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Angel Island State Park

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Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: +1 415-435-1915
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10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The largest island in San Francisco Bay features magnificent views of Marin...

The largest island in San Francisco Bay features magnificent views of Marin County and San Francisco, while offering a wide variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.

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USD 457.95*
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Self-Flying Tour of San Francisco Bay with 1 Passenger from San Carlos
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USD 9.00*
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San Francisco Ferry: Angel Island
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USD 108.95*
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Spend the Day

Ferry ride only to Angel Island. Bring a picnic lunch, wine, water or whatever. There is a concession stand at the ferry terminal. If you're up for it, bring your bicycle and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ferry ride only to Angel Island. Bring a picnic lunch, wine, water or whatever. There is a concession stand at the ferry terminal. If you're up for it, bring your bicycle and ride the perimeter of the island. It's steep in places, but manageable. This is one of the most relaxing days you can spend in the Bay Area. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved the Alcatraz-Angel island tour for one day. We absolutely loved it! If we had bought extra ferry tickets just to go to the Angel island, I think we would have been disappointed as you really need to take a day to enjoy it - hikes and stuff (not for us). We loved the tram ride around the island... More 

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

National park so close to city. You can get there easily by boat and in few minutes your at Island full of history, nice views and nice nature. You can also enjoy guided tour there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning break from the city, if you're the outdoors type. I lost myself for a full day here. Grabbed the first ferry out (which is a great sightseeing trip in itself), picked up my lunch to go at the excellent cafe which has a good vego option. I planned only to do the mountian walk, but found the most ideal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to spend a day or two looking at untouched parts of SF. If there for the day, pack a picnic lunch and head to the peak, Immigration Station and remnants of military base . If more time is available, I highly recommend camping overnight. You will be rewarded with the type of isolation and views(depending upon the side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go to walk, cycle, run etc. Good views of the Golden Gate bridge and the city. Spent time between ferries walking one of the numerous routes.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up here only because it was the only way to get tix to Alcatraz and we were pleasantly surprised! Hop aboard a trolley and sit back and enjoy a scenic narrated tour of this former military base. Rich in history, it made for a very interesting tour. We were defninetly pleasantly surprised and glad that we had to... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a great outdoor location for hiking and a picnic then go to Angel Island. This is an all day location and great for families. The ferry is a fun way (uh, the only way) to get there too.

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Reno, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the 12 minute ride from our hotel in Tiburon. Bought tickets ($12 ) that morning. They have a short schedule on Mondays and Tuesdays. On arrival, we got the tram for a historical tour from our driver, stopping in various spots, including the immigration station.There is a snack bar, a small museum, bathrooms, bicycle rentals. And you can walk... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Take the early ferry to Angel Island State park and hike the round trip to the top of the island. We had the most stunning views on a very clear day and on the way down saw a deer that wasn't really scared of us. When we arrived at the ferry we could have gone swimming since the sun was... More 

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