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How to improve your chances of getting tickets

Due to popularity, the Port of Oakland’s harbor tour tickets usually sell out within minutes. Below are some useful tips to help you increase your chances at getting harbor tour tickets when they become available:

  • Use a computer with a high-speed Internet connection.
  • You may need to clear your cache before opening the Port of Oakland’s ticketing page. Every computer is different.
  • Visit the Port of Oakland’s harbor tour ticketing page in advance so that you are familiar with the navigation of the page. You might even wish to do a few practice runs on the web site.
  • Be ready to select the exact date of the harbor tour that you want—along with a secondary choice in case the tour date you want is unavailable.
  • Log onto the ticketing page a few minutes prior to the tickets going live, and begin refreshing the page until the tickets appear at exactly 7:00 p.m. PDT.