocktails Available to Purchase on Board
-Background Music
-Scenic San Francisco Bay Views
Excluded -Hotel pickup and drop off
-Beverage service (cash bar available)
Know before you book -Children 3 and younger are complimentary.
-Some yachts are wheelchair accessible; please contact Hornblower to ensure accessibility.
-You will arrange your exact tour departure time directly with the local tour operator after booking.
Know before you go -Optional group photo taken prior to boarding.
-Cruises leave promptly at scheduled departure times.
-Casual attire
Additional Information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability 

Hornblower does have accessible yachts in the fleet. However, not all yachts and decks are accessible. Please call 888-467-6256 to ensure handicap accessibility for the date you are planning to cruise.

All enclosed areas on board are non-smoking. Smoking is only permitted outside on the outer decks.

Must be 21+ years old with valid identification to purchase alcoholic beverages 

Due to the seasonality of local fresh ingredients, all menus are subject to change. 

Stroller accessible 
Service animals allowed 
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate 

If your cruise is in California, a service charge will be collected at the time of your reservation, related to the cruise, food, beverage, and the service included in your purchase. This charge is not a gratuity and will not be distributed as a gratuity to our employees who provide service to you. If you wish to purchase additional beverages or food enhancements onboard, we recommend you leave a gratuity onboard based on the quality of service provided to you
Required to bring: Valid photo ID
All guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 24 hours
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times


April - October: From 04-01-2020 To 10-31-2020
Friday 11:30


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long:
Address: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, CA, 94111, US
Notes: Meet us at Pier 3, on the Embarcadero at Washington Street. Your cruise will board at the SOUTH GATE (on the right hand side of the Pier when facing the water), near the white overhang. Paid public parking is available at Pier 3 for a discounted rate to Hornblower guests (based on availability). Additional public lots nearby. Approximately a 10 minute walk from the Embarcadero BART station.
Start Location Notes Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, CA, 94111, US


Cancellation Policy: none
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes:


Adult 13-99 years Available on request
Child 4-12 years Available on request


Option Name Friday Lunch Cruise
Option Description Available from April - October only. 2 hour cruise boarding at 11:30 AM, cruising: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Other Information

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Tickets will be held at the box office