San Francisco

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San Francisco Cruises

Come see why so many people end up leaving their hearts in this city by the Bay. It's a place where little cable cars rise up steep hills to reveal magnificent vistas and winding streets meander past candy-coloured Victorian homes. With so many sights you may want to plan a few extra days to take it all in.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of San Francisco
    Ship will DEPART from this port.
  • Time Zone
    PST (Pacific Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -8 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Local and national boutiques and department stores.
    • Famous For
      The iconic Golden Gate Bridge, opened in 1936, spans the channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific. Its orange colours was chosen for better visibility.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The City by the Bay is birthplace to many notable actors, including Natalie Wood, Ben Affleck, Tom Hanks and more, as well as filmmaker Francis Coppola.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Many consider San Francisco’s Chinatown to be where Westernized Chinese cuisine began and also where Dim Sum was first introduced to the Western palate.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      World-famous Fisherman's Wharf dates back to the 1800s and is to this day is still used by area fisherman. Head to Pier 39 to watch sea lions bask on Seal Rock

San Francisco TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Napa Valley Wine Train Gourmet Lunch

Ride a meticulously refurbished vintage train through the Napa Valley while savoring a multi-course gourmet lunch and th...

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San Francisco Treats Walking Tour

Indulge in a selection of delectable desserts while walking through some of San Francisco’s most attractive neighborhood...

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Alcatraz & Sausalito

Board the Alcatraz ferry and sail to the notorious prison that once housed the likes of Al Capone and the Birdman of Alc...

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Cooking Course in San Francisco

Spend hours with a chef in her spacious loft home as she demonstrates culinary techniques and provides cooking tips, all...

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Featured San Francisco CRUISE ITINERARIES

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While in San Francisco visit the infamous Alcatraz prison

5-Day Pacific Coastal from Los Angeles

Set sail aboard one of our newest, grandest ships, Norwegian Bliss. | Voted Best Shore Excursions by Cruise Critic.
SHIP Norwegian Bliss
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
San Francisco (California); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Vancouver (British Columbia);
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Victoria, British Columbia

6-Day Pacific Coastal from Los Angeles

Play an epic battle in the largest open-air laser tag at sea. | Explore the gorgeous gardens and architecture of Victoria. | Best New Cruise Ship, Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks 2019
SHIP Norwegian Encore
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
San Francisco (California); Victoria (British Columbia); Seattle (Washington);
DISEMBARK Vancouver (British Columbia);
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Enjoy the fall foliage in Victoria, B.C.

5-Day Pacific Coastal Charms from Vancouver

Cruise through British Columbia to the Golden Gate Bridge | onboard the recently refurbished Norwegian Joy.
SHIP Norwegian Joy
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Vancouver (British Columbia);
Victoria (British Columbia); San Francisco (California);
DISEMBARK Los Angeles (California);
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