Treasure Island is accessible from San Francisco via the MUNI 108 bus line which departs from the temporary Transbay Terminal located at Howard and Beale Streets in downtown San Francisco. A connecting shuttle from the Treasure Island Front Gate serves limited stops along Macalla Road on Yerba Buena Island.
Click here for MUNI 108 bus route and schedule information.
Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands are accessible via the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge/Interstate 80. Whether traveling from San Francisco or the East Bay, follow Interstate 80 onto the Bay Bridge and take the "Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island" left-lane exit at the halfway point of the Bay Bridge span. If traveling from the East Bay, a toll is required to access the Bay Bridge. There are no gas stations located on-Island.
The Treasure Island Development Authority encourages visitors and residents alike to maximize their use of public transportation, ride-sharing, carpooling and alternate transportation when traveling to and from Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands.
Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations are available in the Treasure Island Marina Parking Lot free-of-charge for use by the general public.
Click here for full information about the on-Island EV Charging Stations.
TIDA welcomes the recreational boating community to enjoy Clipper Cove while boating on San Francisco Bay, and encourages vessel owners and operators to respect fellow boaters and behave responsibly at all times. All vessel owners, operators and passengers shall adhere to the Clipper Cove Rules and Regulations at all times.
Click here for the Clipper Cove Rules and Regulations (PDF)
Treasure Isle Marina
Located in the northwest corner of Clipper Cove, Treasure Isle Marina offers daily guest slip and monthly slip rentals for recreational boaters with amenities including showers, restrooms and pump-out facilities. Click here for Treasure Isle Marina slip information and rates.
Anchoring in Clipper Cove
Recreational vessels are permitted anchorage in Clipper Cove. Overnight and multi-day anchorage for cruisers and travelers is also permitted with appropriate notification to TIDA and possession of a Clipper Cove Anchorage Permit. Click here for the full Anchorage Permit Policies and Procedures (PDF).
The process for obtaining Anchorage Permits and the limitations on length-of-stay are as follows:
Short-Term Anchorage Permit
(for a length-of-stay between 24 and 96 hours)
Submit the following information to TIDA online or by voicemail at 415-274-0382:
- Vessel name & CF number
- Vessel owner name and on-board contact phone #
- Dates of entry into and exit from Clipper Cove
Following submittal of information the Short-Term Anchorage Permit is considered issued unless vessel owner is contacted by TIDA. Consecutive permits are not issued. Violation of the Clipper Cove Rules and Regulations is considered grounds for revocation of a Short-Term Anchorage Permit.
Long-Term Anchorage Permits
(for a length of stay between 97 hours to 21 days)
Complete and submit a Long-Term Anchorage Permit Application at the TIDA office during regular weekday business hours. A hard copy Long-Term Anchorage Permit will be issued dependent on TIDA review and approval of the Application.
The hard-copy Long Term Anchorage Permit must be kept onboard the vessel at all times. Consecutive permits are not issued. Violation of the Clipper Cove Rules and Regulations is considered grounds for revocation of a Long-Term Anchorage Permit.
Vessels are not allowed to anchor beyond 21 days without explicit TIDA approval. TIDA approval of extension of a Long-Term Anchorage Permit is dependent on verifiable proof of threat to life safety, threat to property safety, or unsafe weather conditions.
PLEASE NOTE: There is a Safety Zone currently in effect beneath the Bay Bridge by order of the Captain of the Port. Click here for full information on the Safety Zone.