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Overnight guests: Pickup time is promptly at 4:00 p.m. from Point San Pablo Yacht Harbor. Checkout and return to the mainland is by 11:00 a.m.
Day use: Visitors are picked up from the floating dock nearest the harbor office. There is a waiting area on the deck between the white buildings with blue trim at approximately 11:15 a.m. and returned to the Harbor at approximately 3:45 p.m. (Map & Directions)
Cancellations: Cancellations for overnight visits are subject to a $30 service charge. Overnight cancellations made with less than 30 days notice will be refunded, at 90% of the cost paid, less a $30 service charge, only if the reservation can be rebooked. If the reservation cannot be re-booked, the entire amount is non-refundable. Rebooking - Guests rescheduling their visits are subject to a $30 rebooking fee. Rebooking with less than 30 days notice is subject to a $60 rebooking fee. Day use payments are non-refundable unless the visit is cancelled by East Brother Light Station, in which event, full refund will be made.
Because of strict water rationing, baths and showers are not available to guests who stay only one night. More information about staying at the lighthouse is available in the visitor information section.
To make a Day Use reservation with the online reservation system. Click on the reservation link above, in the new browser window, enter the date you wish to visit and select “1 night”, click the “Check Availability” button. Next, on the availability page, in the description for “Day Use – East Brother Light Station” verify the number of units available, matches the number of people you wish to visit the island (i.e. 1 unit = 1 person). Next, click on “Click To Make A Reservation Request” for “Day Use”. In the next screen, enter your personal information, select a “unit” for each person who will visit the island (i.e. if 6 people are visiting the island, then 6 units are required), also enter the total number of people in the “# of guests” entry. Complete the rest of the information and submit the reservation request.
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“You can sit and watch big ships and little seals cruise by, or gaze at the reposing birds or the rushing tide below the dock. There’s a sense of intimacy here and a feeling of remoteness, even though it’s just a short distance to the mainland.”
- Doug McConnell, Bay Area Backroads
East Brother Light Station is a lighthouse bed and breakfast located on the California coast near San Francisco, CA. Overnight lodging and day use are available at the light house.
Mailing Address: East Brother Light Station, Inc. 117 Park Place, Point Richmond, CA 94801 Phone: 510.233.2385
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