Quarry Beach ~ one of a few beautiful beaches on Angel Island
Dreaming of a Island Getaway?
An Incredible Weekend Getaway is just moments away when you take ride on The Angel Island Tiburon Ferry.
We know how it is. You’ve worked hard all week and are ready to take break. An this weekend is the perfect time to hit the beach and soak up the rays on one of Angel Island’s million dollar view beaches.
Weekend Warrior Island Travel Guide: Whether you’re into hiking, biking, camping, or just kickin back and soaking up the rays, we’ve made getting away to Angel Island a breeze with The Angel Island Tiburon Ferry’s Travel Guide Below:
Where to Eat: There are a plethora of fantastic spots on Angel Island to enjoy ayummy picnic, BBQ grills are located near Ayala Cove, and the Cove Cafe offers fresh sandwiches, salads, etc, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m on the weekends, and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on weekdays.
What to Do: If adventure is your game, Angel Island State Park is your destination for fun and exciting outdoor activities. Nature lovers and photographers will flip over the wildflowers and wildlife on the island. History buffs will enjoy learning more about Angel Island’s rich past. And beach seekers will find what they are looking for with a variety of sandy beaches to relax on with jaw-dropping views that can only be seen from the middle of San Francisco Bay.
Ayala Cove is the most kid-friendly beach on the island, and the easiest to get to overall. Additional Angel Island Beaches can be accessed by foot to include Perles Beach, Quarry Beach (pictured above), Camp Reynolds Beach, and China Cove. Access to some of the beaches may be limited at times, so do pick up a map at the Visitors Center located near the dock at Ayala Cove when you arrive, and ask about any beach and trail closures and/or updates.
Weekend Warrior Essentials ~ What to Bring: Sunscreen, a broad rimmed hat, sunglasses, water, etc. Also, in addition to any food and beverages you want to enjoy on your getaway, pack along a blanket or beach chairs to sit on, and a swimsuit and towels in case you want to take a dip. Keep in mind, the weather can change at any time so dress in layers.
Your Captain Maggie of The Angel Island Tiburon Ferry
Feel free to give us a call @ 415.435.2131 with any questions you may have, and let us know if there is anything we can do to help you plan and enjoy your getaway on San Francisco Bay…with us!
~ Captain Maggie
PS: Captain Maggie’s seafaring advice: Our Maritime Motto is “Be Prepared for Anything.” Whenever you are planning to be away for a day, it’s a good idea to pack a few extra protein bars, water bottles, and a travel size emergency kit. While the chances are you will never need them, it will give you peace of mind knowing you are ready for anything!
Current round trip fares between Tiburon and Angel Island (includes Angel Island State Park Admissions Fee):
Adults (ages 13 and over)
Children (ages 6 – 12)
Small Children (ages 3 – 5)
Toddlers (ages 2 and under)
(Bike rentals are available on the Island seasonally).