1. United States
  2. California
  3. San Francisco
  4. Angel Island State Park

Straight to the Gate: San Francisco to Angel Island Ferry

Product ID: 23721
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Travel across the Bay from San Francisco to Angel Island on this ferry service featuring convenient service and frequent departures from San Francisco. Use this reliable ferry service to discover the history and explore the highlights of Angel Island.
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Duration: 25 minutes
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  • Travel across the Bay to Angel Island
  • Make the most of the frequent departures from San Francisco
  • Skip the box office line and go straight to the gate with your ticket
Full description
Travel by ferry to Angel Island, a California State Park, a wildlife presser, and one of the finest historical sites in San Francisco Bay. Angel Island is home to military garrisons and compounds from every major war back to the U.S. Civil War.

Angel Island is also known as the “Ellis Island of the West,” as its Immigration Station was the first stop in the United States for millions of immigrants from the Pacific Basin, Asia, and Russia.

Spend the day exploring and wandering this unique island which seasonally features mountain bike rentals and a 1-hour tram tour with audio narration. You can also enjoy refreshments at the Cove Cafe.
  • One-way or round-trip ferry service
  • Straight to the gate access
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pier 39, San Francisco

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Important information
Know before you go
Effective August 19, 2019-April 26, 2020
Monday – Friday:
• Depart Pier 39: 9:45 AM, 11:20 AM, 1:15 PM
• Depart Angel Island: 10:20 AM, 11:55 AM, 1:50 PM, 3:40 PM

Saturday – Sunday (and Holidays)
• Depart Pier 39: 9:45 AM, 11:10 AM
• Depart Angel Island: 10:25 AM, 12:10 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:15 PM

• No service on Nov 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day) and Dec 25, 2019 (Christmas Day)
• Holiday schedule includes: Sept 2, 2019 (Labor Day), Nov 29, 2019 (Day after Thanksgiving), Jan 1, 2020 (New Year's Day), and Feb 17, 2020 (President's Day)
• Your mobile voucher allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate
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Overall rating
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Blue and Gold Fleet

Product ID: 23721