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How to go by ferry to Sausalito from San Francisco

Sausalito in the San Francisco Bay

In youSan Francisco visit, in California, one of the most interesting options in the Bay is the excursion to the Alcatraz island, where you will arrive in a boat and you will be able to tour the famous prison, better known as The rock.

But another option to enjoy the bay is to sign up for one of the boat cruises that make excursions around San Francisco.

For example, if you have planned visit Sausalito, famous residential town located just in front of the San Francisco peninsula, on the other side of the Bay, you can do it crossing on a ferry.


Sausalito in the San Francisco Bay

Of course you have the option of go to Sausalito by road, where will you arrive after crossing the Golden Gate suspension bridge, and take the road to the right, along the shore of the bay, takes you to this town.

Sausalito It is a small town that is characterized by its fishing port, which now has a recreational character.

This town near San Francisco has been traditionally chosen by famous and upper class people as a place of residence.

In their residential area they have a mansion, for example, Robin Williams and Isabel Allende.

Sausalito It is also characterized by its typical flouting houses, of which there are more than 400 in all its coastal zone.


Sausalito in the San Francisco Bay

Ferry to Sausalito from San Francisco

To do the crossing in ferry between San Francisco and Sausalito You have two ferry companies that do this service: Blue and Gold Fleet and Golden Gate Ferries.

This last company is the one that offers more frequencies, starting from San Francisco Pierwith ninedaily frequencies, taking half an hour to reach Sausalito.

He price of the bill (2018) to cross to Sausalito is $ 12.50 per way for adults and $ 7.50 for children 5-18 and seniors +65.

San Francisco Bay Cruise

On the other hand, in the Californian city you also have the option of making aSan Francisco Bay Cruise of one hour that costs 29 euros for adults, 24 dollars for children from 5 to 17 years.

This cruise is made with an audio guide with comments in Spanish, and besides passing near Sausalito and Alcatraz Island, the peak of it is when the ship sails under the imposing Golden Gate suspension bridge.

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