San Francisco Excursions

NAPA VALLEY

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$500.00 USD Per Person

Your day begins with a scenic drive from San Francisco through to the heart of Napa Valley. For your privately hosted wine tasting experience you visit the likes of the incredible 24-acre Sequoia Grove Estate Vineyard in the heart of Rutherford, where the superb climate and gravelly-loam soils impart a distinct flavor in their Bordeaux styled varietals. They are highly regarded for their Cabernet Sauvignon wines.

Your wine country experience continues with a short transfer over to Brasswood Cellars along the St Helena. Brasswood Cellars crafts elegant wines from their estate vineyards.

  • Sip through a curated flight that includes 5 wines, “A taste of Sequoia Grove”
  • Learn more about the renowned AVAs in Napa Valley, the important relationship between grower and winemaker, and the history and soul behind Sequoia Grove. Hosted in estate gardens (weather permitting)
  • Enjoy a three-course plated lunch
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Napa wineries and return to the ship

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$660.00 USD Per Person

Your day begins by taking the scenic route across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco to St Helena in the heart of Napa Valley. For your privately hosted wine tasting experience you visit the likes of Brasswood Cellars, who crafts elegant wines from their estate vineyards.

From the morning tasting we head out to Sequoia Grove Estate Vineyard in the heart of Rutherford, where the superb climate and gravelly-loam soils impart a distinct flavor in their Bordeaux styled varietals. You will be treated to a taste of cabernet – a four course seasonally inspired lunch paired with their finest cabernet selections.

  • Signature tasting of three wines, focused portfolio tasting estate grown and made by winemaker Angelina Mondavi
  • Learn more about the renowned AVAs in Napa Valley, the important relationship between grower and winemaker
  • Four-course seasonally inspired lunch paired with a finest Cabinet selections
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Napa wineries and return to the ship

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$660.00 USD Per Person

Your day begins by taking the scenic route across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco to St Helena in the heart of Napa Valley. For your privately hosted wine tasting experience you visit the likes of Brasswood Cellars, who crafts elegant wines from their estate vineyards.

From the morning tasting we head over to Peju Province in the heart of Rutherford where you will experience a family-style culinary wonder. The group will enjoy a private tasting of the PEJU classic wines followed by a seated luncheon in the vineyard or garden setting.

  • Signature tasting of three wines, focused portfolio tasting estate grown and made by winemaker Angelina Mondavi
  • Learn more about the renowned AVAs in Napa Valley, the important relationship between grower and winemaker
  • A private tasting of the PEJU classic wines
  • Three-course prix fixe menu lunch prepared by Chef Nic.
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Napa wineries and return to the ship

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$610.00 USD Per Person

Our first winery needs little to no introduction: Founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has been crafting classic Napa Valley wines for 40 years. At the private portfolio tasting you will enjoy six current-release wines from across their portfolio. Anchored by phenomenal Napa Valley wines and service from their stellar wine specialists, tasting at Duckhorn has long been regarded as a “don’t miss” winery visit. This private experience includes a full seated tasting in their beautiful open-aired tent / garden area.

On par with your first winery is Chimney Rock, our second stop, where you will be treated to a Private Tasting and Family Style Lunch. Chimney Rock’s signature experience begins with a brief history of the estate followed by a seated educational tasting in a private area at a beautifully appointed table. After an introduction to the wines, you will then enjoy an ambient family style lunch paired with a variety of 5 different estate wines.

  • Private Portfolio tasting of six current release wines at Duckhorn Vineyards
  • Private tasting and family style lunch at Chimney Rock
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Napa wineries and return to the ship

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included. A Tour of Chimney Rock is an additional $35 per person.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$410.00 USD Per Person

Your memorable day in Napa Valley starts with an interactive wine experience at St Supėry Estate Winery. Taste through the terroir of our 100% estate grown, certified Napa Green vineyards in this featured flight of four wines. Our winemaker has curated this selection of both red and white wines from both our sustainably farmed Napa Valley Rutherford and Dollarhide Estate Vineyards.

In addition to the tasting take time to enjoy their onsite art gallery, with changing exhibitions. Make sure to wander through the demonstration vineyard and gardens bursting with seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Your wine country experience continues with a short transfer over to Brasswood Cellars along the St Helena. Brasswood Cellars crafts elegant wines from their estate vineyards In the valley headed by Consulting Winemaker Angelina Mondavi. Your visit at Brasswood includes a three-course plated lunch prepared by Executive chef Chris Johnson.

  • 100% estate owned private wine tasting at St Supėry Estate Winery
  • Three-course plated lunch
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Napa wineries and return to the ship.

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$410.00 USD Per Person

For the morning tasting we head over to Peju Province in the heart of Rutherford. Guests will be greeted with welcome wine in the PEJU Tower and escorted to a private area of the tasting room. This large group seated tasting features five of their most popular Napa Valley wines, including whites, reds, and blends, presented by a knowledgeable PEJU wine educator – highlighting and sharing stories of the PEJU family history, estate vineyards, and artisan winemaking practices. Complimentary cracker boards will be provided for the group to enjoy.

Your memorable day in Napa Valley continues with a Taste of the Estate wine and wine pairing at St Supėry Estate Winery. Enjoy a seated tasting of four estate wines, each paired with a seasonally inspired dish focused on farm-to-table produce. Guests will be invited to a communal Chef’s Table to gain insight into the winery’s sustainable winemaking practices, pairing techniques, and more.

  • 100% estate owned private wine tasting at St Supėry Estate Winery
  • Three-course plated lunch
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Napa wineries and return to the ship.

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

SONOMA

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$TBD USD Per Person

Your day begins with a scenic drive from San Francisco through to the heart of Sonoma, highly regarded for its sustainable farming, amazing wines and legendary vineyards. First of which is Kendall Jackson Winery – known for producing Premium, yet affordable Californian wine. In this tasting experience you will discover the Jackson Estate Collection, a celebrated line-up of certified sustainable wines that showcase their prized, family-owned vineyards located across California’s top wine growing regions and appellations. This is a guided tasting experience led by a member of the Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens team.

Staying off the beaten path, you’ll discover Gunlach Bundshu, family owned, farmed and operated since 1858. This private and explorative wine tasting takes place on the “back side” of the property that you won’t see often. Flanked by historic stone buildings and barns, this intimate and idyllic location is sure to be the highlight of your day. Kick back as your experienced host guides you through a memorable flight of five wines organically grown on the family’s estate. Enjoy their seasonal flight experience with reserve wines and a farm-to-table pairings to enjoy family style.

  • Guided tasting experience that includes wines from the Kendall Jackson Winery
  • Private and explorative wine tasting with farm to table platters at Gunlach Bundshu
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Sonoma wineries and return to the ship

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$345.00 USD Per Person

The things worth experiencing happens off the beaten path. No place embodies this more than Sonoma. And no one has been doing it longer or with more zeal than Gundlach Bundschu, Family owned, farmed and operated since 1858. This private and explorative wine tasting takes place on the “back side” of the property that you won’t see often. Flanked by historic stone buildings and barns, this intimate and idyllic location is sure to be the highlight of your day. Kick back as your experienced host guides you through a memorable flight of five wines organically grown on our family’s estate.

Your journey continues to another legendary vineyard, none other than Kendall Jackson Winery – known for producing Premium, yet affordable Californian wine. Indulge your senses with one of the most beloved tastings in Wine Country. Their signature farm-to-table experience offers guests a one-of-a-kind taste of the estate. This five-course tasting features fresh, seasonal bounty harvested from their culinary garden alongside meats, cheeses, and other specialty ingredients from local purveyors all prepared by the Kendall-Jackson Culinary Team. Each course is paired with a selection of their small-production, limited-release wines.

  • Private and explorative wine tasting at Gunlach Bundshu
  • Signature 5-course paired with small production wines at Kendall Jackson
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Sonoma wineries and return to the ship.

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$TBD USD Per Person

Experience the grand elegance and passion of Ferrari-Carano wines. Savor the moment as you arrive to take in the breathtaking vineyards, gardens and fountains just beyond the Villa Fiore where you will enjoy an intimate tasting of 5 vineyard-designate wines from their sustainably farmed vineyards. An Estate Ambassador will lead a discission on their vineyards and winemaking, focusing on the role each plays in your glass.

Cheese and Charcuterie plates are optional extra.

At Patz & Hall it’s all about long term relationships with grape growers from some of the most prestigious vineyards in the state including Hyde, Dutton and Zio Tony. Patz & Hall makes all of its wines in a state-of-the-art winery in Sonoma designed by Winemaker James Hall. This purpose-built winery allows the Patz & Hall team complete control during every step of the winemaking process. It is these relationships that produce an eclectic flight of wines especially Chardonnay and Pinot Noir to be paired with a delicious sit down lunch in their serene courtyard.  

  • Sip through a curated flight that includes 5 wines, “A taste of Sequoia Grove”
  • Three-course plated lunch
  • Transfer in a luxury coach from the port of San Francisco to Sonoma wineries and return to the ship.

Personal purchases at the wineries and trip cancellation insurance not included.

WINE TRAIN

Tuesday, September 16, 2025 ONLY

8:00AM – 2:45PM
$525.00 USD Per Person

Marvel at panoramic Napa Valley views from the opulent second-floor observation-style Vista Dome car as you embark on immersive three-hour ride full of 360-degree Napa Valley views, plush dining booths, and photo opportunities with your travel companions.

The Vista Dome experience comes to life in an exclusive one of 10 ever-constructed 1952 Pullman glass-domed observation cars. It opens you up to a world of incredible sights and exquisite cuisine. Sit back on this picture-perfect daytime ride and enjoy a memorable mid-day meal as our expert team serves artfully prepared selections from our state-of-the-art onboard kitchens.

  • Three-hour train ride through Napa Valley
  • Immersive journey aboard an observation-style Pullman rail car
  • Digital boarding photo keepsake
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine
  • Four-course wine country-inspired meal prepared and served onboard
  • Round trip bus transfer from the Port of San Francisco to downtown Napa.

Wines and beverages are available for purchase on board.

Tuesday, September 16, 2025 ONLY

8:00AM – 3:00PM
$360.00 USD Per Person

Picture this: Tables draped in white linen, silverware and crystal-clear glasses gleaming in the sunlight, etched glass partitions separating each table, mahogany paneling, and natural luxuriant wood tones all aboard a beautifully restored 1915 Pulman car — it’s a scene from the Gourmet Express, one that harkens back to a bygone era of travel and the classic Napa Valley Wine Train experience that started it all back in 1989 with our first voyages.

While on the journey, indulge in a sumptuous 3-course gourmet lunch and embrace a slower pace aboard a three-hour unique train ride that weaves your way through the Napa Valley countryside.

  • Three-hour immersive train ride through Napa Valley aboard a fully restored 1915 Pullman rail car
  • Three-course wine country-inspired meal prepared and served onboard.
  • Digital boarding photo keepsake
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine
  • Round trip bus transfer from the Port of San Francisco to downtown Napa.

Wines and beverages are available for purchase on board.

SIGHTSEEING TOURS

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

10:30AM
$TBD USD Per Person

See the best of San Francisco by land and water, as you boat into the bay for views of the Alcatraz, famous bridges, and waterfront, and drive across the Golden Gate Bridge and past iconic spots, like Fisherman’s Wharf and Ghirardelli Square.

  • Up-close views of the infamous Alcatraz, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Angle Island, and the historic waterfront.
  • Drive across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge with a brief stop to take in the views of San Francisco Bay and the city skyline.
  • See the Cannery, which is bustling with boutiques and restaurants, before you arrive to the port.

Guests must be able to get in and out of the boat and coach with minimal assistance. Please note that this tour does not visit the Island of Alcatraz.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

9:30AM / 9:45AM / 10:45AM
$TBD USD Per Person

This tour takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge to explore Sausalito, and then, into the coastal wilds to see California’s giant redwoods. Once a rum runner’s port, Sausalito has evolved into one of America’s great art colonies. Streets are lined with unique shops, eclectic galleries, and fashion-forward boutiques, all set along a spectacular waterfront. Afterwards, venture into the Marin Headlands to Muir Forest, where scenic trails guide you through an ancient redwood timberland.

  • Cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge on your way to discover the artist colony of Sausalito.
  • Visit Muir Woods, a 550-acre national monument and home to some of the world’s tallest and oldest trees.

The order of tour stops and scenic drive may vary to avoid congestion.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

10:00AM
$TBD USD Per Person

First, you’ll enjoy a picturesque drive to Fisherman’s Wharf, where you’ll board a ferry and sail to the infamous Alcatraz prison, known as “The Rock”. Equipped with an audio guide, you’ll take an independent tour of the prison while listening to stories of its most notorious inmates. After, venture to the lively arts and crafts community of Sausalito to explore the energetic waterfront community at leisure.

  • Take a scenic drive along the Embarcadero to Fisherman’s Wharf, where you’ll board a ferry to Alcatraz Island.
  • Explore the famous Alcatraz prison, where Al Capone and the notorious Birdman of Alcatraz were held.
  • Experience Sausalito, an artist colony with a Mediterranean flair.

The order of tour stops and scenic drive may vary to avoid congestion.

Two Separate Tours
Tuesday, September 16, 2025 & Wednesday, September 17, 2025

9:00AM
$TBD USD Per Person

Embark on a scenic journey to Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and other iconic landmarks in San Francisco. Experience one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world on this relaxing panoramic adventure.

  • Begin with a scenic drive along the Embarcadero toward downtown.
  • Visit Twin Peaks, an area celebrated as one of San Francisco’s most beautiful and peaceful.
  • Visit the lovely Golden Gate Park. This park is 20% larger than New York’s famous Central Park.
  • See Land’s End near the Cliff House and Pass the Palace of the Legion of Honor.
  • Travel along the coastal road over Golden Gate Bridge, seeing the Cannery, Ghirardelli Square, and the iconic Fisherman’s Wharf area.

Tour sequence may vary.

CULINARY TOURS

Jazz Cruises, together with Legendary Former San Francisco Chronicle Food Critic, Michael Bauer, will present a culinary “tour” of San Francisco. First, Michael will provide a list of recommended restaurants for brunch, lunch, and dinner.  Prior to the cruise, you can join Michael for a webinar during which he will provide a culinary guide and history of the famous dining regions in and around the city:  Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, Embarcadero/Financial District, Union Square, Central Market, SoMa/Yerba Buena, Mission District.

Package details and pricing to follow. Space will be limited to availability.

Jazz Cruises, together with Legendary Former San Francisco Chronicle Food Critic, Michael Bauer, will present a culinary “tour” of San Francisco. First, Michael will provide a list of recommended restaurants for brunch, lunch, and dinner.  Prior to the cruise, you can join Michael for a webinar during which he will provide a culinary guide and history of the famous dining regions in and around the city:  Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, Embarcadero/Financial District, Union Square, Central Market, SoMa/Yerba Buena, Mission District.

Package details and pricing to follow. Space will be limited to availability.

Jazz Cruises, together with Legendary Former San Francisco Chronicle Food Critic, Michael Bauer, will present a culinary “tour” of San Francisco. First, Michael will provide a list of recommended restaurants for brunch, lunch, and dinner.  Prior to the cruise, you can join Michael for a webinar during which he will provide a culinary guide and history of the famous dining regions in and around the city:  Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, Embarcadero/Financial District, Union Square, Central Market, SoMa/Yerba Buena, Mission District.

Package details and pricing to follow. Space will be limited to availability.

MUSIC TOURS

Opened in 2013, the 35,000-square-foot SFJAZZ Center is located on the corner of Fell and Franklin Streets in the heart of San Francisco’s fine arts district. The Center is the first stand-alone structure in the country built specifically for jazz performance, with the 700-seat Robert N. Miner Auditorium and 100-seat Joe Henderson Lab. The building was designed by award winning architect Mark Cavagnero with the audio designed by Sam Berkow, one of the nation’s premier acoustical consultants.  Jazz Cruises, together with SFJAZZ, will present the Ron Carter Quartet in concert at SFJAZZ. 

Opened in 2013, the 35,000-square-foot SFJAZZ Center is located on the corner of Fell and Franklin Streets in the heart of San Francisco’s fine arts district. The Center is the first stand-alone structure in the country built specifically for jazz performance, with the 700-seat Robert N. Miner Auditorium and 100-seat Joe Henderson Lab. The building was designed by award winning architect Mark Cavagnero with the audio designed by Sam Berkow, one of the nation’s premier acoustical consultants.  Jazz Cruises, together with SFJAZZ, will present the Ron Carter Quartet in concert at SFJAZZ. 

Opened in 2013, the 35,000-square-foot SFJAZZ Center is located on the corner of Fell and Franklin Streets in the heart of San Francisco’s fine arts district. The Center is the first stand-alone structure in the country built specifically for jazz performance, with the 700-seat Robert N. Miner Auditorium and 100-seat Joe Henderson Lab. The building was designed by award winning architect Mark Cavagnero with the audio designed by Sam Berkow, one of the nation’s premier acoustical consultants.  Jazz Cruises, together with SFJAZZ, will present the Ron Carter Quartet in concert at SFJAZZ. 

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