Weekends through September 2013, Bay Area travelers will find great food, live music and a true “island getaway” with a “Staycation” day trip to Angel Island State Park.
Plan your getaway with Angel Island Tiburon Ferry – the quickest ferry route to Angel Island offering ferry service to Angel Island State Park weekdays at 10 a.m., 1 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., and hourly ferries from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends, with return ferries running 20 minutes past the hour from 10:20 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Sit back and relax as Angel Island Tiburon Ferry’s scenic 10-miniute ferry ride transports you to Angel Island State Park – the perfect venue for your office party, family reunion, weekend BBQ or picnic complete with charcoal BBQ’s for public use near Ayala Cover.
Angel Island is your “close to home getaway” for whatever outdoor activities you’re into such as hiking, biking, beach trips, boating, and even camping overnight. Angel Island is an especially great Bay Area getaway for family day trips.
Below is a quick view of Angel Island Tiburon Ferry’s ferry schedule through September, click here for the year-round schedule.
|Monday – Friday||10:00, 11:00, 1:00, 3:00||10:20, 11:20, 1:20, 3:30|
|Saturday – Sunday||10:00 - 5:00 hourly||10:20 - 5:20 ho|
Angel Island State Park Beaches: Ayala Cove (pictured above) is the most kid-friendly beach on the island, as it is the easiest to get to with small children.
Additional Angel Island Beaches – some with amazing views of the San Francisco Skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge can be accessed by foot to include Perles Beach, Quarry Beach (pictured left), 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.
We’ve made getting away to your paradise island a breeze ~ with our “Angel Island Getaway Guide” below:
How to enjoy life like an “Angel Islander:” If adventure is your game, Angel Island State Park is your destination for fun and exciting outdoor activities. Nature lovers and photographers will find plenty to discover and “take in” when spending the day on the “Jewel of San Francisco Bay.”
Where to Eat: There are a number of fantastic spots on Angel Island to enjoy a picinic, and as mentioned above, Charcoal BBQ grills are located near Ayala Cove (BYO charcoal and food to cook)
The Angel Island Cafe and Cantina menu includes fresh Hog Island Oysters- PLUS enjoy FREE live music weekends during the summer, as well as offers an assortment of fresh sandwiches, salads, etc. PS: You can also order box lunches to-go here.
May thru September, 2:00pm — 4:30pm
Enjoy FREE Live Music on Angel Island Cantina’s deck 2:00pm — 4:30pm on weekends.
Download the poster for full summer lineup.
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.
- Spending money
- A broad rimmed hat or visor
- Water and snacks
- Blanket or beach chairs to sit on
- Swimsuit and towels
- Keep in mind, the weather can change at any time so dress in layers.
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
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Current round trip fares between Tiburon and Angel Island (includes Angel Island State Park Admissions Fee):
|Adults (ages 13 and over)||$13.50|
|Children (ages 6 – 12)||$11.50|
|Small Children (ages 3 – 5)||$3.50|
|Toddlers (ages 2 and under)||Free*|
(Bike rentals are available on the Island seasonally).
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