Visiting Ships & Tours

Come climb aboard the amphibious carriers, cutters, destroyers and cruisers docked at the Embarcadero and get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the sailors serving in the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

We have several guides on this site to help you with information about planning your experience at Fleet Week under "Plan Your Trip".

All ship tours are free of charge 

Tour lines are on a first come, first served basis.



  • Backpacks, weapons of any kind, pets including service animals, and vapes are not allowed on ship tours. 
  • There are no holding areas for backpacks, strollers, bicycles in the area. 
  • Due to security reasons, all such items will not be permitted to remain on or near the pier areas.
  • For security reasons, all such items will be removed from the pier and may be searched or otherwise disposed of.

Please read full guidelines below:


Required Visitor Conduct


Due to the U.S. Navy's current operational security posture, we cannot confirm the names of ships participating in the 2022 San Francisco Fleet Week until the ships are pierside. Thank you for understanding.

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Ship Tours

All ship tours are free of charge

NO BACKPACKS on ship tours - full guidelines below

Required Visitor Conduct

Port of San Francisco - Embarcadero
PIER 30/32 + PIER 35

more information

Attendees of a ship display tour the bow of the USS Stockdale on Pier 80 as part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2015, Oct. 10. SFFW 15’ is a week-long event that blends a unique training and education program, bringing together key civilian emergency responders and Naval crisis-response forces to exchange best practices focused on humanitarian assistance disaster relief with particular emphasis on defense support to civil authorities.