Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco


Make a reservation for Alcatraz Tours, Rocket Boat, & Sunset Cruise today!

You won’t have to go far from the Argonaut to experience the best water activities near San Francisco such as Alcatraz Tours, Rocket Boat, & Sunset Cruise. With its prime location in Fisherman’s Wharf, the ocean is an integral part of this neighborhood’s character. Take a ferry to Alcatraz, book a sunset cruise or see the Golden Gate Bridge up close. The Argonaut provides the perfect location for those who want to experience the San Francisco Bay Area first hand.

Step outside the Argonaut and onto the boardwalk to Pier 39 to take in amazing views of San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Book your water adventures, check out the tall ships at Hyde Street Pier and get an authentic feel for the Pacific Ocean. If you’re looking for a luxury hotel that offers easy access to the water surrounding San Francisco, the Argonaut should be your top choice.

Alcatraz Tours

Visit the historical landmark island that has been a civil war fort, a military prison and one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries.

Alcatraz prison & tours – 1.3 miles

Take a cruise to Alcatraz. Alcatraz Cruises has 15 day tour and 2 night tour departures.

Location: Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing

Rocket Boat

Calling all thrill seekers: Hang on tight for the most exhilarating ride of your life aboard RocketBoat! RocketBoat is the wildest and fastest thrill ride on San Francisco Bay. For 30 minutes, you'll be flying across the bay under the steady hand of one of our veteran captains with nerves of steel at the wheel. With epic views and a classic Rock-n-Roll soundtrack, don't be surprised if you find yourself coming back for a few more shots of adrenaline. And you can – with an infinite combination of twists and turns, it's never the same ride twice!

Location: PIER 39

San Francisco at sunset

San Francisco Sunset Cruise

Their California Sunset Cruise® is a relaxed 2-hour cruise, with spectacular sunset views, live guitar music, and light appetizers. It's a paradise on the bay, complete with all the comforts that come standard when you cruise with the Red and White Fleet. Come as you are as this sunset cruise of San Francisco is a casual, relaxed affair. There's no need to be anything but yourself – whether you're wearing sneakers and jeans or more formal attire – you'll feel completely at home on their boat. Along the way, share drinks and a meal with friends while taking in the incredible views.

Location: Pier 43 1/2