Rocketboat (Blue and Gold Fleet)


Pier 39
San Francisco, CA 94133

Phone: 415-705-8200   

Fax: 415-705-5429   

30 minute tour on San Francisco Bay in the fast and nimble Rocketboat, complete with rock and roll soundtrack. Never the same ride twice. If you want to get wet, sit towards the back. The front and middle seats tend to stay drier. All prices include narration. No reserved seating available. Rocketboat runs seasonally May through October from PIER 39. Cruises may not operate during inclement weather. Check website for more details.

Access: PARKING DIRECTIONS From the South Bay: Take Highway 101 North to Highway 80 East. Exit at 4th Street. Stay left onto Bryant Street (get in right lane). Stay on Bryant Street to The Embarcadero. Turn left onto The Embarcadero (get into right lane). Straight to PIER 39 (2 1/2 miles). From the North Bay Take Highway 101 South across the Golden Gate Bridge Pass through the Toll Plaza and stay to your left. Take Lombard Street Exit (on right side) Follow Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue. Take a left onto Van Ness Avenue (stay right). Follow Van Ness Avenue to Bay Street (about three blocks). Turn right onto Bay Street and follow it until it runs into The Embarcadero. Turn left onto The Embarcadero. You will see PIER 39 on right side of the street. From the East Bay Take Interstate 80 West across the Bay Bridge. Take Fremont Exit (on right side) Stay in far right lane. Turn left on Folsom Street. Follow Folsom to The Embarcadero. Turn left onto The Embarcadero. Straight to PIER 39 (approx. 2 miles). PARKING SERVICES The entrance to the PIER 39 Parking Garage features a passenger and taxi-loading zone. PIER 39 has convenient visitor parking in the PIER 39 Garage, located directly across the street from the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza. The PIER 39 Garage is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Restaurant patrons who dine at one of PIER 39′s full-service restaurants receive one hour free validated parking before 6:00 p.m. and two hours free validated parking after 6:00 p.m. for dinner. The PIER 39 Garage clearance is 6 ft. 8 inches high.

About Scheduled Cruises

Scheduled cruises are available on a wide variety of boats and ships on San Francisco Bay, from amphibious 'ducks' to multi-hundred-passenger ships.